Rockabilly & Blues Radio Hour

By James Riley

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A great place to discover and relive vintage and modern rockabilly, blues, surf, roots, r&b, oldies, etc. Hear favorites and obscure tracks as well as exclusive interviews

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Elvis Spotlight: Cote Deonath interview/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 08-19-19
57:05

Elvis Presley passed away 42 years ago on August 16, 1977 at 42 years old.  On this Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour, we talk with Elvis Tribute Artist, Cote Deonath about performing, obscure Elvis tracks, 70's Elvis, a special rockin' request and more!  We'll hear "King Covers" by Wanda Jackson, Sleepy LaBeef, Brenda Lee, Chris Isaak, Jake Calypso, Conway Twitty and an Elvis themed tune from Billy Burnette.  Plus, we'll play some radio and tv ads for various movies and tv specials.  June Carter also talks about Elvis in a snippet from the 50's on the Louisiana Hayride and Sir Cliff Richard talks about finally getting to do a duet with Elvis in our Five Year Flashback!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed: Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Wanda Jackson- "Ain't That Loving You Baby"

Brenda Lee- "Just Because"

Chris Isaak- "Love Me"

Conway Twitty- "Treat Me Nice"

Billy Burnette- "Hot Time In Memphis (Elvis & The Blue Moon Boys)"

 

June Carter talks about Elvis (from The Louisiana Hayride in the 50's)

 

Elvis Presley- "A Mess Of Blues"

 

Cote Deonath interview segment 1

 

*Wink Martindale ID

Radio spot for Elvis Presley performing at Oakland Auditorium

June 3, 1956

 

Interview segment 2

 

Elvis Christmas greeting

Ad for G.I. Blues movie 1960

 

Interview segment 3

 

Elvis Presley- "She's A Machine"

 

Interview segment 4

 

Elvis Presley- "Raised On Rock"

 

Ad for Follow That Dream movie

 

Interview segment 5

 

Snippet from TV break during Aloha From Hawaii

 

Interview segment 6

 

Elvis Presley- "Doncha' Think It's Time"

 

Five Year Flashback:

Sir Cliff Richard on getting to duet with Elvis

Cliff Richard (with Elvis Presley)- "Blue Suede Shoes"

 

Jake Calypso & His Red Hot- "That's All Right"

Sleepy LaBeef- "Mystery Train"

 

Outro Music Bed:  Scotty Moore- "Don't Be Cruel"

Aug 19, 2019
Dean Z interview/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 08-12-19
57:05
Aug 12, 2019
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 08-05-19
57:05

On this Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour, we hear an instru-Mental Breakdown (with NEW tunes from Bloodshot Bill and Martin Cilia), a Hey Mr. DJ request segment (with Carlene Carter & Dave Edmunds and Eddie Cochran), Rockabilly N Blues Time Machine (landing at week ending February 7, 1960) and a Five Year Flashback (with Dale Watson from early 2016)!  PLUS, hear NEW tunes from Jesse Dayton (covering The Clash), The Shootouts, Chuck Mead, Howlin' Ric & The Rocketeers, The Bullets, Danny "O" & The Astrotones, Black Moon Boys as well as classics from Elvis Presley and George Jones!!!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed: Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Elvis Presley- "Wear My Ring Around Your Neck"

Howlin' Ric & The Rocketeers- "Your Loving Days Are Through"

Chuck Mead- "The Man Who Shook The World"

 

instru-Mental Breakdown:

Bloodshot Bill- "Peeling"

Martin Cilia- "Marvin Bay"

 

The Bullets- "Thunderbird"

Danny "O" & The Astrotones- "Drinkin' On A School Night"

Black Moon Boys- "Upside Down"

 

Hey Mr. DJ request segment:

Carlene Carter with Dave Edmunds- "Baby Ride Easy"

Eddie Cochran- "Three Steps To Heaven"

 

In Memory (Dexter Tisby of The Penguins passed 5-30-19):

The Penguins- "Earth Angel"

 

The Shootouts- "If I Could"

 

Rockabilly N Blues Time Machine (week ending 2-7-1960)

#92 Dorsey Burnette- "Tall Oak Tree"

#81 Chuck Berry- "Let It Rock"

#1 Johnny Preston- "Running Bear"

 

Five Year Flashback:

Dale Watson on George Jones and Ameripolitan origins

Dale Watson- "Jonesin' For Jones"

 

George Jones- "Let A LIttle Lovin' Come In"

Jesse Dayton- "Bankrobber"

 

Outro Music Bed:  Link Wray- "Hotel Loneliness"

Aug 05, 2019
All Blues for International Blues Music Day 2019/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 07-29-19
57:01

The 7th annual International Blues Music Day is August 3, 2019 so we dedicate Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour this show to all blues music!  Dion is in our Five Year Flashback with a blues cover and our Rockabilly N Blues Time Machine goes back to week ending May 21, 1955 to hear the top 3 Rhythm & Blues Records (Big Joe Turner, Bo Diddley and Little Walter)!  Plus, hear NEW tunes from Billy F. Gibbons, Kim Wilson, Jontavious Willis, Jimmie Vaughan, a recently released Keith Richards track (with Johnnie Johnson on piano), recent rockers from Big Jon Atkinson, Buddy Guy and classics from Howlin' Wolf, Robert Johnson, Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker, Lightnin' Hopkins and B.B. King!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed: Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Robert Johnson- "Cross Road Blues"

Lightnin' Hopkins- "Had A Gal Called Sal"

Jimmie Vaughan- "Baby, Please Come Home"

John Lee Hooker- "Big Legs, Tight Skirt"

B.B. King- "Shake It Up & Go"

Billy Gibbons- "Crackin' Up"

Muddy Waters- "Got My Mojo Workin'"

Kim Wilson (with Big Jon Atkinson)- "You've Been Goofin'"

Big Jon Atkinson (with Kim Wilson)- "Hold Out"

Buddy Guy (with Kim Wilson)- "Too Late"

Keith Richards (with Johnnie Johnson)- "Big Town Playboy"

Howlin' Wolf- "Howlin' For My Darlin'"

 

Rockabilly N Blues Time Machine

Top 3 played in Jukeboxes Rhythm & Blues:

#2 tied Big Joe Turner- "Flip, Flop & Fly"

#2 tied Bo Diddley- "I'm A Man"

#1 Little Walter- "My Babe"

 

Five Year Flashback:

Dion on Lightnin' Hawkins

Dion- "Katie Mae"

 

Jontavious Willis- "The Blues Is Dead"

 

Outro Music Bed: Kim Wilson- "Smokin' Joint" 

Jul 29, 2019
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 07-22-19
57:03

So much great music on the show this hour! Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour spins NEW tracks from Darrel Higham & The Enforcers, John Lindberg Trio, Stray Cats, The Hawkmen, Eddie Clendening, Sister Suzie, Rob Ryan Roadshow, Carl Bradychok and more!  We also get a new track from Greg Townson and a classic from Dick Dale in our instru-Mental Breakdown, a Five Year Flashback with Billy Burnette and a Heavy Hitter Triple Threat segment honoring Merle Haggard with covers by Jerry Lee Lewis and The Everly Brothers!  Plus, we pay tribute to Huelyn Duvall who passed away on May 15th.

