At one time the Howard County area was filled with music-making families. On Saturdays people would play on a street corner in Big Spring and rake in a respectable amount of money. The Castles, the Winslows, the Pikes, the Cambells, the Warrens, the Kilgores, the Madrys, the Kings and the Nixes are a few of the families musical.
There are a lot more.
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Carl Perkins and Johnny Cash City Auditorium BS Herald 31 March 1957
Lefty Frizell Casino Club BS Herald 20 October 1950
Lawrence Welk Settles Hotel BS Herald 25 November 1931 (I was told that Adolph Swartz was Welk's manager and that he liked BS so much he stayed to start the women's clothing store Swartz, corner of 3rd and Runnels.