Texas Music Bibliography S-Z

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Sabir, C. Ogbu. Scott Joplin : The King of Ragtime. (Chanhassen, MN: Child's World, 2001).

Sackheim, Eric. The Blues Line: A Collection of Blues Lyrics From Leadbelly to Muddy Waters. (Hopewell, NJ: Ecco Press, 1993).

Sacré, Robert. Saints and Sinners – Religion, Blues and (D)Evil in African American Music and Literature. (Belgium: Liège, Society of Musicology, 2002).

St. John, Lauren. Hardcore Troubadour: The Life and Near Death of Steve Earle. (New York: Fourth Estate, 2002)

Sallis, James. The Guitar Players: One Instrument and its Masters in American Music. (New York: William Morrow, 1982).

Saldívar, Ramón. The Borderlands of Culture: Américo Paredes and the Transnational Imaginary. (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 2006).

Salem, James M. The Late, Great Johnny Ace and the Transition From R&B to Rock 'n' Roll. (Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1999).

San Miguel, Jr., Guadalupe. Nuestra Music-Our Music: Musica Tejana in the 20th Century. (College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press, 2001).

San Miguel, Jr., Guadalupe. Tejano Proud: Tex-Mex Music in the Twentieth Century (Fronteras Series, Sponsored by Texas A&M International University, 1) ( College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2002).

Sandberg, Larry, and Dick Weissman. The Folk Music Sourcebook. (New York: Da Capo, 1989).

Sanders, Mark D., and Tia Sillers. I Hope You Dance. (Nashville: Rutledge Hill Press 2000).

Sanger, George Alistair. The Fat Man on Game Audio: Tasty Morsels of Sonic Goodnes.s (Indianapolis: New Riders 2004).

Sasser, Elizabeth Skidmore. Out of the Ordinary: The Art of Paul Milosevich. (Lubbock: Texas Tech University Press, 1991).

Santelli, Robert, and Emily Davidson. Hard Travelin': The Life and Legacy of Woody Guthrie. (Wesleyan University Press; Hanover, NH: University Press of New England, 1999).

Savage, Jr., William W. Singin’ Cowboys and All That Jazz: A Short History of Popular Music in Oklahoma. (Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1983).

Schuller, Gunther. The History of Jazz, Volume I, Early Jazz: Its Roots and Musical Development. (New York: Oxford University Press, 1968).

Schuller, Gunther. The Swing Era: The Development of Jazz, 1930-1945. (New York: Oxford University Press, 1989).

Schroeder, Richard. Texas Signs On: The Early Days of Radio and Television. (College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 1998).

Schwartz,. Daylle Deanna. Start and Run Your Own Record Label. (New York, NY: Billboard Books, 2003)

Scott, John Anthony. The Ballad of America: The History of the United States in Song and Story. (Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1983).

Silvio Scionti, The Essays of Silvio Scionti on Artistic Piano Playing and Other Topics (compiled and Edited. by Jack Guerry; Denton: University of North Texas Press, 1998).

Scobey, Lola. Willie Nelson: Country Outlaw. (New York: Zebra Books, 1982).

Seese, Gweneth and Pinkie Pinkham. The Official Cookbook of the Willie Nelson Fan Club (From the Kitchens of the Fans and Friends of Willie Nelson) (Holdrege, NE: The Graphic Arts Shop 2002).

Seibold, Jurgen. ZZ Top. (V.I.P. PaperBack Music, 1994).

Serrano, Shea. Bun B's Rapper Coloring and Activity Book. (New York, NY: Abrams Books, 2013).

Serraris, Joanna. Steve Earle in Quotes. Ed. John Weaver. (The Hague, The Netherlands, 1997).

Sgammato, Jo. Dreams Come True: The LeAnn Rimes Story. (New York: Ballentine Books, 1997).

Shamblin, Rita, and Patty Nicholas. Eldon Shamblin: The Guitar Man - His Fame, His Music, His Memorabilia. (Tulsa, OK: Shamblin Publications, 1995).

Shank, Barry. Dissonant Identities: The Rock 'n Roll Scene in Austin, Texas. (Hanover, NH: University Press of New England, 1994).

Shannon, Bob. Turn It Up! American Radio Tales 1946 – 1996. (Bainbridge Island, WA: Austrianmonk Publishing, 2009).

Shaver, Billy Joe, and Brad Reagan. Honky Tonk Hero. (Austin: University of Texas Press, 2005).

