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examiner.com
1986: Looking back on music and movies from thirty years agocertainly didn’t best Iron Eagle’s “Chappy” with his volleyball skills, pick-up
1986: Looking back on music and movies from thirty years ago
examiner.com / Posted 18 hours ago
certainly didn’t best Iron Eagle’s “Chappy” with his volleyball skills, pick-up lines, or ability to sing classics by Jerry Lee Lewis and the Righteous Brothers. The year’s other big sci-fi offering was Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home. Directed... Read more
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Comox Valley Record
Anela taking the stage for YANAbands including Fleetwood Mac, Huey Lewis and the News, Elvin Bishop and Kool &
Anela taking the stage for YANA
Comox Valley Record / Posted yesterday
bands including Fleetwood Mac, Huey Lewis and the News, Elvin Bishop and Kool & the Gang, and has shared performances with Jerry Lee Lewis, Mike Reno from Loverboy and Johnny Rivers. Anela plays all styles of music for all kinds of audiences, so... Read more
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Philly.com
Sex, drugs, rock-n-roll and ...deathreally old - with a front man average age of 72. But that's young compared to t
Sex, drugs, rock-n-roll and ...death
Philly.com / Posted 2 days ago
really old - with a front man average age of 72. But that's young compared to the originators - Chuck Berry, Fats Domino, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Little Richard - whose faces appeared in a meme last week with the words: "These giants still roam the... Read more
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The Houma Courier
Chase Bryant to headline Thibodaux festivaland will run through Sunday. Growing up, Bryant was influenced by a wide range
Chase Bryant to headline Thibodaux festival
The Houma Courier / Posted 4 days ago
and will run through Sunday. Growing up, Bryant was influenced by a wide range of artists including Fleetwood Mac, Jerry Lee Lewis and Ray Charles. But music has been in his blood since birth. His grandfather played piano in Roy Orbison's... Read more
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The Daily Comet
Chase Bryant to headline Thibodaux festivaland will run through Sunday. Growing up, Bryant was influenced by a wide range
Chase Bryant to headline Thibodaux festival
The Daily Comet / Posted 4 days ago
and will run through Sunday. Growing up, Bryant was influenced by a wide range of artists including Fleetwood Mac, Jerry Lee Lewis and Ray Charles. But music has been in his blood since birth. His grandfather played piano in Roy Orbison's... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Premiere: Mike Eldred Trio's 'Hunder Dollar Bill'array of seminal rock, blues, country and R&B musicians including Elvis Presley
Premiere: Mike Eldred Trio's 'Hunder Dollar Bill'
Los Angeles Times / Posted 5 days ago
array of seminal rock, blues, country and R&B musicians including Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Howlin’ Wolf, B.B. King, Jerry Lee Lewis, Roy Orbison, Carl Perkins. “The room is overwhelming sometimes, especially when you realize where you are... Read more
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Kane County Chronicle
Weekend 10: Lance Lipinsky, Loudon Wainwright III highlight music acts performing this weekendwants to make sure survives after its original 60-year-old conception. The infl
Weekend 10: Lance Lipinsky, Loudon Wainwright III highlight music acts performing this weekend
Kane County Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
wants to make sure survives after its original 60-year-old conception. The influences range from Little Richard- and Jerry Lee Lewis-induced piano grooves all the way to Phil Spector meets Roy Orbison-esque ballads, complete with a string... Read more
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Storm Lake Pilot-Tribune
Musicians die, but never the musicsongs then ease off to an eternal sleep. However, some musicians it seems are e
Musicians die, but never the music
Storm Lake Pilot-Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
songs then ease off to an eternal sleep. However, some musicians it seems are eternal as Chuck Berry almost 90 and Jerry Lee Lewis who is 80, both entertained forever it seems. I saw Jerry Lee in concert well into his seventies. He could... Read more
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examiner.com
New album by Victoria LevyThe album features Neal Evans (Soulive & Lettuce), Steve Holley on drums (Wings
New album by Victoria Levy
examiner.com / Posted 8 days ago
The album features Neal Evans (Soulive & Lettuce), Steve Holley on drums (Wings, Ian Hunter), Beki Brindle (Gracepool, Jerry Lee Lewis, Mary Stokes Band), & Tommy Mandel (Bryan Adams, B52’s). Her album “Nowhere To Be” is being released this... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Prince - Musicians Die but Never the Music - Prince Rogers Nelson is gone but will be forever remembered by his music. We are always struck hard when an icon suddenly departs from this life. Regardless of how and why Prince left us so suddenly h...songs then ease off to an eternal sleep. However, some musicians it seems are e
