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Music Economic Impact Study results

Music Economic Impact Study results

| November 15, 2017 | Reply

Texas Music Office Releases 2017 Texas Music Economic Impact Study “The Texas Music industry plays a substantial role in the Texas economy. It is vital that we continue to measure and report its economic impact,” says TMO Director Brendon Anthony. “The Texas Music Office is dedicated to supporting this industry and creating a more supportive and […]

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Colter Wall, Uniqueness in Songwriter and Singer

Colter Wall, Uniqueness in Songwriter and Singer

| November 14, 2017 | Reply

Story and photo by Axton Deary Image it is the 1870s and you are standing at the corner of Commerce Street and Ross Avenue in Dallas, Texas. An incoming train has just arrived from Denison, Texas, on the Missouri Kansas Texas Railroad, full of cotton, lumber, and passengers. There is a young, tall, slim, out-of-towner […]

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Turnpike Troubadours come Full Circle with newest CD

Turnpike Troubadours come Full Circle with newest CD

| November 13, 2017 | Reply

Story by Axton Deary, Photos by Mary Jane Farmer. First appeared in the November issue of Buddy Magazine. Turnpike Troubadours released their 5th album, A Long Way From Your Heart, on Friday, Oct. 20, 2017. Lead singer of Turnpike Troubadours, Evan Felker, is easily one of our generation’s greatest songwriters and makes it seem like […]

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From Elvis to Elvira — the real story behind how ORB got Elvira

From Elvis to Elvira — the real story behind how ORB got Elvira

| September 6, 2017 | Reply

A shortened version of this article first appeared in Buddy Magazine’s September 2017 issue.    By Mary Jane Farmer Perhaps the most refreshing of Richard Sterban’s characteristics are that he has made a success of his life, the success he set out to make, and that he only speaks well of a former co-musician, Elvis […]

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WoodyFest, Saturday,Turnpike Troubadours, and extra

WoodyFest, Saturday,Turnpike Troubadours, and extra

| September 3, 2017 | Reply

Photos and short story by Mary Jane Farmer — Click on the links below for many photos! Just a short observation — Woody Fest, or by the full name The Woody Guthrie Festival, provides the best in acoustic or band, originals or covers of Woody’s and other folk singers’ songs, and people/volunteers involved. In addition, the […]

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