Monday, August 12, 2019

Dean Z interview/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 08-12-19

Dean Z photos 1 & 3 March 30, 2019 Nashville Elvis Festival. 
Elvis Presley photos 2 & 4 International Hotel Vegas 1969
Dean Z is guest on this Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour!  We talk about his recreation of the 50th anniversary of opening night for Elvis Presley at the International Hotel in Las Vegas on July 31, 1969.  Dean performed this at Nashville Elvis Festival in March of this year.  We also talk about Sun Studios, 70's Elvis, Aloha, an Elvis song request and lots more!  Plus, we hear 3 new tunes he recorded with the Blackwood Brothers on backing vocals.  Our instru-Mental Breakdown has NEW tunes from Stray Cats and Kitty Rose & The Rattlers and we spin some rockers from Al Terry, Mac Davis, Carl Perkins and Creedence Clearwater Revival (covering Elvis)!

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

Al Terry- "Watch Dog"
Carl Perkins- "Say When"
Mac Davis- "Hooked On Music"

instru-Mental Breakdown:
Stray Cats- "Desperado"
Kitty Rose & The Rattlers- "Donna Goes To Tiajuana"

Dean Z interview:
Dean Z- "Don't Be Cruel"
Interview segment 1
Elvis Presley- "Blue Suede Shoes" (live in 1969 Vegas)
segment 2 (includes "Happy Birthday" from Elvis in 1969 Vegas)
Dean Z- "Bossa Nova Baby"
segment 3
Elvis Presley- "Power Of My Love"
segment 4
Dean Z- "Blue Moon Of Kentucky"
segment 5
Elvis Presley- "Johnny B. Goode" (from Aloha From Hawaii)
Dean Z- "If I Can Dream"
segment 6
Elvis Presley- "Mystery Train"

Creedence Clearwater Revival- "My Baby Left Me"

Outro Music Bed:  Link Wray- "Heartbreak Hotel"


Elvis Week 2019 August 9-17
https://www.graceland.com/elvis-week



For more info on Dean Z:
https://www.deanz.com

Monday, August 5, 2019

Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 08-05-19


On this Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour, we hear an instru-Mental Breakdown (with NEW tunes from Bloodshot Bill and Martin Cilia), a Hey Mr. DJ request segment (with Carlene Carter & Dave Edmunds and Eddie Cochran), Rockabilly N Blues Time Machine (landing at week ending February 7, 1960) and a Five Year Flashback (with Dale Watson from early 2016)!  PLUS, hear NEW tunes from Jesse Dayton (covering The Clash), The Shootouts, Chuck Mead, Howlin' Ric & The Rocketeers, The Bullets, Danny "O" & The Astrotones, Black Moon Boys as well as classics from Elvis Presley and George Jones!!!

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

Elvis Presley- "Wear My Ring Around Your Neck"
Howlin' Ric & The Rocketeers- "Your Loving Days Are Through"
Chuck Mead- "The Man Who Shook The World"

instru-Mental Breakdown:
Bloodshot Bill- "Peeling"
Martin Cilia- "Marvin Bay"

The Bullets- "Thunderbird"
Danny "O" & The Astrotones- "Drinkin' On A School Night"
Black Moon Boys- "Upside Down"

Hey Mr. DJ request segment:
Carlene Carter with Dave Edmunds- "Baby Ride Easy"
Eddie Cochran- "Three Steps To Heaven"

In Memory (Dexter Tisby of The Penguins passed 5-30-19):
The Penguins- "Earth Angel"

The Shootouts- "If I Could"

Rockabilly N Blues Time Machine (week ending 2-7-1960)
#92 Dorsey Burnette- "Tall Oak Tree"
#81 Chuck Berry- "Let It Rock"
#1 Johnny Preston- "Running Bear"

Five Year Flashback:
Dale Watson on George Jones and Ameripolitan origins
Dale Watson- "Jonesin' For Jones"

George Jones- "Let A LIttle Lovin' Come In"
Jesse Dayton- "Bankrobber"

