Get to know Johnny Bush

From the desk of Tracy Pitcox: Johnny Bush was born in the blue-collar neighborhood of Kashmere Gardens in Houston, Texas. Bush listened to the western swing music of Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys and the honky-tonk sounds of artists like Ernest Tubb, Lefty Frizzell and Hank Thompson. Thanks to a disc jockey uncle, Bush …

Joe Paul Nichols passes away, fought Lou Gerhig’s disease

Texas Country Music entertainer Joe Paul Nichols passed away on Wednesday morning at his home near Jacksboro, Texas. He was 69. Nichols had been battling Lou Gerhig’s disease for four years. Nichols started listening to the Grand Ole Opry, Louisianna Hayride and the Big D Jamboree as a child. In 1957, at the age of …

It’s Too Much Like Lonesome by Tommy Collins

This is Tommy Collins performing a song written by Wynn Stewart. “It’s Too Much Like Lonesome Since You’re Gone” was originally´╗┐ recorded on January 17, 1967 at Columbia Studios in Nashville. Musicians playing on this recording are Grady Martin–lead guitar, Harold Bradley–Bass guitar, Ray Edenton–rhythm guitar, Lloyd Green–steel guitar, Buddy Harman–Drums, Bill Pursell–piano. The background …