Ed Bruce

Genres: Action & Adventure Movies Country & Bluegrass Country / Bluegrass Music Videos & Concerts Television
Tags: country classic country rockabilly Powered by AudioScrobbler
Decades: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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William Edwin Bruce, 29 December 1939, Keiser, Arkansas, USA. His family moved to Memphis and Bruce was to spend many years promoting tourism as ‘the Tennessean’. He loved the early Sun Records sides of Carl Perkins and, after graduating in 1957, was given the money to make a demo, and so impressed Sun’s engineer, Jack Clement, that he was signed to the label. His singles, ‘Rock Boppin’ Baby’ and ‘Sweet Woman’, under the name of Edwin Bruce are collector’s items, but they are also included, along with previously unreleased Sun tracks, on the 1986 Bear Family Records collection. He had his first financial success when he wrote ‘Save Your Kisses’, the b-side of Tommy Roe’s chart-topping ‘Sheila’. He also wrote ‘See The Big Man Cry’, a solo hit for Charlie Louvin, and ‘Northeast Arkansas Mississippi County Bootlegger’ for Kenny Price. Bruce had a minor country hit with the...

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