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Submitted by tabitha
(04 January 2012)
Almost every weekend in the late 1950s, clubs and dance halls across the UK were packed with music lovers, watching, listening and dancing to a new phenomenon: Rock ’n’ Roll. Well, rock ’n’ roll is back – but with a modern twist – and singer/songwriter Bo Walton is soon to be at the forefront of...
Bobby Poe and The Poe Kats - Rockabilly Hall of Famers from the 1950's - were one of the first interracial Rock and Roll groups. The Poe Kats featured legendary African American piano player Big Al Downing and renowned lead guitarist Vernon Sandusky. In 1956 when Bobby Poe started the band, Big Al and Vernon were...
Submitted by kitti
(24 October 2009)
Brenda Lee was born Brenda Mae Tarpley in the charity ward of Grady Memorial Hospital, part of the Emory University Hospital complex, in Atlanta, Georgia, the second daughter of Rubin and Grace Tarpley. Her father, a carpenter and semi-professional baseball player was killed in a construction accident in 1953.
In 1962, during a Jackie Wilson...
Submitted by kitti
(14 September 2009)
(April 9, 1932 - January 19, 1998)
Carl Perkins was born to sharecroppers Buck and Louise Perkins (misspelled on his birth certificate as 'Perkings') and was soon out in the fields picking cotton and living in a one country shack with his parents, older brother Jay and his younger brother Clayton.
Since 1999, Daddy-O! with: R.C. on guitar/vocals, J.B. on drums/vocals/whistle and Special 'K' on bass/vocals have been re-creating the fifties era. The look, the sound, the feel brings you back to that time from 1954 to 1959 when music was fun and made you wanna dance. Re-experience the birth of Rock 'n' Roll, Rockabilly, Doo...
Don Woody was born on June 29th 1937 in a very small town named Tuscumbia, Missouri. He started as a disc jockey when he was a junior in high school, where he also played drums in HS band. After graduation Don attended college (Southwest Missouri State University in Springfield, Missouri) and got job as a DJ...
Authentic rockabilly band from Norwich,Norfolk
Four musicians with a passion for authentic rockabilly music, and playing just that! . just played hemsby 47 . and have played a lot of clubs . The band has been going for a bout one year now. all going strong . if you like to find out more about...
GO, JOHNNY GO! are a four piece live band, whose repertoire is made up of some of the best selling songs ever recorded
by the stars of the late 1950’s and early 1960’s.
Songs from artistes such as :
Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly,
Billy Fury ,Cliff Richard, Chuck Berry
The Gotrain Big Boy's is een nederlandse rockabilly band waarbij de trainbeat voorop staat, dit in combinatie met het speelplezier van de bandleden.
Gotrain bestaat nu 3 jaar en is nog volop in ontwikkeling, speelt gecoverde nummer maar heeft ook al eigen nummers geschreven (She, Head up high, The Gotrain Song...) en is ontstaan...
Jerry Spathis provides tributes to Ricky Nelson, Big Bopper, Chuck Berry, Elvis and other rockabilly artists from early roots of rock. Based in New Jersey, but plays all tri-state areas.
Mr. Jerry Spathis also performs as a solo artist and sings to the likes of Dean Martin, Bobby Darin, the Temptations, Standards, Motown, Oldies, etc....