Curtis Peoples


Curtis Peoples, Ph.D., is an Archivist at the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library (SWC/SCL) at Texas Tech University (TTU).  Dr. Peoples has nineteen years of experience in archival work. During 2002, he established the Crossroads of Music Archive in the SWC/SCL, and is the archivist for the collection. He heads the Crossroads Recording Studio in the TTU Library. Further, he is a musician who has worked in the music business for four decades, numerous recording studios, and has been a production manager for many events. He is a graduate and former instructor of the Sound Technology program at South Plains College, and currently serves as chair of the SPC Sound Technology Advisory Board. He also serves as Chair of the Education and Training Committee for the Association for Recorded Sound Collections, as well as their Assistant Conference Manger. Dr. Peoples teaches the “History of West Texas Music” and “Texas Music History: Race, Class, and Gender” for the TTU Honors College. He also hosts the “Music Crossroads of Texas” radio show on KTTZ 89.1 FM. the His research centers on music and place. 

 Music Crossroads of Texas  : Lubbock Music Now CD 2018

This week Curtis showcases the Lubbock Music Now CD from 2018. Please follow up next week to listen to LMN 2019 artists. Thanks for listening!


Music Crossroads of TexasCelebrating Texas Women – Double Shots 

Texas Country

1. Songs About Texas – Pat Green

2. Waterbill – Red Shahan

3. I Rode the Wild Horses – Ross Cooper

4. Giving Up – Caleb Allemand

5. Love to Live By – Cooder Graw

6. Whiskey and Pride – Cory Morrow

7. Love is Dangerous – Dalton Domino

8. Come Back Down – Flatland Cavalry

9. Lord When I Drink – Jenni Dale Lord

10. This Ground – Jordan Robert Kirk

11. Amnesia (Act 5) – Josh Abbot Band

12. Another Bullet – Randall King

13. West Texas Wind – Texwestus

Music Crossroads of Texas | Cotton 

1. Cotton Rag – Wally Moyers Sr.

2. Dry Land Farm – Butch Hancock

3. Boll Weevil – Andy Hedges

4. Farm Road 40 – Maines Brothers

5. Loyd’s Country Store – Andy and Andy

6. The John Deere Tractor Song – Don Walser

7. Strippin’ Cotton – Doug Smith

8. The Cotton Farmer’s Wife – Four Stories Tall

9. Cotton Rows – Katie Howell

10. Tillers Flight O the Farmers Delight – Wade Parks

11. Dollars for December – Andy Wilkinson

12. FFA – Terry Allen