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Hello fellow Yank! I just searched Introduction and this thread came up and just thought I would put that I am a new Bees fan as well having watched us the latter part of last season and am enjoying this season so far as well. Live in the southern part of the States, work in guidance at a local school, and am looking forward to getting involved.

Thanks all.
 

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Hello fellow Yank! I just searched Introduction and this thread came up and just thought I would put that I am a new Bees fan as well having watched us the latter part of last season and am enjoying this season so far as well. Live in the southern part of the States, work in guidance at a local school, and am looking forward to getting involved.

Thanks all.

I already like you more than @rebus and @Silly Hat 🎣

Welcome to the party pal 🎊
 

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Hello fellow Yank! I just searched Introduction and this thread came up and just thought I would put that I am a new Bees fan as well having watched us the latter part of last season and am enjoying this season so far as well. Live in the southern part of the States, work in guidance at a local school, and am looking forward to getting involved.

Thanks all.

Welcome.
 
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Finally ponied up for the Peacock subscription. I did not realize how many games would not be on regular television here in the states. I will be able to catch every Bees match for the rest of the season.

Also, what radio station regularly carries Bees commentary throughout the week? I’d like to tune in and catch a few things over the air but google did not return any positive results. Is there a dedicated Bees station?
 

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Finally ponied up for the Peacock subscription. I did not realize how many games would not be on regular television here in the states. I will be able to catch every Bees match for the rest of the season.

Also, what radio station regularly carries Bees commentary throughout the week? I’d like to tune in and catch a few things over the air but google did not return any positive results. Is there a dedicated Bees station?
Good for you, I got my Peacock a couple of months ago.
Where are you in Texas?
 

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Finally ponied up for the Peacock subscription. I did not realize how many games would not be on regular television here in the states. I will be able to catch every Bees match for the rest of the season.

Also, what radio station regularly carries Bees commentary throughout the week? I’d like to tune in and catch a few things over the air but google did not return any positive results. Is there a dedicated Bees station?
Isn't peacock such an odd name for a TV channel that shows football...not sure about radio but for podcasts try beesotted they have about 3 a week
 
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Good for you, I got my Peacock a couple of months ago.
Where are you in Texas?
I should have done it earlier, it’s cheap enough. Just one of those things that I didn’t want to have death by a thousand subscriptions. I’ve also been indisposed the last few weekends, but should be free from here in out (I’ll at least use the game as my excuse!).

I’m in Dallas, been here for 5 years. Originally from a smaller town in west Texas. You?
 

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I should have done it earlier, it’s cheap enough. Just one of those things that I didn’t want to have death by a thousand subscriptions. I’ve also been indisposed the last few weekends, but should be free from here in out (I’ll at least use the game as my excuse!).

I’m in Dallas, been here for 5 years. Originally from a smaller town in west Texas. You?
Upstate NY. Went to Texas a few times when living in England. Been to Lubbock, Dallas, Houston, Galveston, Wichita Falls, but nowhere in the SW parts.
 
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I’m jealous! I’ve seen Willy Braun in London, playing an acoustic set with Wade Bowen
Wade Bowen is one of my absolute favorites. Had the pleasure of meeting him once and seeing him many times (he attended the university in my hometown, so he was always around.
Upstate NY. Went to Texas a few times when living in England. Been to Lubbock, Dallas, Houston, Galveston, Wichita Falls, but nowhere in the SW parts.
Born and raised in Lubbock, never thought someone on this site would have known it existed, much less visited! It’s not for everyone, but it’s home. Next time you’re in Dallas, first one’s on me.
 

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Born and raised in Lubbock, never thought someone on this site would have known it existed, much less visited! It’s not for everyone, but it’s home. Next time you’re in Dallas, first one’s on me.
Do you know Rip Griffin?
 

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Wade Bowen is one of my absolute favorites. Had the pleasure of meeting him once and seeing him many times (he attended the university in my hometown, so he was always around.

Born and raised in Lubbock, never thought someone on this site would have known it existed, much less visited! It’s not for everyone, but it’s home. Next time you’re in Dallas, first one’s on me.
Wow … i guess you’re now going to tell me you’ve seen Jamie Lin Wilson / The Trishas as well … envy levels are rising fast!

Lubbock : home of Joe Ely!
 

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Wade Bowen is one of my absolute favorites. Had the pleasure of meeting him once and seeing him many times (he attended the university in my hometown, so he was always around.

Born and raised in Lubbock, never thought someone on this site would have known it existed, much less visited! It’s not for everyone, but it’s home. Next time you’re in Dallas, first one’s on me.
There is a reason for my visits to Lubbock - Buddy Holly. Even saw a football game at Texas Tech against El Paso. Did you go to High School where Buddy Holly was a student?
 

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Also, what radio station regularly carries Bees commentary throughout the week? I’d like to tune in and catch a few things over the air but google did not return any positive results. Is there a dedicated Bees station?
There isn't a dedicated radio station for Brentford coverage unfortunately. Maybe one day "The Bees Radio Network" will be a thing but not at this time.

Over here BBC Radio London cover some of our games but the commentary is not available online, presumably due to rights issues. BBC Radio 5 Live and Talksport also cover some of our games.
 
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Wow … i guess you’re now going to tell me you’ve seen Jamie Lin Wilson / The Trishas as well … envy levels are rising fast!

Lubbock : home of Joe Ely!

Joe Ely covered a few Townes Van Zandt songs and I think TVZ returned the favour. TVZ must have been one of the greatest song writers of all time. Certainly one of my favourites. Joe Ely appears prominently in the TVZ documentary Be Here to Love Me - Wikipedia

If you've seen Joe Ely or Townes van Zandt I'll be envious too.
 
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Wade Bowen is one of my absolute favorites. Had the pleasure of meeting him once and seeing him many times (he attended the university in my hometown, so he was always around.

Born and raised in Lubbock, never thought someone on this site would have known it existed, much less visited! It’s not for everyone, but it’s home. Next time you’re in Dallas, first one’s on me.

Didn't Wayne Jennings come from around Lubbock? I think he was bass player for Buddy Holly but had to travel on the bus rather than the plane.
 

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Joe Ely covered a few Townes Van Zandt songs and I think TVZ returned the favour. TVZ must have been one of the greatest song writers of all time. Certainly one of my favourites. Joe Ely appears prominently in the TVZ documentary Be Here to Love Me - Wikipedia

If you've seen Joe Ely or Townes van Zandt I'll be envious too.
I’ve seen Joe Ely! And also The Flatlanders!
 

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Wade Bowen is one of my absolute favorites. Had the pleasure of meeting him once and seeing him many times (he attended the university in my hometown, so he was always around.

Born and raised in Lubbock, never thought someone on this site would have known it existed, much less visited! It’s not for everyone, but it’s home. Next time you’re in Dallas, first one’s on me.
I have visited, and Terrell TX too.
 
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Do you know Rip Griffin?
I know his son (Mark) and grandson (they lived behind me when I was growing up).
Wow … i guess you’re now going to tell me you’ve seen Jamie Lin Wilson / The Trishas as well … envy levels are rising fast!

Lubbock : home of Joe Ely!
I haven't seen either Jamie Lin or The Trishas (the Lord knew it'd make you too jealous!).
There is a reason for my visits to Lubbock - Buddy Holly. Even saw a football game at Texas Tech against El Paso. Did you go to High School where Buddy Holly was a student?
That's a good reason to visit! I did not attend the same high school as Buddy, went to a small private school in town.
 

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I don’t know a single Bees fan. My wife is from Bosnia and a ManU fan. I enjoy watching them but have no reason to follow them religiously.

I’m in Lewisville, north suburb of DFW and been here for 5 years. I’m from a smaller town in West Texas originally.

Ha, I need none! Will hopefully be making a trip to London in August, save me a seat.
Odessa or somewhere else in the Permian Basin?

Went to Texas and Tennessee on my honeymoon, starting at Dallas (a friend of mine lives in Denton) and driving to Austin while stopping by Waco as a friend teaches at Baylor.

welcome to Bees fandom! You joined at a good time! (You should have seen Griffin Park when we lost to some team like Scarborough a decade or two ago. Different world….)
 

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Not sure how true this is but this is from Wikipedia's Brentford page for our American friends...


Apprantley he was the American ambassador at the time
 

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Although born in Lubbock didn't Holly record most of his stuff in Clovis, New Mexico?
Yes he did. He originally recorded prior to Clovis in Nashville for Decca under contract. Even before this he recorded at The Nesman Studios in Wichita Falls, Texas. The very earliest stuff when he was around 14 years old were recorded at the radio station in Lubbock. Buddy also recorded an early version of Maybe Baby at an airforce base in Oklahoma while on tour.
 
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Odessa or somewhere else in the Permian Basin?

Went to Texas and Tennessee on my honeymoon, starting at Dallas (a friend of mine lives in Denton) and driving to Austin while stopping by Waco as a friend teaches at Baylor.

welcome to Bees fandom! You joined at a good time! (You should have seen Griffin Park when we lost to some team like Scarborough a decade or two ago. Different world….)
Lubbock, about 150 miles north of Odessa - I have family that lives in Midland/Odessa, though.

I really wish I would have been following sooner, at a minimum last year, so I could feel the energy of being promoted. I will have to go back and watch a replay of the last two games after the match today.
 

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Lubbock, about 150 miles north of Odessa - I have family that lives in Midland/Odessa, though.

I really wish I would have been following sooner, at a minimum last year, so I could feel the energy of being promoted. I will have to go back and watch a replay of the last two games after the match today.
I like the Red Raiders’ new coaching hire. I think he’ll do well with his TX high school connections
 
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I like the Red Raiders’ new coaching hire. I think he’ll do well with his TX high school connections
Same, just about everyone is pumped for the first time in LONG time. Thank god there isn't relegation in college football, because we would have been in League 2 trying to climb out! Really awesome that you are aware of TTU and even who our hire is. This place is pretty damn cool.

Maybe I'll make a few Red Raiders fans out of Bees, ha.

Edit: Looking at your avatar, I'd say you're a happy man pulling Lincoln out of Oklahoma. Fantastic hire (he's a Red Raider as well).
 
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