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Music, Reviewed The Flatlanders

The Flatlanders

Sometimes country bands are like high-class wines: They just need time to ripen. That's certainly the case with the Flatlanders -- Joe Ely, Jimmie Dale Gilmore, and Butch Hancock -- West Texans whose second album comes 30 years after their…
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Bad Girl

"They've outlawed Halloween and they've outlawed music in Buddy Holly Park," complains Jo Carol Pierce of her hometown Lubbock, Texas. "It was like a totalitarian state in Lubbock as far as religion was concerned. It's called 'The City of Churches.'…
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It Came From Lubbock

Columbus was wrong. When you come from the Texas Panhandle, the world is flat, flat, flat -- a blank expanse of nothing but dust and the wind that carries it. Terry Allen, a heavy hitter in both high art and…
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