 

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed: Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"


Elvis Presley- "I'm Coming Home"

The Howlin' Coyotes- "The Game"


In Memory:

Huelyn Duvall- "Pucker Paint"


The Hawkmen- "There's One Thing"

The Dynamics- "Misery"

Stray Cats- "Cry Danger"

Eddie Clendening- "I've Been Had"

Carl Bradychok- "Pointed Toe Shoes"


instru-Mental Breakdown:

Greg Townson- "Venus"

Dick Dale- "Ghostriders In The Sky"


Darrel Higham & The Enforcers- "The Brain Freeze"

John Lindberg Trio- "One More Saturday Night"


Heavy Hitter Triple Threat:

Merle Haggard- "If You Want To Be My Woman"

Jerry Lee Lewis- "Workin' Man Blues"

The Everly Brothers- "Mama Tried"


Five Year Flashback:

Billy Burnette on his dad & uncle's "Tear It Up"

Billy Burnette- "Tear It Up"


Sister Suzie- "Sloppy Drunk"

Rob Ryan Roadshow- "Whiskey In A Jar"


Outro Music Bed: The Ventures- "I Walk The Line"

Jul 22, 2019
Scott Hinds from The Royal Hounds co-host/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 07-15-19
57:05

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!

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)

Jul 15, 2019
Rockabilly N Blues 07-08-19
57:04

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, Ray Allen, Fatboy and The Retrobaits.  Our Hey Mr. DJ request segment includes requests for Josh Hi Fi & The Rhythm Kings and Hank Williams 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.

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 Williams III- "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"

Jul 08, 2019
Stray Cats Countdown Top 2 and more! Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 07-01-19
57:02

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!  

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"

Jul 01, 2019
Cats Countdown #5-#3 and more!/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 06-24-19
57:02

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!

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"

Jun 24, 2019
Sun-Sational Show 2/ Connor Rocket co-host with songs from Sun Studio/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 06-17-19
57:06

It's our 2nd annual "Sun-Sational" Show as we once again kick off Summer Sun Fun (official first day of Summer is June 21st) with Connor Rocket co-hosting an hour of songs recorded at Sun Studio in Memphis, TN (located at 706 Union Avenue).  We've got tunes from a variety of artists including Elvis Presley, Charley Pride, Dale Watson (with Sarah Gayle Meech & Hillbilly Casino), Howlin' Wolf, John Mellencamp, Roy Orbison, Chris Isaak, Jerry Lee Lewis, Don Diego, Hot Rod Walt & The Psycho DeVilles, Johnny Cash, Barbara Pittman, Sonny Burgess, Billy Lee Riley & The Little Green Men, Charlie Rich, Billy "The Kid" Emerson, Carl Perkins, James Cotton and Roscoe Gordon!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed: Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Charley Pride- "(There's My Baby) Walkin' (The Stroll)"

Chris Isaak- "Everybody's In The Mood"

Charlie Rich- "Philadelphia Baby"

Roscoe Gordon- "Booted"

Dale Watson (w/ Sarah Gayle Meech & Hillbilly Casino)- "iF yoU"

Carl Perkins- "Birth Of Rock and Roll"

Billy "The Kid" Emerson- "Red Hot"

Billy Lee Riley & The Little Green Men- "Baby Please Don't Go"

James Cotton- "Cotton Crop Blues"

Johnny Cash- "Country Boy"

Elvis Presley- "I'm Left, You're Right, She's Gone" (slow version)

Sonny Burgess- "We Wanna Boogie"

John Mellencamp- "No Better Than This"

Howlin' Wolf- "Oh, Red!"

Don Diego- "Road To Memphis"

Jerry Lee Lewis- "Drinkin' Wine Spo-Dee-O-Dee"

Hot Rod Walt & The Psycho Devilles- "Lucky"

Barbara Pittman- "I Need A Man"

Roy Orbison- "Claudette"

 

Outro Music Bed:  Sonny Burgess- "Thunderbird"

Jun 17, 2019
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 06-10-19
57:02

A new rocker from Chuck Mead kicks off the latest Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour and sets the pace for this packed show! We also spin new tracks from Nick Lowe (with Los Straitjackets), The Cash Box Kings, Dale Watson, Kim Lenz, Danny "O" & The Astrotones, Danny T & The Sirens, The Kabooms, Abby Girl & The Real Deal, Clint Bradley and The Bullets. Our Five Year Flashback is with Linda Gail Lewis talking about a funny memory with her brother Jerry Lee Lewis and John Lennon. The Rockabilly N Blues Time Machine goes back to the week ending October 29, 1961 and we have 2 killer requests in our Hey Mr. DJ segment!

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


Chuck Mead- "Big Bear In The Sky"

Dale Watson- "Restless"

The Bullets- "Buzz For The Blues"

Clint Bradley- "Six Guns, Spurs & Saddles"

Danny T & The Sirens- "Caroline"

Danny "O" & The Astrotones- "Paint The Town"

Abby Girl & The Real Deal- "Every Night"

Nick Lowe (with Los Straitjackets)- "Trombone"


Hey Mr. DJ (request segment):

Johnny Cash- "Without Love"

Neil Young & The Shocking Pinks- "Cry, Cry, Cry"

The Cash Box Kings- "Ain't No Fun (When The Rabbit Got The Gun)"

Kim Lenz- "Hourglass"

Rockabilly N Blues Time Machine

*Week ending October 29, 1961:

#100 The Ventures- "Blue Moon"

#25 The Duals- "Stick Shift"

#1 Dion- "Runaround Sue"


Five Year Flashback:

Linda Gail Lewis on John Lennon meeting Jerry Lee Lewis

Jerry Lewis (& Little Richard)- "I Saw Her Standing There"

The Kabooms- "Hip Shakin' Bash"

Outro Music Bed: Chuck Berry- "My Mustang Ford"

Jun 10, 2019
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 06-03-19
57:04

We start a new segment we'll hear periodically throughout the year called "Hey Mr. DJ" where we play a couple of your requests (this week it's Bob Dylan and Robert Plant's "Honeydrippers")!  Plus, we've got NEW tunes from Los Straitjackets and The Volcanics in our instru-Mental Breakdown as well as new rockers from Lucky 757 (featuring Matt's Blues), The Retrobaits, Daddy Long Legs, Fatboy, Nick Waterhouse, The Beatersband, Robby Vee, Ray Allen and a recent rocker from Dustaphonics!  We also pay tribute to a trio of artists that passed away late March: Bill Allen, Margaret Lewis and Jay Chevalier.  AND we have our Five Year Flashback with Eddie Angel talking about his other band The Planet Rockers!  You don't want to miss this one!!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed: Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Lucky 757 (with Matt's Blues)- "Memphis Sun"

The Retrobaits- "Cryin' At My Front Door"

Ray Allen- "I Feel Alright"

Fatboy- "Burning Bridges"

Daddy Long Legs- "Pink Lemonade"

 

Hey Mr. DJ (request segment):

