Texas Music Bibliography A-F

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Abernethy, Francis E. (Ed.). 2001 A Texas Folklore Odyssey. (Denton: University of North Texas Press, 2001).

Abernethy, Francis E.. Singin’ Texas. (Denton: University of North Texas Press, 1994).

Abernethy, Francis E. Glen E. Lich and Dona B. Reeves-Marquardt. “Texas Folk and Modern Country Music.” Texas Country: The Changing Rural Scene. (College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 1986).

Abernethy, Francis E What’s Going On? In Modern Texas Folklore. (Austin: Encino Press, 1976).

Abernethy, Francis E. (Ed.). Legendary Ladies of Texas. (Denton: University of North Texas Press, 1994).

Albrecht, Theodore. "German Music in Texas on the Eve of Crisis: The State Saengerfest of 1916." Dika Newlin, Friend and Mentor: A Birthday Anthology. ([n.p.], [n.d.]).

Albrecht, Theodore. “German Singing Societies in Texas.” (Ph.D dissertation, North Texas State University, 1975).

Albright, Dawn. Texas Festivals: The Most Complete Guide to Celebrations in the Lone Star State. (El Campo: Palmetto Press, 1991).

Alden, Grant and Peter Blackstock. No Depression: Definitive Alternative Country Profiles. (Nashville: Dowling Press, 1999).

Alden, Grant and Peter Blackstock,. The Best of No Depression: Writing about American Music. (Austin: University of Texas Press, 2005).

Alden, Grant, and Peter Blackstock, No Depression No 76. (Austin: University of Texas Press, 2008).

Alden, Grant, and Peter Blackstock, No Depression No 7.7 (Austin: University of Texas Press, 2009).

Alexander, Stanley. "Janis and the Austin Scene," Legendary Ladies of Texas. Ed. Francis E. Abernethy. (Denton: University of North Texas Press, 1994).

Allan, Johnnie. Guillot Memories: A Pictorial History of South Louisiana Music; Volume 1: South Louisiana and East Texas Musicians. Ed. John Allen. (Lafayette, LA: JADFEL Publishing Press, 1988).

Allan, Johnnie. Memories: A Pictorial History of South Louisiana Music, 1920s-1980s, Vol. 1 & 2, South Louisiana and East Texas Musicians. Ed.John Allen Guillot. (Lafayette, LA: JADFEL Publishing Press, 1995).

Allan, Johnnie and Bernice Larson Webb. Born to be a Loser: The Jimmy Donley Story. (Lafayette, LA: JADFEL Publishing, 1992).

Allen, Bob. Waylon & Willie: The Full Story in Words and Pictures of Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson. (New York: Quick Fox, 1979).

Allen, Bob. George Jones: The Saga of an American Singer. (Garden City, NJ: Doubleday, 1984).

Allen, Bob. George Jones: The Life and Times of a Honky Tonk Legend. (Secaucus, NJ: Carol Pub. Group, 1994).

Allen, Bob (Editor). The Blackwell Guide to Recorded Country Music. (Cambridge, MA: Blackwell, 1994).

Allen, Dan. Scrapbook a portrait of Texas Counterculture 1982-2002. (Dallas: Snake Sneeze Press 2013).

Allen, Jules Verne. Cowboy Lore. (San Antonio: Naylor Printing Company, 1933).

Allen, Terry. Part of and Some In Betweens: 10 December 1980 Through 25 January 1981 (Pasadena, CA: The Gallery, 1981).

Allen, Terry. Ring: October 16-November 29, 1981, Nelson Gallery/Atkins Museum, Kansas City, Missouri (The Society 1981).

Allen, Terry. Rooms and Stories: Recent Work (La Jolla,CA: La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art 1983).

Allen, Terry. Ohio: April 13-May 23, 1986 (Dayton, OH: 1986).

Allen, Terry. Youth in Asia (Winston-Salem, NC: Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art 1992).Allen, Terry. Dugout with David Byrne, Dave Hickey, and Terrie Sultan. (Austin: University of Texas Press, 2005).

Allen ,Tommy as told to Jack Lane. The Texas Honky Tonk Trail. (Bloomington, IN: First Books, 2004).

Allmond, Ruby. Today I’ll Think About the Rain: An Anthology .(Austin: Nortex Press, 2006).

Almeida, Waldemar de. Do Recife a Dallas. (Dallas: Recife, 1969).

Alsup, Fisher. The Lost Crucifix of Our Lady of Guadalupe. (Austin: Shoal Creek Publishers, 1977).

Alyn, Glen. I Say Me For A Parable: The Oral Autobiography of Mance Lipscomb, Texas Bluesman as Told to and Compiled by Glen Alyn. (New York: WW Norton & Co., Inc, 1993).

Amburn, Ellis. Dark Star: The Roy Orbison Story. (New York: Lyle Stewart, 1990).

Amburn, Ellis. Pearl: The Obsessions and Passions of Janis Joplin: A Biography. (New York: Warner Bros, 1992).

Amburn, Ellis. Buddy Holly: A Biography. (New York: St. Martin's Press, 1995).

Ancelet, Barry Jean, The Makers of Cajun Music. (Austin: University of Texas Press, 1984).

Angel, Ann. Janis Joplin: Rise Up Singing. ( New York: Amulet Books, 2001).

Antone, Susan. Antone’s: The First 10 Years. (Austin: Blues Press, 1985).

Antone, Susan. Picture The Blues...11th Anniversar.y (Austin: Blues Press, 1986).

Arenofsky, Janice. Beyoncé: A Biography. (Santa Barbara, CA: Greenwood Publishing Group 2009).

Arnold, Stephen. A Story of Six Strings. (Dallas: Brown Books Publishing Group, 2011).

Arrarás, Maria Celeste. Selena’s Secret: The Revealing Story Behind Her Tragic Death. (New York: Fireside Books, 1997).

Asch, Moses and Alan Lomax (Eds.). The Leadbelly Songbook. (New York: Oak Publications, 1962).

Aswell, Tom. Louisiana Rocks!:The True Genesis of Rock and Roll. (Gretna, LA: Pelican, 2009).

Atkinson, Brian T. I'll Be Here In The Morning: The Songwriting Legacy of Townes Van Zandt. (College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press, 2012).

Austin County Historical Commission (Ed.), Dance Halls of Austin County. (Bellville: Austin County Historical Commission, 1993).

Autry, Gene and Mickey Herskowitz, Back in the Saddle Again. (New York: Doubleday, 1978).

Ayers, Samuel J., Buddy Holly: A Legacy of Music. (Lubbock: Hermosa Creations, 1999).

Ayo, Vicki Welch and Matthew Ayo. Boys From Houston: The Spirit and Image of Our Music. (Scotts Valley: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2013).

Azerrad, Michael. Our Band Could Be Your Life: Scenes from the American Indie Underground 1981-1991. (New York: Little Brown and Company, 2001).


Bailey, Walter B. and Nancy Gisbrecht Bailey. Radie Britain: A Bio-bibliography. (New York: Greenwood Press, 1990).

Balcavage, Dynise. Janis Joplin. (Philadelphia: Chelsea House, 2001).

Balliett, Whitney. American Musicians. (New York: Oxford University Press, 1986).

Bane, Michael. The Outlaws: Revolution in Country Music. (New York: Doubleday, 1978).

Bane, Michael. Willie: An Unauthorized Biography of Willie Nelson. (New York: Dell, 1984).

Bankston, John. The life and Times of Scott Joplin. (Hockessin, Delaware: Mitchell Lane Publishers, 2005).

Barker, Aaron and George Strait (Introduction). Love Without End, Amen. (Nashville, Rutledge Hill Press, 2002).

Barkley, Roy, Douglas E. Barnett, Cathy Brigham, Gary Hartman, Casey Monahan, Dave Oliphant, and George B. Ward. The Handbook of Texas Music. (Austin: Texas State Historical Association, 2003).

Barthel, Norma. Ernest Tubb Discography. (1936-1969) (Roland, OK: Ernest Tubb Fan Club Enterprises, 1969).

Barthel, Norma. Ernest Tubb, The Original E.T. (Roland, OK: Country Roads Publications, 1984).

Bartlett, Colleen. Willie Nelson: Official Discography. (Dorsett, VT: [n.p.], 1990).

Bastin Bruce. Red River Blues: The Blues Tradition in the Southeast. (Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1986).

Bauman, Richard and Roger Abrahams, And Other Neighborly Names: Social Process And Cultural Image In Texas. (Austin: University of Texas Press, 1981).

Beeman, Cynthia J. and Dan K. Utley, History Ahead: Stories beyond the Texas Roadside Markers. (College Station, Texas A&M University Press, 2010).

Bego, Mark. Ice Ice Ice: The Extraordinary Vanilla Ice Story. (New York: Dell, 1991).

Bego, Mark. George Strait: The Story of Country’s Living Legend. (New York: Kensington Books, 1997).

Bell, Vince. One Man's Music. (Santa Fe, NM: Vince Bell 1999; available from the author for $15: 7 Avenida Vista Grande, No. 237, Santa Fe, NM 87508).

Bell, Vince. Sixtyeight Twentyeight: Letters and Longer -- The Life and Times of a Texas Writer And A Flat-Top Box Guitar. (Santa Fe, NM: Vince Bell 2006; available from the author for $15: 7 Avenida Vista Grande, No. 237, Santa Fe, NM 87508).

