Even when we can't make it to the Spoke for a dose of chicken-fried steak and boot-scootin, we're still privy to all the inside information at the legendary local honky-tonk. Proprietor James M. White keeps us up on the straight skinny on celebrity sightings (everybody goes there), who sat in with what band and who danced the night away with whom. The cheery bi-monthly missives are also laced with tidbits about Austin history, White's country-style humor, and regular updates on his ongoing genealogical expeditions around the nation. And if we need souvenirs for friends around the country, there's a handy order blank on the back.
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