Month: June 2017

  • Johnny Cash and The Million Dollar Quartet

    Like Elvis‘ hit “That’s All Right Mama”, I couldn’t begin to tell you what ran through my mind when I first heard Johnny Cash sing “I Walk The Line”. It was a little Hank Williams, it was a little Elvis and a whole lot innovative. We first met at the Division Street Corral in Portland…

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  • Jerry Lee Lewis and The Million Dollar Quartet

    You may or may not like Jerry Lee Lewis, but there is no denying the talent of this extraordinary performer. I brought “The Killer” to Vancouver many times over the decades. During one of those concert dates in the early Sixties, he was not happy with the piano provided for him so he slid it…

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  • Carl Perkins and The Million Dollar Quartet

    As a deejay I was more than aware of the talents of Carl Perkins. Rick Nelson stated that Carl was one of his favourites as did the Beatles when their careers took off. Rick and the Beatles also recorded many of Carl’s songs on their albums. I met Carl in 1986 when I produced The…

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