The Sideman

After more than four decades of performing before audiences in venues large and small, even as he deals with a disease that’s robbed him...

Russell’s Legacy Lives On

If you’re reading this anytime after Feb. 9, then you know – or can easily find out – whether Sir Elton John paid a...

More Than the Wills Boys

Forty years ago, Tulsa’s Caravan Ballroom, not Cain’s, was home to one of the best western swing bands in the country. Ever since early 1934, when...

The Breeze Blows In White’s Direction

Exactly one year ago, this space was devoted to a report on veteran Tulsa-based singer-songwriter Don White, who, after decades of performing, touring, recording...

Regaining His Groove

If he and his longtime musical partner Joey Harlan had just gotten a good break or two, had been at the right place at...

Nostalgia For Yourself

When I was 15 years old, my friend Paul McSpadden came to my house for a visit, bringing with him something rare and beautiful:...

Mutilations Ruminations

In the course of her job as an accounting analyst at a Tulsa-area oil and gas company, it’s very unlikely that Shelly Reynolds comes...

In the Wake of Blood Cult

The Oklahoma direct-to-video horror release launched a short-lived cottage industry.

Trucking in Memorabilia

Out of the plethora of show-biz memorabilia displayed inside Jim Halsey’s seven-room office suite, the Tulsa-based country-music impresario has plucked, on this day, a...

Dracula’s Ghost

I’ve written in this space before about monster kids, those baby-boomer boys (mostly) who grew up immersed in the golden era of escapist horror...

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