Bob Dylan- "Tweedle Dee & Tweedle Dum"

Honeydrippers (featuring Robert Plant & Jimmy Page)- "I Get A Thrill"

 

Robby Vee- "Buzz"

The Beatersband- "Come On Let's Go"

Dustaphonics- "Red Headed Woman"

 

In Memory:

Billy Adams- "Rock, Pretty Mama" (passed March 30th, 2019)

Margaret Lewis- "Shake A Leg" (passed March 29th, 2019)

Jay Chevalier- "Billy Cannon" (passed March 28th, 2019)

 

instru-Mental Breakdown:

Los Straitjackets- "Game Of Thrones"

The Volcanics- "Sunset Rider"

 

Five Year Flashback:

Eddie Angel on The Planet Rockers

The Planet Rockers- "Voodoo Woman"

Nick Waterhouse- "Wreck The Rod"

 

Outro Music Bed: Duane Eddy- "Movin' 'n' Groovin'"

 

Jun 03, 2019
Oliver Baroni from Hillbilly Moon Explosion co-host/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 05-27-19
57:03

Oliver Baroni from The Hillbilly Moon Explosion co-hosts Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour with me this week.  I pick 2 tracks from their new album (The Sparky Sessions) and Oliver picks a great variety of rockers from Bo Diddley, Johnny Horton, Bob & Lucille, Lightnin' Hopkins, Lightnin' Slim, Wanda Jackson, Howlin' Wolf, Buddy Holly, Gene Vincent,  Ella Johnson & Buddy Johnson Orchestra, Warren Smith, Big Mama Thornton, Bunker Hill and Bill Allen.

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed: Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"


Bo Diddley- "Who Do You Love"

Bob & Lucille- "Eeny Meeny Miney Moe"

Bill Allen- "Please Give Me Something"

Howlin' Wolf- "Three Hundred Pounds Of Joy"

Gene Vincent- "You Told A Fib"

Lightnin' Slim- "Rooster Blues"

Lightnin' Hopkins- "Mojo Hand"

Warren Smith- "Uranium Rock"

The Hillbilly Moon Explosion (with Sparky)- "Queen Of Hearts"

Buddy Holly- "Baby, Won't You Come Out Tonight"

Wanda Jackson- "Funnel Of Love"

Bunker Hill- "You Can't Make Me Doubt My Baby"

Johnny Horton- "I'm Coming Home"

Big Mama Thornton- "They Call Me Big Mama"

The Hillbilly Moon Explosion (with Sparky)- "Teddy Boy Flick Knife Rock 'n' Roll"

Ella Johnson with Buddy Johnson Orchestra- "Well Do It"


Outro Music Bed: Los Straitjackets- "Crime Scene"

May 27, 2019
Laura Palmer Screamin' Rebel Angels co-host/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 05-20-19
57:03

Laura Palmer from Screamin' Rebel Angels is my co-host on this Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour.  She hand-picked all the songs except for 2 tracks from their latest album, Heel Grinder, that I wanted to know more about.  We spin tunes from Nikki Hill, Mickey Lee Lane, Gary U.S. Bonds, Stray Cats, Little Richard, The Go-Getters, Marie Knight, Bunker Hill, The Delta Bombers, Nick Curran, Boz Boorer, Roy Head and Big Maybelle!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed: Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"


Nikki Hill- "Get Down, Crawl"

Gary U.S. Bonds- "New Orleans"

Little Richard- "The Girl Can't Help It"

Screamin' Rebel Angels- "Oh! My Soul"

Bunker Hill- "The Girl Can't Dance"

The Delta Bombers- "Good Disguise"

Stray Cats- "How Long You Wanna Live, Anyway?"

Nick Curran & The Lowlifes- "Kill My Baby"

Roy Head- "Treat Her Right"

The Go-Getters- "Slow Down"

Boz Boorer- "Bad Hangover"

Marie Knight- "I Thought I Told You Not To Tell Them"

Screamin' Rebel Angels- "Sweet Petunia"

Big Maybelle- "That's A Pretty Good Love"

Mickey Lee Lane- "Hey-Sah-Lo-Ney"


Outro Music Bed: Link Wray- "The Wild One"

 
May 20, 2019
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 05-13-19
57:04

This hour's Five Year Flashback goes back to May, 2015 when we spoke with the late, great Dick Dale.  Dick passed away at 81 years old on March 16th, 2019 just a few weeks shy of his 82nd birthday.  We hear him talking about Quenin Tarantino requesting that "Miserlou" be part of his Pulp Fiction film.  Our Heavy Hitter Triple Threat segment honors Buck Owens with covers by Rosie Flores and John Fogerty.  Plus, we hear NEW tunes in our instru-Mental Breakdown by The Di Maggio Connection and The Delstroyers and we also spin NEW tracks from Bloodshot Bill, Doel Brothers, John Lewis & His Rock 'n' Roll Trio, The Mellows, Wild Bill & The Railroad Cats, Wildcat Rose, RvB, Bonita & The Blues Shacks, Million Dollar Tones and more!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed: Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"


Doel Brothers- "Bottle On The Table"

Bloodshot Bill- "Do What You Do"

John Lewis & His Rock 'n' Roll Trio- "Wipe Me Out"

Million Dollar Tones- "Jenny Lee"

Elvis Presley- "Fool, Fool, Fool"

Bonita & The Blues Shacks- "Where's The Money Honey"

Johnny Cash- "Bad News"

RvB- "Over And Over Much"


instru-Mental Breakdown:

The Di Maggio Connection- "The Red Bridge"

The Delstroyers- "Invasion Of The Body Surfers"


Wildcat Rose- "Broken Bones"

Mighty Joe Castro & The Gravamen- "Everybody Tells Her That"


Heavy Hitter Triple Threat:

Buck Owens (as "Corky Jones")- "Rhythm And Booze"

Rosie Flores- "Hot Dog"

John Fogerty- "I Don't Care (Just As Long As You Love Me)"


Five Year Flashback:

Dick Dale on Quentin Tarantino wanting "Miserlou" for Pulp Fiction

Dick Dale- "Miserlou"

Wild Bill & The Railroad Cats- "Three Times Seven"

The Mellows- "City Lights"

Ricky Nelson- "I'm In Love Again"


Outro Music Bed:  Dick Dale- "Riders In The Sky"

May 13, 2019
2nd annual Train Show/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 05-06-19
57:02

We ride the rails again on our 2nd annual Train Show on Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour.  Songs of locomotives, railroad, hobos, lonesome whistles and more from Johnny Cash, John Fogerty, Dale Watson, Dallas Moore, Ricky Nelson, The Secret Sisters, Carl Perkins, Linda Gail Lewis, Robert Gordon, Delmore Brothers, Paul Pigat, Chris Casello Trio, High Noon, Wayne "The Train" Hancock and more!  We also hear 2 vintage commercials featuring Johnny Cash.  We're celebrating Train Day happening May 11th, 2019!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

 

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Carl Perkins- "Folsom Prison Blues"

Di Maggio Brothers- "Hey Porter"

Lionel Trains & Trucks commercial with Johnny Cash

Johnny Cash- "Ridin' On The Cotton Belt"

