Tex-Mix (Giddyup Americana)

Author: Tentatively, A Convenience

"Tex-Mix (Giddyup Americana)"

For decades now I've been entertained by finding what I call the "Giddyup" rhythm in a variety of musics from various cultures. Maybe they're all influenced by the sound of horses running. Whatever. When I was a kid I watched Westerns with John Wayne in them. It wasn't long before he seemed like an idiot. An Americana idiot. Recently, I've learned to appreciate some Westerns (like Clint Eastwood's "High Plains Drifter") & some Americana music - mostly thanks to Luka…more



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get along little dogies does it for me

sounds cool as hell, really these sound effects, guitar and fiddle

this is the real mcCoy

this must be gene -autry- singing -cowboy stuff

tom mix

oh, now i see 1930s movies
these singers are just the best
it really makes me feel home on the range
baked beans with ranch dressing yee-ha
i gotta go saddle up the burro

Tentatively, Convenience It's actually all Tex Ritter - except that the additional guitars, mandolin, fiddle, harmonica, accordion, & simulated horse hooves are from me. I like Smiley Burnette these days. Do you know him? He was Gene Autrey's sidekick, a great country novelty musician. If I ever do another sampler piece similar to this one it'll be featuring Burnette prominently.

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