It was a long time coming. Two years ago this week -- and five years after Cross Canadian Ragweed broke up, and to the pleasure of their fans everywhere -- Cody Canada was recorded on camera singing "Carney Man" at Blaine's Pub in San Angelo.
From our original post:
This is why you should never miss a show. You just never know what might happen. See you in a few hours at Gas Monkey Dallas Then tomorrow night in Lampasas, TX. #prayersforskinner #hippielovepunk
A band doesn't have to sell a million albums to become intertwined in a culture, but it certainly helps. When Cross Canadian Ragweed split in May of 2010, they had in fact sold over a million albums, and more than that had spent over a decade weaving their sound into the musical fiber -- and more so the hearts of thousands upon thousands Oklahomans and Texans.
It was on this date, May 19th in 2010, that the press release announcing that the king of Red Dirt bands, Cross Canadian Ragweed was “taking a break” was released. The announcement forever changed the Texas / Red Dirt music scene...
A couple weeks ago Lone Star Music Magazine set off on a quest to name the ultimate Texas and Red Dirt albums. Today they are down to the Final Four, and your vote will help determine the winners.
From Lone Star Magazine:
On the Oklahoma side, it’s Cross Canadian Ragweed’s Soul Gravy against Turnpike Troubadours’ Diamonds & Gasoline — literally, the two biggest bands in Red Dirt music of the last 20 years. Ra...
My first Cross Canadian Ragweed album was Highway 377, got it not long before I joined the Army in ‘02. I jammed "Long Way Home" all the way to Iraq and back, also "The President Song" off Live at Billy Bob's became a favorite during that time in my life...
A band doesn't have to sell a million albums to become entwined in a culture, but it certainly helps. When Cross Canadian Ragweed split in May of 2010, they had in fact sold over a million albums, and more than that had spent over a decade weaving their sound into the musical fiber -- and more so the hearts of thousands upon thousands Oklahomans and Texans.
It was on this date (May 19) in 2010, the press release announcing the band Cross Canadian Ragweed was "taking a break" was released. The announcement forever changed the Texas / Red Dirt music scene and left all of us screaming "CARRRRRNNNEEEYYYY MANNNNN!!"
Even though they are no more, Cross Canadian Ragweed is, by most accounts, one of the best bands to ever come out of the Red Dirt scene. So, this week with the RTX Sunday Video we take a look back at our favorite Boys From Oklahoma, with a song that'll transport you straight back to high school, "17."
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