A Guide to the Broken Spoke Oral History Collection, 1979-1993
James M. White established the legendary Texas dance hall, the Broken Spoke, in 1964. Notable musicians such as Bob Wills, Ernest Tubb, Tex Ritter, Willie Nelson, Alvin Crow, Asleep at the Wheel, Gary P. Nunn, Doug Sahm, George Strait, and many others have played, and continue to play, at this world-renowned Texas “honky-tonk.”
Collection contains audio interview with Broken Spoke, founder, owner and manager, James M. White. Also contained are clippings, graphic material, and correspondence documenting the history of Austin dance hall, the Broken Spoke.
Broken Spoke Oral History Collection, 1979-1993, the Center for American History, University of Texas at Austin.
Detailed Description of the Collection