Rockabilly: A Forty-Year Journey

Rockabilly A Forty Year Journey Book The rebellious youth music we know as rockabilly was born in the s and enjoyed a great revival in the s and s This book is a straight from the heart account of how the genre s greatest arti

  • Title: Rockabilly: A Forty-Year Journey
  • Author: Billy Poore
  • ISBN: 9780793591428
  • Page: 238
  • Format: Paperback
  • Book The rebellious youth music we know as rockabilly was born in the 50s and enjoyed a great revival in the 80s and 90s This book is a straight from the heart account of how the genre s greatest artists author Billy Poore s personal friends made their mark Billy gives the low down on everyone from pioneers like Gene Vincent, Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, C Book The rebellious youth music we know as rockabilly was born in the 50s and enjoyed a great revival in the 80s and 90s This book is a straight from the heart account of how the genre s greatest artists author Billy Poore s personal friends made their mark Billy gives the low down on everyone from pioneers like Gene Vincent, Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, Eddie Cochran and Charlie Feathers, to the next generation of stars like Link Wray, Dave Edmunds, Robert Gordon, Dwight Yoakam, The Blasters, The Stray Cats and BR5 49, to the unlikely artists who have been influenced by rockabilly, including Conway Twitty and The Beatles His uncensored stories and incredible, previously unpublished photos deliver an inside look into the wild art of one of America s greatest inventions The book is also a great reference guide, detailing artists from the legends to the one hit wonders chart activity, career milestones and tours With its sentimental foreword by the late Danny Gatton, this book is a must read for all fans of music and Americana

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    1. I really wanted to like this book much more than I did. It was full of interesting behind-the-scenes triva so that was a bonus, but I just felt too much of the author's bias towards the different performers and their behaviors. Talent is something to like about someone, but their behavior should also be taken into account too. The author excuses some of the performers lifestyles and behaviors simply because they were awesome singers/players. I don't accept that in any form. I was disappointed in [...]

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