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Slim Whitman: January 20, 1923 – June 19, 2013

Slim Whitman Is Not Like the Others: Our First Cosmic Cowboy This blog was originally posted on January 21, 2012. Tune in Sunday morning to KBCS 91.3 in Seattle or to http://www.kbcs.fm this Sunday morning, June 23, 2013, for a … Continue reading

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Fools Such As I

In 1952 Hank Snow put down the first cut of what has become a fool’s standard. (Now and Then There’s) A Fool Such As I has been swung, rocked, moaned, shuffled, stomped on, picked back up and poured over an … Continue reading

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Slim Whitman Is Not Like the Others: Our First Cosmic Cowboy

Every generation has a handful of country singers that just don’t fit the mold. Jimmie Rodgers, the Father of the genre himself, didn’t exactly fit in to begin with, so why not those that would follow:  Bob Wills, Floyd Tillman, … Continue reading

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