Rockabilly Highway Revival
Posted: Wednesday, June 15, 2011 3:11 pm
The 3rd Annual Rockabilly Highway Revival was filled with activities including a car show with over 120 entries. Neal Randolph stands beside a 63 Ford Falcon. A motorcycle ride with 42 riders who took a trip to Jackson to the Rockabilly Hall of Fame and returned to the festival. Brian Tull, who painted the Rockabilly mural on 2nd Street in 2009 and his wife Laura, of Nashviille, pose beside a 1951 Pontiac. Tull is commissioned to complete another mural downtown in the coming year. Olan Brown of Selmer stands beside a 1966 Ford F-100. Drummer of the headline act Brandon Giles and the Tricky Two Band. Faith Samper of Bethel Springs, Selmer Idol winner performs at the Farmers Market. A band is “Pick-N at Pats” during the festival. Miss Walking Tall, Sarah Stonier, performs as she prepares to compete in the Miss Tennessee Pageant. Raymond Miller of Stantonville poses with his scratch-built tractors. Miss Rockabilly pageant winners l to r Rebecca Smith, 1st Alternate, Selmer; Jessalyn McMahel, 3rd Alternate, Waynesboro; Stephanie Forsythe, 2nd Alternate, Bethel Springs and Angela Griswell, 1st Alternate of Ramer.