Outro Music Bed:  Link Wray- "Hotel Loneliness"





Monday, July 29, 2019

All Blues for International Blues Music Day 2019/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 07-29-19



The 7th annual International Blues Music Day is August 3, 2019 so we dedicate Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour this show to all blues music!  Dion is in our Five Year Flashback with a blues cover and our Rockabilly N Blues Time Machine goes back to week ending May 21, 1955 to hear the top 3 Rhythm & Blues Records (Big Joe Turner, Bo Diddley and Little Walter)!  Plus, hear NEW tunes from Billy F. Gibbons, Kim Wilson, Jontavious Willis, Jimmie Vaughan, a recently released Keith Richards track (with Johnnie Johnson on piano), recent rockers from Big Jon Atkinson, Buddy Guy and classics from Howlin' Wolf, Robert Johnson, Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker, Lightnin' Hopkins and B.B. King!

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

Robert Johnson- "Cross Road Blues"
Lightnin' Hopkins- "Had A Gal Called Sal"
Jimmie Vaughan- "Baby, Please Come Home"
John Lee Hooker- "Big Legs, Tight Skirt"
B.B. King- "Shake It Up & Go"
Billy Gibbons- "Crackin' Up"
Muddy Waters- "Got My Mojo Workin'"
Kim Wilson (with Big Jon Atkinson)- "You've Been Goofin'"
Big Jon Atkinson (with Kim Wilson)- "Hold Out"
Buddy Guy (with Kim Wilson)- "Too Late"
Keith Richards (with Johnnie Johnson)- "Big Town Playboy"
Howlin' Wolf- "Howlin' For My Darlin'"

Rockabilly N Blues Time Machine week ending week ending May 21, 1955
Top 3 played in Jukeboxes Rhythm & Blues:
#2 tied Big Joe Turner- "Flip, Flop & Fly"
#2 tied Bo Diddley- "I'm A Man"
#1 Little Walter- "My Babe"

Five Year Flashback:
Dion on Lightnin' Hawkins
Dion- "Katie Mae"

Jontavious Willis- "The Blues Is Dead"

Outro Music Bed: Kim Wilson- "Smokin' Joint" 


Monday, July 22, 2019

Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 07-22-19


So much great music on the show this hour! Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour spins NEW tracks from Darrel Higham & The Enforcers, John Lindberg Trio, Stray Cats, The Hawkmen, Eddie Clendening, Sister Suzie, Rob Ryan Roadshow, Carl Bradychok and more!  We also get a new track from Greg Townson and a classic from Dick Dale in our instru-Mental Breakdown, a Five Year Flashback with Billy Burnette and a Heavy Hitter Triple Threat segment honoring Merle Haggard with covers by Jerry Lee Lewis and The Everly Brothers!  Plus, we pay tribute to Huelyn Duvall who passed away on May 15th.

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

Elvis Presley- "I'm Coming Home"
The Howlin' Coyotes- "The Game"

In Memory:
Huelyn Duvall- "Pucker Paint"

The Hawkmen- "There's One Thing"
The Dynamics- "Misery"
Stray Cats- "Cry Danger"
Eddie Clendening- "I've Been Had"
Carl Bradychok- "Pointed Toe Shoes"

instru-Mental Breakdown:
Greg Townson- "Venus"
Dick Dale- "Ghostriders In The Sky"

Darrel Higham & The Enforcers- "The Brain Freeze"
John Lindberg Trio- "One More Saturday Night"

Heavy Hitter Triple Threat:
Merle Haggard- "If You Want To Be My Woman"
Jerry Lee Lewis- "Workin' Man Blues"
The Everly Brothers- "Mama Tried"

Five Year Flashback:
Billy Burnette on his dad & uncle's "Tear It Up"
Billy Burnette- "Tear It Up"

Sister Suzie- "Sloppy Drunk"
Rob Ryan Roadshow- "Whiskey In A Jar"

Outro Music Bed: The Ventures- "I Walk The Line"