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  The Official Rockabilly Hall of Fame®
Rockabilly Hall of Fame® is a trademarked, registered entity, created on March 21, 1997.
This site also hosts a "rockabilly family" of readers with its 450+ member extremely active e-mail discussion group that continuously posts messages within the group and on its message board.
Many performers claim that rockabilly got them started in music and they owe their career to the influence of early rockers.
www.rockabillyhall.com   (936 words)

Rockabilly is music which combines elements of hillbilly and rock 'n' roll.
Followers of rockabilly music often adopt a life-style which can be called rockabilly culture.
These are the guys that took Rockabilly Rebel to the top of the UK charts in the early 80s
m.webring.com /hub?ring=rockabilly   (350 words)

 BlackCat Rockabilly Europe
Here you will find lots of rock 'n' roll, rockabilly, surf and fifties stuff.
Use the menu on the left to browse our website...
BlackCat Rockabilly Europe - KvK 16089480 - Founded 1993
www.rockabilly.nl   (180 words)

 Rock-it Radio's Rockabilly Page
Rockabilly Icon from California -- this is his official website where his music can be purchased.
Rockabilly Band out there today - That is rockin' the heck out of North Carolina and has a New CD out!
Rockabilly's Hall of Fame biography on the founder and creator of SUN Records.
www.palmsradio.com /rockabillylinks.html   (2045 words)

  Excite Deutschland - Arts - Music - Styles - R - Rock - Rockabilly
Links to almost every rockabilly and swing band, and has all tour dates in one place.
A large rockabilly site, featuring information on over 5,000 artists, news, feature columns, show dates, talent profiles, links, photo scrapbook, and its own CD label and e-mail discussion group.
Rockabilly gossip and photos, with ideas for bands to use for promotion.
www.excite.de /directory/Arts/Music/Styles/Rock/Rockabilly   (296 words)

  Rockabilly - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Rockabilly is one of the earliest forms of rock and roll as a distinct style of music.
Although the influence of rockabilly, both as a musical style and as a set of attitudes and gestures, has never waned, Holly's death in a plane crash in 1959 tended to mark the end of the classic rockabilly era.
More recent rockabilly performers have merged the style with western swing and jump blues to produce a music that combines elements of music common to the late 1940s and 1950s, without adhering to the strict practices of rockabilly itself.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Rockabilly   (1069 words)

 Rockabilly Music
Rockabilly is a sub-culture which is not only defined by rockabilly music and rockabilly clothing, but also by Hot rods and tattoos.
Rockabilly, though, is a stripped-down version of its various sources, and thus a specific style in the music that before had existed in many forms.
Rockabilly can be found in Buddy Holly, who took elements of various musical styles (blues, country, gospel, south of the border, and the like...) and melding them into the "Tex-Mex" sound.
www.rockabillyhairstyle.com /music.html   (354 words)

 The Birth of Rockabilly - Afro-Cuban rhythms in the music
Rockabilly was born in the heart of the segregated confederecy of the USA's south and while some white musicians did have direct contact with fl musicians, for others their only interaction was by listening to "fl" radio and recordings.
Something has been lost since the early birth and adolescence of Rockabilly and it is not surprising that Rock enthusiasts prefer the classics to the "stuff" that has been marketed during the various Rockabilly revivals throughout the last half of the twentieth century.
As musicologist Roy Brewer puts it, "Given the extensive use of the Latin rhythms in 1950s Rockabilly and rhythm and blues, it is ironic that one of the elements lost in the Rockabilly revival of the 1980s was the use of the Habanera.
www.geocities.com /sd_au/rockabilly/RockabillyHistory.htm   (1300 words)

 Rockabilly, What is it?
Rockabilly is one of the purist forms of American roots music.
Many weekend rockabilly shows are drawing big crowds of all ages and from all countries.
This sound has to be timeless." You'll have to admit that rockabilly, the "launching pad of rock 'n' roll," has become a major part of the current music scene as it often resurfaces in bits and pieces of today's tunes.
www.rockabilly.nl /general/rockabilly2.htm   (527 words)

