Thursday, April 04, 2013

Record #0316: Almost Persuaded / Back Up and Push – BILL BLACK’S COMBO

Hi 2291 (original, promo) USA, Aug. 1975
Music by:  Side ABilly Sherrill, Glenn Sutton; Side B – Larry Rogers, Bob Tucker, Gil Michael
Musicians: Bob Tucker (guitar) others unknown
Recording sessions: Produced by Larry Rogers and Bob Tucker in Memphis, TN, 1975 (?)
Highest chart positions:  Side B – US Country #84

Elvis’ original bass player, Bill Black formed his own band in 1959. Black died of a brain tumor in 1965, but his widow sold Bob Tucker and Larry Rogers the right to use the name “Bill Black’s Combo”. 

List price:  Very Good+ is $2, Near Mint is $4. Promos not listed.

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