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.
It was a long time coming. Four years ago -- and five years after Cross Canadian Ragweed broke up -- 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...
This year, for the fifth consecutive year, Jason Boland & The Stragglers, and Turnpike Troubadours will be hosting Medicine Stone Music Festival. This festival set at The Diamondhead Resort in Talequah, Oklahoma is where Red Dirt's premiere names will be this September.
What happens when Eric Raines, of our Austin affiliate KOKE FM, asks Jason Boland, Stoney LaRue, Lee Ann Womack, Cody Canada and Mike McClure if they will sing together?
In this case, "The Weight."
Check out the all-star cover, unlike any cover you've ever heard, of The Band's "The Weight...
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
Posted by Cody Canada and the Departed on Friday, July 10, 2015
A band doesn't have to sell a million albums to become entwined in a culture, but it certainly helps. When Cross Canadian Ragweed s