Pop Goes The Country Vol. 11: Carl Perkins – “Blue Suede Shoes” (1956)

Pop Goes The Country is an ongoing feature where I discuss country music’s biggest crossover hits. As previously mentioned, we’re in the rockabilly era of ‘Pop Goes The Country.’ Thus far, while we’ve discussed how certain country singers like Sonny James and Marty Robbins adapted nicely to this new trend, we’re now going to look… Read More Pop Goes The Country Vol. 11: Carl Perkins – “Blue Suede Shoes” (1956)

Album Review: Johnny Cash and Various Artists – ‘Forever Words’

This is a re-uploaded post from Swamp Opera.  While many would not label Out Among The Stars as Johnny Cash’s all-time best work, I consider it a landmark moment in my life. You see, I never got to be “excited” for a new Cash album, and I’m guessing a few of you out there know the same… Read More Album Review: Johnny Cash and Various Artists – ‘Forever Words’