Radio show archives



We've archived episodes heard since early 2016 on this page of The Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour so you can listen whenever you like!  All episodes including previous years can be heard on the iHeart, Google Play and iTunes links below.  Click on the "Radio Station Affiliates" tab to see where the show can be heard each week!


Additional choices to hear the show:

Stream and download ALL shows easily from HERE!

Download all episodes from iTunes HERE!

Stream all episodes on iHeart Radio HERE!

Stream all episodes on Google Play HERE!

Stream all episodes on Player FM HERE!

Linda Gail Lewis is our guest this hour as we chat about her new album with Robbie Fulks on Bloodshot Records titled Wild! Wild! Wild!  We also talk about 2019 touring including Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekender, her animated appearance in an episode of Mike Judge Presents: Tales From The Tour Bus, a special request for a song from her brother Jerry Lee Lewis and more!  We'll also spin a brand NEW tune from Reverend Horton Heat and rockers from Dion, Darrel Higham, Celine Lee and Rosie Flores!!


2018 shows no signs of slowing down with great new music! We've got the latest from Shaun Young & The Texas Blue Dots, Asleep At The Wheel, Jim Lauderdale, Rebecca Jed, Rob Ryan Roadshow, , Billy Hammond & The Hotshots, The Hoodoo Tones, The Hi-Jivers as part of our instru-Mental Breakdown, a new segment called Double Trouble with tunes from Los Straitjackets with Mike Campbell, the latest from Robbie Fulks & Linda Gail Lewis and a WORLD PREMIERE by Tammi Savoy & The Chris Casello Combo.  And we still have time for great rockers from James Intveld, Robert Gordon, Jesse Dayton, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Gene Vincent, Dave Edmunds and more!!



Connor Rocket co-hosts our Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour Halloween Show!  It's a ghoulishly fun show full of ghosts, witches, monsters, devils and more!  We also hear Freddy Cannon talk to us about "Svengoolie Stomp".  Plus, hear tunes from Reverend Horton Heat, Los Straitjackets, Bo Diddley, Screamin' Jay Hawkins, Marcel Bontempi, Captain Clegg & The Night Creatures, Ronnie Dawson, Messer Chups, Gin Gillette, Sleepy LaBeef, The Cramps, Sonny Richards, Bloodshot Bill, Buck Owens, Southern Culture On The Skids, The Polecats and The Diamonds.  Listen if you dare!!!




Smilin' Jay McDowell of BR5-49 fame is my co-host on this Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour.  He picked all the tunes (except for the last track of BR5-49 that I picked) and tells great stories about why he picked them!  It's a great mix of classics by Warren Smith, Gene Vincent, Ronnie Self, Carl Perkins, Eddie Cochran, Buddy Holly, Johnny Burnette & The Rock 'N' Roll Trio, artists from the 80's: The Rockats, Buzz & The Flyers, The Crazy Cats, The Polecats, The Red Devils and artists from the 90's and later: Big Sandy & His Fly Rite Boys, Nick Curran and BR5-49.  We recorded this at the Musician's Hall Of Fame & Museum where Jay works as their Multi-Media Curator.  This is definitely one you don't want to miss!  




Marcel Riesco stops by the Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour studio!  We chat about Truly Lover Trio, his solo projects, Ameripolitan Music Awards, vinyl records sounding better and of course his love for Roy Orbison.  We also hear a snippet of an interview from Roy talking about his Texas childhood.  Marcel also gives requests for an obscure Roy tune and a rocker from Elvis Presley.



We're celebrating what would have been Eddie Cochran's 80th birthday (October 3rd) and we've got the top 2 songs voted on by the listeners on this Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour!  We also get 2 rockin' Cochran Covers by Darrel Higham and Brian Setzer!  Plus, we have NEW tunes from Rosie Flores, Colton Turner, Alex Valenzi & The Hideaway Cats, Chery Deseree, The Hi-Jivers, Kim Wilson, our instru-Mental Breakdown, a rare rocker from Dion, Howlin' Wolf talks about his nickname and so much more.  We also pay tribute to Lazy Lester who passed away August 22nd.



Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour is celebrating what would have been Eddie Cochran's 80th birthday (October 3rd) with a "Cochran Countdown"!  We asked you what your favorite tune from Eddie is and we're spinning the top 5!  This hour, we hear #5 through #3 plus a Cochran cover from The Rockats!  We also play NEW tunes from Elvis Presley, Dale Watson, Asleep At The Wheel, The Wise Guyz, Crystal & The Runnin' Wild, Crown City Bombers, Slapback Johnny and Slowey & The Boats (from Hi-Tide Recordings).  We also pay tribute to Lorrie Collins who passed away on August 4th at 76 years old with a solo track from her, a duet with Ricky Nelson and of course a tune with her brother Larry Collins as The Collins Kids!  Our instru-Mental Breakdown includes Al Dual and Buck Owens & His Buckaroos and still there's more!!



We're heading into Fall 2018 and no signs of slowing down with great new music.  Hear the latest from Robbie Fulks & Linda Gail Lewis, Nick Lowe & Los Straitjackets, Webb Wilder, The Hicksville Bombers, The Kokomo Kings, Kid Ramos (in our instru-Mental Breakdown), Marcel Bontempi, Eddie & The Head Starts, Cliff Westfall and Jared Pettys & The Headliners.  Our Heavy Hitter Triple Threat segment honors Ricky Nelson with a NEW cover from Darrel Higham and a classic cover from Creedence Clearwater Revival.  Hear the original "Hot Rod Lincoln" as well as the song it became the answer song for- "Hot Rod Race" and more!




We've got a jam-packed hour of recent modern favorites and classics on the new Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour!  Hear NEW tunes from Colton Turner, Junior Brown, Cheryl DeserĂ©e, Reckless Ones, Jack Rabbit Slim, Dragan Zac Zdravkovic & The Zacmondo Combo, Dr. Bontempi's Snake Oil Company, The Boom Boom Booms, The Lucky Odds, Lucky Lance & The Stardevils, Marian Aas Hansen & Zelimir (with Chan Romero) plus our instru-Mental Breakdown!  Our Heavy Hitter Triple Threat segment honors Charlie Rich with covers by John Lindberg Trio and Juliet Simmons Dinallo.  And still there's more!



Well over half the Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour playlist this time is more NEW rockin' tunes!  So excited to spin a NEW tune from Asleep At The Wheel featuring Katie Shore on vocals!!! We also get the latest releases from Swelltune Records (Shaun Young & The Texas Blue Dots, Tammi Savoy & The Chris Casello Combo and Three Blue Teardrops) as well as recent releases from El Toro Records (Johnny Bach/John Lewis, RVB and Wild Wax Combo), a Link Wray cover from The Primitive Finks (Hi-Tide Recordings), Kyle Eldridge & The Rhythm Rounders as part of our instru-Mental Breakdown and The Delta Bombers kicking off the show. Plus, our Heavy Hitter Triple Threat segment honoring Ritchie Valens with covers by Dion and Los Lobos and we spin rockers by icon artists Buzz & The Flyers, Jerry Lee Lewis, Roy Orbison and Wanda Jackson as well!



We get a leg up on everyone this week as we crank up King Leg and his cover of Little Richard's "Lucille" on the latest Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour.  We also spin new tracks from Vince & The Sun Boppers, Cat Lee King & His Cocks, Cherry Divine, Billie & The Kids and Crystal & Runnin' Wild.  Our Heavy Hitter Triple Threat segment honors Joe Clay with covers by Levi Dexter & The Ripchords and The Road Kings.  We also step into the Rockabilly N Blues Time Machine for the week ending May 30, 1953 to hear the top 3 tunes on the Rhythm & Blues chart.  Plus, we hear rockers from Eddie Cochran, Larry Gatlin & The Gatlin Brothers, Ray Collin's Hot Club, Faye Reis, Big Sandy with Los Straitjackets and Rocky Burnette with Darrel Higham!




We've got 15 new tunes on Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour this week!  Hear NEW tunes from Dale Watson, The Honkabillies, Bloodshot Bill with The 5.6.7.8s, Kyle Eldridge & The Rhythm Rounders, Dave Alvin & Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Greasemarks, Colton Turner, Johnny Angel & Helldorado, The Hicksville Bombers, Fatboy, Mario Monterosso, Little Victor and Miss Lily Moe plus 2 new tunes from Hi-Tide Recordings (The Surfrajettes & Black Flamingos) in our instru-Mental Breakdown.  We also board our Rockabilly N Blues Time Machine and go back to the week ending August 31, 1958 to see what topped the chart as well as a couple of songs debuting on the chart that week as well. 




Quentin Jones is our guest on Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour as we talk about all the various facets of his great musical career.  He's focusing on some upcoming solo recordings and we premiere a couple of those this hour.  We discuss his band The Reach Around Rodeo Clowns with his brother Wendell, producing artists such as Linda Gail Lewis, Robert Gordon, Charlie Gracie & The Rockats and playing recently with folks like Billy Burnette, Kenny Aaronson, Liberty DiVetto, David Uosikkinen, Rocket 88, his Gretsch endorsement and more!  




Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour is jam packed this week with NEW tunes from blues legend Buddy Guy, Junior Brown, Hailbails, Motel Mirrors, Nick Lowe (with Los Straitjackets), Los Malditos and new tracks from Toro Jones and The Coguaros in our instru-Mental Breakdown.  We also pay tribute to 2 drummers that recently passed away: Nick Knox of The Cramps and D.J. Fontana who played with Elvis.  Elvis is the subject of our Heavy Hitter Triple Threat segment as it's now been 41 years since his passing but his legacy is stronger than ever.  We've got Elvis covers from Darrel Higham and Sleepy Labeef in there too.  Plus, hear rockers from Wayne Hancock, John Lindberg Trio, Hot Rod Walt & The Psycho Devilles, Wanda Jackson, Rhythm Torpedoes and more!



