Wednesday, January 10, 2007

Jimmie & Leon Short - "Old Indians Never Die" (1947)

Some good ol' Delmore Bros.-type harmonizin' from the 1947 feature Hollywood Barn Dance. Yes, that's Ernest Tubb intro-ing the Shorts...

I ripped this off PappyStuckey's Youtube page. This guy manages to find the cool/rare C&W and Jazz clips. Amazing stuff.

I've been real busy with a bunch of personal stuff (nothing bad, all good) and I haven't had the time to dedicate to this blog like I used to. Hopefully that will all change, so keep coming back and check out Sick's Sick Six too. That's my other blog with more Horror/weird/crazy stuff.
Thanks, HG

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Blogger stormkick said...

OMG! That's my great-uncles (my grandmother's brothers)!! I grew up wearing J.M. & The Silver Saddle Roundup shirts as my PJs, and sitting at Leon's knee every weekend while he & I talked about anything & everything...

Do you know where I can get that video? We have a lot of audio recordings, but almost no video of them.

August 13, 2009 2:02 PM  
Blogger Gizmo said...

my mother was married to Jimmie Short for several years. Curious if any of his family reads this.

December 22, 2009 8:13 AM  
Blogger Darla Short said...

This is great! Never knew this existed. My dad, Tommy, was the youngest brother that played with Jimmy, Leon and Buddy. I just love hearing them sing :). Would love to have a copy of this and any other items you have of them. Thanks so very much, Darla Short

November 25, 2012 11:05 PM  
Blogger Darla Short said...

Gizmo, Who is your Mother? Would love any info you have about them.
I am Tommy's, the youngest brother, daughter. Did you know the rest of J.M.'s family?
Look forward to hearing from you. Thanks, Darla Short

November 25, 2012 11:08 PM  
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