The Birth & History of Western Swing

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The Birth & History of Western Swing
Western swing, which got its start in the early 1930s in Fort Worth, combined black, white, rural, and urban influences in an intoxicating musical gumbo, with a spongelike ability to absorb a myriad of musical styles and transcend multiple ethnic boundaries. This groundbreaking film traces its origins, development, and legacy, utilizing original and contemporary voices.
Genres: Documentary and Reality, Musical
Studio: Cowtown Birthplace of Western Swing
From: United States
Produced In: United States
Lead Actors: Michael Martin MurphyVince GillBarry CorbinRay BensonDoug GreenJason RobertsJody NixBilly MataHuldaGrace & Sophia QuebeJake HookerDr. Charles TownsendCary GinellFloyd DominoWhit SmithJD BarhamPaul AnastasioKristyn Harris & Devon Dawson
Key Crew: Mike FisherJames SharpTerry Wester and Kevin Brown

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