Last week on Radio Texas Live we introduced East Texas to The Will Callers.  I came across the band, who are based out of the Fort Worth area when they opened for Robert Earl Keen last month here in Tyler.  I'd say their music is a blend of blues and rock/new and old and they cite The Rolling Stones and The Faces as inspiration -- Yes, it is a little different than most the music you'll hear on my show but I immediately enjoyed their sound and based on the messages, phone calls and emails apparently so did East Texas.

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Next we talked about that unique sound of theirs, where it comes from and Jake shared the crowd's reaction when they opened for Texas Music powerhouse Kevin Fowler.

Next the guys told us the story behind their song "87 Miles to Austin" and afterward I told the guys they need to get a better story behind their song "87 Miles to Austin" -- they'll have it for next time. Then we played it, check it out.

If you skeptics need more testimonials than the music you just heard:

The Will Callers…are doing things the old-fashioned way: writing great songs. –Classic Rock Magazine

Alt-country doesn't get much better than this, and rarely does a band really deserve your attention. But these guys do.– Dallas Observer

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