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Featured Books

Thanks-Thanks A Lot - Special Signed Copy Pre-Order

Billy Parker’s sincere nod to those who helped make him what he is today: a performer with several national hits; a trailblazing, multiple-award-winning deejay; and nothing less than the Voice of Oklahoma. Pre-order your signed copy today!

Twentieth-Century Honky-Tonk

The Amazing Unauthorized Story of the Cain’s Ballroom’s First 75 Years in the words of the people who made it happen. From 1924 through 1999, TCHT tells it all, from Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys to U2, the Police, and Van Halen—as Cain’s became an essential stop for breakout acts and cosmic cowboys.

The Cleansing Series

Join WPA folklore collector Robert A. Brown and his seventh sense in the fear-fraught hills of 1939 Arkansas. Get caught up on all the strange magic, weird secrets, and way-out witchery in the critically acclaimed SEVENTH SENSE and its sequel, SATAN’S SWINE.

Sinister Serpent
The Cleansing: Book 3

The final installment of the CLEANSING trilogy barrels to a conclusion in SINISTER SERPENT, which finds WPA Folklore Project worker Robert A. Brown roaring through the foreboding Arkansas hills on his souped-up Indian motorcycle, pursued by unknown terrors. 

Latest News

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2 JULY 2022

This week, SWING ON THIS features some especially nice material from three of the four famous bandleading sons of Uncle John and Emma Wills. (No. 3 son Luther J. didn’t…
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25 JUNE 2022

NOTE: ALTHOUGH IT’S STILL NOT CLEAR WHETHER AN OPERATOR ERROR OR COMPUTER ERROR WAS TO BLAME, THE 18 JUNE BROADCAST WAS A REPEAT OF 11 JUNE. WE SHOULD BE BACK…
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11 JUNE 2022

The votes are in, and it looks like the new SWING ON THIS feature, “Shellacked,” is something you want to hear more of (and excuse me for ending a sentence…
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4 JUNE 2022

This week’s SWING ON THIS  marks the debut of a new feature. It’s called “Shellacked.”The name refers to the material that was used to make 78 rpm records, so you might…
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28 MAY 2022

I’m happy to announce that this Saturday on SWING ON THIS, I’ll have the broadcast premiere of a new Western swing number from Becky Hobbs, one of the most talented…
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21 MAY 2022

Word has it that Bob Wills’ favorite singer was Bessie Smith, which would go a long way toward explaining the strong Black blues influence in the Texas Playboys’ repertoire. I’ll…

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