OK, enough of the drama of the last couple of posts. Those of you who are still here after that must want to read more about and hear more rockabilly, so let’s get back to it! Luke McDaniel came out … Continue reading
I told you about Ronnie Dawson and his version of the hot “Rockin’ Bones” a while back. In a discussion I started on my forum at Rockabilly Worldwide, I asked people to give me their list of top five rockabilly … Continue reading
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I have to admit that I’ve seen and read many things since starting this blog that I wouldn’t have predicted or expected. Sometimes the pursuit of rockabilly takes you in some kind of weird directions. And so, it’s with that … Continue reading
I’m too young (a word that no one really uses along with my name any more!) to have lived through the pioneering days of rockabilly. And so I can only imagine what it was like back in those days. They … Continue reading
Of course, everyone knows that Lee Rocker is a rockabilly institution. As the slap dawghouse third of the legendary Stray Cats, Rocker left his mark forever on the rockabilly world. But resting on his laurels is hardly Rocker’s style and … Continue reading
Of course, we recently passed the anniversary of the plane crash which claimed the lives of Buddy Holly, Richie Valens, and J.P. Richardson. That thought crossed my mind once again today and I thought a small tribute was in order. … Continue reading
Yeah, I know…it’s the obvious post today and happy birthdays are splashed all over Facebook and the rest of the web. But as we commemorate the day of Elvis’ birth, I invite you to think about what the man did … Continue reading
Chris Isaak’s take on a Buddy Holly classic. (Sorry about the ad they make you sit through first.)
Buddy Holly would have turned 75 years old today. Happy birthday Buddy!
Buddy Holly appeared on the Ed Sullivan Show twice. The second time found the two butting heads and Holly showed that he had spunk even in the face of the wrath of one of the greatest television personalities of the … Continue reading