Artículos con la etiqueta "Billy Mata"

Music · 08/28/2018
"Time Changes Everything" is a Western swing standard with words and music written by Tommy Duncan, the long-time vocalist with Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys. Written as a ballad, the lyrics tell of a failed romance and of the hurt that has healed. The Texas Playboys recorded "Time Changes Everything" during an April 16, 1940, recording session in Saginaw, Texas. It was first released on the OKeh label, and has been reissued many times. It became one of the top singles that year.
Music · 08/20/2018
"Bubbles in My Beer" is a Western swing song that was originally recorded by Bob Wills and His Texas Playboys in 1947. It later became a standard that has been performed by many country music artists. One critic of drinking songs ranks it number 20, calls it "the ultimate self-pity song," and credits it with "setting the tone for a whole genre of songs about drowning sorrows in the barroom." The song's origins are the subject of different accounts ; but there is agreement that Texas Playboys vo
Music · 01/30/2018
"For 30 years, Billy Mata has been entertaining audiences and winning awards with his ringing baritone. Add to that fiddle and pedal steel-guitar players of jaw-dropping skill and classic tunes, and you've got a Texas-sized slice of Western Swing heaven." -Sacramento News Review "Billy Mata and his boys were creating a storm of interest and energy every where they went. When you take a group of musicians of this caliber of talent and add a front man with a style that brings together the sophi
Podcasts · 01/20/2018
Proudly the First with a indepth look & listen into Billy Mata's This is Tommy Duncan Trilogy with Billy himself join us as we give you a good preview into the project and three part History of the Music Career of Tommy Duncan. Western Swing Fans you do not want to miss this one!!! Howdy Friends & Fans I start the show Swinging with tunes from AWA Finalist Bret Daniel = Bret Raper followed by Rick Norcross & The ALL Star Ramblers. Next group will be one ea. from Rocky King, Leddy Taylor Bragg,
reviews · 12/28/2017
Revie CD by Miguel A Diaz.Western Swing and Western Music From Spain. Billy Mata & The Texas Tradition - This Is Tommy Duncan "The Trilogy". Seis largos años hemos tenido que esperar para que Billy Mata,tambien conocido como "The Ambassador of Western Swing" nos deleite con su nuevo trabajo tributo a Tommy Duncan, y por fin con el Vol 3,acabe la triologia dedicada a el. Ya en el 2008 cuando lanzo el Vol 1, que se alzo con el premio a mejor album de western swing por la AWA(Academy Of Western A
Music · 12/06/2017
Billy Mata and the Texas Tradition plays Corrine Corrina on TruCountry Show. In 1934, Milton Brown and his Musical Brownies recorded the song under the title "Where Have You Been So Long, Corrinne," as a Western swing dance song. Shortly thereafter, Bob Wills adapted it again as "Corrine, Corrina," also in the Western swing style. Following his recording with the Texas Playboys (OKeh 06530) on April 15, 1940, the song entered the standard repertoire of all Western swing bands.