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Handbook of Texas Music: Music Advisors

Teresa Palomo Acosta Poet and Coauthor of Las Tejanas: 300 Years of History

Gregg Andrews (Doctor G & the Mudcats) Singer–songwriter and Distinguished Professor Emeritus of History Texas State University

Cathy Brigham, Ph.D. Council for Adult and Experiential Learning, Society for Ethnomusicology

Kevin Coffey Texas Music Historian

Gene Fowler Writer, Performer Author of Mavericks—A Gallery of Texas Characters, Crazy Water—The Story of Mineral Wells and Other Texas Health Resorts, and Border Radio

Alan Govenar Founder/President of Documentary Arts, Dallas Author of Texas Blues: The Rise of a Contemporary Sound, Lightnin’ Hopkins: His Life and Blues, and other books

Gary Hartman, Ph.D. Director, Center for Texas Music History Texas State University

Gary S. Hickinbotham Engineer/Producer Fire Station Studios, Sound Recording Technology Program Texas State University

Deirdre Lannon, M.A. Department of History Texas State University

Bill C. Malone Professor of History (retired) Music Historian and Author of Country Music, U.S.A., (first published in 1968, multiple revisions)

Dr. Rodney F. Moag Musician/Deejay, Author of "A History of Early Bluegrass in Texas” Professor Emeritus, University of Texas at Austin

Casey Monahan Director, Texas Music Office (1990–2015) Office of the Governor

Dave Oliphant Jazz Historian

Curtis Peoples Crossroads of Music Archive, Texas Tech University http://www.crossroadsofmusic.ttu.edu/

Nolan Porterfield, Ph.D. Educator, Broadcaster Author of Jimmie Rodgers: The Life and Times of America's Blue Yodeler

John Rivard Writer The Texas Polka News

Clayton T. Shorkey, Ph.D. President, Texas Music Museum

John H. Slate, C.A. City Archivist, Dallas Municipal Archives

Joe W. Specht Grady McWhiney Research Foundation

Andy Wilkinson Crossroads of Music Archive, Texas Tech University http://www.crossroadsofmusic.ttu.edu/

Roger Wood Author of Down In Houston: Bayou City Blues, Texas Zydeco, Coauthor of House of Hits