NOW OPEN: The Legends of SUN RECORDS at The Johnny Cash Museum
The new exhibit in Nashville, TN features treasures from Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Roy Orbison.
“GO! GO! GO! (Down the Line)” by Roy Orbison
Written by Roy Orbison and Billy Pat Ellis and first released as the B-Side to Sun Record #242, “Ooby Dooby,” this rockabilly classic was also recorded by Ricky Nelson, Mickey Gilley, The Hollies, and Roy’s fellow SUN Records alumni Johnny Cash and Jerry Lee Lewis! The Killer (Jerry Lee Lewis) released the song as SUN record # 288.
The new exhibit at The Johnny Cash Museum in Nashville, TN opens August 15th and showcases Roy Orbison, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash, and their SUN Studios peers Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, W.S. Holland.
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Read what Alex Orbison, Priscilla Presley and others have to say about the exhibit HERE!
Pioneering female guitarist, Velma Smith, passed away on Thursday.
Smith was one of the very first female session musicians and left her stamp on a long, long list of albums from artists like Willie Nelson, Don Gibson, Waylon Jennings, and Roy Orbison.
This photo was taken when Velma Smith was inducted into the Musicians Hall of Fame in January 2014. Museum founder, Joe Chambers, gives Smith her medallion with an audience that includes (Late Show bassist) Will Lee, Neil Young, and Alex Orbison to name a few. Roy Orbison was awarded the inaugural Iconic Riff Award for “Oh, Pretty Woman” that same night.
Click here to read more about Velma Smith and her legacy!