From Jackson, TN... this is COWBOY ANTON!!!
Welcome to the official blog of Antón García-Fernández. On this blog you will find a wealth of information, news, records and interviews related to classic country music, good ole vintage music and country music in general.
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A great, though now largely forgotten country and rockabilly cat, Houston-born Eddie Noack recorded one of the weirdest and wackiest country songs of the 1960s. Its title is "Psycho."
Cowboy Anton talks about "Fool, Fool, Fool", a radio demo recorded in Lubbock, Texas, on January 6, 1955.
An in-depth conversation with Nashville-based music critic, freelance writer, and broadcaster Barry Mazor about his two books "Meeting Jimmie Rodgers" (Oxford University Press, 2009) and "Ralph Peer and the Making of Popular Roots Music" (Chicago Review Press, 2014).
-By Cowboy Anton
"An accomplished harmonica player, as well as a banjoist, guitarist, and vocalist, he became one of the first stars of the Opry, and in the 1920s and '30s he made a handful of fantastic recordings (by himself and with guitarist Sam McGee) that showed both blues and country influences."