Bell, Vince. One Man’s Music: The Life and Times of Texas Songwriter Vince Bell. (Denton: UNT Press 2009).

Berlin Edward A. King of Ragtime: Scott Joplin and his Era. (New York: Oxford University Press, 1994).

Berliner, Louise. Texas Guinan, Queen of the Nightclubs. (Austin: University of Texas Press, 1993).

Bernard, Shane K.. Cajuns and Their Acadian Ancestors: A Young Reader's History. (Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 2008).

Bernard, Shane K.. The Cajuns: Americanization of a People (Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 2003).

Bernard, Shane K.. Swamp Pop: Cajun and Creole Rhythm and Blues. (Jackson, MS: University Press of Mississippi, 1996).

Biffle,George Leslie. "A History of the Texas Music Educators Association, 1959-1979." (D.M.A. diss., Arizona State University, 1991).

Bishop, Edward Allen. Memorial to Jimmie Rodgers. (Marion, MS: House of Alohas, 1974).

Blair, Angela T. and Steven Fromholz. Look Dammit. . . That's Just Texas! Short Stories & Poetry. (Clifton, TX: Esteban Publications, 2012).

Blayney, David. Sharp-Dressed Men: ZZ Top Behind The Scenes From Blues to Boogie to Beards. (New York: Hyperion Press, 1994).

Blesh, Rudi and Harriet Janis. They All Played Ragtime: The True Story of an American Music. (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1950).

Blesh, Rudi. Introduction to The Collected Works of Scott Joplin. Ed. Vera Brodsky Lawrence. (New York: New York Public Library, 1972).

Blumenstein, Gottfried. Janis Joplin: Biographie einer Rocksèangerin. (Berlin: Lied der Zeit, 1988).

Boatright, Mody Coggin, A Good Tale and a Bonnie Tune. Eds. Wilson M. Hudson and Allen Maxwell (Dallas: Southern Methodist University Press, 1964).

Boatright, Mody Coggin. Gib Morgan, Minstrel of the Oil Fields. (Denton: University of North Texas Press, 1945).

Boatright, Mody Coggin, Texas Folk and Folklore. Eds. Wilson M. Hudson and Allen Maxwell.(Denton: University of North Texas Press, 1954).

Boatright, Mody Coggin. Singers and Storytellers. (Denton: University of North Texas Press, 1960).

Boatright, Mody Coggin. (Ed.), Mexican Border Ballads and Other Lore. (Dallas: Southern Methodist University Press, 1967).

Boatright Mody Coggin, and Donald Day (Eds.), From Hell To Breakfast. (Dallas: Southern Methodist University Press, 1967).

Boatright, Mody Coggin and Donald Day (Eds.), Backwoods to Border. (Dallas: Southern Methodist University Press, 1967).

Bond, Johnny. The Tex Ritter Story. (New York: Chappell Music, 1976).

Bond, Johnny. The Recordings of Jimmie Rodgers: An Annotated Discography. (Los Angeles: John Edwards Memorial Foundation, 1978).

Booth, Stanley. Rythm Oil: A Journey Through the Music of the American South. (New York: Vintage Books, 1993).

Boyd, Jean A. The Jazz of the Southwest: An Oral History of Western Swing. (Austin: University of Texas Press, 1998).

Boyd, Jean A. "We're the Light Crust Doughboys from Burrus Mill": An Oral History. (Austin: University of Texas Press, 2003).

Boyer, Horace Clarence. How Sweet the Sound: The Golden Age of Gospel. (Washington, D.C.: Elliott and Clark Publishing, 1995).

Bradley, Andy and Roger Wood. House of Hits: The Story of Gold Star/SugarHill Recording Studios. (Austin, University of Texas Press, 2010).

Brandenburg, Cutter. My Friends And Buds: We've All Been Somewhere Twice. (Temple: Cutter Brandenburg, 2005; available from the author for $72: P.O. Box 4826, Temple, TX 76505).

Bridger, Bobby. Bridger. (Austin: University of Texas Press, 2009).

Bridger, Bobby. Where the Tall Grass Grows: Becoming Indigenous and the Mythological Legacy of the American West (Golden, CO: Fulcrum Pub., 2011).

Broadbent, Peter. Charlie Christian – Solo Flight. (Blaydon on Tyne, UK: Ashley Mark Publishing Company, 2003).

Broadbent, Peter. Charlie Christian. (Hal Leonard, 1997).

Brooks, Elizabeth. Prominent Women of Texas. (Akron, OH: The Werner Company, 1896).

Brooks, Tim. Lost Sounds: Blacks and the Birth of the Recording Industry, 1890-1919. (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2004).

Brosch, Jimmy, and Teresa Cernock Parker. Jimmy Brosch Remembers Twenty Legendary Texas Czech Polka Bands. (Katy, TX: Parker, T.C., 2011 available from BCP Enterprises, 24707 Weld Ct. Katy, TX 77494).

