Motoring along with music on highways and byways
Bill Cockerill There’s nothing like a song to ease stress. Seems like we have been doing a lot of driving lately, including multiple trips to big cities, and I have come to rely on a host of musical friends. Waylon and Willie are always willing to spread some good cheer, but lately my favorite drivinguvaldeleadernews.com
Alpacas pick winner of this Sunday’s big football game
SAN ANTONIO – We’ve all seen animals predict winners of sports matchups, but have you ever seen alpacas prognosticate? Two alpacas, Waylon and Lefty of Texas Party Animals, stopped by Historic Market Square to make big game weekend history with their prediction of who will win this Sunday’s game in a classic, winner-eat-all matchup. So which alpaca picked the winner? You’ll have to watch the video above to find out! To book Texas Party Animals for parties, weddings and more, visit their website.
Outlaw country artist Billy Joe Shaver dead at 81
FILE - Artist Billy Joe Shaver poses backstage following his concert "Billy Joe Shaver presented by WMOT/Roots Radio" at City Winery Nashville in Nashville, Tenn. on April 1, 2017. (Photo by Laura Roberts/Invision/AP, File)NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Outlaw country singer songwriter Billy Joe Shaver, who wrote songs like “Honky Tonk Heroes,” “I Been to Georgia on a Fast Train” and “Old Five and Dimers Like Me,” has died He was 81. His big break came when Jennings recorded several of Shaver's songs for his 1973 album “Honky Tonk Heroes," which helped popularize the outlaw country genre and turn the maverick country artists into legends. "There weren’t another other way to be/For lovable losers, no account boozers/And honky tonk heroes like me," Shaver wrote in the title track. Shaver wrote songs that were covered by Elvis Presley, Patty Loveless, George Jones, Tex Ritter, Tennessee Ernie Ford and John Anderson.
Alpacas are "tex-perts" on hugs & parties
SAN ANTONIO - Texas Party Animals are known for their trained alpacas that can be featured for any occasion. Waylon, Willie and Houston will show up in costume, ready for hugs and photos--they are "popular for weddings." Click here for a quote. Copyright 2019 by KSAT - All rights reserved.