A newly re-released track from The Rockats hits the airwaves this week plus NEW rockers from Marcel Riesco, Tami Nelson, The Hi-Jivers, Little Lesley & The Bloodshots, The Devil's Daughters, Brand New Fifties and Ed Cavin & The Blue Kings!  We also pay tribute to Clarence Carter of Blind Boys Of Alabama (passed away June 3) and Eddy "The Chief" Clearwater (passed away June 1).  Our Rockabilly N Blues Time Machine goes back to the week ending May 1st, 1957, our Heavy Hitter Triple Threat celebrates the music of Dion with covers by Del Shannon and Dave Edmunds and we start a new fun segment called Goin' Up The Country as we spin a couple of rockin' tunes from Country music superstars Mel Tillis and Roger Miller!




Tammi Savoy & Chris Casello join us later in the show to talk about their new EP.  We connected backstage at Nashville Boogie in late May.  We also hear great NEW duo tunes from John Fogerty & Billy F. Gibbons and Robbie Fulks & Linda Gail Lewis as well as NEW tunes from The Greasemarks, Kim Lenz, Eric Heatherly, The Crank-Tones (as part of our instru-Mental Breakdown), The Memphis Suns, McKinley James and Saint Dom & The Sinful.  We also pay tribute to Royce Porter who passed away June 1st just a week after his Nashville Boogie Performance.




So much great music this year and we spin the latest from John Paul Keith, Adam Lopez, The Guana Batz, Deke Dickerson & Bloodshot Bill, Hillbilly Casino and Babe Miller!  Plus rockers from Gene Vincent, Boz Boorer (with Sarah Vista), The 24th Street Wailers, Buddy Holly, Hayden Thompson, Johnny Cash, Dwight Yoakam, our instru-Mental Breakdown and our Heavy Hitter Triple Threat segment about Jerry Lee Lewis with covers from Brian Setzer and Mudcrutch (featuring Tom Petty).  




We spin a tune from an album celebrating it's 50th anniversary (Johnny Cash "At Folsom Prison"), NEW tunes (The Honkabillies, Tammi Savoy & Chris Casello Combo, Ed Cavin & The Blue Kings, The Rhythm Preachers), the Rockabilly N Blues Time Machine (going back to 1989 with tunes by Stray Cats, Dion, Chris Isaak, Marty Stuart and Buck Owens), our Heavy Hitter Triple Threat segment (highlighting The Collins Kids with covers by The Paladins and Barrence Whitfield) and rockers by Darrel Higham, Carl Perkins, Johnny Rivers and The Rhythm Shakers!!



Freddy "Boom Boom" Cannon is our guest this week! We discuss a couple of classics, his love of Boston Red Sox and all the sports teams from the area, touring various circuits, his friends in Los Straitjackets, a high energy collaboration with The Gears, recent singles that pay tribute to his mentor Chuck Berry ("Hail Hail Rock 'N' Roll") as well as a brand new killer rockabilly romp ("Boppin' The Blues") and we even make reference to "The Nature Boy" Ric Flair!




Just when you thought you had heard all the great music so far...we bring you more!  Hear NEW tracks by The Hillbilly Moon Explosion (with Mark "Sparky" Phillips), The Devils Daughters (Mysti Moon and Annie Marie Lewis with Danny B. Harvey), John Lindberg Trio, Marcel Bontempi, Motel Mirrors, The Wise Guyz, The Hi-Risers, The Coguaros (Don Diego Trio), Aisha Khan, our Heavy Hitter Triple Threat segment on Roy Orbison with covers by The Cramps and something new from Marcel Riesco, plus we go back to the week ending July 12, 1959 in our Rockabilly N Blues Time Machine and still there's MORE!  Whew...strap yourself in for this fun ride!




So much great new music hitting the playlist again with tunes from Tiger Army, Webb Wilder, The Crank-Tones, Marcel Riesco, The Rhythm Shakers, The Hi-Jivers, Tommy Guns, Cherry Divine and Elvis Cantu.  We pay tribute to Rayburn Anthony who passed away on April 21st.  We also step into our Rockabilly N Blues Time Machine and go back to the week ending November 16, 1958 plus we hear rockers from JD McPherson, Janis Martin, The Kokomo Kings, Rock-A-Teens, Bloodshot Bill and more!



Connor Rocket co-hosts our Sun-sational show to kick off summer sun fun! Summer officially starts June 21st and we thought we'd also focus on some of the great Sun Studio recordings to give double meaning to the "Sun" fun!  All the songs this hour were recorded at 706 Union Avenue in Memphis, TN.  We'll hear from B.B. King, Billy Lee Riley, Charlie Rich, Dale Watson, Elvis Presley, The Prisonaires, Jerry Lee Lewis, Chris Isaak, Sonny Burgess, Johnny Cash, Joe Hill Louis, Margo Price, Howlin' Wolf, Carl Perkins, Charlie Feathers, Jake Calypso, Roy Orbison and Rufus Thomas!



We've got a TON of NEW tunes hitting the show this week from John Lindberg Trio, Jesse Dayton, Lily Locksmith, The Delta Bombers, Patrick Sweany, Babe Miller, Hot Boogie Chillun, Joshua Hedley and Charley Crockett.  Our Heavy Hitter Triple Threat segment this week is about Little Richard with covers from Jerry Lee Lewis and The Everly Brothers plus we board the Rockabilly N Blues Time Machine and head back 40 years ago to 1978 to hear tracks from Johnny Cash, Dave Edmunds, Robert Gordon (with Link Wray), Carl Perkins and Matchbox!




We've got rockin' new tunes from Nick Lowe (with Los Straitjackets), Elvis Presley (from The Searcher Deluxe Edition box-set), The Hi-Risers, T-Bone Burnett, Sam Morrow (with Jaime Wyatt), John Paul Keith and new tracks from Kim Wilson and The Nut Jumpers in our instru-Mental Breakdown.  Our Heavy Hitter Triple Threat segment this hour is about The Everly Brothers with covers by Lee Rocker and Dave Edmunds & Nick Lowe.  We also spin the title track from Elvis' Speedway movie which is celebrating it's 50th anniversary this year and we hear rockers from Dale Watson, Lefty Frizzell, Cousin Harley, Gene Summers and more!!



Hear NEW tunes on Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour by Jesse Dayton, Dave Alvin & Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Charley Crockett, Babe Miller, Adam Lopez, Jittery Jack, The Bullets, Chris Ruest, Marcel Riesco and Greyhounds!  Plus a rockin' instru-Mental Breakdown with Roy Clark and The Beat From Palookaville, our Heavy Hitter Triple Threat segment about Jerry Reed and covers from Gene Vincent and Elvis Presley and we pay tribute to Jerry Williams who passed away March 25th.  We've also got music icons Jerry Lee Lewis, Patsy Cline and Loretta Lynn tunes on the show!  You don't want to miss this one!!



Climb aboard and ride the rails with Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour this week as we play an hour of songs about trains!  We'll hear from Johnny Cash, Jesse Dayton, TJ Mayes, Dale Watson, Marty Stuart, Elvis Presley, John Fogerty, James Intveld, Kenny Vaughan, Wanda Jackson, The Malpass Brothers, Brian Setzer Orcestra, Jeff Beck with Darrel Higham, Josh Hi-Fi & The Rhythm Kings, Little Junior Parker and Johnny Burnette & The Rock N Roll Trio!  All Aboard!!




John Paul Keith provides 2 new songs this week...one from his new solo project and from Motel Mirrors which he's in with Amy Lavere and Will Sexton. We also get quite a few great new tunes as well from Webb Wilder, Marcel Riesco, Eddie & The Head-Starts, The Gold Stars, The Go Getters, The Delta Bombers, Ray Black & The Flying Carpets and Slim Sandy & The Hillbilly Boppers.  Our instru-Mental Breakdown pays tribute to Nokie Edwards who passed away on March 12th with tracks from The Ventures and Venturesmania.  Muddy Waters is the subject of our Heavy Hitter Triple Threat segment including covers by his son Mud Morganfield (with Kim Wilson) and Sleepy LaBeef.  We also spin a track from a recent Record Store Day release from Elvis Presley and more!!



We hear hot new tunes from Cherry Divine, The Skinny Teens, Sultans Of Jungle, Aisha Khan, Chris Ruest (with Marti Brom), Barrence Whitfield & The Savages, The Wise Guyz and Johnny 7 & The Black Crabs on this week's Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour.  Plus, we get a special instru-Mental Breakdown version of our Heavy Hitter Triple Threat! This week it's honoring Link Wray with instrumental covers by Dick Dale and Los Straitjackets and we also spin rockin' tunes from James Intveld, Johnny Cash with June Carter Cash, Dale Watson, Mike Teardrop Trio, Buck Owens, Celine Lee and more!




Summer isn't too far away (even if it's just in our minds) so we spin the latest from Frankie & The Pool Boys on Hi-Tide Recordings this week.  Plus, hear new tracks from The Rhythm Preachers, The Bullets, The Cable Bugs, The Raging Teens, Billy Burnette & rockers from Ronnie Dawson, Rudy Grayzell, Crazy Cavan & The Rhythm Rockers (with Linda Gail Lewis), Donny Young (Johnny Paycheck), our instru-Mental Breakdown and our Heavy Hitter Triple Threat featuring Bo Diddley and covers from Dion and Chris Isaak!




