Corsicana creates a Lefty Frizzell festival
Corsicana creates a Lefty Frizzell festival This is a long windup to let classic country fans know that one of the most influential warblers in the history of country music now has a music festival in his honor. Lefty Frizzell's hometown of Corsicana next month introduces LeftyFest Music Festival, which will include some old Nashville royalty.
The classic country music warble has prompted no small amount of analysis and contemplation because it yelped its way onto recordings in the 1920s and continued to be a thing into, well, at least the 1990s. That's pretty impressive span for a vocal tradition. Now, Corsicana is honoring the warble by...