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Boyd Elder – Encounters of the Southwestern Kind, 1978

A close encounter with the artist who created the skull art for Eagles’ ‘One of These Nights’ and ‘Their Greatest Hits’ By Stephen K. Peeples Boyd Elder Profile revised and republished March 30, 2015. First version was published in Rocky Mountain Musical Express, Denver, Colo., March/April 1978. People who’ve had direct contact of one sort Read More

Texas Artlaw Boyd Elder Mounts Skull Art Exhibit in Austin

Skulls for Eagles’ ‘One of These Nights’ and ‘Their Greatest Hits’ at Bale Creek Allen Gallery July 15 By Stephen K. Peeples Legendary Texas multi-media artlaw Boyd Elder mounts a rare exhibition of his original “American Fetish” painted and adorned animal skull art at the Bale Creek Allen Gallery in Austin, Texas, opening on Friday, Read More

Armadillo Rising – Wittliff Collection Rocks 1970s Austin Music Scene

Bill Wittliff and The Wittliff Collections’ “Armadillo Rising: Austin’s Music Scene in the 1970s” event attracted a standing-room-only audience of Texas music and pop culture fans to Texas State University, San Marcos’ Alfred B. Alkek Library on April 19, 2015. The special reception complemented the Wittliff Collections’ “Homegrown” exhibit of 1970s vintage music poster art Read More

Hard Six ‘Behind the Lens’ Rocks with Stephen K. Peeples

Ventura’s outlaw punkabilly trio Hard Six launched “Behind the Lens,” an exhibit of 19 photos of the band shot by 10 Southern California photographers, with a reception at Megasound Studios in Ventura on Friday night, January 28, 2017. A few hundred fans, friends and family turned out during the evening to help Fuse (guitar, vocals), Read More

Is Kinky Friedman ‘The Loneliest Man I Ever Met’?

UPDATED WITH VIDEOS Notorious Texas Troubadour Wraps Coast-to-Coast ‘Bi-Polar’ Tour at McCabe’s Dec. 5-6 By Stephen K. Peeples The night after Kinky Friedman finished recording “The Loneliest Man I Ever Met,” between the epic floods of spring 2015, the Texas-based singer-songwriter, humorist, entrepreneur and raconteur played the rough mixes for a couple of visitors. Friedman Read More

Schwab’s & Obits & the Mortality Heebie-Jeebies

Schwab’s is ‘a combination office, coffee klatch and waiting room.’ – William Holden, ‘Sunset Boulevard,’ 1950   By Stephen K. Peeples The world-famous Schwab’s drugstore at the corner of Sunset and Crescent Heights in Hollywood was still open in 1970, when at age 19 I started working a non-pro (i.e., non-entertainment industry) or “civilian” job a Read More

Stephen K. Peeples and… (1975-2010)

“We’re packing up to move to a new place in the neighborhood, and I’m unearthing many artifacts from my years in the music biz. There’s a story behind every one. I’ll get to them. These have been scattered in various places, and finally gathering them all together, it’s unreal. Except…it’s not.” From Stephen K. Peeples Read More

Stephen K. Peeples – About

INTRODUCTION Known for his dedication to producing high-quality work, Santa Clarita journalist Stephen K. Peeples is a forward-thinking media veteran whose reporting, writing, editing and production skills and experience extend from print to records, and from radio and TV to the Web. He is a Grammy nominee, award-winning radio producer/writer, award-winning website editor, and well-known Read More