Tales From The Broken Spoke

Tales From The Broken Spoke

Get ready to be spellbound! Austin honky tonk history comes alive in Tales From The Broken Spoke as told by James M. White with Bob Pickett... Show More

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Great insight to Rodney's songs plus the scoop on Rodney's new album "Texas" which is a masterpiece.

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Great tales from the legendary Rodney Crowell including the story of the time Jerry Jeff Walker stole Rodney's dog

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June 28, 2019 6 min

Every building has a ghost...how about the Spoke?

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Sam and Son, the Geezenslaws, hit the Spoke....in a bus!

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Bob Wills was the first big act booked at the Spoke and the customers didn't believe Mr. Wills would show up for the gig.

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Did you know that Mr White introduced Willie Nelson to Coach Darrell K Royal....listen to the real story.

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Mr. White talks about the time Randy Travis stopped by to try the world famous chicken fried steak....and he took the plate with him.

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May 24, 2019 24 min

Hollywood comes to The Broken Spoke...

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May 17, 2019 20 min

We go back to 1964 when The Spoke was just outside the Austin City Limits....

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May 10, 2019 11 min

Garth Brooks took the stage at a secret show at The Broken Spoke while in town for SXSW here's the story behind the show

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We dive deep into George Strait's first appearance at the spoke when he was simply part of the Ace in The Hole Band and the on going story...

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April 26, 2019 24 min

Join Bob Pickett as he sits down in the B2 booth... also known as the "Willie Nelson Booth" at the Broken Spoke, Why is it called the Willie Booth? well... you'll just have to give a listen

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As you make your way through the new urban jungle that is South Austin, Texas you might over look a small inconspicuous building in the mix that has played a large part in the history of the foundation of Austin music and the Austin music scene.

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