Broven, John. South To Louisiana: The Music of the Cajun Bayous. (Gretna, LA: Pelican Publishing, 1983).

Brown, Charles T. Music USA: America's Country and Western Tradition. (Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1986).

Brown, Gary. Singin' a Lonesome Song: Texas Prison Tales. (Dallas: Taylor Trade Publishing, 2001).

Brown, Jim. George Jones: Why Baby Why. (Kingston, ON: Quarry Music Books, 2001).

Brown, Jim. Willie Nelson: Red Headed Stranger. (Kingston, ON: Quarry Music Books, 2001).

Brown, Len and Gary Friedrich. The Encyclopedia of Country and Western Music. (New York, Tower Publications, 1971).

Brown, Rex. Official Truth, 101 Proof: The Inside Story of Pantera. (New York: Da Capo Press 2013).

Broyles-Gonzalez, Yolanda. Lydia Mendoza's Life in Music: Norteño Tejano Legacies = La historia de Lydia Mendoza. (New York: Oxford University Press, 2001).

Buchanan, Steven Erle,"The Piano Music of David W. Guion and the Intersection of Musical Traditions in America after World War I," (Ph.D dissertation, University of Texas, 1978).

Bufwack, Mary A. and Robert K. Oermann. Finding Her Voice: The Saga of Women in Country Music. (New York: Crown Publishers, 1993).

Bunzel, Reed. Clear Vision: The Story of Clear Channel Communications. (Albany, TX: Bright Sky Press, 2007).

Burkes, Major Lee Sr. In the Shadow of Austin. (Austin: L. Star Publishing, 2000).

Burr, Ramiro. The Billboard Guide to Tejano and Regional Mexican Music. (New York: Billboard Books, 1999).

Burr, Ramiro. Nicolas Kanellos, Ed. “Hispanic Music Cultural Expression.” The Hispanic Almanac. (Detroit, MI: Visible Ink Press, 1995).

Burr, Ramiro ."Tex-Mex Music" in World Music: The Rough Guide. (London, England: Penguin Group, 1994).

Burton, Alan (Ed.). Rave On: Classic Texas Music Quotes (Lubbock: Texas Tech University Press, 1996).

Bush. Johnny and Rick Mitchell. Whiskey River Take My Mind: The True Story Of Texas Honky Tonk. (Austin: University of Texas Press, 2006).

Busnar, Gene. Superstars of Country Music (New York: Julian Messner, 1984).

Byron, Toby and Pete Welding (Eds.). Bluesland. (New York: Dutton, 1991).

Byworth, Tony. Giants of Country Music (New York: Hamlyn, 1984).


Cabal, Ron .A Honky Tonk Odyssey: My Eight Years with George Strait .(Austin: [n.p.], 1990).

Cabal, Ron , Melissa Cabal, Vicki Lamar and Jeanette Chorpenning , A Honky Tonk Odyssey: My Eight Years with George Strait. (Austin, TX: M. Cabal, 2003 available from author P.O. Box 160331, Austin, TX 78716).

Cackett, Alan and Alec Foege. The Harmony Illustrated Encyclopedia of Country Music. (New York: Crown Trade Paperbacks, 1994).

Calva, Robert. Texas Blues Guitar. (Hal Leonard, 1999).

Campa Arthur L. Hispanic Culture in the Southwest. (Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1979).

Cantwell, David. George Strait: An Illustrated Musical History. (New York: Boulevard Books, 1996).

Carlin, Richard. The Big Book of Country Music: A Biographical Encyclopedia. (New York: Penguin, 1995).

Carlisle, Dolly. Ragged But Right: The Life and Times of George Jones. (Chicago: Contemporary Books, 1984).

Carr, Joe and Alan Munde. Prairie Nights to Neon Lights: The Story of Country Music in West Texas (Lubbock: Texas Tech University Press, 1995).

Carr, Patrick. The Illustrated History of Country Music. (New York: Doubleday/Dolphin, 1980).

Casey, Betty. The Complete book of Square Dancing. (and Round Dancing) (New York: Doubleday, 1976).

Casey, Betty. Dance Across Texas. (Austin: University of Texas Press, 1986).

Chalker, Bryan .Country Music. (London: Phoebus, 1976).

Charles, Samuel Barclay. The Bluesmen: The Story and the Music of the Men Who Made The Blues. (New York: Oak Publications, 1967).

Chasins, Abram with Villa Stiles, The Van Cliburn Legend. (Garden City, NJ: Doubleday, 1959).

Charters, Samuel Country Blues. (New York: Da Capo, 1975).

Cheatham, Jeannie. Meet Me with Your Black Drawers On: My Life in Music. (Austin: UT Press, 2006).

