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Jim Parrack, Deborah Ann Woll, and Ryan Kwanten/Photo credit John P. Johnson

From Sun Records To Katy Perry, ‘True Blood’ Shows Musical Variety

This week’s episode of HBO’s True Blood covered a wide array of music, including classic blues from Chess Records (John Lee Hooker), early rock and roll from Sun Records (Carl Perkins) and a somewhat more recent pop star (Katy Perry).

08/14/2012

The Big Bang Of Rock And Roll Happened On July 5

These four men changed music forever on July 5, 1954, while they were just fooling around in the Sun studio in Memphis.  [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Elvis Presley[/lastfm] had walked in off the street the year before, and […]

07/05/2011

Rock Flashback: Elvis Is Alive

On this April Fools Day, there are any number of rock ‘n’ roll hoaxes we could write about: [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Paul McCartney[/lastfm] is dead (probably not), Charles Manson auditioned for [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]the Monkees[/lastfm] (he couldn’t have […]

04/01/2011

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