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Park Record
After 46 years, Asleep at the Wheel isn't ready to take a restbut we'll get in a little from each era, including songs from the latest album.
After 46 years, Asleep at the Wheel isn't ready to take a rest
Park Record / Posted 7 days ago
but we'll get in a little from each era, including songs from the latest album."That album, "Still the King: Celebrating Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys," was released last spring."It's the third in a series, even though it took 15 years between... Read more
10d
examiner.com
Book Review: “Devil’s Music, Holy Rollers, and Hillbillies”more details and obtain a deeper understanding. Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Jimmy R
Book Review: “Devil’s Music, Holy Rollers, and Hillbillies”
examiner.com / Posted 10 days ago
more details and obtain a deeper understanding. Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Jimmy Rodgers, Maybelle Carter, Bessie Smith, and Bob Wills are among the pioneers discussed whose work is the foundation of the more noted Elvis Presley and Chuck Berry. We... Read more
12d
Fort Worth Weekly
Still Swingingwith a musician whom Case has admired for decades, saxophonist Billy Briggs. Th
Still Swinging
Fort Worth Weekly / Posted 12 days ago
with a musician whom Case has admired for decades, saxophonist Billy Briggs. The former sideman for Western swing legend Bob Wills was the reason Case decided to record a Western swing album. Briggs, now in his early 90s, is even featured on the... Read more
23d
The San Angelo Standard-Times
San Angelo WWII veteran, 97, knows how to keep busy, be happywas a redheaded lady. I liked that redhead," Brownfield said. He took her to a
San Angelo WWII veteran, 97, knows how to keep busy, be happy
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 23 days ago
was a redheaded lady. I liked that redhead," Brownfield said. He took her to a dance at The Hangar in San Angelo, where Bob Wills was playing. They were married 60 years and had two children — daughter Cereta and son Paul. Shirley died at age... Read more
26d
The Austin Chronicle
Force of Circumstanceof my favorite country bands, like Ernest Tubb & His Texas Troubadours, those g
Force of Circumstance
The Austin Chronicle / Posted 26 days ago
of my favorite country bands, like Ernest Tubb & His Texas Troubadours, those guys are all closet jazz nerds," he attests. "Bob Wills, even. There's a long tradition of rednecks that were super into jazz." He determined to emphasize his own unique... Read more
29d
WXIA-TV Atlanta
Ken Burns turns his focus to the story of country musicout of his house and stand outside the Beardsley Ballroom in Bakersfield, Calif
Ken Burns turns his focus to the story of country music
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 29 days ago
out of his house and stand outside the Beardsley Ballroom in Bakersfield, Calif., listening to touring musicians such as Bob Wills and the Maddox Brothers and Rose. Eventually, the young Haggard also picked up an instrument. Haggard spoke, too,... Read more
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29d
WTSP-TV Tampa
Ken Burns turns his focus to the story of country musicout of his house and stand outside the Beardsley Ballroom in Bakersfield, Calif
Ken Burns turns his focus to the story of country music
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 29 days ago
out of his house and stand outside the Beardsley Ballroom in Bakersfield, Calif., listening to touring musicians such as Bob Wills and the Maddox Brothers and Rose. Eventually, the young Haggard also picked up an instrument. Haggard spoke, too,... Read more
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29d
WLTX-TV Columbia
Ken Burns turns his focus to the story of country musicout of his house and stand outside the Beardsley Ballroom in Bakersfield, Calif
Ken Burns turns his focus to the story of country music
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 29 days ago
out of his house and stand outside the Beardsley Ballroom in Bakersfield, Calif., listening to touring musicians such as Bob Wills and the Maddox Brothers and Rose. Eventually, the young Haggard also picked up an instrument. Haggard spoke, too,... Read more
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29d
WLBZ Bangor
Ken Burns turns his focus to the story of country musicout of his house and stand outside the Beardsley Ballroom in Bakersfield, Calif
Ken Burns turns his focus to the story of country music
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 29 days ago
out of his house and stand outside the Beardsley Ballroom in Bakersfield, Calif., listening to touring musicians such as Bob Wills and the Maddox Brothers and Rose. Eventually, the young Haggard also picked up an instrument. Haggard spoke, too,... Read more
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29d
WKYC Cleveland
Ken Burns turns his focus to the story of country musicout of his house and stand outside the Beardsley Ballroom in Bakersfield, Calif
Ken Burns turns his focus to the story of country music
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 29 days ago
out of his house and stand outside the Beardsley Ballroom in Bakersfield, Calif., listening to touring musicians such as Bob Wills and the Maddox Brothers and Rose. Eventually, the young Haggard also picked up an instrument. Haggard spoke, too,... Read more
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29d
13 WMAZ Macon
Ken Burns turns his focus to the story of country musicout of his house and stand outside the Beardsley Ballroom in Bakersfield, Calif