Shaw, Arnold. Honkers and Shouters: The Golden Years of Rhythm and Blues. (New York: Collier Books, 1978).

Sheldon, Ruth. Bob Wills Hubbin’ It. (Nashville: Country Music Foundation Press, 1995).

Shelton, Robert M. “Doing Theology With Willie Nelson.” Black Sacred Music: A Journal of Theomusicology. 8 (1). Spring, 1994.

Shield, Renee Rose. "Dine and Dance: Country Music in Helotes, Texas." (M.A. thesis, University of Texas at Austin, 1973).

Shulman, Laurie. The Meyerson Symphony Center: Building a Dream. (Denton: University of North Texas Press, 2000)

Shumway, David R. Rock and Roll as Cultural Practice. (The South Atlantic Quarterly, 1991).

Shutt, David. Journey to Tyme: A Discography & Interpretive Guide to Texas 1960s Punk/Psychedelia. (Austin: David Shutt, P.O. Box 17132, Austin, TX 78760, 1984).

Silver S. Wendell. Oklahoma Musicians' Directory ([n.p., n.d.]).

Silver, S. Wendell. Texas Musicians: Directory ... Including Dramatic and Kindred Arts. (Dallas: The National Musicians Directory Company, [n.d.]).

Simpson, Kim. Early '70s Radio: The American Format Revolution. (London: The Continuum International Publishing Group, 2011).

Sister Joan of Arc, C.D.P., Catholic Music and Musicians in Texas. (San Antonio: Our Lady of the Lake College, 1936).

Silvester, Peter J. A Left Hand Like God: A History of Boogie-Woogie Piano. (New York: Da Capo Press, 1989).

Simmons, Merle. The Mexican Corrido as a Source of an Interpretive Study of Modern Mexico, 1870-1950. (Bloomington: University of Indiana Press, 1957).

Simons, Helen, and Cathryn A. Hoyt. Hispanic Texas: A Historical Guide. (Austin: University of Texas Press, 1992).

Simpson, Harold B. Hood’s Texas Brigade in Poetry and Song. (Hillsboro: Hill Junior College Press, 1968).

Sinclair, David Tres Hombres: The Story of ZZ Top (Virgin Books, 1986).

Sisk, Eileen. Buck Owens: The Biography (Chicago: Chicago Review Press 2010).

Skinner, Quinton. Casualties of Rock. (New York: Pocket Books, 2001).

Smith, Courtney E. Record Collecting for Girls: Unleashing Your Inner Music Nerd, One Album At A Time. (Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011).

Smith, Jay D., and Leonard Guttridge. Jack Teagarden: The Story of a Jazz Maverick. (New York: Da Capo, 1988).

Smith, John L. Waylon Jennings: Recording History and Complete Discography, 1959-1972. (Des Moines, Iowa: John L. Smith, 1972).

Smith, John L. The Waylon Jennings Discography. (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1995).

Smyth, Willie. Country Music Recorded Prior to 1943: A Discography of LP Reissues. (John Edwards Memorial Foundation, 1984).

Southern, Eileen. The Music of Black Americans (New York: Norton 1983).

Speck, Ernest B. Mody C. Boatright. (Austin: Steck-Vaughn Company, 1971).

Spell, Lota M. Music In Texas: A Survey Of One Aspect of Cultural Progress. (New York: AMS Press, 1973).

Stambler, Irwin and Grelun Landon. Country Music: The Encyclopedia. (New York: St. Martin's Press, 1997).

Stambler, Irwin and Grelun Landon. Encyclopedia of Folk, Country and Western Music. (New York: St. Martin's Press, 1983).

Stambler, Irwin and Grelun Landon. Golden Guitars: The Story of Country Music. (New York: Four Winds Press, 1971).

Stamps, Virgil O. The Precious Memories of Virgil O. Stamps (Dallas: Stamps-Baxter Music and Printing Company, 1941).

Stang, Aaron. Asleep at the Wheel: Tribute to the Music of Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys. (Columbia Pictures Pubns, 1994)

Steagall, Red Ride For The Brand: The Poetry and Songs of Red Steagall. (Fort Worth: Texas Christian University Press, 1993).

Stevenson, Robert M. Music in El Paso, 1919-1939. (El Paso: University of Texas at El Paso, 1970).

Iva Mae Stewart, “Study of Music in the Negro Secondary Schools of Houston, Texas” (M.A. thesis, State University of Iowa, 1943).

