Stray Cats / Built for Speed
Rockabilly album from one of the more famous musicians of the genre, Stray Cats.
Toto / Toto
Excellent pop rock album by the band, Toto, from 1978.
Culture Club / Kissing to be Clever
New Wave album featuring the 80’s hit “Do You Really Want To Hurt Me?” from 1982.
John Cafferty and The Beaver Brown Band / The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack to Eddie and The Cruisers
Movie soundtrack based on the early forming of the Rockabilly movement. From 1983.
Earth, Wind & Fire / Faces
Double LP with an embossed cover by the disco/ soul group from 1980.
Janet Jackson / Control
Synth-pop album from 1986.
Kool & The Gang / Emergency
Funk album by Kool & The Gang from 1984.
Grand Funk Railroad / Closer To Home
Album by the Rock Fusion group, Grand Funk Railroad, from 1970.
Jethro Tull / Minstrel in the Gallery
Album by the Prog rock group, Jethro Tull, from 1975.
Quincy Jones / Roots: The Saga of an American Family
This gospel/soul soundtrack is the soundtrack of the famous tv series: Roots. Which dives into the history of slavery in the early days of American life.
Swipe left for clip. Early old-time country and Southern gospel went hand-in-hand and the record labels released plenty of sacred songs in their country series. Here's our Sunday-go-to-meetin' song for the week. The Old Southern Sacred Singers recorded "Nothing But the Blood of Jesus" for Brunswick's country series in 1929.
John Fullbright -- From The Ground Up
Swipe left for clip. Vernon Dalhart doin' "New River Train" on Columbia from 1925. This seems to be the same recording, or at least very similar, to the Herwin record. Guitar and harmonica accompaniment most likely by Carson Robison.
Here's a little more of Kelly Harrell's "New River Train" from January 1925. The song would later be recorded by The Monroe Brothers, then become a huge hit later in Bill Monroe's career. It's even featured in an Andy Griffith show episode starring James Best as a rockabilly guitar hero.