Rockabilly book to hit the market in 2010

May 2, 2008

Catch That Rockabilly Fever by Sheree Homer is a candid account of life on the road and in the studio with ’50s legends and today’s talent. These are personal stories told by the artists themselves. It’s a biography that will be published in Spring 2010 by McFarland Publishers ( It will have never before seen photos(strictly 50’s photos of the legends) and rare stories from the artists themselves. Catch That Rockabilly Fever will be over 300 pages in length. It will be unlike any other rockabilly book on the market since it will include some of today’s hottest young talent plus have interviews with 50’s backing musicians and engineers for the first time, such as James Kirkland (Bob Luman, Ricky Nelson), Richie Frost (Ricky Nelson), Luke Wright (Jerry Lee Lewis), Steve Handford (Bobby Lee Trammell), Tony Austin (Rock and Roll Trio), Stanley Walker (Ray Smith), and Bob Sullivan (KWKH/Louisiana Hayride). More info to come. It will not be available in stores, but you can order it from McFarland directly or Amazon and also you can┬ácall your local bookstore and order it.

Artists that will be included with individual profiles: Glen Glenn Lew Williams Art Adams Jerry Lee Lewis Elvis Presley Ricky Nelson Eddie Cochran Carl Perkins Bob Luman Ed Bruce Dickey Lee Jack Earls Hayden Thompson Maddox Brothers and Rose Sonny Burgess Carl Mann Ray Smith Johnny Powers Charlie Feathers Larry Donn Pat Cupp Ronnie Hawkins Bobby Lee Trammell Huelyn Duvall Gene Summers Sonny West Buddy Holly The Collins Kids Wanda Jackson Charlie Gracie Big Al Downing Laura Lee Perkins The Rock and Roll Trio Narvel Felts The Dave and Deke Combo Kim Lenz Go Cat Go High Noon Larry Cole Cari Lee Merritt Josie Kreuzer Eddie Clendening Hot Rod Trio The Casey Sisters Carl Sonny Leyland Dawn Shipley Sue Moreno Ruby Ann