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Growing up in Bandera

September 18, 2019 - 00:00
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There were always things involving music back in the early years of my Bandera raisin’. Live bands were plentiful in the area with well-established businesses having regular dances every weekend. In addition, other places like Wharton’s Dock, Mansfield Park, The Purple Cow or the American Legion Hall would have some hometown talent pickin’ and singing most anytime. Every bar and cafe around town had a jukebox loaded with the type of music suited for the venue. Jack Jones, who owned and loaded the jukeboxes with the 45 records, knew the OST needed a wider variety than the Silver Dollar. Hank Williams was the ...

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