Rockabilly music takes center stage in this article with some rockabilly mashups, rockabilly clothing, and modern music gets a vintage makeover.
Rockabilly clothing takes a backseat this blog post to talk about some amazing rockabilly music mashups. From indie rockabilly bands like "She and Him" to Johnny Cash and Eminem taking the stage together, these mashups have it all. Without further ado, here are some of our favorite rockabilly mashups.
Eminem / Deep Purple / Johnny Cash mashup - Love the Way You Hurt
Rockabilly legend Johnny Cash, rapper Eminem, and English rock band Deep Purple merge together in this rockabilly mashup. This features Johnny Cash's take on Nine Inch Nails "Hurt". So really, this is an Eminem/Deep Purple/Johnny Cash/NIN mash! A symphony for the ears. Enjoy!
Seven Nation Army - Vintage New Orleans Dirge White Stripes Cover
This Seven Nation Army cover has it all. A great rock song, a catchy hook, and some major rockabilly talent. This classic redo of a modern rock song is by Postmodern Jukebox, which features"Todays Hits, Yesterday (style)". As a bonus, check out the amazing vintage/rockabilly clothing displayed in this video!
Johnny Cash and Zooey Deschanel/She & Him
Johnny Cash is one of the kings of rockabilly music. He had a love for music and a fear of snakes. In the 1950s, Cash and his band reportedly stirred up trouble at most hotels they stayed at. Once such report said Cash let 100 loose on his hotel floor and had an interesting use for a cherry bomb. He was a rockabilly bad boy for a reason!
For her part, Zooey Deschanel is an actress who's appeared in such films as 500 Days of Summer and Almost Famous. Deschanel also stars in "The New Girl". With a love of old music and a talent for singing crooner style, Deschanel formed the band "She and Him" with M. Ward in 2008.
All about That Bass - Postmodern Jukebox European Tour Version
Another smash hit by Postmodern Jukebox featuring Haley Reinhart, Morgan James, and Ariana Savalas. This take on Meghan Trainor's "All About that Bass" features Andrews Sister style harmonies and an amazing house band.