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Western swing
A category of American pop/country music that's been around for 90+ years. Hugely popular with rural folk who stayed rural or moved to the city in Texas, Oklahoma and California. it blends swing, country, a little Latin, a little corny in a delicious bigger-band melange. Here's a Wiki:

Early folks: Bob Wills: and and and

Milton Brown and his Musical Brownies: and and and and

Modern folks: Commander Cody and his Lost-Planet Airmen Kind of a hybrid of a hybrid. and the Site:
Moving right along: and and and and << TURN. THIS. UP.

Asleep at the Wheel The best right-now touring group. and their Site: and and and and and
A man accustomed to hear only the echo of his own sentiments, soon bars all the common avenues of delight, and has no part in the general gratification of mankind--Dr. Johnson
What he said. Amen, Bro--JazzboCR
Great clips Jazz! I am a big fan of this genre! Especially Bob Willis! Another band I knew of but never listened to them until now...Commander Cody and His Lost-Planet Airmen! Asleep at The Wheel,,,wow ,,,great band ! Milton Brown , unknown until now! Western Swing , so upbeat and a real pick me upper!
 The ultimate connection is between a performer and its' audience!

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