Way Back 2021

Cash and Orbison Get Movie and TV Play, Doris, Nancy, Connie and Jimi Heighten Cruella's Devilish Appeal

"Folsom Prison Blues" by Johnny Cash is featured in the current number one box office film, crime drama Wrath of Man. "In Dreams" is the title of the most recent chapter of AMC's Fear the Walking Dead; the hit song of the same title by Cash's former Sun Records labelmate Roy Orbison is heard in bits and pieces throughout the episode. Cruella, Disney's latest live-action spinoff of the 101 ... MORE ››

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Lloyd Price

Lloyd Price used his "Personality" to place six crowd-pleasing singles on the Top 100 ABC-Paramount Hits 1956-1969! See where they rank on the list ... MORE ››

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GARY PUCKETT & THE UNION GAP

TGary Puckett and the Union Gap

The small city of Hibbing, Minnesota has produced more than its share of celebrities. Folk singer-songwriter and inspiration-to-up-and-coming rockers Bob Dylan grew up there. 61-homers-in-one-year major league baseball slugger Roger Maris was born there. It was also the city where promising, bright-future singer Gary Puckett was born, though his image is much more closely associated with Yakima, Washington (his family, headed by a piano-playing mom and sax-blasting dad, moved there when he was a youngster) and the small, adjacent city of Union Gap. He spent most of his childhood and teenage years in Yakima before moving to Twin Falls, Idaho, where in 1960 he graduated from high school, afterwards relocating once again to San Diego, California ... MORE ››



Vinyl Attack Brenda and the Tabulations

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Brenda and the Tabulations

Brenda Payton had a way with a song. She was aware there were opportunities in the city of Philadelphia, what with American Bandstand, Cameo-Parkway Records and various music-oriented entrepreneurs roaming the streets looking for talent. In 1965, not long out of high school, she joined a group called The Joyettes (a different act than ... MORE ››