Monday, June 24, 2019

Cats Countdown #5-#3 and more!/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 06-24-19



We begin our Cats Countdown where we count down the top 5 of your favorite Stray Cats songs.  This hour we hear #5-#3 as well as a NEW track from their latest album, 40.  Plus, our Five Year Flashback is with Lee Rocker!  We also hear NEW tunes from Eddie Clendening, George Benson, The Di Maggio Connection, Screamin' Rebel Angels, Los Blancos, The Shootouts, The Boogie Checkers and The Greasy Gills as part of our instru-Mental Breakdown that also features a track with The Ventures and Duane Eddy.  We spin some rockers from Elvis Presley, Charlie Gracie, 13 Cats, Johnny Cash and Rocky Burnette with Darrel Higham too!

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

Eddie Clendening- "Fire Engine Red"
The Boogie Checkers- "Dynamite Baby"

Cats Countdown #5:  
Stray Cats- "(She's) Sexy & 17"

Elvis Presley- "Slowly But Surely"
Rocky Burnette with Darrel Higham & The Enforcers- "Plenty Of Love"
Stray Cats- "Rock It Off"
Charlie Gracie- "You Got A Heart Like A Rock"
George Benson- "Memphis, TN"

instru-Mental Breakdown:
The Greasy Gills- "Tequila Bill"
The Ventures with Duane Eddy- "I Fought The Law"

Cats Countdown #4:
Stray Cats- "Gene & Eddie"

Los Blancos- "Teenie Marlenie"
The Shootouts- "Cleaning House"
Screamin' Rebel Angels- "I Believe"
13 Cats- "Snap, Crackle & Hiss"

Five Year Flashback:
Lee Rocker on Stray Cats high points

Cats Countdown #3:
Stray Cats- "Runaway Boys"

The Di Maggio Connection- "Rock 'A' Tango"
Johnny Cash- "Brakeman's Blues"

Outro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Be-Bop-A-Lula"



Monday, June 17, 2019

Sun-Sational Show 2/ Connor Rocket co-host with songs from Sun Studio/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 06-17-19


It's our 2nd annual "Sun-Sational" Show as we once again kick off Summer Sun Fun (official first day of Summer is June 21st) with Connor Rocket co-hosting an hour of songs recorded at Sun Studio in Memphis, TN (located at 706 Union Avenue).  We've got tunes from a variety of artists including Elvis Presley, Charley Pride, Dale Watson (with Sarah Gayle Meech & Hillbilly Casino), Howlin' Wolf, John Mellencamp, Roy Orbison, Chris Isaak, Jerry Lee Lewis, Don Diego, Hot Rod Walt & The Psycho DeVilles, Johnny Cash, Barbara Pittman, Sonny Burgess, Billy Lee Riley & The Little Green Men, Charlie Rich, Billy "The Kid" Emerson, Carl Perkins, James Cotton and Roscoe Gordon!

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

Charley Pride- "(There's My Baby) Walkin' (The Stroll)"
Chris Isaak- "Everybody's In The Mood"
Charlie Rich- "Philadelphia Baby"
Roscoe Gordon- "Booted"
Dale Watson (w/ Sarah Gayle Meech & Hillbilly Casino)- "iF yoU"
Carl Perkins- "Birth Of Rock and Roll"
Billy "The Kid" Emerson- "Red Hot"
Billy Lee Riley & The Little Green Men- "Baby Please Don't Go"
James Cotton- "Cotton Crop Blues"
Johnny Cash- "Country Boy"
Elvis Presley- "I'm Left, You're Right, She's Gone" (slow version)
Sonny Burgess- "We Wanna Boogie"
John Mellencamp- "No Better Than This"
Howlin' Wolf- "Oh, Red!"
Don Diego- "Road To Memphis"
Jerry Lee Lewis- "Drinkin' Wine Spo-Dee-O-Dee"
Hot Rod Walt & The Psycho Devilles- "Lucky"
Barbara Pittman- "I Need A Man"
Roy Orbison- "Claudette"

Outro Music Bed:  Sonny Burgess- "Thunderbird"
Jammin' James Riley & Connor Rocket/ Sun Studio Memphis, TN
December 2018



