3 Reasons Why: Harry Dean Stanton ‘Partly Fiction’, the soundtrack

Harry Dean Stanton, ‘Partly Fiction’ on iTunes. by Walter Price   Tramp (Cool Hand Luke), Jack Burke (Cockfighter), Brett (Alien), Brain (Escape from New York), Bud (Repo Man), Travis Henderson (Paris, Texas), Jack (Pretty in Pink), Cleveland (Twister), and Toot-Toot (The Green Mile) are just a handful of the roles played by Harry Dean Stanton that captivated me over the…

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Three-Way: Steely Dan – “Reelin’ In the Years”

Steely Dan on iTunes. by Walter Price   In 1972 you met very few offers you couldn’t refuse. Like when your favorite pop station offered you, Carl Simon, The Bee Gees, Barbra Streisand, and a young Michael Jackson…you were cool with it. Even if your cooler friends were into Big Star, Deep Purple, YES, Uriah Heep,…

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Three Way: Mazzy Star – “Fade Into You”

Mazzy Star So Tonight That I Might See is on iTunes. by Walter Price   Austin, TX, 1994, riding through endless nights in a ragged out hand-me-down Peugeot belonging to my roommate. One cassette soundtracked a majority of the angst filled year. That being Mazzy Star’s stunning So Tonight That I Might See. Becoming lost in the…

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Three Way: Van Halen – Jump

Van Halen 1984 can be found on iTunes. by Walter Price   Baby how you been? Way back in the year Nineteen-Hundred and Eighty-Four, you loved you some Sade, Laurie Anderson, Art of Noise, INXS, Hall & Oats, or maybe Don Henley the solo artist. But if your best friend’s older brother had a bitchin…

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Three Way: John Denver – Take Me Home, Country Roads

John Denver made “Take Me Home, Country Roads” but who did it proud. by Walter Price   People have varying opinions about John Denver. Some would say he embodied all that was wrong with ‘white music’, some totally in love with his laid back, down home style. People respected his stout support of nature causes, and…

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Beatles Show ELT: Beatles Cover Songs

  BEATLES COVER SONGS Nur auf Global Texan Chronicles kannst du das exklusive Beatles Programm “Every Little Thing” mit Ken Michaels erleben!   This show is songs that the Beatles covered as a group and in their solo-careers. Whether it’s songs from the 50’s or the pre-rock era, this hour showcases some of the Beatles’ influences and…

Lovers Electric go Simply Red

And I love the thought of coming home to you… by Walter Price   In 1995 Simply Red was in an odd but good position worldwide with their Life album and their single “Fairground”. The track hit #1 in the UK (their only one I believe), sold amazingly well in Germany and found moderate success…

David Bowie Heroes covers

David Bowie

I, I will be king… by Walter Price   Before David Bowie found me or I him I was wonderfully lost in classic rock as it was new. KISS, Eagles, Dr. Hook and Zeppelin were (and still are) my rock diet. Then at about nine or so I had a babysitter or whatever she was…

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Nothing Compares to Chris Cornell

by Walter Price   Chris Cornell out promoting his new album Higher Truth swung by the SiriusXM Studios (Lithium) for an all in chat but what he did with Prince’s (The Family) 1985 track “Nothing Compares 2 U” is true genuis, maybe even rock perfection…or just damn good! Noacrobatics , noimitations …Just Chris Cornell and I don’t…