Stimeling, Travis D. Cosmic Cowboys and New Hicks: The Countercultural Sounds of Austin's Progressive Country Music Scene. (New York: Oxford University Press, 2011).

Stoller, Barry. American Burn: Wonder What It's Worth To Make a Legend of Yourself. (Northampton, MA: self-published, 2003).

Streissguth, Michael. Like a Moth to a Flame: The Jim Reeves Story. (Nashville, TN: Rutledge Hill Press, 1998).

Stricklin, Al, and Jon McConal. My Years with Bob Wills. (San Antonio: Naylor & Company, 1976).

Sturtevant, Mathew. The Sounds of Austin: Portraits by Mathew Sturtevant. (Austin: Stolent Moments, 2012).

Style, Lyle E. Ain't Got No Cigarettes: Memories of Music Legend Roger Miller (Winnipeg, Manitoba: Great Plains Publications 2012).

Sublett, Jesse. Never the Same Again: A Rock 'N' Roll Gothic. (Berkeley, CA: Ten Speed Press, 2004).

Sullivan, Mary Lou. Raisin' Cain: The Wild and Raucous Story of Johnny Winter. (New York: Backbeat Books, 2010).

Summerfield, Jack Dudley. “The Negro in Radio Broadcasting: A Program Content Analysis” (M.A. thesis, University of Texas, 1954).

Surhone , Lambert M. Narcocorrido. (Mauritius: Betascript Publishing, 2011).

Surhone , Lambert M. , Mariam T. Tennoe, and Susan F. Henssonow (Eds.). Souther-Hillman-Furay Band. (Mauritius: Betascript Publishing, 2011).

Sweers, Britta. Electric Folk: The Changing Face of Englsih Traditional Music. (New York: Oxford University Press, USA: 2005).

Swenson, John. Bill Haley: The Daddy of Rock and Roll. (New York: Stein and Day, 1982).

Szwed, John F. Alan Lomax: The Man Who RecordEd. the World. (New York: Viking, 2010).

Szwed, John F., and Morton Marks. “The Afro-American Transformation of European Set Dances and Dance Suites.” Dance Research Journal 20(1) (1988).


Taylor, Wilma Rugh. Gospel Tracks Through Texas: The Mission of the Chapel Car Good Will [Sam Rayburn Series on Rural Life]. (College Station: Texas A & M University Press, 2005).

Tejeda, Juan, and Avelardo Valdez. Puro Conjunto: An Album in Words and Pictures: Writings, Posters, and Photographs from the Tejano Conjunto Festival en San Antonio, 1982-1998. (Austin: CMAS Books; 2001).

Texas Department of Publicity for Centennial Celebrations Public School Division. Songs Texas Sings. (Marfa: Sesquicentennial Committee of Marfa/Presidio County, 1986).

Texas Department of Transportation. Sites and Sounds: A Texas Music Road Trip. (Austin: Texas Department of Transportation 2004).

Texas Monthly Books Editors. Ain't It Funny?: A Tribute to Wille Nelson. (Cincinnati, OH: Texas Monthly Books, 2005).

Texas Music Educators Association. A Bibliography of Master's Theses and Doctoral Dissertations in Music Completed at Texas Colleges and Universities, 1919-1972. (Houston: Texas Music Educators Association, 1974).

Texas, Office of the State Auditor. Special Investigation: Texas Southern University "Ocean of Soul" Band. (Austin: Office of the State Auditor, 1993).

Thiele, Bob, and Bob Golden. What A Wonderful World: A Lifetime of Recordings. (New York: Oxford University Press, 1995).

Thomas, Dave. Elimination: The 'ZZ Top' Stor.y (New York: Omnibus Press, 1985).

Thomas, W. H. Some Current Folk-Songs of the Negro. (Denton: University of North Texas Press, 1912).

Thompson, Graeme. Willie Nelson: The Outlaw. (New York: St. Martins Press, 2007).

Thonhoff, Robert H. The Texas Connection. (Austin: Eakin Press, 1981).

Thorp, Nathan Howard (Jack). Songs of the Cowboys. (Bedford, MA: Applewood Books, 1989).

Thorp, Nathan Howard (Jack), and Neil M. Clark. Pardner of the Wind: Story of the Southwestern Cowboy. (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1977).

Thug, Slim. How To Survive: In A Recession (Houston, TX: Di Angelo Publications, 2012).

