Pop http://redriverradio.org en Roy Orbison: Mystery Girl http://redriverradio.org/post/roy-orbison-mystery-girl <div><strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Airs Sunday, May 25 at 6 p.m.&nbsp;</span></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Roy </span>Orbison<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> cared about two things in life more than anything else, music and family. Often those two combined, but Roy's sons never got the chance to share the stage with their dad. They did find a tape of a song that Roy never finished, and as a family Roy's boys completed the song as his baking band.</span></div><div>&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;In this in-depth look at Roy’s 1989 posthumous comeback album, Mystery Girl, we'll here classic songs (“You Got It,” “She’s a Mystery to Me” and more), plus rare recording sessions, comments from his legendary collaborators, exclusive interviews with Roy’s sons (Wesley, Roy Kelton and Alex), Jeff Lynne and more.</div><p> Sun, 25 May 2014 23:00:00 +0000 44500 at http://redriverradio.org Roy Orbison: Mystery Girl Chris McCaa & Chris Allen Live http://redriverradio.org/post/chris-mccaa-chris-allen-live <p><strong>Airs Tuesday, May 20 at 8 p.m.</strong> &nbsp;Join us for an evening of great music from Jazz and R &amp; B to some great pop favorites as Chris McCaa (AKA Professor Porkchop) and Chris Allen perform live from the Red River Radio studios and help us raise the revenue we need for another year of great Public Radio programming. Call in during the show and show your support for live music at <strong>800-552-8502</strong> or <strong><a href="https://secure.publicbroadcasting.net/rrr/default/form.pledgemain?__utma=146488247.1456364342.1400346781.1400346781.1400346781.1&amp;__utmb=146488247.4.10.1400346782&amp;__utmc=146488247&amp;__utmx=-&amp;__utmz=146488247.1400346782.1.1.utmcsr=%28direct%29|utmccn=%28direct%29|utmcmd=%28none%29&amp;__utmv=-&amp;__utmk=171380384">Pledge Online Here</a></strong>.</p><p> Wed, 21 May 2014 01:00:00 +0000 Bill Beckett & Wally Derleth - Evening Jazz 44430 at http://redriverradio.org Chris McCaa & Chris Allen Live Bob Wills: The King of Western Swing http://redriverradio.org/post/bob-wills-king-western-swing <div><strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Airs Sunday, May 18 at 6 p.m.&nbsp;</span></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">I used to say that Bob Wills was the Elvis Presley of Western Swing. He was as charismatic a performer as ever stood on stage according to the people who have reported to me and by looking at his films." - Ray Benson (Asleep at the Wheel).</span></div><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp;Imagine walking into a </span>dance hall<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> on a dusty Texas highway back in 1946. Sun, 18 May 2014 23:00:00 +0000 44162 at http://redriverradio.org Bob Wills: The King of Western Swing Cookie Jar Live http://redriverradio.org/post/cookie-jar-live <p><strong>Airs Thursday, February 20 at 8:00 p.m. </strong>Barbara Jarrell &amp; &nbsp;Cookie Garner, AKA Cookie Jar<strong>, </strong>will join hosts Wally Derleth and Bill Beckett for a live show on Red River Radio. They'll presents a blend of acoustic originals mixed with folk, classic pop and roots Americana covers for a delightful and fun evening of music. Support live, local music on the&nbsp;radio. Tune in for this exciting show and make your pledge at <strong>800-552-8502</strong> or pledge on line here:&nbsp;<strong><a href="https://secure.publicbroadcasting.net/rrr/default/form.pledgemain" target="_blank">DONATE NOW</a>!</strong></p><p> Fri, 21 Feb 2014 02:00:00 +0000 Bill Beckett & Wally Derleth - Evening Jazz 40303 at http://redriverradio.org Cookie Jar Live Unsung: The Stories of Women in Texas Music http://redriverradio.org/post/unsung-stories-women-texas-music <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;"><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Airs Friday, May 24 at 11 p.m. &nbsp;</span></strong>KUT’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> award winning Texas Music Matters unit revisits the story of Texas music by turning a spotlight on the women who’ve helped shape it –and who continue to keep Texas a vital voice on the world stage. Join us for Unsung: The Stories of Women in Texas Music.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">From the singing cowboys of depression era movies to the </span>beer-drinkin’<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> good </span>ol’<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> boys of modern country, Texas music has been wrapped in a Lone Star mythology that’s decidedly masculine. Yet from its earliest days, women like Cindy Walker wrote the songs the cowboys would sing. Some, like Janis Joplin, had to leave Texas to find acceptance on their own terms.&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Even now, the story of Texas music is only half told—glossing over the roles of pioneers like Big Mama Thornton or the struggles of modern movers and shakers from Ruthie Foster and Shawn Colvin to Sarah </span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Jaffe</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> and Girl in a Coma.</span></p><p> Sat, 25 May 2013 04:00:00 +0000 25808 at http://redriverradio.org Unsung: The Stories of Women in Texas Music