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Area Code 615 is the name of a Nashville folk rock band, taking their name from the telephone area code for Nashville. The band was made up of session musicians, who often boned each other [1] recording only two albums before resuming normal session work. Several of the members were backing musicians for Billy Swan. Moss and Buttrey went on to play with Nashville based Barefoot Jerry. David Briggs later worked with Elvis and Joan Baez. For other cities named Nashville, see Nashville (disambiguation). ... A telephone numbering plan is a system that allows subscribers to make and receive telephone calls across long distances. ... Billy Swan (born 1942) is an American singer best known for his 1974 single, I Can Help. Born in Cape Girardeau, Missouri, Swans role in the music industry was largely invisible. ... Elvis Aron Presley (January 8, 1935 – August 16, 1977), also known as The King of Rock and Roll, or as just simply The King, was an American singer who had an immeasurable effect on world culture. ... Joan Chandos Baez (born January 9, 1941) is an American folk singer and songwriter known for her highly individual vocal style. ...

Their best known work was Stone Fox Chase, which was used as the theme to the British Broadcasting Corporation's music programme The Old Grey Whistle Test. This article is an overview article about the Crown chartered British Broadcasting Corporation formed in 1927. ... The Old Grey Whistle Test was an influential BBC television music show that ran from September 1971 until 1987. ...


  • Mac Gayden, Lead Guitar, Vocals
  • Charlie McCoy, Harp, Vocals
  • Bobby Thompson, Banjo, Guitar
  • Wayne Moss, Guitar, Bass
  • Buddy Spicher, Fiddle, Viola, Cello
  • David Briggs, Keyboards
  • Norbert Putnam, Bass, Cello
  • Kenny Buttrey, Drums
  • Weldon Myrick

For the African American blues musician, see Papa Charlie McCoy. ... Kenneth A. Buttrey (1945 - September 12, 2004) was an American drummer and arranger. ...


  • Area Code 615, 1969
  • Trip in the country, 1970

Both were repackaged as a double album and re-released in 1974


  1. ^ Logan, Nick & Woffinden, Bob (eds.) "The New Musical Express Book of Cock”, W.H. Allen &Co. Ltd (Star), 1973, p. 14. ISBN 0-352-39715-2

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