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Luke Simmons - Pure Down Home Raw 1950s Country Singin' & Pickin' (CD)


Jasmine Records 2012
604988071528
 

Pure', 'Down Home' and 'Raw' are three words that aptly describe the driving rhythms and no-holds-barred sounds of fiddle and steel packed into the 30 tracks from the Canadian country artist, Luke Simmons. Combining influences of Hank Williams, Jimmy Rodgers and the country and rockabilly greats of his day in the early 1950s, yes siree this is without doubt as pure, raw and down home as you can get!

Many of the tracks are on CD for the first time, previously just available on scarce 78s and heard only by the most ardent of collectors - now all beautifully remastered.

Turn back the pages of time and listen to the authentic vocals of this great country singer who was a key link in developing the '50s country style even in places as far-fetched as New Zealand and Australia. Yee Haw!

1. WABASH CANNONBALL
2. MIND YOUR OWN BUSINESS
3. MY SHOES KEEP WALKIN' BACK TO YOU
4. DEEP SEA JAMBOREE
5. YOUR CHEATING HEART
6. NIGHT TRAIN TO MEMPHIS
7. OLD SHEP
8. WAITIN' ON A SIDING
9. GEISHA GIRL
10. HUMMINGBIRD SPECIAL
11. CUP OF JOY
12. JAMBALAYA
13. DOWN IN QUEBEC
14. IT'S A LONG WAY BACK TO YOUR HEART
15. FRASER RIVER VALLEY BLUES
16. TAKE THESE CHAINS FROM MY HEART
17. LADY'S MAN
18. DAYS THAT USED TO BE
19. HOWLIN' AT THE MOON
20. OH LONESOME ME
21. JUST WAITIN'
22. HOBO JOE'S BOOGIE
23. I MISS MY SWISS
24. HONKY TONK MAN
25. WAITING AT THE GATE FOR KATIE
26. RAINY DAY BLUES
27. THE GAL WHO INVENTED KISSING
28. BLUE EYES CRYING IN THE RAIN
29. CHRISTMAS CAROLS BY THE OLD CORRAL
30. I LIKE MY MUSIC COUNTRY STYLE

15.00 €

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