Monday, March 18, 2019

5th Annual Cover Charge Included show! / Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 03-18-19

It's our 5th Annual Cover Charge Included show!!  We spotlight another hour of great cover tunes from the obvious to the obscure!  We'll hear Brian Setzer Orchestra covering AC/DC, Levi Dexter covering Groovey Joe Poovey, Johnny Cash covering The Rolling Stones, The Jets covering Dion, Polecats covering Buzzcocks, Jack Rabbit Slim covering Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly covering Carl Perkins, The Di Maggio Connection covering Deep Purple, Two Tons Of Steel covering Ramones, Johnny Bach & The Moonshine Boozers covering Vince Taylor, The Bellfuries covering The Beatles, Jesse Dayton & Brennen Leigh covering Johnny Cash & June Carter Cash, Headcat covering Chuck Berry, The Smithereens covering The Diamonds, The Honkabillies covering Delmore Brothers and our instru-Mental Breakdown with The Surfrajettes covering Britney Spears and Tiger Army covering The Chantays!!

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

Levi Dexter- "Move Around"
Two Tons Of Steel- "I Wanna Be Sedated"
Johnny Bach & The Moonshine Boozers- "Brand New Cadillac"
Johnny Cash- "No Expectations"
The Honkabillies- "Freight Train Boogie"
Buddy Holly- "Blue Suede Shoes"
Polecats- "What Do I Get"
The Bellfuries- "She's A Woman"

instru-Mental Breakdown:
The Surfrajettes- "Toxic"
Tiger Army- "Pipeline"

Jesse Dayton & Brennen Leigh- "Long Legged Guitar Pickin' Man"
Headcat- "Let It Rock"
The Smithereens- "The Stroll"
Jack Rabbit Slim- "Let Yourself Go"
The Jets- "The Majestic"
Brian Setzer Orchestra- "Let There Be Rock"
The Di Maggio Connection- "Smoke On The Water"

Outro Music Bed: Tennessee Three- "Folsom Prison Blues"

Monday, March 11, 2019

Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 03-11-19

Lots of new tunes, classics and special segments on the new Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour.  We've got NEW tracks from Clint Bradley, Jesse Dayton, Carl Bradychok, Marcel Bontempi, Charley Crockett, Black Moon Boys, Delta 88, The Homewreckers, our instru-Mental Breakdown with new tracks by Anthony Castagna and Danny "O" & The Astrotones, our Heavy Hitter Triple Threat segment honors Del Shannon with covers by Dion and John Lindberg Trio and our Five Year Flashback is with Jerry Phillips talking about his dad, Sam Phillips, as well as "Rocket 88" and still there's more!

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

Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives- "Air Mail Special"
Jesse Dayton- "May Have To Do It, Don't Have To Like It" (live)
Carl Bradychok- "Big Bad Blues"
The Paladins- "Then I Found You"
Grizzly Family- "Rockabilly Hop"
Marcel Bontempi- "Mambo Voodoo"
The Homewreckers- "Crawlin'"
Kansas City Cryers- "Gotta Roam"

instru-Mental Breakdown:
Danny "O" & The Astrotones- "Do The Astro"
Anthony Castagna- "Walkin' On Lido"

Clint Bradley- "Biggest Sky"
Delta 88- "Massachusetts Firefly"

Heavy Hitter Triple Threat:
Del Shannon- "Honky Tonk Blues"
John Lindberg Trio- "Hats Off To Larry"
Dion- "Runaway"

Five Year Flashback:
Jerry Phillips on his dad, perfect imperfection and "Rocket 88"
Jackie Brenston & His Delta Cats (Ike Turner)- "Rocket 88"
Black Moon Boys- "Nuthouse"
Charley Crockett- "Servant Of Love"

Outro Music Bed: Chuck Berry- "Guitar Boogie"

Monday, March 4, 2019

Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 03-04-19

New tunes, classics, instru-Mental Breakdown, Time Machine and a Five Year Flashback in one hour!  We've got NEW tunes from Dale Watson, Wildcat Rose, Kim Lenz, Sirocco Bros., Little Miss Blue Bass, classics from Stray Cats, Little Jimmy Dickens, High Noon, Billy Burnette, Annisteen Allen, Elvis Presley, a request for Crankshaft & The Gear Grinders, our instru-Mental Breakdown has a new tune from The Greasy Gills on Hi-Style Recordings and a rocker from Miss Amy Griffin and our Five Year Flashback is with legendary Sun Records drummer J.M. Van Eaton as he talks about the recording of Jerry Lee Lewis' "Whole Lotta Shakin' Going On".

