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Have Yourself a Continental Christmas
The Wagoneers and more at the end of the world (year?)
"...Friday, the Continental Club rings the nostalgia chimes with Speedy Sparks’ “End of the World Party,” followed tomorrow Saturday..."

Dec. 21, 2012 Music Post by Margaret Moser

Nacho Daddy
What do Michael Jackson and Manu Chao have in common? Joe King Carrasco.
"...first gig down in McAllen in 1976. Carrasco, bassist Speedy Sparks, and guitarist Ike Ritter shared $15 between them..."

Jan. 25, 2013 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

To Sir, With Love
The people whose lives were touched by Doug Sahm
"...anybody here who knew about swamp pop, except maybe Speedy Sparks, but Doug knew everything and we could talk..."

Nov. 26, 1999 Music Feature by Christopher Gray

Speedy Sparks
"...Speedy SparksOK, Let's Play (Dynamic) If you have any recordings..."

Feb. 2, 2001 Music Review by Ken Lieck

The Ballad of El Molino
Unearthing one of the great "lost" albums of Texas rock & roll history
"...Bassist Speedy Sparks started his musical career as doorman at Austin's..."

Oct. 11, 2002 Music Feature by Bill Bentley

The Class Conscious Honky-Tonk of Croy & the Boys
Corey Baum’s crew nails the zeitgeist of 2019 Austin
"...Amy Hawthorne, a scene veteran who played bass with Speedy Sparks and Koolerators, melded a Texas Tornados groove with..."

Sept. 6, 2019 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

Page Two: More Stars Than There Are in Heaven
Honoring those who helped create, and now tend, the legacy of Clifford Antone
"...Brothers. George Raines, Sarah Brown, Kaz Kazanoff, Jon Blondell, Speedy Sparks, Hubert Sumlin, Mel Brown, James Cotton, and C.B...."

June 2, 2006 Column by Louis Black

Dancing About Architecture
Punk rock rough stuff; Emo calls it quits; Tenacious D seems to be the shit.
"...sound like the guy who doesn't get it," sputters Speedy Sparks, attempting to remain calm, before exploding, "But I..."

March 24, 2000 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Decade Awards
"...3. Speedy Sparks..."

March 17, 2000 Music Feature

Behind the Crown
"...on East Sixth Street was Ike Ritter on guitar, Speedy Sparks on bass, David Mercer on Farfisa, and Richard..."

Jan. 25, 2013 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Designated Drummer
Drummer Ernie Durawa's Way of Knowledge.
"..."I first met Joe through bass player Speedy Sparks," Durawa recalls. "I was renting the house on..."

May 23, 2003 Music Feature by Bill Bentley

Dancing About Architecture
SXSW is still over, and now so is the new Emo's and the Metro. True Believers are back, though.
"...can be found playing at his usual haunts... Finally, Speedy Sparks is alive and well. I say that just..."

March 29, 2002 Music Column by Ken Lieck

Doug Sahm: All About the Groove
Views & Brew panel tonight at the Cactus goes deep
"...All About the Groove features Sahm peers/bandmates Marcia Ball, Speedy Sparks, and Ernie Durawa, as well as the best..."

Nov. 18, 2013 Music Post by Jim Caligiuri

Beer Drinkers, Meet 'Alcospeed'
Just in time for SXSW … someone comes out against Sparks.
"...A-B's "Tilt" and "Bud Extra" beverages along with Miller's "Sparks" drink – are similar in appearance and flavor (gag)..."

March 3, 2008 News Post by Jordan Smith

Alcorn/Chadbourne, Dr. Eugene Chadbourne
Texas Platters
"...Walter Daniels and Sahm rhythm section Ernie Durawa and Speedy Sparks. On Sahm's "Can't Go Back to Austin," Durawa..."

May 23, 2003 Music Review by David Lynch

Live at Liberty Lunch
The Neville Brothers
"..."The Penguin." Ernie "Murphy" Durawa was on drums, and Speedy Sparks had a night off from working the door..."

July 23, 1999 Music Feature

Family Circle
Charlie and Will Sexton
"...fact, was a musician, an Austin bass player named Speedy Sparks. Kay's boys idolized him and he in turn..."

Dec. 20, 1996 Music Feature by Margaret Moser

Margaret Moser Memorial
"...Charlie Sexton and Speedy Sparks..."

Dec. 12, 2017 Photo Gallery

Live Music This Weekend, Aug. 11-13
Elvis tribute to Japanoise, take your pick
"...big bro’s Mystic Knights of the Sea, featuring bassist Speedy Sparks, who played with Charlie that first fateful night...."

Aug. 11, 2017 Music Post by Victoria Mycue

Record Store Day Unearths a Roky Erickson Rarity
Reanimating one of the great Austin tributes
"...Sahm gathered sons Shawn and Shandon along with bassist Speedy Sparks and set the song on fire. As only..."

April 21, 2017 Music Feature by Bill Bentley

7 Roky Erickson Moments at the Austin Music Awards
"...Will Sexton is sizzling with Mike Buck on drums, Speedy Sparks on bass, and John X Reed reminding everyone..."

March 3, 2017 Features Feature

Austin Music Awards Hall of Fame Inductees 1983-2016
Never before published list of all Austin Music Awards Hall of Fame inductees
"...Speedy Sparks (00)..."

March 3, 2017 Features Feature

Austin Music Awards Show Performers 1983-2016
Every AMA performance lineup of the past 34 years
"...Steve James; Roky Erickson with Will Sexton, Mike Buck, Speedy Sparks, John X Reed..."

March 3, 2017 Features Feature

Public Notice: October Surprise?
Developers threaten to take their PUDkin and go home
"...Guitars, Bass and Drums (Denny Freeman, John X Reed, Speedy Sparks, Rodney Craig) and a served buffet at 7:09pm...."

Oct. 21, 2016 News Column by Nick Barbaro

The Residents
Twelve essential weekly hangs
"...two Doug Sahm compadres, guitarist John Reed and bassist Speedy Sparks, he gets the weekend started on the good..."

Nov. 27, 2015 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

Are Red 7 and Red Eyed Fly merging? That and whatever happened to the Strange Boys answered in this week's music news.
"...hosts a "Groover's Gathering" featuring the house band of Speedy Sparks, John X Reed, and Tom Lewis backing Sahm..."

July 24, 2015 Music Column by Kevin Curtin

SXSW Live Shot: Doug Sahm Tribute
Induct the Texas groover into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame!
" of Charlie Sexton, bandleader Michael Ramos, Denny Freeman, Speedy Sparks, and the original bass player for the Sir..."

March 22, 2015 Music Post by Doug Freeman

Pawn Shop Rock
In hock? We've got just the ticket!
"...also discovered a vintage Fender Pre­cision bass stolen from Speedy Sparks on one of his pawn excursions and tipped..."

Aug. 29, 2014 Music Feature by Tim Stegall

Ben Vaughn
"...Reed, and the late-model Quintet rhythm section of bassist Speedy Sparks and drummer Mike Buck, in applying the departed..."

Aug. 15, 2014 Music Review by Scott Schinder

Joe King Carrasco y El Molino
Texas Platters go mondo
"...Molino, which today includes respected locals John X Reed, Speedy Sparks, Ernie Durawa, Augie Meyers, and Joe Morales. Rucca..."

Aug. 8, 2014 Music Feature by Kevin Curtin

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