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Asleep at the Wheel: Ray Benson Still Driving Western Swing band’s Sound
By Steven Libowitz   |   June 6, 2023

Asleep at the Wheel was just a country western band playing regular mountain music when Ray Benson co-founded the group in Paw Paw, West Virginia, back in 1970 – but after discovering Western Swing pioneer Bob Wills a few years later, the band never looked back.  “I was 19 when we started out, but as […]