October 15 marks the 60th anniversary of Tennessee Ernie Ford’s “Sixteen Tons.” A new five-CD Ford box honors the anniversary.
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame selection process continues to raise disturbing questions
By Bruce Sylvester 1956 marked turning points for young Elvis Presley. On January 10 — two days after he turned 21 — he left his Memphis home for Nashville for his initial RCA Victor recording session (Victor having purchased his …
Last weekend’s Newport Folk Festival sold out in advance for the first time in 52 years with a strong combination of old timers and younger post-punk Americana acts.
Glen Campbell, a Country Music Hall of Fame inductee, also belongs in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Connie Francis was the first female superstar of Rock & Roll, but she has been ignored by the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Tickets go on sale Feb. 19 for four-day festival in Tennessee
Don’t ever accuse Wanda Jackson of resting on her laurels or living in the past.
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member (and contemporary of Elvis Presley) took time during her South by Southwest showcase Wednesday night to perform new material alongside her classics as well as say a few kind words about producer Jack White.
SXSW happened last month … sure, but there were some interesting events to look back on. Goldmine’s Chris M. Junior was everywhere at once and remembers the highlights.
Elvis Presley was inducted in the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame at the very first ceremony in 1986. But his spirit hangs over this year’s ceremony as well, with the induction of his former bassist, the late Bill Black, and his former drummer, DJ Fontana, in the “Sidemen” category.