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Rockabilly Guitarists Rank Well Among The All Time Greats

By Buster Fayte , Featured Writer, Sad Man’s Tongue One of the hallmarks of great rockabilly is the flashy guitar work featured on so many recordings. Although the original rockabilly guitarists weren’t playing like the metal shredders of today, their … Continue reading

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Elvis Presley: Birth of a legend, 10 essential recordings

Aug. 16, marked the 35-year anniversary of Elvis Presley’s  death. To mark this event AZCentral.com did a great post on his 10 essential recordings for Sun Records. Artickle Below: To honor that occasion, here’s a look back at the birth … Continue reading

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Brian Setzer talks Setzer Goes Instru-Mental! track-by-track

MusicRadar.com does a great repeating series called track by track, where they interview a band or artist on their current album release and go through each song, as it says, track by track. Below is their interview with brian Setzer, … Continue reading

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Rockabilly’s Sun Studios Influenced the Lives of Virtually All Fans of Rock and Roll

By Buster Fayte, Featured Author, Sad Man’s Tongue Whether they know it or not, virtually every fan of rock music from the 50s  straight through to today has felt the influence of the tiny Memphis-based  record company Sun Studios. Started … Continue reading

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Elvis Presley & The Birth of Rockabilly

Written By Max Gibson, Featured Writer, Fresh Jive Loud, fast, irreverent and fun. Those words and many more characterize the essence of Rockabilly music in the 1950s. An amalgamation of rhythm & blues, western swing, boogie woogie and country, it … Continue reading

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Rockabilly’s Definitive Band Lineup

By Buster Fayte, Featured Author, Sad Man’s Tongue It seems that the modern rockabilly band lineup most commonly includes only a  singer/lead guitarist, an upright bass player, and a drummer. This sparse lineup  has everything you need: drums for the … Continue reading

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Rockabilly Guitarists Define the Genre

by Buster Fayte When you think about what makes rockabilly what it is, one of the first things that comes to mind is the guitarists of rockabilly. Since rockabilly bands were (and still are) typically simple combos of any combination … Continue reading

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