when Jerry Jeff Walker was living in in Los Angeles,
the time he did Guy Clark's "L.A. Freeway," somebody
him when he was thinking of leaving L.A. if he was
back to Texas? Jerry Jeff said, "No, think I will
back to Austin." The StudioClub is proud to open
Austin, Texas page with our old friend Gary P. Nunn
a few other buddies of West Productions. We have
great roots in that town, and I think that you
enjoy to slant we bring you on
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Nunn was designated Official Ambassador to the World
Texas Governor Mark White in 1985, who proposed that the
"London Homesick Blues" a.k.a. "Home with the Armadillo"
the Official State Song of Texas! The tune, written while
and broke in London in 1973, and recorded "live" at
TX., first appeared on "Viva Terlingua" the million
LP by Jerry Jeff Walker that was described as the
progressive country record" by Time magazine. It
chosen by Austin City Limits, the popular PBS country music
as its theme song. It has become a classic and has
into the Texas folklore along with "San Antonio Rose,"
Yellow Rose of Texas" and "Waltz Across Texas," according
the Texas Book of Lists. In the meantime, "What I Like About
another Gary P. Nunn composition, commissioned
by the Lone Star Brewery for an advertising campaign,
caught up with it in popularity among texophiles worldwide.
P. Nunn is indeed an official ambassador for Texas music
the world! Visit the Jeepster at: GaryPNunn.com
Bob Livingston, Gary P. Nunn
and Jerry Jeff Walker
Now we are talking Gonzo here
our Texas Models
Jeff at the Cactus pic
by Norma DeWitt check
out her site
Jeff Walker: Gypsy Songman,
Jeff's autobiography is out
Jeff has bounced in and out of my life
the Mad Hatter on the way to the tea party.
some of our misadventures there were
we encountered who surely would
been justified in having both our heads.
am glad we lived through it, and now Jerry
fans can read - at a safe distance - the
of the gypsy song man."
mechanic for the Flying Lady
can not tell the history of the Texas
scene without talking about
two cowboys. Individually and
part of the Lost Gonzo Band, Jerry
Walker and Gary P. Nunn along
cosmic cowboys like Michael
Murphy, Ray Willey Hubbard,
Weir, Asleep at the Wheel,
Earl Keen, Butch Handcock,
Griffin, Joe Ely, not to mention
Willie Nelson moved to town,
add Lyle Lovett, Junior Brown and...
Bridger, great grand nephew of famous
mountain man Jim Bridger
on A Ballad of the West over three decades
For a quarter of a century he has traveled
globe performing this historical epic as a
show to audiences all over the world.
take a trip and click over and pay visit to
Bridgers's website and see one of the most
talents to grow out of the Austin, Texas
experience. Stop by his Cyberlodge by clicking
his picture to the right.
TO CHECK THEM OUT
Griffith is one my very favorite
that I was fortunate to hang with
I was home with the Armadillos.
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StudioClub.com & West
COUNTY LINE SERIES
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Then in 1972 Willie played
the Armadillo World Headquarters
and nothing in Austin, Texas
or Country Music was ever the
same and we thank God and
Willie and Abbot Texas...
Willie Nelson to see him get
Kink Blues Award
can we say about this Outlaw.
his CD cover and check out his Website
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