GUITAR BOOGIE

Latest update on 03/09/2020

Artist: Rambler Trio
Author: Arthur Smith
Label: Super Disc
Year: 1945

Arthur Smith and two members of the Tennessee Ramblers (Don Reno & Roy Lear). Arthur was a country guitar, mandolin and banjo virtuoso. Succesfully reissued on MGM, labeled Arthur Smith & His Cracker Jacks, in the slipstream of their Banjo Boogie hit in '48. Super Disc was a small local label in Washington D.C., owned by Irwin Feld, the man behind the 1959 Winter Dance Party Tour that ultimately took the life of Buddy Holly and all.

Covers:

1947:

Les Paul Trio

1949:

Pee Wee Crayton [as Bounce Pee Wee]

1953:

Super Sonics [precursor of the Virtues version]

1959:

Virtues [as Guitar Boogie Shuffle; Top 5 US]

1959:

Bert Weedon [idem]

1961:

Shadows

1962:

René & The Alligators

1962:

Burt Blanca [as Guitar Boogie Twist]

1964:

Jokers [as Football Boogie]

1965:

Bill Justis

1987:

Tail Gators

1995:

Rosenberg Trio

Same (12 string) guitar line in Lead Belly's Roberta (Part 1 & 2) from '35. Chuck Berry's Guitar Boogie from his One Dozen Berries lp is all his own, covered by the English Scorpions ('59) and by The Yardbirds ('66) as Jeff's Boogie.

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