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Come and Take It

Come and Take It is a talk show about Texas, by Texans. Three friends born and raised in Texas share their views on the state’s history, culture, and just what it means to be Texan.

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Mike Zolkoski
Scott Elfstrom
Sean McIver

#148: Roy Orbison

26 minutes

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He was known as ‘The Big O’, a shy boy from the west Texas oilfields who became one of most successful and admired pop stars of the 1950s and 60s. His distinctive look and haunting voice made him an icon and led to an unlikely career revival in 1988 cut short by his untimely death.

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