Monday, May 23, 2005

Come On Lil' Mama !

In the history of Sun Records, Ray Harris is but a minor footnote. He only saw two singles released on the little yellow label, but his inclusion in any rock history book is based on the fact that both of those records just happen to some of the greatest and rawest rockabilly ever recorded at Sun or anywhere else in the 1950s. The two singles he recorded, "Come On Little Mama" and "Greenback Dollar Watch & Chain" both did brisk local sales but were both too ultimately raw to be heard on radio stations North of the Mason-Dixon line.
After playing lead guitar on a few stray sessions at the Sun studio (he can be heard on Jimmy Wages' sessions), Harris defected to the other side of the glass, becoming a successful producer for Hi Records in the late 1950s and early '60s.

Ray Harris - Come On Little Mama

Ray Harris - Love Dumb Baby


Anonymous Anonymous said...

Quelle bonne coïncidence !

Il a enregistré combien de titre en tout ?
Je connaisais que "come on lil' mama" qui est un de mes titres preférés de chez sun et même des 50's
"love dump baby" est terrible aussi !

merci pour ce post !

Dj Alfred Hitchcock magazine
Laboratoire de recherches scientifiques sur la fête

5:16 PM  
Blogger Reverend Frost said...

May the discography be with you

5:57 PM  
Blogger michael said...

merci indeed! thanks for sharing all these fine old rockabilly and rock 'n roll things. You will find similar at my blog posted from time to time.

9:31 AM  
Blogger Reverend Frost said...

You're bienvenue !

10:26 AM  

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