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This Week In Texas Music History:

This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman meets a former railroad worker who helped launch the careers of some of the biggest names in country music.

This Week In Texas Music History: William John Marsh

This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman honors a non-Texan who played a vital role in helping us celebrate ours state’s heritage.

This Week In Texas Music History: Laura Lee Owens McBride

This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman celebrates the first female singer to work with the King of Western Swing.

This Week In Texas Music History: Houston Liederkranz

This week, Texas music scholar Gary Hartman celebrates one of the oldest musical organizations in the state.

Hip Pocket Theatre’s Campaign To Save Its History

Many of the videos were lost in a fire, others were tumbled together in a storage unit. Now Fort Worth’s whimsical outdoor theater company is trying to bring them all together – and create something new with it.

This Week In Texas Music History: T.D. Bell Is Born

This Week in Texas Music History, we’ll meet a bluesman who played in corner bars and at Carnegie Hall.

This Week in Texas Music History: Blaze Foley Is Born

This Week in Texas Music History, we’ll learn about a songwriter whose flame burned briefly but brightly.

This Week In Texas Music History: Biscuit Turner Is Born

This Week in Texas Music History, we’ll meet the oven-baked Big Boy of Austin punk.

This Week In Texas Music History: Maria Callas Opens Dallas Opera

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This Week in Texas Music History, we’ll have a date with a diva in Dallas.

This Week In Texas Music History: Cotton Club Opens in Lubbock

This Week in Texas Music History, we’ll celebrate a country dance hall that helped change rock and roll history.

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