Episode 1835: Book Nook: Southwest Shuffle: Pioneers of Honky-Tonk, Western Swing and Country Jazz




April 2, 2024


  • Tex Williams “Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarette)” Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarette) (Capitol) 1947
  • Speedy West and Jimmy Bryant “Flippin’ the Lid” Flippin’ the Lid (Capitol) 1955
  • Jimmy Wakely and Margaret Whiting “Slippin’ Around” Slippin’ Around (Capitol) 1949


Author Rich Kienzle wrote the book Southwest Shuffle in 2003. It goes into some of the great artists of the Southwest between the 1940s-1950s. Patrick read it and delivers his report.

You can find Rich Kienzle’s book on Amazon here!

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