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Don Gallardo’s Still Here

Don Gallardo’s Still Here

By Brian Rock After fifteen years in the music business with four previous studio albums and one live album, Don Gallardo wants you to know that he’s, Still Here. On this, his fifth studio album, […]

Old Crow Medicine Show’s Volunteer

Old Crow Medicine Show’s Volunteer

By Brian Rock Old Crow Medicine Show celebrates their 20th anniversary with the release of their latest album, Volunteer. Within the first three seconds of the lead song, “Flicker & Shine,” it’s clear that they […]

TJ West: Bonnie Whitmore

TJ West: Bonnie Whitmore

By Kim Grant Bonnie Whitmore once asked of the Dallas Observer “Where is the Liz Phair of today?”  The Austin-based musician answered that question with her 2016 album, Fuck With Sad Girls, her feminist album […]

Sarah Shook and the Disarmers’ Releases New Album Years

Sarah Shook and the Disarmers’ Releases New Album Years

By Brian Rock Sarah Shook and the Disarmers exploded onto the American scene with their 2017 release, Sidelong. Now they’re back to throw gas on that fire with their new album, Years. Inspired by the […]

Song Premier: “The River” from Floater: A Tribute to the Tributes to Gary Floater

Song Premier: “The River” from Floater: A Tribute to the Tributes to Gary Floater

Austin based label, Eight 30 Records will release the eighteen-song album, Floater: A Tribute to the Tributes to Gary Floater, May 4, 2018. A native of Missouri, Gary Floater, who is best known for his […]

Radney Foster: Songs, Stories & The Greatest Show On Earth

Radney Foster: Songs, Stories & The Greatest Show On Earth

Welcome to TJ Music’s first eZine. Radney Foster: Songs, Stories & The Greatest Show On Earth. TJ Editor, Courtney S. Lennon, takes you to hang out with one the greatest songwriters of their generation, listen to […]

Andrew Sheppard’s Steady Your Aim

Andrew Sheppard’s Steady Your Aim

By Brian Rock Andrew Sheppard aims to please on his second album, Steady Your Aim. Continuing the authentic and distinctive Americana sound he developed on 2015’s Far From Here, Sheppard steadies his reputation as an […]

The Top of the World by 6 String Drag

The Top of the World by 6 String Drag

By Brian Rock 6 String Drag invites you to take a trip to The Top of the World on their third full length release. Playing pure, unadulterated Rock N Roll, the band seems blissfully unconcerned […]

Interview: Scott B. Bomar, co-author: “Wanda Jackson: Every Night is Saturday Night”

Interview: Scott B. Bomar, co-author: “Wanda Jackson: Every Night is Saturday Night”

Legendary rockabilly and country music pioneer Wanda Jackson released her first-ever autobiography, Every Night Is A Saturday Night: A Country Girl’s Journey To The Rock N’ Roll Hall Of Fame, co-written by Scott B. Bomar. Wanda […]

Women For Wanda: A Tribute To The Queen of Rockabilly

Women For Wanda: A Tribute To The Queen of Rockabilly

 In 1995, Pam Tillis, Wanda Jackson, Iris Dement and Rosie Flores played “Live at The Ryman,” a show that included an all female line up and band. As part of TJ’s Wanda Week, we continue the […]

Wanda Jackson: The Queen of Cool

Wanda Jackson: The Queen of Cool

By Courtney S. Lennon, Editor It is mid-September, 2017. Wanda Jackson, The First Lady of Rockabilly, is at home in Oklahoma, the place of her birth and where she has spent almost her entire life. […]

Anderson East’s “Encore”

Anderson East’s “Encore”

By Josh Schott Anderson East is one of the most interesting artists in the Americana scene today. His debut album Delilah gleamed with potential. Particularly East has a voice most singers dream of having: it’s […]