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Merle Travis: Sixteen Tons - The Kentucky Legend (CD)

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"J'ai eu l'occasion de revivre une explosion du passé, écouter Merle Travis est justement cela, vous ramène ? une époque où le monde était normal et meilleur qu'il ne l'est aujourd'hui. Merci pour les souvenirs, un grand album ? écouter et ? se remémorer aussi". - Doug Erdman, WTCH Radio Classic Country Shawano, WI

"Le talent de Merle Travis a été grandement négligé ? mon avis jusqu'? présent, avec cet album le monde verra vraiment quel talent influent il était. Cet enregistrement montre son extraordinaire jeu de guitare et son style vocal chaleureux que ses fans actuels et nouveaux apprécieront beaucoup". - Rex Allen Jr.

"Nous ne pourrions pas être plus fiers." - Marlene & Cindy Travis

Propriétés de l'article: Merle Travis: Sixteen Tons - The Kentucky Legend (CD)

  • Interpret: Merle Travis

  • Titre de l'album: Sixteen Tons - The Kentucky Legend (CD)

  • Genre Country

  • Artikelart CD

  • Label Country Rewind Records

  • Année de publication 2020
  • EAN: 0027779021906

  • Poids en kg: 0.1
Travis, Merle - Sixteen Tons - The Kentucky Legend (CD) CD 1
01 Cincinnati Lou Merle Travis
02 Cannonball Rag Merle Travis
03 Common Folks Common Folks Don't Merle Travis
04 Midnight Special Merle Travis
05 I'll See You In My Dreams Merle Travis
06 Louisiana Boogie Merle Travis
07 Sixteen Tons Merle Travis
08 Lawdy, What A Gal Merle Travis
09 I Am A Pilgrim Merle Travis
10 Merle's Boogie Woogie Merle Travis
11 Kentucky Means Paradise Merle Travis
12 If You Want It, I've Got It Merle Travis
13 Fat Gal Merle Travis
14 John Henry Merle Travis
15 That's All Merle Travis
Merle Travis Since Merle Travis became a professional musician in 1936, he'd spent a good... plus
"Merle Travis"

Merle Travis

Since Merle Travis became a professional musician in 1936, he'd spent a good bit of his time on the air. 'Town Hall Party'was just one more gig.

Travis, born in 1917 in Muhlenberg County, in Kentucky’s coalmining country, grew up in the small town of Ebenezer. He played banjo first, but soon learned that region's trademark guitar fingerpicking style, which used a thumbpick to pick bass accompaniment while simultaneously playing lead and rhythm on the guitar's treble strings with the index finger. Travis's teachers were local miners and guitar masters Ike Everly (Don and Phil's dad) and Mose Rager. The style was adaptable to nearly any type of music: traditional favorites, blues, country or pop.

Determined that the guitar would help him avoid a life of mining, he turned professional in 1936 in Indiana, and briefly joined fiddler Clayton McMichen's Georgia Wildcats in 1937. As a member of the Drifting Pioneers, he joined Cincinnati's WLW in 1939.  When the station began their weekly 'Boone County Jamboree' barn dance broadcast, Travis, now performing solo, was part of it. He worked with the Delmore Brothers, Grandpa Jones, Hank Penny, and Joe Maphis at WLW, all of whom became close friends. A young Chet Atkins heard Travis on a WLW broadcast. Duly inspired, Atkins created his own picking style.

California became Travis's home in March, 1944. Radio and recording session work took up much of his time at first. Stardom came in 1946 after he signed with Capitol and launched a string of hits beginning with Cincinnati Lou, Divorce Me C.O.D, followed by So Round, So Firm, So Fully Packed, a vocal version of Steel Guitar Rag, Three Times Seven, Fat Gal and Merle's Boogie Woogie.

His composition Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarette), a 1947 hit for Tex Williams, gave Capitol its first million-seller. Few noted Merle's newly-issued acoustic 78 rpm album 'Folk Songs Of The Hills,' which mixed traditional songs with folk-flavored Travis originals, including his impressionistic coal mining tune Sixteen Tons. He was also a regular on Cliffie Stone's KXLA 'Dinner Bell Round-Up'radio show.

In 1949 Travis briefly worked at the 'WRVA Old Dominion Barn Dance' in Richmond Virginia with Joe Maphis and his future wife/performing partner Rose Lee Schetrompf. After returning to L.A., at some point in 1950-51 Travis joined Foreman Phillips's 'B-K Ranch,' a local live TV program that ran six hours daily in TV's pre-network days.  He convinced Philips to bring Joe and Rosie in from Richmond. Soon the three of them were working Hollywood area clubs together.

After 'Town Hall Party' began in 1952, Travis was a frequent guest. The Maphises joined the show's cast and Joe eventually became the show's bandleader. Playing a guitar-picking soldier in the classic 1953 movie set in World War II, 'From Here To Eternity,' Travis's performance of Re-Enlistment Blues became a unifying thread through the entire film which starred Montgomery Clift, Burt Lancaster, Frank Sinatra and Deborah Kerr.

Stardom and fame aggravated Travis's deep-seated personal demons. Gentle and modest when sober, renowned for his cartooning and watch repair skills, he also battled stage fright, anxiety and depression. His drinking binges sometimes turned violent. "Every time Merle was about to make a breakthrough to mass acceptance, a near-tragedy occurred,"  Hank Penny remembered. "He was bent on self-destruction," said friend Wesley Tuttle. "He couldn't stand success."

He underscored that point in January, 1956. As Tennessee Ernie Ford's multi-million selling version of Sixteen Tons brought Travis widespread media attention, he got drunk and shot a clock off the wall at his home, sending third wife Bettie and her stepson fleeing to the street. The LAPD surrounded the house until Joe Maphis and his teenage guitar protégé, Town Hall's Larry Collins, arrived, entered and talked the now-calm Travis into coming out. Later that year, Travis's friends and family erected a granite monument in Ebenezer honoring both Travis and Sixteen Tons. He later wound up in California's Camarillo State Hospital for pill abuse. Hunting buddy Johnny Cash, himself a master pill-popper, visited regularly.

Still a Capitol artist when he made these 1958-59 THP appearances, he hadn't recorded for them since 1955, although he played on old pal Hank Thompson's Capitol recordings and toured with Thompson. These 25 THP performances mix hits, Muhlenberg fingerpicking favorites, and tunes he recorded for Capitol, as well as his protégé Chet Atkins's Main Street Breakdown.

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Tracklist
Travis, Merle - Sixteen Tons - The Kentucky Legend (CD) CD 1
01 Cincinnati Lou
02 Cannonball Rag
03 Common Folks Common Folks Don't
04 Midnight Special
05 I'll See You In My Dreams
06 Louisiana Boogie
07 Sixteen Tons
08 Lawdy, What A Gal
09 I Am A Pilgrim
10 Merle's Boogie Woogie
11 Kentucky Means Paradise
12 If You Want It, I've Got It
13 Fat Gal
14 John Henry
15 That's All