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Addiction and Religion: Conflicts of Johnny Cash | Flame Tree Music

Posted by Catherine Taylor
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Topics: rock icons, 70s music, country music, 60s music, 50s music, Johnny Cash

Johnny Cash - A Quick Look at the Man in Black | Flame Tree Music

Posted by Matt Knight

Both understated and complex, Johnny Cash survived a roller-coaster 50-year career and transcended his 1950s country-and-western roots to become a popular music icon continually appealing to new generations. He is remembered as a groundbreaking figure in a number of musical genres, from country through to gospel to rock’n’roll.

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Topics: rock icons, 70s music, country music, 60s music, 50s music, Johnny Cash

Rock and Roll History: Elvis Presley

Posted by Emma Chafer

Last month saw ITV1 countdown the 20 best-loved Elvis songs, as voted for by viewers in a 90-minute feature length show. With some of Elvis’s best loved songs from the hip-shaking ‘Hound Dog’ to the slower, more soulful ‘Always On My Mind’, the show also featured interviews from friends and loved ones, including ex-wife Priscilla Presley and British icon Sir Cliff Richard. We thought we would take a look at Elvis’s early influences that contributed to the countless hits he released. But what did ITV viewers vote as their number one Elvis song of all time? Read on to find out...

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Topics: 60s music, Rock and Roll History, 50s music, Elvis Presley

Rock and Roll History: Buddy Holly

Posted by Emma Chafer
Last Saturday, September 7th, saw the anniversary of Buddy Holly’s birthday. The legendary rock’n’roll artist would have celebrated his 77th birthday, had his life not been cut tragically short by a fatal plane crash in February 1959. He was just 22 years old. Thinking about how much he achieved in this short time reminds me that Buddy Holly truly was one of the most important influences, if not the most, on early rock’n’roll.
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Topics: Chuck Berry, Rock and Roll History, 50s music

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