Cowboy Band of Simmons University 1928

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The Cowboy Band of Simmons University (now Hardin-Simmons) performs "The Whistling Farmer Boy," after which the band director, D. O. Wiley, discusses its discovery. Mr. Wiley later became the director of the Texas Tech band (in 1934).

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: Cowboy Band of Simmons University

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Date: Fall 1928

Location: Dallas, Texas


Length: 15 minutes


Tape 1, Side 1: Introduction of the United States Navy Band, Instrumental performance, Introduction of the Cowboy Band, "Whistling Farmer Boy" song played, D. O. Wiley introduces members of the band, Discovery of record and consequent discovery of the entire taped program described

Tape 1, Side 2: Blank

Range Dates: 1928

Bulk Dates: 1928

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