Franklin Stewart- "That Long Black Train"

Linda Gail Lewis- "Roll On (Clickety Clack)

Paul Pigat- "Lonesome Whistle"

Delmore Brothers- "Freight Train Boogie"

Dale Watson- "Runaway Train"

Dale Hawkins- "Number Nine Train"

Robert Gordon- "Train Of Love"

Dallas Moore- "Hobo"

John Fogerty- "Southern Streamline"

High Noon- "Late Train"

Wayne "The Train" Hancock- "Locomotive Joe"

American Freedom Train commercial with Johnny Cash

Johnny Cash- "Rock Island Line"

Chris Casello Trio (with Mark W. Winchester)- "Hillbilly Train"

Ricky Nelson- "Mystery Train"

The Secret Sisters- "Wabash Cannonball"

 

Outro Music Bed: The Ventures- "Wabash Cannonball"

 

May 06, 2019
NEW Stray Cats and more!/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 04-29-19
57:03

How great is it to say there is a NEW Stray Cats tune on the latest Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour?!!  We also spin NEW tracks from Charley Crockett, Tami Neilson, Rosie Flores, Kim Lenz, Pope Paul & The Illegals, Wild Deuces, rockers from Jimmy Dale, Gene Vincent, Darrel Higham, Glen Campbell and more!  Our instru-Mental Breakdown has NEW tunes from Cap'n Mike & The King Tide and Anthony Castagna, the Five Year Flashback is with the always great Levi Dexter AND we board the Rockabilly N Blues Time Machine for the week ending October 12, 1957!!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed: Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Jimmy Dale & The Beltline- "She's Wild"

Kim Lenz- "Guilty"

Stray Cats- "Cat Fight (Over A Dog Like Me)"

Rosie Flores- "Till The Well Runs Dry"

Tami Neilson- "Big Boss Mama"

Gene Vincent- "Hey Good Looking"

Charley Crockett- "River Of Sorrow"

Roger Miller- "Burma Shave"

 

instru-Mental Breakdown:

Anthony Castagna- "Rumble To Newport"

Cap'n Mike & The King Tide- "Rumble"

 

Pope Paul & The Illegals- "I Love The Way"

Wild Deuces- "Rock-A-Beatin' Boogie"

 

Rockabilly N Blues Time Machine for week ending Oct. 12, 1957:

#79 Fats Domino- "Wait & See"

#68 Thurston Harris- "Little Bitty Pretty One"

#1 The Everly Brothers- "Wake Up Little Susie"

 

Five Year Flashback:

Levi Dexter on the Levi & The Rockats new sound maybe not appealing to Ted's

Levi & The Rockats- "All Thru The Night"

 

Glen Campbell- "I'll Be Back"

Darrel Higham- "Blood From A Stone"

Eddie Cochran- "Little Lou"

 

Outro Music Bed:  Eddie Cochran- "Eddie's Blues"

Apr 29, 2019
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 04-22-19
57:03

Nick Lowe once again teams up with those rockin' masked crusaders of Los Straitjackets for a new EP Love Starvation (available May 17th) and we spin the title track this hour!  We also give you NEW tunes from Motel Mirrors, Fatboy, The Mellows (feat. Colton Turner), Carl Bradychok, Clint Bradley, Ray Allen, Rosie Flores as part of our instru-Mental Breakdown and classics from Carl Perkins, Joe Maphis & Rose Lee Maphis, Waylon Jennings, Two Tons Of Steel, Annisteen Allen and more!  Plus, we hear a trio of Buddy Holly-related tracks AND our Five Year Flashback is with Phil Alvin talking about The Blasters classic, "Marie, Marie" so you don't want to miss it!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed: Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Motel Mirrors- "Everybody's Moving"

Sonny Burns- "A Real Cool Cat"

The Mellows (feat. Colton Turner)- "Always"

Annisteen Allen- "Fujiyama Mama"

Carl Perkins- "Jenny, Jenny"

Fatboy- "Diggin' The Scene"

Ray Allen- "Jersey Pearl"

Clint Bradley- "Lone Lonesome Moon"

Joe Maphis & Rose Lee Maphis- "Dim Lights, Thick Smoke (& Loud, Loud Music)"

Waylon Jennings- "Nobody Knows"

Niki Sullivan- "It's All Over" (former guitarist of The Crickets)

Ronnie Smith & The Poor Boys- "Lookie, Lookie, Lookie" (w/ Carl Bunch on drums)

Lou Giordano- "Don'tcha Know" (w/ Phil Everly & Buddy Holly on falsetto BGV's)

 

instru-Mental Breakdown:

Rosie Flores- "Teenage Rampage"

Bill Kirchen- "Guitar Boogie Shuffle"

 

Five Year Flashback:

Phil Alvin on "Marie, Marie"

The Blasters- "Marie, Marie"

Carl Bradychok- "Put Your Cat Clothes On"

Nick Lowe (w/ Los Straitjackets)- "Love Starvation"

Two Tons Of Steel- "Not That Lucky"

 

Outro Music Bed: The Domestic Bumblebees- "The Screamin' Lobster"

Apr 22, 2019
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 04-15-19
57:04

We get 2 in a row this hour from Jason Ringenberg (NEW track from his latest Stand Tall as well as a collaboration with Los Straitjackets on the tune "Link Wray"), our Five Year Flashback with Dion, an instru-Mental Breakdown with Link Wray and The Prodigals (featuring Chris Casello), NEW tunes from Nathan Belt & The Buckles, Dry Riverbed Trio, The Sirocco Bros., Kim Lenz, Portuguese Pedro, Haney's Big House, recent Grammy winner Buddy Guy, classics from Elvis Presley, The Rimshots, Levi Dexter, The Everly Brothers and more!!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed: Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Nathan Belt & The Buckles- "Rebound"

Elvis Presley- "Stuck On You"

Buddy Guy- "Guilty As Charged"

Dry Riverbed Trio- "Keep On Playin'"

The Sirocco Bros.- "Goliath Tigerfish"

Kim Lenz- "Bury Me Deep"

Portuguese Pedro & His Band- "What Will I Do"

The Rimshots (John Lewis)- "I'm Gone"

Louisville Boppers- "Run Through The Jungle"

Levi Dexter- "Hurricane"

Jason Ringenberg- "Lookin' Back Blues"

Jason Ringenberg with Los Straitjackets- "Link Wray"

The Everly Brothers- "Stick With Me Baby"

 

instru-Mental Breakdown:

Link Wray- "White Lightning"

The Prodigals- "Ride The Savage Dolphin" (feat. Chris Casello)

 

Five Year Flashback:

Dion on Viva Las Vegas and "Teenager In Love"

Dion & The Belmonts- "Teenager In Love"

 

Haney's Big House- "Eyes Wide Open"

Clyde McPhatter & The Drifters- "Money Honey"

 

Outro Music Bed: Los Straitjackets- "Jack The Ripper"

 

 
Apr 15, 2019
Nashville Boogie 5th Annual/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 04-08-19
57:04

The 5th annual Nashville Boogie Vintage Weekender is happening May 23-26, 2019.  We'll play some of these amazing acts this hour.  It's a very unique blend from B-52S, JD McPherson, The Country Side Of Harmonica Sam, Bailey Dee, Ronnie Spector & The Ronettes, Linda Gail Lewis, The Cactus Blossoms, Marcel Bontempi, Nikki Hill, Bloodshot Bill, Jake Calypso, McKinley James, The Hi-Jivers, Sonny West, Art Adams, Hot Rod Walt & The Psycho DeVilles, Deke Dickerson, Hillbilly Casino and instru-Mental Breakdown Boogie style with Los Straitjackets and The Surfrajettes!!  That's how we boogie here in Nashville!  See y'all here!!

