Stratosphere Boogie: The Flaming Guitars of Speedy West & Jimmy Bryant

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All Music Guide - Jim Smith
Fans of country and jazz guitar will discover two new idols after delving into this 16-track collection, which features the best of the genre-shattering sessions recorded by this legendary duo. Between Bryant's jazzy, lightning-fast leads and West's brash, groundbreaking pedal steel work, the two recorded some of the most astounding instrumental country music of all time. Whether it's the hilarious "Sleepwalker's Lullaby" or top-fuel classics like "Old Joe Clark" and "Arkansas Traveler," the pair's 1950s records were among the most experimental music being made anywhere in America. It doesn't hurt to add that they were extremely influential, and one spends nearly as much time...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Jim Smith
Fans of country and jazz guitar will discover two new idols after delving into this 16-track collection, which features the best of the genre-shattering sessions recorded by this legendary duo. Between Bryant's jazzy, lightning-fast leads and West's brash, groundbreaking pedal steel work, the two recorded some of the most astounding instrumental country music of all time. Whether it's the hilarious "Sleepwalker's Lullaby" or top-fuel classics like "Old Joe Clark" and "Arkansas Traveler," the pair's 1950s records were among the most experimental music being made anywhere in America. It doesn't hurt to add that they were extremely influential, and one spends nearly as much time laughing along with these songs as they do trying to figure out how the hell anyone ever got this good.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/23/1995
  • Label: Razor & Tie
  • UPC: 793018206723
  • Catalog Number: 82067
  • Sales rank: 52,902

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Stratosphere Boogie - Jimmy Bryant (2:12)
  2. 2 Blue Bonnet Rag - Jimmy Bryant (2:32)
  3. 3 Cotton' Pickin - Jimmy Bryant (2:29)
  4. 4 Old Joe Clark - Jimmy Bryant (2:22)
  5. 5 Sleepwalker's Lullaby - Jimmy Bryant (2:13)
  6. 6 Arkansas Traveler - Jimmy Bryant (2:08)
  7. 7 The Night Rider - Jimmy Bryant (2:24)
  8. 8 Low Man on a Totem Pole - Jimmy Bryant (2:39)
  9. 9 Speedin' West - Jimmy Bryant (2:03)
  10. 10 Comin' On - Jimmy Bryant (2:13)
  11. 11 Bryant's Bounce - Jimmy Bryant (2:21)
  12. 12 Midnight Ramble - Jimmy Bryant (1:56)
  13. 13 Pickin' Peppers - Jimmy Bryant (2:11)
  14. 14 Shuffleboard Rag - Jimmy Bryant (2:16)
  15. 15 Bustin' Thru - Jimmy Bryant (2:16)
  16. 16 Flippin' the Lid - Jimmy Bryant (2:04)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Speedy West Primary Artist, Pedal Steel Guitar
Les Taylor Piano
Cliffie Stone Bass
Billy Strange Rhythm Guitar
Jimmy Bryant Guitar, Track Performer
Roy Harte Drums
Al Williams Bass
George Bruns Bass
Billy Liebert Piano
Jimmie Widener Rhythm Guitar
Marion Z. "Pee Wee" Adams Drums
Technical Credits
Rich Kienzle Contributor, Liner Notes, Session Information
M. Christian Composer
Steve Hoffman Mastering
Ruby Rakes Composer
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