Tichi, Cecelia. High Lonesome: The American Culture of Country Music. (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 1994).

Titon, Jeff Todd. “Reconstructing the Blues: Reflections on the 1960s Blues Revival.” Transforming Tradition: Folk Music Revivals Examined. (Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1993)

Tobler, John. The Buddy Holly Story. (New York: Beaufort Books, 1983).

Torrance, Lori, and Stanley Oberst. Elvis In Texas: The Undiscovered King 1954-1958. (Plano: Republic of Texas Press, 2001).

Tosches, Nick. Country: The Biggest Music in America. (New York: Stein and Day, 1977).

Tosches, Nick. Country: Living Legends and Dying Metaphors in America's Biggest Music. (New York: C. Scribner's Sons, 1984).

Tosches, Nick. Country: The Twisted Roots of Rock 'n' Roll. (New York: Da Capo Press, 1996).

Tosches, Nick. Unsung Heroes of Rock 'n' Roll. (New York: Harmony Books, 1991).

Tosches, Nick. Where Dead Voices Gather. (Boston: Little, Brown, 2001).

Townsend, Charles R. San Antonio Rose: The Life and Music of Bob Wills. (Chicago, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1986).

Treviño, Adrian. Performance Practices of Violin Players in South Texas. (Albuquerque, NM: Trellis Press, 1985).

Treviño, Adrian .Tejano Music From 1830-1930. (Albuquerque, NM: Trellis Press, 1990).

Treviño, Adrian. Traditional Sayings of Musicians and People at Dances. (Albuquerque, NM: Trellis Press, 1984-89).

Treviño III, Geronimo. Dance Halls and Last Calls: A History of Texas Country Music. (Plano: Republic of Texas Press 2002).

True, Cynthia. American Scream: The Bill Hicks Story. (New York: HarperEntertainment, 2002).

Tucker, Sherrie. Swing Shift: "All-Girl" Bands of the 1940s. (Durham: Duke University Press, 2000).

Tucker, Tanya, and Patsi Bale Cox. Nickel Dreams: My Life. (New York: Hyperion, 1997).

Turcotte, Bryan Ray, and Christopher T. Miller. Up + Photocopied: Instant Art of the Punk Rock Movement. (Corte Madera, CA: Gingko Press, 1999).

Turcotte, Bryan Ray, and Doug Woods. Punk Is Dead: Punk Is Everything!. (Corte Madera, CA: Gingko Press, 2004).

Turley, Alan C. Music in the City: A History of Austin Music. (Cedar Park: Duckling Publishing, 2000).

Turner, Martha Anne. The Yellow Rose of Texas: Her Saga and Her Song. (Austin: Shoal Creek Publishers, 1976).

Turner, Martha Anne. Old Nacogdoches in the Jazz Age. (Austin: Madrona Press, 1976).

Turner, Robyn. Austin Originals: Chats With Colorful Characters. (Amarillo: Paramount Press, 1982).

Tyler, Patricia Gayle. Hill Country Music: Popular Music and Musicians In and Near Austin, Texas, 1968-1974. (Austin: (s.n.), 1974).


Ulanov, Barry. A History of Jazz in America. (New York: Viking Press, 1952).

Unterberger, Richie. Urban Spacement and Wayfaring Strangers: Overlooked Innovators and Eccentric Visionaries of '60s Rock. (San Francisco: Miller Freeman Books, 2000).

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

Utz, Ruth Adele. Trails and Trail Drivers of Texas. (San Marcos: Southwest Texas State University, [n.d.]).

Uzzel, Robert L. Blind Lemon Jefferson: His Life, His Death, and His Legacy. (Austin: Eakin Press, 2002).


Suaréz, Ana Veciana.- Hispanic Media USA: A Narrative Guide to Print and Electronic Media in the United States. (Washington, DC: Media Institute, 1987).

Van der Merwe, Peter. Origins of the Popular Style: The Antecedents of Twentieth-Century Popular Music. (New York: Oxford University Press, USA, 1992).

Ventura, Michael. If I Was A Highway. (Lubbock: Texas Tech University Press 2011).

Vliet, R.G. Clem Maverick: The Life and Death of a Country Music Singer. (Bryan: Shearer Publishing, 1983).

Vorda, Allan. Psychedelic Psounds: Interviews from A to Z with 60s Psychedelic and Garage Bands. (Telford, England: Borderline Productions, 1994).

Volk, Andy. Lap Steel Guitar. (New York: Hal Leonard, 2004).


