Tag Archives: Johnny Cash

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: 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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All Hail the Queen of Rockabilly

by Alysia Gray Painter, Featured Writer, NBC Bay Area The legendary Wanda Jackson will headline a Johnny Cash tribute. ROCKABILLY CENTRAL: Calling the annual Tribute to Johnny Cash just a concert isn’t correct. If you’ve been to the Ventura-based summertime … 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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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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Chris Isaak: Beyond the Sun – review

by Caroline Sullivan, Featured Writer, The Guardian Every musician has an album they’ve “always wanted to make”, and this is Chris Isaak’s: a 19-track behemoth of (mainly) Sun Records covers, executed so faithfully that they could have been mouldering in … Continue reading

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Review: The Reverend Horton Heat at the Odgen, 1/28/12

by Jon Solomon, Featured Writer, WestWord.com Just in case anyone forgot how long the Reverend Horton Heat has been around, he reminded everyone during the first 45 minutes of his show the Ogden Theatre Saturday night by playing a song … Continue reading

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Rockabilly and rock’n’roll with Laine Lane

by KATE TARALA, Featured Writer, The Herald LANIE Lane can write songs with her eyes closed. Literally. She wrote her runaway hit Oh Well, That’s What You Get Falling In Love With A Cowboy in her sleep. ‘‘I woke up … Continue reading

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