Western Swing

Western Swing

Swing! Swing! Swing! A Celebration of Swing Music

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In the 1930s, two types of American music, the rural Country/Western and the urban Swing Jazz, were combined to create Western Swing, a popular type of music that crossed racial boundaries. In this episode we’ll learn about the roots of Western Swing, and hear the music of its most famous performer, Bob Wills.
In the 1930s, two types of American music, the rural Country/Western and the urban Swing J...Read More