Sunday, February 1, 2015

Don Everly was born this day in 1937

Don Everly of the Everly Brothers was born this day in 1937 in Muhlenberg County, KY.  Take a look back at some highlights of his career both solo and with his brother Phil-

"Bye Bye Love" with Ricky Nelson

"All I Have To Do Is Dream"

"Wake Up Little Susie" with Phil

"That'll Be The Day" with Phil

"When Will I Be Loved" with Phil

"Yesterday Just Passed My Way Again"

Monday, January 26, 2015

Final Elvis Birthday Bash segment plus lot's more!

Our final Elvis Birthday Bash segment brings covers from Dave Edmunds, Buddy Holly and Dion plus interview footage from Elvis himself.  We also hear tunes from Billy Lee Riley, BellFuries, Crazy Cavan & The Rhythm Rockers, Danny B. Harvey & Mysti Moon, Dibbs Preston & The Detonators and lots more!!

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Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Billy Lee Riley- "Red Hot"
The BellFuries- "Hey, Mr. Locomotive"
BR5-49- "Look Me Up"
The Bullets- "While You Were Sleeping"
Moonshine Reunion- "Playin' With Fire"
Carl Perkins- "Matchbox"
The Coasters- "Young Blood"
Crazy Cavan & The Rhythm Rockers- "Jeezy Peezy"
Dale Hawkins- "Tornado"
Danny B. Harvey & Mysti Moon- "Shake It Down"

Elvis Birthday Bash segment
Dave Edmunds- "Return To Sender"
Buddy Holly- "You're So Square (Baby I Don't Care)"
Elvis Presley interview segment
Elvis Presley- "Got A Lot Of Livin' To Do"
Elvis Presley- "Like A Baby"
Dion- "Mean Woman Blues"

Rosco Gordon- "I'm Gonna Shake It"
Dibbs Preston & The Detonators- "Living In The Shadows"
Shakedown Combo- "Creepin' Up On Me"

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Happy Birthday Jack Scott

Jack Scott was born "Giovanni Dominico Scafone Jr" this day in 1936.  When he was 10, his family moved from Windsor, Ontario, Canada to Hazel Park, MI which is a suburb of Detroit.  As a teenager, he started performing as "Jack Scott".  His earlier recordings were more rockabilly while he later developed into a more country style.  His biggest songs include "Leroy", "My True Love", "The Way I Walk", "Burning Bridges", "Geraldine", "What In The World's Come Over You" among others.

"The Way I Walk"



Monday, January 19, 2015

Elvis Birthday Bash segment 3, Stray Cats solo & more!

The Elvis Birthday Bash segment continues this week with solo tracks from each member of the Stray Cats.  Dean Torrence from Jan & Dean recalls playing football with Elvis as well.  We get another installment of "Ask The Clowns" with The Reach Around Rodeo Clowns plus tunes from Gene Vincent, Buck Owens, Johnny Powers, Chuck Berry and an instru-Mental Breakdown with Dick Dale and Link Wray.  As always, there is lots more so don't miss a moment!

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Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Gene Vincent- "Double Talkin' Baby"
Dave Edmunds- "Dynamite"
Bloodshots- "Waste Away"
Bo Diddley- "Hey Bo Diddley"
Buck Owens- "I've Got A Tiger By The Tail"
Planet Rockers- "Big Wheel"
Jimmy Sutton's Four Charms- "Up Jumped The Devil"
Johnny Powers- "Be Mine All Mine"
Dick Dale- "Night Rider"
Link Wray- "Mustang"

Elvis Birthday Bash segment
Katmen- "Big Hunk Of Love"
Brian Setzer- "Just Because"
Dean Torrence interview segment
Elvis Presley- "Ready Teddy"
Elvis Presley- "Teddy Bear"
Lee Rocker- "That's Alright Mama/Blue Moon Of Kentucky"

"Ask The Clowns"
The Reach Around Rodeo Clowns- "King Of The Slot Car Track"

Chuck Berry- "Maybellene"
Little Richard- "Good Golly Miss Molly"

Monday, January 12, 2015

Elvis Birthday Bash part 2, new JD McPherson and more!

We continue our Elvis Birthday Bash with tunes and interview segments from both Wanda Jackson and Robert Gordon as well as a collaboration between Elvis and the Swing Cats.  We also hear a new track from the upcoming JD McPherson album and tunes from The Blasters, Red Meat, Eddie Clendenning, Stray Cats, Dion, The Sonics and so much more!!

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Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

The Blasters- "Crazy Baby"
Red Meat- "I'm A One Woman Man"
Kay Marie- "He Used To"
Imelda May- "Pullin' The Rug"
Emmy Lou & The Rhythm Boys- "Bip Bop Boom"
Eddie Cochran- "Cut Across Shorty"
Eddie Clendening- "Low & Lonely"
Stray Cats- "Sexy & 17"
Thurston Harris- "Little Bitty Pretty One"
Dion- "Gonna Make It Alone"

Elvis Birthday Bash
Wanda Jackson- "Baby Let's Play House"
Elvis Presley/ Swing Cats- "Good Rockin' Tonight"
Robert Gordon & Chris Spedding- "Tryin' To Get To You"
Elvis Presley- "Memphis, Tennessee"
Elvis Presley- "Hound Dog"

Jinx Jones- "Bop-A-Lena"
Deke Dickerson- "Wear Out The Soles Of My Shoes"
JD McPherson- "Bossy"
The Sonics- "Shot Down"


Thursday, January 8, 2015

Elvis Presley was born this day in 1935

Stool inside Sun Studios.  Photo taken December, 2011

Elvis Presley was born this day in 1935 in Tupelo, MS.  Had he lived, he would have been 79!!  Still, Elvis remains a viable force in music 37 years after his death.  Take a stroll down memory lane with Elvis and celebrate his birthday!

"My Happiness"

"Shake Rattle & Roll"

"Jailhouse Rock"

"Trouble/ Guitar Man"

"Suspicious Minds" (from Viva Elvis)