Product Dimensions: 8”x10” photo in 11”x14” matte
Author/Artist: Center for Southern Folklore Archives
In 1932 Slim Rhodes and his two brothers formed a pop group while they were still in high school. They played small venues like local country fairs. Working in a country format Rhodes became known for songs he wrote like Skunk Hollow Boogie and Memphis Bounce. Slim Rhodes and his Mountaineers were given a show on WMC Radio in 1944. The show became a popular weekly Saturday television show on WMCT. Sun Recording Company signed a recording contract with the band in the 1950s.