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  • New Gretsch Cliff Gallup guitar

  • Jerry Lee plans News Year Eve gig on Beale Street

  • The Life of a Song, "Not Fade Away"

  • Attention Buck Owens' fans - the Capital Years' singles, 1957-1966

  • Record Man: Billy Miller passes on

  • One of Buddy Holly's brothers dies at age 89

  • Joe Esposito RIP

  • Little Richard Fast Facts

  • Another forgotten Sun artist: Billy "The Kid" Emerson

  • For die-hard EP fans ... "Elvis Presley's Memphis" opens March, 2017

  • Chuck Berry called "first rock and roll guitar hero"

  • News about Dell Mack being inducted to the RHOF

  • Imelda May is back with major changes

  • 60+ years ago (11/14/1956 to be exact) Jerry Lee Lewis cut one of his first tracks, including his debut (record) single "Crazy Arms," for Sun Records in Memphis.  Engineer Jack Clement recorded Lewis' rendition of Ray Price's "Crazy Arms" and his own composition "End of the Road".
    Hear "Crazy Arms"

  • Johnny Cash Poems Unveiled

  • Mack Allen Smith's "Rockabilly Addict"

  • FYI: Hank Mizell was born this month (Nov. 9th)

  • Message Board Updated 10/28/16.

  • We were informed that Gladys (Eddie Bond's wife) passed away Oct.25, 2016. Nice lady. R.I.P.

  • Sam Phillips Biopic planned

  • Scotty Moore's Raucous Licks

  • Fifth Grader and Memphis Music

  • Founder of Chess Records dies

  • How Chuck Berry Became ...

  • New Chuck Berry album

  • Ronnie Haig's page, new info added

  • RE: Johnny Cash Book

  • This article is probably the first we'll be seeing as Chuck Berry's 90th draws near

  • Chuck Berry's red Cadillac now in museum

  • One of many items related to Buddy Holly's upcoming (would be) 80th birthday

  • A look back at WLAC, Nashville

  • What Jerry Lee has planned later this month (Sept., 2016)

  • Another good article on Sister Rosetta Tharpe

  • Sonny West inducted in Lubbock

  • Lansing's first rock band, The Blue Echoes

  • RE: Sonny Burgess

  • Sherry Holley on Uncle Buddy

  • Looking back: Joe Bennett's passing last year and info on his career. -- Joe also wrote a Column for the RHOF.

  • James Burton's Bio

  • Buddy Holly: not everything you hear is true

  • Johnny Burnette's Rock N Roll Trio

  • How the Stray Cats learned to Strut

  • Eddie Cochran UK statue planned

  • Buddy Holly Hall planned for 2019

  • Featuring Canada's first rock DJ: Red Robinson

  • About: Buddy Knox

  • James Kirkland inducted into Texas Country Music Hall of Fame

  • NEWS ITEM: Posted 8/20/2016 - The Delta Cultural Center at 141 Cherry Street in Helena, AK will be sponsoring a reception on Tuesday, August 30 from 5:30 - 7 p.m. to announce the opening of a new exhibit in the Delta Sounds room that features items from the collection of Skeet Seaton. The museum and the reception are free and open to the public. Come help Skeet's family and friends celebrate this event.

  • Johnny Cash reads the New Testament

  • Johnny Cash poems book

  • How Sam Phillips invented ...

  • RE: Sharon Sheeley

  • Graceland Upgrade

  • Johnny Cash to be honored at R&R Hall of Fame

  • Brian Setzer update

  • Little Richard's 5-LP box set

  • We've learned that Sleepy LaBeef (who turned 81 July 19th) has fractured his spine after a fall a week or so ago and is unable to travel and perform. Posted here 7/29/16

  • Wanda Jackson health and music update

  • Keith Richards on Scotty Moore

  • A short current article on Jason D. Williams

  • Message Board Updated 7/27/16 (RE: Billy Poore R.I.P.)

  • Frankie Jean Terrell, Jerry Lee's sister dies

  • About: Vintage Rock magazine

  • About: Johnny Cash Downtown Nashville Museum

  • Like Sister Rosetta Tharpe, use your gift for God

  • Everly Brothers Book (in French)

  • July, 2016: Sonny Burgess, a longtime member of Sonny Burgess and the Pacers, is pulling up stakes in his longtime hometown of Newport to move in with his son in Little Rock, Ark.

  • Featuring Josh Christina

  • Solving the mystery of "Heartbreak Hotel"

  • "Buddy Holly Hall of Performing Arts" coming

  • Johnny Cash Farm/Museum

  • Chuck Berry pianist Johnnie Johnson is to be granted a posthumous Congressional Gold Medal for his service in US Marine Corps . The Chuck Berry collaborator, who died in 2005, was one of the first African-Americans to join the US Marine Corps in 1942. He trained at Camp Montford Point in North Carolina during the era in which the US army remained segregated. Over 24,000 troops trained at Montford Point until its closure in 1949, when the army was desegregated. Since 2012, over 700 of those have been decorated. Johnson was a member of Bobby Troup’s jazz orchestra during his time in the Marines. When his service ended he worked with Muddy Waters and Little Walter.

