Friday, April 30, 2010

Ernest Martin With The Norvel Brothers & O.C. Robbins



Ernest Martin With The Norvel Brothers & O.C. Robbins
A Martin Bluegrass Special E.P. 1019
RITE Pressing 4111/4112
Dayton, Ohio/Winchester, Kentucky 1960
Gabriel Blow Your Silver Trumpet / I Want To Live Humble / White Dove Of Peace / The Golden Crown

Ernest Martin recorded as many as thirteen 45's, three 78's, and eight albums, before calling it a career in 1986. Born January 27th, 1914 in Clay City, Kentucky, Martin spent alot of time in the Hamilton, Dayton and Middletown areas of Ohio. Almost exclusively a gospel artist, his recordings feature wonderful "rockabilly" style guitar playing courtesy of Bob Norvel. If this sound interests you, check out the BRITISH ARCHIVE OF COUNTRY MUSIC CDD 152 "Ernest Martin And His Gospel Melody Makers" from the U.K.



I Want To Live Humble

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