Marshal Allen Bailey

Western Swing & Other Things Host & Producer

Dodge City's Marshal Allen D. Bailey is the host of Western Swing & Other Things and has been broadcasting great western swing music from the Swingin' Gate Ranch for more than twenty years. In addition to presenting hard-to-find recordings from his vast collection, Marshal Bailey also enjoys researching the history of each recording when the information is available and sharing it with his listeners.

2004 Inductee into the Kansas Western Swing Society Hall Of Fame.
2009 Inductee into the Western Swing Society of the Southwest Hall Of Fame.
2010 Cowtown Society of Western Music's Disc Jockey Of The Year.

Phone: 800-678-7444 (HPPR studios)

Illustrated history of Dodge City
6:29 am
Sat October 13, 2012

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Pledge now to Support Western Swing & Other Things and receive a great illustrated history of an iconic western community for any contribution of $100 or more.  

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WSOT listener appreciation
6:01 pm
Sat August 4, 2012

Listeners and listeners of the year

Best Wishes to Ms. Vesta Brant, our very first Listener Of The Year. She is shown here at the Senior Olympics in Cimarron, Ks carrying where she won the Olympian Medal just before turning 98.

On the evening of March 9th, 2012, Jerry Yarnell, master artist, whose television program Paint This with Jerry Yarnell is seen on PBS, was deputized in his Skiatook, Oklahoma studio as honorary Deputy Marshal of Dodge City, Kansas by Dodge City's Marshal Allen D. Bailey. In attendance were several of his staff, friends, students, his Mother Mary, and his Father Joe.

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WSOT geography
1:25 pm
Sat August 4, 2012

The territory of Western Swing & Other Things

Swingin' Gate Ranch

Marshal Allen Bailey's Swingin' Gate Ranch is the broadcast home of Western Swing & Other Things.

Howell Social Club

The nearby entirely exclusive Howell Social Club hosts the area's classiest events, including the Spring 2011 Woodchopper's Ball.

Abner's Guitar Shop

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WSOT on the road
11:23 am
Sat August 4, 2012

Appearances and awards

Marshal Allen Bailey after the awards ceremony in Mineral Wells, Texas where he was awarded the Disc Jockey of the Year 2010 by the Heroes of Western Music Society. Allen also received a proclamation from the Governor of Texas.

Western Swing & Other Things travels the High Plains territory from time-to-time with appearances and special broadcasts by Marshal Bailey along with Cowgirl Janey.  The Marshal and the program have also garnered many awards over the years both locally and nationally.

5:40 pm
Sat June 9, 2012

Marshal Allen Bailey in performance

Marshal Allen Bailey hosting Western Swing & Other Things from HPPR's Garden City, KS studios.

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Western Swing & Other Things

Marshal Allen Bailey & Cowgirl Janey