GUITAR RAG

Latest update on 11/01/2016

Artist: Sylvester Weaver
Author: Sylvester Weaver
Label: Okeh
Year: 1923

Race performer of hillbilly songs in vaudeville. Among the first black folk blues guitarists recorded. 'The man with the talking guitar' - Ralph Peer.

Covers:

1930:

Roy Harvey with Jess Johnson

1931:

Hokum Boys

1936:

Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys [as Steel Guitar Rag; with Leon McAuliffe on steel]

1947:

Merle Travis [idem; vocal version; steel solo: Noel Boggs]

1947:

Les Paul Trio [as Steel Guitar Rag]

1960:

Kilima Hawaiians [as Steel Guitar Rock]

1993:

Steve James

1999:

Dave MacKenzie

2009:

Bayou Mosquitos [as Steel Guitar Rag]

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