The only known picture of Mike Simpson | Audiophile USA | tc137
An early release on the Argo label (5258) was “Argo Rock”/”Cuban Twilight” by the Mike Simpson Orchestra. The recording was issued in 1956. Mike Simpson was an orchestra leader who subsequently recorded a number of LPs for Mercury and other labels. He was a Dixie-band jazz musician who had served with the US Army in World War Two, and who had also been a farmer.