Tommy Trent, from “Paper Boy Boogie” to “A Mile To The Mail Box”: an Arkie Hillbilly boogie boy (1952-1965)

Tommy Trent is an unknown artist among the thousands who tried to make up during the ’50s. He had only a hit in 1952, the justly acclaimed « Paper Boy Boogie », which apparently attracted a little attention : it was covered the same year by a singer of star status, Texas Bill Strength, on Coral. But this is only a small part of his interesting story. (more…)