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Songs performed by long-time musician friend,

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Jon "Doc" Meeks 

September 10, 1942 - June 9, 2015.

Jon "Doc" Meeks was born in Roswell, NM and this is where he unexpectedly died.  Jon had begun his Naval career at 17 and retired in 1981 as Chief Petty Officer, Hospital Corpsman, attached to the Marine Corps. He served on the ground with Marines in combat in Vietnam.

These songs were from two gift CDs he sent Ken Cashion.

Song 1 The Old Cowboy -- Original

Song 2 Fatal Kiss -- Original

Song 3 Oh By Jingo -- With Art Wright - 1919 with music by Albert Von Tilzer and lyrics by Lew Brown.  It was a big Vaudeville hit.  It was recorded by many Vaudevillians.

Song 4 Sweet and Low Down -- With Art Wright

Song 5 10 Miles to Saturday Night -- Original

Song 6 Springtime on the Llano -- Original

Song 7 Alabama Jubilee -- With Art Wright - 1915 Song by George L. Cobb and Jack Yellen.  First recorded in 1915 by Vaudevillains Collins & Harlan.

Song 8 Caravan -- With Art Wright - 1936 Juan Tizol did music and Irving Mills wrote the lyrics.  First recorded in 1936 by Barney Bigard and His Jazzopators.

Song 9 Mexico Blue -- Original

Song 10 Blue Texas Moon -- Original

Song 11 Jango -- Original With Art Wright

Song 12 Moonglow -- With Art Wright -- 1933. Lyrics by Eddie DeLange; music by Will Hudson and Irving Mills.  It was first recorded by Joe Venuti and his Orchestra in 1933.

Song 13 Billy's Kid -- Original

Song 14 Back in Texas -- Original

Song 15 Night Life -- With Art Wright

Song 16 Windy & Warm / Struttin' -- With Art Wright  -- "Windy & Warm" was written by John D. Loudermilk (born Mar. 1934).  He also wrote "Abilene" and many other popular songs.  His cousins, Ira and Charlie Loudermilk sang professionally as the Louvin Brothers. ("Struttin'"?.)

Song 17 Texas Moonbeam Waltz -- With Art Wright -- Tune by Herb Remington, steel player for Bob Wills.

Song 18 Faded Love -- With Art Wright -- 1950. Bob Wills and Johnny Wills. 



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