Johnny Ace

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2007

    Pimp C, Free at Last: Remembering a Down South Legend

    I came late to the UGK party. I was out of the country for much of their rise from 1992-1995, and then I lived in Nashville, where their legend had not yet spread, until the end of 1997. Even after moving back to Houston, it took me a few years to come around to them – I had kind of soured on hip- ... More >>

  • Music

    August 30, 2007

    Sweet Emotion

    Sometimes sad songs say so much.

  • Music

    January 10, 2002

    Our Town

    From blues to kiddie core, the year 2001 was an odyssey in local music. Backbeat writers remember the best.