The Playlist

The Playlist: A Busy News Week in Texas

An exterior view of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas on Oct. 1, 2014.
An exterior view of Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas on Oct. 1, 2014.

With the Dallas hospital that handled the first Ebola case in the U.S. saying it's sorry for its mistakes, we begin our weekly playlist of songs inspired by Texas news with Gregory Isaacs' "I Owe You Some Apology."

The Playlist: Listen to Me

Candidates in the race for governor and lieutenant governor took to the airwaves to make their case in two televised debates this week, so our playlist inspired by Texas politics and policy news begins with "Listen to Me" by The Hollies.

The Playlist: Make Your Own Bed Well

Admiral William H. McRaven, commander of U.S. Special Operations Command, was named the sole finalist to be chancellor of the University of Texas System on July 29, 2014. McRaven holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin.
Admiral William H. McRaven, commander of U.S. Special Operations Command, was named the sole finalist to be chancellor of the University of Texas System on July 29, 2014. McRaven holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at Austin.

Admiral William H. McRaven, who has famously advised students to make their beds, was named the sole finalist to be the next University of Texas System chancellor. So, we start this week's playlist with Dr. John's "Make Your Own Bed Well."