Monday, January 21, 2019

Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 01-21-19


Classics, new tunes, time machine AND the Ameripolitan spotlight are on Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour this time around! We spin NEW tracks from Sarah Vista, Glen Campbell (singing for The King), The Di Maggio Connection, Danny Fisher, Al Dual, classics from Elvis Presley (from the Comeback Special), The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Jerry Lee Lewis, Gene Vincent, George Jones, Dave Alvin, our Ameripolitan Spotlight with Levi Dexter, Tammi Savoy & The Chris Casello Combo, Colton Turner, Deke Dickerson, Two Tons of Steel and we board the Rockabilly N Blues Time Machine for the week ending February 23, 1957 to hear the top 3 played jukebox hits on the Rhythm & Blues chart!!

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

Dave Alvin- "Burning In Water Drowning In Flame"
Sarah Vista- "Better Off Never Than Late"
Glen Campbell- "Easy Come Easy Go"
Danny Fisher- "Don't Forbid Me"
Gene Vincent- "Right Now"

Ameripolitan Music Awards Spotlight:
Rockabilly Male nominee: Levi Dexter & The Rockats- "Room To Rock" 
(40th Anniversary)
Rockabilly Group nominee: Colton Turner Band- "A Lot-A-Lovin'"
Musician nominee: Deke Dickerson- "Rockin' Gypsy"
Honky Tonk Group nominee: Two Tons Of Steel- "Count On Me (I'll Let You Down)"
Rockabilly Female nominee: Tammi Savoy & The Chris Casello Combo- "Sweet Baby Of Mine"

Al Dual- "Whiskey A Go-Go"
George Jones & The Jones Boys- "Who Shot Sam" (live 1965)

Rockabilly N Blues Time Machine:
Week ending February 23, 1957 "Most Played In Jukeboxes Rhythm & Blues"
#3 LaVern Baker- "Jim Dandy"
#2 Mickey & Silvia- "Love Is Strange"
#1 Fats Domino- "Blue Monday"

The Di Maggio Connection- "Nowhere Latitude"
The Fabulous Thunderbirds- "Runnin' Shoes"
Elvis Presley- "That's All Right" (from 2nd sit-down performance '68 Comeback Special)
Jerry Lee Lewis- "Hound Dog"

Outro Music Bed: Jerry Lee Lewis- "High School Confidential"




Monday, January 14, 2019

Jim Heath-Reverend Horton Heat interview/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 01-14-19



Jim Heath "Reverend Horton Heat" is our guest on Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour!  We discuss new band members, some artists he's digging on the scene today, his songwriting approach, the new album Whole New Life and a special request.  We also get the Ameripolitan Music Awards Spotlight with tunes from nominees The Delta Bombers, Kyle Eldridge & The Rhythm Rounders, Kenny Vaughan, Abby Girl & The Real Deal and Jimmy Dale & The Beltline.  Plus, we get NEW tracks from Clint Bradley and The Twilight Drifters!!  There's not one second on this show that you should miss!!!

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

Ameripolitan Music Awards Spotlight:
Rockabilly Group nominee: The Delta Bombers- "Top Shelf Woman"
Western Swing Group nominee: Kyle Eldridge & The Rhythm Rounders- "I Left My Heart In Avalon"
Musician nominee: Kenny Vaughan- "Country Music Got A Hold On Me"
Rockabilly Female nominee: Abby Girl & The Real Deal- "I've Got A Feeling"
Rockabilly Male nominee: Jimmy Dale & The Beltline- "Mr. Lucky"

Jim Heath interview:
Reverend Horton Heat- "Big Little Baby (live)
Interview segment 1
Reverend Horton Heat- "Whole New Life"
Segment 2
*snippet of "Ride Before The Fall" in outro
Los Straitjackets with Reverend Horton Heat- "Down The Line"
Segment 3
Reverend Horton Heat- "Hate To See You Cry"
Segment 4
Reverend Horton Heat- "Viva Las Vegas"
Segment 5 (song request from Jim)
Johnny Burnette & The Rock 'N' Roll Trio- "Lonesome Train"

Clint Bradley- "Soul Of The West"
The Twilight Drifters- "'Round Curves"

Outro Music Bed- Link Wray- "Rumble On The Docks"






Jim Heath and his "Keeper Of The Key" award at the
2018 Ameripolitan Music Awards in Memphis, TN

"Hog Tyin' Woman" music video

"Whole New Life" music video



Monday, January 7, 2019

Nikki Hill interview/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 01-07-19


Nikki Hill joins me on Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour to chat about her new album Feline Roots, her amazing band (featuring the twin guitar attack of Matt Hill and Laura Chavez), touring full time, a request for Howlin' Wolf and more!  We also get an EXCLUSIVE tune from The Hi-Jivers, new tracks from Lindsay Beaver and Sister Suzie and a classic from Johnny Cash!

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

The Hi-Jivers- "Just One More Time"
Lindsay Beaver- "Oh Yeah"
Sister Suzie- "Can't Hold Out"
Johnny Cash- "Blistered"

Nikki Hill interview:
Segment 1
Nikki Hill- "Ask Yourself"
Matt Hill- "High & Dry"
Segment 2
Nikki Hill- "Holler Out Loud"
Casey Hensley (with Laura Chavez)- "Hard Headed Woman"
Segment 3
Nikki Hill- "Tell The Next World"
Segment 4
*includes snippet of Nikki's "Might Get Killed Tonight"
Segment 5
Nikki Hill- "Get Down, Crawl"
Segment 6
*includes snippet of Deke Dickerson- "Nashville Boogie"
Nikki Hill, Deke Dickerson & The Bo-Keys- "Struttin'"
Segment 7
Howlin' Wolf- "Down In The Bottom"

Outro Music Bed: Matt Hill- "Griddle Bread Boogie"





Monday, December 31, 2018

Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 12-31-18


So much great new music this year plus a never ending supply of classics! Hear NEW tunes from Sarah Borges & The Broken Singles, Joshua Hedley, Lulufin The Woo Hoo (in our instru-Mental Breakdown that also includes the Rough Shapes), Hal Peters & His Trio, Greasemarks and a Buck Owens tune from a previously unreleased album!  Plus, our Heavy Hitter Triple Threat segment honors Charlie Gracie with covers by Sir Paul McCartney and Sir Cliff Richard.  We also board our Rockabilly N Blues Time Machine and go back to the week ending October 5, 1957 and still there's more!

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

The Dominos- "Tornado"
Amber Foxx- "Home Of Mine"
Del Reeves- "My Baby Loves To Rock & Roll"
Bill Haley & His Comets- "Rockin' Through The Rye"
NRBQ- "I Got A Rocket In My Pocket"
Buck Owens- "John Law"
Hal Peters & His Trio- "Draggin'"

Heavy Hitter Triple Threat:
Charlie Gracie- "I'm All Right"
Sir Paul McCartney- "Fabulous"
Cliff Richard- "Butterfly"

Sarah Borges & The Broken Singles- 
"Get As Gone As Can Get"
Greasemarks- "Meatshakes"

Rockabilly N Blues Time Machine
Week ending October 5, 1957:
#97 Johnny Cash- "Home Of The Blues"
#15 Elvis Presley- "Jailhouse Rock"
#1 Jimmie Rodgers- "Honeycomb"

instru-Mental Breakdown:
Lulufin The Woo Hoo- "Jellyfish"
The Rough Shapes- "Buried Bones"

Joshua Hedley- "Singin' A New Song"
Carlene Carter- "One Love"

Outro Music Bed:  Chris Casello- "Chris' Guitar Boogie"