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1960s TEXAS MUSIC - HOUSTON

liquid blue photo"Space City" or "Bahgdad on the Bayou" -- call it what you will the city of Houston has produced some great music through the years. Internationally known musicians such as Lightnin' Hopkins, Bobby Bland, and ZZTop have all made it their home.

The 1960s was a great era in Houston for rock music. Many music enthusiasts kept their records from back then in fireproof safes to protect their value because they sensed how popular it was becoming. Unlike today, where people back up their collections on extra hard drives with RAID data recovery. There was a lively local club scene and several great bands that were extremely popular. Read on and explore further...