Eine thematische Zusammenstellung (CD) mit sehr seltenen Doo-Wop- und Teenager-Rock and Roll-Songs aus den 50er bis frühen 60er Jahren, die Dee Jay Jamboree Dee Jay Records CD-Serie ist eine hervorragende Ergänzung zur Bear Family Records Doo Wop CD-Serie der Street Corner Symphonies. Jede dieser Dee Jay Jamboree CDs enthält ein 8-12-seitiges Booklet mit seltenen Labelfotos und Künstlerfotos. Alle Aufnahmen wurden in ihrem eigenen Dee Jay Records Studio in Hamburg von den Original Doo Wop und Teenage Rock And Roll Singles sehr aufwändig und ohne Soundverlust synchronisiert. Auf den CDs von Dee Jay Jamboree finden Sie sehr seltene Doo Wop Aufnahmen, die ein Vermögen auf den Original-Vinylplatten kosten.
1-CD DigiPac (4-seitig) mit 52-seitigem Booklet, 30 Einzeltitel. Spieldauer ca. 76 Minuten. Eine bemerkenswerte CD-Erstveröffentlichung mit Country Music von Delta Records in Jackson, Mississippi! 30 seltene, unbändige Hillbilly-, Boogie-, Rockabilly- und Country-Aufnahmen, die Jimmie Ammons zwischen 1953 und den Endsechzigern in seinem Delta-Aufnahmestudio produzierte - einer umfunktionierten Garage unmittelbar neben einer Kuhweide! Mit 14 superseltenen 78er-Titeln aus den Fünfzigern und zwei raren Singles aus den Sechzigern! Außerdem: acht unveröffentlichte Country- und Rockabilly-Titel aus den Fünfzigern, sechs nie erschienene Songs aus den Sechzigern! Mit den Stars der lokalen Country-Szene aus Jackson, Mississippi - darunter die Mississippi Melody Boys , Country Cowboys , Home Towners , Kay Kellum´s Dixie Ramblers und Rick Richardson ! Mit der ersten Aufnahme von Warner Mack , der letzten von Jimmy Swan und fünf faszinierenden Songs von nicht identifizierbaren Künstlern! Das 52-seitige Booklet von Martin Hawkins beschreibt erstmals die Karriere des Studiotechnikers und Musikpromoters Jimmie Ammons sowie der Künstler, deren Platten er auf seinem Delta-Label und anderen Marken veröffentlichte! Im Booklet gibt es viele nie zuvor gezeigte Fotos! Man könnte manchmal denken, dass alle Hillbilly-Wiederveröffentlichungen längst unter Dach und Fach sind. Und dann ist da plötzlich diese CD, randvoll mit unveröffentlichten Songs aus dem Delta Recording Studio aus Jackson, Mississippi. Das Verblüffende dabei ist, dass fast alle Titel von wenig bekannten Künstlern stammen - und die Musik, obwohl zwischen 50 und 60 Jahren alt, selbst vielen Sammlern nichts sagt. Die Songs sind obendrein sehr attraktiv, sie bilden die Country-Szene rund um Jackson in den fünfziger und frühen sechziger Jahren gut ab. Diese CD ist ganz einfach wichtig - nicht zuletzt, weil sie eine Lücke in der Historie der Mississippi-Musik (und auch der Country Music generell) schließt.
