Under the X in Texas

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Under the X in Texas seeks out the senior and largely forgotten originators and forerunners of Texas music, brings to light obscure yet influential artists in the development and history of what we've come to know as Texas Music-a rich melting pot of all cultures, women and men, coming together in the Lone Star State from the early pioneers and immigrants bringing with them the musics of their homelands, creating a rich musical heritage that includes Ameripolitan,  Blues, Jazz, Conjunto, Cowboy Poets, Singer Songwriters, Country Western, Rockabilly, Western Swing, R & B, Tex-Mex, German /Czech music, Zydeco, Bluegrass and so on.

The program also features Texas musicians, authors, biographers, artists and filmakers who are influenced today by the musical legacy created by those who came before, with interviews plus live performances both in studio and from the field while attending annual festival events throughout the southwest.

Texas Music, and in particular its history, is underserved in the mainstream media. Continuing with KOOP's mission to serve the community, Under the X in Texas will help inform and educate listeners as to the diversity of genres created and still very much active today here Deep in the Heart and Under the X!

JOHNNY GIMBLE WROTE OUR THEME SONG AND WHEN I ASKED HIM FOR PERMISSION TO TITLE THE PROGRAM AFTER HIS SONG HE ASKED, "WHAT STATION ARE YOU WITH?" I REPLIED, "KOOP!" HIS RESPONSE WAS SIMPLY, "I'D BE HONORED". Thank You, Johnny!

Bio:
Your host Ted Branson has lived in Austin,Texas for 35 years, traveled all over North America, amassed a huge collection on Vinyl and CD of all genres of Texas Music. Documented his travels having interviewed, filmed, recorded and photographed Texas artists in performances throughout the state and all it's borders. 

TED IS PLEASED ALSO TO BE HOSTING  COLLECTIVE'S A BLUES GROOVE MONDAYS 10AM-11AM & STRICTLY BLUEGRASS   SUNDAY'S 10AM-NOON WITH IN STUDIO LIVE BANDS AND RECORDED BLUES & BLUEGRASS FROM VINYL AND CD THE 1920'S THRU TODAY.

In Studio photos and videos posted on Under the X in Texas:   https://www.facebook.com/Under-the-X-in-Texas-101282889963800/      | CONTACT HOST: E-mail

 

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Under the X in Texas

Artist Title Album Play timesort ascending

Conni Hancock & The Supernatural Family Band

High Plains Gypsy

Split Personality

Tue, 3/18/14 - 9:54 am Album | Track

Tommy Hancock

Lost in Austin

Tommy X Hancock-John X Reed Los DosEquis

Tue, 3/18/14 - 9:52 am Album | Track

Tommy Hancock

Cattletruck Drivin' Boogie

The Supernatural Family Band

Tue, 3/18/14 - 9:38 am Album | Track

Tommy Hancock

Lord Buckley's Golden Rule

Dancers Do It On The Floor

Tue, 3/18/14 - 9:26 am Album | Track

Hoyle Nix & His West Texas Cowboys

San Antonio Rose

Hoyle Nix & His West Texas Cowboys

Tue, 3/18/14 - 9:19 am Album | Track

Cindy Walker

Hubbin' It

The Swingin' Cowgirl From Texas

Tue, 3/18/14 - 9:16 am Album | Track

Hoyle Nix & His West Texas Cowboys

Please Don't Bother Me

Ultra Rare Western Swing

Tue, 3/18/14 - 9:13 am Album | Track

The Light Crust Doughboys

Did You Ever Hear A String Band Swing?

1935-1939

Tue, 3/18/14 - 9:07 am Album | Track

Red Steagall

Under the X in Texas

Lone Star Beer and Bob Wills Music

Tue, 3/18/14 - 9:00 am Album | Track

Marcia Ball

La Ti Da

Deep in the Heart (of Texas)

Tue, 3/4/14 - 10:55 am Album | Track

Nick Villarreal

Asi Es La Vida

En Onda One More Time Loco

Tue, 3/4/14 - 10:51 am Album | Track

Moon Mullican

Jambalaya

Seven Nights To Rock

Tue, 3/4/14 - 10:48 am Album | Track

Johnny Dollar

Slim Jim Baby

Mr. Action Packed

Tue, 3/4/14 - 10:43 am Album | Track

Dawn Sears

Someone Had To Teach You

The Time Jumpers

Tue, 3/4/14 - 10:38 am Album | Track

Willis Alan Ramsey

Northeast Texas Women

Willis Alan Ramsey

Tue, 3/4/14 - 10:30 am Album | Track

Kimmie Rhodes

Man In The Moon

Jackalopes, Moons & Angels

Tue, 3/4/14 - 10:22 am Album | Track

Townes Van Zandt

Two Hands

High and Low and In Between

Tue, 3/4/14 - 10:20 am Album | Track

Redd Volkaert

The Longer You Wait

Heybale

Tue, 3/4/14 - 10:15 am Album | Track

Charles Thibodeaux

Diggy Diggy Lo

& The Cajun Aces Hommage 'A Andrew Cormier

Tue, 3/4/14 - 10:07 am Album | Track

Rose Sinclair

Jersey Bounce

Lone Star Landing

Tue, 3/4/14 - 10:01 am Album | Track

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