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Old 30th June 2009
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Originally Posted by John Eppstein View Post
What? Some guy from Germany knows more about this than someone who grew up in Oklahoma in the '50s and '60s? My info comes direct from the small studios in the Oklahoma City area - home to guys like Conway Twitty and many more. I was just a little kid learning to play guitar at the time, but I was there!

I don't get how some guy from Europe gets the title "Mr. Rockabilly"!
George just gave me that title ... I don't really care about it.
But let me tell you this: this whole rock'n'roll thing started in the USA some 60 years ago, and we all know that it's almost everywhere now, not only in Oklahoma City. I neither call myself an expert nor Mr Rockabilly. But I started recording in 1989 and I was always interested in 50's/60's recording techniques. Until now I have recorded quite a few rock'n'roll, rockabilly, country, western swing and rhythm'n'blues acts, among others. I was born in the 70's, but I do know how the 50's sounded like, and I'm getting closer everyday.
Besides that, you're right with your other posts!
And by the way, I'm from Switzerland, not Germany.