It's all about the BOOGIE on this week's Rockabilly N Blues "Boogie" Hour!  We hear from just some of the many great artists performing at this year's Nashville Boogie Vintage Weekender & Car Show!  We've got a great mix of new and classic artists...and all in between!  Put your dancin' shoes on and get ready to boogie!




San Diego rockabilly roots-rocker Jackslacks co-hosts this week's Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour!  He handpicks tunes from Buzz Campbell, The Beat Farmers, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, The Paladins, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Johnny Burnette & The Rock N Roll Trio, Dead Engines, Stray Cats, Billy Bacon, Nobody's Business, The Blasters, Cathouse Thumpers and we spin 2 tracks from his latest Earthling Sessions release!  Lots of great stories and music in store for you this hour!!



Time to rev up the jukebox with new tracks from Joshua Hedley ("Mr. Jukebox" on Third Man Records), Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives, The Delta Bombers, Little Lesley & The Bloodshots plus rockers from Chuck Mead, TJ Mayes, Gene Summers, The Sirocco Bros., Nikki Lane, Elvis Presley and an answer song from LaVern Baker, our instru-Mental Breakdown and more!  Plus, our Heavy Hitter Triple Threat segment this week is about The Blasters with covers by Janis Martin and Sonny Burgess!!



This week we play some tracks from a few of the artists coming to the New England Shake-Up including NEW tracks from Barrence Whitfield & The Savages and The Doel Brothers!  Plus our instru-Mental Breakdown features the surf sounds of The Sabres and The Surfrajettes (both coming to New England Shake-Up) and we also hear NEW tunes from Shakedown Tim & The Rhythm Revue, SaraLee, Gone Hepsville and The Nut Jumpers (feat. Jake Calypso).  Our Heavy Hitter Triple Threat Segment is about Waylon Jennings with covers from both Webb Wilder and The Fabulous Thunderbirds.  We also pay tribute to Tilford Sellers who passed away way too young on January 28th.



Danielle Colby from History Channel's American Pickers joins us on Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour again this week.  We discuss her experience co-hosting the 5th Annual Ameripolitan Music Awards as well as her relief efforts to Puerto Rico with Jeremy Scheuch.  We'll also hear tunes from some of the winners at the awards show: Chris Scruggs, The Go-Getters, Bailey Dee, Luke Bell, The Carolyn Sills Combo and Al Dual plus rockin' tunes from Jason D. Williams, Dickie Lee, Matthew & Gunnar Nelson, Johnny Cash, Rosie Flores, Jesse Dayton and Dale Watson!
 

We hear NEW tunes from Squirrel Nut Zippers (first new album in 18 years), JD Wilkes, Jackslacks, Outlawed & The Hollow Bodies plus our instru-Mental Breakdown, our Heavy Hitter Triple Threat segment spotlighting Wanda Jackson and covers from Rosie Flores & Cyndi Lauper, rockers from Kid Ramos (with Big Sandy), Restless and more!  Plus, we pay tribute to Billy Hancock and Preston Shannon who both passed away January 22nd, 2018.  




Several new tunes on this week's Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour from The Delta Bombers, Chris Ruest, Ten Bob Millionaires, The Go-Getters and Danny Fisher (with The Houserockers and Claire Hamlin).  We hear our instru-Mental Breakdown including the first single released on Sun Records and our Heavy Hitter Triple Threat honoring Carl Perkins with covers from his son, Stan Perkins, and Sir Paul McCartney (who also talks about his cover of "Movie Magg").  Plus, we spin rockers from Dave Edmunds, Howlin' Wolf, Elvis Presley, Reverend Horton Heat, Big Sandy & His Fly Rite Boys, Lara Hope & The Ark-Tones and more!




It's our 4th annual Cover Charge Included show!!  All cover tunes...all hour long.  This time, we hear the Di Maggio Connection covering Talking Heads, Lara Hope & The Ark-Tones covering Motorhead, Levi Dexter & Steve Hooker covering Johnny Thunders, John Lindberg Trio covering Bruce Springsteen, The Baseballs covering Michael Jackson, James Intveld covering Crazy Cavan, Jerry Lee Lewis covering Roy Orbison, our instru-Mental Breakdown with Link Wray covering Duane Eddy and Duane Eddy covering Link Wray and SOOOO much more!!


In honor of Stray Cats reuniting for the upcoming Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend, we've got 3 tracks from them throughout the show including involvement in the instru-Mental Breakdown and the Heavy Hitter Triple Threat segment spotlighting Eddie Cochran.  We hear a cover from Darrel Higham in that segment as well.  New songs from Jackslacks, Kim Wilson, Sonny West, Scotty Baker and Colton Turner appear on the show plus rockers from The Shakin' Pyramids, Cliff Richard, Al Casey, Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin and lots more!




How about a new Link Wray single as part of our instru-Mental Breakdown (along with Redd Volkaert) this week on Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour?!  We'll also hear the Heavy Hitter Triple Threat segment featuring Buddy Holly and cover Holly covers from Dion and the late Pat Dinizio.  Plus, our Ameripolitan Music Awards Spotlight has tunes from Art Adams, Luke Bell, Don Diego Trio, Wayne Hancock (with Rose Sinclair) and Brian Setzer!  We'll also spin tunes from Jason D. Williams, Elvis Presley, Million Sellers, Junior Brown, Matthew & Gunnar Nelson, James Intveld, Johnny Cash, Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys and Vince & The Sun Boppers!




How about NEW tracks from Dale Watson and Chris Ruest plus our Heavy Hitter Triple Threat Segment highlighting Johnny Horton with covers from Deke Dickerson and Sleepy LaBeef.  Plus, we get our Ameripolitan Music Awards Spotlight (with songs from Josh Hi Fi Sorheim & The Rhythm Kings, The Go-Getters, The Reverend Horton Heat, The Country Side Of Harmonica Sam and Asleep At The Wheel feat. Katie Shore) and rockers from George Jones, Billy Lee Riley, The Starlight Drifters (featuring Chris Casello), The Sharps (featuring Duane Eddy) and lots more!




We spin the latest tunes from Portuguese Pedro, JD McPherson, Nate Gibson, the instru-Mental Breakdown returns, a couple of studio alternate takes from Little Richard, rockers from The Delta Bombers, Marty Stuart with Johnny Cash, Chris Isaak, Eddie Cochran, our Ameripolitan Music Awards Spotlight with Jerry Phillips talking about his father Sam Phillips and lots more!!




We've got an action packed hour this week with a NEW single from The Raging Teens (first new material in 18 years!) from Swelltune Records!  Plus, we swing another Heavy Hitter Triple Threat segment around Johnny Burnette & The Rock N Roll Trio and a new Ameripolitan Music Awards Spotlight with tracks from Chris Scruggs, Whitney Rose, The Carolyn Sills Combo, The Farmer & Adele and Anita O'Night & The Mercury Trio!  We also spin rockers from John Lindberg Trio, Gene Summers, Webb Wilder, The Polecats, Gizzelle, Hillbilly Casino, The Blasters, Janis Martin and more!!




We start a new segment called "Heavy Hitter, Triple Threat" where we have a triple play including a legacy artist and 2 more acts covering that artist.  This time we hear "The Man In Black" Johnny Cash along with Cash covers from Raul Malo and Hayden Thompson.  We also get another Ameripolitan Music Awards spotlight with Levi Dexter, Mike Penny & His Moonshiners, The Rhyolite Sound, Charley Crockett and The Kokomo Kings.  Plus, hear NEW tunes from The Lincolns, Scotty Baker, Kyle Lacy & The Harlem River Noise, Kim Wilson, The Highjivers and rockers from Brenda Lee, Darrel Higham and more!!


We begin a segment on the show this week called "Ameripolitan Music Awards Spotlight" where we will spin a track from some of the 2018 nominees.  We'll continue this throughout the year.  This week, we hear from Jenny Don't & The Spurs, Al Dual, Lily Locksmith, Kyle Eldridge and Andrea Coburn (with Mud Moseley).  Plus, we get new tracks from Cousin Harley, Billy Burnette, rockers from Elvis Presley, Dion, Gene Vincent, requests for Deke Dickerson and Lara Hope & The Ark-Tones, our instru-Mental Breakdown returns and lots more!



JD McPherson joins us this week as we discuss moving to Nashville, recording at the historic RCA Studio B for his latest album on New West Records and a special request!  We'll hear tunes from his new album, songs he's performed on and more!




It's our annual Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour "ALL CHRISTMAS" show and this year I bring friends Tom Brown & Brian Mayes from the Nashville Elvis Festival in to help me celebrate.  We catch up on plans for the 2018 festival, favorite Graceland Christmas memories and more!  We of course spin some tracks from the latest Elvis Presley with The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra release as well as a NEW Christmas single by The Mavericks plus other festive tunes from Chris Isaak, Johnny Cash, Joel Paterson, Dale Watson, Bobby Helms, Dion and lots more! Plus, we hear a snippet of an interview with Brenda Lee recorded at the 2017 Nashville Elvis Festival talking about "Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree"!  Pour some eggnog, find a comfy blanket and crank up this holiday show as we keep you company for an hour!




