Western Swing Fiddler
Fiddlin' with legends
Musician knows deep within his heart, lies a melody
by: Rick Storm
Jimmy Young has fiddled around the past 60-plus years and loved just about every minute of it.
"I watched my dad play the mandolin and learned the chording," the 74-year-old Amarillo fiddler said.
He was all of 3 years old.
"They had to put me in the middle of the bed so I wouldn't fall over," he said with a grin. "'Nobody's Darlin' but Mine' is the first tune I ever learned."
And though he learned to play "just about any stringed . . .
...Cookin' all day, Dancin' all night
This year we are hosting our 4th annual Bob Wills Day BBQ Cook-off. We are so excited about spending Saturday in the park eating delicious food and listening to Bob Wills music. If you haven't participated in our cook-off in the past this year will be a great time to start. The cook-off has grown every year since its inception and we hope to have the highest attendance in 2014. There are a ton of things to do in Turkey, Texas, during Bob Wills weekend, so, bring your camper or tent and come for the weekend.
This year . . .