Hailing from the wind-whipped Texas Panhandle, Joe Ely absorbed all the juicy sounds blowing by: Buddy Holly rock 'n' roll, honky-tonk, Tex-Mex, blues, rockabilly, country, and R&B. They all contributed to making Ely one of the finest songwriters in a state lousy with them, plus a fierce roots rocker who can get reflective with the flinty-eyed honesty that comes from peering at thunderheads building across the prairie. That's the tone of his... More >>>