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"Sun Records" Jam Session

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Sneak Peek the Cmt Original dramatic TV series "Sun Records" (aka "Million Dollar Quartet") airing February, 23 2017, starring Drake Milligan as 'Elvis Presley', Trevor Donovan as 'Eddy Arnold', Kevin Fontaine as 'Johnny Cash', Christian Lees as 'Jerry Lee Lewis', Billy Gardell as 'Colonel Tom Parker' and a whole lot more:

"...in a dramatic recreation from one of the world's greatest jam sessions, December 4th, 1956, the career of 'Carl Perkins' was flying high from his hit 'Blue Suede Shoes'.

"New to the scene, 'Jerry Lee Lewis' is brought in to work on a new song with Perkins. Then 'Elvis Presley' and country 'Johnny Cash' stop by the studio for a visit.

The songs they sang on that epic day became the concept for an inventive retelling of their impromptu recording session..."

Cast also includes Jonah Lees as 'Jimmy Swaggart',
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15 Landmark Albums That Changed The Face Of Music Forever

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In the vast world of music there have been so many bands and artists who have shaped the landscape. From The Beatles to James Brown to the White Stripes, so many bands and their work have all left a legacy on the art form; breaking barriers and bringing issues to the forefront, making music one of the most argued, debated, and analysed forms of expression.

While the importance of many musical artists often spans an entire career, there are albums that have been game-changers in one fell swoop. They’ve either introduced a new sound, popularized a musical movement previously overlooked by the masses, or have brought disparate demographics together. A single album can innovate or inspire an era of music. Sometimes the effect is instantaneous and impossible to ignore or is the first step in an evolution in sound. Here is a list of 15 albums that had a long lasting effect on music,
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'Nashville 2.0: The Rise of Americana': Rosanne Cash learned guitar from Carl Perkins

Americana music is a term people have a little trouble defining.

After watching PBS Arts Fall Festival's "Nashville 2.0: The Rise of Americana," airing Friday, Nov. 22 (check local listings), try to focus on this, viewers may have the same issue.

However, as long as people watch to learn a little and not expect a definitive view, they can have a great time enjoying fun performances.

Rosanne Cash, who sang 10 songs at a gathering of reporters last summer, then spoke exclusively with Zap2it, reflects on Americana.

"I define it as roots music, with a heavy emphasis on real songwriting and literate songwriting," she says, leaning back into a couch and sipping a glass of wine. "It is authentic, connecting, not just assaulting your sense. Whether bluegrass or folk, it is rooted in something real about songwriting."

The hourlong documentary features interviews with artists, producers and music journalists. People say they
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Check Out These Delicious & Easy To Make Fourth Of July Cocktails!

The best day of the summer is finally here but you need a fun cocktail to ring in the holiday with all your besties!

Break out your flags and fireworks because it’s the Fourth of July! We hope you’re by the pool, beach or just having fun with friends and family today. Luckily for you, HollywoodLife.com has searched far and wide for yummy and simple cocktails that you can whip up to impress your best friends — and here they are:

Firework Fizz: Created by Jon Gasparini, Rye, San Francisco 1.5 oz. Skyy Infusions Grape Vodka 1 teaspoon of Raw Sugar 4 slices of fresh peeled Ginger 4 blackberries Top with Ginger Ale Directions: Muddle fresh blackberries, ginger and sugar in pint glass. Add ice and Skyy Infusions Grape Vodka. Shake vigorously and strain into a collins glass over fresh ice. Top with ginger ale and garnish with blackberries and candied ginger.
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