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    Dallas’ Place In Music History

    We’ll talk this hour about Dallas’ musical past and listen to songs produced in the city with music historian Alan Govenar. His new book is The Dallas Music Scene: 1920s-1960s.

  • Lightnin' Hopkins: His Life and Blues

    How did Texas blues shape the rock and roll of the late 20th Century and who was most responsible? We’ll spend this hour with writer, photographer and filmmaker Alan Govenar, His latest book is “Lightnin’ Hopkins: His Life and Blues” (Chicago Review Press, 2010).

  • Deep Ellum Blues

    As the singer says, “if you go down to Deep Ellum, put your money in your shoe.” But the area is changing. How will Deep Ellum embrace the future while keeping an eye on its past? We’ll discuss the landmark Dallas area this hour with documentarian, author, playwright, and historian Alan Govenar. Gianna Madrini, President […]

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