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Rare, Strange, & Weird Songs | Music Crossroads of Texas


This week on the Music Crossroads of Texas, I have a full hour of music that is rare, obscure, strange, and sometimes, just weird. You will hear music from, Freda and the Fire Dogs, Shirley Malone with Harry Bray and the Western Six, The Sparkles, Tommy Hancock, and many more. I hope you will join me, Curtis Peoples, for the Music Crossroads of Texas.


  1. Bark Like a Dog - Bobby Allison
  2. Muleshoe - Freda & the Firedog
  3. Please Don't Cry Lover - Carolyn Collins
  4. For a Long Time - Shirley Malone with Harry Bray & the Western Six
  5. You're Gone Again - Shirley Malone with Harry Bray & the Western Six
  6. Little Mexican Joe - Harry Bray
  7. Little Bitty Man - Hulan Bass
  8. Frankie Frankenstein - Ivan
  9. The Biggest Man - Jack Reno
  10. We're Two of a Kind - Juanita Jordan
  11. Pettie Fillette - Jerry Rainwater
  12. Ring a Dingo Dong Daddy - Jo Ann Reynolds
  13. Paralyzed - Legendary Stardust Cowboy
  14. Time and a Word - Lynx
  15. Bringin the Weed - Nowlin Tubbs
  16. No Minors Allowed - Ramona Locke
  17. Lucky Me I Live in Lubbock - Roy Newton & the Newtones
  18. Fungus Among Us - Terry Noland
  19. Jack and the Beanstalk - The Sparkles
  20. Between 10 and 17 - The Stone Sisters
  21. L.A. T-H-E Man - Willie Redden & the Red Rubber Band
  22. I am the Grass - Tommy Hancock
Curtis Peoples, Ph.D., is the Archivist for the Southwest Music Archive and oversees the Crossroads Recording Studio for the Southwest Collection/Special Collections Library at Texas Tech University. 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. Dr. Peoples teaches regional music history classes and American media studies; his research centers on music and place.