The New Early Sunrise Band is one of Baltimore’s leading country and western bands. Formed over 15 years ago by fiddler Dave Goodman, we have recently released our first recording Telephone. Here’s a collection of goodies for you to take a look at.
* If you’re ever in the Baltimore area, you’ll want to come see us, so check out the band’s schedule.
* We have a short press release about Telephone and the NESB, and a blurb on members of the band.
* We’ve got some quotes from reviewers, so you can see what they’re saying about the NESB and Telephone.
* You can hear the song “High Tech Redneck” from the CD. Careful here! It’s a 1.5 meg Sun .au file.
* You can take a look at the cover of Telephone.
* You also might be interested in a list of songs… Continue reading
Bob Wills (1905-1975)
This very popular style of Country Music developed in Texas and Oklahoma the 1930′s and saw enormous popularity in the 40′s. The style is a blend of big band, blues, dixieland, and jazz among others. Musically, it contributed the drums and Hawaiian Steel Guitar to Country Music. It was a Saturday night dance type of music which combined the style of jazz and big band swing with the culture of the Southwest.
Bob Wills is known as the “King of Western Swing”. He perfected this style in the late 1930′s with his band the “Texas Playboys.” Many of his greatest hits were recorded between 1936 and 1943. They include “San Antonio Rose” and “Take Me Back to Tulsa.” Find included here a less poular but none the less typical Wills recording called “Liza, Pull Down the Shade” (132k thumbnail) (738k long version) from 1938.
Included are lyrics… Continue reading