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Quin Mathews’ Art Memories On Frame Of Mind

Jun 15, 2016
Quin Mathews

"Made in Texas” are three of the most persuasive and dynamic words in the vast vocabulary of the Lone Star State. They’re so important that the state has created amarketing campaign encouraging people to “Go Texan.” Want delicious produce? Go Texan. Looking for new boots? You get the idea. 

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It was a summer night in 1984. I was 11 years old. My family and I had just finished packing the car for our annual summer trip to visit relatives in Mexico. Duran Duran had released its hit single, “The Reflex,” a few months earlier. I was a huge fan of the band, so I was ecstatic when I learned the song was number one that night during the top 10 at 10.

Ron Chapman, a fixture on North Texas radio dials for more than four decades, is recovering from a pre-Christmas stroke. He tells the Dallas Morning News' Robert Wilonsky, with tongue firmly in cheek, that while his trademark voice was spared, the stroke "will stall my burgeoning juggling career."