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|Genres:||Action & Adventure Movies Country & Bluegrass Country / Bluegrass Television|
|Tags:||country classic country rockabilly|
|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 Suns 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 collectors 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 Roes 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...