Chemerka, William R. and Allen J, Wiener. Music of the Alamo. (Houston, TX: Bright Sky Press, 2008).

Christian, Chris. How To Get Started In Christian Music. (Dallas: Home Sweet Home Publications, 1986).

Clark, Kenneth S. The Cowboy Sings Songs of the Ranch and Range. (New York: Paull-Pioneer Music Corp., 1932).

Clark, Kenneth S. The Cowboy Sings Traditional Songs of the Western Frontier Arranged for General Singing (New York: Paull-Pioneer Music Corp., 1932).

Clark, Kenneth S. The Happy Cowboy and His Songs of Pioneer Days. (New York: Paull-Pioneer Music Corp., 1934).

Clark, Kenneth S. (Ed.). Buckaroo Ballads. (New York: Paull-Pioneer Music Corp., 1940).

Clark, Walter Aaron (Ed.). From Tejano to Tango: Latin American Popular Music. (New York: Routledge, 2002).

Claypool, Bob. Saturday Night at Gilley's. (New York: Delilah/Grove Press, Random House, 1980).

Clayson, Alan. Only the Lonely: Roy Orbison's Life and Legacy (New York: St. Martin's Press, 1989).

Clayton, Lawrence and Joe W. Specht (Ed.). The Roots of Texas Music. (College Station: Texas University Press, 2003).

Clossin, Jimmy and Carl Hertzog. West Texas Square Dances; Dictionary, Around-the-Ring Dances, Quadrilles, Callers Chatter. (El Paso: Carl Hertzog, 1950).

Clymet, Kenton J. (Ed.). Vietnam War: Its History, Literature and Music. (El Paso: Texas Western Press, 1999).

Cobb, Buell E. Jr. The Sacred Harp: A Tradition and Its Music. (Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1978)

Coffin, Tristam P. Folksong and Folksong Scholarship. (Denton: University of North Texas Press, 1964).

Cohen, Ronald D. Alan Lomax: Selected Writings, 1934-1997. (New York: Routledge, 2005).

Cohn, Lawrence. Nothing But The Blues: The Music and the Musicians (New York: Abbeville Press, 1993).

Cohen, Norm, and David Cohen. Long Steel Rail: The Railroad in American Folksong. (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1981).

Cole, M.R. Los Pastores: A Mexican Play of the Nativity. (Boston: Houghton Mifflin for the American Folk-Lore Society, 1907).

Collins: Ace All About the Dixie Chicks. (New York: St. Martin’s Griffin, 1999).

Collins, Ace. Tanya. (New York: St. Martin's Paperbacks, 1995).

Collins, Izola Ethel Fedford. Island of Color: Where Juneteenth Started. (Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse, 2004).

Columbia Pictures Publications. Texas: Great Songs of the Lone Star State. (Miami: Columbia Pictures Publications, 1985).

Colvin, Shawn. Diamond in the Rough: A Memoir. (New York: William Morrow, 2012).

Combs, Josiah. Folksongs of the Southern United States. (Austin: University of Texas Press, 1967).

da Conceicaao, Gilmar Henrique. De Lenin a Janis Joplin. (Sao Paulo: Edicon, 1987).

Cook, Pansy. The Saga of Jim Reeves: Country and Western Singer and Musician. (Los Angeles: Crescent Publications, 1977).

Cooke, John Byrne. Janis Joplin: A Performance Diary, 1966-1970. (Petaluma, CA: Acid Test Productions, 1997).

Cooper, B. Lee and Wayne Haney. Rockabilly: A Bibliographic Resource Guide. (Metuchen, NJ: Scarecrow Press, Inc., 1990).

Cooper, Daniel C. Lefty Frizzell: The Honky-Tonk Life of Country Music's Greatest Singer. (Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Co., 1995).

Cooper, Peter. Hub City Music Makers: One Southern Town’s Popular Music Legacy. (Spartenburg, SC: Holocene Publishing, 1997).

Corcoran, Michael. All Over the Map: True Heroes of Texas Music. (Austin: University of Texas Press, 2005).

Corcoran, Michael. He Is My Story: The Sanctified Soul of Arizona Dranes (New York: Tompkins Square, 2012).

Cortez, Dyanne Fry. Hot Jams & Cold Showers: Scenes from the Kerrville Folk Festival. (Austin: Dos Puertas Pub., 2000).

Country Music Foundation (Ed.). Country: The Music and the Musicians, From the Beginnings to the '90s. (New York: Abbeville Press, 1994).

Country Music Magazine (Ed.). The Comprehensive Country Music Encyclopedia (New York: Times Books, 1994).

Courlander, Harold. Negro Folk Music, U.S.A. (Mineola: Dover Publications, 1992).