Eine thematische Zusammenstellung (Cd) mit sehr seltenen Doo-Wop- und Teenager-Rock and Roll-Songs aus den 50er bis frühen 60er Jahren, die Dee Jay Jamboree Dee Jay Records CD-Serie ist eine hervorragende Ergänzung zur Bear Family Records Doo Wo
In the sweltering heat of a Montana July, the small town of Grandview readies for its annual Jamboree. The event is meant to celebrate community, but this year tensions boil over, threatening to tear the town, and a family, apart. Sam Kelvig, a third-generation resident, will do just about anything to protect Grandview from the influx of new oil money and the strangers chasing it. Meanwhile, his restless wife, Patricia, wearies of the constraints of marriage to a man who is so tied to his community; Sam´s estranged son, Norby, has reluctantly returned home despite the family´s struggle with accepting his sexuality; Henrik, Sam´s volatile brother, is looking for any easy opportunity; and Blanche, the family matriarch, only wants a bit of peace before she dies. As Jamboree goes into full swing, the disputes and desires of the Kelvigs - and their friends and neighbors - collide, fueled by both longtime resentments and an irrepressible hope to preserve their family and hometown. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Gordon Greenhill. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/brll/007275/bk_brll_007275_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
It´s late summer 1972 in the redwood forests of northern California. It seems a safe and wondrous place, but some of the population of the town of Evergreen is growing pot in the trees, and others are bent on stealing it. Then there´s the coming folk festival, a jamboree bringing in musicians, music fans, war protesters, hippies, the Cossacks and other biker gangs, and the law, both local and federal. Skirting the edges are shades of the Manson family and the Mexican Mafia. Clifford Hickey is scheduled to perform at the festival in what might be his last guitar gig before heading off to law school to please his father. He arrives at the peaceful woodland campsite of his brother Alvaro, but within moments six armed men in badges crash the camp, and Alvaro runs. Clifford is arrested and roughly handcuffed. One of the sheriffs´ nephews has been murdered, and Alvaro is the posse´s quarry. When Clifford´s father and mother arrive on the scene, it´s the beginning of a confrontation between the Hickey family and the locals, including the Cossacks, who seemingly have their own agenda for Alvaro. Clifford, on the brink of adult life, becomes embroiled not only in a murder case but also in what becomes a battle between the Hickeys and the law and, ultimately, the Hickeys and their own past. Ken Kuhlken earned degrees in literature and writing and has been a columnist for the San Diego Reader. His stories have appeared in Esquire and Best American Short Stories, and he won the St. Martin´s Press / PWA Best First PI Novel Contest. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Ray Porter. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/blak/005329/bk_blak_005329_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
(2016/Stomper Time) 40 tracks (79:30) 20 page booklet! A generous 40 tracks taken from Gene Williams´ West Memphis-based Cotton Town Jubilee Record Company. The label, one of the last in Memphis to have a proper reissue, released a great selection of R´n´R, Rockabilly and Hillbilly from 1962 until its closure in 1971. 20-page booklet contains rare photos and full discography! In the grand scheme of musical matters, the name of Gene Williams may well not mean much to many people,but it is fair to say that this man of Dyess,Arkansas and one time neighbour of Johnny Cash, surely has a story to tell. Determined to make it somewhere in Show Business, Gene literally talked his way into having a Radio Show at KWAM in Memphis in 1957. His DJ work lit up the airwaves,the show was extended and he also became the Station´s sales manager. Ever ambitious, by January 1962, Gene was running the ´Cotton Town Jubilee´, a live radio show broadcast over KWAM every Saturday night, which lead to him opening the Cotton Town Jubilee Record Company later in that year,kicking off with the excellent Sonny Williams,his first signing. The CTJ radio show featured a variety of singers and musicians, who became regulars on the show and would record a large number of singles for the label. There were however exceptions,one being Jay Chevalier from Louisiana, who gained considerable fame for his political songs and a song about Billy Cannon a well known footballer. Jay was with CTJ for 2 years producing singles and an L.P. and is still working to this day. Another