Various ‎– Operators' Specials

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String Records (2) ‎– STR807
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Vinyl, LP, Compilation, Mono
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A1 Jimmie Revard And His Oklahoma Playboys* Swing Me
Bass – Jimmie RevardFiddle – Ben McCay*Guitar – Adolph HofnerPiano, Vocals – Eddie Whiteby*Steel Guitar – Emil HofnerTenor Banjo – Cotton Cooper
2:27
A2 Johnny Lee Wills And His Boys* Milk Cow Blues
Bass – Luther Jay Wills*Electric Guitar – Junior BarnardFiddle, Vocals – Cotton ThompsonGuitar – Harley HugginsPiano – Millard KelsoTenor Banjo – Johnnie Lee Wills
2:50
A3 The Tune Wranglers She's Sweet
Bass – Charlie GreggFiddle – Tom DickeyGuitar, Vocals – Buster CowardPiano – Eddie WhitleyTenor Banjo – Red Brown
2:41
A4 Leaford Hall And His Texas Vagabonds Blue Man
Fiddle, Steel Guitar, Piano, Guitar, Tenor Banjo, Bass – Unknown Artist
2:27
A5 Buddy Jones (2) Rockin' Rollin' Mama
Guitar, Bass – Unknown ArtistMandolin – Leo RaleyPiano – Moon MullicanSteel Guitar – Buster Jones (3)Vocals – Buddy Jones (2)
2:42
A6 Doug Bine And His Dixie Ramblers Ramblers Stomp
Fiddle – Cotton Collins, Jimmy ThomasonPiano, Guitar, Tenor Banjo, Bass – Unknown ArtistSteel Guitar – Doug Bine
2:59
A7 Ocie Stockard And His Wanderers Nickel In The Kitty
Bass – Cecil MullinsFiddle, Electric Guitar, Piano, Guitar, Drums – Unknown ArtistPiano, Guitar, Tenor Banjo, Vocals – Ocie Stockard
2:24
A8 Bob Skyles And His Skyrockets Rubber Dolly
Bass – Unknown ArtistDrums [Traps] – Clifford KendrickTenor Saxophone – Bob Skyles (Kendrick)*Trombone – Sandford KendrickTrumpet, Vocals – Dave Hughs
1:51
B1 Sons Of The West Panhandle Shuffle
Bass – Jimmy MeeksFiddle [Possibly] – Pat TrotterPiano, Guitar – Unknown ArtistSteel Guitar – Billy Briggs
2:27
B2 Hoyle Nix And His West Texas Cowboys A Big Ball's In Cowtown
Bass – John MinnickFiddle, Vocals – Hoyle NixLead Guitar – Wayne WalkerPiano – Loran WarrenRhythm Guitar, Vocals – Ben Nix*Steel Guitar – Tommy HarvellTenor Banjo – Charlie Smith (10)
2:26
B3 Johnny Lee Wills And His Boys* Too Long
Bass – Luther Jay Wills*Electric Guitar – Junior BarnardFiddle, Vocals – Cotton ThompsonGuitar – Harley HugginsPiano – Millard KelsoTenor Banjo – Johnnie Lee Wills
2:41
B4 Bob Skyles And His Skyrockets Jive And Smile
Clarinet – Bob Skyles (Kendrick)*Drums [Traps] – Clifford KendrickPiano, Vocals – Max Bennett (2)Trumpet, Trombone – Sandford KendrickTuba – Unknown Artist
2:42
B5 Buddy Jones (2) Mean Old Sixty Five Blues
Guitar, Bass – Unknown ArtistPiano – Moon MullicanSteel Guitar – Buster Jones (3)Vocals – Buddy Jones (2)
2:42
B6 Smoky Wood And His Wood Chips Woodchip Blues
Piano, Vocals – Smoky Wood*Steel Guitar – J C Way*Trumpet, Fiddle, Guitar, Tenor Banjo, Bass – Unknown Artist
2:31
B7 Adolf Hofner And His San Antonians Sometimes
Bass – Buck WheelerDrums – Unknown ArtistFiddle – J R Chatwell*Guitar [Tenor, ?], Vocals – Emil HofnerGuitar, Vocals – Adolph HofnerPiano – Bert Ferguson
2:42
B8 Jimmie Revard And His Oklahoma Playboys* It's A Long, Long Way To Tipperary
Bass, Vocals – Jimmie RevardFiddle, Steel Guitar, Piano, Guitar, Drums [Traps] – Unknown Artist
2:41

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Compilation of Texas western swing from 1936-1949.

A1: San Antonio, TX, 1936
A2: Dallas, TX, 1941
A3: San Antonio, TX, 1936
A4: Dallas, TX, 1941
A5: Houston, TX, 1939
A6: San Antonio, TX, 1936
A7: Dallas or Ft Worth, TX, 1941
A8: San Antonio, TX, 1938
B1: Dallas or Ft Worth, TX, 1941
B2: Dallas, TX, circa 1949
B3: Dallas, TX, 1941
B4: San Antonio, TX, 1938
B5: ?Dallas, TX, 1941
B6: Dallas, TX, 1937
B7: Dallas or Ft Worth, TX, 1941
B8: San Antonio, TX, 1938

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout stamped): 5807.A-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout stamped): 5807.B-1
  • Rights Society: MCPS

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