Jimmy Bryant (March 5, 1925 – September 22, 1980) was a prominent American session guitarist. He was billed as "The Fastest Guitar in the Country". The Web's Largest Resource for. Music, Songs & Lyrics. A Member Of The STANDS4 Network.
Jimmy Bryant (guitar) and Speedy West (pedal steel) recorded incredible instrumental duets during the Fifties that still sound amazing, but Bryant also released some great, overlooked albums on his own during the Sixties. Down Yonder from the aptly titled Fastest Guitar in the Country album downplays his usual jazzy flourishes in favor of genuine country twang played in Bryant’s inimitable lightning fast style. Bonus points for the ultra-cool Voxmobile on the cover, which Batmobile and Dragula designer George Barris built for Bryant.
Here at last is the album that christened Jimmy Bryant with the distinct moniker of "Fastest Guitar in the Country. While Bryant’s recordings with West established him as a fretboard genius, it was the 1967 release of The Fastest Guitar in the Country that left the disc jockey world wondering if his lighting speed was legitimate. Naysayers were left in awe as they witnessed Bryant’s dizzying technique at a DJ convention in Nashville.
Listen to music from Jimmy Bryant like Railroadin', Something's Coming & more. Find the latest tracks, albums, and images from Jimmy Bryant. Jimmy Bryant (March 5, 1925 – September 22, 1980) was a prominent American session guitarist. Biography: Ivy J. Bryant, Jr. was born in Moultrie, Georgia, the oldest of 12 children.
|A1||Twelfth Street Rag||1:40|
|A2||Little Rock Getaway||1:50|
|A6||Orange Blossom Special||2:25|
|B2||Indiana (Back Home Again In Indiana)||2:00|
|LP 12360||Jimmy Bryant||The Fastest Guitar In The Country (LP, Album)||Imperial||LP 12360||US||1967|
|LP 5407||Jimmy Bryant||The Fastest Guitar In The Country (LP, Album, RE, 180)||Sundazed Music||LP 5407||US||2012|