Ought-Eight dies in Austin

Stepping to the New Year from a backyard south of Austin with the past year done bled out all that Red White and Blue

–and Green. As in the cash dollar species, the long and short numbers alike.

It’s Grim Pickens out there..High Water everywhere..

That was from his show alongside Niagra Falls a couple months back. Notice how he’s out of his Luke the Drifter outfit, portending some shifty move, the sort of thing we all might well consider as this last afternoon of Ought-Eight gives it up.

Speaking of shifty moves for this New Year’s night, here’s one from Slim Harpo courtesy the luciously dangerous Miss Lou Ann Barton from back in the day…this one done over on the EastSide of Austin at Butch Hancock’s fantasy cafe and bus stop..