Ben Wasson: Spirit of Rockabilly, 60's style arrangements, flavored with country and blues! Ben Wasson: Spirit of Rockabilly, 60's style arrangements, flavored with country and blues!
Together Again

I was on an L.A. label at the time.  Both “Goodbye Sunshine” and “Lonely Much To Long” had recently made Billboard.   One of the labels executives, suggested I might want to visit Buck Owens studio in Bakersfield, while in the area.    “They were getting some fantastic sounds on their cuts”.  (Whether he owned all, or…

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Journeys Beginning

The north Atlantic can be a wicked mistress, and we had been bouncing around on her cold tree top waves for several weeks. The aircraft carrier, Intrepid, on which I served as a radar man, was in need of repair, and heading for the Brooklyn Naval Yards. (I was never so glad to have my…

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Just Another Misty Night

I had been invited to spend Christmas at Kiawah , a sea island on the Atlantic coast, 15 miles south of Charleston, South Carolina. A lovely place, and with a population of a little over a thousand, traffic congestion was not a problem. The island has a long and colorful history, Wikipedia mentions that it…

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