Sunday, March 28, 2021

Ep. 27 – J.M. VAN EATON (Session drummer for Sun Studio)

On this episode of the It's Only Rock And Roll Podcast, in-house session drummer for Memphis's legendary Sun Studio, J.M. VAN EATON tells of his time recording and touring in the 1950s with a slew of early rockabilly pioneers like Roy Orbison, Billy Lee Riley, Johnny Cash, and Jerry Lee Lewis, drumming on classics like “Whole Lot Of Shakin' Going On”, “Crazy Arms”, and “Great Balls Of Fire”. He also shares rare, personal insight into his friends Elvis Presley and Sam Phillips.


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