Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour weekly shows

We've got a jam-packed hour (link below) of recent modern favorites and classics on the new Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour! Hear NEW tunes from Colton Turner, Junior Brown, Cheryl Deserée, Reckless Ones, Jack Rabbit Slim, Dragan Zac Zdravkovi & 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! Hear episode here:
We're heading into Fall 2018 and no signs of slowing down with great new music on Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour (link below). 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! Hear episode here:
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour (link below) 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, WiseGuyz, Crystal & 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!! Hear episode here:
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 (link below)! 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, Cheryl Deserée, 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. Hear episode here:
Marcel Riesco stopped by the Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour studio recently for an interview (link below)! We chat about Truly Lover Trio, his solo projects, Ameripolitan Awards Productions, 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. Plus, Marcel gives requests for an obscure Roy tune and a rocker from ELVIS PRESLEY. Hear episode here:
Smilin' Jay McDowell of Br5-49 fame is my co-host on this Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour (link below). 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! Record party with Jammin' James & Smilin' Jay!!! Hear episode here:
Need a soundtrack for your Halloween festivities? Connor Rocket co-hosts our Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour Halloween Show (link below)! 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!!! Hear episode here:
2018 shows no signs of slowing down with great new music! Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour has the latest (link below) 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!! Hear episode here:
Linda Gail Lewis is our guest on Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour (link below) 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 Weekend, 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 Music, Celine Lee and Rosie Flores!! Hear episode here:
The Stray Cat Lee Rocker joins us on Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour (link below) as we talk about his career, playing with icons like Carl Perkins, the amazing and emotional feeling of Stray Cats reuniting at Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend and other shows as well as his new live project, The LOW Road. Lee sent over some tracks from this new project so be one of the first to hear them this hour! And just when you though it couldn't get better, his special request song is for Dave Edmunds!! We recorded the interview in early October just before the Stray Cats album and tour was announced for 2019! Hear episode here:
Tupelo Tom Brown & Brian Mayes from Nashville Elvis Festival are our guests again on Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour (link below) as we discuss this year's Festival (and what to expect in 2019), Elvis week this past August in Memphis and the 50th Anniversary of the '68 Comeback Special (December 3rd, 1968). We'll spin a few tracks from that event as well as an Elvis cover by Dean Z as Elvis, NEW rockin' tunes from Al Dual, The Devil's Daughters, Southern Culture on the Skids, NEW Christmas tunes from Darrel Higham, The Mavericks and JD McPherson and more holiday rockers from Lily Locksmith, The Go Getters and Jenny Don't And The Spurs! Hear episode here:
New rockers and holiday favs are mixed in Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour (link below)! We spin the latest from Screamin' Rebel Angels, Johnny and Jaalene, Lindsay Beaver, Bloodshot BILL & The Hick-Ups, Tammi Savoy and The Chris Casello Combo and our instru-Mental Breakdown features NEW tracks from Black Flamingos and The Coguaros (Don Diego Trio)! Plus, we play 2 tracks from our featured Christmas release this year by JD McPherson and more holiday rockin' tunes from Buzz Campbell, Brian Setzer Orchestra, Chris Isaak, John Lindberg Trio, a unique Christmas tune from Dale Watson, we dream of a "Dwight" Christmas (Dwight Yoakam and Dwight Twilley) and so much more!! Hear episode here:
It's another great mix of rockers and Christmas tunes on Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour (link below)! We hear NEW tunes from Nikki Hill, Kim Lenz, Reverend Horton Heat, Reckless Ones, Sarah Vista, Webb Wilder, The Honkabillies, The DI MAGGIO CONNECTION, a Killer Classic from Jerry Lee Lewis, NEW festive tunes from The Mavericks, JD McPherson (including a NEW :60 Album Review by Connor Rocket), past favs from ELVIS PRESLEY, Loretta Lynn Official, Chuck Mead and a holiday edition of the instru-Mental Breakdown with Joel Paterson and Los Straitjackets. We also pay tribute to Tony Joe White who passed away October 25th and hear a tune from his latest Yep Roc Records release. Hear episode here:
It's the 5th annual Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour CHRISTMAS show (link below)! For those on the nice (and naughty) list, we've got 2 tracks from our featured new holiday release from JD McPherson. Also, we hear NEW festive rockers from The Mavericks, Darrel Higham, The Western Swing Authority, Rodney Crowell and a live track from Nathan Belt & The Buckles (recorded at Acme Feed & Seed in Nashville). Plus, merry tunes from Jerry Lee Lewis, Chris Isaak, Brian Setzer Orchestra, Matthew Nelson & Gunnar Nelson, Brenda Lee, Dale Watson, The Martells, Cheryl Deserée, The Jive Aces and Los Straitjackets and the instru-Mental Breakdown with Buck Owens & His Buckaroos and the Swing Cats! Merry Christmas everybody!! Hear episode here:
So much great new music this year plus a never ending supply of classics on Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour (link below)! Hear NEW tunes from Sarah Borges, Joshua Hedley, Lulufin The Woo Hoo (from Hi-Tide Recordings in our instru-Mental Breakdown that also includes a track from The Rough Shapes), Hal Peters and his Trio, Greasemarks and a Buck Owens tune from a previously unreleased album! Plus, our Heavy Hitter Triple Threat segment honors Charlie Gracie with covers by Sir Paul McCartney and Sir Cliff Richard. We also board our Rockabilly N Blues Time Machine and go back to the week ending October 5, 1957 and still there's more! Hear episode here:
Nikki Hill joins me on Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour (link below) to chat about her new album Feline Roots, her amazing band (featuring the twin guitar attack of Matt Hill and Laura Chavez), touring full time, a request for Howlin' Wolf and more! We also get an EXCLUSIVE tune from The Hi-Jivers, new tracks from Lindsay Beaver and Sister Suzie and a classic from Johnny Cash! Hear episode here:
Jim Heath Reverend Horton Heat is our guest on Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour (link below)! We discuss new band members, some artists he's digging on the scene today, his songwriting approach, the new album Whole New Life, his Ameripolitan Awards Productions award last year, upcoming Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend (including the new cover of "Viva Las Vegas") and a special request. We also get the Ameripolitan Music Awards Spotlight with tunes from nominees The Delta Bombers, Kyle Eldridge & The Rhythm Rounders, Kenny Vaughan, Abby Girl & The Real Deal and Jimmy Dale & The Beltline. Plus, we get NEW tracks from Clint Bradley and The Twilight Drifters!! There's not one second on this show that you should miss!!! Hear episode here:
Classics, new tunes, time machine AND our Ameripolitan Awards Productions spotlight are on Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour this time around (link below)! We spin NEW tracks from Sarah Vista, Glen Campbell (singing for The King), The Di Maggio Connection, Danny Fisher, Al Dual, classics from Elvis Presley (from the Comeback Special), The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Jerry Lee Lewis, Gene Vincent, George Jones, Dave Alvin, our Ameripolitan Spotlight with Levi Dexter, Tammi Savoy & The Chris Casello Combo, Colton Turner, Deke Dickerson, Two Tons of Steel and we board the Rockabilly N Blues Time Machine for the week ending February 23, 1957 to hear the top 3 played jukebox hits on the Rhythm & Blues chart!! Hear episode here:
Excited to spin the new tracks on Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour (link below) from The Cactus Blossoms, Screamin' Rebel Angels, Kim Lenz, Danny "O" & The Astrotones, Charley Crockett, Gideon's Army, Marcel Bontempi, classics from Stray Cats, Charlie Feathers, Johnny Burnette & The Rock N Roll Trio and more! Plus, we get our Ameripolitan Music Awards Spotlight highlighting some nominees: Marcel Riesco, Mike Bernal (with Dale Watson), Cherry Rat, Whitney Rose and "Keeper Of The Key" recipient Larry Collins. We also start a new "Five Year Flashback" segment where we take a look back at highlights from the first 5 years of the show. This time, we remember chatting with Brenda Lee about her favorite Elvis tune and she sings a few lines from it! We'll play a classic from her as well! Hear episode here:
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour takes a look back 60 years ago to that plane crash that took the lives of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and The Big Bopper on February 3rd, 1959 (link below). We'll spin tunes from each of those along with Dion and Waylon Jennings. Dion also shares memories of Buddy, Sonny Curtis sings of the real Buddy story and we also hear a track from a recent release of Buddy Holly and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. Listen for a snippet of a Dick Clark interview from 1958 with Buddy & The Crickets as well. Rave on!!! Hear episode here: