Stop the Clock Cowboy Jazz Band, Liberty Theater, Oct. 1, 2016
The Stop the Clock Cowboy Jazz Band, founded by Gary Newman, son of the late Jimmy C. Newman, brought their version of old time swing to the Liberty Theater Oct. 1, 2016.

In addition to Newman on upright bass, band members were David Greely and John Buckelew, fiddles; Gary Granger and Sam Broussard, electric guitars; Kenny Menard, rhythm guitar; Kurt Boudreaux, piano; Laine Thibodeaux, steel guitar; Wayne LeBlanc, drums; Charlene Howard, vocals. Newman, Greely, Buckelew, Menard, and LeBlanc were also vocalists. Jamie LeJeune Gary hosted the show.

Songs included hits from the repertoire of Bob Wills and the Texas Playboys: “Milk Cow Blues,” “I Hear You Talkin’,” “Sugar Moon,” and “Bring It On Down to My House.” Charlene Howard sang “Sweet Memories,” “Someone Had to Teach You,” “Crazy.”
Other tunes included “You Can Take the A Train,” "Choo Choo Ch'Boogie," “Route 66,” “South of the Border” (a Gene Autry song that Gary Newman said was one his father’s favorites), “Smoke, Smoke That Cigarette,” Vince Gill’s “On the Outskirts of Town,” “There Ain’t Nobody Here But Us Chickens,” and “That’s What I Like About the South.”

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