Tag Archives: Carl Perkins

Rockabilly: Rock and Roll’s Primitive Form

By Buster Fayte, Featured Author, Sad Man’s Tongue It’s been almost 60 years since music that could be called rock and roll  first started hitting the radio airwaves. Rock music has taken an amazing number  of twists, turns, and alternate … Continue reading

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Johnny Cash’s Rockabilly Path Led In a Different Direction

By Buster Fayte, Featured Author, Sad Man’s Tongue When Elvis changed everything in 1954 with his recording of “That’s All  Right” he charted a definite path for rockabilly music. Many artists that came  after Elvis followed the trail he blazed … 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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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 Music Earns a Permanent Place In Rock and Roll History

By Buster Fayte, Featured Author, Sad Man’s Tongue It wasn’t always a given, but rockabilly music has earned a permanent spot in  the rock and roll spotlight. Today’s rockabilly acts not only keep the genre  alive, but they keep it … Continue reading

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Rockabilly and Moderation Don’t Mix!

By Buster Fayte, Featured Author, Sad Man’s Tongue Some forms of music benefit from a bit of judiciously applied moderation.  Classical music’s ebbs and flows build emotion, tension, and release. Many folk  songs are brilliantly understated and thus work in … Continue reading

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The Obscuritones – CD review

by Miriam , Featured Writer, Rockabilly Online The Obscuritones, a 6 piece band from London (UK), playing close harmonies and rockin’ rhythm. They prefer to call it fifties rockabilly, surf and garage like the Andrew Sisters singing with the Stray Cats … Continue reading

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Social Distortion at Fox Theatre Pomona, Feb. 17, 2012 Review

By Tina Dhamija, Featured Writer, OC Weekly For as far back as this OC music fan can remember, the ultimate way to cap off a long week of slacking working for the man has always been to rock the fuck … 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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