Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour weekly shows

#41
It's all about the BOOGIE on the Rockabilly N Blues "Boogie" Hour (link below)! We hear from just SOME of the many great artists performing at this year's Nashville Boogie Vintage Weekender! Too many great artists to squeeze into one hour! Hear tunes from The Hillbilly Moon Explosion, Polecats, Levi Dexter & Gretsch Brothers, Larry Collins, Deke Dickerson, The Tremors, Celine Lee and the Texas Three, McKinley James, The Hi-Jivers, The Rocketz, Narvel Felts, Tav Falco - Panther Burns, Little Lesley & The Bloodshots, Lara Hope & The Ark-Tones, The Paladins, The Planet Rockers, Royce Porter, EDDIE & thee Scorpions, Charlie Hightone, Will & The Hi-Rollers, Greasemarks and Colton Turner! Put your dancin' shoes on and get ready to boogie! Hear episode here:
http://rockabillynblues.blogspot.com/2018/04/nashville-boogie-spotlight-rockabilly-n.html
 
#42
Summer isn't too far away (even if it's just in our minds) so we spin the latest (link below) 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 (Official) & rockers from Ronnie Dawson, Danny B Harvey & Annie Marie Lewis, Rudy Grayzell, Crazy Cavan 'n' the Rhythm Rockers (with Linda Gail Lewis), Donny Young (Johnny Paycheck), our instru-Mental Breakdown (with Don Diego Trio) and our Heavy Hitter Triple Threat featuring Bo Diddley and covers from DION and Chris Isaak! Hear episode here:
http://rockabillynblues.blogspot.com/2018/04/rockabilly-n-blues-radio-hour-04-23-18.html
 
#43
We hear hot new tunes (link below) from Cherry Divine, Skinny-Teens, Sultans of Jungle, Aisha Khan, Chris Ruest (with Marti Brom), Barrence Whitfield & The Savages, Wise Guyz and Johnny7 and the Black Crabs on 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 the Texas Three and more! Hear episode here:

http://rockabillynblues.blogspot.com/2018/04/rockabilly-n-blues-radio-hour-04-30-18.html
 
#44
John Paul Keith provides 2 new songs on Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour (link below)...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 and Band, Eddie and 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!! Hear episode here:
http://rockabillynblues.blogspot.com/2018/05/rockabilly-n-blues-radio-hour-05-07-18.html
 
#45
We've got rockin' new tunes (link below) on Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 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 episode here:
https://rockabillynblues.blogspot.com/2018/05/rockabilly-n-blues-radio-hour-05-28-18.html
 
#46
Great to spin new tracks on Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour (link below) from Kid Ramos, Guana Batz, Motel Mirrors, Jeremy and The Harlequins and Ray Black & The Flying Carpets this hour! Plus, we hear rockers from Brian Setzer, Scotty Baker, Br5-49, Chet Atkins with The Carter Sisters, Kyle Lace & The Harlem River Noise , Lily Locksmith, Sirocco Bros and our instru-Mental Breakdown with Reverend Horton Heat and Sultans of Jungle! We also begin a new segment called "Rockabilly N Blues Time Machine" and this time we go back to the week ending June 6, 1956 to hear tunes from Bill Haley & His Comets, Gene Vincent & His Blue Caps and Elvis Presley! Hear episode here:

http://rockabillynblues.blogspot.com/2018/06/rockabilly-n-blues-radio-hour-06-04-18.html
 
#47
We've got a TON of NEW tunes (link below) hitting Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour this hour 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! Hear episode here:

http://rockabillynblues.blogspot.com/2018/06/rockabilly-n-blues-radio-hour-06-11-18.html

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#48
Connor Rocket co-hosts our Sun-sational show (link below) 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! Hear episode here:

https://rockabillynblues.blogspot.com/2018/06/sun-sational-show-hour-of-sun-studio.html
 
#49
So much great new music hitting Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour (link below) with tunes from The Hi-Jivers, Tiger Army, Webb Wilder, The Crank-tones, Marcel Riesco and Band, The Rhythm Shakers, 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! Hear episode here:
https://rockabillynblues.blogspot.com/2018/06/rockabilly-n-blues-radio-hour-06-25-18.html
 
#50
Just when you thought you had heard all the great music so far...we bring you more (link below)! Hear NEW tracks by The Hillbilly Moon Explosion (with Mark "Sparky" Phillips), The Devil's Daughters (Mysti Moon and Annie Marie Lewis with Danny B. Harvey), John Lindberg Trio, Marcel Bontempi, Motel Mirrors, WiseGuyz, 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! Hear episode here:

http://rockabillynblues.blogspot.com/2018/07/rockabilly-n-blues-radio-hour-07-02-18.html
 
#51
Freddy "Boom Boom" Cannon is our guest on Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour this week (hear it at link below)! We discuss a couple of his classics ("Tallahassee Lassie", "Palisades Park", "Buzz Buzz A Diddle it", etc.) 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 Ric Flair, The Nature Boy! Hear episode here:
http://rockabillynblues.blogspot.com/2018/07/freddy-boom-boom-cannon-interview.html
 
#52
We spin a tune on Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour (link below) from an album celebrating it's 50th anniversary (Johnny Cash "At Folsom Prison"), NEW tunes (The Honkabillies, Tammi Savoy and The 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 & The Savages as well as solo tracks by both Larry Collins and Lorrie Collins) and rockers by Darrel Higham, Carl Perkins, Johnny Rivers and The Rhythm Shakers!! Hear episode here:
https://rockabillynblues.blogspot.com/2018/07/rockabilly-n-blues-radio-hour-07-16-18.html
 
#53
So much great new music this year and we spin the latest on Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour (link below) from John Paul Keith, Adam Lopez, Guana Batz, Deke Dickerson & Bloodshot BILL, Hillbilly Casino and Babe Miller! Plus rockers from Gene Vincent, Boz Boorer (with Sarah Vista), Lindsay Beaver & The 24th St. 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). Hear episode here:
http://rockabillynblues.blogspot.com/2018/07/rockabilly-n-blues-radio-hour-07-23-18.html
 
#54
Tammi Savoy & Chris Casello join us later on Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour (link below) to talk about their new EP. We connected backstage at Nashville Boogie Vintage Weekender 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 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. Hear episode here:
http://rockabillynblues.blogspot.com/2018/07/tammi-savoy-chris-casello-interview-new.html
 
#55
A newly re-released track from The Rockats (link below) hits Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour this week plus NEW rockers from Marcel Riesco and Band, 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! Hear episode here:
http://rockabillynblues.blogspot.com/2018/08/rockabilly-n-blues-radio-hour-08-06-18.html
 
#56
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour (link below) 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! Hear episode here:
http://rockabillynblues.blogspot.com/2018/08/rockabilly-n-blues-radio-hour-08-13-18.html
 
#57
Quentin Jones is our guest on Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour (link below) 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 Reach Around Rodeo Clowns with his brother Wendell, producing artists such as Linda Gail Lewis, Robert Gordon, Charlie Gracie Rock Hall & The Rockats and playing with folks like Billy Burnette, Kenny Aaronson, Liberty Devitto, David Uosikkinen, Dr. Harmonica & Rockett 88, Peter Noone, Graham Nash, his Gretsch Guitars endorsement and more! Hear it here:

http://rockabillynblues.blogspot.com/2018/08/quentin-jones-interview-rockabilly-n.html
 
#58
We've got 15 new tunes on Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour (link below)! Hear NEW tunes from Dale Watson (recorded at Sam Phillips Recording in Memphis and featuring The Blackwood Brothers Quartet...and co-written by Sam's son Jerry Phillips!!!!), The Honkabillies, Kyle Eldridge & The Rhythm Rounders, Dave Alvin & Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Greasemarks, Colton Turner, Johnny Angel and 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. Hear episode here:
http://rockabillynblues.blogspot.com/2018/08/rockabilly-n-blues-radio-hour-08-27-18.html
 
#59
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 (link below). 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! Hear episode here:

https://rockabillynblues.blogspot.com/2018/09/rockabilly-n-blues-radio-hour-09-03-18.html
 
#60
Well over half the Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour playlist this time (link below) is more NEW rockin' tunes! So excited to spin a NEW track 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 Jerry Lee Lewis, Roy Orbison, Wanda Jackson and Buzz & The Flyers as well! Hear it here:
https://rockabillynblues.blogspot.com/2018/09/rockabilly-n-blues-radio-hour-09-10-18.html
 
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