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357 Index Ace Records (England), 256, 324 Antony, Bill, 226, 228 Ark-La-Tex, concept of, xii–xiii, 3 A Train, 338, 345, 347 Austin, Gene, xvii, 50, 223, 237–47 Ayers, Tom, 344, 346 Bartlett, Ray, 12, 14–15, 66, 67, 113 Bell, Rueben, 321, 323–24, 333 Black Ivory King (David Alexander), 207 Bledsoe, James (“Hot Rod Happy”/ “Country Jim”), 217–20 Burton, James, 15, 105–6, 113, 117–19, 124–27, 223, 256, 262, 280–1, 288–90, 293, 339 Cajun music, xiv–xv, 184 Clay, Henry, 76, 78, 81, 85, 97–98 Colvin, Hiter, xvii, 43–45 Cox Family, xvii, 4, 5, 30–41 Davis, Jimmie, 4, 29, 31, 40, 46–55, 58, 60, 61, 131, 182, 302 East Texas Serenaders, 5 Ever Ready Gospel Singers, 138, 323, 332 Fontana, D. J., on growing up and music in Shreveport, 119–24 Foundation for Arts, Music, Entertainment of Shreveport, Bossier, Inc. (FAME), xvi–xvii, 258, 264 Franks, Tillman, 11, 95, 98, 113–15, 123, 129, 217, 302 Fred, John, and the Playboy Band, relationship with Stan Lewis, 308–13, 342 Garner, Dan, and the Wedgeheads, 343–44 Giles, Eddie, 138, 223, 317–20, 323–32 Gotham Records, 216–19 Grand Ole Opry, 8–13, 19, 25, 31, 36, 68, 72, 77, 85, 92, 116–18, 275 Gray, Kitty, 183 Gunning, Stedman, 226, 228, 230 Hammond, Nathaniel “Stickhorse,” 216, 218–19 Harris, Joe, 178, 180, 183–85, 188 Hawkins, Dale, xviii, 4, 98, 124, 126–27, 223, 252, 256, 268–91, 308, 339 Henderson, W. K., 4, 18, 22, 24–25, 46, 226–36, 302 Jefferson, Blind Lemon, 140, 154, 185, 193, 198, 209 Jones, Buddy, 5, 58–62 KEEL (radio station), 302–6 Kennedy, Jerry, 7, 15, 105–6, 113, 117–18, 121–22, 129–31, 262, 289 KENT (radio station), 281, 288 KOKA (radio station), 323, 331–32, 334–36 Kilgore, Merle, 3, 7, 268, 281, 288–90 King, Claude, 3 KWKH radio, 3, 4, 18, 19, 22, 24, 28–29, 46, 59, 63–101, 105–7, 111–15, 117–31, 138, 217, INDEX 358 219–21, 224, 248–49, 251–52, 258, 302; early history of, 226–36; and the Louisiana Hayride, 8–15 Lead Belly, xvii, xviii, 47, 120, 131, 138, 140–55, 154, 210, 215, 263, 265, 268–69, 272, 277, 286, 290, 347–48 Leadbetter, Uncle Bob, 185–88 Lewis, Stan (Jewel and Paula Record Labels), 89, 113, 215–16, 220–21, 223–25, 248–55, 269, 276–79, 282–84, 287–88, 308–13, 316, 319, 324, 327, 329, 342 Logan, Horace, 4, 5, 7, 63–73, 81, 82–87, 95, 116 Lomax, John, and Alan Lomax, 141, 178–79, 183–88 London, Clarence, 220–21 Louisiana Hayride, xvii, xviii, 3, 18–19, 31, 32, 40, 63–75, 78–101, 105–6, 108–26, 129–31, 217, 249, 251, 256–67, 269, 272, 275, 280, 286, 339, 346; and KWKH, 8–15 Louisiana Music Hall of Fame, 47 Maddox Brothers and Rose, on KWKH, 111–12, 259 McKinley, David “Pete,” 219 Moore, Noah, 186–89 Municipal Auditorium, and Louisiana Hayride, 8–15, 80–81, 85, 97, 105, 116, 121, 161, 263–66, 275, 279, 304, 345 Murco Records, and Dee Marais, 316–22, 326–27, 329–30, 334 New Orleans, Louisiana, and music, xiv O Brother, Where Art Thou?, 4, 35, 37–38 Osborn, Joe, 7, 15, 105–6, 117–22, 126–28, 256, 262, 338–39 Peer, Ralph, 25–26 Pelican Wildcats, 5 “Pine Bluff Pete,” 220 Plain Dealing, Arkansas, 278 Presley, Elvis, xviii, 3, 7, 10, 14–15, 61, 63, 69, 74–75, 83, 85, 95–97, 105–18, 121–25, 131, 223, 249, 260–62, 265, 269–70, 279, 282, 286, 289, 306, 339, 344 Ram Records, 215, 256, 258, 279–81 Record companies (independent, post– World War II), importance of, 87–99, 214–22, 249–55, 282–85, 311–13, 316–22 Reeves, Jim, early recordings, 90–93 Rodgers, Jimmie, 25, 44, 47, 50, 51, 55, 58, 59, 111 Schaffer, Eddie, 51, 138, 181–82, 204–6, 265 Shreveport, Louisiana, 4, 178–79, 223–24; and Blue Goose, 210–14; defining, xv–xvi; Fannin Street, 146–50; location, xii–xiv; and sense of place in 1900, 146–50 Smith, Mira, 256–57, 261–64, 279–81, 304 Southern Maid Donuts, 65, 70 Sullivan, Bob, 4, 5, 74–101, 124 Susie Q, 287–93 Taylor-Griggs Louisiana Melody Makers, xvii, 4, 5, 24, 29, 30 Thomas, Jesse, xvii...


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