29 May 2011

Blue Smoke: Cowboys and Hawaiians

From Blue Smoke, 1:00 pm on 29 May 2011

In this episode Chris Bourke features pioneers such as Tex Morton and the Tumbleweeds, as well as their acolytes such as Rex and Noelene Franklin, Johnny Granger, Jack Christie, Jack Riggir.

The Hawaiian style was also hugely popular, featuring the lap steel guitar of Bill Sevesi and Bill Wolfgramm, and the creamy vocals of singers such as Daphne Walker and George Tumahai.