 

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed: Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Marcel Bontempi- "Wolf Call"

Jake Calypso- "I'm A Real Cool Cat"

McKinley James- "Who Will The Next Fool Be?"

Sonny West- "Doin' The Boogie"

Hot Rod Walt & The Psycho DeVilles- "Sex and Fire and Gasoline"

JD McPherson- "I Wish You Would"

Hillbilly Casino- "It's Not Me, It's You"

Deke Dickerson- "Will You Be Mine"

 

instru-Mental Breakdown:

The Surfrajettes- "Mrs. Moto"

Los Straitjackets- "Outta Gear"

 

The Cactus Blossoms- "Desperado"

The Country Side Of Harmonica Sam- "Unjust Friends"

The B52's- "52 Girls"

The Hi-Jivers- "It Takes Time"

Art Adams- "Memphis Dream"

Bailey Dee- "Too Long"

Linda Gail Lewis- "Real Wild Child"

Ronnie Spector & The Ronettes- "You Bet I Would"

Nikki Hill- "Don't Be The Sucker"

Bloodshot Bill- "You Want It"

 

Outro Music Bed: Bert Weedon- "Nashville Boogie"

Apr 08, 2019
Viva Las Vegas show/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 04-01-19
57:03

This hour we focus on just SOME of the MANY great artists coming Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend!  It's happening April 18-21st in Las Vegas, NV.  We debut a NEW tune from The Hillbilly Moon Explosion with Sparky and we spin a new tribute medley from Lara Hope & The Ark-Tones.  There's special Viva Las Vegas edition of the instru-Mental breakdown with the Messer Chups and Sandy Nelson & The The Sin City Termites (featuring Eddie Angel of Los Straitjackets on guitar...who will ALSO be at Viva Las Vegas).  Plus, you'll hear tunes from Wanda Jackson, Freddy Cannon, The Delta Bombers, Reverend Horton Heat, Jittery Jack, The Kingbees, Wayne Hancock, Harlem River Noise, Tammi Savoy & The Chris Casello Combo, Ray Campi, Don Woody, Crown City Bombers, Sid King, Restless, Linda Gail Lewis (with Robbie Fulks) and Billy Harlan!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed: Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Reverend Horton Heat- "Viva Las Vegas"

Don Woody- "Barking Up The Wrong Tree"

Freddy "Boom Boom" Cannon & The Gears- "Tallahassee Lassie"

The Kingbees- "Sweet Sweet Girl To Me"

Kyle Lacy & Harlem River Noise- "One Trick Pony"

The Hillbilly Moon Explosion (w/ Sparky)- "Obsession"

Jittery Jack- "Dance Adrianne Dance"

Billy Harlan- "Schoolhouse Rock"

 

instru-Mental Breakdown:

Sandy Nelson & The Sin City Termites- "Surf Tune"

Messer Chups- "Lipstick Twang"

 

Linda Gail Lewis (w/ Robbie Fulks)- "'Round Too Long"

Restless- "Abracadabra"

Wanda Jackson- "Rock Your Baby"

Tammi Savoy & The Chris Casello Combo- "This Little Girl's Gone Rockin'"

Wayne Hancock- "Any Old Time"

The Delta Bombers- "Hole In My Head"

Sid King & The Five Strings- "Blue Suede Shoes"

Ray Campi- "Love Me"

Lara Hope & The Ark-Tones- "Daptones Medley"

Crown City Bombers- "Man Cave"

 

Outro Music Bed: Johnny Ramone, Danny B. Harvey & Slim Jim Phantom- "Viva Las Vegas"

 
Apr 01, 2019
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 03-25-19
57:02

On this Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour, we'll spin NEW tracks from Rosie Flores, Hot Rod Walt & The Psycho DeVilles, Motel Mirrors, The Hawkmen, Screamin' Rebel Angels, The Outsiders, The Bullets and Dale Watson & Celine Lee (with "Johnny & June" as part of our "Double Trouble" segment (along with a track FROM Johnny & June).  Vince Ray sends over an earlier track he did with Vern Vain & The Blue Vains.  Our Heavy Hitter Triple Threat segment honors Little Walter with covers by Keith Richards and Eilen Jewell.  Plus, our Five Year Flashback is with Rock & Roll Hall Of Famer Duane Eddy as he discusses "Rebel Rouser" being a part of the Forrest Gump movie and soundtrack plus we've got tunes from Big Sandy Bo Diddley and Red Foley!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed: Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

The Hawkmen- "Acai"

The Outsiders- "Rockabilly's Back In Town"

Motel Mirrors- "Gotta Lotta Rhythm"

Bo Diddley- "Bo Diddley Is A Lover"

Screamin' Rebel Angels- "Hands Off"

Rosie Flores- "Love Don't Love Nobody"

The Bullets- "Ba Boom"

Vern Vain & The Blue Vains- "I Ride Alone"

 

Double Trouble segment:

Johnny Cash & June Carter Cash- "Jackson" (live)

Dale Watson & Celine Lee- "Johnny & June"

 

Big Sandy- "Make A Little Time With Jesus"

Red Foley- "Salty Dog Rag"

 

Heavy Hitter Triple Threat segment:

Little Walter- "Hate To See You Go"

Keith Richards- "My Babe"

Eilen Jewell- "Crazy Mixed Up World"

 

Five Year Flashback:

Duane Eddy on "Rebel Rouser" in Forrest Gump

Duane Eddy- "Rebel Rouser

Hot Rod Walt & The Psycho DeVilles- "Gasser 66"

 

Outro Music Bed: Johnny Cash- "Rollin' Free"

Mar 25, 2019
5th Annual Cover Charge Included show! / Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 03-18-19
57:04

It's our 5th Annual Cover Charge Included show!!  We spotlight another hour of great cover tunes from the obvious to the obscure!  We'll hear Brian Setzer Orchestra covering AC/DC, Levi Dexter covering Groovey Joe Poovey, Johnny Cash covering The Rolling Stones, The Jets covering Dion, Polecats covering Buzzcocks, Jack Rabbit Slim covering Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly covering Carl Perkins, The Di Maggio Connection covering Deep Purple, Two Tons Of Steel covering Ramones, Johnny Bach & The Moonshine Boozers covering Vince Taylor, The Bellfuries covering The Beatles, Jesse Dayton & Brennen Leigh covering Johnny Cash & June Carter Cash, Headcat covering Chuck Berry, The Smithereens covering The Diamonds, The Honkabillies covering Delmore Brothers and our instru-Mental Breakdown with The Surfrajettes covering Britney Spears and Tiger Army covering The Chantays!!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed: Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Levi Dexter- "Move Around"

