Ann Powers http://redriverradio.org en Texas Music Matters: Mothers, Brothers, and Others http://redriverradio.org/post/texas-music-matters-mothers-brothers-and-others <div><strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Airs Friday, August 30 at 11 p.m. &nbsp;</span></strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In the beginning—there were no beards—nor fuzzy guitars. After more than 4 decades, </span>ZZ<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Top‘s Billy Gibbons gets set to revive the seminal Moving Sidewalks. Also, in the wake of the Newtown school shootings, NPR Music critic Ann Powers explores about the healing force of a Natalie </span>Maines<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> recording. Plus, Iron and Wine caught live in Studio </span>1A<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> , on the next edition of Texas Music Matters.&nbsp;</span></div><p> Sat, 31 Aug 2013 04:00:00 +0000 32289 at http://redriverradio.org Texas Music Matters: Mothers, Brothers, and Others The Rolling Stones: Got Blues If You Want It! http://redriverradio.org/post/rolling-stones-got-blues-if-you-want-it <p><strong>Airs Friday, July 5 at 9 p.m.</strong> As the Rolling Stones mark their 50th anniversary this year, we join the celebration with a public radio special from award-winning producer Paul Ingles. It's called "Got Blues If You Want It! A Rolling Stones Special". The program is exclusively devoted to an exploration of the blues and rhythm &amp; blues roots of The Rolling Stones. Top-notch music writers, musicians and fans provide context for a cavalcade of the Stones' blues classics - both their covers of songs by their heroes and their own bluesy takes on their original rock 'n' roll. Read the full description. Sat, 06 Jul 2013 02:00:00 +0000 29871 at http://redriverradio.org The Rolling Stones: Got Blues If You Want It!