Speedy West Stratosphere Boogie: The Flaming Guitars of Speedy West & Jimmy Bryant

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  • Originally Released: 1995
  • Label: Razor & Tie


  • 1.Stratosphere Boogie
  • 2.Blue Bonnet Rag
  • 3.Cotton' Pickin
  • 4.Old Joe Clark
  • 5.Sleepwalker's Lullaby
  • 6.Arkansas Traveler
  • 7.The Night Rider
  • 8.Low Man on a Totem Pole
  • 9.Speedin' West
  • 10.Comin' On
  • 11.Bryant's Bounce
  • 12.Midnight Ramble
  • 13.Pickin' Peppers
  • 14.Shuffleboard Rag
  • 15.Bustin' Thru
  • 16.Flippin' the Lid

Product Description:

Personnel: Speedy West (pedal steel); Jimmy Bryant (guitar, fiddle); Jimmy Widener, Billy Strange (guitar); Les Taylor, Billy Liebert (piano); George Bruns, Al Williams, Cliffie Stone (bass); Roy Harte, Pee Wee Adams (drums).
Recorded at Capitol Studios and Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, California from May 6, 1952 to October 9, 1956. Includes liner notes by Rich Kienzle.
Personnel: Jimmy Bryant (guitar); Les Taylor, Billy Liebert (piano); Marion Z. "Pee Wee" Adams, Roy Harte (drums).
Liner Note Author: Rich Kienzle.
Recording information: Capitol Studios, Melrose Avenue, Hollywood, CA (05/06/1952-10/09/1956); Capitol Tower, Los Angeles, CA (05/06/1952-10/09/1956).
Unknown Contributor Role: Rich Kienzle.
The instrumental prowess of electric guitarist Bryant and pedal steel player West is readily apparent on even a cursory first listen to STRATOSPHERE BOOGIE. Recorded in the early '50s, West and Bryant prod, scrape, pluck and strum their strings with a ferocious creativity that harks back to Eddie Lang as it looks forward to Jimi Hendrix. The interplay between the two men seems nearly telepathic. The playing never falls into rote craftsmanship, but seem to spring forth from the melodic heart of the tune. These 16 instrumentals have spark and plenty of wit.

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  • UPC: 793018206723
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