Music

5 Takeaways From Bun B’s Reddit AMA

Apr 1, 2015 By Dan Solomon

The patron saint of Houston hip-hop took to Reddit to answer questions from fans about his Rice course, religion, Houston restaurants, what’s hot in Texas hip-hop, and more. Here are some of the highlights. 

The Dreamer

Mar 15, 2015 By Christian Wallace

A fond rememberance of Kent Finlay, the founder of Cheatham Street Warehouse and the “Godfather of Texas songwriters.” 

“The First Roadie—Ever”

Mar 13, 2015 By Paul Cullum

Ben Dorcy, who turns 90 next month, has been a roadie since 1950, and in that time has worked with Willie, Waylon, Johnny and June Carter Cash, Jerry Jeff, Randy Rogers, Jack Ingram,  . . . well, you get the idea.

Remembering Bobby “Blue” Bland

Jan 27, 2015 By John Nova Lomax

In their sixties Houston-based prime, the music of Bobby “Blue” Bland and his musical director Joe Scott was every bit as good as that of Frank Sinatra and Nelson Riddle.