Hillbilly fever had spread far and wide in the middle 1950s. Even as far
north as Alaska, which is where Doug Lewis, who was 24 at the time, had
started a show a couple years earlier in a town near the Arctic Circle,
Fairbanks, Alaska. That show got himself a bit of local fame and in demand
for personal appearances.
Doug and his band were playing regularly to packed houses
at the "Cowtown Club" then.
Doug also recorded for the Intro record label and wrote most of the songs
he recorded, including these Alaskan-themed songs:
- Alaska Waltz
- Iceworm Boogie
- Little Belle Of The Yukon
- Son Of A Sourdough
Credits & Sources
- Cowboy Songs No.28; September 1953, American Folk Publications, Inc.;