Tag Archives: Bob Wills

Stand By: I Found My Lost Smokey Dacus Interview Transcript

SKF NOTE: Last week, after years and years of searching, I found the full transcript of my interview with drummer Smokey Dacus. I wrote here about Smokey and the lost transcript in April 2014. I said in part: Smokey Dacus, … Continue reading

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Innovator: Country Music’s First Drummer: Smokey Dacus

Smokey Dacus, original drummer with Bob Wills & the Texas Playboys, is credited as the first to play drumset in a country band. Modern Drummer founder/publisher Ron Spagnardi chose to not publish my interview with Smokey Dacus as a feature. … Continue reading

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