Two Tons Of Steel- "I Wanna Be Sedated"

Johnny Bach & The Moonshine Boozers- "Brand New Cadillac"

Johnny Cash- "No Expectations"

The Honkabillies- "Freight Train Boogie"

Buddy Holly- "Blue Suede Shoes"

Polecats- "What Do I Get"

The Bellfuries- "She's A Woman"

 

instru-Mental Breakdown:

The Surfrajettes- "Toxic"

Tiger Army- "Pipeline"

 

Jesse Dayton & Brennen Leigh- "Long Legged Guitar Pickin' Man"

Headcat- "Let It Rock"

The Smithereens- "The Stroll"

Jack Rabbit Slim- "Let Yourself Go"

The Jets- "The Majestic"

Brian Setzer Orchestra- "Let There Be Rock"

The Di Maggio Connection- "Smoke On The Water"

 

Outro Music Bed: Tennessee Three- "Folsom Prison Blues"

Mar 18, 2019
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 03-11-19
57:05

Lots of new tunes, classics and special segments on the new Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour.  We've got NEW tracks from Clint Bradley, Jesse Dayton, Carl Bradychok, Marcel Bontempi, Charley Crockett, Black Moon Boys, Delta 88, The Homewreckers, our instru-Mental Breakdown with new tracks by Anthony Castagna and Danny "O" & The Astrotones, our Heavy Hitter Triple Threat segment honors Del Shannon with covers by Dion and John Lindberg Trio and our Five Year Flashback is with Jerry Phillips talking about his dad as well as "Rocket 88" and still there's more!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

 

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives- "Air Mail Special"

Jesse Dayton- "May Have To Do It, Don't Have To Like It" (live)

Carl Bradychok- "Big Bad Blues"

The Paladins- "Then I Found You"

Grizzly Family- "Rockabilly Hop"

Marcel Bontempi- "Mambo Voodoo"

The Homewreckers- "Crawlin'"

Kansas City Cryers- "Gotta Roam"

 

instru-Mental Breakdown:

Danny "O" & The Astrotones- "Do The Astro"

Anthony Castagna- "Walkin' On Lido"

 

Clint Bradley- "Biggest Sky"

Delta 88- "Massachusetts Firefly"

 

Heavy Hitter Triple Threat:

Del Shannon- "Honky Tonk Blues"

John Lindberg Trio- "Hats Off To Larry"

Dion- "Runaway"

 

Five Year Flashback:

Jerry Phillips on his dad, perfect imperfection and "Rocket 88"

Jackie Brenston & His Delta Cats (Ike Turner)- "Rocket 88"

Black Moon Boys- "Nuthouse"

Charley Crockett- "Servant Of Love"

 

Outro Music Bed: Chuck Berry- "Guitar Boogie"

Mar 11, 2019
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 03-04-19
57:03

New tunes, classics, instru-Mental Breakdown, Time Machine and a Five Year Flashback in one hour!  We've got NEW tunes from Dale Watson, Wildcat Rose, Kim Lenz, Sirocco Bros., Little Miss Blue Bass, classics from Stray Cats, Little Jimmy Dickens, High Noon, Billy Burnette, Annisteen Allen, Elvis Presley, a request for Crankshaft & The Gear Grinders, our instru-Mental Breakdown has a new tune from The Greasy Gills on Hi-Style Recordings and a rocker from Miss Amy Griffin and our Five Year Flashback is with legendary Sun Records drummer J.M. Van Eaton as he talks about the recording of Jerry Lee Lewis' "Whole Lotta Shakin' Going On".

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed: Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Billy Burnette- "Guitar Bug"

Little Jimmy Dickens- "I Got A Hole In My Pocket"

Kim Lenz- "Pine Me"

High Noon- "Hanging From The Old Oak Tree"

Elvis Presley- "Mystery Train/ Tiger Man"

Dale Watson- "Tupelo Mississippi & A '57 Fairlane"

Annisteen Allen- "G'wan About Your Business" (w/ Mickey Baker on guitar)

Wildcat Rose- "I Don't Wanna Work No More"

 

instru-Mental Breakdown

Miss Amy Griffin- "Shifting Gears"

The Greasy Gills- "Crash Test Mummies"

 

Stray Cats- "What's Goin' Down (Cross That Bridge)"

Sirocco Bros.- "Knocking On The Devil's Door"

 

Rockabilly N Blues Time Machine

Week ending May 24, 1959:

#88 The Coasters- "Along Came Jones"

#87 Conway Twitty- "Hey Little Lucy (Don'tcha Put No Lipstick On)"

#1 Wilbert Harrison- "Kansas City" (1st of 2 weeks at the top of the chart)

 

Five Year Flashback:

J.M. Van Eaton on the recording of "Whole Lotta Shakin' Going On"

Jerry Lee Lewis- "Whole Lotta Shakin' Going On"

 

Crankshaft & The Gear Grinders- "When The Sun Goes Down"

Little Miss Blue Bass- "Bang Bang"

 

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

Mar 04, 2019
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 02-25-19
57:05

It's a packed show on the latest Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour! We get our Ameripolitan Music Awards Spotlight (with Shaun Young & The 3 Ringers, Malin Petterson, Ashley Kingman as part of Big Sandy & His Fly Rite Boys, Ray Wylie Hubbard and The Lucky Stars), Heavy Hitter Triple Threat (honoring Big Joe Turner and including covers from Jerry Lee Lewis and Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin) and our Five Year Flashback with an interview snippet from WS Holland talking about the studio session for Carl Perkins' "Matchbox" that ended up with the impromptu jam of Carl, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash and Jerry Lee Lewis ("Million Dollar Quartet").  Plus, hear NEW tracks from The Jets, Joel Hofmann, The Reverend Horton Heat, Portuguese Pedro & His Band, Screamin' Rebel Angels, Nick Waterhouse and more!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed: Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Portuguese Pedro & His Band- "Coola Boola Bop"

Screamin' Rebel Angels- "Iris"

Nick Waterhouse- "Song For Winners"

Junior Brown- "I Hung It Up"

Reverend Horton Heat- "Got It In My Pocket"

 

Ameripolitan Music Awards Spotlight:

Rockabilly Group Nominee: Shaun Young & The 3 Ringers- "My Heartache's Been Confirmed"

Honky Tonk Female: Malin Petterson- "Yours"

Musician nominee: Ashley Kingman with Big Sandy & His Fly Rite Boys- "South Bay Stomp"

Outlaw Male Nominee: Ray Wylie Hubbard- "Rockabilly Rock"

Western Swing Group: The Lucky Stars- "Go To Town"

 

Joel Hofmann- "Ballad Of Riley's Tavern"

The Planet Rockers- "Down The Line"

 

Heavy Hitter Triple Threat:

Big Joe Turner- "Honey Hush"

Jerry Lee Lewis- "Shake, Rattle & Roll"

Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin- "Hide & Seek"

 

Five Year Flashback:

