Johnny ‘Guitar’ Watson is the forgotten guitar legend of rock’n’roll. Perhaps he was just too far ahead of his time. This is simply extraordinary.
Hank Williams was the first superstar of country music and the architect of rock’n’roll. This was the last song he recorded, in 1952. Continue reading “Hank Williams – Your Cheatin’ Heart”
There are oldies and then there are oldies – this one is from before I was born. It’s a proper earworm, with some great lyrics, and it’s had almost 50 million views on YouTube, making it surely one of the best known oldies of all time. Continue reading “The Chordettes – Mr Sandman”
Wanda Jackson exchanged country music for rock’n’roll on the advice of her teenage boyfriend Elvis Presley – and never looked back. Continue reading “Wanda Jackson – Hard Headed Woman”