Tag Archives: James Burton

Steamroller Blues: James Taylor; Elvis Presley; TCB Band.

Hello there! This week our blog features a terrific parody blues tune, Steamroller Blues. First we will discuss the song written and popularized by James Taylor. Next, we will show the song as it was covered by Elvis Presley, and … Continue reading

Posted in Pop Music, Rhythm and blues, Rock and roll | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Hello Mary Lou: Rick Nelson, New Riders of the Purple Sage, Led Zeppelin

Hello there! This week we consider the song Hello Mary Lou. We will consider the original by roots rocker Rick Nelson, and covers of that song by the country-rock group New Riders of the Purple Sage, plus heavy-metal giants Led … Continue reading

Posted in Heavy Metal, Rock and roll, Rockabilly | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments