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just wow...did not know these two worked together...holy monster guitar picking wont be dissapointed!


Hey ! All you gun slingers and ax choppers .... Get WISE QUICK ! Buy this album and hear for yourself the Good Lauds right hand man ... Captain Merle Travis and his side kick Country Joe Maphis lay down the electric guitar LAW ...... Faster than a speeding bullet and more powerful than a Barrett 50 cal with a bad attitude.
These 2 ole dudes can blow away 99% of todays so called guitar gods ..... blow em' so fer away they might never come back. So do yourself a huge favor , Buy this album and hold onto your hat.. Cause Captain Merle is coming through..........


Born: May 12, 1921 in Suffolk, VA

Genre: Country

Years Active: '40s, '50s, '60s, '70s

Joe and Rose Maphis were a popular husband-and-wife act in the late '40s and early '50s, singing traditional material backed by the amazing instrumental talent of Joe, who played everything with strings on it, especially the twin-neck guitar. The honky tonk anthem "Dim Lights, Thick Smoke (And Loud, Loud Music)" was their big hit. Until his death in 1986,...
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