Warner Mack

Early Years: Southern Rockabilly 1957-1962

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Early Years: Southern Rockabilly 1957-1962 is a good budget-line sampling of Warner Mack's early, lesser-known days, including more than ten previously unreleased demos and singles he recorded for Decca and Scarlet. This release also offers the first CD appearance of "Roc-a-Chica," Mack's Top 100 hit in 1958 that was abruptly banned after a DJ thought he heard "the F-word" in the background. "Roc-a-Chica," Mack's take on "Someone Somewhere," and "Now I'm Living" are some of the best of the catchier, upbeat tunes heard here, while "Tell Me Darlin'" stands out among the ballads.

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