Summertime Peruse

A respite of rock & roll reading

Had enough? Of spring music festivals, I mean. From South by Southwest to this weekend's continuing Chaos in Tejas downshift, every act wielding a tuba, banjo, bong, or upside down crucifix has trampled our parched patch of burgeoning paradise. Time to chill out, broheme – sistren. Pull up a swimming hole, backyard, or sofa and crack a book. We did, and already the fall stack rises to meet this bookshelf. As spring festivals, tours, and releases recede, do like Bob Seger says: Turn the page.

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More Rock & Roll Summer Reading
Twisting by the Pool
Twisting by the Pool
Music on the printed page as opposed to a festival stage

Raoul Hernandez, June 21, 2013

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Texas Platters
Curtis McMurtry
The Hornet's Nest (Record Review)

Jim Caligiuri, Feb. 24, 2017

Texas Platters
Scott H. Biram
The Bad Testament (Record Review)

Tim Stegall, Feb. 24, 2017

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Shinyribs
I Got Your Medicine (Record Review)

Feb. 24, 2017

Terry Allen’s Manifest Monographs
Terry Allen’s Manifest Monographs
Lubbock don stages a vintage show for the ages

Jan. 16, 2017

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Rock & Roll Summer Reading, Allman Brothers, Ricky Skaggs, Merle Haggard, Allan Sherman, Alex Chilton, Mick Farren

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