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Tag: Mack Vickery

"Alabama Women's Prison Blues"
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First Women’s Prison Album?

As C. Eric Banister writes in Johnny Cash FAQ:  All That’s Left to Know About the Man in Black: Johnny Cash made history by being the first major artist to record an album in a prison.  Other country and blues artists followed:  Mack Vickery with Live at the Alabama Women’s

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"Just Can't Be That Way"
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Weapons of Peace – Kill With Kindness

Weapons of Peace would spend their entire recording career on Playboy Records, interestingly enough. Robert Pruter at Chicago Soul, writes — Playboy Records was part of Hugh Hefner‘s Playboy empire and aspired to be an all-around label recording rock, country, and rhythm and blues.  Although headquartered in Los Angeles, Playboy

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