Monthly Archives: January 2006

77 El Deora – Sirens

If you’ve ever traveled I-40 through Amarillo, you’ve no doubt seen a true example of classic “Americana:”  the Big Texan Steakhouse with its giant billboard challenge – if you can eat the entire 72 oz T-bone steak, it’s free. Next … Continue reading

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Kelly Pardekooper – Haymaker Heart

New to me in 2005 was Kelly Pardekooper, a singer-songwriter from Iowa.  His release, “Haymaker Heart,” (Leisure Time Records) spent a lot of time in my CD player but I never got around to writing a decent review on it.  … Continue reading

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Leaving, TX – 100 Miles To Sunday

A most welcome surprise that fell into our lap last week was Leaving TX’s “100 Miles to Sunday.” Without knowing anything about it, we popped it in the player, and loved it.  Just like that. Lead singer Chris Patterson’s voice … Continue reading

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