Without music, what else is left?

By Don McAlavy

Albert Einstein was once asked what would happen if we ever had a nuclear holocaust. He thought for just a moment and replied: “There would be no music.”

Music is a part of everyone’s life — and Clovis and our area has been blessed by the amount of musical talent that has either been nurtured here or imported here through our good senses.

In a five-year period between 1954 and 1959 an explosion of music from this area was heard around the world. Most of that music, that major recording studios and producers called the “Tex-Mex Sound,” came out of a small Clovis recording studio