Keep up with the Best Events in
and nearby with our monthly digest
Jimmy Murphy tour
#rockabilly, 50s, boppin hillbilly, under 2000 listeners, country
ConcertWith.Me is a resale marketplace. Ticket prices may be above or below face value.
About Jimmy Murphy
Jimmy Murphy is one of the more enigmatic figures to come out of the country/rockabilly scene of the early to mid-'50s. A virtuoso guitar player and a gifted and inspired songwriter, he had a knack for composing and performing quirky, clever songs that hooked into unusual thematic angles -- his first song, "Electricity," equated rural electrification with religious salvation, while the closest he ever got to a real hit, "Sixteen Tons Rock n' Roll," was a satire of the 1956 Tennessee Ernie Ford hit of the Merle Travis song