Change Log website updates

A running log of changes we make to the website. The log is updated on the same day a material change is made to any page on the site (we don't show corrections to spelling or grammatical errors on the change log). Updates are removed from the log after three months. Pages are listed by title and, when multiple pages are changed on the same day, in alphabetical order.

November 18, 2018

  • Home: New Thanksgiving week banner

November 15, 2018

  • Home: Noted final episode of Orbital Redux, featuring songs from the Sonobeat '60s catalog, premieres tonight, November 15, 2018, at 6 pm PT/9 pm ET on Alpha

November 9, 2018

  • Don Dean: Noted The LINE Hotel (Austin) has named its new bar and grill in honor of Don Dean

November 8, 2018

  • Home: Updated banner graphic and text

October 31, 2018

  • Fast Cotton: Added new audio clip featuring vocalist Misty Browning; added 1970 Austin American-Statesman newspaper ad for band appearance at the Jade Room in Austin

October 30, 2018

  • Geneva and Her Gentlemen: Added two new audio clips; added newspaper ad from February 1965; added detail about recording session

October 29, 2018

  • Georgetown Medical Band: Added band pulicity photo featured in 1968 Austin American-Statesman Battle of the Bands article; added instrument Bill Dodge played; added additional Sonobeat recording session details
  • Jean Manor: Added 1963 newspaper ad and 1988 photo of Jean, both from the Austin American-Statesman; added additional details about Jean and her soul band, Jean and the Rolletts; added new audio clips

October 27, 2018

  • Home: Updated banner for Halloween

October 8, 2018

  • Our Bookshelf: Added Barbara Light Lacy's final book in The Austintacious Quartet, a series of more-or-less accurate historical novels based on the Austin, Texas, college and music scene in 1968

October 4, 2018

  • Home: Updated Orbital Redux airdates to reflect that episode 2 premieres on October 4th; the series features Sonobeat songs from the '60s

September 28, 2018

  • Our Bookshelf: Added Gary P. Nunn's new autobiography, At Home With The Armadillo, to our bookshelf (it's a really great addition, too)

September 27, 2018

  • Home: Noted tonight's premiere of Orbital Redux on Alpha, a new sci-fi series that features tracks from '60s Sonobeat artists; tonight's episode is s

    September 23, 2018

    • Home: Welcomed in autumn with the new Sonobeat Seasons - Autumn 1968 feature; we also note a new live streaming comedy sci-fi series, Orbital Redux, launching on internet channel Alpha on September 27th that features classic Sonobeat songs from our 1960s catalog plus a previously unreleased song recorded in 1970
    • Sonobeat Seasons - Autumn 1968: Added new feature on the artists Sonobeat recorded during autumn 1968 (and retired the summer 1968 feature)

    September 15, 2018

    • Shiva's Headband: Added photo (circa 1969) of Shiva's performing at Wooldridge Park in Austin; corrected misspelling of Spenser Perskin's name

    September 10, 2018

    • Al & Alec and Jeannine Hoke: Confirmed Al & Alec's recording of Your Touch is actually the backing track for Jeannine Hoke's 1976 Sonobeat 45 RPM single Your Touch Is Like A Whisper To Me; on Jeannine's page, we also note her passing in February 2017
    • Austin Blues-Rockers: Added new banner graphic

    August 27, 2018

    • Fran Nelson: Added photo of Fran from the Austin American-Statesman newspaper in 1967; general text updates

    August 24, 2018

    • Leo and the Prophets: Corrected date of first recording session with Leo and the Prophets (had been listed as an unknown date in May 1967, but now verified as July 1, 1967) at Lake Austin Inn; added scan of Austin Statesman newspaper ad (June 30, 1967) confirming date and place of session