Monday, May 16, 2016

Taking a Detour with Cyndi Lauper/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 05-16-16

Cyndi Lauper- Detour  2016 Sire Records

Cyndi Lauper joins us on Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour this week to discuss her 11th studio album, Detour (available now from Sire Records), which finds her covering traditional Country/Rockabilly/Western Swing tunes.  We talk about her excitement of being on Sire Records and working with Seymour Stein as well as her early rockabilly roots while in her band Blue Angel and the NY scene at the time.  We'll hear a couple of tracks from Levi & The Rockats and Robert Gordon (artists Cyndi would see in NY around that time) as well as a new B-side from Dion!

*Note that every attempt was made to clear up the cell phone audio in certain spots from the interview but such is the nature of the cell sound sometimes.

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Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey
Intro music bed- Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

Dion- "I've Been Watching"
Cyndi Lauper in Blue Angel
1980 Polydor Records

Cyndi Lauper interview:
Cyndi Lauper- "Down Don't Bother Me"
Segment 1
Blue Angel- "Take A Chance"
Segment 2
Cyndi Lauper- "Funnel Of Love"
Segment 3
Cyndi Lauper- "Heartaches By The Number"
Segment 4
Cyndi Lauper (with Emmylou Harris)- "Detour"
Segment 5
Cyndi Lauper- "Misty Blue"
Segment 6
Cyndi Lauper (with Jewel)- "I Want To Be A Cowboy's Sweetheart"
Segment 7
Cyndi Lauper- "Walking After Midnight"

Levi & The Rockats- "All Thru The Night"
Robert Gordon- "I'm Coming Home"

Outro music bed- Blue Angel- "Cut Out"

photo by Chapman Baehler
James Riley, Cyndi and Heather Barrett
Ryman Auditorium
May 9, 2016





























Blue Angel (with Cyndi Lauper)- "I Had A Love"

"Funnel Of Love" (from Detour)

Cyndi Lauper discusses Detour


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