Monthly Archives: April 2023

Happy 90th Birthday, Willie!

Confession: I’ve never really been that big of a Willie Nelson fan. Still, Willie’s more than just a great singer/songwriter/musician — he’s an icon. He’s a legend. And at 90 years old (or is it “young”?), he’s one of our … Continue reading

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Sing a Song of Skip Spence

Quicksilver Messenger Service, Jefferson Airplane, and Moby Grape all helped weave the tapestry that became known as the “San Francisco sound” in the 60s. Alex “Skip” Spence (known to friends and fans as Skippy) was a common thread running through … Continue reading

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EXTRA! EXTRA! Newspapers Dying!

“Read all about it!” Ooops! too late — already gone. A recent digital headline screamed at me that the Texas Observer was dying. Shock waves rocked me as I thought about the Observer and what a newspaper’s death represents. See, … Continue reading

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Songs of Will T. Massey — “Later to Live”

One of several songs that Will recorded for  2 different CDs, releasing this and 4 other tunes on both “Acoustic Session” (released April 2005) and “Letters in the Wind” (released January 2006). I had forgotten how many overlaps those two … Continue reading

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Play the game sweeping the internet — Whack-a-Troll! Tired of the increasing ubiquity of ads everywhere you look? We’ve come to expect that from newspapers, billboards, and radio and TV — but now, we get these attention hogs clogging our … Continue reading

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