Curtis Peoples

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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. 

In this episode of Music Crossroads of Texas Curtis pulled songs from his music archive about dance. It's a full hour and a variety of songs about dance from Joe Melson, The Maines Brothers, Tortilla Factory, and many more. Tune in and start dancing!

This week on the Music Crossroads of Texas, Curtis Peoples presents the second of two shows featuring West Texas classic country music. It's a full hour of classic country songs for you from Hoyle Nix and the West Texas Cowboys, Redd and Betty Stewart, Jimmie Peters,and many more.

In this episode of Music Crossroads of Texas, Curtis brings you the first of two shows featuring West Texas classic country music. It's a full hour of classic country songs from Billy Walker, Don Williams, The Gatlin Brothers, Tanya Tucker, and many more. 

This week on the Music Crossroads of Texas, the show is all early rock and roll. Curtis brings a full hour of early rock and roll songs for you. You will hear music from the Teen Kings, Four Teens, Hal Goodson and the Raiders, and many more.

    This week on a Music Crossroads of Texas, Curtis brings you an hour of songs about Earth’s closest celestial body—the moon. You will hear music from The Flatlanders, Kimmie Rhodes, Jerry Serrano, Gypsy Jane and more.

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