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Gonna Shake This Shack Tonight
  • Artist: Ferlin Husky
  • Label: Bear Family
  • UPC: 5397102174155
  • Item #: 1663412X
  • Genre: Rock
  • Release Date: 2/5/2016
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Price: $17.66
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Gonna Shake This Shack Tonight on CD

From his years in Los Angeles in the 1950s recording as Terry Preston, to his time as an early pioneer of the Bakersfield Sound, to his extensive tours with Elvis Presley, to his alliance with Alan Freed, to his recordings as comic alter-ego Simon Crum, Ferlin's talent for rockin' and boppin' is on full display. Explore a very different side of the smooth-voiced crooner whose 1957 recording of Gone helped usher in the pop-influenced Nashville Sound. Packed with 32 tracks, including six charting hits, two previously unissued recordings, and rarities released on CD for the first time. Beautifully illustrated booklet packed with many rare and never-seen photos. Extensive liner notes by Scott B. Bomar, featuring in-depth biographical information and insights culled from unpublished interviews with Ferlin, Jim Ed Brown, Dallas Frazier, Jan Howard, Ken Nelson, Jean Shepard, Leona Williams, and many others!Ferland Huskey was born in southeastern Missouri, and went on to be known by many names during his career: Ferlin Huskey, Tex Terry, Terry Preston, Ferlin Husky (without the 'e'), and Simon Crum, a comic alter-ego whom Ferlin demanded be treated as a separate person. The musical ground he traveled was as diverse as his various identities. Adept at smooth countrypolitan Polish, rough-hewn backwoods toe-tappers, funny off-kilter novelties, earnest recitations, or rockabilly-infused boppers, one could pick virtually any theme and assemble a solid collection of Ferlin Husky material.

Starting in the Missouri honky tonks as Tex Terry, Ferlin relocated to California in late 1948, where he joined Big Jim DeNoon's band in Salinas. It was through DeNoon that he landed his first record deal on the 4 Star label. When he began touring with Gene Autry sidekick Smiley Burnette he changed his name to Terry Preston... Read more at: https://www. Bear-family. #de/