Daily Archives: May 29, 2011

The Cowboy Who Wasn’t

CORSICANA, TX — Leon Tates strides confidently into the room dressed like a true cowboy in boots and a white hat. Humbly, he admits, “I’m not a real cowboy at all, but I know how that story got started.” He related that one day he was at the Corsicana ranch of a good friend […]

Red Dirt Rhythym

BURLESON, TX — Phillip Baker played six-string and electric guitar as a teenager. It was in the early ’80s and, not surprisingly, he and his friends lived only to play rock ’n’ roll. “We practiced in the corner of my garage every night and, around 10:00 p.m., my dad would come in to tell […]