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Carl Perkins and Friends was a Cool 1985 Rockabilly Session taped in London with fellow Rockabilly artists George Harrison, Ringo Starr, Dave Edmunds, Eric Clapton and others.
Ricky Nelson's Poor Little Fool was a #1 song in 1958 and holds the distinction of being the very first number-one song on Billboard magazine's newly created Hot 100 chart. However, the songwriter claimed Nelson ruined the song by slowing the tempo.
Ricky Nelson Songs and vinyl record memories of his early songs starting with "Poor Little Fool" from 1958, his 1961 "Travlin' Man" with a great video, the fabulous cover of, "I Will Follow You," and another favorite, "Teenage Idol."
Are You Lonesome Tonight is a vinyl record memories Norah Jones music tribute to Elvis. It is one of the better covers of the song that I have heard and certainly the best by any female.
"Long Cool Woman in a Black Dress" is about an FBI agent doing a sting operation and he spares the long cool woman to spend his life with her. The neat guitar intro was added during a tune-up session and proved to be a very popular part of the song.
Tears on My Pillow is another great Doo-Wop classic with lyrics you can understand and appreciate while enjoying those fabulous harmonies created by those great Doo-Wop groups from this era.This golden oldie has beautiful words of sadness and longing for beginning again.
Doo-Wop groups of the fifties and sixties provided street corner music to entertain themselves and provided some of the best and most beautiful music in those two decades. Having these old songs in our lives provides us with those special vinyl record memories.
Cattle Call duet with LeAnn Rimes and Eddy Arnold. Recorded when she was just thirteen, the movie backdrop with the "Red River" cattle drive fits perfectly. Close your eyes while singing the first verse and you can almost see a cowboy campfire dotting the nighttime plain.
Amarillo By Morning is a Rodeo ballad first recorded in 1973, but the George Strait version which came out ten years later is the one everyone knows and turned Strait into an overnight star. The whining fiddle arrangement will stay with you long after the song ends.
Come with me and let's relive those bygone days with the cowboy campfire songs and words to some of your favorite western classics. Polish up your spurs, Saddle up ole paint and get ready to relive your childhood!
The very best Blue-Eyed Soul singers in the Cincinnati area were Lonnie Mack and Beau Dollar. Over the years there have been white artists that routinely passed through the Cincinnati R&B scene, but in my opinion, none with more talent than Beau and Lonnie.
Send Me Down To Tucson is one of those Classic Country cheating songs you're bound to hear on any country music station. It's one of those all-time classic country cheating songs that finds the singer having a torrid affair with a lover in another city and state.
The Chordettes Lollipop & Mr. Sandman brings back warm, fuzzy memories of an era and the fabulous harmonies of these four pretty gals.
The original 1944 Dream oldies music lyrics receives a perfect cover done by Roy Orbison with music and lyrics by Johnny Mercer.
The Eddie My Love oldies music lyrics was written by Teen Queens brother, Aaron Collins. Here is the story of this 60-year-old teen ballad, the two sisters who sang the song and their tragic ending.
Thanks for an excellent musical experience. I found your website by accident and just kept enjoying one classic after another. Great job! Like yourself, I am still enjoying my vinyl collection. We share many of the same favorite artists. Regards,
Jim Miles, Germantown, MD
Congratulations on an outstanding site. I am from the old school. I was 13 when Rock & Roll erupted in 1955. I would literally run home from school to watch Bandstand every day. I lived outside Philly and grew up with all the Philadelphia music scene and its performers. Keep up the good work and I thank you for your time and effort in keeping the old vinyl music alive for us and future generations.
Bill Moore (retired)
Connie Francis is NOT in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. How ridiculous is that? Read more...
"Poor Little Fool" song writer claimed Ricky ruined her song. Read the story here.
The real "Little Deuce Coupe" story with great video. Read more.
Hottest rockabilly ever performed in one setting! Watch as Carl Perkins sings rockabilly songs with George Harrison, Eric Clapton, Ringo Starr and others. Read more...
The song "True Love Ways" was recorded in the presence of Buddy's wife, and should be appreciated for the impact of this great song, and the love that inspired it. Read the story here.
Why did Patsy dislike the song "Crazy" when she first heard it? Read more.
"Looking For An Echo" is street corner music with soul. A time when the ability to sing was mandatory. Read more.
Tucked between the 50s Doo Wop groups and the mid-60s British invasion was the phenomenon known as the Girl Groups. Read More.