Category Archives: Elvis

That Big Ol’ Sun Just Keeps On Shining

By Buster Fayte, Featured Author, Sad Man’s Tongue While there have been far bigger record companies, it’s safe to say that no  record company in history has ever had as formative an influence on the world of  rock and roll … Continue reading

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Rockabilly Giants Formed the Million Dollar Quartet

By Buster Fayte, Featured Author, Sad Man’s Tongue On an auspicious Tuesday in early December, 1956, four of the greatest rock  and roll musicians ever met in the Memphis Recording Services Studios (home of  the famed Sun Records company) for … Continue reading

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Gotta Have That Rockabilly Look – Really?

By Buster Fayte, Featured Author, Sad Man’s Tongue On my blog recently there’s been a discussion starting about the “rules” of  being a modern rockabilly band. In one of my posts I admitted that when I first  started playing in … Continue reading

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Nun who once starred opposite Elvis is subject of fascinating documentary

Written by Jack Garner, Featured Writer, Democrat & Chronicle Dolores Hart was a young actress of the 1950s who projected a certain clean-cut goodness. It made her the perfect counterpoint to the bad-boy aspects of Elvis Presley’s persona in two … Continue reading

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Rockabilly and Tragedy Seem to Have Gone Hand in Hand

By Buster Fayte, Featured Author, Sad Man’s Tongue With all of the joy that has sprung from rockabilly music, it’s sometimes  difficult to fathom the tragedy that seems to have plagued the early pioneers.  Many of the greatest rockabilly artists … Continue reading

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Hunka Hunka Burnin’ Love Tart

by Sad Man’s Tongue So as we look for a location and plan the menu for ”Sad Man’s Tongue Rockabilly Bar & Bistro – Prague”, we keep a look out for recipes and unusual dishes. So today lets talk dessert and … Continue reading

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My Top 10 Most Influential Rock ‘N’ Roll Pioneers

by Pat Gallagher, Free lance Writer, Huffington Post Rock and roll — what a concept. The pillars of uptight communities all across Northern America back in the ’50s were yelling, “Rock and roll has got to go!” In their distorted … Continue reading

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Elvis’ ‘Graceland’ Deal: 55 Years Ago for $1,000 Down

By Teke Wiggin, Featured Writer, AOL.com Just over 55 years ago, Elvis Presley pulled off a rocking purchase for his parents: He bought them a 14-acre Memphis mansion known as “Graceland.” The pop-culture icon, who had already bought one home … Continue reading

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Rare Elvis Presley Acetate Recordings from His Hollywood Movies Have Been Discovered by The Rare Collections

Tyler, TX, March 22, 2012 –(PR.com)– Rare Elvis Presley Acetate Recordings from his Hollywood movies have been discovered by The Rare Collections. The collection features movie studio recordings of songs from the Elvis Presley movies; Follow That Dream (1962), Kid … Continue reading

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Brian Setzer talks Setzer Goes Instru-Mental! track-by-track

MusicRadar.com does a great repeating series called track by track, where they interview a band or artist on their current album release and go through each song, as it says, track by track. Below is their interview with brian Setzer, … Continue reading

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