Evenings Upstairs - Rockin' Ray Smith
July 25, 2013
The Rockin' Little Angel: Rockin' Ray Smith presented by Tommy Thompson. Paducah?s own native ?sun??and member of the ?Rockabilly Hall of Fame." The Story of Rockabilly Legend and Sun Recording Artist, Ray Smith, who was born in Melber, Kentucky. Smith ?rose to capture the?hearts of those who followed his career as he helped pioneer Rockabilly music at Sun Records in Memphis with such greats?as Elvis, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, Bill Black and Charlie Rich.?Tommy Thompson is a native of Paducah, a graduate of the University of Kentucky and Murray State University, a consulting engineer and has been an adjunct instructor at Murray State University for over 20 ?years. ?He is an amateur musician and sings with the Paducah Symphony Chorus, the WKCTC Community Chorus and the Paducah Chamber Music Society. Tommy is an amateur historian speaking often on subjects pertaining to Paducah and the surrounding area.
2nd Floor Meeting Room