“What kind of music do you usually have here?
Oh, we have both kinds -- country and western.”
from the film Blues Brothers
This is the first in a series of books, discographies and other materials which I will be self-publishing. The books will deal with aspects of classic country music, from autobiography to discography to photo books. Bookmark page and return as I build content .
SHORTY JOE c.1954
Shorty Joe & his Red Rock Canyon Cowboys
Left to right: Henry A. “Hank” Doust, Jr., accordion; Larry Dean Black, electric guitar; Tulio “Steve” Stefani, drums; “Shorty Joe” Quartuccio, leader, acoustic guitar, & vocals; Melvin “Mel” Twilligear, bass & vocals; William “Bill” Tonnensen, steel guitar.