The great Fats Domino unfortunately passed away on October 24 at 89 years old.  His musical legacy and influence is strong and will be felt for generations.  We hear a couple of songs from Fats including a Christmas tune to kick it off plus covers from Buddy Holly, Rosie Flores and Linda Gail Lewis.  We also hear Christmas tracks from Ricky Nelson, Ricky's sons Matthew & Gunnar, Rocky Burnette, Elvis Presley with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Miss Mary Ann & The Ragtime Wranglers plus a Christmas instru-Mental Breakdown with Joel Paterson, Reverend Horton Heat and Danny B. Harvey & Annie Marie Lewis.  We also hear from 2018 Ameripolitan nominees Matt & The Peabody Ducks, The Twilight Drifters and rockers from Little Richard, Eilen Jewell, TJ Mayes and Colton Turner!!




We have more Christmas tunes sprinkled in the mix including a NEW track from Joel Paterson!  We also have interview snippets with Billy Burnette talking about his "Hey Daddy" release when he was 7 years old (backed by Ricky Nelson's band) and with Norbert Putnam talking about recording "Merry Christmas Baby" with Elvis and him famously saying "wake up, Put" toward the end of the recording.  Plus, we spin "Pretty Paper" by the recently released project by Roy Orbison & The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.  And...we hear John Fogerty pay tribute to his late friend Tom Petty, Road Kings cover John Fogerty, Jerry Lee Lewis (with John Fogerty) cover Creedence, new tracks from the Highjivers, Los High Tops with Chantilly Lace Vincent, Elvis covers from Jake Calypso, Dean Z and Carl Bradychok and more!!




We get new tracks from Cousin Harley, The Lincolns and Don Diego Trio this week. Plus, Connor Rocket returns to give a 60 second album review of JD McPherson along with a new track from that release as well.  We also get Christmas rockers from Hillbilly Casino, The Mavericks, Dwight Yoakam, Carolyn Sills Combo, Buck Owens, Danny B. Harvey & Annie Marie Lewis, Cash O'Riley, The Rayford Brothers and lots more. 




Later in the show, we get our first block of Christmas tunes for the holiday season with a NEW track from Elvis with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Dale Watson, Southern Culture On The Skids and Brian Setzer Orchestra.  Plus, we hear NEW tunes from Preston James, The Wolverhinos, A.J. & The Rockin' Trio, our instru-Mental Breakdown, a tribute to the late Jimmy Beaumont of The Skyliners and lots more on this week's Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour!  




We spin a block of tunes involving the late Tom Petty who passed away suddenly on October 2nd at just 66 years old.  We hear him on tracks with Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash, Traveling Wilburys and of course a couple with The Heartbreakers.  Plus, we hear NEW tunes from JD McPherson, Truly Lover Trio, Colton Turner, Joakim Tinderholt, The Cash Box Kings, Hillbilly Casino, the instru-Mental Breakdown returns and so much more on this week's Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour!




Chris Casello stopped by the studio for an hour of tunes and conversation on this week's Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour.  We talk about growing up in Ann Arbor, MI, guitar influences, The Starlight Drifters, the Chris Casello Trio and his time in Nashville, winning the Ameripolitan Musician Of The Year and playing with artists like Johnny Powers, Sue Moreno, Celine Lee, Slim Jim Phantom, Kent Rose and Bo Diddley.  Lots of great tunes to keep things rockin' as well.


Lots of new tunes this week as we spin the latest from TJ Mayes, Eilen Jewell, Jenny Don't & The Spurs, Kyle Lacy & The Harlem River Noise, Linda Gail Lewis (with Annie Marie Lewis & Danny B. Harvey), Sandy & The Wild Wombats, Scotty Baker and Emma Williams & The Ramblin' Men.  Plus, we hear rockers from Jesse Dayton, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley, Ronnie Dawson & more!



We spin NEW Halloween singles from Marcel Bontempi (2 this hour) as well as Annie Marie Lewis & Danny B. Harvey on this week's Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour.  Plus, we have NEW tunes from JD McPherson, Eric Heatherly, Billy Burnette, Roy Orbison & The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Al Dual and John Lindberg Trio and rockers from Wesley Orbison Janis Martin, Garry Tallent, Billy Lee Riley, live tracks from Dale Watson, Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Stray Cats and more!





Lara Hope & Matt Goldpaugh from Lara Hope & The Ark-Tones are our guest co-hosts with me this week.  They hand picked all of the songs but one and that is a track I picked from their latest project, Love You To Life.  We talk about and spin tunes from Dick Dale, The Rough Shapes, Imelda May, Eilen Jewel, The Big Six, Willie Dixon, Blair Crimmins & The Hookers, The Tabaltix, Louis Jordan, Grace Potter, The Shadows, Pokey LaFarge, The 9th Street Stompers and Matt's old band The Arkhams.  We discuss touring, winning the Ameripolitan Award for Rockabilly Female and more!!




TONS of NEW tracks this week from Kyle Lacy & The Harlem River Noise, Danny B. Harvey & Annie Marie Lewis with Linda Gail Lewis, Jeremy & The Harlequins, The Margraves, Dusty Dave & The Heart Attacks, The Highjivers, Celine Lee, The Sabrejets, Hillbilly Casino (plus a duet with Dale Watson from a few years back), Jonny Barber & The Rhythm Razors, Mike Penny & His Moonshiers, A.J. & The Rockin' Trio, The Eskimo Brothers, a rocker from the late Sonny Burgess and more!!




Billy Burnette joins us again this week as we chat about his new album (and book), Crazy Like Me (which features Kenny Vaughan: Guitars, Dave Roe: Bass, Jerry Roe: Drums, Kevin McKendree: Keyboards, Bekka Bramlett: Backing Vocals).  We also talk about being in the studio with Roy Orbison recording a song Billy co-wrote, being in Fleetwood Mac, touring with Bob Dylan & John Fogerty and more!



Rockabilly Hall Of Famer Billy Burnette joins us for part 1 of 2 of our interview about his family, career and new book & CD titled, Crazy Like Me (which also features Kenny Vaughan: Guitars, Dave Roe: Bass, Jerry Roe: Drums, Kevin McKendree: Keyboards, Bekka Bramlett: Backing Vocals).  This week we talk about his dad Dorsey & Uncle Johnny and the Rock 'n Roll Trio, Ricky Nelson, Glen Campbell, Gary Busey, The Zoo and more!




New tracks hit the playlist this week from Legendary Shack Shakers, Scotty Baker, Joakim Tinderholt, The Hula Girls, Jake Calypso, Danny B. Harvey & Annie Marie Lewis, Carl Bradychok and Darrel Higham.  We also spin 3 tunes that Glen Campbell performed on plus rockers from Gone Hepsville, Levi Dexter, Sparkle Moore, our instru-Mental Breakdown and more!




We get a block of Dave Edmunds-produced tracks on this week's Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour.  We spin a solo tune plus songs he produced by Stray Cats, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Dion & The Polecats!  Plus, we hear NEW tunes from Hillbilly Casino, Pat Capocci, Don Diego Trio (with Kristyn Harris & Chris Casello), Alice Jayne, Cash O'Riley, our instru-Mental Breakdown and LOTS more!!



This week, we hear a snippet of an earlier interview with Nikki Hill talking the electric chemistry on stage with her husband, Matt Hill (and tunes from them both), plus we spin new tracks from Carl Bradychok, Bailey Dee, Country Side Of Harmonica Sam, Lara Hope & The Ark-Tones and rockers from Cousin Harley, Reverend Horton Heat, Hillbilly Moon Explosion, Webb Wilder, our instru-Mental Breakdown with new tunes from Greg Townson and Supertubos and much more!! 




Excited to spin NEW tunes from JD McPherson, Elvis Presley (live), The Kokomo Kings, Jackslacks, Hayden Thompson, Colton Turner, Rockin' Bonnie Western Bound Combo, The Wolverhinos and rockers from BR5-49, Dale Watson, Sleepy LaBeef, Mario Bradley, Di Maggio Bros., The Derailers, our instru-Mental Breakdown and more!



Danny B. Harvey & Annie Marie Lewis are our guests this week as we spin tunes they've played on from Linda Gail Lewis, Headcat, Elvis, The Rockats, Wanda Jackson and Levi Dexter & The Ripchords as well as a couple of new tracks from their new album.  Plus they have some requests for Johnny Burnette & The Rock 'n' Roll Trio, Gene Vincent, Chet Atkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, Mickey Gilley and Crazy Cavan & The Rhythm Rockers!



We have a new track from the upcoming Roy Orbison with The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra project later in the show and it's fantastic!  We follow it with a track from his Sun Records days for fun.  Plus, we hear NEW tunes from Mouse Zinn, The Sabrejets, Truly Lover Trio, The Paladins, The Palomars, Jenny Don't & The Spurs and rockers from Elvis Presley, Eddie Cochran, JD McPherson, Gizzelle, The Mee Kats and more!




Elvis Presley passed away 40 years ago on August 16, 1977 and we're remembering his music and impact this week.  We'll hear select tunes from Elvis himself as well as covers from Chris Isaak, Levi Dexter & Magic, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Brian Setzer, Darrel Higham, Conway Twitty, Dale Watson, Marty Stuart, Wanda Jackson, Billy Burnette, Mike Love & Bruce Johnston of The Beach Boys tell us their favorite Elvis track, a duet with Cliff Richard and LOTS more!!



This week, we hear NEW tracks from Headcat (David Vincent, Slim Jim Phantom & Danny B. Harvey), The Don Diego Trio, Los Straitjackets, Cash Box Kings, Hayden Thompson, Lance Lipinsky & The Lovers, The Kokomo Kings, 2 tracks from Sun Records tribute, our instru-Mental Breakdown, rockers from Cherry Divine, Dale Watson, Elvis Presley and MORE!!!




