Sometimes the things we do in the past come back to haunt us. Or in the case of Mike Shea, it came back as a nostalgic surprise in the form of a three-second frame in Ken Burns's "Country Music" documentary wherein he saw himself with his guitar in tow. So he contacted the photographer, John Van Beekum, who shot the photo and found out that he has also contributed to Texas Monthly. Read their correspondence on TM.
(Image credit: John R. Van Beekum)