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Friday’s Houston Matters: Tropical Depression Cristobal, And Mickey Gilley On 40 Years Of Urban Cowboy (June 5, 2020)

Posted on · On Friday's show: An update on Tropical Depression Cristobal, The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly of the news, and Mickey Gilley reflects on the legacy of Urban Cowboy.

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Mickey Gilley’s Long Road To Country Success Went Through Houston

Posted on · Country music artist Mickey Gilley grew up singing alongside his cousins Jerry Lee Lewis and Jimmy Swaggart in Louisiana. Music was always going to be a part of his life, but it took him some time to achieve the success of Lewis and Swaggart. After marrying and becoming a father at a young age, he […]

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Littering, Human Rights First, and Mickey Gilley: Houston Matters for Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Posted on · If you’re relatively new to Texas, you may not be aware that the phrase “Don’t Mess with Texas” was originally a slogan used in ad campaigns in the 1980s to reduce littering on Texas roads. And it worked. In the late ’80s, there was a significant, noticeable decrease in trash on Texas highways. But as […]