star of Memphis radio and records was Slim Rhodes, who began broadcasting his family band in the 1930´s. Slim´s main claim to fame today is the fact that he recorded a number of strong sides for Sam Phillips at Sun, which are much sought after in today´s world of Sun Records collectors. In 1963,Slim recorded a ´Live´ in the studio LP for CTJ and 3 of the Hottest tracks are included here. Whilst the radio show flourished, Gene began his long running ´Country junction TV Show´, which offered the same cast as the radio show,but with a few more guest stars of the era such as Merle Haggard and Ray Price. In 1968,the Big Screen beckoned and Gene and several members of his show were featured in ´The Sound of Country Music´ with Marty Robbins, Faron Young, Webb Pierce and Ray Price. In 1969 Gene financed his own movie ´Country Music Jamboree´, which exclusively featured the singers and musicians of the Jubilee.A soundtrack LP was issued, but Gene had already decided to shut down Cotton Town Jubilee records having had no hits and only local sales. On this CD are 40 of the finest recordings made for the label. There is a taste of Rock´n´Roll,Rockabilly,Hillbilly,Honky Tonk and a spectacular 1.20´´ of Bluegrass. I believe that only 3 of these titles have been released in the UK before,so this CD represents a ´breath of fresh air´for the music market place, albeit a long way from Arkansas. DAVE TRAVIS - Stomper Time Records
(Rollercoaster) 4 tracks - small center - Sherry Davis met Gene Autry when she was taken to visit his house as a child, and from that day she wanted to be a singer. Success in Amateur Nights and Talent Shows led Sherry to singing on the Cowtown Round-Up where she met Smokey Montgomery who helped her join Texo Ted Gouldy´s Hired Hands about October 1949. The Hired Hands were effectively the Light Crust Doughboys in disguise and had a daily show on Radio WBAP, Fort Worth. About a year later Sherry switched to WBAP-TV´s Bewley Barn Dance which she co-hosted with Darrell Glenn, who was replaced by Pat Boone when Glenn went on the road to promote his big hit ´Crying In The Chapel´. Gene Autry encouraged Sherry to move to the West Coast about 1954. She recorded advertising jingles for American Music and played on the Foreman Phillips Show and Town Hall Party before becoming featured singer on the nationally syndicated Lawrence Welk TV Show. The American Music connection led to her disc debut ´God Speaks´/´Did You Stop To Pray This Morning?´ (Crest 1005). Sherry returned to Dallas in 1955 and was soon a regular on the Big D Jamboree playing alongside the biggest names in music. She also hosted KRLD-TV´s Opus ´56 show. In October 1956 Sherry became one of the very few artists ever to support a tour by RCA artist Elvis Presley; they played to over 60,000 people in 4 days. The following summer the Big D´s Ed McLemore and Johnny Hicks set up a recording session, financed by Ray Winkler (Radio KZIP, Amarillo), which took place in Norman Petty´s studio overnight July 25-26, 1957. Petty hired the musicians and it wasn´t until later that Sherry realised she´d been backed by Buddy Holly (lead guitar) and JI Allison (drums) who at the time were still a few weeks away from stardom with the Crickets. The other musicians were George Atwood on bass, Vi Petty on organ, the Picks (Bill & John Pickering and Bob Lapham) backing vocals and Jack Vaughan or Niki Sullivan on rhythm guitar. ´´Broken Promises´´ and ´´Humble Heart´´ made up the debut single on Winkler´s Fashion label (1001) in late August. Mitch Miller wanted to buy the masters for Columbia but the deal fell through when McLemore refused to relinquish the publishing rights; a devastating blow for Sherry as Miller would have been the perfect person to promote her career. The two songs have never been reissued until now and the original single is one of the highest priced discs to emerge from Texas. The two superb and previously unissued rockers on side one of this EP are a mystery. Sherry recognises her voice but cannot recall recording them. They were probably cut in Dallas about 1957. The classy backings may well be the Big D Jamboree houseband. Whatever the origins the two songs are among the best femme rockers to come out of Texas. This is just a little bit of Sherry Davis - further material by Sherry will appear on a forthcoming Rollercoaster CD, Highway 84. Sherry later worked the Holiday Inn circuit and then spent almost a decade as a Las Vegas headliner singing for lounge-pop genius Esquivel before retiring from music in 1971. It´s a pity we had to wait so long for Sherry´s first release in the UK, but maybe it´s not too late for her career to take off on this side of the Atlantic ....(John Ingman)