Prince - Musicians Die but Never the Music - Prince Rogers Nelson is gone but will be forever remembered by his music. We are always struck hard when an icon suddenly departs from this life. Regardless of how and why Prince left us so suddenly h...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 10 days ago
songs then ease off to an eternal sleep. However, some musicians it seems are eternal as Chuck Berry almost 90 and Jerry Lee Lewis who is 80, both entertained forever it seems. I saw Jerry Lee in Owensboro, Kentucky well into his seventies.... Read more
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iol.co.za
A king-size array of attractionsthe first establishment to sign and record the King; the rock historians who kn
A king-size array of attractions
iol.co.za / Posted 11 days ago
the first establishment to sign and record the King; the rock historians who know that not just Elvis but also Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins all laid tracks at Sun and that the studio was where the historic photo of the four (dubbed... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
5 things to do this weekRecords when the “Father of Rock ‘n’ Roll” Sam Phillips brought together his to
5 things to do this week
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 12 days ago
Records when the “Father of Rock ‘n’ Roll” Sam Phillips brought together his top four stars — Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and a young Elvis Presley — for one night only in his storefront Memphis recording studio. The cast for... Read more
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The Memphis Flyer
The Million Dollar Quartetaction takes place in the studio. Not the Sun Studio, mind you, but a look-alik
The Million Dollar Quartet
The Memphis Flyer / Posted 13 days ago
action takes place in the studio. Not the Sun Studio, mind you, but a look-alike soundstage similar to the one used in the Jerry Lee Lewis "mockumentary," Great Balls of Fire. The CA's Bob Mehr reported that the film score and other recordings are... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Paul Burch pays homage to godfather of country Jimmie Rodgersfigure in American music is that he was an independent personality and a stylis
Paul Burch pays homage to godfather of country Jimmie Rodgers
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 13 days ago
figure in American music is that he was an independent personality and a stylist,” Burch says. “It’s hard to imagine Jerry Lee Lewis or Elvis Presley or Ray Charles or Johnny Cash without Jimmie as a model. He was pretty fearless.” Burch... Read more
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Billboard
Jerry Lee Lewis Box Set Producer on Unearthing Rarities From the 'Dustiest Corners of the Sun Vaults'Elvis Presley’s run with RCA comes to mind, as does The Beatles and Capitol. In
Jerry Lee Lewis Box Set Producer on Unearthing Rarities From the 'Dustiest Corners of the Sun Vaults'
Billboard / Posted 14 days ago
Elvis Presley’s run with RCA comes to mind, as does The Beatles and Capitol. In that same breath, one could also place Jerry Lee Lewis and Sun Records. Though his days with the label only accounted for seven years of his recording career,... Read more
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Billboard
Critic's Notebook: Can HBO's 'Vinyl' Be Saved?or talk about Hendrix and Springsteen and even play Patti Smith's demo tape, bu
Critic's Notebook: Can HBO's 'Vinyl' Be Saved?
Billboard / Posted 15 days ago
or talk about Hendrix and Springsteen and even play Patti Smith's demo tape, but at its heart Vinyl loves Elvis Presley and Jerry Lee Lewis and Buddy Holly way more. It's in the DNA. Which is fine -- people love what they love and some people can't... Read more
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Pitchfork
Sam Beam & Jesca Hoop: Love Letter for Fire Album Reviewhave had fire, they've been writing songs about it. Billy Joel didn't start it,
Sam Beam & Jesca Hoop: Love Letter for Fire Album Review
Pitchfork / Posted 16 days ago
have had fire, they've been writing songs about it. Billy Joel didn't start it, Hendrix wanted to stand next to it, and Jerry Lee Lewis had great balls of it. For Johnny Cash, it burned, burned, burned in an unholy ring. You might expect, then,... Read more
16d
Memphis Commercial Appeal
The CA’s first 175 years, in pictures and wordsnew records at Sam Phillips' Sun Record studio on Union at Marshall. Elvis Pres
The CA’s first 175 years, in pictures and words
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 16 days ago
new records at Sam Phillips' Sun Record studio on Union at Marshall. Elvis Presley dropped in. So did Johnny Cash (right). Jerry Lee Lewis (left) was already there. Elvis headed for the piano, and an old-fashioned barrel house session with... Read more
