Monday, June 13, 2022

Rockabilly 🎙 101

 Music appreciation: 

Rockabilly for Beginners 

or Intro to Rockabilly 🎸 

In no particular (chronological or autobiographical) order, these songs and artists got me to love, hooked, appreciate, and enjoy Rockabilly: The Twang Heard ‘Round The World

Depeche Mode - Personal Jesus

PJ Harvey - 50 Ft Queenie

Misfits - American Nightmare

Chris Isaak - Down In Flames

Stray Cats - Rock This Town

▪️Alien Sex Fiend - I Walk The Line

▪️Alien Sex Fiend - New Christian Music

Reverend Horton Heat - One Time For Me

Queen - Crazy Little Thing Called Love

Social Distortion - Story of My Life

Heavy Trash - This day is mine

The Cramps - Naked Girl Falling Down The Stairs

⭐️ The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion - High Gear

⭐️ The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion - Rocketship

⭐️ The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion - Spoiled

Eddie Cochran - Summertime Blues

Elvis Presley - Mystery Train

Elvis Presley - That's All Right

⭐️ Jon Spencer Blues Explosion (JSBX) has Rockabilly, Country + 1950s Rock flavor sprinkled throughout albums & songs. 

🎙 Heavy Trash

Heavy Trash is an American rockabilly band based in New York City, formed by Jon Spencer of The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion and Matt Verta-Ray.’

🎙 Al Dual 

‘An artist of extraordinary musicality, Al Dual is a craftsman who knows how to faithfully bring back sounds from the early days of American music.’

🎙 The Rockabilly Chronicle

‘The Rockabilly Chronicle is a website that focuses on Rockabilly music, from the 50's til today, as well as western swing, blues, neo-rockabilly…’

🎙 Rockabilly Hall of Fame

‘The "Home of Rock 'n' Roll Music Roots"

We embrace all types of early rock 'n' roll, whether it's called rockabilly, hillbilly boogie, or something else. Our purpose, for over 20 years, is to give recognition to the pioneers of this music genre.’