Texas are a Scottish pop rock band from Glasgow, Scotland. They were founded in 1986 by Johnny McElhone (formerly of the bands Altered Images and Hipsway) and Sharleen Spiteri on lead vocals. Texas made their performing debut in March 1988 at the University of Dundee. They took their name from the 1984 Wim Wenders movie Paris, Texas.
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia The discography of Scottish pop rock band Texas contains nine studio albums, one live album, three compilation albums and 41 singles. Their most successful single to date is " Say What You Want " (1997), which peaked at number three on the UK Singles Chart.
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The University of Texas Longhorn Band, also known as the Showband of the Southwest, is the marching band of The University of Texas at Austin. The Longhorn Band was founded in 1900 by distinguished professor of chemistry, Dr. Eugene P. Schoch. The band is currently under the direction of Dr. Scott Hanna. The band performs at all in-state football games, for various Texas Longhorn Athletics teams, and at special pep rallies and parades throughout the year. The band includes about 375 students, al
The Longhorn Band was founded by in 1900 by distinguished professor of chemistry, Dr. Eugene P. Schoch. With Dr. H. E. Baxter, the first director of the Longhorn Band, they purchased $150 worth of instruments from a local pawn shop and recruited 16 students to make up the band. D
In 1955, Vincent R. DiNino was hired as the director of the Longhorn Band. He is credited with shaping the band into the organization it is today. DiNino's time as director saw the introduction of many traditions and characteristics of the band, such as the western-style uniforms
Tom C. Rhodes served as director of the band from 1975 to 1980. Glenn A. Richter, an alumnus of the University of Texas, returned to his alma mater as director of the Longhorn Band from 1980 to 1995. Paula Crider became director in 1995 and remained until 1999. Kevin Sedatole ser
The Longhorn Band performs a different show at each home football game throughout the year. These shows include 'Traditional Shows', which feature signature music and drill, and 'Non-Traditional Shows', which feature contemporary music and a modern marching style.
First performed in 1957, "Script Texas" is a traditional halftime show performed every year. The Drum Major leads the band onto the field in a single-file line, spelling "Texas" in script writing. The band is split into two blocks at the start of the performance and begins by pla
"Wall to Wall Band" is another traditional drill performed annually by Longhorn Band. The drum line starts in the end zone while the band is off on each of the sidelines curled into spirals. The drum line marches onto the field, playing a cadence while the band usually jumps up a
Prior to kickoff at all home football games, the band marches through the north tunnel and fills the north end-zone with fourteen fronts. Instruments are held above the heads of the band members while they march in before coming down to play the fight song. The fronts cross the f
The Longhorn Band performs four non-traditional shows each year. The band typically selects music that highlights a wide variety of musical artists and thematic ideas. The music and drill for these performances are arranged by current and former staff of the University of Texas School of Music. Thanks to the high general level of musical talent in the Longhorn Band, complex arrangements of popular tunes appear many times every year.
In attendance at all home and away football games, the band performs signature songs. Many have been rooted in the band for many years. 1. "The Eyes of Texas" 2. "Texas Fight" 3. "Wabash Cannonball" coincidentally, a main fight song of Big 12 Conference rival Kansas State 4. "March Grandioso" 5. "March of the Longhorns" 6. "Deep in the Heart of Texas" 7. "Calypso" 8. "William Tell Overture" 9. "UT Detroit" 10. "Victory" 11. "Ghost Riders in the Sky" 12. "Respect" 13. "Rawhide" 14. "Bone Tell" 15
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Texas Lightning is a German quintet from Hamburg which fits in the country music genre and describes itself as old fashioned and hip. Their music is a mix of country and pop drawing from country classic stars like Patsy Cline, Loretta Lynn, Johnny Cash and Tammy Wynette and pop stars such as ABBA, Nancy Sinatra, Linda Ronstadt, Madonna, Michael Jackson and the Beatles, performed with some country humour. The band members are Olli Dittrich as Ringofire, Jon Flemming Olsen as The Flame, Markus Sch
On March 9, 2006 Texas Lightning won the German heat for the Eurovision Song Contest 2006 and represented Germany in the Finals on May 20, 2006 in Athens, Greece. The winning song was "No No Never", written and composed by Jane Comerford. They became the first country band to participate in the ESC. The song finished 14th place with 36 points, much to Germany's surprise, as they expected a better outcome. "No No Never" was released as a single in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. It reached numb
Through a nomination by Steve Sivek of Baytown, Texas and the submittal by Texas State Senator Tommy Williams, the members of Texas Lightning were, by Proclamation 603 before the Texas Senate, declared to be Honorary Texans. The proclamation was passed by the senate in June 2006.
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The Texas Band of Yaqui Indians are descendants from a band of Mountain Yaqui Indian fighters from Sonora and Chihuahua Mexico. They are now headquartered in Lubbock, Texas. In 2015, the Texas state senate passed a senate bill SR# 989, recognizing them as a state Tribal group, authored by Charles Perry, recognizing the group as Native Americans. The organization is a state-recognized tribe.