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Boston Herald
Last Best Show: Johnny Rivers at Lynn Auditorium"Seventh Son" was a ferocious blues. "Rockin' Pneumonia and the Boogie Woogie F
Last Best Show: Johnny Rivers at Lynn Auditorium
Boston Herald / Posted 16 days ago
"Seventh Son" was a ferocious blues. "Rockin' Pneumonia and the Boogie Woogie Flu," aided immeasurably by honky tonk Jerry Lee Lewis style piano, got everyone's hearts racing faster. "Route 66," Berry's "Maybellene" and the night-closing... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
1956: The year that made Elvis Presley a starat No. 1. Dec. 4Drops by Sun recording studios in Memphis to see his pal Carl
1956: The year that made Elvis Presley a star
Houston Chronicle / Posted 19 days ago
at No. 1. Dec. 4Drops by Sun recording studios in Memphis to see his pal Carl Perkins, who's working with a yet-unknown Jerry Lee Lewis. Another Sun recording artist, Johnny Cash, also shows up. The four jam together for a while in what will... Read more
19d
Lowell Sun
'Great Balls of Fire' co-writer dies in OaklandJack Hammer, the co-writer of the Jerry Lee Lewis' 1957 smash "Great Balls of F
'Great Balls of Fire' co-writer dies in Oakland
Lowell Sun / Posted 19 days ago
Jack Hammer, the co-writer of the Jerry Lee Lewis' 1957 smash "Great Balls of Fire," died April 8 in Oakland of heart failure. He was 90. The Oakland resident, whose real name was Earl Solomon Burroughs, penned well over 100 compositions during his... Read more
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Silicon Valley
'Great Balls of Fire' co-writer dies in OaklandJack Hammer, the co-writer of the Jerry Lee Lewis' 1957 smash "Great Balls of F
'Great Balls of Fire' co-writer dies in Oakland
Silicon Valley / Posted 19 days ago
Jack Hammer, the co-writer of the Jerry Lee Lewis' 1957 smash "Great Balls of Fire," died April 8 in Oakland of heart failure. He was 90. The Oakland resident, whose real name was Earl Solomon Burroughs, penned well over 100 compositions during his... Read more
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19d
Bennington Banner
'Great Balls of Fire' co-writer dies in OaklandJack Hammer, the co-writer of the Jerry Lee Lewis' 1957 smash "Great Balls of F
'Great Balls of Fire' co-writer dies in Oakland
Bennington Banner / Posted 19 days ago
Jack Hammer, the co-writer of the Jerry Lee Lewis' 1957 smash "Great Balls of Fire," died April 8 in Oakland of heart failure. He was 90. The Oakland resident, whose real name was Earl Solomon Burroughs, penned well over 100 compositions during his... Read more
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19d
Brush News-Tribune
'Great Balls of Fire' co-writer dies in OaklandJack Hammer, the co-writer of the Jerry Lee Lewis' 1957 smash "Great Balls of F
'Great Balls of Fire' co-writer dies in Oakland
Brush News-Tribune / Posted 19 days ago
Jack Hammer, the co-writer of the Jerry Lee Lewis' 1957 smash "Great Balls of Fire," died April 8 in Oakland of heart failure. He was 90. The Oakland resident, whose real name was Earl Solomon Burroughs, penned well over 100 compositions during his... Read more
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19d
Canon City Daily Record
'Great Balls of Fire' co-writer dies in OaklandJack Hammer, the co-writer of the Jerry Lee Lewis' 1957 smash "Great Balls of F
'Great Balls of Fire' co-writer dies in Oakland
Canon City Daily Record / Posted 19 days ago
Jack Hammer, the co-writer of the Jerry Lee Lewis' 1957 smash "Great Balls of Fire," died April 8 in Oakland of heart failure. He was 90. The Oakland resident, whose real name was Earl Solomon Burroughs, penned well over 100 compositions during his... Read more
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20d
The Youngstown Vindicator
Singer-songwriter’s great career spans five decades Lightfoot’s legacysongs recorded by many great artists, including Bob Dylan, Elvis Presley, Johnn
Singer-songwriter’s great career spans five decades Lightfoot’s legacy
The Youngstown Vindicator / Posted 20 days ago
songs recorded by many great artists, including Bob Dylan, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Hank Williams Jr., Marty Robbins, Jerry Lee Lewis, Judy Collins, Johnny Mathis, Anne Murray, Olivia Newton-John, Sarah McLachlan, Barbra Streisand, Peter Paul... Read more
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The Mercury News
'Great Balls of Fire' co-writer dies in OaklandJack Hammer, the co-writer of the Jerry Lee Lewis' 1957 smash "Great Balls of F
'Great Balls of Fire' co-writer dies in Oakland
The Mercury News / Posted 20 days ago
Jack Hammer, the co-writer of the Jerry Lee Lewis' 1957 smash "Great Balls of Fire," died April 8 in Oakland of heart failure. He was 90. The Oakland resident, whose real name was Earl Solomon Burroughs, penned well over 100 compositions during his... Read more
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21d
The Advocate
Let’s annex Natchez!Saints are by far the nearest NFL team, and have loyal fans there, and Mardi Gr
Let’s annex Natchez!
