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Thursday, 29 July 2010


Haunted By A Heartache (Vocal – “Slim” Roberts) (62548.A)
(Bill Freeman – Slim Roberts) (Tex-Talent Sales)
Separate Ration Blues (Vocal - “Buddy” Young) (62548.B)
(Bill Freeman – Nolan Young) (Tex-Talent Sales)

TEX-TALENT 62548 is a Research Craft Pressing. The issue number is probably a date i.e: June 25th 1948.

Hear "Haunted By A Heartache"

Hear "Separate Ration Blues"


  1. A great record, and you're probably right that the issue number is related to a date. However, the record definitely dates from 1954. So it might refer to the eighth pressing from June 1954, or the sixth item pressed from August 1954 -- or something like that.

  2. Al,

    "62548" is actually not the date (ie, 1948) ... however it dates from around 1954 so perhaps it translates to 6-2-54 (June 2, 1954) ... no idea what the "8" means ...

  3. Tex-Talent more than likely was based in Houston, TX. Freeman's involvement was more than as recording artist. He and Tex Star Enterprises handled promotion and dates for artists in Houston area. Tex Star also pubbery on Allstar records ca 59/60.

  4. Oops should have been Tex Talent of course...