Wald, Elijah. Escaping the Delta: Robert Johnson and the Invention of the Blues. (New York: Amistad, 2004).

Wald, Elijah. Narcocorrido: A Journey Into the Music of Drugs, Guns, and Guerillas. (New York: Rayo, 2001).

Walker, Dave. American Rock 'n Roll Tou. (New York: Thunder's Mouth Press, 1992).

Walker, Jerry Jeff. Gypsy Songman. (Emeryville, CA: Woodford Press 1999).

Walker, Lance Scott, Johan Kugelberg and Bun B. Houston Rap: Photographs by Peter Beste. (Houston, TX: Sinecure Books, 2013).

Walker, Lance Scott and Peter Beste. Houston Rap Tapes (New York: Sinecure Books, 2013).

Warren; Holly George.- Public Cowboy No. 1: The Life and Times of Gene Autry. (New York: Oxford University Press; 2007).

Watson Mrs. S.H. A Folio of Old Songs. (Waxahachie, TX: Texas Division U.D.C., 1912.)

Warden, Elizabeth Power. Through the Years With Music in a Little Texas Town: An Account of Music in Victoria, Texas. (Victoria: Victoria Music Club, 1943).

Washtub Jerry. Neck Anywhere! An Illustrated Ukulele Course On How to Play Chords In Any Key Anywhere On The Neck (Fort Davis, TX: Washtub Jerry Publications, 2006).

Washtub Jerry. It Takes Pluck! An Illustrated Guide to Building and Playing a Washtub Bass Plus Many Anecdotes. (Fort Davis, TX: Washtub Jerry Publications, 2006).

Waters, Howard J. Jack Teagarden's Music, His Career and Recordings (Stanhope, NJ: W.C. Allen 1960).

Waters, Marienne, and L.E. McCullough. The Austin Music Industry Council Primer. (Austin: Austin Music Industry Council, 1988).

Weaver, Neal. Abraham Chavez: El Paso’s Maestro. (El Paso: The Musical Friends of the Maestro, 1992).

Webster, Aaron. Elvis, The New Rage, A Radio History from 1945 to 1955. (Plano: Republic of Texas Press, 2002).

Weidt, Maryann N. Buddy Holly. (Mankato, MN: Capstone Press, 1989).

Wendorf, Gail Waltz. Across Texas: Dance Inside the Historic Dance Halls of Texas. (New Braunfels: New Braunfels Museum of Art and Music, 2003).

West, John O. Mexican-American Folklore: Legends, Songs, Festivals, Proverbs, Crafts, Tales of Saints, Revolutionaries, and More. (Little Rock, AR: August House Publishers, 1988).

West, Sarah Ann. Deep Down Hard Blues: A Tribute to Lightnin' Hopkins. (Lawrenceville, VA: Brunswick Pub. Corp., 1995).

Weston, Wesley "Lil' Flip". Don't Let The Music Industry Fool You. (Harris Royal Bloodline Publishing 2014).

Wheeler, Jill C. Selena: The Queen of Tejano. (Edina, MN: Abdo & Daughters, 1996).

White, John I. Git Along Little Dogies: Songs and Songmakers of the American West. (Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1975).

White, Newman Ivey. American Negro Folk-Songs. (Whitefish: Literary Licensing, LLC, 2011).

White, Peter, and Mary Ann White. Along the Rio Grande: Cowboy Jack Thorp's New Mexico. (Santa Fe: Ancient City Press 1988).

White, Raymond E. King of the Cowboys, Queen of the West: Roy Rogers and Dale Evans. (Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press / Popular Press, 2005).

Whitlock, E. Clyde, and Richard Drake Saunders. Music and Dance in Texas, Oklahoma, and the Southwest. (Hollywood, CA: Bureau of Musical Research, 1950).

Whittle Music Company. Texas Composers: A Listing of Their Works and Arrangements. (Dallas: Whittle Music Co., 1961).

Wild, David Anthony, and Michael Cuscuna. Ornette Coleman, 1958-1979: A Discography. (Ann Arbor, MI: Wildmusic, 1980).

Wildman, Sherman. The Willie Nelson “Cooked Goose” Cookbook and IRS Financial Advisor. (Atlanta, GA: Longstreet Press, 1992).

Willett, Edward. Janis Joplin: Take Another Little Piece of My Heart. (Berkeley Heights, NJ: Enslow Publishers, 2008).

