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.


• Jack Turner recordings available here.
• Update on Les Randall acetate.
• Thanks to Bob more info on Bill Harris.

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Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Slim Whitman / Tom Tall RIP

Country music crooner Slim Whitman died June 19, 2013, at the age of 90 years in Orange Park, Florida. Whitman started his music career in the late 1940s and found success in the 1950s with several hits, including "Indian Love Call." During his career, he cut more than 500 songs and 100 albums. His song "Rose Marie" was a No.1 hit in the UK in the 1970s. Read more here.

Tom Tall, Country music one-hit wonder, passed away already on June 14, 2013, at the age of 75. He was famous for having the #2 C&W hit "Are You Mine" with Ginny Wright. Read more here.

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