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The Complete History Of The Stray Cats, Part One

J. Kordosh, Creem, January 1983

ROCKABILLY PROPER started and ended in Sam Phillips' Sun Studio in Memphis. It was a short-lived and vaguely-defined phenomenon, revolving around dirt-poor Southern white musicians trying to bop up their yodelling with some steady beats and snazzy pickin'. Heroes of the bygone era included people like Carl Perkins, Johnny Burnette and Elvis Presley.

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