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Q&A with Wanda Jackson: Queen of Rockabilly

    by Scott Mervis,  Featured Writer, Pittsburgh Post Gazette   In 1960, she had a hit with “Let’s Have a Party,” and now more than a half-century later, Wanda Jackson, the Queen of Rockabilly and Elvis Presley’s onetime tour … Continue reading

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Lemmy Klimster, Joe Bonamassa, and Earl Slick to Honor Chuck Berry

  by Russell Hall, Featured Writer, Gibson.Com   Joe Bonamassa, Earl Slick and Lemmy Kilmister are among those set to perform when the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame pays tribute to Chuck Berry at this year’s annual American Music … Continue reading

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James Burton: The Teen Who Invented American Guitar

You can listen to the story and hear James Burton’s great Guitar licks here as well. by Ed Ward, Featured Writer, NPR Music What were you doing when you were 16? When he was 16, James Burton was inventing the … 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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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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