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  1. Moving these here because this is their true home. Bob Wills has been selected by The American Bovine Association as the "Undisputed King of Cow Music"!
  2. This one's in frequent rotation these days, written by Bob Wills and Tommy Duncan: "Stay a Little Longer" · Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys Tiffany Transcriptions, Vol. 2 ℗ 1946 "Stay All Night (Stay a Little Longer)" (Remastered) · Willie Nelson, 1973 "Stay a Little Longer" - a young Steve Earle and Rodney Crowell, et alia. From the movie "Heartworn Highways", 1975 The Avett Brothers played "Stay All Night" frequently as part of their encore on their 2016 tour. Sounds not great but the spiri
  3. All contributions welcome. Just exploring. From wiki: "Western swing music is a subgenre of American country music that originated in the late 1920s in the West and South among the region's Western string bands. It is dance music, often with an up-tempo beat, which attracted huge crowds to dance halls and clubs in Texas, Oklahoma and California during the 1930s and 1940s until a federal war-time nightclub tax in 1944 contributed to the genre's decline. The movement was an outgrowth of jazz. The music is an amalgamation of rural, cowboy, polka, old-ti
  4. By way of intro: "Bob Wills Is Still The King" (Live in Texas - September 1974) · Waylon Jennings "Bob Wills Is Still The King" Live, Rolling Stones, A Bigger Bang Tour. Austin, Texas. 2006 "Bob Wills Is Still The King" · Asleep At The Wheel, Clint Black, Ride With Bob, 1999 Asleep at The Wheel & Ray Benson discuss 'STILL THE KING' on The Texas Music Scene, 2015
  5. Aaron Johnson, "Cheeseburger Cowboy", 2017 Aaron Johnson, " A Tomcat and a Cowboy Walk into a Bar", 2017 Otto Gray & His Oklahoma Cowboys, Part 1 (1929) Otto Gray & His Oklahoma Cowboys, Part 2 (1929) Otto Gray and his Oklahoma Cowboys were the first cowboy band to make the cover of Billboard Magazine in June of 1931!
  6. Ethel Merman and Bill Johnson – "Hey, Good Lookin'", 1943 (Cole Porter) "Hey, Good Lookin", 1943 (Cole Porter) - The Sportsmen Quartet For @sphinxsix ACCORDION TRIGGER WARNING! "Hey, Good Lookin'" (Hank Williams) - Buckwheat Zydeco, with Dwight Yoakam and David Hidalgo ( of Los Lobos, also a fine accordionist), 1990 "Hey Good Lookin' "· The Residents, 1986
  7. Well, Superdad, I have to agree that the many cow/accordion videos are far more persuasive than any of the zoo videos or cat and dog accordion videos. For example, this one strikes me as mere back scratching: But keep in mind the vast number of cows in this country, not just here in the dairy state, but in New York, California, and Texas (over 10,000,000in Texas alone!). And clearly there is a rich tradition of Americana accordion music: A History of the Accordion in Americana Music Edifying, isn't it? Here's just one fine example:
  8. Brilliant! Inspired by this: "Put your sweet lips a little closer to the phone..." Billy Brown - "He'll Have To Go" (original recording, 1959) Brown's recording flopped, but a few months later Jim Reeves released "He'll Have To Go" as a B-side with no expectations. The song was a hit on both country and pop charts and has since been covered hundreds of times. Solomon Burke-"He'll Have To Go", 1964 (also a hit) THE LAST SONG EVER RECORDED BY ELVIS PRESLEY! (1976) Final
  9. "Get Rhythm" · Johnny Cash, '56 Ry Cooder's cover of "Get Rhythm", 1987 ...and a little gem of a music video:
  10. Carson Robison - "Railroad Boomer" (1929) Goebel Reeves, aka The Texas Drifter, "Railroad Boomer" (1931) Cisco Houston, "The Rambler", from the album 900 Miles and other R.R. Songs (1953) Tex Morton - "Railroad Boomer" (1953) Ry Cooder, "Boomer's Story", from the album Boomer's Story (1972)
  11. Emmit Fenn - Who Dat (Official Pigeon Music Video)
  12. "Crow Black Chicken" · Ry Cooder, 1972
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