Brad Tyer

Brad Tyer
Observer copy editor Brad Tyer lives in Missoula, Montana, whence he contributes to the Montana Free Press and the Los Angeles Review of Books, among other publications.

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Joe Ely, Butch Hancock and Jimmie Dale Gilmore
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New Biography Compiles the Legends of The Flatlanders

The triumvirate of Joe Ely, Jimmie Dale Gilmore and Butch Hancock is a singular musical entity. It’s also an acquired—if acclaimed—taste, and John T. Davis, one of the most well-seasoned of Texas-music scribes, doesn’t bother making too much of a case for the band’s undersung importance, neglected influence, or ill-acknowledged greatness. Read More

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