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Indie Music, Texas Groove: Trace Relations Releases “Prosperity Street”

TRACE RELATIONS RELEASES DEBUT CD WITH SPECIAL GUESTS INCLUDING AUGIE MEYERS AND SHAWN SAHM OF TEXAS TORNADOS AND DALLAS’ BLUES MASTER HASH BROWN

TRACE RELATIONS is just that, all of vocalist Tracy Ready’s musical relations. ‘PROSPERITY STREET’ is a unique listening experience encompassing Rock, Blues, Jazz and Americana styles. It’s twelve tracks of Texas groove guaranteed to improve your mood, produced by Sal Salvador and Tracy Ready.

Why Wait? Get on down to ‘PROSPERITY STREET’ > Full CD available NOW HERE > TRACERELATIONS.COM/MUSIC ! SUPPORT INDIE MUSIC! GROOVE ON…

READ the Press Release >>> Read more…

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Stories Behind the Songs: “Prosperity Street” by Trace Relations

I am a big fan of the old VH1 standby “Behind The Music” because knowing the stories behind the songs makes the listening more interesting to me. Since releasing the debut CD “Prosperity Street” from Trace Relations I’ve been asked about how the songs were selected for the record and what went into making it.

Trace Relations (L-R) Kevin Lewis, Sparky Montoya, John Echols, Tracy Ready, Mike Beall


“Prosperity Street” by Trace Relations Band is “twelve tracks of Texas groove guaranteed to improve your mood.”

For the next 12 weeks I will be posting stories behind all of the songs on the CD. Today, we start with the title track, “Prosperity Street” Read more…

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Trace Relations CD Release Shows Support Texas Music Documentary #SoTxSoul

UPDATE! 2 SHOWS THIS WEEKEND TEEMING WITH TEXAS LADYBUGS! DALLAS – The Trace Relations duo of Jason Meyers (guitars) and Tracy Ready (vocals) will appear along with their South Texas Music Friends The Texas Ladybugs at Poor David’s Pub, Friday July 6, 2012 and at White Rock Sports Bar on Saturday night, July 7th.
You don’t want to miss these great ladies of Americana and South Texas Soul, part of our big music family in San Antonio, making long overdue Dallas appearances.

Texas Ladybugs in Dallas July 6 and 7!


FRIDAY July 6thPoor David’s PubTexas Ladybugs at 7pm, Trace Relations Duo at 8pm
SATURDAY July 7th – White Rock Sports Bar – Texas Ladybugs Showcase! 8pm – Trace Relations Duo opens the show.
718 N Buckner Blvd., Dallas, TX 75218
Neighborhood: Lakewood (214) 321-6979

Read on for more about our recent tour, information on the documentary “South Texas Soul: The San Antonio Sound” and the CD Release from Trace Relations Band, “Prosperity Street”>>> Read more…

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Catch Trace Relations on the Radio and with The S.A. Blue Cats This Week!

ON THE AIR action this week for Trace Relations… I am honored to be invited as on air guest on the radio, first with Gordon Ames’ Big G’s Texas Roadhouse show on Wednesday, then on Jim Beal, Jr.’s Third Coast Music Network on Thursday. THEN, a special Friday night treat in San Antonio, Guitarist Kevin Lewis and myself (vocals) will appear as guests in live performance with the fabulous S.A. Blue Cats!

“With Trace Relations, Ready does it up right, with soul and sincerity” ~ Jim Beal, Jr. San Antonio Express-News, Third Coast Music Network

More about the shows>>> Read more…

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Press Release: Trace Relations Debut on “Prosperity Street”

June 22, 2011 – Trace Relations Debut – For Immediate Release

In today’s San Antonio Express-News, Music Writer Jim Beal wrote this story about the project > The Music Beat: “Prosperity Street” beckons

A project 12 years in the making, Trace Relations sets to release their debut studio CD “Prosperity Street” on November 2, 2011.

Trace Relations - The Band

Debut tracks “Prosperity Street” (with music video) plus a Trace Relations original “Open Mind, Open Eye” were released June 15, 2011 and are available now at> Trace Relations official site.

The song “Prosperity Street” and the video feature the band and special guests Augie Meyers and San Antonio’s famed West Side Horns.

SEE VIDEO “Prosperity Street”, READ ON, GROOVE ON… Read more…

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