Before I even opened this book, I fell in love with it! A sumptuous hardback cover photo of Elvis strumming his acoustic and singing his heart out; with a cut out to top and right with the word ‘Rockabilly’ designed to mimic the King of Rock n Roll’s debut album cover; and one ‘borrowed’ by [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Rockabilly'
Terry Lane - Sunday 20.11.11, 11:11am
John Williams - Thursday 25.11.10, 17:01pm
Third Man Records will release two new singles on November 29th, the first is the next episode in the labels Blue Series of 7″ vinyl releases, featuring The Thornbills.
The Thornbills are Michigan cousins Jim Wigand III and Tamara Finlay, between them they harmonise prose with a unique an saturated aesthetic, the themes addressed in their [...]
Terry Lane - Friday 06.02.09, 20:34pm
I was saddened to hear of the death of Erick Purkhiser, better known as Lux Interior lead singer with The Cramps.
He died on Wednesday 4th February 2009, at the Glendale Memorial Hospital in Glendale, California aged 62.
A pre-existing heart condition was recorded as the cause of death.
The Cramps were formed in 1973 after Lux Interior [...]
Terry Lane - Tuesday 18.03.08, 19:53pm
In 1980, a three-piece rockabilly band from New York, based on the original Sun Studios recordings of bands such as Bill Haley & The Comets with a large slice of post-punk attitude and hairdos, came to the UK to make their fortune.
The Stray Cats were formed in 1979 by guitarist/vocalist Brian Setzer with school friends [...]