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. 

This week on the Music Crossroads of Texas, Curtis celebrates Black History Month by bringing you a full of hour of music from Black musicians of west Texas. You will hear music from The Tonettes, Junior Medlow, DG Flewellyn, UrbanSole and many more.

This week on the Music Crossroads of Texas, there's time for one more song! Host Curtis Peoples presents the  second of two shows featuring west Texas songs about time. It seems we have all had some extra time on our hands lately, so here are some songs to help occupy that time!

This week on the Music Crossroads of Texas, there's time for one more song! Host Curtis Peoples presents the first of two shows featuring west Texas songs about time. It seems we have all had some extra time on our hands lately, so here are some songs to help occupy that time!

Rain Songs | Music Crossroads of Texas

Feb 6, 2021

This week host Curtis Peoples brings you a full hour of rain songs...You will hear music from Buddy Holly, Guy Clark, Tanya Tucker and more. Tune in to hear it the sounds of rain!

Hard & Heavy | Music Crossroads of Texas

Jan 30, 2021

"As 2020 was winding down, I was searching for new west Texas music released that year. I came across a lot of new hard rock and heavy metal music that impressed me, and today, I want to share with you what I discovered." - Curtis Peoples, host of Music Crossroads of Texas. Tune in to hear the gems Curtis has discovered. 

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