Monday, May 29, 2017

Wink & Sandy Martindale: Elvis Celebration/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 05-29-17

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!

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Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey
Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"
Dewey Phillips, Wink Martindale, Elvis Presley

Janis Martin- "My Boy Elvis"
Dale Watson- "Big Boss Man"

Wink & Sandy Martindale interview:
Wink Martindale- "All Love Broke Loose"
Segment 1
Elvis Presley- "That's All Right"
Segment 2
Dewey Phillips snippet
Segment 3
Elvis Presley- "What'd I Say"
Sandy Martindale (front left) in Viva Las Vegas
Segment 4
Wink Martindale- "That Was Elvis To Me"
Segment 5
Elvis Presley- "Suspicious Minds"
Segment 6
Elvis Presley- "I Was The One"

Pokey LaFarge- "Better Man Than Me"
Ed Sullivan snippet
The Starlight Drifters- "She Just Misses Elvis (Sometimes)"

Outro Music Bed:  Scotty Moore- "Heartbreak Hotel"

Jammin' James Riley, Sandy Martindale, Wink Martindale
at the Nashville Elvis Festival 2017

Sandy Martindale Elvis glasses and more at Graceland shop: