Monday, August 3, 2020

Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 08-03-20


Killer new tunes hitting the playlist this week from Western Terrestrials, Marcel Bontempi, Robert Gordon, Dion (with Stevie Van Zandt), Joe Louis Walker (with Dion & Eric Gales), Boppin' B, John Lindberg Trio, Kathryn Legendre, The Ramblin' Bandits plus new tunes from Aqualads (on Hi-Tide Recordings) and Urban Zotel in our instru-Mental Breakdown!  We'll take a much needed break with Beth Riley in Beth's Blues Break, hear a Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week and board our Time Machine for the week ending January 19th, 1959!

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

Boppin' B- "Rock 'n' Roll Singer"
Western Terrestrials- "Rlying Saucer Rock 'n' Roll"
John Lindberg Trio- "Keep A Knockin'"

instru-Mental Breakdown:
Urban Zotel- "Midnight Walk"
Aqualads- "Catch On"

Joe Louis Walker (with Dion & Eric Gales)- "Blues Comin' On"
Kathryn Legendre- "Waiting In Line"
The Ramblin' Bandits- "You Never"

Beth's Blues Break:
(Music bed: Buddy Guy- "Slow Blues")
Lightnin' Hopkins- "Woke Up This Morning"
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Carl Perkins- "Jive After Five"
Marcel Bontempi- "Down Bound Train"
Robert Gordon (with Emanuela Hutter)- "Would Ja"

Rockabilly N Blues Time Machine
Week ending January 19th, 1959 (Billboard Magazine Singles Chart):
#13 Elvis Presley- "One Night"
#4 Ritchie Valens- "Donna"
#1 The Platters- "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes"

Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week:
Johnny Cash- "Man In Black"

Dion (with Stevie Van Zandt)- "Way Down (I Won't Cry No More)"

Outro Music Bed:  Eddie Angel- "Black Widow"


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Monday, July 27, 2020

Blues show 2/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 07-27-20


We continue our blues theme again this week in honor of International Blues Music Day on August 1st.  Once again, the lovely and talented Beth Riley (host of "Beth's Blues Break" segment) co-hosts and picks the majority of the tunes.  We spin another new track from Dion's latest featuring Billy Gibbons (Dion is the first release on Joe Bonamassa's Keeping The Blues Alive Records) as well as great tracks from Keb' Mo' (pictured with Beth above), Albert King, Kim Wilson, Bobby Bland, John Lee Hooker, Bukka White, Taj Mahal, Mississippi John Hurt, Otis Spann (with Fleetwood Mac), James Cotton, Skip James and Buddy Guy!

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

Keb' Mo'- "Dangerous Mood"
Albert King- "Cross Cut Saw"
Dion- "Bam Bang Boom" (with Billy Gibbons)
Skip James- "Look Down The Road"
Taj Mahal- "You're Going To Need Somebody On Your Bond"
Otis Spann- "Someday Baby" (with Fleetwood Mac)
Buddy Guy- "Stone Crazy"
James Cotton- "Blues In My Sleep"
John Lee Hooker- "Crawling Kingsnake"
Mississippi John Hurt- "Stack-O-Lee"
Bukka White- "Parchman Farm Blues"
Bobby Bland- "Take Off Your Shoes"
Kim Wilson- "Tiger Man"

Outro Music Bed: Kim Wilson- "Teenage Beat"

Follow Beth's Blues Break HERE


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Monday, July 20, 2020

Blues show 1/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 07-20-20


In honor of International Blues Music Day on August 1st, we're doing a 2 week "All Blues" feature on Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour.  Beth Riley (host of our "Beth's Blues Break" segment) co-hosts and picks the majority of the tunes.  This hour, we hear a NEW Dion track (with Brian Setzer...who shares an April 10th birthday with Beth), plus we spin some classics from B.B. King, Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Big Mama Thornton, R.L. Burnside, Otis Rush, T-Bone Walker, Big Bill Broonzy, Pinetop Perkins, Lowell Fulsom, a rockin' cover of Muddy Waters by Billy F. Gibbons AND Little Walter and Ry Cooder in our instru-Mental Breakdown!

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

B.B. King- "The Thrill Is Gone"
Big Mama Thornton- "Everything Gonna Be Alright"
Muddy Waters- "Mannish Boy"
Big Bill Broonzy- "How You Want It Done"
R.L. Burnside- "Hard Time Killing Floor"
Howlin' Wolf- "Highway 49"

instru-Mental Breakdown:
Little Walter- "Juke"
Ry Cooder- "Dark End Of The Street"

Dion- "Uptown Number 7" (with Brian Setzer)
Otis Rush- "Double Trouble"
T-Bone Walker- "Get These Blues Off Me"
Pinetop Perkins- "Pinetop's Boogie Woogie"
Lowell Fulson- "Reconsider Baby"
Billy Gibbons & The BFG's- "Standing Around Crying"

Outro Music Bed: Kim Wilson- "Teenage Beat"

Follow Beth's Blues Break HERE


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Monday, July 13, 2020

Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 07-13-20


LOTS of great NEW music and more on this week's show!  Hear the latest from Charley Crockett, Zephaniah Ohora, Marcel Bontempi, Nick Lowe, Andrea & Mud, Sonny West, Devil Doll, The Rip'em Ups, Delta 88 as well as Los Straitjackets and Ruzz Guitar's Blues Revue in our instru-Mental Breakdown.  We'll hear a rocker from Al Hendrix, take a break with Beth Riley on her Beth's Blues Break and a new segment called Stars In Their Eyes where we hear artists we know...before we knew them!

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

The Rip'em Ups- "Love Is Blind"
Devil Doll- "Lover & A Fighter"
Sonny West- "Gin Soaked Floor"

instru-Mental Breakdown:
Ruzz Guitar's Blues Revue- "Swinging G String"
Los Straitjackets- "Venus"

Marcel Bontempi- "Handsome Girl"
Nick Lowe- "Here Comes That Feeling"
Andrea & Mud- "Hellhounds"

Beth's Blues Break:
(Music bed: Buddy Guy- "Slow Blues")
Fenton Robinson- "Somebody Loan Me A Dime"
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Ritchie Valens- "Little Girl"
Zephania Ohora- "All American Singer"
Charley Crockett- "Welcome To Hard Times"

Stars In Their Eyes segment:
The Confidentials (featuring Robert Gordon 1967)- "Let's Picket"
Tony Joe & The Mojos (Tony Joe White 1965)- "Bad Mouth"
The Last Mile Ramblers (featuring Junior Brown 1974)- "Diesel Smoke Dangerous Curves"

Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week:
Reverend Horton Heat- "Big Little Baby"

Delta 88- "My Perfection"
Al Hendrix- "Monkey Bite"

Outro Music Bed: Chuck Berry- "Berry Pickin'"


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