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

Billy Burnette- "Guitar Bug"
Little Jimmy Dickens- "I Got A Hole In My Pocket"
Kim Lenz- "Pine Me"
High Noon- "Hanging From The Old Oak Tree"
Elvis Presley- "Mystery Train/ Tiger Man"
Dale Watson- "Tupelo Mississippi & A '57 Fairlane"
Annisteen Allen- "G'wan About Your Business" (w/ Mickey Baker on guitar)
Wildcat Rose- "I Don't Wanna Work No More"

instru-Mental Breakdown
Miss Amy Griffin- "Shifting Gears"
The Greasy Gills- "Crash Test Mummies"

Stray Cats- "What's Goin' Down (Cross That Bridge)"
Sirocco Bros.- "Knocking On The Devil's Door"

Rockabilly N Blues Time Machine
Week ending May 24, 1959:
#88 The Coasters- "Along Came Jones"
#87 Conway Twitty- "Hey Little Lucy (Don'tcha Put No Lipstick On)"
#1 Wilbert Harrison- "Kansas City" (1st of 2 weeks at the top of the chart)

Five Year Flashback:
J.M. Van Eaton on the recording of "Whole Lotta Shakin' Going On"
Jerry Lee Lewis- "Whole Lotta Shakin' Going On"

Crankshaft & The Gear Grinders- "When The Sun Goes Down"
Little Miss Blue Bass- "Bang Bang"

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

Monday, February 25, 2019

Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 02-25-19

It's a packed show on the latest Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour! We get our Ameripolitan Music Awards Spotlight (with Shaun Young & The 3 Ringers, Malin Petterson, Ashley Kingman as part of Big Sandy & His Fly Rite Boys, Ray Wylie Hubbard and The Lucky Stars), Heavy Hitter Triple Threat (honoring Big Joe Turner and including covers from Jerry Lee Lewis and Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin) and our Five Year Flashback with an interview snippet from WS Holland talking about the studio session for Carl Perkins' "Matchbox" that ended up with the impromptu jam of Carl, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash and Jerry Lee Lewis ("Million Dollar Quartet").  Plus, hear NEW tracks from The Jets, Joel Hofmann, The Reverend Horton Heat, Portuguese Pedro & His Band, Screamin' Rebel Angels, Nick Waterhouse and more!

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

Portuguese Pedro & His Band- "Coola Boola Bop"
Screamin' Rebel Angels- "Iris"
Nick Waterhouse- "Song For Winners"
Junior Brown- "I Hung It Up"
Reverend Horton Heat- "Got It In My Pocket"

Ameripolitan Music Awards Spotlight:
Rockabilly Group Nominee: Shaun Young & The 3 Ringers- "My Heartache's Been Confirmed"
Honky Tonk Female: Malin Petterson- "Yours"
Musician nominee: Ashley Kingman with Big Sandy & His Fly Rite Boys- "South Bay Stomp"
Outlaw Male Nominee: Ray Wylie Hubbard- "Rockabilly Rock"
Western Swing Group: The Lucky Stars- "Go To Town"

Joel Hofmann- "Ballad Of Riley's Tavern"
The Planet Rockers- "Down The Line"

Heavy Hitter Triple Threat:
Big Joe Turner- "Honey Hush"
Jerry Lee Lewis- "Shake, Rattle & Roll"
Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin- "Hide & Seek"

Five Year Flashback:
WS Holland on Million Dollar Quartet session
Carl Perkins- "Matchbox"
The Jets- "Little Doll"

Outro Music Bed: The Reverend Horton Heat- "Ride Before The Fall"