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songwriting

Number One With a Bullet

Sep 30, 2007 By John Spong

Miranda Lambert likes guns, but there’s more to her than that, just as the sultry pouts on her album covers don’t tell the whole story of an East Texas girl who always wanted to be Merle Haggard.

He’s Daniel Johnston, And He Was Gonna Be Famous

Feb 1, 2005 By Michael Hall

He was, for a while, and look what happened: Today one of the great songwriters in the alternative-rock universe is a 44-year-old manic-depressive living with his parents in Waller. And the worst thing about it is, he’s about to be famous again.

City Girl

Apr 1, 2004 By Michael Hall

"I moved to Austin in 1974, and it was this kind of magical place. The whole alternative culture controlled the town."