Bop-a-Billy Swing!

by Beats Walkin'

Released 2002
Irresistible Records
Released 2002
Irresistible Records
That joyful noise you hear is called Texas Swing - an eclectic blend of jazz, swing, country, bluegrass, blues and boogie-woogie. Think of big-band jazz played with fiddle and steel guitar. This one will have ya smilin' all the way from Austin to Boston.
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Beats Walkin': The Bop-a-billy Swing Band!

Somewhere up in heaven, right this very moment, there's an incredible jam session taking place.

The group assembled represents some of the most talented and creative individuals ever to inhabit the planet.

Though most would find it impossible to fathom, jazz legend Charlie Parker is weaving his intricate horn lines amidst the soulful vocal of country superstar Patsy Cline.

The rhythm section, led by the late drummer, Philly Joe …
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Western Omelette

by Beats Walkin'

Released 1997
Released 1997
Original debut CD from Philly's Premier Western Swing band, Beats Walkin'. Fun, upbeat, happy stuff. Great for a party or a drive in the country. Go for it! :~)
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What exactly is going on here? That joyful noise you hear is called Texas Swing - an eclectic blend of jazz, swing, country, bluegrass, blues and boogie-woogie that'll have you smiling so wide your cheeks will hurt. Invented "way down Texas way" in the 1930's by a cigar-chompin' part-time barber named Bob Wills, Texas swing blends the sounds of traditional big-band jazz with the western style influences of fiddle and steel guitar. Almost all major …
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