Donald's Encyclopedia of Popular Music

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BOOTS AND HIS BUDDIES

USA territory band led by drummer Clifford "Boots' Douglas (b 7 Sep. '08, Temple TX). Began on drums at 15, formed own 13-piece band popular in Texas and recorded about 40 sides for Bluebird in San Antonio: '35-6 sessions issued complete on a Tax LP, '37-8 on French RCA. Vocalists were Celeste Allen, Israel Wicks, Cora Woods, Henderson Glass. He moved to L.A. '50, left full-time music.