Monday, July 15, 2019

Scott Hinds from The Royal Hounds co-host/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 07-15-19


Scott Hinds from The Royal Hounds co-hosts this Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour with me.  I pick 2 songs from their latest Low Class Songs For High Class People plus 1 from their previous album, Poker All Night Long!  Scott picks all the rest of these fun tunes from George "Thumper" Jones, Brian Setzer Orchestra, Roy Orbison, JD McPherson, Carl Perkins, The Dempseys, Southern Culture On The Skids, Johnny7 & The Black Crabs, The Starjays, Shanda & The Howlers, Sticks McGhee and Billy Joe & The Dusty 45's!

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

George "Thumper" Jones- "How Come It?"
Johnny7 & The Black Crabs- "Flexi-Flyer"
Carl Perkins- "Dixie Fried"
Brian Setzer Orchestra- "Americano"
The Royal Hounds- "The Walk"
Sticks McGhee- "Drinkin' Wine Spo Dee O Dee"
Roy Orbison- "In Dreams"
Billy Joe & The Dusty 45's- "Two Beers In Texas"
Shanda & The Howlers- "Keep Telling Me"
The Starjays- "Turn Down The Lights"
JD McPherson- "Scratching Circles"
Southern Culture On The Skids- "Nitty Gritty"
The Royal Hounds- "Whackity Do"
The Dempseys- "Steak And Egg Crazy"
The Royal Hounds- "Gin Day"

Outro Music Bed: Johnny Cash (with Carl Perkins)- "Rollin' Free" (instrumental)



Scott Hinds & James Riley at The Nashville Palace
Nashville Boogie Vintage Weekender 2019


Monday, July 8, 2019

Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 07-08-19


New tunes, requests, time machine and a five year flashback on this Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour!  New songs on the playlist come in from Daddy Long Legs, Ray Allen, John Lewis & His Rock'n'Roll Trio, Cliff Westfall, Doel Brothers, Hot Rod Walt & The Psycho DeVilles, Kitty Rose & The Rattlers, The Country Side Of Harmonica Sam, Fatboy and The Retrobaits.  Our Hey Mr. DJ request segment includes requests for Josh Hi Fi & The Rhythm Kings and Hank 3, our Five Year Flashback goes back to Deke Dickerson collaborating with Los Straitjackets and our Rockabilly N Blues Time Machine lands at the week ending April 2, 1961.

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

Daddy Long Legs- "Glad Rag Ball"
Buddy Holly- "Don't Come Back Knockin'"
Cliff Westfall- "I'll Play The Fool"
The Doel Brothers- "Love Letter"
John Lewis & His Rock'n'Roll Trio- "Where Would Rock'n'Roll Be?
Hot Rod Walt & The Psycho DeVilles- "Ain't Got No Choice"
Louisville Boppers- "Big Boppin' Daddy"
Fatboy- "Backbone Girl"

Hey Mr. DJ request segment:
Hank 3- "87 Southbound"
Josh Hi Fi & The Rhythm Kings- "Old 109"

Ray Allen- "Nothing At All"
The Retrobaits- "Hey Hey Hayley"

Rockabilly N Blues Time Machine
*Week ending April 2, 1961
#100 The Texans- "Green Grass Of Texas"
#89 Johnny Horton- "Sleepy Eyed John"
#1 Elvis Presley- "Surrender"

Five Year Flashback:
Deke Dickerson on collaborating with Los Straitjackets
Los Straitjackets with Deke Dickerson- "Kawanga"

The Country Side Of Harmonica Sam- "If That's The Way It's Gotta Be"
Slim Sandy & The Hillbilly Boppers- "Romp & Stomp"
Kitty Rose & The Rattlers- "Might As Well Be Dead"

Outro Music Bed: Joe Maphis- "Guitar Rock 'n' Roll"

Monday, July 1, 2019

Stray Cats Countdown Top 2 and more! Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 07-01-19



We spin the TOP 2 songs in our Stray "Cats Countdown" this hour PLUS we hear 2 more NEW tunes from their album, 40.  Slim Jim Phantom talks about Carl Perkins in our Five Year Flashback as well.  We also hear NEW tracks from Nick Lowe, Lucky 757 (with Matt's Blues), Pepita Slappers, McKinley James, Bat! and our instru-Mental Breakdown has the latest from Los Straitjackets and Bloodshot Bill.  Plus, we've got rockers by Dave Edmunds (with Stray Cats), Gene Vincent, Ritchie Valens, Deke Dickerson, John Fogerty and JD McPherson!  

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

Lucky 757 (with Matt's Blues)- "Enough To Make A Grown Man Cry"
McKinley James- "On The Run"
Stray Cats- "Three Times The Charm"
Gene Vincent- "Git It"
Dave Edmunds (with Stray Cats)- "The Race Is On"

#2 Stray Cats- "Stray Cat Strut"

JD McPherson- "I Can't Complain"
Bat!- "Villain"

instru-Mental Breakdown:
Los Straitjackets- "The Fishin' Hole"
Bloodshot Bill- "Shark Tank"

Stray Cats- "I've Got Love If You Want It"
John Fogerty- "Blue Ridge Mountain Blues"
Pepita Slappers- "Playing Hard To Get"
Nick Lowe (with Los Straitjackets)- "Raincoat In The River"
Deke Dickerson- "I'm Getting Your Message Baby"

Five Year Flashback:
Slim Jim Phantom on playing with Carl Perkins
Carl Perkins- "Blue Suede Shows" (w/ Slim Jim & Lee Rocker)

#1 Stray Cats- "Rock This Town"

Ritchie Valens- "Framed"

Outro Music Bed: Brian Setzer- "Pickpocket"



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Monday, June 24, 2019

Cats Countdown #5-#3 and more!/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 06-24-19



We begin our Cats Countdown where we count down the top 5 of your favorite Stray Cats songs.  This hour we hear #5-#3 as well as a NEW track from their latest album, 40.  Plus, our Five Year Flashback is with Lee Rocker!  We also hear NEW tunes from Eddie Clendening, George Benson, The Di Maggio Connection, Screamin' Rebel Angels, Los Blancos, The Shootouts, The Boogie Checkers and The Greasy Gills as part of our instru-Mental Breakdown that also features a track with The Ventures and Duane Eddy.  We spin some rockers from Elvis Presley, Charlie Gracie, 13 Cats, Johnny Cash and Rocky Burnette with Darrel Higham too!

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

Eddie Clendening- "Fire Engine Red"
The Boogie Checkers- "Dynamite Baby"

Cats Countdown #5:  
Stray Cats- "(She's) Sexy & 17"

Elvis Presley- "Slowly But Surely"
Rocky Burnette with Darrel Higham & The Enforcers- "Plenty Of Love"
Stray Cats- "Rock It Off"
Charlie Gracie- "You Got A Heart Like A Rock"
George Benson- "Memphis, TN"

instru-Mental Breakdown:
The Greasy Gills- "Tequila Bill"
The Ventures with Duane Eddy- "I Fought The Law"

Cats Countdown #4:
Stray Cats- "Gene & Eddie"

Los Blancos- "Teenie Marlenie"
The Shootouts- "Cleaning House"
Screamin' Rebel Angels- "I Believe"
13 Cats- "Snap, Crackle & Hiss"

Five Year Flashback:
Lee Rocker on Stray Cats high points

Cats Countdown #3:
Stray Cats- "Runaway Boys"

The Di Maggio Connection- "Rock 'A' Tango"
Johnny Cash- "Brakeman's Blues"

Outro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Be-Bop-A-Lula"