It has become a catch-all for many Texas and Oklahoma-based bands, especially nationally (it's less divisive than the term "Texas Music," or "Texas Country"), those in the know know that there is a line.
Today Texas turns a sprightly 182 years young. It was on March 2, 1836, with the adoption of the Texas Declaration of Independence, settlers in Mexican Texas officially broke ties with Mexico and formed the most bad ass state in the union.
Johnny Cash was born on this day February 26, 1932, in Kingsland, Arkansas. He was one of seven children born to Ray Cash and Carrie Cloveree. Here are 11 random facts about Johnny Cash you might not have known:
With two critically acclaimed albums (Front Row Seat, Until My Voice Goes Out), and several of the most successful regional albums and EPs the Texas scene has ever seen the Lubbock-based band has carved out a special spot for themselves Country Music.
Though without a doubt Jason Boland & The Stragglers are one of the Red Dirt scene's most popular, successful and defining acts, they are a band that are yet to get the due that they're most certainly due