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July 2022

30 JULY 2022

I’m not exactly sure why, and it doesn’t happen very often, but for some reason or other I’ve got a preponderance of songs about Texas on this week’s edition of SWING ON THIS. They come to you courtesy of Bob Wills and his brother Johnnie… Read More »30 JULY 2022

23 JULY 2022

 The votes are in, and “Shellacked,” the new SWING ON THIS feature that offers a weekly tune direct from the original 78 rpm shellac record, looks like a hit. For Saturday’s show, we’ll actually start off with the “Shellacked” entry for the week: 1947’s “Rose… Read More »23 JULY 2022

16 JULY 2022

We have a mystery to deal with this Saturday on SWING ON THIS, and I hope someone out there will be able to help me figure it out. John Hamill, who has been supplying the show with wonderful (and sometimes weird) slabs of vinyl for… Read More »16 JULY 2022

9 JULY 2022

Following the debut song from Bob Wills this Saturday night, SWING ON THIS will feature a number sung by one of his top Texas Playgirls of the ’40s and ’50s, Ramona Reed. Ramona passed away on Saturday, June 25, at the age of 91. Sadly,… Read More »9 JULY 2022

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 make the playlist this time around, but he’ll certainly be back soon.) I’ll start things… Read More »2 JULY 2022