Tag Archives: Country

Smokey Dacus: When I Started Playing Professionally

SKF NOTE: This is the first audio excerpt of my phone interview with William “Smokey” Dacus over 35 years ago. Smokey Dacus was the first drummer to play in a country band. Legendary bandleader Bob Wills had the idea, in … Continue reading

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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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