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Top Ten for 2009?

From the moment I sussed out the info that Steve Earle was releasing “Townes”, I knew I’d have to have that one. It’s a forever keeper. And, Guy Clark’s “Sometimes the Song Writes You” was getting multiple rave reviews before I’d ever heard of it, so I internet-ordered that. Kris Kristofferson’s “Closer to the Bone” kept me camped out by the mailbox for a while. Well worth the frostbite, though. Read more →

Ronnie Fauss – New Songs For The Old Frontier (Volume 1)

So I get Ronnie Fauss’s EP, New Songs for the Old Frontier (Fig Records), in the mail today. I play it a couple times and immediately fall in love with it. Read more →

Now that the haze is starting to dissipate…

47 Drams – Straight To Hell Add to My Profile | More Videos What can I say- that Tequila Brad sure knows how to throw a damn party.  Saturday night at Dan’s Silverleaf was a total liquor fueled, pull-out-all-the-stops, crank it up and rock this place throw down. With cake.  Read more →

The Drams in Colorado, February 2007

We all have our favorites – those bands that are just special to us for one reason or another.  It’s probably no secret to regular readers that we here at are partial to The Drams and, of course, Slobberbone.  And, although jitter has seen them live many times, this Read more →

The Drams – June 8, 2006 @ The Barley House

When Slobberbone released their fourth album, "Slippage," in 2002, it was apparent they were trying for a new direction.  The sound was leaner, tighter, and more produced.  Where they once chiseled out a unique alt country sound with banjos, mandolins, and even the occasional fiddle backing up fiery electric guitars, Read more →

Slobberbone – The Last Show

It was a sad day for Texas music on March 13, 2005. That’s when people from as far away as Europe crowded into a sold-out Dan’s Silverleaf in Denton to bid farewell to the State’s reigning ‘best bar band’.  That final show was short on covers and long on remembrances, Read more →

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