Sonobeat Records: Pioneering the Austin Sound in the '60s
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The music scene in Austin is known the world over, but it can place a considerable portion of its roots in a little-known but prolific indie label: Sonobeat Records. A small, independent label founded by father-and-son duo Bill Josey Sr. and Bill Josey Jr., Sonobeat set the stage for the Capital City's musical legacy. The label's brief but powerful tenure produced an enormous amount of music and directly preceded the progressive country movement and the proliferation of a music scene that would earn Austin the nickname of "Live Music Capital of the World." Musician and author Ricky Stein explores the roots of Austin's contemporary music history through the story of one small but essential label..
The History Press
: 9781626192454
: The History Press
: 01/21/2014
: Texas
: 26 Black And White
: 128
: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
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Debut author Ricky Stein is a writer and musician from Austin, Texas. His writing appears in West Austin News, the Round Rock Leader and the Austin American-Statesman. While completing his degree in American studies at the University of Texas, Stein contributed weekly articles to the Daily Texan.
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