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Mac Curtis

Rockabilly - King Records

Wesley Erwin'Mac' Curtis, Jr. (January 16, 1939 - September 16, 2013) was an American rockabilly musician born in Fort Worth, Texas, Curtis began playing the guitar at the age of 12 and took part in local talent competitions. In 1954, his family moved to Weatherford, Texas, where he formed a band with two classmates, Jim and Ken Galbraith. They played at school events, but during one of the events their show was stopped because of sexually stimulating movements on stage. Instead, the group played locally, and in 1955 they were offered a deal with King Records, who released their debut single'If I Had Me A Woman'.

Alan Freed and Sixties Country

Soon after, Alan Freed heard the group and invited them to play on his 1956 Christmas radio special. Curtis returned to Weatherford in 1957 to finish school and became a disc jockey in Seoul, Korea after joining the military. After his return in 1960 he continued his work as a DJ in the South and released several albums; his 1968 release,'The Sunshine Man', appeared at number 35 on the U.S. country album charts.

Rockabilly - Rollin' Rock Records

When Rockabilly became more and more popular in the 70s, he started recording with Ray Campi and signed with Ronnie Weiser's Rollin' Rock Records. In 1970 Mac Curtis had two hits on the Billboard Hot Country Songs-Chart with'Early In The Morning' (#35) and'Honey, Don't' (#43). He was still active as a singer in the 1980s and 1990s. He was later inducted into the Rockabilly Hall of Fame.

He died on September 16, 2013 at the age of 74 after being injured in a car accident a month earlier and subsequently rehabilitating in a nursing home.

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The Mac Curtis Singles Collection 1956-1965 (CD) Mac Curtis: The Mac Curtis Singles Collection 1956-1965 (CD) Art-Nr.: CDBLR33192

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(Bluelight Records) 33 Tracks - 28 Page Booklet Although best known for his 1950's rockabilly recordings - the frenziest of the era - Mac Curtis' country recordings are equally as good. The very last album he released in 2011, 'Songs I...
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Grandaddy's Rockin' (LP) Mac Curtis: Grandaddy's Rockin' (LP) Art-Nr.: LPKAY5046

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(Kay) 14 tracks - Rockabilly recorded for Syd Nathan's 'King' between 1956 and 1958
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Rock Me (LP) Mac Curtis: Rock Me (LP) Art-Nr.: LPMF047

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(1987/Magnum Force) 12 tracks - re-release of the 1978 Rollin' Rock album! Last copies!
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Rockabilly Uprising - The Best Of Mac Curtis (LP) Mac Curtis: Rockabilly Uprising - The Best Of Mac Curtis (LP) Art-Nr.: LPHT6601

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(1997/HMG) 19 tracks (Rollin' Rock master) This collection features 19 tracks that Curtis cut in the '70s for rockabilly collector Rockin' Ronnie Weiser's Rollin' Rock label with Ray Campi overdubbed on electric guitar, standup bass and...
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Early In The Morning (CD) Mac Curtis: Early In The Morning (CD) Art-Nr.: CDBLR3367

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(1999/BLUELIGHT) 12 tracks 1970/71. The legendary 1970 Nashville Country Session with DJ. Fontana, Lloyd Greene, Charly McCoy ao. Super Bit Mapping - great sound LAST COPIES! DELETED!
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The Rollin' Rock Recordings, Vol.2 (CD) Mac Curtis: The Rollin' Rock Recordings, Vol.2 (CD) Art-Nr.: CDPART692002

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(2014/Part) 26 tracks 1972-79 (59:41), the second volume of the fantastic Ronnie Weiser produced Rollin' Rock recordings by Mac Curtis who died way too early in 2013. Amazing 24 page booklet of rare pics, memorabilia plus notes by Paul...
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Blue Jean Heart (CD) Mac Curtis: Blue Jean Heart (CD) Art-Nr.: CDCR264

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CD on CHARLY RECORDS by Mac Curtis - Blue Jean Heart (CD)
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The Rollin' Rock Recordings Vol.1 Mac Curtis: The Rollin' Rock Recordings Vol.1 Art-Nr.: CDPART692001

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(2012/PART) 25 tracks 1973 & 1975, the first part of the complete recordings for Ronny Weiser's Rollin' Rock label! 12 page booklet.
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Songs I Wish I Wrote Mac Curtis: Songs I Wish I Wrote Art-Nr.: BLR331471

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Songs I Wish I Wrote (2011) Mac Curtis: Songs I Wish I Wrote (2011) Art-Nr.: CDBLR33147

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(2011/BLUELIGHT) 13 tracks (34:24) classic Country material, recorded in Finland in 2010/2011.
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Mac Curtis And Phil Friendly - Live At The Cruise Inn...plus (DVD) Mac Curtis: Mac Curtis And Phil Friendly - Live At The... Art-Nr.: DVDC1964

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(2007/Rarity) PAL, Code 0, 4:3, Color, Stereo, 145 Min., 39 tracks plus exclusive Mac Curtis interview and Phil Friendly TV special featuring Glen Glenn!
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Blue Jean Heart (CD) Mac Curtis: Blue Jean Heart (CD) Art-Nr.: CDK6011

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(King/GML) 19 tracks - The King Masters 1956-57 (45:22) discography and notes by Bill Millar
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