Crain, Zac. Black Tooth Grin. The High Life, Good Times, and Tragic End of 'Dimebag' Darrell Abbott (Cambridge : Da Capo, 2009).

Cray, Ed. Ramblin' Man: The Life And Times of Woody Guthrie. (New York: W.W. Norton 2004).

Crawford, Bill. Please Pass the Biscuits, Pappy: Pictures of Governor Lee "Pappy" O'Daniel. (Austin: University of Texas Press, 2004).

Crowell, Rodney. Chinaberry Sidewalks. (New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2011)

Cuney-Hare, Maud. The Message of the Trees; An Anthology of Leaves and Branches. (Boston: The Conhill Company, 1918).

Cuney-Hare, Maud. Negro Musicians and Their Music. (Washington, D.C.: The Associated Publishers, Inc., 1936).

Cuney-Hare, Maud. Norris Wright Cuney; A Tribune of the Black People. (New York: The Crisis Publishing Company, 1913).

Cuney-Hare, Maud. A Revival of Chantey Singing. (n.p., n.d.).

Cuney-Hare, Maud. Six Creole Folk-Songs with Original Creole and Translated English Text by Maud Cuney Hare. Six songs for Medium Voice with Piano Accompaniment. (New York: Carl Fischer, 1921).

Cuney-Hare, Maud. Three Men Who Spread the Fame of the Creole. ([n.p.]: The Christian Science Monitor, 1925).

Cunniff, Albert. Waylon Jennings. (New York: Kensington Publishing, 1985).

Curran, Stephen. A Photographic History of Easter Everywhere. (Irving, TX: Prism Marketing, Inc., 2005).

Curtis, Susan. Dancing to a Black Man's Tune: A Life of Scott Joplin. (Columbia, MO: University of Missouri Press, 1994).


Dalrymple, Terry (Ed.). Texas Soundtrack: Texas Stories Inspired by Texas Music. (Temple, TX: Ink Brush Press, 2011).

Dalton, David. Janis. (New York: Simon & Schuster, 1971).

Dalton, David. Piece of My Heart: The Life, Times and Legend of Janis Joplin. (New York: St. Martin's Press, 1985).

Dalton, David. Piece of My Heart: A Portrait of Janis Joplin. (New York: Da Capo Press, 1991).

Dance, Helen Oakley. Stormy Monday: The T-Bone Walker Story. (New York: Da Capo Press, 1987).

Dance, Stanley. The World of Count Basie. (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1980).

Daniel, Kenny and Richard Parker. Stomp and Shout: The All-Too-Real Story of Kenny and the Kasuals and the Garage Band Revolution of the Sixties (Oomph Media 2011).

Darden, Robert. People Get Ready!: A New History of Black Gospel Music. (New York: Continuum, 2004).

Davis, Doug. Stories Behind the Songs (Texarkana: Country Music Classics, 2006; available from the author for $65: 3702 Pleasant Grove Road, Texarkana, Texas 75503).

Davis, J.D. Unconquered: The Sage of Cousins Jerry Lee Lewis, Jimmy Swaggart, and Mickey Gilley (Dallas: Brown Books, 2012).

Davis, John T. Austin City Limits: 25 Years of American Music (New York: Watson-Guptill Publications, 1999).

Davis, John T. The Flatlanders: Now It’s Now Again (Austin: University of Texas Press, 2014).

Davis, Ronald L. A History of Opera in the American West (New York: Prentice-Hall, 1965).

Davis, Ronald L. La Scala West: The Dallas Opera Under Kelly and Rescigno (Dallas: Southern Methodist University Press, 2000).

Dawidoff, Nicholas. In the Country of Country: People and Places in American Music (New York: Pantheon, 1997).

Dawson, Jim and Spencer Leigh. Memories of Buddy Holly: In the Words of His Friends, His Fans and Himself. (Milford, NH: Big Nickel Publications, 1997).

Dellar, Fred. The Illustrated. Encyclopedia of Country Music. (New York: Harmony Books, 1977).

Dean, Jimmy and Donna Meade Dean. Thirty Years of Sausage, Fifty Years Of Ham: Jimmy Dean's Own Stories. (New York: Berkley Books, 2004).

Dean, Stephen. Historic Dance Halls of East Central Texas (Mount Pleasant, SC: Arcadia Publishing, 2014).

De Lorenzo, Leonardo. My Complete Story of the Flute: The Instrument, The Performer, The Music. (Lubbock: Texas Tech University Press, 1992).

Dempsey, John Mark. The Light Crust Doughboys Are on the Air (Celebrating Seventy Years of Texas Music). (Denton, TX: University of North Texas Press, 2002).

Denisoff, R. Serge. Waylon. (Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1983).

DeRogatis, Jim. Kaleidoscope Eyes: Psychedelic Rock From the '60s to the '90s. (Secaucus, NJ:Carol Publishing Group, 1996).

