Texas Rangers Promotional Portfolio pg. 20

The weekly Brush Creek Follies was a weekly showcase of KMBC musical talent. The Texas Rangers often appeared, either as a band or in various musical configurations. My working hypothesis is that the Follies grew out of the Happy Hollow Barndance, a Saturday night musical broadcast in the early 1930s that was an off-shoot of the daily Happy Hollow serial originated from the station. Considering all the KMBC documents that have been archived in at least three different libraries, surprisingly little seems to have been preserved about this long-running radio (later television) show. The University of Missouri – Kansas City has a little bit on it here.


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