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Milton Brown and the Founding of Western Swing

Awards and Recognition:

Winner of the ARSC Award for Best Research in Recorded Country Music, 1995. Recipient of Honorable Mention for the Belmont Award for the Best Book on Country Music, 1994.

"Milton Brown is one of the great unsung heroes of American music; and one of the true fathers of western swing. Ginell's biography offers a wealth of new information on Brown and his times and paints a marvelously detailed portrait of the rich Texas music scene of the Depression era."
-- Charles K. Wolfe, Middle Tennessee State University

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