The High Road On The Hilltop from The Southern Methodist University Mustang Band & The Light Crust Doughboys is a delightful adventure in 20th Century Country Swing. 19 songs were performed before 40,000 fans in Dallas' Cotton Bowl.
An essential album for all graduates and fans of Southern Methodist University, this history-making album combines the talents of the original college swing band, SMU Mustang Band, and the original country-western swing band, The Light Crust Doughboys. Both groups came to national prominence in the 1930s, and both groups are running strong 8 decades later! A delightful adventure in 20th century strings band-plus-horns swing and old-tyme country, blues and Dixieland. Conceived by Doughboy, SMU graduate and Grammy Winner Art Greenhaw, this is the perfect gift for anyone who has ever attended Southern Methodist University or has ever listened to The Light Crust Doughboys or radio, records or "live" in concert. This album and this music resulted in joint, personal appearances by the two groups together on stage in Dallas and before 40,000 fans in Dallas' Cotton Bowl.