Welcome to Mellow's Log Cabin. This blog's purpose is to supply information on a diversity of American southern music - ranging from country, blues, old-time and folk to R&B, rock'n'roll and rockabilly. I regularly present my research results about artists, labels, shows and also give guest writers a chance to publish their texts here on occasion.


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Thursday, May 30, 2013

Marshall Lytle RIP

Famous bassist Marshall Lytle passed away on May 25, 2013, at the age of 79, in Port Richey, Florida. Born 1933 in North Carolina, Lytle joined Bill Haley's Saddlemen in Chester, Pennsylvania, in 1951. He stayed with Haley and the band throught the first part of the 1950s and can be heard on Haley's most well-known song "Rock Around the Clock" among many others. He left in the mid-1950s and founded the Jodimars then.

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