Sunday, December 23, 2012

The Tex Williams Show 1955


So I get a bundle of the Tex Williams Show from 1955.  Really nice music but there wasn't such a thing.  So what are these?  Apparently in 1955 "Town Hall Party" ran on NBC radio with parts of it televised on KTTV-TV in Los Angeles which were kinescoped for AFRTS.

You may have heard Commander Cody and his Planet Airmen sing "Smoke That Cigarette".  The original was by Tex Williams.  Before leading his own group, Tex was the singer for Spade Cooley