Monday, January 03, 2005

No. 9 Train



Tarheel Slim made his official entrance in 1958 with his wife, now dubbed Little Ann, in a duet format for Robinson's Fire imprint ("It's Too Late," "Much Too Late"). Then old Tarheel came out of the gate like his pants were on fire with a pair of rockabilly raveups of his own, "Wilcat Tamer" and "No. 9 Train," with Jimmy Spruill on blazing lead guitar. After a few years off the scene, Tarheel Slim made a bit of a comeback during the early '70s, with an album for Pete Lowry's Trix logo that harked back to Bunn's Carolina blues heritage. It would prove his last.

Tarheel Slim - Number Nine Train


3 Comments:

Blogger bigrockcandymountain said...

man...i've been digging yr site for awhile. thanks, firstly for linking me...i've gladly returned the favor (going to move you toward the top when i do a redesign). keep up the fantastic job...glad there are a few of us out there uninterested in the latest "hot" mass-produced bands. the tarheel slim song, by the way, kicks. thanks

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Blogger Fire of lovE said...

Same as above from me

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3:23 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Great stuff here! This is my first visit (big thanks to bigrockcandymountain), I just wanted to let you know who was here.

That Adkins "Chicken Walk" track a few posts ago was a lovely thing.... but then, aren't most all songs about chickens so?!

Thanks, Rev, for the Good Word!

~abnerkdabner

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