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Joe Ely's Tornado Jam 3 - Part 1 | Music Crossroads of Texas

This week on the Music Crossroads of Texas, we will travel back in time to May 1982 with music from artists who performed at Joe Ely’s third annual Tornado Jam. This week’s show is the first of two highlighting the concert. You will hear music from the Planets, the Maines Brothers, and more.


  1. Fingernails - The Planets
  2. Doomsday Rock - The Planets
  3. You Might Be Pretty - The Planets
  4. Coming Back to Texas - Alvin Crow
  5. Out on the Lonely Prairie - Alvin Crow
  6. Ghost Riders in the Sky - Alvin Crow
  7. Something's Falling - Gary Morris
  8. I Can Tell By the Way You Dance - Gary Morris
  9. Headed for a Heartache - Gary Morris
  10. Hub City Moan - The Maines Brothers
  11. Honey Don't - The Maines Brothers
  12. Louisiana Saturday Night - The Maines Brothers
  13. Great Balls of Fire - The Crickets
  14. Rollin' Stone - The Crickets
  15. Rockin' Pneumonia & the Boogie Woogie Flu - The Crickets
  16. Amarillo Highway - Terry Allen
  17. New Delhi Freight Train - Terry Allen
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.