WS Holland on Million Dollar Quartet session

Carl Perkins- "Matchbox"

The Jets- "Little Doll"

 

Outro Music Bed: The Reverend Horton Heat- "Ride Before The Fall"

 

Feb 25, 2019
Nathan Belt interview part 2/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 02-18-19
57:03

Nathan Belt joins us again for part 2 of our interview.  We'll talk more about the new album, Ready, Set, Let Go! as well as the members of The Buckles.  Nathan also gives a special request for Johnny Burnette.  Plus, our Ameripolitan Music Awards Spotlight shines a light on nominees Pat Capocci, Jesse Daniel, Kevin Smith (backing up Ronnie Dawson), Cheryl Deseree and Rebecca Jed!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed: Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Ameripolitan Music Awards Spotlight:

Rockabilly Male nominee: Pat Capocci- "Coast To Coast"

Honky Tonk Male nominee: Jesse Daniel- "Gracie Henrietta"

Musician nominee: Kevin Smith (bass) playing with Ronnie Dawson- "Tired Of Travelin'"

Western Swing Female nominee: Cheryl Deseree- "Half"

Outlaw Female nominee: Rebecca Jed- "Hillbilly Jungle"

 

Nathan Belt interview:

Nathan Belt & The Buckles- "Good Rockin' Tonight"

Interview segment 1

Los Straitjackets- "Kawanga"

segment 2

*includes snippet of "Rebound" by Nathan Belt & The Buckles

segment 3

Nathan Belt & The Buckles- "When It's All Over"

segment 4

Nathan Belt & The Buckles- "Hey Temptation"

segment 5

Nathan Belt & The Buckles- "What You Do To Me"

segment 6

Johnny Burnette & The Rock 'N' Roll Trio- "Lonesome Train"

Elvis Presley- "Dixieland Rock"

 

Outro Music Bed:  Link Wray- "Hound Dog"

Feb 18, 2019
Nathan Belt interview part 1/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 02-11-19
57:05

Nathan Belt stopped by the Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour studio and we'll hear part 1 of that chat this hour.  We'll talk early influences, funny moments from Ameripolitan showcases and begin conversation about the new album, Ready, Set, Let Go!  We also spin a new track from Dale Watson and continue our Ameripolitan Music Awards Spotlight with tunes from Ruby Ann, Mike & The Moonpies, Joel Paterson and The Desperados!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed: Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Ameripolitan Music Awards Spotlight:

Rockabilly Female nominee: Ruby Ann- "Knocked Out No Love

Outlaw Group nominee: Mike & The Moonpies- "Road Crew"

Musician nominee: Joel Paterson- "Speedin' North"

Rockabilly Group nominee: The Desperados- "Let's Have Some Fun"

 

Nathan Belt interview:

Interview segment 1

Elvis Presley- "Bosom Of Abraham"

segment 2

Nathan Belt- "Four Letter Words"

Nathan Belt & The Buckles- "Money Makes The World Go 'Round"

segment 3

Nathan Belt & The Buckles- "Tiger By The Tail"

segment 4

Dale Watson- "Dumb Song" 

(with WS Holland on drums and yelling "YES" at the end)

segment 5

Nathan Belt & The Buckles- "Ready, Set, Let Go!"

segment 6

Nathan Belt & The Buckles- "Sabotage"

 

Outro:  Nathan Belt & The Buckles- "Hold Still"

 

Feb 11, 2019
60th anniversary of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, Big Bopper plane crash/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 02-04-19
57:05

We 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.  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.  Rave on!!!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed: Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Buddy Holly & Bob Montgomery (with Sonny Curtis)- 

"Midnight Shift" (alternate version with false start)

Ritchie Valens- "Ooh! My Head"

Dion on Buddy Holly

Dion & The Belmonts- "I Wonder Why" (with studio chatter)

The Big Bopper- "Chantilly Lace"

Ritchie Valens- "Donna"

The Crickets- "Maybe Baby"

 

Buddy Holly (with Waylon Jennings handclaps)- 

"You're The One" (recorded at KLLL in Lubbock, TX)

Dick Clark interview with Buddy Holly & The Crickets

The Crickets- "It's So Easy"

The Big Bopper- "White Lightning"

Buddy Holly- "Heartbeat"

Dion- "Hug My Radiator"

Ritchie Valens- "La Bamba"

Newsreel from plane crash

Buddy Holly- "Crying, Waiting, Hoping"

(recorded at Buddy's apartment 

11 Fifth Ave, New York City Dec. 14, 1958)

Ritchie Valens- "Boney Maroney"

Dion- "Oh Boy"

Sonny Curtis- "Real Buddy Holly Story"

Buddy Holly & The Crickets with The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra-

"Rave On"

 

Outro Music Bed: Link Wray- "That'll Be The Day"

 

 

 

Feb 02, 2019
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 01-28-19
57:03

Excited to spin the new tracks on Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 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, 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!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed: Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 
Screamin' Rebel Angels- "Heel Grinder"
Stray Cats- "Please Don't Touch"
Danny "O" & The Astrotones- "Everyday Chains"
Charlie Feathers- "Everybody's Lovin' My Baby"
Charley Crockett- "A Dime At A Time"
 
Ameripolitan Music Awards Spotlight:
Rockabilly Male nominee: Marcel Riesco- "Runnin' Wild"
Rockabilly Female nominee: Cherry Rat- "Bop To The Hell"
Keeper Of The Key recipient: Larry Collins- "The Rebel-Johnny Yuma"
Musician nominee: Mike Bernal,  Dale Watson & His Lone Stars- "Birmingham Breakdown"
Honky Tonk Female nominee- Whitney Rose- "Time To Cry"
 
Marcel Bontempi- "No Club Lone Wolf"
Kim Lenz- "I'll Find You"
 
Five Year Flashback:
Brenda Lee on her favorite Elvis song
Elvis Presley- "Are You Lonesome Tonight"
Brenda Lee- "Sweet Nothin's"
 
The Cactus Blossoms- "Please Don't Call Me Crazy"
Johnny Burnette & The Rock N Roll Trio- "All By Myself"
Gideon's Army- "One Kiss"
The Strikes- "If You Can't Rock Me"
 
Outro Music Bed:  Eddie Angel- "Mustang"
Jan 28, 2019
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 01-21-19
57:03

Classics, new tunes, time machine AND the Ameripolitan spotlight are on Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour this time around! 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!!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

 

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Dave Alvin- "Burning In Water Drowning In Flame"

Sarah Vista- "Better Off Never Than Late"

Glen Campbell- "Easy Come Easy Go"

Danny Fisher- "Don't Forbid Me"

Gene Vincent- "Right Now"

 

Ameripolitan Music Awards Spotlight:

Rockabilly Male nominee: Levi Dexter & The Rockats- "Room To Rock" 

(40th Anniversary)

Rockabilly Group nominee: Colton Turner Band- "A Lot-A-Lovin'"

Musician nominee: Deke Dickerson- "Rockin' Gypsy"

Honky Tonk Group nominee: Two Tons Of Steel- "Count On Me (I'll Let You Down)"

