Saturday, December 20, 2014

Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend Giveaway!!



Viva Las Vegas & Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 
are teaming up to giveaway 2 free passes for 
Viva Las Vegas 18, April 2nd-5th at the Orleans Hotel.  
Hotel and transportation not included.  


Go HERE to enter to register in the contest!

Monday, December 15, 2014

Rockin' Christmas tunes and a whole lot more on Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour!


More great rockin' Christmas tunes hit the playlist again this week.  Getting you in the Christmas mood this week are tunes from Annie Marie Lewis, Reverend Horton Heat, Wanda Jackson, Dave Edmunds, Bop Hounds, Johnny Horton and others!  Plus, we get a new holiday edition of "Ask The Clowns" with the Reach Around Rodeo Clowns and cool tunes from 69 Cats, Eddie Cochran, Jittery Jack and so much more!  

Hear episode here:


Download all episodes HERE!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Reverend Horton Heat- "Santa On The Roof"
Annie Marie Lewis- "Drummer Boy"
Shawn Camp & Billy Burnette- "A Big Hunk Of Love"
69 Cats- "Runaway"
Velvetone (with Wanda Jackson)- "Funnel Of Love"
Wanda Jackson & The Continentals- "Merry Christmas Baby"
Bobby Helms- "Jingle Bell Rock"
Devil's Daughters- "Pedal To The Metal"
Rockats- "Bad Love"
Marty Stuart- "Jailhouse"
Dave Edmunds- "Run Rudolph Run"
Hank Snow- "Reindeer Boogie"

The Reach Around Rodeo Clowns- "I Used To Be The One"

Bop Hounds- "Make It Snow Santa"
Charles Brown- "Christmas Blues"
Johnny Horton- "They Shined Up Rudolph's Nose"
Jittery Jack- "Boston Baby"
Shakin' Pyramids- "Let's Go"


Monday, December 8, 2014

Christmas tunes and more!


More Christmas tunes find their way to the playlist this week!  Hear festive tunes from Dion, Elvis, Billy Burnette, Annie Marie Lewis and others.  Plus, more great rockin' music from Webb Wilder, Polecats, Jerry Lee Lewis, Howlin' Wolf and much more!

Hear episode here:


Download all episodes HERE!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Elvis Presley- "Santa Bring My Baby Back To Me"
Eddy Dixon- "Relentless"
Jake Allen & The Lawless Men- "Lovin' On My Mind"
Polecats- "Get On The Right Track"
The Robins- "Smokey Joe's Cafe"
Billy Burnette- "Hey Daddy"
Billy Burnette- "Rock & Roll In Christmas"
Dion- "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)"
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy- "Rockabilly Christmas"
Levi Dexter & Gretsch Brothers- "Down The Line"
Jerry Lee Lewis- "Breathless"
Jimmy Ricks & The Ravens- "Daddy Rollin' Stone"
Webb Wilder- "Lucy Mae Blues"
Howlin' Wolf- "Moanin' For My Baby"
Annie Marie Lewis- "Santa Claus Is Back In Town"
Chris Isaak- "Hey Santa"
Brenda Lee- "Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree"
Brian Setzer Orchestra- "Sleigh Ride"

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Friday, December 5, 2014

Happy Birthday Little Richard!!


Richard Wayne Penniman (Little Richard) was born this day in 1932.  He's often referred to as the "Architect Of Rock & Roll" for the explosive foundation he laid out for the growing genre in the 50's.  His influence can be felt on artists like Paul McCartney, Mick Jagger, Prince, Jimi Hendrix (who played in Richard's band in the mid-60's), Elton John, Rod Stewart, Michael Jackson and so many more.  Take a look at some of his amazing career...

"Tutti Frutti"

"Ready Teddy"

"Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On" (w/ Jimi Hendrix)

"Lucille/ Good Golly Miss Molly"

"Didn't It Rain"

"Great Gosh A'Mighty"




Thursday, December 4, 2014

Roy Orbison performs last concert in Akron, OH


Roy Orbison performed his last concert this day in 1988 in Akron, OH.  He died just 2 days later on December 6th.  He was in the midst of a big comeback with the success of The Traveling Wilburys as his magnificent Mystery Girl album that was released 2 months after his passing.  Here's "Pretty Woman" recorded at this last performance...





Coverage of Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour in The Tennessean/ Ashland City Times

(Photo: Tim Adkins/ The Times)
The Tennessean ran an article that was also in print in The Ashland City Times regarding our Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour.  The article discussed the history of the show, recent guests, wish-list guests and much more!  Thanks so much for the wonderful write-up!

See the article here:
http://www.tennessean.com/story/news/local/cheatham/2014/12/03/rileys-heart-beats-rockabilly-blues/19806035/