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Wednesday, March 4, 2009

George Jones - White Lightnin'



George Jones sings his number one hit from 1959, "White Lightin'", in an early 1960s Pet Milk Grand Ole Opry show. He's backed by Gordon Terry and Johnny Cash's Tennessee Three (Luther Perkins on guitar, Marshall Grant on upright bass and W.S. Holland on drums). Some people may don't accept or even know, but this is classic rockabilly and one of rockabilly's rare number one hits.

2 comments:

Red Neckerson said...

hat A Hoot!! I Love It!! SOmeone finally showed Luther what the bottom three strings were for!!

Mean Gene said...

Fantastic!! Thanks for this!