Chanteur et guitariste Rockabilly US né Joe D. Chastain en 1933 à Ennid (Texas). Jody Chastain a participé à la grande épopée du Rockabilly en jouant de la steel guitar avec Charlie Feathers et Eddie Bond. Il avait commencé sa carrière en 1954 dans le groupe Western Swing d'Eddie Bond. Jody a enregistré en solo pour Kay Records (58). Il est décédé en 1999.

Jody was born Joe D. Chastain in 1933 in Ennid, Texas. He played with early rockabilly Eddie Bond's band, The Stompers, and wrote the rockabilly great Boppin' Bonnie for Bond. Jody later played with Fuller Todd before becoming associated with Charlie Feathers and Jerry Huffman as The Musical Warriors. When Feathers transformed his band from country to rockabilly, Jody changed from steel guitar to string bass, and Jerry Huffman took over lead guitar. The Musical Warriors played gigs together throughout the midsouth. Charlie, Jody, and Jerry wrote and recorded the famous Tongue-Tied Jill. It was released by Meteor Records (you can see/hear this here at Rare Records Net) On June 23, 1958, the Kay music label released a 45 rpm rockabilly record containing Jody Chastain's My My and Jody's Beat. It is deceased in 1999.

Talents : Singer, Guitar, Steel Guitar

Style musical : Traditional Country, Rockabilly

MY MY (1958)

JODY'S BEAT (1958)

Years in activity :

1910 20 30 40 50 60 70 80 90 2000


Single & EP

06/1958 SP KAY 1002 (US) . My My / Jody's Beat (instr.)
1994 EP NORTON EP-028 (US) Charly FEATHERS & Jody CHASTAIN - JUNGLE FEVER - Jungle Fever (Charly FEATHERS) / Why Don't You (CCharly FEATHERS) / Jody's Beat (Jody CHASTAIN) / My My (Jody CHASTAIN)

Unissued Tracks

195? Unissued Bright Moon
195? Unissued I've Waited Too Long Too Late

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