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Radio Billy FM Presents – Rock Around With lOllie Vee 32

Here is a great set of tunes from our friends over at Radio Bill FM. You can listen in by clicking here. SONGS PLAYED » Buddy Holly – Rock Around With Ollie Vee The Blue Cats – Burnette The Blue … Continue reading

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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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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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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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It’s All Eddie Cochran’s Fault!

by Binky Philips, Featured Writer, The Huffington Post Okay, yeah, I know, that’s the guy who wrote “Summertime Blues,” right? Yeah, cool… uh… He’s that dude that 21st-century rockabilly fans worship as a deity. Inducted into the Rock’n’Roll Hall of … Continue reading

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5 reasons why Buddy Holly is still cool

Found another great article over at MusicRadar.com wich I am really starting to become a fan of. Be sure to check them out and below is a great post from them. Chris Vinnicombe, Featured Writer, MusicRadar.com 23rd February marked 53 years … 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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ALBUM REVIEW: Lee Rocker, ‘Night Train to Memphis’

By Peter Chianca / pchianca@wickedlocal.com Wicked Local North of Boston Brian Setzer may get all the press with his glitzy orchestra and holiday extravaganzas, but Stray Cats bassist Lee Rocker has been quietly amassing his own impressive body of work … Continue reading

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