Song of the Day: Speedy West, “On The Alamo”

Steel guitarist Wesley Webb "Speedy" West would be 97 today. He and guitarist Jimmy Bryant played together frequently as a duo as well as a member of the Capitol Records band that backed Tennessee Ernie Ford and others. This performance of "On The Alamo" is from an episode of The Lawrence Welk Show from 1956. An-a one, an-a two…

5 thoughts on “Song of the Day: Speedy West, “On The Alamo”

    1. The main difference between Welk’s network show and the syndicated one is that he had guests on the former. You probably wouldn’t have seen this in the ’70’s.


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