Ray Wylie Hubbard hosts Roots and Branches
weekly live from Tavern In The Gruene
for New Braunfels, Texas radio station KNBT 92.1 FM.
Two hours of music and interviews with established and up and coming Americana artists.
Willis Alan Ramsey
is to music as Harper Lee is to literature: he only made one album
, and that's sad in it's own way, but it's such an overwhelmingly perfect album, you're okay with it. "Probably the most imitated singer/songwriter you’ve never heard
," his legion of followers includes Lyle Lovett, Jimmie Dale Gilmore and Waylon Jennings, and he is rightfully considered one of the fathers of progressive country. He will make his second record in his own good time, whenever the hell that is
. Oh, and one of his songs was made famous by the Captain and Tennille
, but please don't let that dissuade you from exploring further.
The Ballad of a Feller Named Oscar Wilde
( -mp3 link
-, 5.13mb )
Found from the homepage of Joe. R. Lansdale
, Champion Mojo Storyteller of Nagadoches, Texas (author of the story upon which Bubba Ho-Tep
was based) and is, apparently, based on an actual event. Linked here because, well, because honestly we could all use a little more Dr. Demento in our lives.