Early rockabilly in the Rock and Roll 101 spotlight on SKY 7
Early works of many rock and roll pioneers are featured, including Elvis Presley, Roy Orbison, many more.
By: SKY 7
On this installment, the spotlight is on rockabilly, a key ingredient to the formation of rock and roll in the early to mid-1950s.
The first hour kicks off with Elvis Presley, and continues with early works from Marty Robbins, Brenda Lee, Roy Orbison, The Collins Kids, Wanda Jackson, Johnny Cash, Eddie Cochran, Charlie Rich, Gene Vincent, Dale Hawkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins and more!
The second hour starts with a tribute to the late Scott Engel of The Walker Brothers, followed by the Cover of the Week - "Tears Of A Clown" (The Miracles and The English Beat).
The Vintage Tunedex visits Billboard's Top Ten for the week of April 4, 1964 - a one of a kind survey from the height of the British Invasion that never happened before - or since.
Rock and Roll 101 is heard every Sunday on SKY 7 at 6 p.m. (reboot at 8 p.m.) Arizona/Pacific Time. To listen, log on to https://sky7music.com, then click on Classic Hits and Awesome Variety. Or, download the SKY 7 app.