While we have a short break in our gigging schedule, and before we head back into the studio to record the final three tracks for our debut album, we figured we’d wrap up our little series of blog posts from our visit to Nashville and Memphis last September. As reported in an earlier post on this … More Memphis, Tennessee: Part 3
These bad boys landed on The Wheelgrinders’ coffee table this morning! Just in time to chase away the Winter blues…an entire box of NOS 1950s vintage sunglasses made by Vetta in Milan. Too cool!
The first day of 2017 and nothing much has happened yet so let’s look back to our trip to Memphis TN in September of last year to record at the legendary Sun Studios and to Wheelgrinders’ guitarist Greg’s pilgrimages around the fabled home of Rockabilly. Before we even arrived in Memphis we spent a few … More Memphis, Tennessee: Part 2
Just like The Killer took time off in the Spring of 1959 to relax in the Gulf of Mexico The Wheelgrinders need a little vacation from time to time to recharge their rockabilly batteries. We’re taking a few weeks off from live shows but will return with a show at The Princeton in Vancouver on Saturday October … More Killer Vacation
On Monday Sept 5th we entered the hallowed studio in Memphis, Tennessee where Rock ‘n’ Roll was born. Under the watchful eyes of Elvis, Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash and Jerry Lee Lewis we recorded four songs…two original Wheelgrinders numbers “Torqueflite Baby” and “Betty Lou’s Got A New Tattoo” and two covers Leadbelly’s “Goodnight Irene” and … More The Wheelgrinders at Sun Studios, Part 1
This weekend The Wheelgrinders travel to Memphis, TN to record at rockabilly ground zero – Sun Studios. The legendary studio founded by the equally legendary Sam Phillips in 1950 as the Memphis Recording Service at 706 Union Ave and rebranded in 1952 as Sun Records was where Elvis Presley, Roy Orbison, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, … More Recording at Sun Studios