Fire in the Water, Earth in the Air: Legends
of West Texas Music
"Indeed, Oglesby's introduction of more
than two dozen musicians who called Lubbock home should be required
reading not only for music fans, but for Lubbock residents and
anyone thinking about moving here. On these pages, music becomes
a part of Lubbock's living history."
I am writing you all to let you know how great it was to see you Sunday night in Austin. Chris book was definitely represented in great Texas style and tradition. I know he is proud. The music was unbelievable! I am proud to be associated with all of you.
Thank you Bob for doing such a professional job and to you Dee for all of your hard work as well. Chris, thank you for including me in your event.
I hope to see you all again in the near future.
Jay Boy Adams
It sure feels good to get together with so many old friends to do a kick-ass show for everybody. Yes, Bob did a great job of stage managing...just one person running a show like that is a HARD JOB ...if you've ever done it you know what I mean. Everybody was great. More!
Thanks for making it happen! It was truly a wonderful
reunion and we all owe you one!
Sunday night's show reminds me of the magic invoked by kindred spirits in a hallowed hall. Peace, love and happiness to you all! The music, poetry, good vibes, and people watching was beyond description. Jesse and C.B. are grinning at each other even now! Let's not let this "Fade Away"! Let us all work on next year's event. Call it whatever you want, but let it please be something to look forward to!
Let's do it in Austin, let's do it in Lubbock. But don't let it fade from our memory!
To all you wonderful and beautiful people, this is my prayer!
I have heard from COUNTLESS people that it was one of the best nights of music they'd ever seen...Thanks Bob for doing such a great job-- everything ran so smoothly. Thanks for letting me be a part of it. Can't wait to do it again...
You're a lucky man. Truly. I am proud of you.
You bet, man. It was special and, not the least because of your interest in the subject at hand. Anyway, let's do it again and get a bunch more of us there.
I felt privileged to have been included and appreciate the opportunity to participate. When are we going to do a Lubbock book release? I think it would be very easy to put together the same type thing up here. You should sell a bunch of books here. Big party. Built in entertainment.
I had a great time on Sunday. Thanks for such a good party.
So nice to hear from you and congratulations on the sucess of your book. I sent a reply to the gentleman helping you with your event, and informed him that Bobby is unavailable, due to him being on tour with the Rolling Stones.
It was fun!
It was a blast but I have a few regrets. One: I wish I had brought my book to get signed by everybody. (Damn!) Two: I wish I had had the presence of mind to invite Stu Cook of Credence Clearwater, who was in the audience, to play on a song. Three: I wish I had not babbled incoherently to Billy Gibbons about the Thai stick haze I was in when he sat in with the Gonzo Band at the Grateful Dead Party at Manor Downs in 1975. Still doesn't make sense...Other that that, I think we should do it in Lubbock ASAP.
Thanks to everyone.
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WOW! What a fantastic celebration this was! Thanks
to everyone who participated.
PHOTO CREDITS: all by David Munoz, with exception of (*) which are by Jordan Weeks
Poster art by Bob Livingston; original book cover image by Guy Juke
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