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Speedy West

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Speedy West

Speedy West has been played on NTS shows including Loose Bones, with Blue Bonnet Rag first played on 20 June 2016.

Both virtuosos and innovators on their respective instruments, steel guitar player Speedy West and guitarist Jimmy Bryant recorded genre-shattering instrumental music in the 1950s that combined country music with bebop jazz music. Blisteringly fast tempos, pleasing melodic phrasing coupled with startling technique, an undying sense of playfulness, and unusual sounds squeezed out of their instruments were their forte--and their recordings together are actually the first recordings ever featuring a solid-body electric guitar.

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MOST PLAYED TRACKS
Afternoon Of A Swan
Speedy West
Capitol Records1962
Afternoon Of A Swan
Speedy WestCapitol Records1962
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Boogie Man
Speedy West, Jimmy Bryant
Step One Records1990
Boogie Man
Speedy West, Jimmy BryantStep One Records1990
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Rippling Waters
Speedy West, Jimmy Bryant
Bear Family Records1997
Rippling Waters
Speedy West, Jimmy BryantBear Family Records1997
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Deep Water
Jimmy Bryant, Speedy West
Capitol Records1954
Deep Water
Jimmy Bryant, Speedy WestCapitol Records1954
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Blue Bonnet Rag
Speedy West, Jimmy Bryant
Capitol Records1954
Blue Bonnet Rag
Speedy West, Jimmy BryantCapitol Records1954
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