This week we spin new tracks from Lara Hope And The Ark-Tones, Eugene Chrysler, Joakim Tinderholt, The Jelly Roll Men, John Lindberg Trio, Eddie & The Head Starts, Fia Sco & The Majestics, The Country Side Of Harmonica Sam and Danny B. Harvey (as part of our "instru-Mental Breakdown").  Plus, we spin tunes from Chris Isaak, Dion, Dig Wayne, Jimmy Dale & The Beltline, Jerry Lee Lewis, Red Simpson and more!!



This hour is packed with a killer selection of tunes!  We hear NEW tunes from Jenny Don't And The Spurs, TJ Mayes, Jake La Botz, Los High Tops with Chantilly Lace Vincent, RelaxTrio, Chris Casello Trio and Chuck Berry!  Plus, our instru-Mental Breakdown returns as well as rockers from The Highjivers, Dale Watson & Ray Benson, Big Sandy & His Fly Rite Boys, The Doggone Honkabillies and LOTS more!!



Dale Watson & Celine Lee co-host with me this week! They hand-picked each song and tell us why they love 'em!  They also explain the video below about the Texas longhorn, what folks might not know about the other one, new projects they've just released and on the way, Ameripolitan Awards and their cool '58 Ford Edsel!  Check out this incredible group of songs they assembled for the show!!!




We play a couple of interview segments from Wanda Jackson and Paul McCartney about Elvis.  Wanda's comes from her I Remember Elvis project.  Her husband and manager Wendell Goodman sadly passed away recently on May 21, 2017.  Our thoughts and prayers go out to Wanda and her family.  Paul's segment comes from a promo disc that came with Run Devil Run.  We'll hear Elvis covers from both of those projects as well as we continue our Elvis Celebration and remember his music 40 years after his passing.  We also hear NEW tunes from John Lindberg Trio, Celine Lee, Truly Lover Trio, Los Kingdom and rockers from Garry Tallent, The Cochran Brothers, Sonny Burgess, the return of the instru-Mental Breakdown with tunes from Charlie Gracie and Junior Brown and lots more packed into this can't-miss hour!!



Jerry Lee Lewis III is our guest this week.  Lee talks to us about recent awards of his dad, Jerry Lee Lewis, as well as recent performances and the Lewis Ranch tours that are open to the public.  We spin some solo tunes of the Killer as well as songs he did with John Fogerty, Jimmy Page, Million Dollar Quartet, Johnny Cash, Roy Orbison and Carl Perkins.  We also hear from family members Linda Gail Lewis, Annie Marie Lewis and Mickey Gilley!



John Lindberg from Sweden's John Lindberg Trio calls in this week.  We'll hear several tunes from them and talk about early influences, Elvis, new album- Straight From The Heart, touring and a special request!  Plus, we hear more NEW tunes from The Paladins and Alice Jayne, Freddie Bell's version of "Hound Dog" that inspired Elvis' version and rockers from Johnny Burnette, Mario Bradley, Eddie Cochran and Graham Fenton!




Duane Eddy talks to us about his memories of Elvis as well as working on 2015's If I Can Dream release of Elvis and the Royal Philharmonic Orcestra.  From that release we hear the "American Trilogy" that includes Duane on guitar.  We also hear a couple of live tracks from Elvis from 1954 and 1975.  Plus, new tunes from Country Side Of Harmonica Sam, Greg Townson and Ed Cavin, Elvis covers from Dale Watson and Dion, as well as rockers from Ricky Nelson, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and more!



Danielle Colby from American Pickers (History channel) is our guest this week as discuss preserving history, music, producing a documentary on Tempest Storm, a request for Hillbilly Casino and lots more!  We also hear a new tune from Bailey Dee and rockers from The Blasters, The Delta Bombers, Dion, Th' Legendary Shack Shakers, The Starjays, Johnny Cash, J.D. Wilkes, Stray Cats, Rachel Brooke, a spoken word release from Tempest Storm and more! 




Famed musician and producer, Norbert Putnam, joins Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour this week as we continue our Elvis Celebration.  2017 marks 40 years since Elvis' passing and we're celebrating his life and music.  Norbert tells us some great stories of his time in the studio with Elvis.  Plus, we hear NEW tunes from Lara Hope & The Arktones, Jake Calypso, Jake La Botz and The Bama Lamas with Gabrielle Sutton as well as rockers from Carl Perkins, Ricky Nelson, Dave Edmunds and Babe Miller!


Wink & Sandy Martindale are our guests as we continue our Elvis Celebration on Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour.  We recorded our conversation during a break at this year's Nashville Elvis Festival where Wink & Sandy were judges for the Elvis Tribute Artist contest.  Wink Martindale is a legendary game show host, television producer and radio personality.  He was also working at WHBQ in Memphis, TN and happened to be at the studio with Dewey Phillips the evening he first played Elvis Presley.  Sandy Martindale has wonderful stories of dating Elvis, dancing in his movies and designing Elvis eye-wear.  We'll hear about all of these stories and more!  This is an episode you do NOT want to miss!  Plus, we play Wink's "That Was Elvis To Me" narrative, a NEW song from Pokey LaFarge (who portrays Hank Snow in CMT's "Sun Records") and tunes from Janis Martin, Dale Watson and The Starlight Drifters!


2013 Ultimate Elvis Contest Champion, Dean Z, is guest this week on Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour as we continue our Elvis Celebration marking 40 years since his passing.  I caught up with Dean at the 2017 Nashville Elvis Festival to talk about his first exposure to Elvis, what it means to be an Elvis Tribute Artist, what's coming up and a special Presley request.  Plus, we hear Elvis tribute tunes by The Katmen and Carl Perkins along with covers from Cliff Richard, Lee Rocker, Robert Gordon, The Rockats, Buddy Holly, Shawn Camp & Billy Burnette, Carl Bradychock, Dave Edmunds and Link Wray!



"Little Miss Dynamite" Brenda Lee joins us this week as we start a regular Elvis Celebration feature on Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour.  2017 marks 40 years since Elvis left us in 1977 and we'll pay tribute with interviews, songs, cover tunes and more!  We talk with Brenda about her career, influences, Elvis, judging at the Nashville Elvis Festival and a special request.  Plus, we hear NEW tunes from Hayden Thompson, Kokomo Kings, The Mavericks, Truly Lover Trio, Dexter Shaw, Mo Al Jaz and rockers from Stray Cats, Dean Z, Jittery Jack, Lance Lipinsky and more!




It's our 3rd annual Cover Charge Included show on Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour!  All cover tunes all hour long!!  This time around, we hear Lee Rocker covering Bruce Springsteen, Ollie Vee covering Talking Heads, Chris Isaak covering Carl Perkins, Carl Perkins covering John Hiatt, The Baseballs covering R. Kelly, Wanda Jackson covering The Coasters, Southern Culture On The Skids covering Wanda Jackson, Di Maggio Connection covering Adam Ant, Levi Dexter & The Ripchords covering Gene Vincent and so much more!




WS "Fluke" Holland talks about being involved with the session that later became known as the "Million Dollar Quartet".  We'll hear the song the initial session was for (Carl Perkins' "Matchbox") as well as a track from the quartet.  Plus, we get songs from The Hoodoo Tones, Southern Culture On The Skids, BR5-49, Jeff Beck & The Big Town Playboys, The Planet Rockers, Webb Wilder, Wayne Hancock, Johnny Cash and more!



We hear NEW tunes this week from Celine Lee, The Mavericks, Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives, Danny B. Harvey, Vince & The Sunboppers, Maureen & The Mercury 5, Phil Haley & His Comments, Legacaster and Cash O'Riley on this week's Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour.  Plus, we hear rockers from The Silvershakers, Harry Fontana, Reverend Horton Heat, Jerry Lee Lewis and more!!



Levi Dexter joins us again this week to bring us an hour full of hand-picked tunes of some of his vintage and modern rockabilly favorites!  We'll hear JD McPherson, Crazy Cavan & The Rhythm Rockers, Joe Clay, The Blasters, Boz Boorer, Carl Perkins, Billy Harlan, Billy Fury, The Blue Cats and so much more!!  Plus, we get to hear why each song is chosen!  Don't miss this record party with Rockabilly Hall Of Famer, Levi Dexter!!


Bernie & Levi Dexter join Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour this week to co-host!  This week, Bernie Dexter hand picks all the tunes heard on the show (Levi is co-hosting next week too and picks a full hour's worth of songs as well).  Not only she one of the top pinup models in the world, she's one of the leading fashion designers and now shows off her impeccable taste in music with these stellar tracks!  Levi provides some wonderful stories as well and the 2 of them together make one of the most endearing couples you've ever met!!



We hear a NEW track from Chuck Berry's upcoming release on Dualtone as well as a few select tunes from his catalog.  Chuck Berry passed away March 18th, 2017 at 90 years old but leaves behing a lifetime of great music that we will always support.  We also pay tribute with some choice Chuck covers Buck Owens, Dion, Tommy Sands, Ernest Tubb, Jerry Lee Lewis and Rockpile.  Plus, we spin new tunes from Celine Lee and Mike Teardrop Trio and rockers from Dale Watson, Carl Perkins, JD McPherson, Brian Setzer Orchestra, Jake Penrod and more!




