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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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Ellis Paul rocks the (Harmony) House

Ellis Paul rocks the (Harmony) House

| August 15, 2017 | Reply

He played to two open rooms, combined by a short wall, giving those listeners in each room his undivided attention. Ellis Paul is just that kinda pro, one who appreciates every single one of his fans and gives each one his best. Ellis played Sunday (Aug. 13, 2017) as part of the on-going Harmony House […]

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Packin’ up for the road

Packin’ up for the road

| August 12, 2017 | Reply

Mary Jane Farmer, Texas Nexus, August 2017 It’s a 3-column list I have worked up — “PACK UP” it’s called. It’s what I have to reference and cling to when getting ready to go to all the music festivals in my life. And there’s a bunch! Me and Hippie Van head out. She has clean […]

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