Tag Archives: Bill Black

Happy Birthday, “Hillbilly Cat”

He was born on January 8, 1935. He would have other nicknames over the course of his career, such as “Elvis the pelvis” and “The King of Rock & Roll” but, for the purpose of this discourse, I’d like to … Continue reading

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R.I.P. D.J. Fontana

We’ve lost the man who defined the backbeat of Rock & Roll.  More importantly, we’ve lost a gentle, humble man with an easy, shy smile who we were privileged to know, Dominic Joseph Fontana, better known throughout the world as … Continue reading

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