Hank Penny and the
Radio Cowboys

Hank Penny and the Radio Cowboys, circa 1930s

Hank Penny and the Radio Cowboys, circa 1930s

Hank Penny was a Western swing banjo player and band leader. In the 1930s, he headlined the Radio Cowboys, which featured guitarist Julian Akins, steel guitarist Sammy Forsmark, tenor banjo player Louis Damont, bassist Carl Stewart, and vocalist, guitarist, and fiddler Sheldon Bennett. Find out more on Wikipedia.

The Recordings

Peach Tree Shuffle

 record label Group: Hank Penny and the Radio Cowboys
Label: Okeh Matrix Number: Okeh (5724)
Record Type: Double sided 10 inch 78 RPM
Date Recorded: June 11, 1940
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Steel Guitar Hula

 record label Group: Hank Penny and the Radio Cowboys
Label: Okeh Matrix Number: Okeh (5724a)
Record Type: Double sided 10 inch 78 RPM
Date Recorded: June 11, 1940
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Nice piece — the lead alternates between the steel guitar and the fiddle.

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