All Over the Map (Paperback)
True Heroes of Texas Music (North Texas Lives of Musician Series #11)
University of North Texas Press, 9781574417104, 320pp.
Publication Date: November 13, 2017
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D.J. Stout and Pentagram designed the reborn edition, with photographer Scott Newton providing portraits. Michael Corcoran has been writing about Texas music for more than thirty years, for the Dallas Morning News and Austin American Statesman, as well as in such publications as Texas Monthly and Spin. These pieces are based on his personal interviews with their subjects as well as in-depth research. Expertly written with flair, the book is a musical waltz across Texas.
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Praise For All Over the Map: True Heroes of Texas Music (North Texas Lives of Musician Series #11)…
“All Over the Map tells the story of Texas music that needed to be told, as broad and deep, dark and quirky as the state itself. These are the compelling stories of the artists and individuals who created a musical culture that defies the usual stereotypes.” —Terry Lickona, producer, Austin City Limits
“[E]ssential reading whether you’re a Lone Star fanatic or just a standard-issue music geek.” —Blurt Magazine
“Other music history books read like Wikipedia entries by comparison.” —Austin Chronicle
“All Over the Map is the definitive book on Texas music history.” —author Joe Nick Patoski on Marfa Public Radio
“It's sharp, informative stuff from a guy who well and truly loves this state.” —Austin American-Statesman
“A compelling summary of the breadth and depth of Texas music and a fascinating survey of stories and personalities.” —Robert Hardy, author of A Deeper Blue: The Life and Music of Townes Van Zandt
“Corcoran is masterful at incorporating personal narrative into reportage in a way that is both engaging and informative.” —Cathy Brigham, co-editor of Handbook of Texas Music