[ UK /ɹˈɒkɐbˌɪli/ ]
[ US /ˈɹɑkəˌbɪɫi/ ]
  1. a fusion of black music and country music that was popular in the 1950s; sometimes described as blues with a country beat
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How To Use rockabilly In A Sentence

  • A white-faced girl with inky hair gave Speedy a hooded glance of appraisal, while her sullen date glared openly at him; a giggling trio of teenage rockabillys came through with matching pompadours.
  • Quem não conhece a série pode ficar a pensar que é mais uma "rockabillyzada" do que propriamente uma série de época, extremamente fiel ao seu tempo. Mad Men
  • It's a rare reunion for the Old Line Skiffle Combo, a Maryland six-piece that plays traditional skiffle and rockabilly tunes using everything from a washboard to pedal-steel guitar to recreate the shufflin' '50s vibe. Nightlife Agenda: Parties for a long weekend
  • The result is Say No to the Vendettas, a hearty offering from the band's trademark palette of punk, rockabilly, reggae and dub.
  • Finally, music is very important to his films, often blending diverse styles like American rockabilly and blues, classical music, and Finnish pop songs.
  • And in 1950 one East German culture official, Kurt Hager, saw the ultimate symbol of American conquest in the bouffant, “rockabilly” hairstyle of East German youth who emulated Hollywood movie stars: “The hair is styled in such a manner that it rises from the base of the neck like the mushroom cloud of an atomic bomb.” A Renegade History of the United States
  • The Reverend's current record Spend a Night in the Box is a stripped-down hot rod of rockabilly raunch.
  • Even in high school, in that variety show, I went out and did a hillbilly rendition of a song, in addition to that rockabilly band I had.
  • If you play bluegrass, rockabilly or baroque music, you owe it to yourself to play on a true, full set of all of gut strings.
  • The show includes Nicholson's photographs of the last-surviving London darkrooms alongside an installation by Lewis Durham of the young rockabilly group Kitty, Daisy & Lewis in which he has recreated a reel-to-reel, multitracked tape studio, as well as works by interactive design duo Zigelbaum + Coelho and artist Clare Mitten, who has constructed laptop and mobile phone-like sculptures from packaging and stationery. Analog – review
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