The Advocate / Posted 21 days ago
Saints are by far the nearest NFL team, and have loyal fans there, and Mardi Gras is celebrated in Natchez (I understand Jerry Lee Lewis was king one year ... You don’t get any cooler than that). More On This Topic Unlike the rest of the state,... Read more
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The Advocate
Let’s annex Natchez!Saints are by far the nearest NFL team, and have loyal fans there, and Mardi Gr
Let’s annex Natchez!
The Advocate / Posted 22 days ago
Saints are by far the nearest NFL team, and have loyal fans there, and Mardi Gras is celebrated in Natchez (I understand Jerry Lee Lewis was king one year ... You don’t get any cooler than that). More On This Topic Unlike the rest of the state,... Read more
23d
The Arizona Republic
Review: Chris Janson steals Jake Owen's Country Thunder with his Merle Haggard tribute and new country anthemrendition of “Back in My Drinkin’ Days,” during which he ask if we’re ready to
Review: Chris Janson steals Jake Owen's Country Thunder with his Merle Haggard tribute and new country anthem
The Arizona Republic / Posted 23 days ago
rendition of “Back in My Drinkin’ Days,” during which he ask if we’re ready to see him play harmonica the way Jerry Lee Lewis plays piano. He leads his bandmates through “Redneck Revival,” which more than lives up to its title, a... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
NBA arena rankings: No. 7 Memphis Grizzlies' FedEx Forumfeatures guitar-shaped support beams, and it's common to see photos of rock- an
NBA arena rankings: No. 7 Memphis Grizzlies' FedEx Forum
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 23 days ago
features guitar-shaped support beams, and it's common to see photos of rock- and county-music legends such as Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Roy Orbison. The main entrance, which, of course, also serves as the main exit, features the words "Thank... Read more
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Philly.com
Peter Wolf, here Friday, on being witness to (and part of) rock's rolling historytalent on one stage." Wolf name-checks rock's founders - Chuck Berry, Little Ri
Peter Wolf, here Friday, on being witness to (and part of) rock's rolling history
Philly.com / Posted 25 days ago
talent on one stage." Wolf name-checks rock's founders - Chuck Berry, Little Richard, Buddy Holly, Screamin' Jay Hawkins, Jerry Lee Lewis - before discussing his parents' love of folk (Woody Guthrie, the Weavers) and his own youthful "sneaking... Read more
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examiner.com
The Sister Lucille Band comes to Memphisthink of the soul or R&B sound of Stax and Hi Records. Still to others, it mean
The Sister Lucille Band comes to Memphis
examiner.com / Posted 26 days ago
think of the soul or R&B sound of Stax and Hi Records. Still to others, it means the Rock and Roll of Sun Records, Elvis, Jerry Lee Lewis and Roy Orbison. Memphis music isn’t just about those who live in Memphis but those who come here to add the... Read more
26d
Sydney Morning Herald
Album reviews: Jamie Woon, Troye Sivan and CeeLo Green – after the zeitgeistfrom a motor bike accident and (mostly) returning to public consciousness as if
Album reviews: Jamie Woon, Troye Sivan and CeeLo Green – after the zeitgeist
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 26 days ago
from a motor bike accident and (mostly) returning to public consciousness as if he'd taken a weekend off, there was a Jerry Lee Lewis finding his moment in the sun didn't survive teen-cousin-wife shenanigans. Four years ago, Jamie Woon was... Read more
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cmt.com
Trevor Donovan Coming to CMT's Million Dollar QuartetTom Parker. Other cast members include Drake Milligan (Elvis Presley), Kevin F
Trevor Donovan Coming to CMT's Million Dollar Quartet
cmt.com / Posted 26 days ago
Tom Parker. Other cast members include Drake Milligan (Elvis Presley), Kevin Fonteyne (Johnny Cash), Christian Lees (Jerry Lee Lewis), Jonah Lees (Jimmy Swaggart), Keir O’Donnell (Dewey Phillips), Jennifer Holland (Sam’s wife Becky Phillips)... Read more
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cmt.com
Photo Gallery: Merle Haggard Through the Yearssingers, songwriters and musicians, but he also rubbed shoulders with president
Photo Gallery: Merle Haggard Through the Years
cmt.com / Posted 27 days ago
singers, songwriters and musicians, but he also rubbed shoulders with presidents, shared stages with Keith Richards and Jerry Lee Lewis and became a Kennedy Honors recipient alongside Paul McCartney and Oprah Winfrey. Here’s a look at some of... Read more
27d
The New Yorker
Orneryhave been recorded by Charley Pride, Loretta Lynn, Buck Owens, Dolly Parton, Ma
Ornery
The New Yorker / Posted 27 days ago
