Wednesday, May 04, 2005

Vibrate !

In 1955 Mack Self was playing a radio show on KXJK in Forrest City, Arkansas when Hal Webber, who was working at the station at the time, convinced him to record a song, "Easy To Love," that had been getting a load of listener response. Mack recorded the song with his band at the KXJK studios and the tape found its way to Sun Studios and Sam Phillips. Mack made it back into the studio after about a year and in one marathon session cut the bulk of his Sun cannon with the legendary Jack Clement handling the A&R chores. With Jimmy Evans on bass and Therlow Brown on "hot git-tar," as Mack says, they tapped a vein of true hillbilly music that was, even then, becoming increasingly rare.
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Mack Self - Vibrate

Mack Self - Goin' Crazy


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