Monday, August 24, 2015

Switchblade 3 & more! Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 8-24-15

Switchblade 3 (left to right: Brad Hayman, Eitaro Sako, Bernie Dresel)

Switchblade 3's Brad Hayman joins us by phone to talk about early influences, band's origin and what's in store.  Plus, we also hear new tracks from Jessica Lee Wilkes, Dr. Bontempi's Snake Oil Company, WiFEE & The HUZz BAND and rockers from Big Sandy, Alton & Jimmy, Dion, Jerry Lee Lewis and Blue Cats!

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Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Jessica Lee Wilkes- Groove's Too Shallow
Big Sandy & His Fly Rite Boys- "Love That Man"
Alton & Jimmy- "No More Crying The Blues"
Dr. Bontempi's Snake Oil Company- "Riders On The Storm"

Brad Hayman- Switchblade 3 interview
Switchblade 3- "Slow Down"
Segment 1
Eddie Cochran- "Twenty Flight Rock"
Segment 2
Blue Denim- "Standing On A Corner"
Segment 3
Switchblade 3- "Sing Sing Sing"
Segment 4
Switchblade 3- "House Is Rockin'"
Segment 5
Switchblade 3- "Surfin' Bird"
Segment 6
Switchblade 3- "Boom, Boom, Boom"

WiFEE & THE HUZz BAND- "She Won't Go"
Dion- "I'm Ready To Go"
Jerry Lee Lewis- "Mississippi Kid"
Blue Cats- "Galluping Man"

Saturday, August 22, 2015

John Lee Hooker was born this day in 1917

John Lee Hooker was born this day in 1917.  By the time he passed away in 2001 he had recorded over 100 albums.  Early in his career he would often change his recording name to be able to release singles for other labels...among them were Johnny Lee, Texas Slim, Delta John, Birmingham Sam, The Boogie Man and even John Lee "Booker".  One of his biggest hits was "Boom Boom" which was also featured in a live performance for the movie The Blues Brothers.  See it here....

Monday, August 17, 2015

Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 08-17-15, new Annie Marie Lewis, more

Summer continues to heat up as we hear a hot new track from Annie Marie Lewis titled "Memphis Stroll" as part of Lanark Records' "52 Singles In 52 Weeks" campaign!  We also get another new track from The BellFuries and rockers from Johnny Horton, Robert Gordon, The Sabres, Reverend Horton Heat, JD McPherson, Southern Culture On The Skids, Kentucky Headhunters with Johnnie Johnson, a new "Ask The Clowns" segment with Reach Around Rodeo Clowns and so much more on this week's Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour!!

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Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Ritchie Valens- "Cry, Cry, Cry"
Reverend Horton Heat- "Rock The Joint"
Jittery Jack- "Tell Your Story Walking"
Furious- "Bad News"
JD McPherson- "Dimes For Nickels"
The Sabres- "Stink Bomb"
Cash O'Riley & The Down Right Daddies- "I Love Rock 'N' Roll"
Stray Cats- "I Fought The Law"
Southern Culture On The Skids- "Mojo Box"
Shawn Camp & Billy Burnette- "Big Hunk Of Love"
Kim Lenz- "Pay Dearly"
Annie Marie Lewis- "Memphis Stroll"
Kentucky Headhunters with Johnnie Johnson- "Little Queenie"
Big Mama Thornton- "I Smell A Rat"
BellFuries- "Bad Seed Sown"

Ask The Clowns
Reach Around Rodeo Clowns- "I Got The Shakes"

Robert Gordon- "Lonely Blue Boy"
Johnny Horton- "One Woman Man"
Little Richard- "Good Golly Miss Molly"

Reach Around Rodeo Clowns- "King Of The Slot Car Track"

Sunday, August 16, 2015

38th anniversary of Elvis' death

38 years ago today, Elvis Presley passed away.  The thousands that flock to Graceland and Sun Studios in Memphis every year show the kind of impact he still has today.  Enjoy a few of the more raw and obscure performances from Elvis below.  If you're in the Elvis mood, pick up some goodies here-

"Power Of My Love"

"Stranger In My Own Hometown"

"Trouble/ Guitar Man"

"Raised On Rock"

"Baby What You Want Me To Do"