No. 46 (Spring 2011)
Roy Orbison: A Lot of Ways to Be Lonely:
How an introvert from Wink, Texas, transformed popular music with a riveting voice and radical songwriting style - bringing introspection and yearning to rock 'n' roll.
PLUS: Stories Behind the Songs:
That Lovin' You Feelin' Again
Oh, Pretty Woman
Only the Lonely
Slouching Toward Stardom:
Hayes Carll is edging his way into the canon of great Texas songwriters - one clever turn at a time.
Texas Tales: Toni Price: Toni Price's Tuesday-night residency at the Continental Club in Austin is nicknamed Hippie Hour; as its queen, she perches on her stool, spreading her purifying musical energy.
Pioneers: Mickey Newbury: Houston's forgotten son is perhaps its greatest songwriter ever - and the Outlaw Movement's real father.
Miles & Miles: Billy Bob's Texas:
The "World's Largest Honky Tonk" may be the most recognizable country bar in the world. And this year it turns 30.
SPOTLIGHT - Texas talent you should know about