A couple of great collaborations on the show this week...Red Foley & Ernest Tubb (single from 1953, above compilation from 1956) and Dale Watson & Ray Benson (from 2017)!  We also get new tracks from JD McPherson and Cliff Richard, Dion talks to us about "Teenager In Love" and playing at Viva Las Vegas, the instru-Mental Breakdown returns and we hear classics from Jerry Lee Lewis, The Knitters, Jimmy Preston, Bo Diddley, Five Satins and lots more!!




Dick Dale talks to us about his country roots influences plus we get new tracks from Little Lesley & The Bloodshots and Pat Capocci on this week's Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour!  We also hear rockers from Ricky Nelson, Sirocco Brothers, Ral Donner, Hillbilly Moon Explosion, Robbie Fulks, Charlie Rich Jr., Lee Rocker and more!!



Drake Milligan, from CMT's Sun Records series, joins the show this week.  We chat about his early love for Elvis, filming Sun Records in Memphis, his friendship with fellow cast mates, an Elvis request and more!  We also hear new tunes from Imelda May, Lance Lipinsky & The Lovers, Roy Orbison (from the newly released Black & White Night 30) and rockers from BR5-49, Dale Watson, Carl Perkins, Kristyn Harris, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, B.B. King, Wanda Jackson and Kim Lenz!



It's our first "Strings Attached" show where we pay tribute to guitarists past and present.  We hear interview snippets from John Fogerty on Carl Perkins, Dick Dale on Pulp Fiction, Billy Gibbons on Buddy Guy and Jimmy Vivino on Scotty Moore.  Plus, we hear rockin' guitar tunes from Eddie Cochran, Duane Eddy, Buddy Holly, Jimmie Vaughan, Chris Casello Trio, Larry Collins & Joe Maphis and lots more!!



We hear new tracks from Ollie Vee, Outlawed & The Hollow Bodies, an interview snippet from JD McPherson talking about Robert Plant and a Cash cover from Dale Watson.  Plus, we spin requests for Elvis Presley and The Beat Farmers and rockers from Linda Gail Lewis, Junior Brown, The Dave & Deke Combo, Lee Hazlewood, The Tennessee Three, Charlie Rich, Paul Pigat and more!!




Tom Brown & Brian Mayes of Nashville Elvis Festival join the show on location from the top of Grays On Main in Franklin, TN which is one of the locations of the events during the festival weekend.  We discuss their background, the upcoming festival and spin song requests of some favorite Elvis tunes!  Plus, we sneak in a couple of Elvis covers from Conway Twitty & Robert Gordon too!  If that isn't enough, we hear a brand NEW tune from The Mavericks as well as rockers from Carl Perkins, Webb Wilder, Kent Rose, Johnny Cash and more!




Half the show this week features brand new tunes from Dale Watson & Ray Benson, Hayden Thompson, Nikki Lane, The Sugar Daddies, Derek Irving & His Combo, Babe Miller, Texas T & The Shinerunners and The Rob Ryan Roadshow.  We also hear Billy Harlan talk about "I Wanna Bop" and rockers from Johnny Horton, Rosie Flores, Elvis Presley, Dion, JD McPherson and more!!




Hot new tunes hit the playlist this week from The Slapbacks, Maryann & The Tri-Tones, Hoodoo Tones, Ramblin' Bandits and Lucky 7.5.7.  Plus, we hear Slim Jim Phantom talk about his standing drum style and rockin' tracks from Hot Rod Lincoln, Red Sovine, Bill Kirchen, The Bellfuries, High Noon, Buck Owens, Dale Watson and more!



We hear more of the nominees for the 2017 Ameripolitan Music Awards this week from Lance Lipinsky, Marcel Riesco, Chris Casello, The Silvershakers, Babe Miller, Lara Hope, Cherry Divine, Don Diego Trio, Adam Lopez and Country Side Of Harmonica Sam.  Plus, we get new tunes from Deke Dickerson, Larry Collins, classics from Elvis Presley, Wanda Jackson and more!



This week and next we spotlight some of the artists nominated for the 2017 Ameripolitan Music Awards being held on February 15th, 2017 at the Paramount Theatre in Austin, TX.  Some of the nominees heard on this week's show include Cash O'Riley, Joel Paterson, Nathan Belt & The Buckles, Bloodshot Bill, Jittery Jack, Rockin' Bonnie, Malpass Brothers, The Cactus Blossoms, Carolyn Sills, Doel Brothers and Fia Sco.  We also hear new tunes from Hot Rhythm Rumblers, Ollie Vee, Cliff Richard, a new Dale Yeah segment with Dale Watson and more!





New tunes from Imelda May, Nico Duportal & His Rhythm Dudes, The Rolling Stones, Kenley Collins, Wayne Hancock, Benny & The Flybyniters and Whiskey Kiss make their debut on the show this week!  We also get requests for Robert Gordon, The Collins Kids and rockers from Jimmie Vaughan, Eddie Cochran, Patsy Cline, Levi Dexter & Magic, Nikki Hill, Nick Curran, Dibbs Preston & Jerry Lee Lewis with Charlie Rich!





Sir Cliff Richard is our special guest this week as we discuss his new project (and 102nd overall), Just...Fabulous Rock 'n' Roll!  We'll hear several tunes from this project as well as songs with The Shadows and Phil Everly!  Plus, we hear a new live track from Brian Setzer, a classic live track from Ricky Nelson, rockers from Charlie Feathers, Creedence Clearwater Revival, The Cactus Blossoms and pay tribute to recent Grammy Hall Of Fame song inductee, Dion's "The Wanderer"!




We kick off 2017 with an hour of rockers from Wanda Jackson, Bill Kirchen, Robert Gordon, "Big" (Big Mama Thornton, Big Sandy) vs. "Little" (Little Richard, Little Willie John, Little Junior Parker), Lance Lipinsky, Lee Rocker, The Sonics, Gene Vincent (tune from Hot Rod Gang) and much more!



It's an hour full of Christmas tunes on this week's Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour!  We hear new Christmas tunes from Bill Kirchen, Dale Watson, Nathan Belt & The Buckles, She & Him, Jack Skuller and holiday classics from the Lewis family (Jerry Lee, Linda Gail & Annie Marie), Dion, Elvis Presley, George Jones, The Mavericks, Brenda Lee and more!



This week, we hear a recent Christmas tune and favorite holiday tradition from Reverend Horton Heat as well as more Christmas tunes from Los Straitjackets, Susan Marshall, Bill Haley & His Comets, The Holly Twins with Eddie Cochran, Hillbilly Casino, Buck Owens and The Honeydippers.  Plus, we hear some rockers from Webb Wilder, Dave & Phil Alvin, Lee Rocker, Hillbilly Moon Explosion, Red Foley, The Royal Hounds, JD McPherson and more!



We hear new tunes from Wayne Hancock, Elvis Presley with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Country Side Of Harmonica Sam, Jack Skuller, Skip Frontz Jr. & His Left Handed Luckies and The Belmonts this week.  We also pay tribute to Bobby Vee who passed away on October 24th.  Plus, we get a Christmas installment of "Dale Yeah" by Dale Watson as well as Christmas tunes from Dale, Rosie Flores, Si Cranstoun, Lara Hope & The Arktones, Southern Culture On The Skids, Ricky Nelson, Martin Cilia, Jack Scott and more!
 



We hear our 3rd and final segment of "Feel Like Going Home: The Songs Of Charlie Rich" with tunes and interviews from artists appearing on this new release on Memphis International Records.  This episode we speak with Preston Shannon and Susan Marshall.  Interviews were conducted at the Sam Phillips Recording Services Studio at 639 Madison Avenue in Memphis.  Not only was the bulk of this tribute album recorded there but it was the same studio Charlie Rich recorded most of his songs during his time with Sam Phillips. In fact, it's the SAME piano there in the studio!  We also hear Christmas tunes from Charlie Rich, Elvis Presley, Billy Burnette and classics from James Intveld and Lefty Frizzell!




We hear our 2nd segment (of 3) of "Feel Like Going Home: The Songs Of Charlie Rich" with tunes and interviews from artists appearing on this new release on Memphis International Records.  This episode we speak with Jerry Phillips (one of Sam's sons), Holli Mosley, Halley Phillips (co-producer of Holli's track/ Jerry's daughter) and singer-songwriter Keith Sykes.  Interviews were conducted at the Sam Phillips Recording Services Studio at 639 Madison Avenue in Memphis.  Not only was the bulk of this tribute album recorded there but it was the same studio Charlie Rich recorded most of his songs during his time with Sam Phillips. In fact, it's the SAME piano there in the studio!  We also hear tunes from Howlin' Wolf, Jerry Lee Lewis and Big Sand & His Fly Rite Boys!
 



We hear our first segment (of 3) called "Feel Like Going Home: The Songs Of Charlie Rich" with tunes and interviews from artists appearing on this new release on Memphis International Records.  This episode we speak with Charlie Rich Jr. as well as the album's producer, Michael Dinallo.  Interviews were conducted at the Sam Phillips Recording Services Studio at 639 Madison Avenue in Memphis.  Not only was the bulk of this tribute album recorded there but it was the same studio Charlie Rich recorded most of his songs during his time with Sam Phillips. In fact, it's the SAME piano there in the studio!  We also hear NEW tracks from The B-Stars, Pat Capocci and rockers from the Cochran Brothers, Wanda Jackson and Johnny Cash!



