Tag Archives: Elvis Presley

No Particular Place to Go

Chuck Berry reportedly wrote that title in prison (for transporting a 14-year-old girl across state lines, violating the Mann Act).  The song devolves into an amusing anecdote when the the protagonist cannot get the young lady’s ‘safety belt’ unbuckled, but … Continue reading

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“Beautiful Star of Bethlehem”

  Every year on the Hillbilly at Harvard Christmas Extravaganza, we close the show with three records: The Stanley Brothers’  “Beautiful Star of Bethlehem,” Elvis Presley’s “Blue Christmas,” and (as a special closing theme) The Moms and Dads’ instrumental version … Continue reading

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Deep Roots Remembers Gordon Stoker & The Jordanaires

Ken Irwin of Rounder Records forwards me this notice from David McGee, proprietor of the interesting website Deep Roots.  There’s a link to the full story, with video clips, at the end.  I recommend it; I had never known the … Continue reading

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