Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

Go Bo Diddley!

April 20, 2015

Property of Checkers records, all rights reserved Bo Diddley made a name for himself among the emerging rock n’ roll and blues talents throughout America in the 1950s. His music...

Great Balls of Fire!

April 6, 2015

Property of Sun records. Jerry Lee Lewis captured Sun Record’s (and soon America’s) heart in 1958 with his self-debut titled album that bridged some leftover gaps between rock and...

Hey Bo Diddley!

March 23, 2015

Property of Chess Records. All rights reserved. So far, Elvis, Ray Charles and Chuck Berry have been the only blues-type artists on Old Tunes Review, but Bo Diddley would be the Review’s...

Johnny Cash Sings the Songs that Made Him Famous

February 23, 2015

Copyright Sun Records By 1958, Johnny Cash had already been in the spot light for three years with hit singles and his debut album coming in 1957. Although singles from his second...

Buddy Holly’s last album

February 9, 2015

Decca Records all rights reserved Released in 1958, “That’ll Be the Day,” would be Buddy Holly’s last album before his untimely and tragic death from a plane crash along with...

The King in New Orleans

January 26, 2015

Courtesy of RCA Records While Elvis Presley was taking over the music world during the 1950’s, he was also trying to conquer the movie world. One of the movies Elvis starred in was...

Elvis gets Golden

December 1, 2014

Courtesy of RCA Records Elvis Presley was a very busy man during the early stages of his career. He took over the world, with huge number one hits and even appeared in many movies....

Peggy Sue Gets An Album

November 10, 2014

Despite his short career, Buddy Holly is one of America’s most revered musicians of all time despite his short career. Released in 1958, “Buddy Holly,” focused on more of his vocals as Holly...

One Dozen Berrys

October 27, 2014

Courtesy of Chess Records A favorite in 1958 dancehalls, Chuck Berry’s second album, “One Dozen Berrys,” put an exclamation point on his flourishing career. With Berry writing...

Little Richard Strikes Again

October 13, 2014

Courtesy of Specialty Records Released in 1958, Little Richard’s second album, “Little Richard,” knocks your socks off better than his first. Listen as Little Richard tops his...

Chirping with the Crickets

September 29, 2014

Courtesy of Brunswick Records The boys from Texas, Buddy Holly and the Crickets, became one of America’s biggest groups in the late 1950s. Buddy Holly (singer and lead guitarist)...

Merry Christmas, From The King

September 15, 2014

Courtesy of RCA Records Feliz Navidad to everyone! Well, it’s not Christmas season yet, but Mr. Elvis Presley returns to the building for another classic album, 1957’s Elvis’...

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