Artist: Elvis Presley Year: 1956 Genre: Rock and Roll Grade: A+ On the heels of his landmark debut and supporting singles, Elvis Presley shot to international superstardom the likes of which had never been seen before or since. And while some may … Continue reading Elvis Presley’s Debut: Over 60 Years Later
This is rockabilly at its most raw.
Grade: A Continue reading Johnny Burnette and the Rock ‘n Roll Trio
Elvis’ first two albums, both released in 1956, began a seismic shift in modern musical history. His second album remains a benchmark. Continue reading Coronation of the King
Every two months, I will give a comprehensive wrap-up of the happenings of the music world. For more comprehensive analyses, look towards specific album reviews (plenty of links in the article). I hope you will find my opinions insightful and honest. … Continue reading State of the Union I: January-February ’18
The 50 greatest albums of the 1950s, as picked by yours truly. Continue reading The 50 Greatest Albums of the 1950s