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Rockabilly Guitar Licks were made popular by Carl Perkins in the mid fifties when he blasted onto the scene with his #1 hit "Blue Suede Shoes." Perkins would go on to release a masterful mix of rockabilly music that everyone imitated but few others could equal.
It was 1962 when Eugene Dixon became Gene Chandler and released the Duke of Earl oldies music lyrics under the Vee-Jay record label. A million copies sold in a little over a month and the song would be on the charts for 15 weeks, three weeks at number one.
The Sammi Smith oldies music lyrics brings back those great vinyl record memories and the song "Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye," a classic remake so revealing and familiar that it often seems as if she's right there beside you, whispering into your ear.
"Only The Lonely" screamed hit from its first few bars. The Anita Kerr Singers, gently crooning those vinyl record memories, "dum dum dum, dum-be-doo-wah" and other such syllables to an instantly memorable bittersweet melody, ending by singing the title phrase.
The Johnny Tillotson 1960 teen love song "Why Do I Love You So" was a short song with a long-lasting heartbroken message. It is perhaps one of the more romantic teen ballads written at the time, and remains another forgotten oldie rarely played on the radio today.
In 1964 Roy Orbison and Bill Dees wrote the Pretty Woman Oldies Music Lyrics. The title, inspired by Orbison's wife Claudette, would end up #1 on the charts and would later be used as the movie theme song in the 1990 Pretty Woman movie and 1988 Black and White Night Special.
The Rosanne Cash vinyl record memories would not be complete without "My Baby Thinks He's a Train," a 1981 #1 song for Rosanne from her album, "Seven Year Ache." While The Jordanaires sing backup, Steuart Smith on guitar provides a nothing-short-of-phenomenal performance.
The song "Crazy" from our Patsy Cline Jukebox Memories collection will always be a reminder of just how good she really was at expressing emotion in a song. Her exceptional vocal phrasing has made her one of the most iconic and influential singers of the 20th century.
The Golden Oldies Vinyl Record Memories surrounds you with songs that have been forever, "Lost in the fifties." Take a break, step back in time, and enjoy your favorite vinyl record memories and the great old songs we grew up with during the golden age of vinyl records.
The Happy Trails vinyl record Memories will carry you into a world of legends, lullabies and longhorn cattle. And for the real cowboy songs listener, what better world could there be than listening to these classic cowboy campfire songs from Michael Martin Murphey.
Who's the best guitarist on this classic Elvis Presley song? Recalling some of my favorite Mystery Train vinyl record memories I'll start with the original by Elvis and continue with other great guitarists for a special Mystery Train challenge.
Enjoy some great Rockabilly vinyl record memories with Scotty Moore, Eric Clapton and friends recorded live in 2004 at London's famous Abbey Road studios with a stellar line-up of legendary guitar gods. They called it Rockabilly before they called it Rock-n-roll.
The remarkable Andrew Gold is a welcome addition to vinyl record memories with his 1975 classic, "That's Why I love You." Andrew Gold died on June 3rd, 2011, at the young age of 59 and is, in my opinion, one of the most underrated artists of our time.
Grease Classic Old Movies rediscovers great music and teen life in the 50s. With a rockin', rollin' all-star cast and an irresistible sound track, this original high school musical will make you wanna get up and dance. It's a happy and fun musical for lovers of Grease.
The Ricky Nelson cover of the song, "I Will Follow You," was originally recorded in 1961 as an instrumental. In 1963 Nelson recorded "I Will Follow You" for his first Decca Album and sang the cover on The Ozzie and Harriet show with a young James Burton on lead guitar.