Monday, June 10, 2019

Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 06-10-19


A new rocker from Chuck Mead kicks off the latest Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour and sets the pace for this packed show!  We also spin new tracks from Nick Lowe (with Los Straitjackets), The Cash Box Kings, Dale Watson, Kim Lenz, Danny "O" & The Astrotones, Danny T & The Sirens, The Kabooms, Abby Girl & The Real Deal, Clint Bradley and The Bullets.  Our Five Year Flashback is with Linda Gail Lewis talking about a funny memory with her brother Jerry Lee Lewis and John Lennon.  The Rockabilly N Blues Time Machine goes back to the week ending October 29, 1961 and we have 2 killer requests (Neil Young & Johnny Cash) in our Hey Mr. DJ segment!

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

Chuck Mead- "Big Bear In The Sky"
Dale Watson- "Restless"
The Bullets- "Buzz For The Blues"
Clint Bradley- "Six Guns, Spurs & Saddles"
Danny T & The Sirens- "Caroline"
Danny "O" & The Astrotones- "Paint The Town"
Abby Girl & The Real Deal- "Every Night"
Nick Lowe (with Los Straitjackets)- "Trombone"

Hey Mr. DJ (request segment):
Johnny Cash- "Without Love"
Neil Young & The Shocking Pinks- "Cry, Cry, Cry"

The Cash Box Kings- "Ain't No Fun (When The Rabbit Got The Gun)"
Kim Lenz- "Hourglass"

Rockabilly N Blues Time Machine
*Week ending October 29, 1961:
#100 The Ventures- "Blue Moon"
#25 The Duals- "Stick Shift"
#1 Dion- "Runaround Sue"

Five Year Flashback:
Linda Gail Lewis on John Lennon meeting Jerry Lee Lewis
Jerry Lewis (& Little Richard)- "I Saw Her Standing There"

The Kabooms- "Hip Shakin' Bash"

Outro Music Bed: Chuck Berry- "My Mustang Ford"



Monday, June 3, 2019

Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 06-03-19


We start a new Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour segment we'll hear periodically throughout the year called "Hey Mr. DJ" where we play a couple of your requests (this week it's Bob Dylan and Robert Plant's "Honeydrippers")!  Plus, we've got NEW tunes from Los Straitjackets and The Volcanics in our instru-Mental Breakdown as well as new rockers from Lucky 757 (featuring Matt's Blues), The Retrobaits, Daddy Long Legs, Fatboy, Nick Waterhouse, The Beatersband, Robby Vee, Ray Allen and a recent rocker from Dustaphonics!  We also pay tribute to a trio of artists that passed away late March: Bill Allen, Margaret Lewis and Jay Chevalier.  AND we have our Five Year Flashback with Eddie Angel talking about his other band The Planet Rockers!  You don't want to miss this one!!

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Billy Adams

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

Lucky 757 (with Matt's Blues)- "Memphis Sun"
The Retrobaits- "Cryin' At My Front Door"
Ray Allen- "I Feel Alright"
Fatboy- "Burning Bridges"
Daddy Long Legs- "Pink Lemonade"

Hey Mr. DJ (request segment):
Bob Dylan- "Tweedle Dee & Tweedle Dum"
Honeydrippers (featuring Robert Plant & Jimmy Page)- "I Get A Thrill"

Robby Vee- "Buzz"
Jay Chevalier
The Beatersband- "Come On Let's Go"
Dustaphonics- "Red Headed Woman"

In Memory:
Billy Adams- "Rock, Pretty Mama" (passed March 30th, 2019)
Margaret Lewis- "Shake A Leg" (passed March 29th, 2019)
Jay Chevalier- "Billy Cannon" (passed March 28th, 2019)

instru-Mental Breakdown:
Los Straitjackets- "Game Of Thrones"
The Volcanics- "Sunset Rider"

Five Year Flashback:
Eddie Angel on The Planet Rockers
The Planet Rockers- "Voodoo Woman"
Nick Waterhouse- "Wreck The Rod"
Margaret Lewis

Outro Music Bed: Duane Eddy- "Movin' 'n' Groovin'"