Dance Halls and Last Calls: The History of Texas Country Music

Dance Halls and Last Calls: The History of Texas Country Music

by Geronimo Trevino III, Geronimo Treviino
     
 

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Documentaries of over one hundred vintage dance halls and their communities are explored in Dance Halls and Last Calls. Many entertainers, booking agents, club owners, and country music fans were interviewed for this book. In a day when there was no competition from television or video players, these shrines gleamed proudly each weekend. Today a new generation of… See more details below

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Documentaries of over one hundred vintage dance halls and their communities are explored in Dance Halls and Last Calls. Many entertainers, booking agents, club owners, and country music fans were interviewed for this book. In a day when there was no competition from television or video players, these shrines gleamed proudly each weekend. Today a new generation of Texas music lovers has helped these halls enjoy a resurgence in popularity.

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Journal of The West
Texas singer Geronimo Trevino has produced a loving and nostalgic tour of the state's most renowned venues where patrons can still polka and two-step to the sounds of traditional music.
— Steve Davis
Journal of the West - Steve Davis
Texas singer Geronimo Trevino has produced a loving and nostalgic tour of the state's most renowned venues where patrons can still polka and two-step to the sounds of traditional music.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781556229275
Publisher:
Taylor Trade Publishing
Publication date:
05/28/2002
Pages:
258
Sales rank:
1,414,551
Product dimensions:
5.60(w) x 8.58(h) x 0.69(d)

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