Brian and Gene

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Friday, December 28, 2007

Rockabilly revivalist Brian Setzer was rummaging in the Sun Records vaults, looking for unknown gems he could cover. He struck gold with Gene Simmons' "Peroxide Blonde in a Hopped-Up Model Ford," but half the tune was missing, and Gene couldn't remember the other half. What's a rockabilly junkie to do? Produced by Trey Kay.

    Music Playlist
  1. Stray Cat Strut
    Artist: Stray Cats
    Album: Stray Cats Greatest Hits
    Label: Capitol
    Purchase: Amazon
  2. Get Rhythm
    Artist: Johnny Cash
    Album: Get Rhythm
    Label: Sun Records
    Purchase: Amazon
  3. Blue Suede Shoes
    Artist: Carl Perkins
    Album: The Essential Sun Collection
    Label: Sun Records
    Purchase: Amazon
  4. Peroxide Blonde In A Hopped Up Model Ford
    Artist: Gene Simmons
    Label: Sun Archives
  5. Peroxide Blonde In A Hopped Up Model Ford
    Artist: Brian Setzer
    Album: Rockabilly Riot, Vol. 1: A Tribute to Sun Records
    Label: Surf Dog Records
    Purchase: Amazon

Contributors:

Trey Kay

Comments [2]

Jenny Lawton from Studio 360

Hi Beth -- You're absolutely right, Sun Studio is in Memphis. Sorry for the slip-up and thanks for keeping us honest!

Jan. 02 2008 07:08 PM
Beth from Nashville

Sun Studio is in Memphis - not Nashville. Two very different cities, but both influentional on American Music and both in the wonderful state of Tennessee.

Dec. 30 2007 11:46 AM

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