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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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Wicked Wanda still fanning the rockabilly flames

by BILLY KENNEDY, Featured Writer, News Letter WANDA JACKSON is a veteran rockabilly, traditional country and gospel singer who has influenced some of Nashville’s biggest names, with a rich pedigree in music that dates back more than 50 years. The … Continue reading

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Wanda Jackson with Sallie Ford & the Sound Outside

Words & Images by: James R. Martin, Featured Writer, Jam Base When it was announced that Sallie Ford & the Sound Outside were going to tour with the Queen of Rockabilly, Wanda Jackson, you couldn’t help but think that it … 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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Jack White, The New Daisy, Memphis, TN – 3/13

by Kevin Long, Featured Writer, Jam Bands A buzz rippled throughout the rock world when renowned musician Jack White announced he was releasing his debut solo album.  The much anticipated undertaking is entitled “Blunderbuss” and is set to drop on … Continue reading

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Aging Rockabilly Stars Rock On

By Buster Fayte, Featured Author, Sad Man’s Tongue Rock and roll is getting older. Those young, brash kids that brought their  youthful exuberance to the world with screaming guitars, bashing drums, and  sheer attitude are not so young anymore. While … Continue reading

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What’s Your favorite Version of “‘Shakin’All Over””

Head over to our Facebook Page and vote for your favorite version, or favorites, of this classic song first performed by Johnny Kidd and the Pirates. Click here to be taken to our page. Choices are: The Head Cat, Wanda … 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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