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."
by Christopher Oglesby
Published by the University
of Texas Press
- William Kerns, Lubbock Avalanche Journal
I thank all the artists
& friends who have been enthusiastic about virtualubbock:
- Richard Bowden's help and
friendship have been incalculably valuable to this project.
- Terry & Jo Harvey Allen
are two of the most endearing people I've ever met.
- I have seldom felt so comfortable
as I was when Joe Ely and I rode around Austin talking about
Lubbock. Thanks also to Sharon, a truly beautiful person.
- Tommy Hancock, you are truly
an inspiring human being.
- Cary Swinney and Bene' Cornett
have generously opened their home to me when I have visited Lubbock.
- Paul Bullock has been a valuable
conduit to the Lubbock Music scene.
- Jack & Mike Burk, thanks
for your insights and kindness.
- Jo Carol Pierce & Guy
Juke, for being such good neighbors.
- Butch Hancock, Jay Boy Adams,
Jesse "Guitar" Taylor, Bob Livingston, Downe Burns,
Kimmie Rhodes, Jimmie Gilmore, Don Caldwell, Kent Mings, Rob
Weiner, Alan Crossland, the Tenneyuque Brothers, Colin Gilmore:
Thanks for the candor you have shared with me.
- Johnny Hughes has been an
enthusiastic supporter and a resource of incalculable value.
- Lloyd Maines has always been
very friendly to me & helpful, also.
- John Scott of Stubb's Austin
helped me hook-up with several of the artists.
- Eddy Patterson & Scott
Jensen of Stubb's Austin also have helped me find photos and
- Doug Smith, for lunch and
- John Nelson is one of the
best friends I have.
- Tanya So & David Keller
have been great supporters.
- Miz Ayn at The Mean Woman
Grill always keeps me informed and laughing.
- Alice Olson at Texas Tech's
Southwest Collection has done extra research for me.
- Dee Purkeypile, for his warm
and generous correspondence.
- Thanks also to my friends
Shannon Kemp, Deanna Shoemaker, & artist Angela Paschall.
- Robert Ellis "Bobby" Patterson was always immensely supportive of
this project. He will be missed.
to my wife, for all you do and are!
(all of you know what you've done)
My Wonderful Mother Caroline & my Incomparable Father Corky
(Y'all are both the best!); & my sister Mary Elizabeth, her
kids Tyler & Audri; John & Maureen Chambers; Kelly &
Shanna Weiss; Hal Nelson; Gina Briley-Space; Leslie Hodge and
Todd Kinney (jointly & severally) [R.I.P., Todd];
Suzie Temple-Duquette; Tim Harman; Steve & Jennifer Graves;
Bart & Jeni Broz; all the guys from the late-great "Foggy
Creek Preserve/Casa de Arte" including Levi Ward, Jason
Ball, Tim Florer, Ricardo Magni, Jordan Weeks (and Francesca);
And all other loved ones.
STUFF: Jordan Weeks has been one of the most
enthusiastic supporters of this project from the git-go; He has
inspired me and assisted me in many ways. Jason Ball gave good
insights into developing the whole web concept we present here.
Carmen Farr helped me with software aspect of creating my logo.
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