Monday, 7 March 2011


Mar 57
45-622-A - Fickle Baby
(Lucky Hill)   (Starrite BMI)
45-622-B - It’s Comin’ Home To You
(Lucky Hill)   (Starrite BMI)
Billboard review on 29th April 1957.

A side is a hillbilly song, kinda like an early Lattie Moore King 45. Fiddles are the main instrument here. B side is slower and more bluesy (in a typical hillbilly sort of way). More of a Hank Williams type song, and the tune bears a passing resemblance to "You're Gonna Change Or I'm Gonna Leave".
As for Lucky himself, he appeared on the Jimmie Rodgers Memorial celebration in Meridian, MS, held over May 21st-22nd in 57. He wrote in billboard advertising this disc can be acquired from him form an address in Tiffin, OH. By July 57, having come back from an Armed forces tour of North Africa, Lucky could be found as a staff announcer over KDRO-TV, Sedalia, MO. In Dec 57, Billboard also announced that his piano player (Denny Bolin) had broken his neck in a car accident near Joplin, MO. That's pretty much all the info I have on this artist.

There was a Lucky Hill who recorded for TNT but I'm not sure if it's the same artist.  (MC)
8th March 2011:- Andrew Brown confirmed that the Lucky Hill on TNT is the same artist as the Starday Artist.

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