Texana Dames | The Mall Parade

Go To Artist Page

Recommended if You Like
Dixie Chicks Los Lobos Texas Tornadoes

More Artists From
United States - United States

Other Genres You Will Love
Holiday: Moods Pop: Swamp Pop Moods: Mood: Christmas
There are no items in your wishlist.

The Mall Parade

by Texana Dames

Imagine Fellini's take on a Texas band playin' a Louisiana stroll through the mall at Christmas time.
Genre: Holiday: Moods
Release Date: 

We'll ship when it's back in stock

Order now and we'll ship when it's back in stock, or enter your email below to be notified when it's back in stock.
Sign up for the CD Baby Newsletter
Your email address will not be sold for any reason.
Continue Shopping
available for download only
Share to Google +1

Tracks

Available as MP3, MP3 320, and FLAC files.

To listen to tracks you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin.

Sorry, there has been a problem playing the clip.

  song title
share
time
download
1. Mall Parade
Share this song!
X
3:18 $0.99
preview all songs

ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
The "epitome of Texas music" the San Antonio Express News called them. "...eclectic and diverse, representing all the traditions that make up Texas music" from Western swing, Mexican conjunto, and Cajun to blues and rock 'n' roll. And their audiences love it.

The Dames developed their Texas roots style in the legendary Supernatural Family Band that recorded seven albums and toured the South and Southwest for 15 years. The band played the last Saturday show at the Armadillo World Headquarters, and in 1988 the Dames struck out on their own.

Their first album, titled simply Texana Dames, charmed the critics and led to far-flung appearances. By the early 1990's, they had traveled to 15 foreign countries, including appearances at the Cambridge Folk Festival in England, and the Singer-Songwriter Festival in Switzerland.

Originally from Lubbock and now based in Austin, the Dames entertain fans at local watering holes and festivals such as SXSW, Aquafest, Kerrville, and the Jimmie Rodgers Jubilee. They have been on KUT (University of Texas) radio's Live Set and, as a trio, have sung vocals for Ponty Bone on Austin City Limits.

The Austin City Council proclaimed December 2, 1993 Texana Dames Day and took them on an official visit to sister city Saltillo, Mexico in July 1994.

In local music polls, the Dames have placed in several categories, including Country, Folk, Avant Garde and Folk. Austin music professionals, in polls conducted by Music City, have twice voted them #1 in vocal harmonies.

The Texana Dames were inducted into the Country Music Association of Texas Hall of Fame 2002.

'The Mall Parade' was recorded in 1990 and was written by Conni Hancock of the Texana Dames, on Bo Diddley's guitar on his fishin' pier.

Lloyd Maines - producer (father of Natalie Maines/Dixie Chicks), Frosty (Barry Smith) - celebrated veteran drummer, Jon Blondell - trombone, John X Reed - guitar, George Dolis – remote recording, Jim Yanaway - coproducer / 'Amazing Records', Eddie Habib – engineer, Cass and Scout Hook - also 'Amazing Records'.....Tommy Hancock - jingle bells and Texana Dames...Charlene Hancock – bass, Traci Lamar - harmony vocals, Conni Hancock – guitar and lead vocal.




Reviews


to write a review