Monday, September 15, 2014

Blastember with Phil Alvin of The Blasters part 3 and more!

Phil Alvin discusses Dwight Yoakam, John Mellencamp and Quentin Tarantino's use of "Dark Night" as we continue our "Blastember" segment.  Also, The Reach Around Rodeo Clowns return with another "Ask The Clowns" segment.  Plus, music from 69 Cats, Webb Wilder, Robert Gordon and so much more!!

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Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Elvis Presley- "When It Rains, It Really Pours"
Robert Gordon- "Walk Hard"
Big Mama Thornton- "Hound Dog"
Billy Fury- "My Advice"
TJ Mayes- "When Love Come Down"
Reckless Ones- "Mean Pickin' Mama"
Bo Diddley- "Pretty Thing"
Brenda Lee- "Sweet Nothins"

Johnny Horton- "Honky Tonk Hardwood Floor"
Sixteen & The Sidewinders- "Full Moon Baby"

Blastember part 3
The Blasters- "Long White Cadillac"
The Blasters- "Dark Night"
The Blasters- "Colored Lights"

The Reach Around Rodeo Clowns- "King Of The Slot Car Track"
69 Cats- "Sunglasses After Dark"
Webb Wilder- "Honky Tonkin' In Mississippi"
Eddie Cochran- "Sweetie Pie"

Monday, September 8, 2014

Blastember part 2 and more!

Phil Alvin of The Blasters joins for the 2nd installment of "Blastember" during the month of September.  Also, we hear a new track from the upcoming Johnny Winter project, Rosie Flores, Brian Setzer, Chuck Berry, Gas House Gorillas and more!

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Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Howlin' Wolf- "I Better Go Now"
Brian Setzer- "Vinyl Records"
The Rockats- "Rockin' Baby"
Rosie Flores- "Working Girls Guitar"

Carl Mann- "Mona Lisa"
Pokey LaFarge- "Central Time"
Gas House Gorillas- "One Shot"
Chuck Berry- "Let It Rock"
Page/Plant- "My Bucket's Got A Hole In It"

The Blasters- "I'm Shakin'"
The Blasters- "So Long Baby Goodbye"
The Blasters- "Flattop Joint"
The Blasters- "Jubilee Train"

Johnny Winter (with Ben Harper)- "Can't Hold Out"
Jerry Lee Lewis- "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On"
The Mavericks- "Come Unto Me"

Sunday, September 7, 2014

Buddy Holly was born this day in 1936

Charles Hardin Holley (Buddy Holly) was born this day in 1936 in Lubbock, TX.  Even though his tragic death in 1959 cut short a brilliant career, his music continues to live on and inspire new generations.  Just last year, he received a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame.  There were also 2 tribute CD's in his honor in 2011 (Listen To Me: Buddy Holly and Rave On Buddy Holly).

"Peggy Sue"

"Oh Boy"

"Not Fade Away"

"That'll Be The Day"

Monday, September 1, 2014

Blastember part 1 and more

Phil Alvin of The Blasters joins us to kick off "Blastember"!  We'll talk with Phil and play tunes from The Blasters all month of September.  Also, we talk with Mike Love of The Beach Boys about the band's popularity worldwide plus new music from Cowboy Jack Clement, Link Wray, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, an exclusive song from Billy Burnette (featuring Brian Setzer) and much more!

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Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Billy Burnette- "All I Can Do Is Dream You"
Carl Perkins- "Honey Don't"
Jack Clement- "Got Leaving On Her Mind"
The Everly Brothers- "Temptation"
Barry Ryan- "Ready To Rock"
Kingbees- "My Mistake"
Ed Vintage- "Six Little Friends"
Johnny Cash- "Get Rhythm"

Instru-Mental Breakdown
Rockett88 featuring Dr. Harmonica- "The Wizzinator"
Link Wray- "That'll Be The Day"

"Blastember" with Phil Alvin
The Blasters- "American Music"
Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin- "All By Myself"
The Blasters- "Barefoot Rock"
The Blasters- "Marie Marie"

Endless Summer Quarterly Mike Love interview segment
The Beach Boys- "I Get Around" 
Dave Edmunds- "Wooly Bully"
Dr. Rubin's Pomade contest

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Dale Hawkins was born this day in 1938

Dale Hawkins was born this day in 1938 in Goldmine, LA.  He was an early pioneer of rockabilly and swamp sounds.  His most popular recording was "Susie Q" (featuring lead guitar work from James Burton) which was later covered by Creedence Clearwater Revival, The Rolling Stones, The Everly Brothers, The Blues Brothers, Carl Perkins, Phish, Bobby McFerrin and others.  Hawkins continued performing until the time of his death in February 2010.  Here's his original version of "Susie-Q"...

"My Babe"


Friday, August 29, 2014

Charlie Feathers died this day in 1998

Charlie Feathers passed away this day in 1998 in a Memphis Hospital at the age of 66.  He wrote one of Elvis' early hits "I Forgot To Remember To Forget".  He also recorded on labels such as Sun, Meteor and King to name a few.  His raw rockabilly sound came through in signature songs like "One Hand Loose", "Bottle To The Baby", "Stutterin' Cindy" and "Jungle Fever".  Hear Charlie singing "That Certain Female" that was also featured in Kill Bill....