Monday, August 6, 2018

Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 08-06-18

A newly re-released track from The Rockats hits the airwaves this week plus NEW rockers from Marcel Riesco, Tami Neilson, 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!

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Clarence Fountain

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

The Hi-Jivers- "Old Feeling"
Little Lesley & The Bloodshots- "Losing My Mind"
Ed Cavin & The Blue Kings- "Red Headed Woman"
Marcel Riesco- "So Lonely Without You"
Tami Neilson- "Kitty Cat"

In Memoriam:
Eddy Clearwater
Blind Boys Of Alabama- "Hop Skip And Jump" 
(Clarence Fountain passed away June 3)
Eddy "The Chief" Clearwater with Los Straitjackets- 
"Ding Dong Daddy"
(Eddy passed away June 1)

Rockabilly N Blues Time Machine 
(week ending May 1st, 1957)
#97 Charlie Gracie- "Fabulous"
#69 The Coasters- "Young Blood"
#1 Elvis Presley- "All Shook Up"

Goin' Up The Country:
Mel Tillis- "Stateside"
Roger Miller- "Trouble On The Turnpike"

Heavy Hitter Triple Threat:
Dion- "My Michelle"
Del Shannon- "Runaround Sue
Dave Edmunds- "The Wanderer"

The Rockats- "Kool & Krazy"
The Devil's Daughters- "Pedal To The Metal"
photo by David Godlis
The Brand New Fifties- "These Boots Are Made For Walkin'"

Outro Music Bed:  Danny B. Harvey- "Crazy Lil' Baby"