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“It’s as big a sin as if I’d never eaten brisket, watched a high school football game, or fired a gun. I’ve lived in Texas for the better part of twenty years, and I have never seen a Willie Nelson concert.”—Jason Cohen finally sees the light, read his tale here
“Without this producer, Bob Dylan would not have broken through like he did—effectively bringing on the swinging sixties and changing music forever. Without this producer, Simon and Garfunkel might have quit before they ever got started, the Velvet Underground might have stayed underground, Frank Zappa might have spent his career recording on hapless independent labels, and jazz greats Sun Ra and Cecil Taylor would definitely have labored longer in obscurity than they already did. This producer helped them all find their voices and realize their visions, revolutionizing American music. He was a Harvard graduate. He was a Republican. He was a black guy from Waco, Texas.”—Click here to read Michael Hall’s profile of Tom Wilson, the greatest record producer you’ve never heard of
I am and old Fort Worth/TCU guy who wrote a short story about the last of some Mills county farm property that was recently sold by a Fort Worth family that had owned land in the county since about 1900. Is there an individual or department at Texas Monthly that I may submit the story for possible publication consideration? Sid Fikes
Thanks for thinking of us! You can email your story idea to firstname.lastname@example.org. Or if you prefer snail mail, please send all materials to Jake Silverstein, Editor-in-Chief, Texas Monthly, P.O. Box 1569, Austin, TX 78767-1569.