From the Texas State Historical Association.
The Light Crust Doughboys, founded inhave had the greatest and longest success of all the western swing bands in the Fort Worth-Dallas area. After two weeks of broadcasts, W.Tic Toc Needed A Big Cock
The show became one of the most popular radio programs in the Southwest. In the original Doughboys began leaving the band.
In Wills organized the Playboys in Waco. Of all the early Doughboys, Wills was the most influential. The years between and World War II were the most successful in the long history of the Doughboys.
By some of the best musicians in the history of western swing had joined the band. Kenneth Pitts and Clifford Gross played fiddles.Hot Horny Chicks Scandicci
Muryel Campbell played lead guitar. At various times, Cecil Brower played fiddle. Almost from the beginning, the Light Crust Doughboys enjoyed a successful recording career; their records outsold those of all other fiddle bands in the Fort Worth—Dallas area.Harmon IL Bi Horny Wives
Their popularity on radio had much to do with their success in recording. There is no way of knowing how many millions of people heard their broadcasts.
Though the Doughboys played good, danceable jazzthe band was basically a show band whose purpose was to entertain. In the early months of Any western swing fans out there War II members of the band went into either the armed forces or war—related industries. The mill reorganized the band inbut the broadcasts were never as appealing as they had been in the prewar years.
The company tried various experiments and even hired Hank Thompson and Slim Whitman in the hope that somehow the radio show could be saved. By the age of television had begun, however, and the dominance of radio was over.
With its passing went the radio show that Texans had enjoyed since In members of the band took part in the last recording session for Bob Wills in Dallas for the album For the Last Time. During the following decades leader Smokey Montgomery continued to keep the band going in some form. Throughout the s the Doughboys continued to bring Chatting 2 Scone music to new audiences.
Celebrating Seventy Years of Texas Music wwestern, published in Gospel Music: The James Blackwood Tribute Album. Their collaborative work on Southern Meets Soul: The facility displayed exhibits of historic memorabilia of the group as well as hosted live performances.
The following year their release, Light Crust Doughboys —received enthusiastic reviews from western swing fans. The year marked eighty years of performances for the Light Crust Doughboys. Aby
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