Articles: Jim Jones
Like a lot of songwriters and authors, I was a fan of music and books long before I started creating my own work. Every so often, I run into some stuff that I think is just top shelf and I wanted to share some of that with you. Mike Blakely is a singer/songwriter...read more
“To my amazement, I watched as Sheriff Tomás Marés stepped out from behind the rock where he’d been taking cover and walked toward Jake, his pistol extended. Like Elfego by God Baca, he ignored the bloody fusillade of bullets and aimed at the madman. He fired three...read more
In case you didn't know it (or even if you did), you can get my most recent novel, The Big Empty, on Amazon Kindle. You can also order it for a friend as a Christmas gift (and of course, as I mentioned last week, Christmas is JUST around the corner!). A nice little...read more
I know, I've said "Christmas is JUST around the corner" in July but it's November now, so it really IS just around the corner. You can wrap up your shopping for friends and family who enjoying reading and listening to music about the great American West all in one...read more
Interesting stuff coming up. The Cowboy Way Trio’s second CD, Go West, is now available on the Store link of our website (see below) AND Christmas is JUST around the corner! My fifth novel, The Lights of Cimarron is being published by Five Star and will be coming...read more
I'm taking off Monday for Lubbock for the first stop in my little mini-tour. Monday night, I'll be at the Blue Light as part of a songwriter showcase which starts (I think) at 9 PM. The next day I'll head on over to Houston and on Wednesday night, October 24th, my...read more
Just wanted to let you know that I’ll be heading to Texas very soon. This week, on Thursday, October 18th, I’m performing solo at the Luna Rossa Winery in Deming, NM, hosted by my friend and wonderful DJ, Totsie Slover. Afterwards, I’ll be driving on to El Paso, TX...read more
I've been talking about my fifth book, The Lights of Cimarron, which will be published by Five Star Publishing in the Spring of 2019. I recently got a peek at the cover and thought I'd share it with you. I think Five Star did a fantastic job on this!!read more
We had our first "Living Room Sessions" experience last night at the home of my friend Joy Allen Burns and it went very well. A nice turnout and folks seemed to get into the more relaxed and intimate atmosphere. I sang a bunch of songs...my picks the first set, the...read more
My very first Living Room Session concert is tonight, 7 PM at the Rio Rancho home of my friend Joy Allen Burns. I'll put her email below in case you want to make last minute reservations. This will be sort of like a house concert but a little less formal. I was...read more
On Thursday, October 11th, I’ll be doing the first in a series of concerts that I’m calling The Living Room Sessions. This first one will be in the Rio Rancho home of my friend, Joy Allen Burns. I’ll list her email link below so that you can contact her to RSVP, get...read more
It’s never too early to start doing your Christmas shopping so I’m offering a special for you. If you purchase my most recent novel, “The Big Empty,” on Amazon, I will give you your choice of a free copy of my book “Western Takes: Perspectives On the Meaning of Life...read more
Like a lot of songwriters and authors, I was a fan of music and books long before I started creating my own work. Every so often, I run into some stuff that I think is just top shelf and I wanted to share some of that with you. Mike Blakely is a singer/songwriter...
“To my amazement, I watched as Sheriff Tomás Marés stepped out from behind the rock where he’d been taking cover and walked toward Jake, his pistol extended. Like Elfego by God Baca, he ignored the bloody fusillade of bullets and aimed at the madman. He fired three...