Johnny Kline, Rebecca

I love nothing more than coming across some obscure rockabilly recording I’ve never heard before. Here’s one for my wife: A guy named Johnny Kline and his recording of the Big Joe Turner song, “Rebecca.” This is a really interesting … Continue reading

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Johnny Cash, Big River

Some people argue that Johnny Cash wasn’t rockabilly. But then, some people just need to argue about something, it seems. Regardless, in anticipation of an upcoming CD review (look for it later this week, I hope), I thought I’d post … Continue reading

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Skip James, Hard Time Killin’ Floor Blues

I’ve spent a good deal of time listening to classic country music. It’s been real easy for me to see how rockabilly srpang from that music. On this blog, I’ve featured a number of classic country and hillbilly boogie numbers. I’ve … Continue reading

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CD Review: The Palomars, “Out of the Past”

I’ve gotten a lot of CDs from all over the world in for review, but I think The Palomars might be the first Canadian band to send me a record. So, what can my northern cousins possibly know about rockabilly … Continue reading

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Glenn Barber, Shadow My Baby

Good ol’ Glenn Barber. He put out some great stuff on Starday. “Shadow My Baby” has always been one of my favorites. Hot saxophone tries to drag this one a little away from raw rockabilly, but Glenn’s vocals and that … Continue reading

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Hal Harris, I Don’t Know When

I can hardly believe this, but I don’t think I’ve ever posted about Hal Harris. Gotta fix that. Harris was kind of a “nobody” as far as the public was concerned back in the 50s. But he did a lot … Continue reading

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Works of Art Reworked by Nature

Many of us rockabilly fans–most of us, probably–also love old cars. Well, really, who doesn’t love old cars? And if you love old cars, you have probably had that fantasy where you come across the perfect one and suddenly, it’s … Continue reading

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Kickin’ the season off early with Tammy Lynn and Myles High

Tammy Lynn and Myles High are the first to kick the holidays into gear at Rockabilly Romp with their version of the Chuck Berry classic “Run Run Rudolph.” And in the spirit of the season, they’re giving it away to … Continue reading

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J. Tex and the Volunteers, This Old Banjo

I’ve mentioned J. Tex and the Volunteers before and recently told you that they’re working on their next record. It’s not rockabilly, but man, I really like their music. Very old-timey stuff. Great songs, convincing delivery. Good stuff all the way around. … Continue reading

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Ava Faith, The Zombie Groove

I’ve mentioned Ava Faith before. This modern-day Little Miss Dynamite loves performing and loves rockabilly. Her father has been keeping me up to date every now and then on Ava’s budding career. Round about Halloween just passed, Todd sent me a … Continue reading

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