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Going Back in Time in Film

The Texas Archive of the Moving Image posted a cool film clip from the 1977 Luckenbach World’s Fair!

Click here to watch it!

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Showcased are a number of musical acts, including a duet bashing Anita Bryant and a performance by Alvin Crow and Marcia Ball.  Also highlighted are festival events such as daredevil stunts and armadillo racing.  Of special note are the chicken flying races, about which Wally Pryor interviews actor and Luckenbach owner, Guich Koock.  This footage also contains the 1977 country song about the tiny town “Luckenbach, Texas (Back to the Basics of Love)” performed by Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson.

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