 Rockabilly Monthly Magazine   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Carl Perkins, with his rich baritone, may well be considered the father of Rockabilly music, and during his life, he stayed true to the sound that he started recording in 1955.
The rockabilly revival of the early 1980s, led by the Stray Cats, The Rockats, and others, jet-started Carl’s career as once again he was in demand all over the world.
Although The King was gone by that time, other early rockers like Carl, Roy Orbison, Johnny Cash, and Jerry Lee Lewis (all; at one time or another, part of the Sun Records stable of stars) enjoyed a renaissance through baby-boomers who were too young, or not even alive, the first time around.
www.rockabillymonthly.com /sampart.htm   (1774 words)

 Rockabilly Magazine   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Rockabilly Magazine is proud to announce the Partner Program in which bands and business owners can sell their products in Rockabilly Magazine's online store.
Rockabilly Magazine will be doing an in store signing at Tower Records in West Covina, CA on June 29th at 7 P.M. On hand will be some of the Rockabilly Magazine staff, front cover bands Three Bad Jacks and Big Sandy, and pin up kittens Heidi Van Horne, Liza Graves, Annaleise, Brandy Wine and more.
This will be the second year Rockabilly Magazine will be covering the event, and the first year we will be displaying in our own vendor booths.
www.rockabillymagazine.com /news.htm   (273 words)

 Rockabilly - an introduction to the dance
Rockabilly is a great variation of Rock 'n' Roll dancing.
They then came up with Rockabilly a dance that turned out to be at least as cool as the original and maybe even more so.
Rockabilly music too is great fun to dance to but some of it (old and new) is very fast indeed and is somewhat tricky if you are just learning or run out of engergy quickly.
www.angelfire.com /wa3/rockinperth   (2921 words)

The original rockabilly style ended with the fifties.
It's rough southern edges were an exciting contrast to the group oriented rhythm and blues produced in the Northern cities.
Fading from the scene by the late nineteen fifties, Rockabilly for many remained the "purest" form of rock and roll.
www.history-of-rock.com /rockabilly.htm   (302 words)

 Rockabillybass.com - dedicated to the rockabilly bass player   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The recording has a modern rockabilly sound, is powerful and was obviously recorded in a professional studio.
Unfortunately a couple of songs start to lean towards today's commercial country pop, but I have a feeling the record label is to blame, especially after seeing the band live.
This CD is not straight rockabilly, so if you want plain ole rockabilly you may not want it, but Brian Setzer is a great guitarist and this is a good CD.
www.rockabillybass.com /previous_reviews.htm   (971 words)

 Amazon.com: Rockabilly Boogie: Music: Johnny Burnette Trio,the link provided is Flatt and Scrugs,one bad review as well   (Site not responding. Last check: )
These guys have a far reaching influence that goes beyond the rockabilly "scene" and even Aerosmith knows how important they were to rock and roll history.
Unless you play a rockabilly guitar and can do nothing else, I have to wonder where you are coming from.
The term "rockabilly" was coined by Cashbox writers, attempting to describe not only hillbilly rockers, but the music of Chuck Berry (even Fats Domino was called a rockabilly by at least one writer).
www.amazon.com /Rockabilly-Boogie-Johnny-Burnette-Trio/dp/B000001AW9   (1406 words)

 the cleveland rockabilly uprising- rockabilly rhythm revue   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Bones Maki and the Sun Dodgers are a new band from the Detroit area, but by no means are they rookies in the Rockabilly world.
Graham is quickly making a name for himself as a great guitarist, but it doesn’t hurt to be surrounded by the experienced talent of Craig and Kenny.
If you buy one modern Rockabilly album this year, make it this one.You can send your email of thanks directly to me for the recommendation.
www.rockabillyuprising.com /revue/revue1.html   (465 words)

 Rockabilly - Free Music Downloads - MP3 Downloads - Download.com Music
During the early 1950s, white, rural Southerners began fusing acoustic blues and country songs with the electrified jump-blues craze to create rockabilly, an inspiration to contemporary rock 'n' roll.
By the late '50s, though, rockabilly had been effectively commodified by the recording industry, and glossy studio production tamed the music's country edge.
Decades later, however, the classic rockabilly sound found new audiences thanks to such artists as the Blasters, Big Sandy, the Cramps, and the Stray Cats.
music.download.com /2001-10540_32-0.html?   (355 words)

 Listen to Free Online Rockabilly Radio Stations - Live365 Internet Radio
Rockabilly has moved to a world-wide stage with a new generation of talented rockers.
Imagine you are channel surfing in the late 50's or early 60's.
Radio was filled with the sounds of early Rock, Pop, Rockabilly, classic Country, R&B and great crooners.
www.live365.com /cgi-bin/directory.cgi?genre=rockabilly   (247 words)

