The Transfiguration of Southern Rock

The Transfiguration of Southern Rock

From Humble Origins to Global Connections American summers have long been filled with tunes connected to the South. Elvis Presley’s first single, “That’s All Right,” was released in July 1954. In the late 60’s, the summers of love, sun, urban riots, and war protests...
Are Southern Rockers Still Doing It Again?

Are Southern Rockers Still Doing It Again?

Baby Boomers Search for Their Southland Jams In 1975, Charlie Daniels’ hit single “The South’s Gonna Do It Again” dominated FM radio and announced Southern Rock’s commercial rule over the late 70s. Not only did Southern Rock shred its way through Dixie but also...

Old 97’s Just Rocks

If you look back into the archive of our post, you will find a review of a Texas band called Spoon. In said article, we explored a band that was experimenting with Texas Rock. Today, we are exploring a band that embraces it.   Established in 1994, Old 97’s...
Spoon Sparks Creativity

Spoon Sparks Creativity

Monkey On a Wedding Cake by Keith Carter 1998. I choose this photo for its unique subject matter, which matches the band discussed in today’s post. You can find Carter’s work here. When people think Texas Rock a general idea comes to mind of acoustic...