Western Swing & Other Things

Saturdays from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm CT

Marshal Allen Bailey & Cowgirl Janey

Conceived and produced by Dodge City Marshal Allen Bailey, Western Swing & Other Things brings to listeners world wide a blend of Western Swing & Cowboy music, humor, poetry and western lore that is unique to the High Plains region. 

Each week, the Marshal and Cowgirl Janey feature Western Swing Old and New, Country Music Classics, Cowboy Songs, Cowboy Poetry, and so much more.. requests are always welcome! Plus, hear rebroadcasts of our Regional Program, High Plains History, the news from the Howell Social Club, and the latest from Abner's Guitar Shop. The perfect way to spend a Saturday morning! Now in our 23rd year! We'll be lookin' for ya!

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Country Music Pioneer
5:15 am
Sat December 21, 2013

Ray Price remembered: reflective interviews and stories

Credit NPR News

Ray Price was a true pioneer of county music – the living link from Hank Williams to the country music of today who bridged Texas honky-tonk and country crooning and introduced the shuffle beat and walking bass line.

NPR produced some fine remembrances of Ray Price this week that are worth a listen.

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Western Swing and Other Things
3:16 pm
Wed November 27, 2013

Live interview with John Seerey-Lester on WSOT

Allen & John

Marshal Allen Bailey will be hosting a live interview with world-renown artist John Seerey-Lester on Saturday November 30th.

Recently Allen posed for a painting and John painted him as "Grizzly Adams". This was a big event in Marshall's life for sure!... John is known world-wide in the wildlife painting area, and even has his work hanging in the White House! The painting has gone into a newly released book, titled "Legends of the Hunt, Campfire Tales." Allen will be interviewing John about this painting and the book this Saturday on his show.

Western Swing and Other Things
3:24 pm
Sat October 5, 2013

Live interview with actress Darlene Cates on WSOT

Movie actress Darlene Cates
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Marshal Allen Bailey hosted a live interview with movie actress Darlene Cates during his Western Swing & Other Things program on Saturday, October 5th at 11:15 am CT.  Cates is best known for her role as the housebound mother in the 1993 film What's Eating Gilbert Grape with Johnny Depp and Leonardo Dicaprio.  

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

Special premium offer on Western Swing & Other Things

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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