Looking for a sport that offers plenty of cheap thrills and wacky challenges but requires no training, no equipment, and no big bucks? Try miniature golf.
When the summer heat starts to get to you, cool your heels by plunging into an icy green swimming hole.
The imminent demise of Austin’s famed music hall already has Texans singing the Armadillo homesick blues.
He came to Austin, Texas, with a guitar on his knee.
The beat goes on in Texas music - from Christopher Cross’s pop ‘n’ roll to the ever-rich rhythm and blues of the Fabulous Thunderbirds.
Filmmaker Les Blank focuses on foot-tapping music, down-home cooking, and the vanishing art of having a good time.
How Gordon McLendon stormed Texas with Top 40 . . . da doo ron ron.
New records from Texas’ die-hard country, rock, and punk musicians.
New stars in sight are big and bright—deep in the heart of Texas.
Then grab your platters and step into the golden era of rock Ã«n’ roll.
Neither the Lone Star Café nor Debby Boone is what country music is all about, and a few Texas citizens are trying to set the record straight.
You may have to bar hop to find Austin’s best-kept musical secret-Uncle Walt’s Band. And, presenting the annual Buddy magazine music awards, sealed with a kiss.
Austin City Limits makes pop music on television worth watching-and listening to. Also, musings on the superiority of Metroplex radio.
Houston guitarist Rocky Hill is a rising star; catch him if you can.
And T-shirts and photos and Elvis’ dinner jacket-all at the first Dallas-Fort Worth Records Collectors’ Convention.
Wide-open spaces and prairie madness make the special music of Lubbock.
At the Grapevine Opry the neighbors sing country music, and even your granny can have fun.
Most pop festivals have moved into stadiums, but this summer two Texas musical events blossomed in the great outdoors.
Back in the forties Gatemouth Brown took Texas blues uptown,. Now he’s taking C&W to New Orleans.
Amid blaring trumpets, raised fists, bottles of beer, and a cheering mob stands the king of Saturday night.
If it’s Saturday night and you just got paid, you’re a fool about your money and don’t try to save—go dancing.
It takes all kinds of ethnic music to make the world go round.
How to squeeze a multimillion-dollar business out of a ten-second radio jingle.
There’s a heaven for record collectors and it’s in the middle of West Texas.
Balcones Fault is a show band with a head on its shoulders.
Western swing will never die, and Bob Wills’ Texas Playboys will never retire.
Cajun music is one good reason to live in a swamp Are there any others?
ZZ Top knew a good thing when they saw it: Texas.
How Fort Worth‘s gentry learned to love the blues.
No wilderness experience in Texas is quite like Big Bend National Park, more than 800,000 acres of mountains, desert, and river so stark and dreamy that it’s difficult to distinguish where reality ends and apparition begins. Jagged peaks sheltering pine forests more typical of New Mexico or Colorado, canyons that