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Jimmie Thomason-582-150
CD D 582

JIMMY THOMASON The Early Years. BACM CD 582


Jimmy Thomason was a fine singer and excellent fiddle player from Waco Texas who played an important role in the development of what became known as The Bakersfield Sound from the early 1950s onwards. Back in the early 1930’s he was leading his own bands whilst barely beyond his mid teens and in 1936 the 18 year old Tomason was star vocalist and fiddle player on some superb Doug Bines & His Dixie Ramblers recordings. Other early cuts on our CD include Tomason alongside Moon Mullican (as The Sunshine Boys, 1937) and several early 1940s recordings with the Shelton Brothers. Thomason’s fiddle playing can also be heard on our Shelton Brothers CDs, BACM 10, 370 and 562 respectively and several later-era tracks recorded under his own name are on our Swinging On The Brazos CD 561.

Price: USD $16.00           


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Track listing:

- How Many Times
- Rambler's Stomp (Instr.)
- Yes Sir
- Runnin' Wild (Instr.)
- You Gotta Hi De Hi
- Using That Thing
- Over Sixty
- Chinese Honeymoon
- Stay On The Right Side Sister
- Roseland Melody
- I'm A Dog House Daddy
- I Wonder What's the Matter
- I'm Putting You Out Of My Mind
- I Hope You're Happy Now
- He's An Army Man
- Dance Away Polka (Instr.)
- At The End Of The Lane
- Workin' At The Wrong Keyhole
- Bad Blues
- Modern (Instr.)
- Pipe Liner Blues
- Lay Me Down Beside My Darling
- I'm Checking Out
- Women Are My Weakness
- I'll Never Get Drunk Anymore
- Weary
- Brown Bottle Blues

Price: USD $16.00           

How to buy

Listen to sample tracks:

01 How-Many-Times (Oct 1936)

22 Lay-Me-Down-Beside-My-Darling (1940. Vocal & piano: Moon Mullican)