We look forward to many more years of great entertainment and tradition. Thanks to all that have kept this tradition alive.
By Buster Fayte, Featured Author, Sad Man’s Tongue
What was it about rockabilly music that held such strong appeal to the youth of the 1950s? Why was the music so powerful and why did it become such a defining force in American culture and then worldwide culture? And how has the music’s appeal evolved over time? What makes modern fans love the music as much as–if not more–than the fans of the 1950s. I’m not sure those are questions that can truly be answered, but I’m willing to try!
It’s easy to point out that the young fans of the 1950s had become terribly bored with the music they had available to listen to. Country music was (in my opinion) at its wonderful peak during this era, but it wasn’t really music aimed at the kids. There was lots of great jazz music happening at the time, but it didn’t…
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