Slap bass executions on the backbeat are found in styles of country western music of the 1930s, and the late ’40s early ’50s music of Hank Williams reflected a return to strong backbeat accentuation as part of the honky tonk style of country. In the mid-1940s "hillbilly" musicians the Delmore Brothers were turning out boogie tunes with a hard driving back beat, such as the No. 2 hit "Freight. Santa…