Austin lost one of it’s true gems this week… Don Walser. He is someone I was always so thrilled to bring an out-of-towner to see. I’m sad that those of my family and friends wo have not seen him live won’t get the chance. Today, Fresh Air will air a previously recorded interview. Following is copied from NPR website
Don Walser’s Country Legacy
Audio for this story will be available at approx. 3:00 p.m. ET
Fresh Air from WHYY, September 22, 2006 · We remember country music singer and yodeler Don Walser, who died Wednesday at the age of 72 of complications from diabetes. Walser was a country music icon in Austin, Texas, where he lived and played at clubs, VFW halls, and honkytonks. He’s best remembered for his series of records in the 1990s, produced with Asleep at the Wheel’s Ray Benson. This interview originally aired Dec. 13, 1994.