Mimi Roman – First Of The Brooklyn Cowgirls (2022)

Posted by Green on August 26, 2022as

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Although many country stars from the 50s and 60s have long faded into obscurity, Mimi Roman, for more than 60 years, has gently persisted in the hearts and minds of pure country, honky-tonk, and rockabilly fans around the world. But what makes Mimi different from many country stars from that “Golden Age” who now reside somewhere in anonymity? For many, the answer will be found in this special double album, The First Of The Brooklyn Cowgirls, which features newly released and restored personal acetates, publishing demos and radio and television transcriptions recorded during Mimi Roman’s career. Mimi’s story, like her voice, is remarkable. Joe Hopkins (music historian)

First Of The Brooklyn Cowgirls almost exclusively features unissued material. The double CD is sourced from one of a kind reels and acetates taken from Mimi’s personal collection. These tracks are almost as rare as a Jewish girl from Brooklyn singing country music in the ’50s & ’60s!

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