Category Archives: Elvis

Lemmy’s Top 10 rockabilly records

In an Interview lemmy Klimister did with Jon Bosso of Mucic Radar.com, Lemmy tells us what his top 10 rockabilly songs are, and here they are; 1. Carl Perkins – Right String Baby But The Wrong Yo-Yo (1957) 2. Carl … Continue reading

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Warhol’s Double Elvis (1963) Expected to Fetch $50 Million

By Theimproper, Featured Wrter, The Improper Arts Elvis Presley has been worth more dead than he ever was in his lifetime, but the late pop artist Andy Warhol could send the King of Rock through the stratosphere. A Warhol painting … Continue reading

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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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History of Banned Rock Via Greenlight Rockabilly

From our friends over at Greenlight Rockabilly here’s a little bit of banned rock history. Be sure to check out their Facebook page here, and their web page here at Green light Memorabilia Works Store 1957 Jimmy Dee and The … Continue reading

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Rockabilly Rages Strong Almost 60 Years Later

By Buster Fayte, Featured Author, Sad Man’s Tongue When Sam Phillips opened up the Memphis Recording Service studios on Union  Street in Memphis, Tennessee and started his own independent record label, Sun  Records, 60 years ago, he could not have … Continue reading

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Why Does Rockabilly Music Move You?

By Buster Fayte, Featured Author, Sad Man’s Tongue If you’re like me, whenever you hear a good rockabilly song, you have to  smile. There’s something about rockabilly that makes you feel good in a way that  no other musical genre … Continue reading

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Rockabilly’s Sun Studios Influenced the Lives of Virtually All Fans of Rock and Roll

By Buster Fayte, Featured Author, Sad Man’s Tongue Whether they know it or not, virtually every fan of rock music from the 50s  straight through to today has felt the influence of the tiny Memphis-based  record company Sun Studios. Started … Continue reading

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Five Starday Rockabilly Recordings That You Should Listen To

By Buster Fayte, Featured Author, Sad Man’s Tongue Starday Records was mainly a country and western label when the rockabilly  craze hit in 1954. Seeing an opportunity to cash in on the new music craze,  Starday signed many rockabilly artists. … Continue reading

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Five Obscure Rockabilly Classics You Should Know

By Buster Fayte, Featured Author, Sad Man’s Tongue One of the ways to have the most fun with rockabilly is to seek out the  obscure artists and songs. OK, it’s true: rockabilly is a pretty obscure genre  as it is–most … Continue reading

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Rebel Style In The 50′s

By Max Gibson, Fresh Jive New advances in technology and in financial services, including credit cards, spurred the rise of materialism throughout America. Mass-produced clothing became a popular choice. In many instances, conformity prevailed as conservative attire was embraced by … Continue reading

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