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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

Originally posted on Hillbilly Highways:
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

Originally posted on Hillbilly Highways:
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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Country Noir: Savage Season by Joe Lansdale

Originally posted on Hillbilly Highways:
Take two crazy S.O.B.s, add one simple plan, and, well, things go about as well as expected from there.  Savage Season is Lansdale’s first novel featuring Hap Collins and Leonard Pine.  He would go on…

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Music Monday: Was It 26 by Chris Stapleton

Originally posted on Hillbilly Highways:
Last week I talked about a great song that is special to me because of what it means in relation to my relationship with my dad.  Today I talk about a great song that is…

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