Honky Tonkers & Western Swingers: Stories of Country Music in Wichita, Kansas (Paperback)

Honky Tonkers & Western Swingers: Stories of Country Music in Wichita, Kansas By Orin Friesen Cover Image

Honky Tonkers & Western Swingers: Stories of Country Music in Wichita, Kansas (Paperback)

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The city of Wichita has a rich history in country music, dating back to the 1920s. This book showcases the artists who performed various styles of country music in Wichita during the 20th century, including western swing, honky tonk, rockabilly, bluegrass, country rock, western, and even a bit of southern gospel. It also spotlights those singers who got their start in Wichita and went on to national fame.
Orin Friesen spent most of his career in country radio, and performing in bluegrass and western bands. He also has a passion for local history and enjoys research and writing, His previous book was called Goat Glands to Ranch Hands: The KFDI Story.
Product Details ISBN: 9781929731442
Publisher: Orin Friesen
Publication Date: June 10th, 2021