Monday, September 21, 2020

Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 09-21-20


We have an action packed hour in store for you!  Hear a Freddie King classic in Beth's Blues Break with Beth Riley, take a stroll to the Doo-Wop Corner, drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox and enjoy a TON of new tunes!  We spin the latest from The Delta Bombers, Southern Culture On The Skids, The Reeves Brothers, Dave Alvin, Lucky 757, The Rhythm Slicks, Mighty Joe Castro & The Gravamen, Fireball Steven, Karen Jonas, Lacy & Malone as well as Urban Zotel and The Don Diego Trio in our instru-Mental Breakdown.  Plus, hear a snippet of an interview with drummer Jason Smay talking about a funny story from when he and the rest of the JD McPherson band were on tour with Robert Plant.  The whole interview can be found in our Artist Spotlight Podcast Series!

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Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey
Intro Music Bed: Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

The Delta Bombers- "Save Me"
The Rhythm Slicks- "Howling"
Southern Culture On The Skids- "Cicada Rock 2020"

instru-Mental Breakdown:
Urban Zotel- "Moonlight Wave"
The Don Diego Trio- "Fickle Chicken"

Lucky 757- "Run With Me"
Mighty Joe Castro & The Gravamen- "Why Not Just Give In This Time"
Fireball Steven- "Will Of Love"

Beth's Blues Break:
(Music bed: Buddy Guy- "Slow Blues")
Freddie King- "Going Down"
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Jason Smay interview snippet
(from Artist Spotlight Podcast Series.  Full interview HERE)
JD McPherson- "Everybody's Talking 'Bout The All American"

Dave Alvin- "Mobile Blues"

Doo-Wop Corner:
Linda Hayes & Tony Williams (of the Platters)- "Oochi Pachi"
Clyde McPhatter- "Deep Sea Ball"

Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week:
The Polecats- "Rockabilly Guy"

The Reeves Brothers- "100 Proof Honky Tonk"
Larry & Malone- "Blue Moon Of Kentucky"
Elvis Presley- "Stop, Look & Listen"

Outro Music Bed:  Link Wray- "Run Chicken Run"


Listen to Artist Spotlight Podcast Series HERE





Monday, September 14, 2020

Annual "Keep On Truckin'" show/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 09-14-20


Breaker One Nine!  Gear-Jammin' James Riley here with our 2nd annual "Keep On Truckin'" show to celebrate National Truck Driver Appreciation Week (September 13-19).  We've got the latest from Maple Run Band and classics from Dale Watson, Dave Dudley, Red Simpson, The Hi-Risers, Chris Sprague, Sonny George, Dick Curless, Johnny Cash, Jerry Reed, Weldon Henson, Kay Adams and more!  Plus, Beth Riley brings a special truckin' blues tune from Watermelon Slim & Super Chikan in Beth's Blues Break and we get a special truck-themed selection in our Jammin' James Jukebox!

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Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey
Intro Music Bed: Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

Maple Run Band- "Keep On Truckin'"
Moonshine Reunion- "Tired Of Drivin'"
Johnny Dollar- "Big Rig Rollin' Man"
Chris Sprague- "Diesel Made For Two"
Dale Watson- "Phillip At The Station"
Weldon Henson- "Haulin Freight"
Kay Adams- "Little Pink Mack"
Bobby Braddock- "Gear Bustin' Sort Of A Feller"

Beth's Blues Break:
(Music bed: Buddy Guy- "Slow Blues")
Watermelon Slim  & Super Chikan- "Trucking Blues"
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Dave Dudley- "Keep On Truckin'"
Johnny Cash- "Monteagle Mountain"
The Hi-Risers- "18 Wheels Of Love"
Tilford Sellers- "Tanker Full Of Tears"
Jerry Reed- "Texas Bound And Flyin'"

Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week:
Dick Curless- "A Tombstone Every Mile"

Sonny George- "Dixie Fireball"
Ricky Nelson- "Truck Drivin' Man"

Outro Music Bed: Sonny George- "Jackknife"


