On the Road with Dave Alexander

Mickey Gilley. (Courtesy photo)

By Dave Alexander

Howdy Texas Music Fans! Most of you probably realize how difficult breaking into the Texas music industry can be, not to mention the national scene. Getting a break is almost required in order to reach popularity in this fickle business. The second dilemma most entertainers face is longevity. Getting there is one thing; staying there is another.

My friend Mickey Gilley has proven that determination and a break here and there can give you a long life of success.
Now entering into his 80’s, Mickey is still performing with the best of them. I was honored to work with him this year for the first time and quickly realized that this man is truly a “Class Act.”

To read more pick up a copy of the December 2017 NTFR issue.18