We continue our Behind The Limelight experience this week as we welcome Nathan Belt & The Buckles.  Hear exclusive live performances and interviews recorded at Sheyegirl Coffee Co. in Ashland City, TN.  Plus, we get first spins of 2 NEW studio tracks from them recorded in Nashville, TN!  We also hear new tunes from Dale Watson, The Mavericks (from their latest live project) and rockers from Gene Vincent, John Fogerty, Elvis Presley and Chris Isaak!!
 



This week's Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour is jam packed with new tunes and stellar live recordings!  We get an exclusive live performance and interview with Joel DaSilva & The Midnight Howl recorded during their summer tour at Sheyegirl Coffee Co. in Ashland City, TN as part of their "Behind The Limelight" series.  As a bonus, we hear a couple of his studio tracks as well as one from his previous band, Hep Cat Boo Daddies.  Plus, we spin brand NEW tracks from Rambling Bandits, Dex Romweber, Nico Duportal & His Rhythm Dudes, The Royal Hounds, Ruby Dee & The Snakehandlers, Darrel Higham (with Robert Plant) and Kenichi Yamaguchi!  We also pay a track from Joe Clay who unfortunately passed away September 26th.  His legacy touched generations following and will continue to inspire!



We hear #2 and #1 in our Favorite Chuck Berry Song Countdown this week!  Plus we get Berry covers from both Rockpile and Jerry Lee Lewis.  We also hear new track from The Baseballs and Boz Boorer as well as tunes from 13 Cats, Matt Hill, Liz Brasher, Jessica Lee Wilkes, Charlie Thompson, Chris Casello, JD McPherson, Alan Mills with Darrel Higham and a lot more!
 



We continue our "Favorite Chuck Berry Song Countdown" as we hear #6 through #3.  We've also got Chuck Berry covers from Stray Cats, Liam Grundy, Eddie Angel, Ricky Nelson, Elvis Presley and Buddy Holly.  Plus, hear new tunes from Kenichi Yamaguchi, Darrel Higham & Jittery Jack, The Millwinders and rockers from Linda Gail Lewis, Jai Malano, Billy Lee Riley, Charlie Rich & more!
 



We begin our "Favorite Chuck Berry Song Countdown" this week as voted on by you!  We hear #10 through #7 this episode.  This to celebrate Chuck's 90th birthday on October 18th!!  We also get some Berry cover tunes from Sleepy LaBeef, Dave Edmunds, Dion, Jerry Lee Lewis, Go-Getters, Eddie Cochran, Sonny Burgess and Headcat.  Plus, we hear brand new tunes from Royal Hounds and Darrel Higham and rockers from Jeff Daniels, Rockin' Bonnie, The Rockats, Marcel Bontempi, A Man Called Stu and Deke Dickerson!  How's that for a birthday party?!



Eddie Angel of Los Straitjackets, Planet Rockers and more is our guest this hour.  We'll talk about his various bands, early influences, artists he's toured with, playing on Conan, a request for Groovey Joe Poovey and a lot of great tunes!




We've got a new track from Ruby Dee & The Snakehandlers, a new Dale Yeah segment with Dale Watson recommending the late Red Simpson and the "Instru-Mental Breakdown" returns with The Messer Chups and Duane Eddy!  Plus, we get killer tracks from Brian Setzer, The Paladins, Cheryl Deseree, Eddie Cochran, Rusty & Doug Kershaw, Reverend Horton Heat, Ricky Nelson, Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys and so much more!




This week, we hear new tunes from Sirocco Bros and The Millwinders (produced by Deke Dickerson), interview segments with WS Holland and Robert Gordon as well as tunes from The Caezars, Charlie Feathers, Jack Scott, Farmer & Adele, The Blasters and more!  We also hear a tune from Alan Mills who unfortunately passed away July 21st.  He leaves behind a lot of great music which we will continue to honor!



We hear some classic interview segments and tunes from Roy Orbison as well as Chris Isaak this week plus some rockers from Webb Wilder, Tiger Army, Gene Vincent, Veloninos, Lance Lipinsky & The Lovers, Vince & The Sunboppers, Tennessee Three and so much more!



It's our 2nd annual "Cover Charge Included" show where we hear cover tunes all hour!  This time we hear Paul McCartney talking about Gene Vincent's "Blue Jean Bop" before his stellar version of it as well as The Baseballs covering Snow Patrol, JD McPherson covering Alabama, Jerry Lee Lewis covering Elvis, Johnny Cash covering Roy Orbison, Dale Watson covering Johnny Cash, The Bellfuries covering The Beatles, The Beach Boys covering Eddie Cochran, Sonny Burgess covering The Raconteurs and so much more!  




We've got new tunes from Dwight Yoakam and Kent Rose as well as a new Dale Yeah segment from Dale Watson recommending Jinx Jones.  We also get interview snippets from Rocky Burnette and Dion as well as tunes from High Noon, Dave Edmunds, Howlin' Wolf, Ricky Nelson, The Highjivers, Janis Martin, Dave & Phil Alvin and so much more!



This week we pay tribute to guitarist Scotty Moore who passed away June 28th, 2016.  We'll hear a sampling of some of the hundreds of songs he recorded on/or produced with Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Sonny Burgess, Lee Rocker, Dale Hawkins, The Mavericks, Linda Gail Lewis, Paul McCartney, Billy Burnette and lots more!!



Slim Jim Phantom joins us for part 2 of our interview this week.  We discuss more of his book, A Stray Cat Struts, touring with Jerry Lee Lewis, appearing in a Clint Eastwood directed film, special relationships, Lemmy, Darrel Higham, Johnny Ramone, special requests and more! Plus, we hear tracks from Robert Gordon, Hank Mizell, Carl Perkins (with Slim Jim) and more!


Slim Jim Phantom is our guest for part 1 of our interview this week.  We talk about his new memoir, A Stray Cat Struts, as well as early influences, early days of The Stray Cats, connecting with The Rolling Stones, playing with Carl Perkins and more!  We also hear tunes from Eddie Cochran (appropriately titled "Skinny Jim"), Dennis Herrold, Ronnie Dawson & Crash Gordon!



A new track from Lance Lipinsky & The Lovers kicks off this week's show and the excitement level never dips for the whole hour! We hear interview snippets from both Dick Dale & JD McPherson as well as rockers from Jake Calypso & Archie Lee Hooker, Buddy Holly, Eddie Cochran, Adam Lopez & His Rhythm Review, Buck Owens, Nick Curran, A Man Called Stu, the last recorded tune by The Everly Brothers and so much more!!




Kentucky native and rockabilly legend Billy Harlan is our guest this week.  We discuss early influences, lifelong friendship with the Everly Brothers, recording at RCA Studio B in the 50's with Chet Atkins, new generation discovering his rockabilly classics, playing festivals like Viva Las Vegas and Nashville Boogie and recording a new project at Studio B for Muddy Roots Records!




This week's show is a rocker!!  We've got interview snippets from both WS Holland and John Fogerty!  Plus, new tunes from Frantic Rockers, A.J. & The Rockin' Trio, Fatboy, Rocky Burnette & Darrel Higham and classics from Elvis Presley, Eddie Dixon, Gene Vincent, The Diamonds, BR5-49, Skeets McDonald, Sleepy LaBeef and more!




Hillbilly Moon Explosion's Emanuel Hutter and Oliver Baroni join us for part 2 of our interview this week as we discuss the band's latest project, With Monsters And Gods.  We also get a couple of requests from them for Patsy Cline and Rusty & Doug Kershaw!  Plus, listen for rockers from Smokehouse Dave, Kokomo Kings, Slivertooth Loos & The Witch, Vince & The Sunboppers and Brian Setzer!!




Oliver Baroni & Emanuela Hutter of The Hillbilly Moon Explosion join us for part 1 of our interview on Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour!  We discuss recent shows, video shoots, the effect of touring on their new project- With Monsters And Gods and highlight tunes from the new project.  We'll continue this with part 2 as well.  We also hear a brand NEW track from Darrel Higham and rockers from Eddy Clearwater, Levi Dexter & The Gretsch Brothers, Planet Rockers, Charlie Rich, Matchbox and Charlie Thompson!




Deke Dickerson joins us for part 2 of our interview.  This week we discuss his influence on a new generation, playing with Reverend Horton Heat recently at Nashville Boogie, collaborations with Los Straitjackets, The Trashmen, Nikki Hill & The Bo-Keys, Venturesmania, what's on the horizon and some requests for the show!  We also hear tunes from Cousin Harley, El Dorados, Elvis Presley, Traveling Wilburys, Joe Clay and Scotty Baker!




"Mr. Entertainment" Deke Dickerson joins us for part 1 of our interview on Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour! This hour, we discuss early influences, Untamed Youth, Dave & Deke Combo, working with Mark Neill, touring internationally, Guitar Geek Festial and more!  We also hear a brand NEW tune from Tiger Army and rockers from Reverend Horton Heat, Johnny Burnette & The Rock N Roll Trio, Bill Haley & His Comets, Buddy Holly, Carl Perkins and The Cactus Blossoms!




Interview segments?  New music?  Vintage rockers?  We've got it all this hour!  We hear interview segments and tunes from Phil Alvin/The Blasters and Nikki Hill.  Plus, new tunes from Joel DaSilva & The Midnight Howl, Carolyn Sills Combo, Ginger St. James and Morris SLK & The Locals and rockers from Chris Isaak, Reach Around Rodeo Clowns, Johnny Cash, Little Richard, Charlie Feathers and much more!!




