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Fall 2016

Volume 42 No. 1 (Fall 2016)

Editor's Note

Southwestern Songs
Alan Schaefer
5

Nonfiction

Del Rio, Texas's Three
Jason Chronis
7
Honky-Tonk Heroes: Ernest Tubb and Floyd Tillman
Joe W. Specht
9
Nuwuvi Songlines
Michael Engelhard
17
Say It Loud!
Diana Garcia
21
Fortune, Fates, and Random Changes: The story of Mayo Thompson's Corky's Debt to His Father
Jasper Leach & Joel Minor
24

Artwork

Jaime Zuverza 53

Poetry and Song Lyrics

A Songwriter's Living Room (For Kent Finlay)
Marshall Anderson
58
Wasting Time
David Longoria
59
In a Coma, Bob Wills Dreams of His Fiddle Fort Worth, 1975
J. Todd Hawkins
60
Magdalena Eulogizes Her Outlaw after Dylan's "Romance in Durango"
J. Todd Hawkins
61
Summer Painter
Bill Callahan
62
To Be of Use
Bill Callahan
63
Jim Cain
Bill Callahan
64
If Anything
Kyle Schlesinger
65
Songs for Cameron
Conrad Shumaker
66
Shifting Sands
Conrad Shumaker
68
Power
Conrad Shumaker
70

Book and Album Reviews

Listening to Rosita: The Business of Tejana Music and Culture 1930-1955 by Mary Ann Villarreal
Jennifer Ruch
72
Los Lobos: Dream in Blue by Chris Morris
Monica Montelongo Flores
73
A Gathering of Promises: The Battle for Texas's Psychedelic Music, From the 13th Floor Elevators to the Black Angels and Beyond by Ben Graham
Jason Mellard
75
Bedhead 1992-1998
Etienne Greib
77

Contributors

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