Western Swing at 78 RPM

The original 1930s 78 labels called it ‘Hot String Band’. Later on, folks named it ‘Hillbilly Jazz’. On RRR, we’ll go with ‘Western Swing’, an exciting hybrid of country, blues, jazz, polka, big band, and then-current pop music. This Sunday, Roy plays a stack of vintage hot string band 78s from the likes of Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys, Patsy Montana & Her Pardners, Milton Brown & His Musical Brownies, the Tune Wranglers, Texas Rose, King Ganam & His Sons Of The West, the Maddox Brothers & Rose, and more. All spinning from the original shellac discs.

The spin begins this Sunday, September 17th, 2 PM, Mountain, on donor supported CKUA Radio. Put on your dancing shoes for an hour of Western Swing at 78 rpm on Roooy’s Record Room, the show that just can’t get enough of that ah-ha.

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