 Rockabilly Queen took Cue from King
It wasn't until the mid-1980s that Jackson returned to her country and rockabilly repertoire with several European tours, where enthusiastic audiences were waiting.
Jackson's reputation in the rockabilly world stayed strong; her songs continued to appear on rockabilly collections, and a series of box sets of her work were released.
A potent blend of rockabilly, country and gospel, the CD intersperses new numbers with reworkings of Jackson classics like "Mean Mean Man" and "Hard Headed Woman," and features an impressive roster of guest artists, from Elvis Costello to Dave Alvin of the Blasters, to Poison Ivy and Lux Interior of the Cramps.
www.sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/chronicle/archive/2004/01/11/PKGR943NR41.DTL&type=music   (1134 words)

 DNK Amazon Store :: Rockabilly Riot, Vol. 1: A Tribute to Sun Records
This is the first of a multi-volume series where Brian will pay tribute to the music that influenced him, and in turn, made him one of the most influential musical figures of the last 25 years.
If you don't know what Rockabilly is or are just getting into it here, this is a great transition to hear Brian's versions of Classic songs that every Rockabilly player does.
Setzer's musicianship is top-notch; more proof that he's probably the best rockabilly (and swing) guitarist to ever live.
www.entertainmentcareers.net /book/ProductDetails.aspx?asin=B0009U7FM2   (697 words)

 Instructional Rockabilly Guitar Videos
In this lesson, Jim analyzes and demonstrates the great trademark licks and rhythm patterns of Chuck Berry and the innovative solos of Eddie Cochran.
He demonstrates effects devices (tremolo, echo, reverb and distortion) and explains how they were used by the different players.
Troy also covers chord voicings and the scales inherent in rockabilly and shows how to apply them.
www.andplay.com /guitarrockabilly.htm   (214 words)

Rockabilly Rose here, hangin on my balcony in the hysterical historical French Quarter of New Orleans where I like to blast my favorite music for the tourists to dance to in the streets...
It's going to be about promoting rockabilly bands old and new with an emphasis on discovering new talent and rediscovering old talent.
Maybe you are in a band that is a "weekender"-- you have a day job that pays the rent but puts you nowhere near a computer or maybe you were retired and are making a comeback, and trying to find out what's out there.
members.aol.com /GilTyrrell/BOPLICITY.html   (1381 words)

The bearded maniac, or the Rockabilly Rasputin, as some call Johnny Legend, could very well be one of the sparks that started the rockabilly fire in the early 70s, along with Ray Campi, Ron Wiser and Rollin' Rock Records.
Born six decades ago in Texas, rockabilly legend Ray Campi has been recording since 1951 for a variety of labels, both large and small.
According to Ray, "This recording is dedicated to all the rockabilly ladies in California and the world who have supported this music in their lifestyles and in their appearance, helping to make rockabilly music one of the most exciting musical forms ever!
www.dionysusrecords.com /dionysus/rockabilly.html   (1076 words)

 The Rockabilly Guitar Page. Everything about the historic and modern rockabilly guitar.
Their shape and construction has little to do with the vintage ones they are supposed to be replicas of, the overall quality is poor but most importantly the sound is nothing to brag about, although not useless.
As opposed to a solid body guitar which is made out of one* heavy piece of wood, the light top* of a hollow body guitar is often free to vibrate much more, especially with open f-holes where there is a long edge of wood not attached to anything.
I know a lot of rockabilly slap bass players will agree with me, that the acoustic abilities of their instruments often only get in the way of creating a good amplified sound.
www.the-jime.dk /Rockabilly_Guitar.htm   (7171 words)

 Guitar Player - Rockabilly Revival!
But there’s no denying that Heat is expanding his scope as a writer, and he even decided to produce this album himself to ensure that his message reaches the listener’s ears with a sonic intensity that matches his subject matter.
Revival shows that the rockabilly rude boy is still beating within Heat’s heart and soul, but he’s now a punk changed by the ravages of life, and his music has grown deeper and even more electrifying as a result.
When the band started, we were pretty much a straight rockabilly band, but every once in a while we would add a rock or punk rock song.
www.guitarplayer.com /story.asp?sectioncode=4&storycode=13   (1408 words)

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