Elvis historian Eric Wolfson's 33 1/3 book, Elvis Presley's From Elvis in Memphis, examines perhaps the greatest artistic accomplishment of Elvis' career: a comeback album that reinstated his relevance.
Rockabilly queen Tami Neilson gets back to basics on her new LP, as she moves between country, gospel, and R&B. She also looks back on meeting one of the artists who shaped her life, Mavis Staples. "She radiates joy," says the singer.
Left Lane Cruiser's new album arrives later this spring. In the meantime we have a small taste of its almighty might, musical muscle via a deep appreciation of a good friend and cosmic character, "Two Dollar Elvis".
The Americana rockabilly sensibility of Toy Soldiers' The Maybe Boys instantly transports you to an old barn that has been converted to a dance bar where you've already had a few too many drinks. Recorded "mostly live," the album feels more like a party you're enjoying than a collection of songs you're listening to, which is certainly not a bad thing.
She's toured with Jeff Beck, been spearheading a fantastic rockabilly revival, and has even been the recipient of some Presidential M&M's. This is the world of Imelda May, and she tells us all about it ...