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Category:Western Swing

Western Swing music is a subgenre of American country music that originated in the late 1920s in the West and South among the region's Western string bands. It is dance music, often with an up-tempo beat, which attracted huge crowds to dance halls and clubs in Texas, Oklahoma, and California during the 1930s and 1940s until a federal war-time nightclub tax in 1944 contributed to the genre's decline.

Subgenres[edit]

Texas Swing