DO YOU KNOW?
in 1950, at the age of 17, started his first country music band, Ramblin' Ray and the Ramblers, playing
dances and shows around his home town of Austin, Texas?
performed his own compositions with this band and began broadcasting on radio stations KTAE of Taylor
and KNOW of Austin in 1951?
also in 1951, brought the Ramblers in to the University of Texas recording studio and produced his
first professional recordings in Austin at the age of 18?
in 1956 had his first record released on the TNT label of San Antonio, Texas?
in 1971, and in the years that followed, almost single-handedly and with the guidance of Ron Weiser of
Rollin' Rock Records, began a movement to revive traditional American roots music on record and
through tours, throughout the world and accomplished this?
in his recordings that to date appear on over 40 LPs and CDs, has consistently recorded classic country
songs made famous by traditional country legends?
Asleep At The Wheel - Don't Forget the Trains, Running After Fools
Johnny Cash - Get Rhythm, Folsom Prison Blues
The Delmore Brothers - Pan American Boogie, I Let the Freight Train Carry Me On
Lefty Firzzell - If You've Got the Money I've Got the Time
Don Gibson - Blue Blue Day
Merle Haggard - California Cotton Fields
Jimmy Heap - Haunted Hungry Heart, A Million Tears, This Song Is Just For You, Curtain of Tears
Johnny Horton - I'm Comin' Home, Honky Tonk Man
Johnny & Jack - What About You
Joe Maphis - My Baby's A Doin' Alright, Me and Ole Merle
Moon Millican -Cherokee Boogie, I Was Sort of Wondering, What Have I Done
Webb Pierce - Texas Sands, Lucy Lee, Hawiian Echoes, Teenage Boogie, You Scared the Love Right Out of Me
Jimmie Rodgers - One Rose
Ray Price - Talk to Your Heart, Don't Let the Stars Get in Your Eyes, City Lights
Hank Snow - My Two Timin' Woman, Blue Ranger
Jimmie Skinner - Doin' My Time, Don't Give Your Heart to a Rambler, Baby You Don't Know My Mind, How Low Can
You Feel, Big City
Hank Thompson - Wild Side of Life
Floyd Tillman - I Love You So Much, It Hurts
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