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George and Leslie York hailed from Kentucky but by the 1940's they ended up in Detroit, the city where they are most associated with ('Motor City Boogie', 'Detroit Hula Girl'). Like with The Delmore Brothers hot rhythms and boogie woogie patterns found their way into their recordings. By the 1950's they were covering straight rhythm & blues hits
The York Brothers played together from the '30s through the '50s, developing a musical style which grew from traditional country into a more contemporary sound. Both George and Leslie York were born in Lawrence County, Kentucky and were heavily influenced by the Delmore Brothers
George & Leslie York. George and Leslie York were both born in Louisa, Kentucky. They were raised in a musical family. After finishing 8th grade George worked as a miner in Kentucky, but eventually moved to Denver, Colorado to pursue a career as a professional musician. After singing and playing guitar with various Denver bands, George moved to Portsmouth, Ohio, where he found work at radio station WPAY. Meanwhile, Leslie (who was seven years younger than George) finished 9th grade, and won a talent contest in Lexington, Kentucky. The York Brothers moved to Dallas, Texas, in 1953, along with their families. There they were regularly featured on the Big D Jamboree television show, and the WFAA Shindig radio program. They continued recording, including another session for Decca in 1957.
New York is the fifteenth solo studio album by American musician Lou Reed, released in January 1989 by Sire Records. The album received universal critical success upon release, and is widely considered to be among Reed's strongest solo efforts. It is highly regarded for the strength and force of its lyrical content; Reed stated that he required simple music so that it would not distract from his frank lyrics. The single "Dirty Blvd.
Kentucky Lyrics: Kentucky, you are the dearest land outside of Heaven to me, Kentucky, your laurels and your redbud trees, When I die, I want to rest upon your graceful mountain so high. Produced by Ken Nelson. Album Tragic Songs of Life. Kentucky, you are the dearest land outside of Heaven to me Kentucky, your laurels and your redbud trees When I die, I want to rest upon your graceful mountain so high Kentucky, that is where God will look for m. .Kentucky, I miss the voices singing in the silvery moonlight Kentucky, I miss the hound dog chasing coon I know that my mother, dad and sweetheart all are waiting for me Kentucky, I will be coming soon. Kentucky, I will be coming soon
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Written-By – Karl-Harty*
Written-By – York*, Weaver*
- Published By – Sheldon
- Published By – Lois
- Vocals – York Brothers
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Matrix / Runout (Side A Label): K3714
- Matrix / Runout (Side B Label): K3715
- Rights Society: BMI
|45-1299||York Brothers||Kentucky / Tight Wad (7")||King Records||45-1299||US||1954|
Performer: York Brothers
Title: Kentucky / Tight Wad
Date of release: 1954
Style: Country, Honky Tonk
Genre: Folk, Country
Size MP3: 1641 mb
Size FLAC: 1862 mb
Rating: 4.5 / 5
Other Formats: AHX DXD FLAC MMF ADX WAV MIDI