Category Archives: Elvis 1956

Rockabilly Music Gave The World Its Greatest Music Sensation

After 60 years or so of rock and roll history, it has certainly more true feelings. The Beatles, of course, immediately spring to mind. The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan goes on Bruce Springsteen, U2, and the list. But Elvis was … Continue reading

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Dig Rockabilly Music? 10 Ways to Tell Whether You Are a True Fan

By Buster Fayte, Featured Author, Sad Man’s Tongue You may have heard of rockabilly music and you may even think you like it.  You might even consider yourself quite the expert on the subject and boast  proudly that you are … Continue reading

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Rockabilly Essentials: Five Songs You Have to Know

By Buster Fayte, Featured Author, Sad Man’s Tongue With all of the amazing rockabilly music that has been created over the  years, trying to pick the “best songs” is next to impossible. Of course,  everyone has an opinion on the … Continue reading

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Rockabilly Essentials: Musicians You Have to Know About

By Buster Fayte, Featured Author, Sad Man’s Tongue If you’re new to rockabilly, or haven’t had much chance to explore the genre,  you may feel lost when the conversation turns to the early idols. If you want to  keep up … Continue reading

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Join Our Censorship Protest and Say Fuck You SOPA

Please take a few minutes to head over to americancensorship.org and take action. It only takes a few moments of your time to be an agent of change! by Jane Wells Have you been paying attention to all the hubbub … Continue reading

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Rockabilly’s Definitive Band Lineup

By Buster Fayte, Featured Author, Sad Man’s Tongue It seems that the modern rockabilly band lineup most commonly includes only a  singer/lead guitarist, an upright bass player, and a drummer. This sparse lineup  has everything you need: drums for the … Continue reading

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Elvis 1956: The Photographs Of Alfred Wertheimer, Part 2

Source: Alfred Wertheimer If you read our previous post, Elvis 1956: The Photographs Of Alfred Wertheimer, Part 1, then you know of this incredible exhibition travelling in the United States, sponsored by the Smithsonian Institution, of some incredible photos taken … Continue reading

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Elvis 1956: The Photographs Of Alfred Wertheimer, Part 1

1956 was pivotal year in America in many ways. Thrusting us into 1956 and beyond were the thrusting hips of Elvis Presley, which would change the music as well as the cultural scene in America as well as the rest … Continue reading

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