On March 5, 1963, country singers Patsy Cline, Cowboy Copas, and Hawkshaw Hawkins died in a plane crash near Camden, Tennesee, about 90 miles west of Nashville. Around 6:20 p.m., their Piper Comanche PA-24 aircraft slammed into the ground, killing everyone on board instantly and leaving a six-foot-d ... More >>
In our recent interview with Kinky Friedman, performing tonight at Dosey Doe in the Woodlands, we mulled over Jesse Dayton's on-going project of an album of Friedman's songs. Friedman was very enthusiastic.
"The last time we talked, Jesse had already done the basic tracks for eight songs," said Fri ... More >>
Jesse Dayton is learning the joys of Facebook. The ex-Houston honky-tonker and Rob Zombie rockabilly muse, who plays the Armadillo Palace February 26 and Conroe's Texas Independence Day Festival March 5, took to YouTube Tuesday to explain why he had to start a new fan page.
Not only had his ... More >>
Courtesy of Carolyn FarbL-R: Kinky Friedman, Carolyn Farb and Becoming Kinky playwright Ted SwindleyThe musical Becoming Kinky: The World According To Kinky Friedman, which will star former Houstonian Jesse Dayton as the Texas author, humorist, novelist, musician and two-time gubernatorial ca ... More >>
Houston socialite Carolyn Farb co-producing dramatization of eccentric Texan's life
Former Houstonian Jesse Dayton has been tapped to play the lead role of Kinky Friedman in Becoming Kinky: The World According to Kinky Friedman, Dayton told Rocks Off this afternoon.
Written by New York aut ... More >>