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Category Archives: Rock & Roll
Well, he is Swedish and his real name is Sven-Ă…ke HĂ¶gberg, but is better known as ‘The Legendary Hank C. Burnette’. He has released over 70 records and CDs the first being on the US Blue Horizon label out of … Continue reading
Now here is something! AÂ 10 CD limited edition box set of obscure Texas Rockabilly, Hillbilly and Country Bop – comes complete withÂ 200 page hardback book, 12″ x 12″ style box-set – a stunning selection of rare records. Â Retailing at around … Continue reading
Fantastic cartoon of Santa and his Reindeers’ performing ‘White Christmas’ (or rather to the great 1954 version by The Drifters, with the legendary Clyde McPhatter taking the high notes!). You can’t fail to be impressed! Wonderful stuff!
Fantastic 48 minute film of the legendary rhythm & blues and rock ‘n’n roll group The Treniers from the private collection of Milt Trenier. Thanks to Doug Price for sending this over.
Washington DC bluesman Bobby Parker, who died on November 1st aged 76, will forever be associated with The Beatles and Led Zeppelin. Why? Well both bands adapted the guitar intro to his biggest number, ‘Watch Your Step’ cut for V … Continue reading
Chelsea Space is to present the first UK exhibition dedicated to American letterpress printed music industry posters from Nashville in November and December. The posters printed using the letterpress process provide a rare opportunity to view archive material and some … Continue reading
‘The Complete Bob Dylan Album Collection, Volume One’ will be a deluxe box set featuring all of Dylanâ€™s original studio and live albums 42 albums in all. Fourteen albums of these have been newly remastered Â and each is housed in … Continue reading
‘The Big Beat – The Story of Fats Domino and Dave Bartholomew’ is the story of how Fats and Dave’s musicÂ became rock & roll and how it effectively broke down the colour barriers thatÂ paved the way for racial … Continue reading
Dust & Grooves Road Trip: Digging for Americaâ€™s Finest Record CollectorsÂ will take place between August 22nd and September 22nd, 2013. The purpose of the this trip is to document and photograph vinyl record collectors throughout the U.S.A. and gather material … Continue reading