Monday, July 16, 2018

Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 07-16-18



We spin a tune from an album celebrating it's 50th anniversary (Johnny Cash "At Folsom Prison"), NEW tunes (The Honkabillies, Tammi Savoy & Chris Casello Combo, Ed Cavin & The Blue Kings, The Rhythm Preachers), the Rockabilly N Blues Time Machine (going back to 1989 with tunes by Stray Cats, Dion, Chris Isaak, Marty Stuart and Buck Owens), our Heavy Hitter Triple Threat segment (highlighting The Collins Kids with covers by The Paladins and Barrence Whitfield) and rockers by Darrel Higham, Carl Perkins, Johnny Rivers and The Rhythm Shakers!!

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

Johnny Cash- "Folsom Prison Blues" (live)
Ed Cavin & The Blue Kings- "Jiggle Wiggle Walkin' Baby"
The Honkabillies- "Drinkin' For Your Leavin'"
The Rhythm Preachers- "Hot Love Gone Cold"
Carl Perkins- "Gone Gone Gone" (live)

Rockabilly N Blues Time Machine 1989:
Stray Cats- "Everybody Needs Rock 'n' Roll
Chris Isaak- "I'm Not Waiting"
Marty Stuart- "The Coal Mine Blues"
Buck Owens- "Gonna Have Love"
Dion- "Written On The Subway Wall/ Little Star"

Larry Collins- "One Step Down"
Lorrie Collins- "Another Man Done Gone"

Heavy Hitter Triple Threat:
The Collins Kids- "Hoy Hoy"
The Paladins- "Mercy"
Barrence Whitfield & The Savages- "Whistle Bait"

Tammi Savoy & Chris Casello Combo- "This Little Girl's Gone Rockin'"
The Rhythm Shakers- "Panic"
Darrel Higham- "Blonde Hair Betty"
Johnny Rivers- "Long, Long Walk"

Outro Music Bed:  Los Straitjackets- "New Siberia"

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Jammin' James with Larry Collins

Monday, July 9, 2018

Freddy "Boom Boom" Cannon interview! Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 07-09-18


Freddy "Boom Boom" Cannon is our guest this week! We discuss a couple of classics, his love of Boston Red Sox and all the sports teams from the area, touring various circuits, his friends in Los Straitjackets, a high energy collaboration with The Gears, recent singles that pay tribute to his mentor Chuck Berry ("Hail Hail Rock 'N' Roll") as well as a brand new killer rockabilly romp ("Boppin' The Blues") and we even make reference to "The Nature Boy" Ric Flair!

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

Freddy Cannon & The Gears- "Move It On Over"
Interview part 1
snippet of "Down At Fenway Park"
Freddy Cannon with Frank Slay & His Orchestra- "Humdinger"
Interview part 2
Soundbite of Ric Flair
Freddy Cannon- "Tallahassee Lassie"
Interview part 3
Freddy Cannon with Frank Slay & His Orchestra- "Palisades Park"
Interview part 4
Freddy Cannon- "Buzz Buzz A Diddle It"
Interview part 5
Freddy Cannon's jingle for Arnie Ginsburg
Interview part 6
Freddy Cannon and Los Straitjackets- "The Sox Are Rockin'"
snippet of "Way Down Yonder In New Orleans"
Freddy Cannon with Frank Slay & His Orchestra- "The Urge"
Interview part 7
Freddy Cannon- "Hail Hail Rock 'N' Roll"
Interview part 8
Freddy Cannon- "Boppin' The Blues"
Los Straitjackets with Big Sandy- "Chica Alborotada" (Tallahassee Lassie)
Interview part 9 (with song request from Freddy)
Chuck Berry- "Roll Over Beethoven"
Freddy Cannon with Frank Slay & His Orchestra- "Muskrat Rumble"

Outro Music Bed: Los Straitjackets- "Jack The Ripper"


Freddy Cannon & his wife Jeanette with Elvis in Las Vegas August '74




Monday, July 2, 2018

Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 07-02-18


Just when you thought you had heard all the great music so far...we bring you more!  Hear NEW tracks by The Hillbilly Moon Explosion (with Mark "Sparky" Phillips), The Devils Daughters (Mysti Moon and Annie Marie Lewis with Danny B. Harvey), John Lindberg Trio, Marcel Bontempi, Motel Mirrors, The Wise Guyz, The Hi-Risers, The Coguaros (Don Diego Trio), Aisha Khan, our Heavy Hitter Triple Threat segment on Roy Orbison with covers by The Cramps and something new from Marcel Riesco, plus we go back to the week ending July 12, 1959 in our Rockabilly N Blues Time Machine and still there's MORE!  Whew...strap yourself in for this fun ride!

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

The Devil's Daughters- "Baddest Girls In Town"
John Lindberg Trio- "The Fool"
Marcel Bontempi- "Havana Moon"
Dave Biller & Jeremy Wakefield- "Steel Crazy" (w/ Big Sandy)
Eddie Cochran- "Cut Across Shorty"
Jake Calypso & His Red Hot- "Gonna Bring You Back"
Motel Mirrors- "Do With Me What You Want"

Rockabilly N Blues Time Machine (week ending July 12 1959):
#98 Bo Diddley- "Crackin' Up"
#43 Elvis Presley- "A Big Hunk Of Love"
#1 Johnny Horton- "The Battle Of New Orleans"

The Wise Guyz- "Rude Bad Boy"
The Hi-Risers- "Stella Gotta Fella"

Heavy Hitter Triple Threat:
Roy Orbison- "Almost 18"
Marcel Riesco- "The Actress"
The Cramps- "Domino"

The Coguaros (Don Diego Trio)- "Kalura"
Aisha Khan- "Make A Grown Man Cry"
The Hillbilly Moon Explosion (with Mark "Sparky" Phillips)- "Queen Of Hearts"
Johnny Carroll- "Two Timin'"

Outro Music Bed:  Duane Eddy- "Curveball"




Monday, June 25, 2018

Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 06-25-18


So much great new music hitting the playlist again with tunes from Tiger Army, Webb Wilder, The Crank-Tones, Marcel Riesco, The Rhythm Shakers, The Hi-Jivers, Tommy Guns, Cherry Divine and Elvis Cantu.  We pay tribute to Rayburn Anthony who passed away on April 21st.  We also step into our Rockabilly N Blues Time Machine and go back to the week ending November 16, 1958 plus we hear rockers from JD McPherson, Janis Martin, The Kokomo Kings, Rock-A-Teens, Bloodshot Bill and more!
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Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey
Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

Webb Wilder- "Powerful Stuff"
Elvis Cantu- "Blood Red Moon"
Rayburn Anthony- "Hambone"
JD McPherson- "Everybody's Talking 'Bout The All American"
Cherry Divine- "Shakin' In My Boots"
The Hi-Jivers- "Something's Gotta Shake"
The Kokomo Kings- "Pillow Of Gold"
Bloodshot Bill- "Rattle My Brain"

instru-Mental Breakdown:
Tommy Guns- "Swooney"
Pat Capocci- "The Pickle"

Rock-A-Teens- "Janis Will Rock"
Janis Martin- "Will You Willyum"

Rockabilly N Blues Time Machine-
Week ending November 16, 1958:
#93 Johnny Otis- "Crazy Country Hop"
#80 Chuck Berry- "Sweet Little Rock & Roller"
#1 Conway Twitty- "It's Only Make Believe"

The Crank-Tones- "Draggin'"
Marcel Riesco- "Kiss From You"
Tiger Army- "Dark Paradise"
The Rhythm Shakers- "All Women Are Bad"

Outro Music Bed:  Danny B. Harvey- "Travis Rag"