Sunday, 20 March 2011

DIXIE RECORDS 624

DIXIE RECORDS 624
Rome, GA
Apr 57   (BMI Clearance on 26th April 1957.)
TOM CROOKS and the Rock And Roll Four
45-624-A - My Heart Don’t Lie
(Crook)   (Starrite BMI)
45-624-B - Weekend Boogie
(Crook)   (Starrite BMI)

A side is a slow number, sung with a hillbilly flavour. Tom has that great "hillbilly Twang" to his voice. There's some nice guitar gently supporting Tom whilst he's crooning his love song.
Flip the disc over and you get a great relaxed Rock-A-Billy/Hillbilly/Country hybrid ditty with an accoustic guitar taking the lead with fine support from a steel guitarist. Oh, the joys of the weekend (unless, of course, you're unemployed - in which case, to quote Morrisey,  "every day is like Sunday").
According to Terry Gordon, the artist was from Rome, GA.


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1 comment:

  1. Hoyt Scoggins told me that he produced this disc and confirmed that they were a local group in Rome, Ga.

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