Of course many of the 80s/90s bands are continuing that tradition.
The very successful award winning Rimshots are the present champions but we have other contenders too.
Sister Mary takes the lead vocals on the doo-wopper I'm sorry that wouldn't have been out of place on the Grease soundtrack - don't let that put you off though, it's good.
I don't know goes from tender doo-wop to a manic call-and-response rocker that somehow works.
It's one of the most diverse albums I've heard for ages with splashes of doo-wop, a little bit of psycho and plenty of rockabilly.
The title track is great neo-rockabilly in the Restless category and they storm through the Fuzztones' She's Wicked.
The Jime New Set Of Rules Elvis Presley 50,000 Elvis Fans Can't Be Wrong Dwight Yoakam Country Festival, Zug, Switzerland - June 14, 1987 Dion - The Saturday Sequence, BBC Radio One, 30 September 1989 The Pomus & Shuman Story: Double Trouble 1956-1967 - V/A Shakin' Stevens - Now Listen Dave Edmunds MTV New Years Eve Party 1986/87 Rockabilly Hall of Fame - 10th Anniversary Crazy Cavan and the Rhythm Rockers and Breathless Top Ten Things That I Just Don't Get Stray Cats - The Fumble (Bootleg #2) Crazy Cavan and the Rhythm Rockers Web Page Darrel Higham - Crazy With Love Johnny Cash and the Tennessee Two "Guest Star" Radio Show - 1959 You Tube Top 12 of the Rockabilly Revival Era Arsen Roulette - Let's Get On With It Miss Mary Ann & the Ragtime Wranglers - Rock It On Down To My House Sonny Burgess - Tear It Up Porky & the Pin-Ups - One Single Yellow Rose 2006: A Review Brian Setzer: 13 Jerry Lee Lewis: Last Man Standing Jerry Lee Lewis with Matchbox The Sharks Slim Jim Phantom Darrel Higham = KAT MEN Johnny Cash - The Legend BR549 - Dog Days Hexxers - Buried Alive!
Shakin' Stevens Everly Brothers Live in 2005 Jerry Lee Lewis Turns 70 B. KING 80 Years Old Brian Setzer - Rockabilly Riot, Vol.
Over the coming months we aim to feature many of the past and present stalwarts of the big beat.Their debut didn't come until 2003 and since then it's basically been the odd track on the odd compilation odd.Well they're here now and are making up for lost time.Lollie Lollie Roman Self: "A Tribute to Ronnie Self" Elvis is Back for a Special 68 Comeback Johnny Cash, American IV - The Man Comes Around King Hillbilly Bop 'n' Boogie, Various Artists RCA Hillbilly, Various Artists JOHNNY CASH At Madison Square Garden / Silver The Rimshots: Musical Medicine SUN Records - 50 Golden Years 1952 - 2002 Darrel Higham - Ghost of Love JOHNNY CASH & FRIENDS Dave Edmunds: St David's Hall, Cardiff Golden Age Of Rock 'n' Roll Country Special Edition Cliff Richard Show w/The Shadows Live/1962 COMETS: Aged To Perfection CD CARL PERKINS: 70th Anniversary Getting' Funky - The Birth Of New Orleans R&B Johnny - The Man In Black Turns 70 TWO Elvis Presley Books About HANK WILLIAMS(separate page) Jerry Lee International Fan Club 1957 Grady Martin, R. Alvis Wayne - Proud Of My Rockabilly Roots Phil & Shaun - "Take It on the Road: USA" (separate page) The Starlight Drifters - Thirteen To Go CHET ATKINS - GUITAR MAN THE VERY BEST OF LIGHTNIN' HOPKINS STRAY CATS - STRAY CAT STRUT DWIGHT YOAKAM - TOMORROW'S SOUNDS TODAY JESS WILLARD - HONKY TONK HARDWOOD FLOOR (and) ROD MORRIS - BIMBO JOHNNY CASH - AMERICAN III: SOLITARY MAN DALE HAWKINS: - FOOL'S PARADISE JOHNNY CASH: - THE EP COLLECTION...PLUS GEORGE JONES - I Am What I Am BILLY FURY - Ace of Clubs BB KING - "The Best Of The Kent Singles 1958 - 1971" Alvis Wayne - Rockabilly Daddy CD Johnny Cash - Johnny Cash At San Quentin Ian Calford & the Brakemen Strapped For Cash Screaming Jay Hawkins Review of Latest issue of Cash Fanzine LEE ROCKER - LIVE CD (2 CD Reviews) Brian Setzer Johnny & The Blades Jack Baymoore & the Bandits Rip Carson & The Twilight Trio - Stand Back!