Asleep at the Wheel

Aired Wednesday, September 3 at 12 noon. Bill Beckett spoke with Tracy Pinkerton, the Executive Director of the Angelina Arts Alliance about their upcoming new season of programs this year At The Angelina Arts Alliance in Lufkin. For complete information visit them online at Angelina Arts Alliance or call at 936–633–5454.

Airs Sunday, May 18 at 6 p.m. I used to say that Bob Wills was the Elvis Presley of Western Swing. He was as charismatic a performer as ever stood on stage according to the people who have reported to me and by looking at his films." - Ray Benson (Asleep at the Wheel).     Imagine walking into a dance hall on a dusty Texas highway back in 1946. The room is packed wall to wall, and on the bandstand is a smiling, hollering fiddler leading 22 musicians who are working the dancers into a frenzy with hit after hit.

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