Drinking

Let There Be Lightnin’

Jan 20, 2013 By Michael Hall

Twenty-five years after his death, Sam Hopkins is still one of the most influential bluesmen in history—that much we know. But we don’t know nearly enough about who he was.

Come Dancing

Mar 1, 1995 By John Morthland

When country hunk Billy Ray Cyrus his megahit “Achy Breaky Heart” in 1992, country dancing—or at least a modern version of it—returned to vogue. Cyrus’ novelty song was released with a video that showed a line dance specifically created for the song, and—in a flashback to the Urban Cowboy craze of…

BYOB

Mar 1, 1982 By Anne Dingus

When liquor by the drink went into effect in 1971, Texas changed forever.

Drinking

Mar 1, 1982 By John Graves

Saint Paul said that a little wine is a fine thing. He must have known something.