Reverend Horton Heat Frontman Jim Heath Talks About Christmas Music And The Role Of Music As Escapism

Jim Heath Forbes interview

For Reverend Horton Heat frontman Jim Heath, the automobile symbolizes freedom, music means escape and the relationship between cars and guitars is one that’s frequently defined his best work.  

Often labeled as a rockabilly or psychobilly artist, Heath, who was born in Corpus Christi, Texas, was vastly influenced by the outpouring of creativity that developed in America in the 1950s, following World War II. The era’s unique style would come to identify everything from furniture and clothes to pop culture and cars but it was especially influential on music upon the advent of rock and roll. 

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