Monday, April 17, 2017

Levi Dexter co-host/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 04-17-17

Levi Dexter performing at Nashville Boogie Vintage Weekender 2016 with
The Fly Rite Boys backing him!/ Photo by Bernie Dexter!

Levi Dexter joins us again this week to bring us an hour full of hand-picked tunes of some of his vintage and modern rockabilly favorites!  We'll hear JD McPherson, Crazy Cavan & The Rhythm Rockers, Joe Clay, The Blasters, Boz Boorer, Carl Perkins, Billy Harlan, Billy Fury, The Blue Cats and so much more!!  Plus, we get to hear why each song is chosen!  Don't miss this record party with Rockabilly Hall Of Famer, Levi Dexter!!

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

JD McPherson- "Scratchin' Circles"
Charlie Hightone- "Booze, Booze, Booze"
The Blue Cats- "The Norton Spirit (The Dazza Mix)"
Hal Harris- "Jitterbop Baby"

Boz Boorer- "B29 (Droppin' Bombs On Your Heart)"
Crazy Cavan & The Rhythm Rockers- "Wildest Cat In Town"
Carl Perkins- "Her Love Rubbed Off"
Hank Mizell- "Jungle Rock"
Joe Clay- "Goodbye, Goodbye"
Matchbox- "Rockabilly Rebel"
Ruby Ann- "I've Heard That Line Before"
Groovy Joe Poovey- "Move Around"
Billy Harlan- "I Wanna Bop"
Billy Fury- "Turn My Back On You"
Charlie Feathers- "One Hand Loose"
The Blasters- "So Long Baby Goodbye"

Outro Music Bed:  Link Wray- "Shawnee"



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Monday, April 10, 2017

Bernie & Levi Dexter co-host/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 04-10-17


Bernie & Levi Dexter join Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour this week to co-host!  This week, Bernie Dexter hand picks all the tunes heard on the show (Levi is co-hosting next week too and picks a full hour's worth of songs as well).  Not only is she one of the top pinup models in the world, she's one of the leading fashion designers and now shows off her impeccable taste in music with these stellar tracks!  Levi provides some wonderful stories as well and the 2 of them together make one of the most endearing couples you've ever met!!

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

Peanuts Wilson- "Cast Iron Arm"
The Jiants- "Tornado"
Levi Dexter- "Boppin' Bernie"
Charlie Feathers- "That Certain Female"
Ben Hewitt- "I Want A New Girl Now"
The Champs- "Midnighter"
Bonnie Lou- "Friction Heat"
Ronnie Dawson- "Just Rockin' & Rollin'"
Ronnie Dawson- "Do Do Do"
Hardrock Gunter (as "Sidney Jo Lewis")- "Boppin' To Grandfather's Clock"
Marcel Bontempi- "Dig A Hole (Bopper version)"
Jimmy McCracklin- "Let's Do It (The Chicken Scratch)"
Joe Clay- "Be Bop Boogie Bop"
The Rapiers- "Move It Baby"
Mario Bradley- "Bip Bop Baby"
Darrell Rhodes & The Falcons- "4 O'Clock Baby"

Outro Music Bed:  Kenichi Yamaguchi- "Cat Walk"


James with Bernie & Levi Dexter/ Nashville Boogie 2016
Nashville, TN





Levi Dexter & The Gretsch Brothers- "Oakie Boogie"/ "7 Nights To Rock" 7" vinyl single

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Monday, April 3, 2017

Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 04-03-17/ New Chuck Berry & more!


We hear a NEW track from Chuck Berry's upcoming release on Dualtone as well as a few select tunes from his catalog.  Chuck Berry passed away March 18th, 2017 at 90 years old but leaves behing a lifetime of great music that we will always support.  We also pay tribute with some choice Chuck covers Buck Owens, Dion, Tommy Sands, Ernest Tubb, Jerry Lee Lewis and Rockpile.  Plus, we spin new tunes from Celine Lee and Mike Teardrop Trio and rockers from Dale Watson, Carl Perkins, JD McPherson, Brian Setzer Orchestra, Jake Penrod and more!

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

Carl Perkins- "Lonely Heart"
Dale Watson & The Jordanaires- "In The Jailhouse Now"
Buck Owens & His Buckaroos- "Johnny B. Goode"
Dion- "Nadine"
Chuck Berry- "Jaguar & Thunderbird"
JD McPherson- "Dimes For Nickels"
Brian Setzer Orchestra- "Drive Like Lightning (Crash Like Thunder)"
Ernest Tubb- "Thirty Days"
Jerry Lee Lewis- "Promised Land"
Chuck Berry- "Everyday We Rock & Roll"
Jake Calypso & His Red Hot- "Rock 'n' Roll Train"
Jake Penrod- "Lovesick Blues"
Tommy Sands- "Maybellene"
Rockpile- "Oh What A Thrill"
Chuck Berry- "Viva Viva Rock & Roll"
Chuck Berry- "Big Boys"
Mike Teardrop Trio- "Hangin' Around"
Celine Lee- "Sayonara Sucka"
Harmonica Sam & The Domestic Bumblebees- "Big Door"
Darrel Higham & Jittery Jack- "You Can't Touch"

Outro Music Bed: Chuck Berry- "Chuckwalk"


Chuck Berry/ photo by Danny Clinch



Monday, March 27, 2017

Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 03-27-17


A couple of great collaborations on the show this week...Red Foley & Ernest Tubb (single from 1953, above compilation from 1956) and Dale Watson & Ray Benson (from 2017)!  We also get new tracks from JD McPherson and Cliff Richard, Dion talks to us about "Teenager In Love" and playing at Viva Las Vegas, the instru-Mental Breakdown returns and we hear classics from Jerry Lee Lewis, The Knitters, Jimmy Preston, Bo Diddley, Five Satins and lots more!!

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

Jerry Lee Lewis- "Goosebumps"
Boz Boorer- "Jitterbop Baby"
The Slapbacks- "Don't Treat Me This Way"
Cliff Richard- "Sweet Little Sixteen"
Bo Diddley- "You're Looking Good"
Hayden Thompson- "Love My Baby"
Red Foley & Ernest Tubb- "You're A Real Good Friend"
Marcel Riesco- "Oh Yeah"
Instru-Mental Breakdown:
Redd Volkaert- "Breakneck"
Dragon Jive- "Jivetonic"
JD McPherson- "A Little Respect"
Ronnie Dawson- "Rippin' & A Roarin'"
Dion on Viva Las Vegas and "Teenager In Love"
Dion & The Belmonts- "Teenager In Love"
The Five Satins- "In The Still Of The Night"
Jimmy Preston- "Rock The Joint"
The Knitters- "I'll Go Down Swinging"
The Millwinders- "Blue Blue Heart"
Dale Watson & Ray Benson- "I Wish You Knew"

Outro Music Bed:  Darrel Higham- "Cannonball Rag"