Category Archives: Rockabilly

Professional clown and rockabilly songwriter Terry Teene, 70, was there the day Buddy Holly died

(Terry Teene, a prolific songwriter who was with Buddy Holly the day before Holly died, was killed in a bicycle accident March 2, 2012 in Tyler, Texas.) TYLER, Texas -Terry Teene was an American singer, musician, and prolific songwriter who

Professional clown and rockabilly songwriter Terry Teene, 70, was there the day Buddy Holly died

(Terry Teene, a prolific songwriter who was with Buddy Holly the day before Holly died, was killed in a bicycle accident March 2, 2012 in Tyler, Texas.) TYLER, Texas -Terry Teene was an American singer, musician, and prolific songwriter who

Legendary songwriter and rockabilly guitarist Billy Strange wrote for Presley, Sinatra

(NASHVILLE –  Billy Strange, a songwriter, guitarist and arranger who worked with Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra and Nancy Sinatra, has died in Nashville at age 81.) At about the age of 16 he left school and took off across Texas

Legendary songwriter and rockabilly guitarist Billy Strange wrote for Presley, Sinatra

(NASHVILLE –  Billy Strange, a songwriter, guitarist and arranger who worked with Elvis Presley, Frank Sinatra and Nancy Sinatra, has died in Nashville at age 81.) At about the age of 16 he left school and took off across Texas

Minneapolis/St. Paul remembers bass player Paul Manske, 57, of the Hillbilly Voodoo Dolls

(From The Minneapolis Star-Tribune on Jan. 31, 2012.) ST. PAUL, Minn. – With his bass, Paul Manske could make the music swing, whether he was playing with rockabilly queen Wanda Jackson or with one of his own groups like the

Minneapolis/St. Paul remembers bass player Paul Manske, 57, of the Hillbilly Voodoo Dolls

(From The Minneapolis Star-Tribune on Jan. 31, 2012.) ST. PAUL, Minn. – With his bass, Paul Manske could make the music swing, whether he was playing with rockabilly queen Wanda Jackson or with one of his own groups like the