The Source Music

Courtesy University of North Texas Press

Based on music writer Michael Corcoran's interviews with hitmakers across the state, the latest edition of "All Over The Map" highlights the heroes of Texas music, both on the stage and behind the scenes.

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An iconic figure in modern American music, Otis Redding was more than a soulful voice. He was a songwriter, bandleader and arranger, drawing from rhythm & blues, gospel and other sounds of the American South. 


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The progressive ("prog") rock genre is a musical experience unlike any other: a mix of classical and jazz instruments, concept albums, complex time signatures and flashy shows.

Prog rock exploded on the scene in the 1960s and 70s, but despite some contemporary resurgence, it's often considered a brief blip in rock 'n' roll history.

Harvard University Press

Since when did rock 'n' roll become "white"? 

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When the subculture of psychedelia emerged in the early 1960s, the social movement influenced elements of music, visual arts, politics and literature for years to come. 


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