Country and Rock'n'Roll musician Alden "Shorty" Holloway passed away on January 1, 2013 at the age of 87. He was a native of Moko, Arkansas, where he was born in 1925. He performed professionally for a long time and appeared with such stars as Porter Waggoner, Little Jimmy Dickens, and many others. He is best remembered by Rock'n'Roll collectors for such songs as "Blast Off," which he recorded for Dixie in 1958.
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Welcome to Mellow's Log Cabin. This blog's purpose is to supply information on a diversity of American southern music - ranging from country, blues, old-time and folk to R&B, rock'n'roll and rockabilly. I regularly present my research results about artists, labels, shows and also give guest writers a chance to publish their texts here on occasion.