Rockabilly Took a Short Pause During the 1960′s And Early 70′s And Then Came Back Strong
The original rockabilly music wave really didn’t last that long. The genre exploded to the top of the charts after Elvis hit the scene in 1954. By 1956 the charts were burning with great rockabilly songs. 57 and 58 saw some wonderful rockabilly activity, but things where definitely starting to change by 59. By 1960, rockabilly had pretty much waned and rockabilly artists had either faded from the business or moved on to a more developed style of rock. But that wasn’t the end of the rockabilly story. Rest of article below.