Don WIllis was born in Tipton County Tennessee in 1931. He recorded for RCS records from 1958-1964. He played with a band named The Orbits and the best known song is Boppin' High School Baby. A close second in popularity is Warrior Sam. He is classic Rockabilly at its finest, with a strong thick voice and shining jangly guitar.
Early life He was born Ersel O'Hickey, named after the family doctor, Dr. Ersel. His mother was from Kingston, Ontario; his father, who was Irish, died when Hickey was four.
There are three bands called the Fanatics. The two-piece Fanatics, based in New Zealand, formed in late 2003 or early 2004, soon releasing their self-titled EP The Fanatics in early 2004. They play dark, twisted, acerbic electro-rock featuring angular wall-of-noise guitar and programmed beats/bass and some good ole ranting vocals too.
Ronnie Self (July 5, 1938 - August 28, 1981) was a rockabilly singer and songwriter. His solo career was unsuccessful, despite being signed to contracts with Columbia and then Decca from the late 1950s through the early 1960s, he failed to chart a single song. However, Brenda Lee's cover of his song I'm Sorry became a major pop classic.
Curtis Gordon (Jul. 27, 1928 - May 2, 2004) was an American rockabilly singer. One of the most enduring and beloved rockabilly artists of the '50s, Curtis Gordon has never gotten the recognition he deserves as a true crossover artist between country, Western swing, and rockabilly.