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Rockabilly Gems Emerge From the Depths of Obscurity

By Buster Fayte, Featured Author, Sad Man’s Tongue Rockabilly music maintains a level of obscurity as a genre. To those of us  who love rockabilly and listen to lots of rockabilly songs, it’s easy to forget  that many people don’t … 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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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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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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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 Cat Carl Perkins’ Influence Stretches Beyond His Music

By Buster Fayte, Featured Author, Sad Man’s Tongue Carl Perkins, “the godfather of rockabilly,” not only brought joy to millions  with his music, but he also made a huge difference in the lives of many on a  smaller, more intimate … Continue reading

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Rockabilly Essentials: Female Artists You Have to Know About

By Buster Fayte, Featured Author, Sad Man’s Tongue Many people assume women played an insignificant role in the birth of  rockabilly and rock and roll since they’re often overlooked. Absolutely not so!  Several women were instrumental in those formative years … Continue reading

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Rockabilly, legends rock on in book

By Rick Smith, Featured Writer, Go San Angelo In the foreword to his book “The Rockabilly Legends,” Jerry Naylor tells us he was 15 when “an untamed force unlike anything I had ever experienced” changed him forever. “It was 1954,” … Continue reading

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Rockabilly Women Add Spice to Rock and Roll History

By Buster Fayte, Featured Author, SadMansTongue.Com When you think of rock and roll pioneers, you probably mostly think of men  like Elvis Presley, Gene Vincent, Eddie Cochran, Buddy Holly, Jerry Lee Lewis,  and others. But women played a significant roll … Continue reading

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