Roy Lee Brown was the youngest brother of Milton Brown, widely acknowledged as the originator of the music which came to be known as Western Swing.
Roy Lee Brown – Fall In Line With The NRA 25. Roy Lee Brown – The Musical Brownies' Theme Song. Singer Milton Brown led the first Western swing band, beating Bob Wills on record as a bandleader by one year. Milton Brown's Musical Brownies, which consisted of the leader/vocalist, guitarist Derwood Brown, violinist Cecil Brower, pianist Fred Calhoun, bassist Wanna Coffman, banjoist Ocie Stockard, and, in its later period, the steel guitar of Bob Dunn and violinist Cliff Bruner, could play swing, sentimental waltzes, country stomps, and novelties with equal skill.
Singer Milton Brown led the first Western swing band, beating Bob Wills on record as a bandleader by one year. brother Milton's death, and a couple numbers by Roy Lee Brown (one with a reunion band) in 1984 and 1987.
Okeh - Western Swing. CD contains 28 tracks of some rare old western swing tunes from Bob Willis & his Texas Playboys ; W. Lee O' Daniel & His Hillbilly Boys; Sons of the West; Swift Jewel Cowboys; Hi-Neighbor Boys; Sons of the Pioneers; Saddle Tramps; Slim Harbert & his Boys; Leon McAuliffe & the Western Swing Band; Range Riders; Al Bernard & the Goofus Five; Spade Cooley & his Orchestra; Hank Penny &. For the uninitiated it's a perfect introduction. Of the original four album sides, one is entirely Bob Wills. As good as he was, you might find that you like the other three sides even better.
Cary Ginell with Roy Lee Brown, "Milton Brown and the Founding of Western Swing". In: Tennessee Folklore Society Bulletin, Vol. 57, No. 3, pp. 136-37.
List of every Western Swing music C. Swingin’ Into Christmas - A Western Swing Christmas Album (99). The Orchard New York’s King of Western Swing Salutes The Bob Wills Era, Vol. 1 (03). Shelly Lee Alley & his Alley Cats. Krazy Kat KKCD 34 Alley Cat Stomp (1937–1941) (06) England Note: 26 tracks - 24 with his Alley Cats from Vocalion (1 prev. unissued) and Bluebird labels, 2 with Lummie Lewis & his Merrymakers. Notes by Kevin Coffey. Cracker Barrel 766305 Hang Up My Spurs (02) Note: 12 new recordings for Cracker Barrel Old Country Store’s Heritage Music Collection. Delta Deluxe 4717576 Wide Awake! Live In Oklahoma 2-CD (03) England Note: 25 tracks live from Doc Severinsen’s Music Showplace, Oklahoma City in 1986.
Westerns swing originated in the 1920s and 1930s; small towns in the US Southwest. Although sometimes subject to the term "Texas swing" it is widely associated with Tulsa, others contend that "Western Swing music finds deep roots in the dust bowl of Oklahoma", and its influences include jazz from the major urban centers of the United States. Its stylistic origins lie in Old Time, Western, blues,folk,swing,Dixieland and jazz.
Sam Brown - Stop 2004.
|A2||If You Can't Get Five Take Two|
|A3||Texas Hambone Blues|
|A6||Right or Wrong|
|A7||House At the End of the Lane|
|A8||Four or Five Times|
|B1||One of Us Was Wrong|
|B2||Don't Ever Tire of Me|
|B3||You're Tired of Me|
|B4||I Had Someone Else|
|B6||Chinatown My Chinatown|