Greenville, S. Carolina, 1961: the KALL Record Company

Kall Record Company – Greenville, South Carolina . The little known Kall Records are pretty much a forgotten label owned I believe by Alan Riddle . They were producing some good Country/Honkytonk/Gospel records from 1960 onwards but only ten releases are known and...

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« The Wild Side Of Life », a minor Hillbilly classic

On December 11, 1951, the well-established Honky tonk singer HANK THOMPSON (« Humpty dumpty boogie » on Capitol for example, and before that on Modern, Globe and Blue Bonnet) cut in Los Angeles an all-time classic, « The Wild Side Of Life » (Capitol 1942). It was an...

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