This year the U.S. Postal Service issued a new Elvis Presley tribute stamp. The USPS states that through his music, Elvis ‘helped break down social barriers.’ This writer ponders Elvis’ contribution.
This engaging, realistic account of the music business during rock’n’roll’s first generation takes readers on a journey from rural Kentucky to New York City
In the ’50s you could stroll over to Woolworth’s record department and for 99 cents buy a 10-inch LP of what was then current on the national hit parade charts.
Before he crossed over to the Brooklyn Bridge, Maestro made his way through R&B with The Crests.
Rick Nelson In Concert The Troubadour, 1969 ACE Grade: ***** By Kent McCombs Culled from Rick Nelson’s 1969 Troubadour sessions, these songs were recorded live and selected tracks were released on the Decca gatefold LP 75162 early the following year. …
This 1959-62 set (essentially singles including B-sides) is erratic in quality and not too cohesive.
Chances are you’ve heard Mathis’ hits. There’s a reason why the man has been a legend since the ’50s.
Get to know the man behind the shades, as Barbara Orbison talks about her husband, the icon
Beautiful, effervescent, with a voice smooth as velvet, Deana Martin is a “chip off the old block” of her legendary father, Dean Martin
Ricky Nelson’s music will always be revered. Twin sons Matthew and Gunnar Nelson carry on his legacy.