23 June '06 -19:46
Detailing the most critical springs in West Texas and how conservationist Robert McCurdy came to be its steward, as featured in the July 2006 issue of Texas Parks & Wildlife Magazine, devoted to wetlands. (more)
Making A Desert Wetlands
AARP the Magazine features my Grand Tour of Nashville Tennessee with George Jones, The Greatest Voice in Country and Just About Every Other Style of Music, as Tour Guide.
George Jones' Nashville Tour
Here's the link: www.joenickp.com/music/georgejones.html
with Web Exclusives on his career timeline, the 4-1-1 on his favorite hangs, and where to stay in Music City USA.
The copy is below. (more)
The full tilt story, PLUS Carlos San Miguel's bitchin' photos, are in Issue #63 of No Depression magazine, the magazine of American Music or something like that (I forget the current logo and so do they sometimes).
Los Lonely Boys
Buy a copy because there's a pretty great Elvis Costello/Allen Toussaint story too.
The raw copy sans images is below. (more)
I'm back from a family vacation visiting kinfolk in Greece following two pretty great days in New York, where I visited my brother Nick Tosches for breakfast one day, a birthday lunch at the Cowgirl Hall of Fame hosted by the fantabulous Devra Dedeaux, dinner with my wife and sons, my sister and her husband, their friend David Byrne, the World's Greatest Publicist Bob Merlis and his partner in music artistry, David Less of Memphis Tennessee, Pete Thomas from Elvis Costello's band, and writer Jim Bessman at Trattoria Del Arte, one of David Letterman's favorite giveaway dinner places for audience participation awards, topped off by witnessing Jim Dickinson and Sons (all three of em--don't tell me he ain't related to Chris Chew, who really does chew) in a rare public appearance at Joe's Pub.
Back and Proud
Greece was an out of body experience. More TK