Duo US originaire de Louisa (Kentucky). Leslie (né en 1917) et George (né en 1910), les "York Brothers" firent leurs débuts en 1939 à Detroit (Michigan). Ils signent avec Bullet (46), puis passe chez Fortune (49), King (51) et Decca Records (57). Pionniers du Hillbilly Boogie et du Rockabilly, le frères York ont passé quarante années au service de la Country Music.

DISCOGRAPHY

Singles

01/1947 SP BULLET 618 (US) Hamtramck Mama / My Tears Will Never Make You Change
10/1949 SP FORTUNE 120 (US) Hamtramack Mama / Highland Park Girl
06/1951 SP KING 970 (US) Sixty Minute Man / Lookin' For Somebody New
05/1955 SP KING 1468 (US) Mohawk Squaw / These Haunting Years
07/1955 SP KING 45-1488 (US) Don't Take It So Hard / Pretty Little Thing
10/1957 SP DECCA 9-30473 (US) Everybody's Tryin' To Be My Baby / I Want My Baby Back

Albums

1958 LP 12" KING 586 (US) 16 FAVORITES, VOLUME 1 - Tightwad / My Prayer Tonight / Love Sweet Love / When You Want A Little Lovin' / Two Loves In One Night / These Haunting Years / Mohawk Squaw / Deep Within My Heart / Baby I'm Lost Without You / Kentucky / Tremblin' / Twirly Whirly / Chicken Blues / River Of Tears / Don't Leave Me With The Yum Yum Blues / House With No Windows
1958 LP 12" KING 591 (US) 16 FAVORITES, VOLUME 2 - I Get The Blues In The Springtime / Tennessee Tango / Baby Come On Home / Pretty Little Tattle Tale / Hurts Me To My Heart / You're My Every Dream Come True / If You Hadn't Told Me The First Lie / Mister Midnight / Why Don't You Open The Door / Two Sides To Every Story / Take A Number / Pretty Little Thing / Don't Take It So Hard / Hard Way / Ever Since We Met / Blue River
1963 LP 12" KING 820 (US) 16 GREAT COUNTRY AND WESTERN HITS
03/2000 CD COLLECTOR CLCD 2861 (NL) DETROIT IN THE 40'S AND 50'S - VOL. ONE - Going To The Shindig / Mountain Rosa Lee / You're The One / Let's Talk Our Troubles Over / It Taint No Good / Highland Park Girl / Hamtramck Mama / Detroit Hula Girl / Gambler's Blues / Going Home / I Ain't No Good / New Mississippi River Blues / It Ain't No Good / Motor City Boogie / Lookin' For Somebody New / Saint Joseph's High School Bounce / Gravy Train / Sixty Minute Man / I'm Coming Back Home To Stay / Chicken Blues / That's Why I'm Crying All The Time / Don't Leave Me With The Yum Yum Blues / Tremblin' / Lakewood And John Marshall Blues / Love Sweet Love / You Get Mad / Mr. Midnight / Pretty Little Thing
09/2005 CD CATTLE 251 (DE) HAMTRACK MAMA
06/2006 CD ACE 1103 (UK) LONG TIME GONE - Motor City Boogie / I'm Coming Back Home To Stay / Kill Her With Kindness / Long Time Gone / Gravy Train / Life Can Never Be The Same / Let's Don't Sleep Again / Long Gone / You Won My Heart With A Song / New Mississippi River Blues / If I Knew I'd Never Lose You / It Ain't No Good / Let's Talk Our Troubles Over / Traveling Man [take 6] / You're The One / Nothing But The Blues / Road Of Sadness / I Don't Want No Part Of You / Mountain Rosa Lee / They Laid My Darling Away / Riding And Singing My Song / I Wish I Had Of Known / Motor City Boogie / Traveling Man

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