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Thursday, March 7, 2013

Music From The Show

Atlas Genius, “Back Seat”
Stephane Wrembel, “A Night in Tunisia”
Max Asoka, “Peals”
The Mavericks, “Back in Your Arms”
EST, “Eighthundred Streets by Feet”
Ron Carter, “Joy Spring”
Steve Earle, “Pocket Full of Rain”

From Billy Bragg Gets Personal In New Album:

Billy Bragg, “Help Save the Youth of America”
Billy Bragg, “Swallow My Pride”
Billy Bragg, “January Song”
Billy Bragg, “Handyman Blues”
Woody Guthrie, “I Ain’t Got No Home” performed by Billy Bragg
Billy Bragg, “Tomorrow is Going to Be a Better Day”


Spotlight

From controversial new textbooks to a Maverick family reunion, here are stories from Jeremy Hobson's week in Houston and San Antonio.

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