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“What kind of music do you usually have here?
Oh, we have both kinds -- country and western.” 

from the film Blues Brothers

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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.
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.