Subject:

Hank Thompson

  • Blogs

    July 31, 2014

    These four players helped desegregate the NFL; watch Forgotten Four at Mile High

    Who was the first African American to play Major League Baseball? Jackie Robinson, of course. Larry Doby and Hank Thompson, two other black ball players who joined the majors in 1947, aren't remembered as well, although they experienced the same brutal racism that Robinson did. And although Robinson ... More >>

  • Music

    January 19, 2012

    Finnders & Youngberg

    FY5
    Hearth Music

  • Music

    January 17, 2002

    Brown and Red

    These days, his signature guit-steel playing leaves listeners slack-jawed. But it took Junior Brown a long time to get to center stage.

  • Music

    December 27, 2001

    Discmania

    Backbeat writers revisit their favorite albums of the year.

  • Music

    November 15, 2001

    Merle Haggard

    Roots Volume 1 (Anti-)

  • Music

    June 17, 1999

    The Soundies of Yesteryear

    The music that time forgot is in a warehouse in Colorado Springs.

  • News

    September 4, 1997
  • Music

    January 30, 1997

    Straight From the 'Harts

    How the Dalhart Imperials have become roots-music royalty.

  • Music

    November 15, 1995

    FOND O' WANDA

    WANDA JACKSON, THE QUEEN OF ROCKABILLY, IS READY TO PARTY AGAIN.

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