DeRogatis, Jim. Turn On Your Mind: Four Decades of Great Psychedelic Rock. (Milwaukee, WI: Hal Leonard, 2003).

Devinck, Richard. Johnny Winter, the Texas Blues Masters and CD with CDROM (Creative Concepts Publishing Corporation, 1996).

Dew, Joan .Singers and Sweethearts: The Women of Country Music. (Garden City, NY: Dolphin Books, 1977).

de Wilde, Autumn. Elliott Smith. (San Francisco: Chronicle Books, 2007).

Dickerson, James L. The Fabulous Vaughan Brothers: Jimmie and Stevie Ray (Lanham, MD: Taylor Trade Publications, 2004).

Dickey, Dan. “Tejano Troubadours.” Texas Observer (July 16, 1976).

Dickey, Dan. The KennEdy Corridos: A Study of the Ballads of a Mexican-American Hero. (Austin: Center for Mexican American Studies, The University of Texas at Austin, 1978).

Dinger, Adeline Short. Folk Life and Folklore of the Mexican Border. (Edinburg: Hidalgo County Historical Society, 1994).

DiNino, Vincent R. Marching Bands Through "The Eyes of Texas." (Minneapolis, MN: Schmitt Music Centers, 1974).

Dixon, Bob and John Godrich. Blues and Gospel Records, 1902-1943. (Essex, England: Storyville Publications, 1982).

Dobie, J. Frank. Follow de Drinkin' Gou'd. (Austin: Texas Folklore Society, 1928).

Dobie, J. Frank. Rainbow in the Morning: Texas Folk Songs. (Halboro, PA: Folklore Associates, 1965).

Dobie, J. Frank. Coffee in the Gourd. (Dallas:Southern Methodist University Press, 1969, c1923).

Dobson, Richard J. Pleasures of the High Rhine, A Texan in Exile, Progress Report.

Doll, Susan and David Morrow. Dimebag Darrell : He Came to Rock!. (Arlington: Big Vin Records, 2008).

Dorsey, Margaret E. Pachangas: Borderlands Music, U.S. Politics, and Transnational Marketing. (Austin: University of Texas Press, 2006).

Draper, Robert. Everything You Want To Know About...ZZ Top. (New York: Ballantine Books, 1984).

Driggs, Frank S. "Kansas City and the Southwest." Jazz: New Perspectives on the History of Jazz. Eds. Nat Hentoff and Albert J. McCarthy. (New York: Rinehart & Co., 1959).

Drummond, Paul. Eye Mind: The Saga of Roky Erickson and the 13th Floor Elevators, the Pioneers of Psychedelic Sound. (Los Angeles: Process Books, 2007).

Duff, Arleigh. Y'all Come. (Austin: Eakin Press, 1983).

Dunaway, Chuck. The Way I Remember It. (Fort Worth: DFW Press, 2004).

Dunbar, Bob. From Bob Wills to Ray Benson: A History of Western Swing Music (Austin: Term Publications, 1988).

Dunn, Carl. This Is Rock & Roll: The Carl Dunn Collection (Dallas: Rutledge Publishing 2003).

Durst, Rev. Lavada “Dr. Hepcat." The Jives of Doctor Hepcat. (Austin: [n.p.], 1953).

Dyer, John. Conjunto. (Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 2005).


Earle, Steve. Doghouse Roses: Stories. (Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 2001).

Earle, Steve. I'll Never Get Out of This World Alive. (Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011).

Echols, Alice. Scars of Sweet Paradise: The Life and Times of Janis Joplin. (New York: Metropolitan Books, Henry Holt and Company, 1998).

Edwards, Don. Classic Cowboy Songs From The Minstrel On The Range. (Layton, UT: Gibbs Smith Publishers, 1994).

Edwards, Ross. Fiddle Dust. (Denver, CO: Big Mountain Press, 1965).

Ely, Joe. Bonfire of Roadmaps. (Austin: University of Texas Press, 2007).

Ely, Joe. Reverb: An Odyssey. (Lubbock: Letters at 3am Press, 2014).

Endres, Clifford with Scott Newton. Austin City Limits (Austin: University of Texas Press, 1987).

Erickson, Rev. Roger Roky Kynard. Openers. (Austin: Pyramid Publishers, 1972).

Erickson, Roger Roky Kynard. Openers II: The Lyrics of Roky Erickson. Ed. Casey Monahan. (Los Angeles, CA: 2.13.61 Publications, 1995).

Escott, Colin, Martin Hawkins and Hank Davis. The Sun Country Years: Country Music in Memphis, 1950-1959. (Bremen, West Germany: Bear Family Records, 1986).

Escott, Colin. Tattooed On Their Tongues: A Journey Through the Backrooms of American Music. (New York: Schirmer Books, 1996).

