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From Lightnin' Hopkins to Destiny's Child, Houston has long been a bottomless well of American music and memory. Host Will Dailey introduces you to the big sounds and bigger stories that bring Houston to life, from Steve Earle's run-in with Townes Van Zandt to a murder mystery it took a guitar master to solve. Go behind the scenes and take a stroll through the places you should go now to experience the authentic Houston through music, culture, and food.
To hear the artists mentioned in this episode, check Will’s playlist at soundofourtownpod.com
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Sound of Our Town is a production of Double Elvis and iHeartRadio.
Executive Produced by Jake Brennan, Brady Sadler, and Carly Carioli for Double Elvis. Production assistance by Matt Beaudoin. Created, written, hosted and scored by Will Dailey.
Additional writing and music on this episode by Ed Jurdi and Samantha Farrell.
Music for this episode composed and performed by Will Dailey. Check out Will’s music:
SOURCES for this episode include:
- Old Folkie Blog
- American Songwriter
- Daughter Finds Solace in Murdered Father's Music (LA Times)
- Freeing a Mentor from his Mythology (NY Times)
- Austin Chronicle
- Houston Press
- Trip Advisor
- Steve Earle's Hero, Heckler: Townes Van Zandt (NPR)
SOME PLACES YOU'LL WANT TO VISIT AFTER LISTENING TO THIS EPISODE:
- Wonky Power
- Shoeshine Charley's Big Top Lounge
- Anderson Fair
- White Oak Music Hall
- McGonigel's Monkey Duck
- We Are One Music + Arts Festival
- Houston Music and Ar
- Last Concert Cafe
- For The Sake of the Song
- Chinaberry Sidewalks, by Rodney Crowell
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