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The Brush Creek Follies: Photos, Sound & Video from the Arthur B. Church Collection

From the rise of radio in the United States there has been an interest in live-broadcasts, and the live-broadcast of country music shows has been no exception. This novel collection of visual materials (including stills and brief film clips), from the Arthur B. Church Collection and the University of Missouri at Kansas City's Special Collections department, focuses on the Brush Creek Follies, Kansas City's long-running radio program that featured country music. On the site's home page, visitors can enter one of several sections dedicated to different aspects of the Follies, such as various characters from the show and some of the show's favorite performers. In this last section, visitors can learn (and hear) about Tex Owens, KMBC's original Singing Cowboy and the popular female duo, Millie and Sue. Of great entertainment value are the numerous recordings interspersed through the site, such as Colorado Pete's "Little Girl Dressed in Blue" and the Willis Brothers' "Warm Beer and a Cold, Cold, Woman."
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Alternate Title The Brush Creek Follies!
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Date of Scout Publication 2003-07-11
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