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Big Easy Street Sounds

Earl and Tommy (Chopsley) George
Photo Gallery
Gone but not Forgotten
Hangin' Out
Hey, Mr. D.J.
Swamp Poppin' Photo Gallery
Earl Stanley

Text and photo courtesy Earl Stanley.

'Tommy George played guitar with the Saxons, and made one of my favorite guitar instrumentals with them titled "Tangle Weed," which I hope to record in the future. 
As teenagers Tommy and I would sit around and exchange ideas.  He loved showing me new chords that he would learn on the guitar. 
He played fine guitar, and played very well.  I learned many nice guitar chords from him. 
He was a very quiet spoken, and a heck of a nice guy.  I guess you could say he was a "gentle giant."'

Photo courtesy Earl Stanley.


'Outside Seasaint Studios on
Climatus Street.
Getting ready to record with Wayne Tschantz on a Richie Ladner recording session.  Tommy and I both played guitar.
It was our one and only recording session together, I wish there would have been more.
It was a great time recording with Tommy and Wayne.  Wayne was my dear friend and I would go to his house often and visit.
We also worked together with Kathy Savoy.'


The Saxons