Light Crust Doughboys

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Western swing band. Organized in the late 1930s by Burrus Mill & Elevator Company to promote its Light Crust Flour on the Radio. Past and present members are among western swing's most significant musicians, including Bob Wills, Marvin Montgomery, and Knocky Parker.

From the description of Oral history interview with the Light Crust Doughboys; 1999 March 24; interview conducted by John W. Rumble and Bob Pinson. 1999 Mar. 24. (Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center). WorldCat record id: 58840949

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referencedIn Miller, Townsend, 1919-1989. Miller, Townsend, collection, 1952-1983 University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn Light Crust Doughboys;. Oral history interview with the Light Crust Doughboys; 1999 March 24; interview conducted by John W. Rumble and Bob Pinson. Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center
referencedIn Music -- Light Crust Doughboys. Daughters of the Republic of Texas Library
referencedIn Montgomery, Marvin. Oral history interview with Marvin "Smokey" Montgomery, 1997 September 7. University of North Texas Library, UNT
referencedIn Montgomery, Marvin;. Oral history interview with Marvin Montgomery; 1988 June 17; interview conducted by John W. Rumble. Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center
referencedIn O'Daniel, W. Lee (Wilbert Lee), 1890-1969. O'Daniel, W. Lee "Pappy," Papers, 1911-1951 University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn Ferguson, Joe Frank, 1914-. Oral history interview with Joe Frank Ferguson, 1996 November 9. University of North Texas Library, UNT
referencedIn Miller, Townsend, collection 91-088; 98-081., 1952-1983 Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
referencedIn Hubbard, Carroll, oral history, 1987 Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
referencedIn Montgomery, Marvin, 1913-2001. Montgomery, Marvin/Light Crust Doughboys, Collection, 1935-1991 University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn Hubbard, Carroll, 1919-2001. Hubbard, Carroll, oral history, 1987 University of Texas Libraries
referencedIn Campbell, William M., 1914-. Oral history interview with "Zeke" Campbell, 1996 September 14. University of North Texas Library, UNT
referencedIn Kenneth Pitts papers, 1922-1970 L. Tom Perry Special CollectionsMusic Special Collections
creatorOf Light Crust Doughboys;. Oral history interview with the Light Crust Doughboys; 1999 March 24; interview conducted by John W. Rumble and Bob Pinson. Country Music Foundation, Library & Media Center
referencedIn Montgomery, Marvin/Light Crust Doughboys, Collection 91-085., 1935-1991 Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
referencedIn Texas Western Swing Hall of Fame Collection, 1930-1990. Texas State University-San Marcos, Albert B. Alkek Library
referencedIn O'Daniel, W. Lee "Pappy", Papers 1940; 92-143; 99-114., 1911-1951 Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
referencedIn Brown, Milton, 1904-1936. Papers, 1935-1959, (bulks 1935-1937). Texas Tech University Libraries, Academic Library
referencedIn Southern Folklife Collection Artist Name File, 1940-2005 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Folklife Collection.
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associatedWith Brown, Milton, 1904-1936. person
associatedWith Campbell, William M., 1914- person
associatedWith Elliott, Jerry; person
associatedWith Ferguson, Joe Frank, 1914- person
associatedWith Greenhaw, Art, 1954-; person
associatedWith Hubbard, Carroll, 1919-2001 person
associatedWith Hubbard, Ora Mae person
associatedWith Light Crust Doughboys. corporateBody
associatedWith Miller, Townsend, 1919-1989 person
associatedWith Montgomery, Marvin person
associatedWith Montgomery, Marvin, 1913-2001 person
associatedWith O'Daniel, W. Lee (Wilbert Lee), 1890-1969 person
associatedWith Pinson, Bob; person
associatedWith Pitts, Kenneth person
associatedWith Rumble, John W.; person
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Country music--History
Western swing (Music)--History
Country musicians--Interviews
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