The Paisano

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 roll and rockabilly. Rebellious, yet smooth, Lewis joined the likes of Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash as the r...

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 first strictly blues artist. Although his self-titled debut was released in 1958, Diddley has been releasi...

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 album were sprouting in 1956, his second effort, “Johnny Cash Sings the Songs that Made Him Famous,” arrived ...