Last month, the South Texas Polka Hall of Fame inducted friend of Texas Dance Hall Preservation, Inc., and Advisory Board member Gary E. McKee as part of their 2022 class. It is hard to imagine a more deserving person for the distinction of “Outstanding Polka Supporter,” the category of McKee’s induction. Attending dances throughout Texas weekly with his ever-present camera, Gary is quite possibly the state’s greatest supporter of the Polka.
Born in Schulenburg, Gary’s love of music began at a young age. Listening to albums by Bob Wills, Roy Acuff, and early vocal […]