Red Dirt

Roots Music Born in Oklahoma, Raised in Texas, At Home Anywhere

By Josh Crutchmer

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Announcing: The Motel Cowboy Show — New in 2023 from the author of Red Dirt!

The Red Dirt Spotify Playlist


Rolling Stone: The Turnpike Troubadours' Evan Felker is Happy, Thinking About Music Again (book excerpt)


Oklahoma Magazine: Chronicling Red Dirt


Facebook Live with Best of Books Oklahoma in Edmond


Wide Open Country (Q&A): New Book 'Red Dirt' Traces a Genre from its Oklahoma Origins and Beyond


The Oklahoman: Digging in — Oklahoma journalist Josh Crutchmer gets to the roots of 'Red Dirt' music history with new book


Radio interview: KGOU (NPR affiliate) host Katelyn Howard discusses the book and Red Dirt's Oklahoma roots with Josh Crutchmer


Radio interview: The Rebel (Lubbock) visits with Josh Crutchmer about the upcoming Red Dirt release


Podcast: Josh Crutchmer Joins The Co-Write (Sept. 4, 2020)


Podcast: Hippies and Cowboys featuring Josh Crutchmer (August 18, 2020)


Tulsa World: Dishing Red Dirt: Book by Oklahoma author explores history, performers of Red Dirt music (Story/video)


Facebook Live: Crutchmer with Cody Canada and Scott Evans about the book (1:20 mark)


For Rolling Stone: How the Red Dirt Scene is Trying to Survive the Pandemic


The Departed

Cody Canada and The Departed at Medicine Stone in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, 2019.

Wade Bowen

Wade Bowen at the House of Blues in Houston, 2018

The Departed

Jamie Lin Wilson at The Bowery Electric in New York City, 2019

The Departed

Micky Braun of Micky and the Motorcars is joined by Willy Braun of Reckless Kelly and Wade Bowen at Braun Brothers Reunion in Challis, Idaho, 2019

The Departed

Jason Boland and The Stragglers at Medicine Stone in Tahlequah, Oklahoma, 2019


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