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Book recounts history of the Broken Spoke

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 by Nina Hernandez

Though it’s now dwarfed by the giant buildings cropping up on South Lamar, the Broken Spoke remains one of the city’s best honky-tonks. “The Broken Spoke: Austin’s Legendary Honky-Tonk” is a tribute to the nearly 50 years of history that has gone on under its roof since James and Annetta White opened it in 1964. The book’s author, local freelance writer Donna Miller, along with the Whites, will be at the Austin History Center on Oct. 17 to share stories from the book. Not that you need any other incentive, but there will be “light” refreshments on offer, and a free book signing afterward. Find all the details you need and more here.

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