[* Joe Goldmark challenges the veracity of the claim with regard to Speedy West]
This musical roll call of fleet-fingered axe-pickers was recorded in 1958 and released on Starday in 7-inch as well as 12-inch form.
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If you’ve never seen Thumbs Carllile play, then you’re really in for a treat. As it turns out, Stanley Jordan wasn’t the first person to approach playing the guitar like a piano. Check out this exhilarating version of “Li’l Liza Jane” from Bill Wemberly & His Country RhythmBoys, featuring the dual guitar wizardry of Thumbs Carllile and Curly Chalker from Red Foley’s “Ozark Jubilee” TV show.