Published by Hal Leonard and written by Jerry Naylor and Steve Halliday, this new release, features Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly, Roy Orbison, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and on the road to stardom between 1954 and 1959.
From the publisher:
In five brief but glorious years, a handful of young, animated performers set the entertainment world on its ear.
The Rockabilly Legends - They Called It Rockabilly Long Before It Was Called Rock and Roll celebrates the rebel forefathers who created this raw, driving sound that continues to influence and inspire musicians.
This unique volume - part tribute, part first-person recollection, part history, and all fascinating - provides a complete picture of the times.
It features hundreds of original rare and captivating photos, including Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly, Roy Orbison, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, and others, along with candid interviews with music legends and personal reflections.
The stunningly designed book also comes with a one-hour DVD sampler of rockabilly music to immerse the reader into those heady days from 1954 through 1959 when a new, high-energy sound and spirit instantly captured the hearts of fans around the world.
256 pages with DVD.