(2011/YELLOW) 20 tracks (47:39) w. 8 page booklet. The rare 1960s SPAR material, featuring the cream of the crop of Nashville´s studio musicians who became country-rock legends with Area Code 615 & Barefoot Jerry. Feat. Grady Martin, Johnny Elgin, Lloyd Green, Pete Drake, Floyd Cramer, Hank Garland a.o.
(2013/Westernswingers) 13 tracks (41:03) digisleeve - John England & the Western Swingers is a six piece band based in Nashville, TN, which plays the lively, happy music called Western Swing. Western Swing originally developed in Texas and Oklahoma during the 1930´s. With fiddle, steel guitar, piano, electric guitar, bass, and drums, it´s music for dancing and listening, and combines the down-home quality of country music with the sophistication and improvisation of hot jazz. The group has played their lively music at Nashville´s Robert´s Western World every Monday since July of 2001. The Swingers can also boast of appearances at New York´s Lincoln Center, the Grand Ole Opry, the Legends of Western Swing Festival, the ´Midnight Jamboree´, and many concerts and private events in the mid-South area.