Central City, KY: the SUMMIT label (+ Royce) – 1958-1960

Since 1955, Central City’s WMTA radio showcased every Saturday night a live show named “The Saturday Jamboree“. Among the performers Royce Morgan can be found ; also Eddie Gaines from White Plains, Billy Harlan (the « I wanna bop » cat) on double-bass – in the late 50’s he also worked as disc-jockey on WMTA and WNES. Also Tag and Effie Willoughby, and Jimmy Piper. (more…)