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SF: We Sold Our Souls by Grady Hendrix

Originally posted on Hillbilly Highways:
Originally I was just going to run my review of Grady Hendrix’s We Sold Our Souls over at my SF blog.  But selling your soul to the Devil has a rich history in hillbilly storytelling,…

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9/11 and the Problem with “Millennials”

Originally posted on Hillbilly Highways:
Some demographers—who are wrong—erroneously label me a Millennial.  I prefer Generation X.  Or at least the Oregon Trail Generation.  I would demand satisfaction, but some from my cohort would acquiesce.  And demographers are like cockroaches. …

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Music Monday: The Last of My Kind by Jason Isbell

Originally posted on Hillbilly Highways:
I know I could have gone with the better known song, Elephant.  Believe me, I’ll get to it.  But this is the one that gives me a pain down deep in my gut (like Tim…

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Country Noir: The Girl From Blind River by Gale Massey

Originally posted on Hillbilly Highways:
Finally, a book that weren’t published years ago!  The Girl From Blind River just came out yesterday, but I got my grimy hands on a review copy. Jamie has got problems.  She is stuck in…

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Music Monday: Shreveport by Turnpike Troubadours

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I’m going to avoid going heavy again this week.  It occurs to me, given I use “Texas country” right in the blog name, that I have been neglected actual Texas country.  What could be more…

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Television: Ozark season 1

Originally posted on Hillbilly Highways:
There isn’t a lot of country noir on TV.  Justified may not quite be country noir, but it is more than close enough for a show that good.  I haven’t seen it, but Hap &…

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Music Monday: Luckenbach, Texas by Waylon Jennings

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After a couple heavy music posts, talking about my dad and my sister, let’s go with something a little lighter.  But not too light, because it is almost the Fourth of the July, and that…

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