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Boyd, Jean Ann
Dance all night : those other southwestern swing bands, past and present / Jean A. Boyd
Lubbock : Texas Tech University Press, c2012
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  ML3541 .B67 2012    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Western swing (Music) -- History and criticism
Popular music -- Texas -- 1931-1940 -- History and criticism
Popular music -- Texas -- 1941-1950 -- History and criticism
Popular music -- Oklahoma -- 1931-1940 -- History and criticism
Popular music -- Oklahoma -- 1941-1950 -- History and criticism
Physical Description xv, 361 p., [22] p. of plates : ill., music ; 26 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [341]-344) and index
Summary "Chronicles western swing bands popular in Texas and Oklahoma during the Great Depression and World War II; also investigates contemporary western swing renaissance. Includes music transcription and analysis"--Provided by publisher
Contents Machine generated contents note: pt. ONE SOUTHWESTERN SWING BANDS BEFORE AND DURING WORLD WAR II -- Introduction: From Country String Bands To Western Swing Bands -- Texas as a Cultural and Musical Crossroads -- "Paint a Different Color Each Time You Play" -- The Texas Fiddle Style -- Transforming String Bands to Swing Bands -- ch. 1 Southwestern Swing Bands In North Texas -- Introduction -- The Wanderers -- Roy Newman and Ocie Stockard -- Ocie Stockard and His Wanderers -- Roy Newman and His Boys -- Bill Boyd's Cowboy Ramblers -- The Hi-Flyers -- Conclusion -- ch. 2 Southwestern Swing Bands In Central Texas -- Introduction -- Hank Thompson and the Brazos Valley Boys -- Doug Bine and His Dixie Ramblers -- Jimmy Heap and the Melody Masters -- Conclusion -- ch. 3 Southwestern Swing Bands In South Texas -- Introduction -- San Antonio -- The Tune Wranglers -- Jimmie Revard and His Oklahoma Playboys -- Adolph Hofner and His Bands -- Beaumont-Houston-Port Arthur -- Introduction -- The Bar-X Cowboys -- Cliff Bruner's Texas Wanderers -- Shelly Lee Alley and His Alley Cats -- Leon "Pappy" Selph and His Blue Ridge Playboys -- The Village Boys -- The Modern Mountaineers -- Bob Dunn's Vagabonds -- Conclusion -- ch. 4 Southwestern Swing Bands In West Texas -- Introduction -- Miller Brothers Band -- Sons of the West -- Bob Skyles and His Skyrockets -- Hoyle Nix and His West Texas Cowboys -- Conclusion -- ch. 5 Southwestern Swing Bands In Oklahoma -- Introduction -- Johnnie Lee Wills and His Boys -- Leon McAuliffe and His Band -- Merl Lindsay and His Oklahoma Night Riders -- The Alabama Boys -- Al Clauser and His Oklahoma Outlaws -- Conclusion -- pt. TWO SOUTHWESTERN SWING BANDS AFTER WORLD WAR II -- Introduction: The Present And The Future -- ch. 6 Repertory Bands -- The Original Texas Playboys -- Playboys II -- Bob Wills' Texas Playboys -- A Few Other Repertory Bands -- The River Road Boys -- Eddie McAlvain and the Maverick Western Swing Band -- The Texas Swing Kings -- ch. 7 Crossover Bands -- Dave Alexander -- The Brazos Valley Boys Revisited -- Jody Nix and the Texas Cowboys -- Tommy Morrell and the Timewarp Tophands -- Austin Crossover Bands -- Asleep at the Wheel -- Alvin Crow and the Pleasant Valley Boys -- The Hot Club of Cowtown -- The Cornell Hurd Band -- Conclusion -- ch. 8 Conclusion -- pt. THREE ANALYSIS AND TRANSCRIPTIONS -- ch. 9 Analysis And Transcriptions -- Editorial Notes -- Introduction -- ch. 1 Southwestern Swing Bands in North Texas -- ch. 2 Southwestern Swing Bands in Central Texas -- ch. 3 Southwestern Swing Bands in South Texas -- ch. 4 Southwestern Swing Bands in West Texas -- ch. 5 Southwestern Swing Bands in Oklahoma
NOTE 518086
Series Grover E. Murray studies in the American Southwest

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