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Dangers of being a Hippie Musician in 1960s Texas

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Alvin Crow said:

 

"We had long hair in my band, and a couple of the guys got pulled over in a little town called Ralls. The cops kept them for three days, then shaved their heads. It was even that way around Austin. If you were driving in from Lubbock or Amarillo with long hair, you had to get down on the floorboard in places like Oak Hill because you’d get pulled over."

 

------ Alvin Crow, guitarist and fiddle virtuoso, describes the dangers inherent in being traveling hippie musicians in Texas during the 1960s

Beauty is only skin deep but Texas is to the bone.

 
Posted : 26th December 2019 8:42 pm
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