Thursday, February 11, 2016

Gene Vincent was born this day in 1935


Gene Vincent was born this day in 1935.  Gene was an early pioneer of Rockabilly and continued recording until the time of his death in 1971,  He's a member of both the Rockabilly Hall Of Fame as well as the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame.  Enjoy some of Gene's hits here-

"Be-Bop-A-Lula"

"Dance To The Bop"

"Race With The Devil"

"Lotta Lovin'"

"Blue Jean Bop"

"Cat Man"





Monday, February 8, 2016

Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 2-8-16/ Lewis family, Cash live, more!


This week, we hear tunes from the Lewis family (Jerry Lee Lewis, Linda Gail Lewis and brand new from Annie Marie Lewis & Danny B. Harvey), a live track from Johnny Cash's Live In Denmark 1971 project, new music from Jack Scott, Jackslacks, Restless and Joakim Tinderholt and rockers from Dale Watson, Carl Perkins, Elvis Presley, JD McPherson, Hillbilly Moon Explosion and lots more!

Hear episode here:


Download all episodes HERE!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Carl Perkins- "Soul Beat"
Dale Watson- "Birmingham Breakdown"
Restless- "Don't Say It Unless You Will"
Nat Couty- "Woodpecker Rock"
Jackslacks- "Back In The Mix"
Elvis Presley- "Good Rockin' Tonight"
Joakim Tinderholt- "You Don't Love Me"
The Baseballs- "Goodbye Peggy Sue"
JD McPherson- "Wolf Teeth"
Benny Joy- "Rollin' To The Jukebox Rock"
Danny B. Harvey & Annie Marie Lewis- "Crossroads"
Linda Gail Lewis- "Hard Rockin' Man"
Jerry Lee Lewis- "Little Queenie"
Johnny Cash- "Folsom Prison Blues" (Live In Denmark '71)
Moonshine Reunion- "Tired Of Drivin'" 
Hillbilly Moon Explosion- "Night Of The Living Ted"
Jack Scott- "Tennessee Saturday Night"
Jake Calypso & His Red Hot- "When The Pretty Girl Bop"
Jimmie Vaughan- "Roll, Roll, Roll"


Monday, February 1, 2016

Alex Orbison interview! Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 02-01-16


Alex Orbison is our guest this hour as we talk about a couple of recent releases from his dad Roy Orbison.  We go in depth about the 13 CD The MGM Years box set and the previously unreleased One Of The Lonely Ones.  We start the show off playing tunes from Buddy Holly, Big Bopper, Ritchie Valens and Dion.  They were the 4 headliners from 1959's Winter Dance Party.  The plane crash killing Buddy, Bopper and Ritchie happened 57 years ago on February 3, 1959.  Be sure to also check out the bonus interview footage with Alex Orbison to hear more great stories and tunes!

Hear broadcast episode here:

Hear bonus show here (with the songs "I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry", "Give Up", "I Will Always", "I've Been Loving You Too Long"):

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Buddy Holly- "Rock Around With Ollie Vee"
Big Bopper- "Pink Petticoats"
Dion & The Belmonts- "I Can't Go On Rosalie"
Ritchie Valens- "Bonie Maronie"

Alex Orbison interview
Roy Orbison- "Claudette"
Segment 1
Roy Orbison- "I'm In A Blue, Blue Mood"
Segment 2
Roy Orbison- "Yes I'm Hurting"
Segment 3
Roy Orbison- "Ride Away"
Segment 4
Roy Orbison- "Go, Go, Go (Down The Line)"
Segment 5
Roy Orbison- "Pantomime"
Segment 6
Roy Orbison- "You'll Never Walk Alone"
Segment 7
Roy Orbison- "Kawliga"



Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Elvis Presley's "Heartbreak Hotel" released this day in 1956


Elvis' first single for RCA, "Heartbreak Hotel", was released this day in 1956.  It topped Billboard's Top 100 and became his first million-seller.  It was also the best selling single of 1956.  "I Was The One" was the B side.    Drive down to the end of "lonely street" and enjoy these killer tracks from the King performed live...

"Heartbreak Hotel"

"I Was The One"