Monday, April 22, 2019

Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 04-22-19


Nick Lowe once again teams up with those rockin' masked crusaders of Los Straitjackets for a new EP Love Starvation (available May 17th) and we spin the title track on this Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour!  We also give you NEW tunes from Motel Mirrors, Fatboy, The Mellows (feat. Colton Turner), Carl Bradychok, Clint Bradley, Ray Allen, Rosie Flores as part of our instru-Mental Breakdown and classics from Carl Perkins, Joe Maphis & Rose Lee Maphis, Waylon Jennings, Two Tons Of Steel, Annisteen Allen and more!  Plus, we hear a trio of Buddy Holly-related tracks AND our Five Year Flashback is with Phil Alvin talking about The Blasters classic, "Marie, Marie" so you don't want to miss it!

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


Motel Mirrors- "Everybody's Moving"
Sonny Burns- "A Real Cool Cat"
The Mellows (feat. Colton Turner)- "Always"
Annisteen Allen- "Fujiyama Mama"
Carl Perkins- "Jenny, Jenny"
Fatboy- "Diggin' The Scene"
Ray Allen- "Jersey Pearl"
Clint Bradley- "Lone Lonesome Moon"
Joe Maphis & Rose Lee Maphis- "Dim Lights, Thick Smoke (& Loud, Loud Music)"
Waylon Jennings- "Nobody Knows"
Niki Sullivan- "It's All Over" (former guitarist of The Crickets)
Ronnie Smith & The Poor Boys- "Lookie, Lookie, Lookie" (w/ Carl Bunch on drums)
Lou Giordano- "Don'tcha Know" (w/ Phil Everly & Buddy Holly on falsetto BGV's)

instru-Mental Breakdown:
Rosie Flores- "Teenage Rampage"
Bill Kirchen- "Guitar Boogie Shuffle"

Five Year Flashback:
Phil Alvin on "Marie, Marie"
The Blasters- "Marie, Marie"
Carl Bradychok- "Put Your Cat Clothes On"
Nick Lowe (w/ Los Straitjackets)- "Love Starvation"
Two Tons Of Steel- "Not That Lucky"

Outro Music Bed: The Domestic Bumblebees- "The Screamin' Lobster"

Monday, April 15, 2019

Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 04-15-19


Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour spins 2 in a row this hour from Jason Ringenberg (NEW track from his latest Stand Tall as well as a collaboration with Los Straitjackets on the tune "Link Wray"), our Five Year Flashback with Dion, an instru-Mental Breakdown with Link Wray and The Prodigals (featuring Chris Casello), NEW tunes from Nathan Belt & The Buckles, Dry Riverbed Trio, The Sirocco Bros., Kim Lenz, Portuguese Pedro, Haney's Big House, recent Grammy winner Buddy Guy, classics from Elvis Presley, The Rimshots, Levi Dexter, The Everly Brothers and more!!

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

Nathan Belt & The Buckles- "Rebound"
Elvis Presley- "Stuck On You"
Buddy Guy- "Guilty As Charged"
Dry Riverbed Trio- "Keep On Playin'"
The Sirocco Bros.- "Goliath Tigerfish"
Kim Lenz- "Bury Me Deep"
Portuguese Pedro & His Band- "What Will I Do"
The Rimshots (John Lewis)- "I'm Gone"
Louisville Boppers- "Run Through The Jungle"
Levi Dexter- "Hurricane"
Jason Ringenberg- "Lookin' Back Blues"
Jason Ringenberg with Los Straitjackets- "Link Wray"
The Everly Brothers- "Stick With Me Baby"

instru-Mental Breakdown:
Link Wray- "White Lightning"
The Prodigals- "Ride The Savage Dolphin" (feat. Chris Casello)

Five Year Flashback:
Dion on Viva Las Vegas and "Teenager In Love"
Dion & The Belmonts- "Teenager In Love"

Haney's Big House- "Eyes Wide Open"
Clyde McPhatter & The Drifters- "Money Honey"

Outro Music Bed: Los Straitjackets- "Jack The Ripper"


Monday, April 8, 2019

Nashville Boogie 5th Annual/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 04-08-19


The 5th annual Nashville Boogie Vintage Weekender is happening May 23-26, 2019.  We'll play some of these amazing acts on this Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour.  It's a very unique blend from B-52S, JD McPherson, The Country Side Of Harmonica Sam, Bailey Dee, Ronnie Spector & The Ronettes, Linda Gail Lewis, The Cactus Blossoms, Marcel Bontempi, Nikki Hill, Bloodshot Bill, Jake Calypso, McKinley James, The Hi-Jivers, Sonny West, Art Adams, Hot Rod Walt & The Psycho DeVilles, Deke Dickerson, Hillbilly Casino and instru-Mental Breakdown Boogie style with Los Straitjackets and The Surfrajettes!!  That's how we boogie here in Nashville!  See y'all here!!

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

Marcel Bontempi- "Wolf Call"
Jake Calypso- "I'm A Real Cool Cat"
McKinley James- "Who Will The Next Fool Be?"
Sonny West- "Doin' The Boogie"
Hot Rod Walt & The Psycho DeVilles- "Sex and Fire and Gasoline"
JD McPherson- "I Wish You Would"
Hillbilly Casino- "It's Not Me, It's You"
Deke Dickerson- "Will You Be Mine"

instru-Mental Breakdown:
The Surfrajettes- "Mrs. Moto"
Los Straitjackets- "Outta Gear"

The Cactus Blossoms- "Desperado"
The Country Side Of Harmonica Sam- "Unjust Friends"
The B52's- "52 Girls"
The Hi-Jivers- "It Takes Time"
Art Adams- "Memphis Dream"
Bailey Dee- "Too Long"
Linda Gail Lewis- "Real Wild Child"
Ronnie Spector & The Ronettes- "You Bet I Would"
Nikki Hill- "Don't Be The Sucker"
Bloodshot Bill- "You Want It"

Monday, April 1, 2019

Viva Las Vegas show/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 04-01-19


"Bright light city..."  This Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour we focus on just SOME of the MANY great artists coming Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend!  It's happening April 18-21st in Las Vegas, NV.  We debut a NEW tune from The Hillbilly Moon Explosion with Sparky and we spin a new tribute medley from Lara Hope & The Ark-Tones.  There's special Viva Las Vegas edition of the instru-Mental breakdown with the Messer Chups and Sandy Nelson & The The Sin City Termites (featuring Eddie Angel of Los Straitjackets on guitar...who will ALSO be at Viva Las Vegas).  Plus, you'll hear tunes from Freddy Cannon, The Delta Bombers, Reverend Horton Heat, Jittery Jack, The Kingbees, Wayne Hancock, Harlem River Noise, Tammi Savoy & The Chris Casello Combo, Ray Campi, Don Woody, Crown City Bombers, Sid King, Restless, Linda Gail Lewis (with Robbie Fulks) and Billy Harlan!  Wanda Jackson is included in the show as she was originally announced for the festival but has just now announced a retirement from live performances after over 60 years of touring!

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

Reverend Horton Heat- "Viva Las Vegas"
Don Woody- "Barking Up The Wrong Tree"
Freddy "Boom Boom" Cannon & The Gears- "Tallahassee Lassie"
The Kingbees- "Sweet Sweet Girl To Me"
Kyle Lacy & Harlem River Noise- "One Trick Pony"
The Hillbilly Moon Explosion (w/ Sparky)- "Obsession"
Jittery Jack- "Dance Adrianne Dance"
Billy Harlan- "Schoolhouse Rock"

instru-Mental Breakdown:
Sandy Nelson & The Sin City Termites- "Surf Tune"
Messer Chups- "Lipstick Twang"

Linda Gail Lewis (w/ Robbie Fulks)- "'Round Too Long"
Restless- "Abracadabra"
Wanda Jackson- "Rock Your Baby"
Tammi Savoy & The Chris Casello Combo- "This Little Girl's Gone Rockin'"
Wayne Hancock- "Any Old Time"
The Delta Bombers- "Hole In My Head"
Sid King & The Five Strings- "Blue Suede Shoes"
Ray Campi- "Love Me"
Lara Hope & The Ark-Tones- "Daptones Medley"
Crown City Bombers- "Man Cave"

Outro Music Bed: Johnny Ramone, Danny B. Harvey & Slim Jim Phantom- "Viva Las Vegas"


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