  • "Sugartime" Book, CharliePhillips

  • Gene Vincent Artwork, circa 1956, submitted by Terry Wilson - (terry58@lycos.com)

    Current and recent web pages that contain the word "rockabilly". Info on artists, groups, shows, merchandise, etc. You'll never know what you'll find - updated frequently

  • Jerry Lee's yard sale

  • Danny Cedrone's RATC solo

  • Chuck Berry Display at the St. Louis National Blues Museum

  • Little Richard's to be moved

  • 2 killed at rockabilly festival

  • Over 1600 photos taken at Sun Studio

  • Eddie Cochran's Rehearsal Space

  • Holly/Crickets book

  • Billy Harlan EP

  • Matt Lucas update, May 11, 2016

  • Travis LeDoyt featured

  • https://www.facebook.com/EddieCochranWeekend/

  • Alan Freed ashes find a new home

  • Last pictures of Buddy Holly

  • Linda Gail Lewis featured

  • Little Richard denies claims of poor health

  • Dates for the festival 14 to 16 October 2016. Info coming out soon. Memphis International Rockabilly Festival"

  • Archived Sam Phillips interview

  • RE: Bill Kirchen

  • First Elvis Tupelo show

  • More info on Jerry Lee's box set

  • Tennessee Three CD

  • "Great Balls of Fire" co-writer dies

  • Bob Luman Highway dedication

    Merle with RHOF hat
  • Merle Haggard dies

  • National Blues Museum opens

  • Eddie's car cash

  • Lee Rocker featured

  • Rock Hall upgrade

  • Of interest to Mack Vickery fans

  • RE: Sam Phillips

    Massive Lisings:
    Sideline Archives Here

  • Tony Wilkinson's (Review) Pages
  • Americana, UK
  • Australian Festival Page
  • Autographs
  • Recommended: Rockabilly Book, The Twang Heard 'Round the World
  • Barry Dixon's Photo Gallery
  • Barry Klein's Reviews
  • Bear Family Essentials (archived)
  • Blue Suede News Magazine
  • Cracker Jack On-Line Magazine
  • Bo Diddley News Updates (archived)
  • Dynamite Magazine
  • Country History Calendar
  • Extra! Bill Haley & The Comets
  • Clocks Around the Rock
  • Golly Gee Records
  • Green Bay's Oneida Casino Entertainment Schedule
  • Hemsby weekenders
  • Jeff's Retro Music
  • Joe Bennett's (RIP) Column
  • Kardboard Kid's Posters
  • Looking Back: David Loehr's Indianapolis "Rockabilly Rebel Weekenders" Archives
  • Marshall Lytle's (Comets) (RIP) Crazy Lytle Page
  • Rock and Roll Revue (France) Contact>
  • Now Dig This Magazine
  • Off Topic Links
  • Other Online Museums
  • Over 130 Artists on a YouTube Video
  • Pumpin' Piano Players
  • Scotty Moore Venues, large list of venues Scotty performed in with Elvis, Bill and eventually DJ and the Jordanaires.
  • Rockabilly Heaven
  • Rock-it Radio Archives
  • Rockin' Ronny's Feature Columns Archives
  • Rockabilleville Shaun Mather
  • Rockabilly Chapel
  • Rockabilly Gals
  • Rockabilly on YouTube
  • Rockabilly Rave USA
  • Saints (sort of the Heaven Hall of Fame)
  • St. Jude, ask him to help you and/or your loved ones
  • "Saturday Night Jamboree"
  • Search Blogs for "Rockabilly"
  • Scrapbook (large)
  • Sun Studio
  • That Bakersfield Sound
  • The Iowa Rock 'n Roll Music Association
  • The Penthouse
  • The Phil & Shaun Show archives
  • Shakin' All Over Yahoo email group
  • The Sun 45's
  • "This Is My Story"
  • Traditional Country Hall of Fame
  • Viva Las Vegas
  • Johnny Vallis Presents:
          Bear Family "Essentials"
          Rave On Reviews
          Johnny Vallis' Scrapbook