Williams, Martin T. The Art of Jazz: Ragtime to Bebop. (New York: Da Capo Press, 1981).

Williams, Martin T. The Jazz Tradition. (New York: Oxford University Press, 1970).

Williams, Ralph Vaughan. National Music and Other Essays. (New York: Oxford University Press USA, 1979).

Willoughby, Larry. Texas Rhythm, Texas Rhyme: A Pictorial History of Texas Music. (Austin: Tonkawa Free Press, 1990).

Wills, Rosetta. The King of Western Swing: Bob Wills Remembered. (New York: Billboard Books, 1998).

Wilson, Burton. The Austin Music Scene through the Lens of Burton Wilson. (Austin: Eakin Press, 2001).

Wilson, Burton. Burton’s Book of the Blues. (Austin: Edentata Press, 1977).

Wilson, Carroll. Playing By Heart – Leon Gibbs and the Miller Brothers Band. (Wichita Falls: Carroll Wilson, 2003).

Wilson, Charles Reagan, and William Ferris. Encyclopedia of Southern Culture. (Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 1989).

Wilson, Eddie. Threadgill’s: The Cookbook. (Atlanta, GA: Longstreet Press, 1996).

Wilson, Gary Paul. "Music Teacher Training in the Normal Schools and Teachers Colleges of Texas, 1879-1949." (M.M. thesis, Baylor University, 1986).

Wilson, Peter Niklas. Ornette Coleman: Sein Leben, Seine Musik, Seine Schallplatten. (Schaftlach, Germany: Oreos, 1989).

Wilson, Peter Niklas. Ornette Coleman: His Life and Music. (Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Hills Books, 1999).

Winfrey, Dorman H. Arturo Toscanini in Texas: the 1950 NBC Symphony Orchestra Tour. (Austin: Encino Press, 1967).

Wing, Chris. The Big Book of Austin Punk Era Posters and Images (Austin: Family Fun Music 2003).

Winsor, Phil. Automated Music Composition. (Denton: University of North Texas Press, 1992).

Winsor, Phil, and Gene Delisa. Computer Music in C. (Denton: University of North Texas Press, 2002).

Winter, Elizabeth Harrell. "Music in Texas Since 1920." (M.A. thesis, Sul Ross State College, 1940).

Wolfe, Charles, and Ted Olson, The Bristol Sessions : Writings About the Big Bang of Country Music (Jefferson, NC: McFarland Publishing, 2005).

Wolfe, Charles. The Devil’s Box: Masters of Southern Fiddling. (Nashville, TN: Country Music Foundation and Vanderbilt University Press, 1997).

Wolfe, Charles K. The Grand Ole Opry: The Early Years, 1925-35. (London: Old Time Music, 1975).

Wolfe, Charles K. Lefty Frizzell: His Life, His Music. (Bremen, Germany: Bear Family, 1984).

Wolfe, Charles K. Classic Country: Legends of Country Music .(New York: Routledge, 2000).

Wolfe, Charles K., and Kip Lornell. The Life and Legend of Leadbelly. (New York: HarperCollins, 1992).

*Wood, Roger. “The Legacy of Shady’s Playhouse: A Blues Nightclub in Houston.” (Paper delivered at Texas State Historical Association convention, March 5, 1998).

Wood, Roger, and James Fraher. Down in Houston: Bayou City Blues. (Austin, University of Texas Press, 2003).

Wood, Roger, and James Fraher. Texas Zydeco. (Austin, University of Texas Press, 2006).

Woolley, Lynn. The Last Great Days of Radio. (Plano: Wordware Publishing, 1994).

Wright, Leo. God is My Booking Agent. (London: Cassell, 2004).

Wyndham, Tex. Texas Shout: How Dixieland Jazz Works. (Seattle: Light, Words and Music, 1997).


Yates, Janell. Woody Guthrie: American Balladeer. (New York: Ward Hill Press, 1995).

Yazdani: Tarssa, Hi, How Are You?: The Definitive Daniel Johnston Handbook. (New York: Soft Skull Press, 2000).

Young,. Bill. Dead Air: The Rise and Demise of Music Radio. Ed. Jan Reid. (CreateSpace, 2011).

Yurchenco, Henrietta. A Mighty Hard Road: The Woody Guthrie Story. (New York: McGraw-Hill, 1970).


Ziemer, Joe. Mickey Newbury: Crystal & Stone. (Bloomington, IN: AuthorHouse, 2004).


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