We hear our first "Dale Yeah!" segment with Dale Watson and his recommendation of Don Diego Trio!  This will be an ongoing segment so be sure to watch for these in upcoming episodes as well.  We also have interview segments with Linda Gail Lewis as well as JM Van Eaton and tunes from Glen Glenn, The WildTones, Old Stuff Trio, Wanda Jackson, Carl Bradychok, Si Cranstoun, The Mavericks, Sirocco Brothers, Rosie Flores and more!!




This week's show is "action packed"!!  We hear new tunes from Lil' Mo & The Dynaflos, The Starjays and a variety of rockers from Ronnie Dawson, Jerry Lee Lewis with John Fogerty, Nick Lowe (covering Buddy Holly), Paul McCartney (covering the Burnette brothers), Rich Mahan, Rex Allen, Eddie Cochran, Petunia & The Vipers, Johnny Cash and Carl Perkins (with backing by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers), Webb Wilder, Bryan Adams, Jimmy & The Mustangs, Lara Hope & The Ark Tones and so much more!




Duane Eddy joins us for part 2 of our interview recorded at the Musician's Hall Of Fame & Museum in Nashville, TN.  We discuss his self-titled Capitol Records album from 1987 (with guests such as Paul McCartney, George Harrison, Jeff Lynne, John Fogerty, Ry Cooder and others), getting inducted in the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame, "Rebel Rouser" in Forrest Gump, his latest Road Trip album, playing on the Elvis Presley 2015 release If I Can Dream, recording new material and more!





Rock & Roll Hall Of Famer Duane Eddy joins us for part 1 of our interview recorded on location at the Musician's Hall Of Fame & Museum in Nashville, TN.  We talk about early guitar influences, his duo of Jimmy & Duane, his "twang" sound, successful debut album, Elvis, listing musicians on his album jacket, Dick Clark, Everly Brothers, Art Of Noise and a deal with Capitol 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! 




Grammy Award winning producer Mark Neill is our guest for part 2 of our interview this week.  We talk about working with The Black Keys album Brothers and Dan Aurbach's solo project Keep It Hid, Liz Brasher, special requests for Charlie Feathers and Jimmy Wages and more!  We'll also hear tunes from more projects he's worked on from Hillbilly Moon Explosion, Deke Dickerson, Rip Carson, Los Straitjackets, The Paladis, JD McPherson, Rockin' Ryan & The Real Goners and Lucky Stars!




Producer Mark Neill is our guest this week and next!  On this episode, we talk about his early band The Unknowns, a tune from Billy Hancock that inspired him to create his studio and hear tunes he worked on from Ricky Nelson, JD McPherson, The Paladins, Deke Dickerson, Big Sandy & The Fly Rite Trio, J Roddy Walston & The Business, Smith's Ranch Boys and Atomic Bombshell.  




Robert "Big Sandy" Williams is our guest this week!  We chat about early influences, his "Big Sandy" nickname, beginnings of the Fly-Rite Boys (and Fly-Rite Trio), working with Dave Alvin, acoustic project What A Dream, brand new single, playing Nashville Boogie, a request for Pat Cupp and more!




We cram a variety of killer rockers into the show this week!  Hear new tunes from The Domestic Bumblebees, AJ & The Rockin' Trio, Ambur Rockell, Number 9 Blacktops, Eskimo Brothers and classics from Eddie Cochran, Levi & The Rockats, Gene Vincent, Mac Curtis, Buddy Holly, JD McPherson, Nico Duportal, Drake Bell, Dave & Phil Alvin, Si Cranstoun, Los Straitjackets and much more!




This week we spin tunes from some of the artists performing at the 2nd annual Nashville Boogie Vintage Weekender!  We'll talk with festival owner Jason Galaz and hear tunes from Wanda Jackson, Reverend Horton Heat, The Blasters, Chris Isaak, a new track from Big Sandy & His Fly Rite Boys, Deke Dickerson, Dale Watson, James Intveld, Dibbs Preston, Levi Dexter, Rosie Flores, Slim Jim Phantom (with The Stray Cats) and so much more on this week's Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour!



Chris Isaak joins us this week to discuss his new album, First Comes The Night as well as one of his major influences- Jerry Lee Lewis, his mirror suit, playing on stage with Dick Dale, recording in Nashville and a special request for an obscure track from "The Killer".  We also hear tunes from Janis Martin, Crawling King Snakes, Micky Hawks, Jimmy Sutton's Four Charms, Danny B. Harvey & Annie Marie Lewis and Dale Watson!!




The Cactus Blossoms' Jack Torrey & Page Burkum join us on the show this week to talk early influences, working with JD McPherson on their Red House Records debut- You're Dreaming, touring with Nick Lowe & Los Straitjackets, requests for Carl Perkins & Bo Diddley and lots more! We also hear brand new tunes from Hillbilly Moon Explosion, Frantic Rockers, Veloninos and rockers from Reach Around Rodeo Clowns, Frank Deaton & The Mad Lads, Sandy & The Wild Wombats and Rockpile!

Jimmy Vivino (from Jimmy Vivino & The Basic Cable Band seen nightly on Conan) is our guest again this week as we discuss solo recordings, Scotty Moore, Johnnie Johnson & Chuck Berry, Lee Rocker, Charlie Gracie and lots more!  We'll also hear tunes from Dick Dale, Deke Dickerson, Diablogato, Carolina & Her Rhythm Rockets and Twisted Rod!

Jimmy Vivino is seen nightly heading up the Jimmy Vivino & The Basic Cable Band on Conan with his spectacular guitar playing.  He's also one of the most respected musicians around and we begin part 1 of our chat with him talking about producing and playing on the latest from Dion, working with Johnnie Johnson, playing with Chet Atkins on Conan and lots more!  We also hear from The Neanderthals (featuring Eddie Angel and covering David Bowie), new Jack Rabbit Slim, The Barley Hoppers, Nick Curran, Head Cat and Cousin Harley on this week's Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour!

This week we focus on artists performing at Viva Las Vegas! The event happens April 14th-17th at the Orleans Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV.  Festival owner Tom Ingram joins us for a conversation later in the show and we hear tunes from Dick Dale, Brian Setzer, Sleepy LaBeef, The Polecats, new Jittery Jack (with Darrel Higham), Jack Scott, Restless, Dave Phillips and so much more!!

Dion joins us again this week to discuss more tunes from New York Is My Home as well as 2016 plans.  We also hear rockers from The Paladins, Nikki Hill, The Lincolns, Carl Perkins, Levi Dexter & The Gretsch Brothers and Eddie Cochran!

Dion is our guest for part 1 of our interview on Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour this week.  We talk about playing Viva Las Vegas for the first time last year, both The Beatles and Elvis loving "Ruby Baby" and begin our discussion about his new album, New York Is My Home on Instant Records.  Plus, we hear tunes from Brian Setzer, Elvis Presley, Si Cranstoun, Jack & The Real Deals, Red Simpson and Charlie Feathers!

Jim Heath (aka "Reverend Horton Heat") is our guest this hour.  We discuss his stage name, early bands, influences, style, vinyl, latest project REV on Victory Records, touring, playing with Robert Gordon, special requests and lots more!  Listen to this one LOUD!

This week, we hear tunes from the Lewis family (Jerry Lee Lewis, Linda Gail Lewis and brand new from Annie Marie Lewis & Danny B. Harvey), a live track from Johnny Cash's Live In Denmark 1971 project, new music from Jack Scott, Jackslacks, Restless and Joakim Tinderholt and rockers from Dale Watson, Carl Perkins, Elvis Presley, JD McPherson, Hillbilly Moon Explosion and lots more!

Alex Orbison is our guest this hour as we talk about a couple of recent releases from his dad Roy Orbison.  We go in depth about the 13 CD The MGM Years box set and the previously unreleased One Of The Lonely Ones.  We start the show off playing tunes from Buddy Holly, Big Bopper, Ritchie Valens and Dion.  They were the 4 headliners from 1959's Winter Dance Party.  The plane crash killing Buddy, Bopper and Ritchie happened 57 years ago on February 3, 1959.  Be sure to also check out the bonus interview footage with Alex Orbison to hear more great stories and tunes!



Rocky Burnette joins us again this week as we talk more about his dad and uncle (Johnny & Dorsey), Ricky Nelson (plus hear his cover of "Tired Of Toein' The Line") and working with Darrel Higham!  Plus, we hear Burnette covers from Levi Dexter & Magic, Robert Gordon and The Beatles as well as a tribute song from Darrel Higham on this week's Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour!



Rocky Burnette joins us for part 1 of our interview as we talk about his dad Johnny and uncle Dorsey and his solo career as well as select tunes from them as well.  We also hear brand new songs from The Cactus Blossoms, Ambur Rockell, Shemekia Copleland and rockers from Stray Cats, John Fogerty, Bo Walton, Elvis Presley and Ollie Vee!  It's a jam packed hour so kick back, crank it up and get lost in the Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour!



Dale Watson joins us again this hour to talk about his latest project, Call Me Insane.  We continue our chat about the Ameripolitan Awards as well as a special request from Dale for Carl Perkins.  We also hear tunes from more of the nominees for the 2016 Ameripolitan Music Awards as well as 2 of the artists receiving "Founder Of The Sound" awards- Wanda Jackson & Red Simpson.



Dale Watson joins us for part 1 of our 2 segment interview series as we discuss early influences and the Ameripolitan Music Awards.  We'll also hear some of the nominees in various categories this episode and next!  On the show this week are The BellFuries, Country Side Of Harmonica Sam, Cash O'Riley, Marti Brom, Nathan Belt & The Buckles, Lara Hope, a tune from the upcoming awards show host Ray Benson and so much more!!