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Rockabilly queen gets fitting epitaph

By Hector Saldaña, Featured Writer, My San Antonio ’50s sensation Janis Martin and longtime fan record one last  album before her death. Musician Rosie  Flores‘ obsession is the rockabilly world’s gain. Her campaign to release the final album by the … Continue reading

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The final album by rockabilly legend Janis Martin to see the light of day

by AdamTogether, Featured Writer, Alt Sounds Cow Island Music to release The Blanco Sessions, funded by Kickstarter,  on September 18. Flores will embark on U.S. tour to perform Martin’s  songs. Janis Martin was one of the few female recording  artists … 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 star Rosie Flores books Janis Martin tribute concert at Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

By Michael Norman, The Plain Dealer Janis Martin, one of the unsung, early pioneers of rock ‘n’ roll, will get her props this month at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland in a special tribute … 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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