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Merle Travis, Strictly Guitar

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Merle Travis, Strictly Guitar

Audio CD

Disk ID: 1552430

Disk length: 24m 52s (11 Tracks)

Original Release Date: 1967

Label: Unknown

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“Strictly Guitar” Tracks & Durations

1. Heart of My Heart 2:13
2. Lazy River 2:27
3. Guitar Rag 2:15
4. Dance of the Goldenrod 2:20
5. Cuddle Up a Little Closer 2:44
6. Cannonball Rag 2:06
7. Ma, He's Making Eyes at Me 1:58
8. I'll See You in My Dreams 1:58
9. Gotta Have My Baby Back 2:59
10. Way Down Yonder in New Orleans 2:21
11. Fisher's Hornpipe 1:24

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Guitar legend Merle Travis—the man who wrote Tennessee Ernie Ford's 1955 smash "Sixteen Tons"—was a fretboard master dubbed "the most original guitarist ever" by his peers. Strictly Guitar finds Travis re-visiting classics of the '20s and '30s—the stuff he cut his teeth on—in a purely instrumental set that will intrigue and enlighten anyone searching for the headwaters of Country & Western music.