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Robyn Ludwick straps on her rock ’n’ roll shoes for “This Tall to Ride” From writing "like a dude" to swapping songs with "Texas Jesus" to acting on film with Gurf Morlix, this Wimberley woman knows no fear

By Richard Skanse Considering that there’s enough cocaine on her latest album to fuel Tusk-era Fleetwood Mac, it’s somewhat of a surprise (and/or relief) to hear …

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Malcolm Holcombe: Sing a little bit of those working man blues North Carolina songwriter takes a hard look at harder times with his Darrell Scott-produced “Pretty Little Troubles”

By j. poet Malcolm Holcombe’s tuneful growl sounds like it’s coming from the depths of a coal mine, or the smoky backroom of a seedy pool …

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Delbert McClinton and his biographer, Diana Finlay Hendricks (Courtesy of Delbert McClinton/Photo by Kim Porterfield)
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Two of the Fortunate Few A conversation with Americana/Texas music legend Delbert McClinton and his biographer, Diana Finlay Hendricks 

By Richard Skanse What a difference two years — and a helluva lotta dedicated hard work — can make. Back in January 2016, when Diana Finlay …

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Q&A: Savannah Welch The resilient singer-songwriter, actress, and devoted mother looks back on the most transformative year of her life — and shares her perspective on how losing a leg helped her find her way.

By Richard Skanse “Do you want to see how fast I can go?” It’s a week before Thanksgiving, and Savannah Welch is showing off her …

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Q&A: Drew Kennedy The Virginia-reared Texas/Red River songwriting ambassador talks about his new album, "At Home in the Big Lonesome," the gift of working with talented friends, and how a Robert Earl Keen song changed his life

By Mike Ethan Messick There are plenty of reasons to like Drew Kennedy. For starters, there’s the way his music bridges the gap between Texas …

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Reckless Kelly, from left, is Cody Braun, Jay Nazz, Joe Miller, Willy Braun, and David Abeyta. (Courtesy Reckless Kelly)
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Q&A: Cody Braun The Reckless Kelly multi-instrumentalist talks about the first-ever vinyl pressing of the band's debut, "Millican," out Oct. 20

By Mike Ethan Messick Sometimes bands and artists treat their debut projects — justifiably or otherwise — like a bad high-school picture they can’t quite erase but …

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