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Mar/Apr 2019 - Rockabilly is GO!

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Veteran entertainer Mike Berry was there at the start of rock’n’roll in the UK and, partly thanks to his sister, had the US records to prove it. His soundtrack is stacked with classics from Elvis, The Beatles, Little Richard, Fats Domino, Buddy Holly and more
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With this issue packed with rockabilly, we’re kicking off with a guide to the 50s classics. This A-Z isn’t exhaustive, of course not – that would be a book. But whether you’re a newbie needing a primer on legendary cuts and the sharpest of stars, or a seasoned rockabilly who wants some rarer fare to add to your collection, we hope it’s a good place to start…
One of the most vibrant labels for new rockabilly is the UK’s own Western Star. As he marks his label’s 15th anniversary, owner Alan Wilson tells Vintage Rock about keeping the rockin’ flame alive, picks his favourite cuts and salutes some famous friends
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