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Posted on 10 May 2018 | 12:41 am
Lee Rocker stray cat struts to the Tower -
Bend BulletinLee Rocker stray cat struts to the TowerBend Bulletin“I've done radio over the years, and was doing a lot of storytelling with that on XM Satellite, and did a stint of dates on Broadway here in New York with a show, “Million Dollar Quartet” (about the infamous 1956 Sun Records session of the same name ...
Posted on 10 May 2018 | 12:20 am
Supergroups: when the biggest names in pop
Official Charts CompanySupergroups: when the biggest names in pop come togetherOfficial Charts CompanyComprised of Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Johnny Cash, the Million Dollar Quartet was initially nothing more than an impromptu jam session. The four musicians all descended on the Sun Record Studios in Memphis, Tennessee at the same ...
Posted on 9 May 2018 | 11:03 pm
Mega star Mickey Gilley to play benefit
Alton TelegraphMega star Mickey Gilley to play benefit concert for Grafton Police DepartmentAlton TelegraphGRAFTON — A country superstar readily accepted an invitation to perform for a good cause requested by a good friend. “Mickey and I have been working together for thirty-plus years,” promoter Ron Young said of Mickey Gilley, who is taking the Historic ...
Posted on 9 May 2018 | 6:54 pm
American Routes Shortcuts: Jerry Lee Lewis -
WWNOAmerican Routes Shortcuts: Jerry Lee LewisWWNONick Spitzer: Jerry Lee Lewis was the first interview I ever did, back in college radio, 1969. I've talked to him a couple of times in the nearly 50 years since. It's always memorable. In 1999, American Routes went to his Nesbitt, MS ranch near Memphis ...
Posted on 4 May 2018 | 3:05 am
Country Music Hall of Fame salutes the
Jerry Lee Lewis
While the exhibit naturally focuses on Phillips' discovery of such talents as Howlin' Wolf, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and others, it also chronicles his role as a force for musical innovation and as an idiosyncratic and iconoclastic ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 12:48 am
J. Roddy Walston set to rock Live on the
Since being formed by Walston in 2002, the group has gained a reputation for frenzied live shows centered around the frontman, who mans a 300-pound upright piano center stage with the fervor of Jerry Lee Lewis in his prime. Media buzz and a rigorous ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 8:38 pm
Almost 80, Mickey Gilley ready to rock
Gilley joked that before his “Roomful of Roses” hit “took off,” he hadn’t realized he was performing inadvertently in tribute to his fellow Louisiana native cousin, Jerry Lee Lewis, but then again, they each, along with their gospel-singing ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 7:16 pm
'Million Dollar Quartet' rocks with music
OGUNQUIT — It's a music lover's dream — watching Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and Elvis Presley perform hit after hit from "Blue Suede Shoes" to "Ring of Fire." And they're on stage now through Sept. 19 at the Ogunquit Playhouse ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 5:47 pm
Cornrows and Cultural Appropriation: The
Without the black swing, blues, and jazz musicians, there is no Elvis or Jerry Lee Lewis or rock ‘n’ roll. And the influence is evident in all aspects of American culture, from fashion to food, from language to literature. What most white Americans won ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 6:00 pm