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"Kentucky Means Paradise" (1962)

"Ah, listen to that sound," Campbell sighs at the beginning of this Merle Travis cover, while an acoustic guitar twangs its way through some bluesy runs in the background. Released on his debut album, "Kentucky Means Paradise" sinks Campbell's roots deep into bluegrass and country territory. The band is top-notch, too, with Campbell trading guitar licks with Elvis Presley's eventual right-hand man, James Burton.