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"The Talking Boogie"
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Plays Guitar Like a Piano #2

It is shocking and sad what little footage exists of James Richard “Dickie“ Phillips that shows his unorthodox method of playing the electric guitar.  Here is the *only clip on YouTube that shows Dickie Phillips playing with Tex Williams And His Western Caravan — note how he places the guitar

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"Town Hall Boogie"
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Joe Maphis Also Had a Doubleneck

Joe Maphis – “The King of the Strings” – was the ace picker of the top-notch house band at Town Hall Party, ( a radio and television show filmed in Compton and broadcast over the West Coast airwaves in the 1950s.  The success of the Friday and Saturday night broadcasts

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