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Bob Livingston opens up about his music career, life, and projects

Matt Meinke speaks with a pioneer of progressive country and the "Austin Sound," and plays some of the iconic songs he's been involved in. 

With a music career that spans more than 4 decades, Bob Livingston has a plethora of interesting stories to tell. Livingston was a founding member of the long-lived "Lost Gonzo Band," and his early years in music were spent with other Texas up-and-comers such as Ray Wylie Hubbard, Michael Martin Murphy and Jerry Jeff Walker. 

Meinke talks to Livingston about the key times in Bob's music career, plus tales of his international music tours, and much more. Recordings of old and new are also featured. Originally aired June 21, 2012 on Notably Texan.


Born in Dallas, Texas, Matt moved to the Sulphur Springs area in 1990 and settled in Commerce shortly thereafter. Having dreamed of working in radio since childhood, he began working at KETR while taking Radio-Television courses at Texas A&M University-Commerce in 1993. Matt has transitioned from a part-time worker and pupil of KETR, to the station’s Chief Announcer/Producer and supervisor of student broadcasters. A familiar voice of 88-9 KETR, Matt has hosted such shows as The Late Nite Lion, and can currently be heard as host of Notably Texan.