Brad and Michele Moore Roots Music Series

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  1. House of Hits
    Founded in a working-class neighborhood in southeast Houston in 1941, Gold Star/SugarHill Recording Studios is a major independent studio that has produced a multitude of influential hit records in an astonishingly diverse range... Learn More
    Published: 6th November 2015
    Paperback | £28.99
  2. Comin' Right at Ya
    A six-foot-seven-inch Jewish hippie from Philadelphia starts a Western swing band in 1970, when country fans hate hippies and Western swing. It sounds like a joke but—more than forty years, twenty-five albums, and nine Grammy... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 2015
    Hardback | £20.99
  3. Mojo Hand
    In a career that took him from the cotton fields of East Texas to the concert stage at Carnegie Hall and beyond, Lightnin’ Hopkins became one of America’s greatest bluesmen, renowned for songs whose topics effortlessly... Learn More
    Published: 1st May 2014
    Paperback | £23.99
  4. Bonfire of Roadmaps
    Since he first hitched a ride out of Lubbock, Texas, at the age of sixteen, singer-songwriter and Flatlanders band member Joe Ely has been a road warrior, traveling highways and back roads across America and Europe, playing music... Learn More
    Published: 1st June 2013
    Paperback | £14.99
  5. Texas Tornado
    Doug Sahm was a singer, songwriter, and guitarist of legendary range and reputation. The first American musician to capitalize on the 1960s British invasion, Sahm vaulted to international fame leading a faux-British band called... Learn More
    Published: 29th February 2012
    Paperback | £18.99
  6. Bridger
    Renowned for A Ballad of the West, his epic trilogy about the American West from the era of mountain man Jim Bridger to the closing of the frontier, Bobby Bridger has had a career in show business that spans the rockabilly-to-"Music... Learn More
    Published: 1st March 2009
    Hardback | £24.99
  7. The Road Goes On Forever and the Music Never Ends
    Rolling Stone hails singer/songwriter Robert Earl Keen as "a writer with a novelist's eye for character and narrative detail comparable to forerunners like John Prine, Guy Clark, and Kris Kristofferson." In The Road Goes on Forever... Learn More
    Published: 1st February 2009
    Hardback | £34.00
  8. Women in Texas Music
    Across the state and across a wide variety of musical genres, women are making their mark on Texas music. Some have become international superstars, while others are just starting to make their voices heard. But every woman who... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 2007
    Paperback | £23.99
  9. Fire in the Water, Earth in the Air
    From Buddy Holly and the Crickets to the Flatlanders, Terry Allen, and Natalie Maines, Lubbock, Texas, has produced songwriters, musicians, and artists as prolifically as cotton, conservatives, and windstorms. While nobody questions... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 2006
    Paperback | £24.99
  10. Texas Zydeco

    Texas Zydeco

    Written by Roger Wood, Photographed by James Fraher

    Series Brad and Michele Moore Roots Music Series

    University of Texas Press

    To most people, zydeco appears as quintessentially Louisiana as gumbo. Certainly, the music originated among black Creoles of southwest Louisiana. But the swamps of southwest Louisiana spill across the Sabine River into southeast... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 2006
    Hardback | £28.99
  11. The Best of No Depression
    Since the magazine's founding in 1995, No Depression has reported on and helped define the music that goes by names such as, Americana, and roots music. Though dismissed by the commercial country music establishment... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 2005
    Paperback | £34.00