have been recorded by Charley Pride, Loretta Lynn, Buck Owens, Dolly Parton, Marty Robbins, Willie Nelson, Kenny Rogers, Jerry Lee Lewis, Anne Murray, Ronnie Milsap, Emmylou Harris, Mel Tillis, or Hank Williams, Jr. It is more than Hank Williams,... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Merle Haggard: Remembering country legend with 10 essential songslater noted. This rockabilly-flavored Haggard-penned working-class anthem toppe
Merle Haggard: Remembering country legend with 10 essential songs
The Arizona Republic / Posted 27 days ago
later noted. This rockabilly-flavored Haggard-penned working-class anthem topped the country charts and inspired a cover by Jerry Lee Lewis, among others. “It's a big job just gettin' by with nine kids and a wife,” Haggard sings. “I been a workin'... Read more
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Variety
‘Accidental Courtesy: Daryl Davis, Race & America’who, since the 1980s, has played with such classic “oldies” acts as Chuck Berry
‘Accidental Courtesy: Daryl Davis, Race & America’
Variety / Posted 29 days ago
who, since the 1980s, has played with such classic “oldies” acts as Chuck Berry, the Platters, Bo Diddley, the Jordanaires, Jerry Lee Lewis and the Drifters. These days he headlines the Daryl Davis Band, and has released several albums of his own.... Read more
29d
Rolling Good Times
Kansas Star Casino to host Legends in Concert tribute showElvis Presley, the King of Rock 'n' Roll; Michael Jackson, the King of Pop; Che
Kansas Star Casino to host Legends in Concert tribute show
Rolling Good Times / Posted 29 days ago
Elvis Presley, the King of Rock 'n' Roll; Michael Jackson, the King of Pop; Cher, Donna Summer, David Bowie, Frank Sinatra, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash, Madonna, Lady Gaga, Marilyn Monroe, Roy Orbison, Dolly Parton, Sammy Davis, Jr., Whitney... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Why the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame should be put out of its miseryglass on the marble floor and mangle a pair of giant, 70s-style Elton John sung
Why the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame should be put out of its misery
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 29 days ago
glass on the marble floor and mangle a pair of giant, 70s-style Elton John sunglasses, scoff at videos of Buddy Holly, Jerry Lee Lewis and Little Richard, throw one of their own trademark black fedoras over the mop-top wig adorning a bust of... Read more
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Woodstock Sentinel-Review
Rockin' around the clockfor '50s rock and rollers." "My father saw Bill Haley in concert, and Chuck Be
Rockin' around the clock
Woodstock Sentinel-Review / Posted 1 months ago
for '50s rock and rollers." "My father saw Bill Haley in concert, and Chuck Berry and those kind of guys," he said. "Jerry Lee Lewis played my mother's high school. It was the type of music I grew up with around the house. I love it, I've... Read more
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Billboard
Zakk Wylde on Elton John Inspiring Him and New Album 'Book of Shadows II' Arriving 20 Years After Its Predecessorthe piano -- tends to be overlooked. A glance at him could make one assume that
Zakk Wylde on Elton John Inspiring Him and New Album 'Book of Shadows II' Arriving 20 Years After Its Predecessor
Billboard / Posted 1 months ago
the piano -- tends to be overlooked. A glance at him could make one assume that he handles the ivories with a fervor like Jerry Lee Lewis, but Wylde was inspired to learn how to play by a musical icon who’s also known for his visual flamboyance:... Read more
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SUR in English
Rockin? ?n? rollin? away in La Carihuela . Surinenglish.comRoll Drive turned the clock forward slightly to the 1950s with a repertoire tha
Rockin? ?n? rollin? away in La Carihuela . Surinenglish.com
SUR in English / Posted 1 months ago
Roll Drive turned the clock forward slightly to the 1950s with a repertoire that included classics songs by Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Little Richard and Chuck Berry. Red Rombo, a group of musicians from Barcelona who are based in Malaga,... Read more
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WRAL.com Raleigh
Million Dollar Quartet :: Arts, Music in North Carolinaphenomenal true story of the famed recording session that brought together rock
Million Dollar Quartet :: Arts, Music in North Carolina
WRAL.com Raleigh / Posted 1 months ago
phenomenal true story of the famed recording session that brought together rock ‘n’ roll icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins for the first and only time. On December 4, 1956, these four young musicians were gathered... Read more

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