Category Archives: Johnny Cash

Rockabilly Music Explored Uncharted Territory

By Buster Fayte Having sprung from very familiar and comfortable roots, rockabilly music took off in a completely new and unexpected direction. The musicians of rockabilly were making things up as they went along. There was no plan for how … Continue reading

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Social Distortion to Rock Yo Punk Asses in Portland & Seattle

by Holly Homan, Featured Writer, East Portland Blog Social Distortion, part Sex Pistols, Part Ramones and a heavy slathering of Johnny Cash are coming to Portland (4/10 & 4/12 at Roseland Theater) and Seattle (4/13 at the Paramount) to whip … Continue reading

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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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Rockabilly Essentials: Musicians You Need 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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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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Remembering music legend Johnny Cash

by Kerry Dexter, Featured Writer, USA Today Johnny Cash: musician, activist, songwriter, a man whose music resonated through the years of his long career across country, music, folk, Americana, rock and roll, rockabilly, and gospel, and whose influence has been … 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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What Makes a Great Rockabilly Song?

By Buster Fayte, Featured Author, Sad Man’s Tongue As a song writer, I’ve written many rockabilly songs. Some of them have been  fairly good (in my opinion!), some admittedly not so great. Many of my songs  I’ve played in live … Continue reading

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Obscure Rockabilly Musicians Beat Around the Edges

By Buster Fayte, Featured Author, Sad Man’s Tongue I suppose you could say that rockabilly itself is obscure, but even many of  us who know and love the wild form of early rock and roll music really know only  the … 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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