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By Steven Mirkin
Updated December 09, 1994 at 05:00 AM EST
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Vol. 2: Western Swing & Honky Tonk

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  • Music

VARIOUS ARTISTS Texas Music-Vol. 1: Postwar Blues Combos; Vol. 2: Western Swing & Honky Tonk; Vol. 3: Garage Bands & Psychedelia (Rhino) You could listen to these first three volumes of Texas music solely for musical pleasure-each is filled with gems from the likes of Bob Wills, Bobby ”Blue” Bland, and Bobby Fuller Four. But the series also showcases the development of the electric guitar, from Bob Dunn’s modern-sounding 1935 solo with Milton Brown and his Musical Brownies to Johnny Winter’s psychedelic blues. Listeners ; interested in the influences on R.E.M. and Lyle Lovett, among others will find no better source. All three volumes: A -SM

Vol. 2: Western Swing & Honky Tonk

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  • Music

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