Evans, David. Musical Innovation in the Blues of Blind Lemon Jefferson. (Chicago: Black Music Research Journal, Spring 2000).

Evans, Glen Nicholas M. "Swingin' and Boppin' South Texas-Style: Toward an Understanding of the Corpus Christi Jazz Scene." (M.A. thesis, University of Texas at Austin, 1992).

Evans, Mark. Scott Joplin and the Ragtime Years. (New York: Dodd, Mead, 1976).

Evans, Nick and Jeff Horne. Songbuilder: The Life and Music of Guy Clark. (Kent, England: Amber Waves/Heartland Publishing, 1998).

Evans, Steve and Ron Middlebrook. Cowboy Guitars. (Fullerton, CA: Centerstream Publishing / Hal Leonard, 2002).


Faber, Charles F. The Country Music Almanac. (Lexington, KY: Faber, 1978).

Facemire Glenda Pierce with photos by Scott Newton. Music In The Kitchen (Austin: University of Texas Press, 2009).

Faniel, Maco L., Steve Fournier and Julie Grob. Hip Hop in Houston: The Origin and the Legacy. (Charleston, SC: The History Press, 2013).

Felps, Paula. Lone Stars and Legends: The Story of Texas Music. (Plano: Republic of Texas Press, 2001).

Ferris William and Mary Hart. Folk Music and Modern Sound. (Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 1982).

Fiel, Lanny. The Essential Texas Fiddle: Improvisation, Harmony and Style. (Lubbock: Texas Tech University Press, 1992).

Fiel, Lanny. The Bob Wills Fiddle Legacy. (Lubbock: Texas Tech University Press, 1992).

Fife, Austin E. and Alta Stephens Fife. Ballads of the Great West. (Palo Alto, CA: American West Publishing Co., 1970).

Fife, Austin E. and Alta Stephens Fife. "Pug-Nosed Lil' Girl with the Blue Velvet Band." Folklore of the Great West: Selections From 83 Years of the Journal of American Folklore. Ed John Greeway. (Palo Alto, CA: American West Publishing Co., 1970).

Fife, Austin E. and Alta Stephens Fife. Cowboy and Western Songs: A Comprehensive Anthology. (New York, C. N. Potter, dist. by Crown Publishers, 1969).

Fitzpatrick, Jerry. Tales from the Trails of a Rock 'n' Roll Bus Driver. (Benton, AR, Cowboy Buddha Publishing, 2012).

Flynn, Ronald. .win Davison and Edward Chavez. The Golden Age of the Accordion. (Schertz: Flynn Associates Pub. Co., 1992).

Foege. Alex. Right of the Dial: The Rise of Clear Channel and the Fall of Commercial Radio. (New York: Faber and Faber, 2008).

Folkins, Gail and J. Marcus Weekley. Texas Dance Halls: A Two-Step Circuit (Lubbock: Texas Tech University Press, 2007).

Fowler, Gene and Bill Crawford. Border Radio. (Austin: Texas Monthly Press, 1987).

Fowler, Lana Nelson (Ed.). Willie Nelson Family Album. (Amarillo: H.M. Poirot & Company, 1980).

Fox, Aaron A. Real Country: Music and Language in Working-Class Culture. (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2004).

Fradenburgh, Robin (Ed.), Directory of Music Collections in Texas Libraries (Austin: Music Library Association, 1985).

Frank, Gerald David. A German Organbuilder on the Texas Frontier: The Life and Work of Johann Traugott Wandke.(Harrisville, NH: Boston Organ Club Chapter of the Organ Historical Society, 1990).

Franks, Tillman. I Was There When It Happened. Ed. Robert Gentry and Patricia Martinez (Many, LA: Sweet Dreams Pub. Co, 2000).

Frew, Tim. Scott Joplin & the Age of Ragtime. (New York: Friedman/Fairfax Publishers, 1996).

Friedman, Josh Alan. Tell the Truth Until They Bleed. (New York: Hal Leonard, 2008).

Friedman, Kinky. 'Scuse Me While I Whip This Out: Reflections on Country Singers, Presidents, and Other Troublemakers. (New York: William Morrow, 2004).

Friedman, Myra. Buried Alive: The Biography of Janis Joplin (New York: William Morrow, 1977).

Friedman, Myra. Buried Alive: The Biography of Janis Joplin (New York: Harmony Books, 1992).

Frizzel, David. I Love You a Thousand Ways :The Lefty Frizzell Story (Solana Beach, CA: Santa Monica Press, 2011).

Fromholz, Steven. Texas Trilogy. (Cifton, TX: Esteban Publishing & Productions, 2007).

Frost, Deborah and Bob Alford. ZZ Top: Bad and Worldwide. (New York: Collier Books, 1985).


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