Bill Black Combo. Solid & Country

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Bill Black Combo featuring Bob Tucker released Solid & Country in 1974 on Hi Records. On this excellent album are the following songs: Soul Serenade, Memphis Pickin', Rub It In, Black's Boogie, Truck Stop, Cottonfields, Boilin' Cabbage, Chelsea Blues, Faded Love and Hello Josephine.

William Patton "Bill" Black, Jr. (September 17, 1926 – October 21, 1965) was an American musician and bandleader who is noted as one of the pioneers of rock and roll. He was the bassist in Elvis Presley's early trio. Black later formed Bill Black's Combo

In 1959 Black joined a group of musicians which became Bill Black's Combo. The lineup was Black (bass), Joe Lewis Hall (piano), Reggie Young (guitar), Martin Willis (saxophone), and Jerry Arnold (drums). There were several personnel changes. While Young was in the army, his position was filled by Hank Hankins, Chips Moman and Tommy Cogbill. Ace Cannon replaced Willis on sax while Carl McVoy replaced Hall in the studio, while Bobby Emmons replaced him on tour. 

 

Bill Black Combo was voted Billboard's number one instrumental group of 1961.

This album is a radio station promotional copy. The album itself is in very good condition, the album cover does show shelf wear as you can see in the picture.