Tag Archives: Rockabilly

Former Johnny Cash Guitarist Bob Wootton Has Passed 

Former Johnny Cash guitarist Bob Wootton has passed. Wootton  joined Johnny Cash’s backing band, the Tennessee Three, after original lead guitarist, Luther Perkins, died in a house fire. Wootton died April 9th 2017 in his home. He was Cash’s guitarist … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Mike Ness 

I would like to take this time to wish one of my personal favorite musicians a Happy 55th Birthday to Social Distortion’s Mike Ness! Social Distortion has been a very big part of my life since my teenage years. 

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On This Date In 1957 A Rockabilly Classic Is Recorded 

February 2nd 1957 : Dale Hawkins records “Susie Q”. Hawkins recorded “Susie Q” at the KWKH Radio station in Shreveport, Louisiana.”Susie Q”  featured guitar work by James Burton, who also worked with Ricky Nelson and later with Elvis Presley, among … Continue reading

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Today In History Johnny Cash Records Legendary Live Album

January 13th 1968, Johnny Cash played a show, which was recorded, for his forthcoming live album at Folsom Prison, near Sacramento, California in front of 2,000 inmates. When released, the lead single, ‘Folsom Prison Blues’ (an update of his 1956 … Continue reading

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Dave Edmunds And Love Sculpture

A customer came into the record shop last weekend and purchased this. He started to talk about the record and told me Dave Edmunds was in the group. Which I had no idea. He then told me to put it … Continue reading

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