The Texas Band of Yaquis were wanted for killing Mexican soldiers in around 1850 and were ultimately chased out of Chihuahua Mexico in 1870. Many Texas Band families intermarried with Apaches and Tarahumara people during their occupation in the State of Chihuahua Mexico, Yaquis had been executed by Mexican firing squads, forcibly deported or enslaved by the Mexican Government. Generations later, younger family descendants of Chief Lino, representing ten families, gathered to form the Texas Band
Sierra Yaquis or Mountain Yaquis were different from very well known pueblo or village Yaquis. Mountain Yaquis protected the outer regions of the Hiakim or the Yaqui homelands. They were fierce fighters and warriors who fought against the Mexicans and Americans who came into Yaqui boundary lands in Sonora and settlements in Chihuahua. Like Comanches and Apaches, they were known to raid villages and farms, taking women, children, livestock and supplies. Nomadic, they would travel in groups from t
Texas Yaquis are not easily compared to Arizona Yaquis, who are federally recognized and the Pascua Yaqui Tribe, and are different in the sense that the Texas Band Yaquis descend from Mountain Yaqui Military Fighters and not Pueblo Village Yaquis. Texas Band Yaquis were the "warlike" Yaquis like many other Bands that robbed trains and villages. Many disappeared and vanished among other cultures except the Texas Band who remained hidden within families forbidden to speak to outsiders they were Hi
Founders of the Texas Band of Yaqui Indians began a long process of genealogical research to obtain proof of their Yaqui Indian ancestry. The Texas Band obtained original documents tracing back to the Yaqui Territory and the State of Chihuahua of 1700. In 2013, all records and documentation of Yaqui ancestry were submitted to the State of Texas and, on 27 May 2015, the Texas Band of Yaqui Indians was received a congratulatory resolution passed by the Texas State Senate and authored by Charles Pe
An estimated 1360 people, from California, Arizona, and Texas, are members of the Texas Band of Yaqui Indians.
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The band was formed in Denison, Texas by Big Dad Ritch, along with his friend John Exall and other friends. Several lineup changes occurred before their debut album, Pride of Texas. The group recorded their album, Rollin, with multi-platinum producer Dave Prater. Rollinarrived on July 6, 2010, which was their first national release. In early 2012 the group began working with producer Bob Marlette. Their first single "Turn It Up" was released in June of that same year. Peacemaker was released on August 14, 2012, and was ranked 20 on Billboard Hard Rock Albums. In February 2014, it was announced that Ride On, the fourth studio album from the quartet is expected to be released October 7, 2014. The record was produced by Skidd Mills, known for working with Saving Abel, Sick Puppies and others, at Sound Kitchen Studios. "Ride On" has been described by the band as, "the next level," "a little more raw, a little grittier," and "our way of letting everybody know that rock ‘n’ roll ain’t dea...
Current members 1. "Big Dad Ritch"– lead vocals 2. Cord Pool – guitar 3. Nevada Romo – guitar, backing vocals 4. Larado Romo – bass, backing vocals 5. Joey Mandigo – drums
1. Randy Cooper– guitar 2. Ryan "The Kid" Bennett – percussion 3. Alden "Crawfish" Nequent – guitar 4. Michael Hayes – guitar 5. Scott "Cowboy" Lytle – percussion 6. Dillon Escue – percussion 7. Cody Perryman – guitar 8. Wes Wallace – guitar 9. Carl Lowe – percussion 10. Gunnar Molton – percussion 11. Lance Bruton – percussion 12. Jason Elmore – guitar 13. John Exall– bass guitar 14. Timmy Braun – drums 15. Devon Carothers - drums Timeline
In July 2015, bassist John Exall started a new musical ensemble called Smoke Hollow along with three musicians, Diego "Ashes" Ibarra from Static-X, Dewey Bragg from Kill Devil Hilland Ralf Mueggler...
The official website for Scottish pop rock band Texas. The new album Hi will be released on 28th May 2021, featuring the Hi and the new single Mr Haze. 2020/21 tour on sale now celebrating the 30th anniversary of the debut album Southside.
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The Grid formed in 1988, after both Ball and Norris had worked with Psychic TV on the Jack the Tab – Acid Tablets Volume One album. They recorded the track "Meet Every Situation Head On" together as "M.E.S.H.". The Grid had their first success with their debut single, "Floatation", released on East West Records in 1990. They went on to release a string of ten UK hit singles and four albums, and toured the UK, Europe, Asia and Australia. The group's 1994 album Evolver reached No. 14 in the UK Albums Chart. The lead single from this album, "Swamp Thing", features elaborate banjo lines played by Roger Dinsdale. "Swamp Thing" proved to be a commercial success in the UK, Europe and Australia, reaching No. 3 in the UK and Australia, and selling a total of one million copies. In 1996, Norris and Ball agreed to a hiatus in order pursue individual music interests. Norris formed The Droyds, who went on to remix tracks by musicians including Armand Van Helden and Siobhan Fahey...