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Issue #1 (Vol. 1,.#1)


 Blue Suede News #1 (officially it's called Vol. One Number 1) from February 1986 in NEW condition. See our humble beginnings! Shortly after Rick Nelson was tragically taken from us, Marc Bristol decided to start Blue Suede News in tribute to him and the music we all love. The original kernel of suggestion came from Mike Bonin, then bassist and lead singer for the Moondawgs, the most authentic Rockabilly band in Seattle at that time. It has 16 pages. Rick Nelson is on the cover, with a short piece in tribute to him and his bandmates who all went down with that plane. There's an essay called "State of the Art" regarding the rising position of American Roots music styles at the time. And there are stories on Portland, Oregon's psychobilly band The Jackals, and Rollin' Rock artists the Magnetics. There's also a story on Seattle's Dynmic Logs, a top R&B outfit in the late '70s and early '80s, who reunited for a recording..

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