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Cover StoriesFeaturesProfilesVol 3 Issue 6

LSM Cover Story: Jesse Dayton (Honky-Tonk Halloween) The Devil and Jesse Dayton: Don’t be fooled by all that runnin’ ’round with metal misfit Rob Zombie — this prodigal honky-tonk man will never forget his country raisin’. 

By Richard Skanse (LSM Oct/Nov 2010/vol. 3 – issue 6) Jesse Dayton was on his way to a show at Gruene Hall when the call …

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Courtesy Josh Abbott Band
FeaturesProfilesVol 3 Issue 6

In Profile: Josh Abbott Band From “Taste” to “She’s Like Texas,” Josh Abbott’s rise has been a whirlwind

By Laurie Barker James (LSM Oct/Nov 2010/vol. 3 – issue 6) It would be tempting to call West Texas singer-songwriter Josh Abbott a copy of …

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Kerrville Folk Festvial founder 
Rod Kennedy and festival 
producer Dalis Allen.
Photo by Melissa Webb

LSM Cover Story: Kerrville Folk Festival City of Song: For 39 years (and counting), the Kerrville Folk Festival has drawn music lovers from all walks of life deep into the heart of the Texas Hill Country. Some come as legends or to launch their careers; others, just to escape the real world, if only for a week or three. But nobody leaves untouched by song — and without a profound understanding of the words “Welcome Home.”

Cover StoriesFeaturesProfilesVol 3 Issue 4

Artist Q&A's

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FeaturesQ&AVol 6 Issue 2

Q&A: Kris Kristofferson Feeling mortal — but full of gratitude — the Rhodes scholar outlaw troubadour looks back on a life of song and bold decisions while embracing his present state of grace.

By Scott Schinder (March/April 2013/vol. 6 – Issue 2) At 76, Kris Kristofferson is currently making some of the best music of his career. The …

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Todd Snider at Cheatham Street. (Courtesy Cheatham Street Foundation Archives)
FeaturesQ&AVol 6 Issue 2

Songs & Stories of San Marcos: Todd Snider on Cheatham Street Warehouse "I'm gonna carve my name in the bar ..."

By Andrew Dansby (March/April 2013/vol. 6 – Issue 2) For years Todd Snider has been based out of and inspired by his home base of …

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Kent Finlay at Cheatham Street Warehouse. (Photo by Valerie Fremin)
Cover StoriesFeaturesProfilesQ&AVol 6 Issue 2

Songs & Stories of San Marcos: Kent Finlay The Storyteller: Cheatham Street’s Kent Finlay on George Strait, Todd Snider, Randy Rogers and the ongoing legacy of his beloved shrine to songwriters and Texas music.

By Richard Skanse (March/April 2013/vol. 6 – Issue 2) Although he took a decade-long hiatus from the club-running business in the ’90s, Cheatham Street Warehouse …

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Gargoyles. (Photo by Richard Skanse)
Cover StoriesFeatured Cover StoryFeaturesProfilesQ&AVol 6 issue 1

LSM Cover Story: Terry Allen Truckload of Art: Terry Allen (on everything)

By Richard Skanse (LSM Jan/Feb 2013/vol. 6 – Issue 1) In the summer of 1965, a 22-year-old art student from Lubbock, Texas, named Terry Allen walked …

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