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Joe Nick Patoski is our guide through the music of Texas — from western swing to zydeco to Tex-Mex.

Patoski (@joenickpatoski) hosts the "Texas Music Hour of Power" out of Marfa Public Radio, and tells Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson about why he believes in "salvation through Texas music."

Note: We have a Spotify playlist and an Apple Music playlist for our weekly DJ Sessions.

Music From The Segment

Delbert McClinton, "Don't Do It" (feat. Jimmie Vaughan and Lou Ann Barton)

Shinyribs, "Trouble, Trouble"

Los Texmaniacs, "Down in the Barrio" (feat. Alejandro Escovedo)

Jerome Batiste and the ZydeKo Players, "Creole Country Boy, Vol. 1"

Flaco Jimenez and Buck Owens, "Love Me Do"

This segment aired on June 30, 2017.

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