Jim Halsey Company poster collection 1973-1984.


Jim Halsey Company poster collection 1973-1984.

A collection of twenty posters created by the Jim Halsey Company, which was advertised as the "Exclusive Representative for a World of Entertainment". The Jim Halsey Company brought such musicians as Arlo Guthrie, Mississippi Fred McDowell, Freddy Fender, Roy Clark, Johnny Lee Wills, Barbara Mandrell, Hoyt Axton, Joe Venuti and Eldon Shamblin to Tulsa in the 70s and 80s. These advertisement posters were created for those events.

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Wills, Johnnie Lee, 1912-1984

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Wills was born in Jewett, Texas, United States, and was the younger brother of Bob Wills. He played banjo with Bob as a member of the Texas Playboys starting in 1934, the year the ensemble began playing on KVOO in Tulsa, Oklahoma. In 1939, he founded his own group, the Rhythmairs, but returned to the Playboys in 1940 when Bob split the ensemble into two groups, and named Johnnie Lee leader of one of them. Following Bob's move to California in 1940, Johnnie Lee renamed his group Johnnie Lee Wills...

Axton, Hoyt

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Logsdon, Guy William

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Shamblin, Eldon

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Jim Halsey Company.

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Halsey, Jim, 1930-

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Fender, Freddie

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Mandrell, Barbara.

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Guthrie, Arlo

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Clark, Roy

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Halsey, Gina.

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Venuti, Joe

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Joe Venuti was one of the first violinists of jazz. He joined Eddie Lang in 1913 and started his own group in 1916. The two worked together until Lang's death in 1933. He joined the Paul Whiteman Orchestra in 1922, but was injured in an accident. He was able to rejoin the band in 1930, and he was able to work as a musician throughout the rest of his life. From the description of Papers, 1917-1977. (University of Wyoming, American Heritage Center). WorldCat record id: 61187211 ...

McDowell, Fred

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