Saturday Night Rag: 1934-1936

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
Although Texan Bill Boyd and the various incarnations of his Cowboy Ramblers undeniably played western swing, they were only a deliberate step or two removed from being an old-time string band, albeit an incredibly jazzy one. This fun set collects 16 of the band's early sides for Bluebird Records, all recorded between 1934 and 1936, and includes a mix of delightful instrumentals along with updated and streamlined string band classics like "Mama Don't Like No Music." Bill Boyd & His Cowboy Ramblers would go on to record for RCA Records, cutting well over 200 singles and appearing in a half-dozen Hollywood Westerns in the '40s, but the template for all of that was set ...
See more details below
CD
$11.39
BN.com price
(Save 5%)$11.99 List Price
Other sellers (CD)
  • All (4) from $4.04   
  • New (3) from $7.76   
  • Used (1) from $4.04   

Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Steve Leggett
Although Texan Bill Boyd and the various incarnations of his Cowboy Ramblers undeniably played western swing, they were only a deliberate step or two removed from being an old-time string band, albeit an incredibly jazzy one. This fun set collects 16 of the band's early sides for Bluebird Records, all recorded between 1934 and 1936, and includes a mix of delightful instrumentals along with updated and streamlined string band classics like "Mama Don't Like No Music." Bill Boyd & His Cowboy Ramblers would go on to record for RCA Records, cutting well over 200 singles and appearing in a half-dozen Hollywood Westerns in the '40s, but the template for all of that was set in these early sessions for Bluebird Records.
Read More Show Less

Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/25/2004
  • Label: Acrobat
  • UPC: 824046513221
  • Catalog Number: 132
  • Sales rank: 126,586

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Bill Boyd Primary Artist, Guitar, Vocals
Walter Kirkes Banjo
Slomie Creel Piano
William "Curly" Perrin Guitar, Vocals
Jack Henson Piano
Art Davis Fiddle, Mandolin, Vocals
Jim Boyd Bass, Vocals
Technical Credits
Wayne King Composer
Fred Howard Composer
Gus Kahn Composer
Bob Nolan Composer
Curley Fletcher Composer
Nat Vincent Composer
William Harold Composer
Read More Show Less

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
( 0 )
Rating Distribution

5 Star

(0)

4 Star

(0)

3 Star

(0)

2 Star

(0)

1 Star

(0)

Your Rating:

Your Name: Create a Pen Name or

Barnes & Noble.com Review Rules

Our reader reviews allow you to share your comments on titles you liked, or didn't, with others. By submitting an online review, you are representing to Barnes & Noble.com that all information contained in your review is original and accurate in all respects, and that the submission of such content by you and the posting of such content by Barnes & Noble.com does not and will not violate the rights of any third party. Please follow the rules below to help ensure that your review can be posted.

Reviews by Our Customers Under the Age of 13

We highly value and respect everyone's opinion concerning the titles we offer. However, we cannot allow persons under the age of 13 to have accounts at BN.com or to post customer reviews. Please see our Terms of Use for more details.

What to exclude from your review:

Please do not write about reviews, commentary, or information posted on the product page. If you see any errors in the information on the product page, please send us an email.

Reviews should not contain any of the following:

  • - HTML tags, profanity, obscenities, vulgarities, or comments that defame anyone
  • - Time-sensitive information such as tour dates, signings, lectures, etc.
  • - Single-word reviews. Other people will read your review to discover why you liked or didn't like the title. Be descriptive.
  • - Comments focusing on the author or that may ruin the ending for others
  • - Phone numbers, addresses, URLs
  • - Pricing and availability information or alternative ordering information
  • - Advertisements or commercial solicitation

Reminder:

  • - By submitting a review, you grant to Barnes & Noble.com and its sublicensees the royalty-free, perpetual, irrevocable right and license to use the review in accordance with the Barnes & Noble.com Terms of Use.
  • - Barnes & Noble.com reserves the right not to post any review -- particularly those that do not follow the terms and conditions of these Rules. Barnes & Noble.com also reserves the right to remove any review at any time without notice.
  • - See Terms of Use for other conditions and disclaimers.
Search for Products You'd Like to Recommend

Recommend other products that relate to your review. Just search for them below and share!

Create a Pen Name

Your Pen Name is your unique identity on BN.com. It will appear on the reviews you write and other website activities. Your Pen Name cannot be edited, changed or deleted once submitted.

 
Your Pen Name can be any combination of alphanumeric characters (plus - and _), and must be at least two characters long.

Continue Anonymously