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Asleep at the Wheel

The Checklist

Sep 17, 2015 By Jeff Salamon

A look at what to read, watch, and listen to this (wonderfully jam-packed) month in order to achieve maximum Texas cultural literacy.

Ray Benson

Jan 20, 2013 By Evan Smith

“I’m a personality and a singer—that’s how I make my living—but I’m always a guitar player.”

CD and Book Reviews

Jul 31, 1999 By Texas Monthly

CDs by Doctors’ Mob and the American Analog Set, plus a tribute to Bob Wills; booksby James Lee Burke and Louise Redd.

Music to Our Ears

Feb 1, 1999 By Eileen Schwartz

Texans (natives or onetime residents) have quite an impressive record when it comes to the Grammy awards. Most years we’ve practically dominated—big surprise—the country music category, but we chalked up our share of wins in other classes too. Here’s the score: • Total number of Grammys awarded to Texans from…

Yule Love It

Aug 31, 1997 By Jordan Mackay

The holiday season comes early for Asleep at the Wheel, who’ve just wrapped Merry Texas Christmas, Y’all (High Street/Windham Hill Records) at Austin’s Bismeaux studios. Highlights include Tish Hinojosa singing “Feliz Navidad” and Willie Nelson and Don Walser on “Silent Night.” Too homey for you? Wheel front man Ray Benson’s…