Here is a song I wrote/recorded/arranged/produced etc. for my solo project, Blonde Ventura. It’s called Love Rearranged. Hope you dig. E.
And now for a brand new addition to E. Hehr1955′s Hard to Find 45′s. The Cousins we’re a Belgian based band who specialized in writing teenage party anthems with an Americana surf-rock twist. In Belgium, their style of music was known as rock ‘n twist. Outside of Belgium, not too many people knew what rock … Read more
“Conspicuous in “Have I the Right?” is the prominent part of the drums that carry the song. Their effect was enhanced by making the members of the group stamp their feet on the wooden stairs to the studio. Meek recorded the sound with five microphones he had fixed to the banisters with bicycle clips. For the … Read more
Photography by Leigh Wiener
One of the most enigmatic horror hosts from the Golden Age of TV is Tarantula Ghoul,the vampy monster of ceremonies played by Suzanne Waldron for KPTV’s House of Horror from 1957 to 1959. No footage from her show is known to survive. All that is left are some articles, a few photos, ads for her … Read more
Elvis Presley with his cousin, Gene (1953) “My Happiness” is the first song Elvis ever recorded. It was tracked in the summer of 1953 at Sun Studios in Memphis. Elvis didn’t plan on doing anything with the recording. He just wanted to hear how his voice sounded. The rest is history. Listen to it HERE: … Read more
So it’s been awhile since my last “Hard to Find 45″ post, and I know that you’re all DYING to hear a new, obscure tune. The following song is probably the eeriest “Hard to Find 45″ post yet. “Psycho” was originally written in 1966 by blind songwriter Leon Payne (who wrote songs for Hank Williams, … Read more
“What was it you were looking for that took your life that night They said they found my high school ring clutched in your fingers tight Teen angel, can you hear me Teen angel, can you see me Are you somewhere up above And I am still your own true love Just sweet sixteen, and … Read more