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Music – 1978 – Johnny Gimble + The Bosque Bandits – Steel Guitar Rag – Performed Live At ACL

There is a famous country song that says If You’re Gonna Play In Texas You Got To Have A Fiddler In The Band…..and one of Texas’ all time favorite fiddlers was a guy named Johnny Gimble…..who played in and around Austin, Texas…which is known as the Live Music Capital Of The World….as Gimble is was beloved in town. 

Johnny Gimble was a regular performer on the stage at Austin City Limits….while having appeared twice with his own bands….Johnny Gimble and the Texas Swing Pioneers as well as Johnny Gimble and the Bosque Bandits….as seen in this video herewith….plus, he appeared with other great country artist like with George Jones, Willie Nelson, Johnny Rodriquez, Asleep at the Wheel et al…..for the truth be known, Johnny could play with anyone and any genre of music….as he was truly a blessing to the music community in Austin….and will be remembered for many years to come….as we at ImaSportsphile are doing our part to make that happen….cuz we love Johnny’s fiddle around these parts. 

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