sexta-feira, 22 de novembro de 2013

Travis Wammack - Snake, Rattle & Roll in Muscle Shoals

Travis Wammack - Snake, Rattle & Roll in Muscle Shoals - 2000

There are some names you never forget.  Names like Narvel Felts, Felton Jarvis, Elvis Presley...Good Southern names for self-styled boys that made some of rock-n-roll’s great wild records.  Such a name and such a man is Travis Wammack. Born in Walnut, Mississippi, he began his professional music career when he wrote and recorded his first record at the tender age of eleven, and also became the youngest member ever voted into the musicians union.

After moving to Memphis, Tennesse, the young guitarist made his mark on the music world at the age of sixteen with his 1963 number one hit “Scratchy”.  He was the first to develop and use the fuzz tone for an electric guitar.  

By 1969, Wammack’s skills landed him in Muscle Shoals, Alabama where he teamed with legendary producer Rick Hall at Hall’s FAME Records. Travis’ guitar licks can be heard on hit records that have sold over 'SIXTY Million' copies.


01. Cookin' On The Front Burner
02. Counterfeit Love
03. Tell You About My Girl
04. Still Some Good Rockers
05. Keep On Running
06. Greenwood Mississippi
07. Keep The Fire Burning
08. Training Wheels
09. Linda Lou (Maybe I Will, Maybe I Won't)
10. Get Outta Here

Travis Wammack - Vocal, Guitar
Junior Lowe, Pete Carr, Will McFarlane - Guitar
Lonnie "Big Arms" Ledford - Bass
N. C. Thurman, Jim Jackson - Keys
Brad Guin - Sax
Robbie Stout - Trumpet
Phillip Oliver - Tambourine
Travis Wammack Jr., Brian Vick, Chris Forrest - Drums

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