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Robert Cray- Strong Persuader

the breakout album “Strong Persuader” by my guest In the Studio, Robert Cray.

Joe Bonamassa- Best So Far

Joe Bonamassa may mine a musical vein stretching way back into the field hollers of 19th century African slaves picking cotton, but his social media promo machine is pure 21st century. Here is Joe Bonamassa In the Studio. [jwplayer config="Audio…

Jeff Healey 1966- 2008

...(cont) every headline before and since the cancer-related premature death of blues-rock phenomenon Jeff Healey March 2, 2008 has included the qualifier "blind guitarist" , as if Healey's mind-blowing facility and unique technique on the instrument,his more-than-competent rich vocals,his uncanny choice of material,and Jeff's wicked ultra-dry sense of humor were less defining of the man than his inability to read the drive-through menu at Taco Bell...(more)

Jonny Lang- Forty Days- Dallas 3-17-97

Jonny Lang even at age 16 had a very old soul, 3-17-97 on my Dallas/Ft.Worth radio show singing Muddy Waters' "Forty Days".

Robert Cray-Right Next Door-Dallas 7-87

In observance of his birthday 8/1, Robert Cray "Right Next Door(Because of Me) " from Dallas July 1987.

Jeff Healey 1966-2008

...(cont) every headline before and since the cancer-related 2008 premature death of blues-rock phenomenon Jeff Healey has included the qualifier "blind guitarist", as if Healey's mind-blowing facility and unique technique on the instrument,his more-than-competent rich vocals,his uncanny choice of material,and Jeff's wicked ultra-dry sense of humor were less defining of the man than his inability to read the drive-through menu at Taco Bell...(more)

Chris Whitley-Living With the Law- Dallas 7-91

Although Chris Whitley's birth certificate listed Houston Texas as his birthplace, by the time the eclectic modern bluesman's untimely death in 2005 at age 45, Chris had lived all over the world. Sensing a rare authenticity and smoldering passion upon the release of his major label debut Living With the Law in Summer 1991...

Ian Moore- Just a Little Bit- Dallas 1993

Sitting in the East Texas barbecue roadhouse Stanley's in Tyler recently with a couple of veteran radio buddies, I noticed their upcoming schedule of musical guests, including the talented Ian Moore. But the brief description of the rhythm…

Robert Cray- More Than I Can Stand- 1987 Dallas

Here is proof that the Robert Cray Band has been an impeccable live outfit nightly for decades, performing "More Than I Can Stand (It's Over)" at Dallas' Club Redux in 1987. -Redbeard  [jwplayer config="Audio Player" file="http://its-live.s3.amazonaws.com/LIVE-robert-cray-more-than-i-can-stand.mp3"…

Chris Whitley- Poison Girl- Dallas 7-91

...the dearly departed Chris Whitley in July 1991 outdoors in Dallas Texas under a tent on the lawn with no stage, no monitors, tiny PA,  accompanied only by several ancient Depression-era guitars and dobro with warped necks going in and out of tune, sharing “Poison Girl” from his debut album Living With the Law.