The Cactus Cafe

Photo: AMERICAN-STATESMAN FILE PHOTO

YES WE MAY HAVE BEEN DRINKING: At the Cactus Café, on the campus of the University of Texas, in 1998. The Cactus Café is one of the greatest folk music rooms in North America.

Pictured: Greg Johnson; music critic for the Oklahoma Gazette, left, Don Waller; author and music critic based in Los Angeles, Claudia Perry; of the Newark Star-Ledger and Dave Marsh; author and music critic, perform ‘Wild Thing’.