American Trucking Association: www.trucking.org




Listen to Artist Spotlight Podcast Series HERE




Monday, September 7, 2020

Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 09-07-20


New music, classics, special features and more on this week's Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour.  We spin the latest from Deke Dickerson (and the Whippersnappers), Dale Watson, Jesse Dayton, Charley Crockett, The Memphis Suns, McKinley James, Mike Flanigin, Dave Del Monte & The Cross County Boys, Cherry Tess & Her Rhythm Sparks, newly released Chick Willis as well as The Rough Shapes and The Hi-Tide Orchestra in our instru-Mental Breakdown.  Beth Riley plays a classic Elmore James track in Beth's Blues Break, we take a trip in the Rockabilly N Blues Time Machine to September 1959 and we hear a Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week from Johnny Burnette!  

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Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey
Intro Music Bed: Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

Deke Dickerson & The Whippersnappers- "Here Kitty Kitty"
Chick Willis- "You've Got The Devil In You"
Charley Crockett- "Paint It Blue"

instru-Mental Breakdown:
The Rough Shapes- "Some Strange Way"
The Hi-Tide Orchestra- "Bullseye!"

Dale Watson- "Chevy Van"
The Memphis Suns- "As I Am"
McKinley James- "Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye"

Beth's Blues Break:
(Music bed: Buddy Guy- "Slow Blues")
Elmore James- "It Hurst Me Too"
Follow Beth's Blues Break HERE

Cherry Tess & Her Rhythm Sparks- "I'll Wait Forever"
Dave Del Monte & The Cross County Boys- "Can't Stop Buying Records"
Jesse Dayton- "Mardi Gras Shake"

Rockabilly N Blues Time Machine
Week ending September 28, 1959:
#14 Fats Domino- "I Want To Walk You Home"
#4 The Everly Brothers- "(Till) I Kissed You"
#1 Santo & Johnny- "Sleep Walk"

Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week:
Johnny Burnette- "Eager Beaver Baby"

Mike Flanigin- "I Live Where The Action Is"
Ricky Nelson- "You Tear Me Up"

Outro Music Bed: Eddie Angel- "Mustang"



Listen to Artist Spotlight Podcast Series HERE


Monday, August 31, 2020

Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 08-31-20


We've got a TON of great NEW music for you this hour!  Hear the latest from The Gold Hope Duo (Lara Hope & Matt Goldpaugh of Lara Hope & The Ark-Tones), Sonny West, Rip Masters, Don Diego Trio, JP Cyr & The Midnightmen, Mystery Gang, TJ Mayes, Robert Gordon (with Steve Wariner), Lucky Jones, Boppin' B, Sirocco Bros., John Primer & Bob Corritore plus Ruzz Guitar's Blues Revue and El Machico in our instru-Mental Breakdown!  Beth Riley brings us a classic T-Bone Walker track in her Beth's Blues Break, we'll spin a couple of your requests in Hey Mr. DJ AND we've got a great tune in our Jammin' James Jukebox.  All this...and MORE!

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Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey
Intro Music Bed: Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

Rip Masters- "Bare Knuckle Piano"
The Don Diego Trio- "Nine Pound Hammer"
Lucky Jones- "The Rockin' Hillbilly"

instru-Mental Breakdown:
Ruzz Guitar's Blues Revue- "Swing Thing"
El Machico- "Drink That Bombo"

The Gold Hope Duo- "Go Big & Stay Home"
Sonny West- "Sweet Fanny Mae"
Boppin' B- "40 Miles"

Beth's Blues Break:
(Music bed: Buddy Guy- "Slow Blues")
Robert Johnson- "Hellhound On My Trail"
Follow Beth's Blues Break HERE

Sirocco Bros- "Jungle Stomp"
Robert Gordon- "I've Had Enough" (with Steve Wariner)
JP Cyr & The Midnightmen- "Southbound Train"
TJ Mayes- "Nightmare"

Hey Mr. DJ request segment:
Deke Dickerson- "It Would Be A Doggone Lie"
Gene Vincent- "Rip It Up"


Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week:
Ernest Tubb- "Lots Of Luck"

Mystery Gang- "Diamond Ring"

John Primer & Bob Corritore- "Keep A Drivin'"

Outro Music Bed: Eddie Angel- "Rumble Mambo"



Listen to Artist Spotlight Podcast Series HERE