Monday, October 5, 2015

J.M. Van Eaton interview and music!- Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 10-5-15

Legendary Sun Records drummer J.M. Van Eaton is our guest this episode.  We spin tunes and hear stories about many of the artists he's worked with such as Jerry Lee Lewis, Billy Lee Riley, Charlie Rich, Bill Justis, Roy Orbison, Warren Smith, Johnny Cash, Charlie Feathers and some of his own instrumental and vocal tunes as well.  This is one you don't want to miss!  Hear stories from someone that helped shape the backbeat of Rock & Roll!

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Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Warren Smith- "Uranium Rock"
Interview segment 1
Billy Lee Riley and his Little Green Men- "Flyin' Saucers Rock & Roll"
Segment 2
Billy Lee Riley and his Little Green Men- "Red Hot"
Segment 3
Jerry Lee Lewis- "Crazy Arms"
Segment 4
Jerry Lee Lewis- "Breathless"
Segment 5
Jerry Lee Lewis- "Don't Be Cruel"
Segment 6
Charlie Rich- "Philadelphia Baby"
Segment 7
Roy Orbison- "Claudette"
Segment 8
Bill Justis- "Raunchy"
Segment 9
Johnny Cash- "Straight A's In Love"
Segment 10
Charlie Rich- "Lonely Weekends"
Segment 11
Charlie Feathers- "Cootzie Coo"
Segment 12
J.M. Van Eaton- "Beat Nik"
Segment 13
J.M. Van Eaton- "Bo Diddley"
Segment 14
J.M. Van Eaton- "Memphis '55"
Billy Lee Riley & His Little Green Men
(l-r: Billy Lee Riley, Roland Janes, Marvin Pepper , JM Van Eaton)
Billy Lee Riley session (JM Van Eaton drums, Roland Janes guitar
Jerry Lee Lewis piano, Marvin Pepper bass)

Ink-N-Iron Festival, August 2015 Nashville, TN
(l-r: Danny B. Harvey, Annie Marie Lewis, James Riley
Linda Gail Lewis, J.M. Van Eaton)