Alton (Lott) lived there then, working at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, so we lived in the same household. The singer is Joe Manuel, radio performer and emcee of the Saturday Night Jamboree in Memphis.
The date of this demo recording is not clear, but it was probably made in the middle of the 1950s when Slim was resident in Memphis.
Slim's lyrics are in the best tradition of country laments about cheating partners, by they contain a humorous and lighthearted approach that lifts the song out the ordinary.enlisted in the United States Navy.
Stationed in San Diego, California, he saw Gene Vincent, and formed an onbase band, the Jim Bobs, with two guys named Bob.
he announced that he was the man who had taught Elvis Presley to play guitar, and proceeded to leave on tape fifteen demo songs.
Sam Phillips was away at the time, so the singer left a temporary address, 951 Peabody Street, Memphis, and a message at the end of the tape... These songs was written by Trice Garner and Lee Ausborn".