  • Rockabilly Hall of Fame
    Artist Album Downloads

    iTunes US Rockabilly Hall of Fame - Volume 1
    iTunes US Rockabilly Hall of Fame - Volume 2
    iTunes US Rockabilly Hall of Fame - Volume 3
    iTunes US Rockabilly Hall of Fame - Volume 4
    E-MUSIC:  Rockabilly Hall of Fame - Volume 5
    iTunes US Bill Flagg - Guitar Rock
    iTunes US Bobby Lowell - Rocka Billy: Just Won't Stop!
    iTunes US Roman Self - Tribute to Ronnie Self
    iTunes US John D. And The Thunderboltz
    iTunes US King Kerosene - Just Warmin'
    iTunes US Leon Bass - Love-a-Rama
    iTunes US Grant Grieves - 45s
    iTunes US Grant Grieves - Red Hot! Rockin' Now & Then
    iTunes US Grant Grieves & The Flashbacks - Nashville Demos
    iTunes US Tommy Riddle - Poppa Poppa Da Da
    iTunes US Dr. Tom Butt - Rockin With The Doc

    Rockabilly Hall of Fame Face Book Page

    Carl Perkins, the Father of Rockabilly
    Video: Birth Of Rock & Roll - Carl Perkins

    Past cover photos 1 - Past cover photos 2

  • Sonny West's September 15, 2016 induction into the West Texas Walk of Fame.

  • A Tennessee Sweetheart Has Gone

  • Joe Clay dies

  • A Tennessee Sweetheart Has Gone

  • Eddie Cash R.I.P.

  • Billy Poore has passed away from Parkinsons (July 23, 2016). We have a page on him) posted 2004.
    Billy's book still available

  • Scotty Moore, "Rest in Peace"
    more news here

  • Bobby Vee dead at age 73

  • Bobby Curtola R.I.P.

  • "Back issues of "Blue Suede News" going digital

  • Lonnie Mack dead

  • James Heubert Wilson's RHOF page

  • Carl Perkins honored by the Country Music Hall of Fame

  • New Gene Vincent Documentary

  • Breathless Dan O'Coffey
    I'm writing on behalf of my father here. He passed March 27, 2016, peacefully after a short illness. I know he really enjoyed his time on facebook - he saw it as a way to champion the music he loved - 50s American Rock'n'Roll and its many roots and shoots - as well as the authentic Rockin' styles of the 1950s. He dedicated his entire life with total passion to this music and the lifestyle that went with it and as everyone will know could not stand fakes or forgeries of any kind. I know many of you were regularly in contact with him and many others offered your best wishes - I want to thank you all personally for those. He didn't have a message for facebook but I know he would want people to keep digging the genuine 50s Rock'n'Roll, and all its many tributaries. - Donal O'Cofaigh

  • Bill Watkins R.I.P. Feb. 26, 2016

  • Fats Domino turns 88

  • Jerry Lee's teenage wife releases a book

  • The Crickets last performance

  • Bear Family has released an 18 CD Sun collection of Jerry Lee Lewis

  • "Dig That Beat" book by Sheree Homer. Available at Amazon

  • Skeet Seaton R.I.P. Skeet's RHOF Page

    The Sun Records Catalog -- Another article on the same subject

  • Hoyt Scoggins RIP

    Joe Bennett (2015) -- Johnny Meeks (2015) -- Al Ferrier (2015) -- Frankie Ford (2015) -- Joe Mauldin (2015) -- Phil Everly (2014) -- Franny Beecher (2014) -- Teddy Riedel (2014) -- Albert Gonzales (2014) -- Willie Lewis (2014) -- Lee Dresser (2014) -- Cosimo Matassa (2014) -- Mac Curtis (2013)

  • Gene Vincent's Official Site, home page, additions to News & Updates

  • "Johnny B. Goode" recording to help fund film about Chuck Berry's long-time pianist Johnnie Johnson

  • Glenn Cass bio

  • Bonnie Lou Obit

  • Archived Tidbits Here ...

  • VARIOUS ARTISTS VOL. #1 Rockabilly Hall of Fame
  • VARIOUS ARTISTS VOL. #2 Rockabilly Hall of Fame
  • VARIOUS ARTISTS VOL. #3 Rockabilly Hall of Fame
  • VARIOUS ARTISTS VOL. #4 Rockabilly Hall of Fame
  • VARIOUS ARTISTS VOL. #5 Rockabilly Hall of Fame

  • Recent and Current
    Rockabilly Foundation Members

          Randy Darnell
          Art Adams
          Bill and Betty Barker
          Bob Bowen
          J.D. Cooper
          Randy Darnell
          Sandra DeCampli
          Clif Doyal
          Damian Donnelly
          Robert Ford
          Guy Frances
          Alex Frazer-Harrison
          Glenn A. Goodman
          Robert Wilson / The Vi-Kings
          John and Ginny Hall
            Roc LaRue
            Bobby Lawson
            Tom Lincoln
            Tom Mathis
            Nikki & Larry Plese
            Gene Summers
            Adriaan J. Sturm
            Rockin' Ronny Weiser
            Tony Wilkinson
            Jeffrey Zeleznik
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