Billy Mata's picks for this collection of songs that have, in some form, influenced his music career. A mixed bag of honky tonk, western swing, traditional country, with a little bit of that crooner/big band sound.
This is Tommy Duncan Volume Three, released in 2017, covers Tommy Duncan's return to Bob Wills And The Texas Playboys. Volume Three features artists like Red Steagall, Leon Rausch, Glynn Duncan (Tommy's brother), and Jason Roberts. This specialty boxset includes This is Tommy Duncan Volumes 1, 2, AND 3, plus a commemorative booklet of Tommy Duncan's history, and our journey in making this trilogy.
"By Request", 2012, is a special collection of the most asked for Western Swing and Traditional Country Honky Tonk Dancehall songs at Billy Mata live performances -- recorded in the studio -- By Request!
This Is Tommy Duncan, Volume Two (featuring the years of Tommy Duncan's own band) was released in 2011 continuing the Trilogy.
In 2008 This Is Tommy Duncan, Volume One (featuring the big band years) was released. The first of an historic Trilogy Tribute to the ‘Voice of Western Swing,' it includes guest appearances by historic patriarch/creators of the Western Swing phenomenon.
Features Grammy winning piano man Floyd Domino, a founding member of Asleep At The Wheel.
A mix of Western Swing and Traditional Country with occasional smooth ballads and pop jazz tunes.