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Wanderer’s Swing: Texas Dance Hall Music [coll] – [Krazy Kat]

Reading the impressive liner notes for each of these songs is a must! The lowdown is that these 25 songs were recorded in the 40s and 50s primarily in Texas dancehalls, which were the sites of entertainment and music post-WWII and pre-TV and other distractions. Some dancehalls still feature this Western Swing, which is upbeat and downhome fun, mixed with polkas, rags, two-steps, and other types of folk music. The lyrics are entertaining, and you need only look to the titles for some inspiration.

  • Reviewed by humana on December 4, 2013 at 2:34 pm
  • Filed as CD,Country
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