Michael Corcoran

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  • 14 years ago | Music News

    When he walked onstage at the 20th anniversary of the Tejano Conjunto Festival in San Antonio's Rosedale Park in May, Estéban "Steve" Jordan was resplendent in a purple jumpsuit with gold buccaneer sleeves. But what stood out most was how f...

  • 14 years ago | Music News

    When Billy Joe Shaver gives directions to his modest house on the outskirts of Waco, Texas, he says to disregard the handwritten sign on his front door. "Please do not disturb I haven't slept in two days," it says. "That's just so some ol' drunks ...

  • 16 years ago | Music News

    SAN ANTONIO -- The crowd was so large that about one-third of the estimated 1,000 mourners had to huddle around an underequipped Peavy speaker outside. But even more impressive than the large turnout at the November 23 funeral of Doug Sahm, who su...

  • 24 years ago | Music News

    The night I attended my very first concert, Led Zeppelin was playing in town. That's where all my friends were, bathed in marijuana smoke and ten-minute guitar solos. The next day, they bragged about how great the concert was, and when they saw I ...

  • 24 years ago | Music News

    In Dallas two weeks ago, a couple from Finland stood silently at the grave of guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan. After 20 minutes or so, the Finnish man reached into his pocket and walked to the tombstone. He took something out and clicked it across th...

  • 24 years ago | Music News

    Seattle's Young Fresh Fellows are haunted by a song. It's a wacky number called "Amy Grant" that follows them wherever they go. Because people often yell for that tune as soon as the foursome hits the stage, Young Fresh Fellows often open with "Am...

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