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Roots and Rhythms

Roots and Rhythms
Wednesday June 8th, 2016 with Renny
The Golden Years Of Western Swing

Western Swing started in Texas in the Thirties, spread to Oklahoma and settled on the West Coast by the end of the Forties. Western Swing pioneered the electrification of guitars and the use of drums in country music.
Sunbonnet Sue ('32)
Fort Worth Doughboys - The Western Swing: Doughboys, Playboys & Cowboys - The Eyes Of Texas - Proper Records
Pussy Pussy Pussy ('38)
Light Crust Doughboys - The Western Swing: Doughboys, Playboys & Cowboys - Tobacco State Swing - Proper Records
Who Walks In When I Walk Out ('35)
Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys - Take Me Back To Tulsa - Get With It - Proper Records
Oh You Pretty Woman ('34)
Milton Brown & His Musical Brownies - Daddy Of Western Swing - Brownies Stomp - Proper Records
Sadie Green (The Vamp From New Orleans) ('35)
Roy Newman & His Boys - The Western Swing: Doughboys, Playboys & Cowboys - The Eyes Of Texas - Proper Records
There'll Be Some Changes Made ('37)
W. Lee O'Daniel & His Hillbilly Boys - The Western Swing: Doughboys, Playboys & Cowboys - Playboy Stomp - Proper Records
D Blues ('35)
Blue Ridge Ramblers - Roots 'n' Blues: The Retrospective 1925-1950 Vol. 3 - Columbia Legacy - Sony Music Entertainment
You Got To See Mama Ev'ry Night (Or You Don't See Mama At All) ('40)
Sweet Violet Boys - Roots 'n' Blues: The Retrospective 1925-1950 Vol. 4 - Columbia Legacy - Sony Music Entertainment
Bring It Down To My House ('37)
Derwood Brown & His Musical Brownies - The Western Swing: Doughboys, Playboys & Cowboys - Playboy Stomp - Proper Records
Dirty Dog ('36)
Jimmie Revard & His Oklahoma Playboys - The Western Swing: Doughboys, Playboys & Cowboys - The Eyes Of Texas - Proper Records
My Untrue Cowgirl ('39)
Jewel Cowboys - The Western Swing: Doughboys, Playboys & Cowboys - Tobacco State Swing - Proper Records
El Rancho Grande ('36)
Tune Wranglers - The Western Swing: Doughboys, Playboys & Cowboys - The Eyes Of Texas - Proper Records
Mean Old Lonesome Blues ('37)
Buddy Jones - The Western Swing: Doughboys, Playboys & Cowboys - Playboy Stomp - Proper Records
Just Inside The Pearly Gates
Anglin Twins - Roots 'n' Blues: The Retrospective 1925-1950 Vol. 4 - Columbia Legacy - Sony Music Entertainment
Draft Board Blues ('41)
Cliff Bruner & His Boys - The Western Swing: Doughboys, Playboys & Cowboys - Oakie Boogie - Proper Records
Army Blues ('41)
Hank Penny & His Radio Cowboys - Roots 'n' Blues: The Retrospective 1925-1950 Vol. 4 - Columbia Legacy - Sony Music Entertainment
Cotton-Eyed Joe ('41)
Adolph Hofner & His San Antonians - Roots 'n' Blues: The Retrospective 1925-1950 Vol. 4 - Columbia Legacy - Sony Music Entertainment
Take It Away Leon ('50)
Leon McAuliffe & His Western Swing Band - Hillbilly Boogie - Columbia Legacy - Sony Music Entertainment
Smoke, Smoke, Smoke (That Cigarette) ('47)
Tex Williams & His Western Caravan - The Western Swing: Doughboys, Playboys & Cowboys - Oakie Boogie - Proper Records
Three Way Boogie ('46)
Spade Cooley & His Orchestra - Hillbilly Boogie - Columbia Legacy - Sony Music Entertainment
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