Today We Remember

Today We Remember: Carl Perkins, King of Rockabilly

For this edition of TWR, we will be remembering the man known as "The King of Rockabilly" - Carl Perkins. Carl Lee Perkins was born on April 9, 1932 in Tiptonville, TN to Buck and Louise Perkins. As a youth, he would listen to "Grand Ole Opry" on the radio on Saturday nights. Young Carl… Continue reading Today We Remember: Carl Perkins, King of Rockabilly

Music in the 50's

Fifties Foto Flashback: Three Legends and Jimmy Velvet

Fifties Foto Flashback January 2019, S1 E4: “Three Legends and Jimmy Velvet” For this episode of Fifties Foto Flashback, I'm posting another fabulous photo of some amazing legendary musicians: Jerry Lee Lewis, Don Everly and Rock n Roll Pioneer, Buddy Holly. Oh, and there's also a guy named Jimmy Velvet in this photo too.  … Continue reading Fifties Foto Flashback: Three Legends and Jimmy Velvet

Music in the 50's, Today We Remember

Today We Remember: Eddie Cochran – Rock N Roll Rebel

For this edition of TWR, we remember Eddie Cochran, a young rebel of Rock N Roll who was, like too many others, gone too soon. While Eddie Cochran is probably most well-known for his 1958 smash-hit "Summertime Blues", he was another influential pioneer of early Rock N Roll who came out of the Heart of… Continue reading Today We Remember: Eddie Cochran – Rock N Roll Rebel

Music in the 50's, Today We Remember

Today We Remember: Ritchie Valens – Bright Young Talent, Gone Too Soon

One of the very first 1950's Rock n Roll stars that I ever heard of was Ritchie Valens. Perhaps that's why to this day I have a special place for him in my heart. I was very young when I first saw La Bamba either on TV or VHS... don't quite remember. Although, what I… Continue reading Today We Remember: Ritchie Valens – Bright Young Talent, Gone Too Soon

Music in the 50's

Music of the 50’s: Beyond the Biggest Hits

It's rather clear that the 1950's was the dawn of the Music Industry as most of us know it. Rock n Roll and Pop began in the 1950's era. However, I'd feel kind of dumb naming off the music stars of the 1950's, because there really isn't a man, woman or child alive who hasn't… Continue reading Music of the 50’s: Beyond the Biggest Hits