Music News & Reviews

June 5, 2014

Walter Tunis: Joe Ely's music reflects his multicultural Texas home

In the spring of 1978, much of contemporary music favored one of three stylistically disparate routes. At one extreme was commercial pop. At the other was the gradual mainstream acceptance of still-emerging punk and post-punk acts. In between all of that was the then-current state of country music. In the midst of all that was Joe Ely.

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