Wednesday, April 06, 2005

In The Deep Dark Jungle

Bob Luman started out as a rockabilly performer, switched to country and then in the late '50s nearly ditched the music industry altogether. Born in Blackjack, Texas on April 15, 1937, he was actually an outlaw before outlaws were in vogue, seldom betraying his rockabilly roots and upsetting country music traditionalists by sprinkling his performances with Rhythm & Blues classics. Luman's first Imperial session (1957), featured a band he'd assembled in Shreveport, including James Burton (guitar) - he'd already played the hypnotic tiff on Dale Hawkins' Susie Q - James Kirkland (bass) and Butch White (drums).
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Bob Luman - In The Deep dark Jungle

Bob Luman - You're The Cause Of It All


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