Ken Burns turns his focus to the story of country music
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 29 days ago
out of his house and stand outside the Beardsley Ballroom in Bakersfield, Calif., listening to touring musicians such as Bob Wills and the Maddox Brothers and Rose. Eventually, the young Haggard also picked up an instrument. Haggard spoke, too,... Read more
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29d
USA Today
Ken Burns turns his focus to the story of country musicout of his house and stand outside the Beardsley Ballroom in Bakersfield, Calif
Ken Burns turns his focus to the story of country music
USA Today / Posted 29 days ago
out of his house and stand outside the Beardsley Ballroom in Bakersfield, Calif., listening to touring musicians such as Bob Wills and the Maddox Brothers and Rose. Eventually, the young Haggard also picked up an instrument. Haggard spoke, too,... Read more
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29d
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids
Ken Burns turns his focus to the story of country musicout of his house and stand outside the Beardsley Ballroom in Bakersfield, Calif
Ken Burns turns his focus to the story of country music
WZZM 13 Grand Rapids / Posted 29 days ago
out of his house and stand outside the Beardsley Ballroom in Bakersfield, Calif., listening to touring musicians such as Bob Wills and the Maddox Brothers and Rose. Eventually, the young Haggard also picked up an instrument. Haggard spoke, too,... Read more
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29d
NorthWest Cable News
Ken Burns turns his focus to the story of country musicout of his house and stand outside the Beardsley Ballroom in Bakersfield, Calif
Ken Burns turns his focus to the story of country music
NorthWest Cable News / Posted 29 days ago
out of his house and stand outside the Beardsley Ballroom in Bakersfield, Calif., listening to touring musicians such as Bob Wills and the Maddox Brothers and Rose. Eventually, the young Haggard also picked up an instrument. Haggard spoke, too,... Read more
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29d
KTHV Little Rock
Ken Burns turns his focus to the story of country musicout of his house and stand outside the Beardsley Ballroom in Bakersfield, Calif
Ken Burns turns his focus to the story of country music
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 29 days ago
out of his house and stand outside the Beardsley Ballroom in Bakersfield, Calif., listening to touring musicians such as Bob Wills and the Maddox Brothers and Rose. Eventually, the young Haggard also picked up an instrument. Haggard spoke, too,... Read more
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29d
KING5 Seattle
Ken Burns turns his focus to the story of country musicout of his house and stand outside the Beardsley Ballroom in Bakersfield, Calif
Ken Burns turns his focus to the story of country music
KING5 Seattle / Posted 29 days ago
out of his house and stand outside the Beardsley Ballroom in Bakersfield, Calif., listening to touring musicians such as Bob Wills and the Maddox Brothers and Rose. Eventually, the young Haggard also picked up an instrument. Haggard spoke, too,... Read more
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29d
KGW Channel 8 Portland
Ken Burns turns his focus to the story of country musicout of his house and stand outside the Beardsley Ballroom in Bakersfield, Calif
Ken Burns turns his focus to the story of country music
KGW Channel 8 Portland / Posted 29 days ago
out of his house and stand outside the Beardsley Ballroom in Bakersfield, Calif., listening to touring musicians such as Bob Wills and the Maddox Brothers and Rose. Eventually, the young Haggard also picked up an instrument. Haggard spoke, too,... Read more
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29d
First Coast News
Ken Burns turns his focus to the story of country musicout of his house and stand outside the Beardsley Ballroom in Bakersfield, Calif
Ken Burns turns his focus to the story of country music
First Coast News / Posted 29 days ago
out of his house and stand outside the Beardsley Ballroom in Bakersfield, Calif., listening to touring musicians such as Bob Wills and the Maddox Brothers and Rose. Eventually, the young Haggard also picked up an instrument. Haggard spoke, too,... Read more
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29d
KENS 5 San Antonio
Ken Burns turns his focus to the story of country musicout of his house and stand outside the Beardsley Ballroom in Bakersfield, Calif
Ken Burns turns his focus to the story of country music
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 29 days ago
out of his house and stand outside the Beardsley Ballroom in Bakersfield, Calif., listening to touring musicians such as Bob Wills and the Maddox Brothers and Rose. Eventually, the young Haggard also picked up an instrument. Haggard spoke, too,... Read more
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30d
Royston & Buntingford Crow
Hank is an inspiration as the melody malingers on for Baldock folk datecountry, blues, folk and jazz – as well as Hank, they’ll tip their hats to Merl
Hank is an inspiration as the melody malingers on for Baldock folk date
Royston & Buntingford Crow / Posted 30 days ago
country, blues, folk and jazz – as well as Hank, they’ll tip their hats to Merle Travis, Leadbelly, Woodie Guthrie, Bob Wills and many more – but their music somehow manages to combine these influences with typically British and Irish... Read more

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