Rockabilly Female nominee: Tammi Savoy & The Chris Casello Combo- "Sweet Baby Of Mine"

 

Al Dual- "Whiskey A Go-Go"

George Jones & The Jones Boys- "Who Shot Sam" (live 1965)

 

Rockabilly N Blues Time Machine:

Week ending February 23, 1957 "Most Played In Jukeboxes Rhythm & Blues"

#3 LaVern Baker- "Jim Dandy"

#2 Mickey & Silvia- "Love Is Strange"

#1 Fats Domino- "Blue Monday"

 

The Di Maggio Connection- "Nowhere Latitude"

The Fabulous Thunderbirds- "Runnin' Shoes"

Elvis Presley- "That's All Right" (from 2nd sit-down performance '68 Comeback Special)

Jerry Lee Lewis- "Hound Dog"

 

Outro Music Bed: Jerry Lee Lewis- "High School Confidential"

 

 

Jan 21, 2019
Jim Heath-Reverend Horton Heat interview/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 01-14-19
56:58

Jim Heath "Reverend Horton Heat" is our guest on Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour!  We discuss new band members, some artists he's digging on the scene today, his songwriting approach, the new album Whole New Life 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!!!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

 

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Ameripolitan Music Awards Spotlight:

Rockabilly Group nominee: The Delta Bombers- "Top Shelf Woman"

Western Swing Group nominee: Kyle Eldridge & The Rhythm Rounders- "I Left My Heart In Avalon"

Musician nominee: Kenny Vaughan- "Country Music Got A Hold On Me"

Rockabilly Female nominee: Abby Girl & The Real Deal- "I've Got A Feeling"

Rockabilly Male nominee: Jimmy Dale & The Beltline- "Mr. Lucky"

 

Jim Heath interview:

Reverend Horton Heat- "Big Little Baby (live)

Interview segment 1

Reverend Horton Heat- "Whole New Life"

Segment 2

*snippet of "Ride Before The Fall" in outro

Los Straitjackets with Reverend Horton Heat- "Down The Line"

Segment 3

Reverend Horton Heat- "Hate To See You Cry"

Segment 4

Reverend Horton Heat- "Viva Las Vegas"

Segment 5 (song request from Jim)

Johnny Burnette & The Rock 'N' Roll Trio- "Lonesome Train"

 

Clint Bradley- "Soul Of The West"

The Twilight Drifters- "'Round Curves"

 

Outro Music Bed- Link Wray- "Rumble On The Docks"

Jan 14, 2019
Nikki Hill interview/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 01-07-19
57:04

Nikki Hill joins me on Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 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!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed: Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"


The Hi-Jivers- "Just One More Time"

Lindsay Beaver- "Oh Yeah"

Sister Suzie- "Can't Hold Out"

Johnny Cash- "Blistered"


Nikki Hill interview:

Segment 1

Nikki Hill- "Ask Yourself"

Matt Hill- "High & Dry"

Segment 2

Nikki Hill- "Holler Out Loud"

Casey Hensley (with Laura Chavez)- "Hard Headed Woman"

Segment 3

Nikki Hill- "Tell The Next World"

Segment 4

*includes snippet of Nikki's "Might Get Killed Tonight"

Segment 5

Nikki Hill- "Get Down, Crawl"

Segment 6

*includes snippet of Deke Dickerson- "Nashville Boogie"

Nikki Hill, Deke Dickerson & The Bo-Keys- "Struttin'"

Segment 7

Howlin' Wolf- "Down In The Bottom"


Outro Music Bed: Matt Hill- "Griddle Bread Boogie"

 

Jan 07, 2019
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 12-31-18
57:04

So much great new music around this year plus a never-ending supply of classics! Hear NEW tunes from Sarah Borges & The Broken Singles, Joshua Hedley, Lulufin The Woo Hoo (in our instru-Mental Breakdown that also includes the Rough Shapes), Hal Peters & His Trio, Greasemark 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!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

The Dominos- "Tornado"

Amber Foxx- "Home Of Mine"

Del Reeves- "My Baby Loves To Rock & Roll"

Bill Haley & His Comets- "Rockin' Through The Rye"

NRBQ- "I Got A Rocket In My Pocket"

Buck Owens- "John Law"

Hal Peters & His Trio- "Draggin'"

 

Heavy Hitter Triple Threat:

Charlie Gracie- "I'm All Right"

Sir Paul McCartney- "Fabulous"

Cliff Richard- "Butterfly"

 

Sarah Borges & The Broken Singles- "Love's Middle Name"

Greasemarks- "Meatshakes"

 

Rockabilly N Blues Time Machine

Week ending October 5, 1957:

#97 Johnny Cash- "Home Of The Blues"

#15 Elvis Presley- "Jailhouse Rock"

#1 Jimmie Rodgers- "Honeycomb"

 

instru-Mental Breakdown:

Lulufin The Woo Hoo- "Jellyfish"

The Rough Shapes- "Buried Bones"

 

Joshua Hedley- "Singin' A New Song"

Carlene Carter- "One Love"

 

Outro Music Bed:  Chris Casello- "Chris' Guitar Boogie"

Dec 31, 2018
Annual Christmas show! / Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 12-24-18
57:02

It's the annual Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour Christmas show!  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, Western Swing Authority, Rodney Crowell and a live track from Nathan Belt & The Buckles.  Plus, merry tunes from Jerry Lee Lewis, Chris Isaak, Brian Setzer Orchestra, Matthew & 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!!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed: Big Bad Voodoo Daddy- "Rockabilly Christmas"

 

JD McPherson- "Every Single Christmas"

The Martells- "Rockin' Santa Claus"

The Mavericks- "Santa Does"

The Jive Aces- "White Hot Christmas"

Jerry Lee Lewis- "Blue Christmas"

Darrel Higham- "Christmas Blues"

Los Straitjackets- "Holiday Twist"

The Brian Setzer Orchestra- "Cactus Christmas"

 

instru-Mental Breakdown:

Buck Owens & His Buckaroos- "Jingle Bells"

Swing Cats- "Jingle Bell Rock"

 

Cheryl Deserée- "Warm In December"

Dale Watson- "Santa And My Semi"

Western Swing Authority- "Christmas Bonus"

Brenda Lee- "I'm Gonna Lasso Santa Claus"

Rodney Crowell- "Very Merry Christmas"

JD McPherson- "Santa's Got A Mean Machine"

Matthew & Gunnar Nelson- "Oh Come All Ye Faithful"

Nathan Belt & The Buckles- "Santa Claus Is Back In Town" (live from Acme Feed & Seed/ Nashville, TN)

Chris Isaak- "Auld Lang Syne"

 

Outro Music Bed: Los Straitjackets- "Frosty The Snowman"

Dec 22, 2018
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 12-17-18
57:04

It's another great mix of rockers and Christmas tunes this week!  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, Chuck Mead, Elvis Presley 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.

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed: Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

The Mavericks- "Hey! Merry Christmas!"

Loretta Lynn- "To Heck With Ole Santa Claus"

Tony Joe White- "Boom Boom"

The Di Maggio Connection- "Rock 'n' Roll Is Life"

 

:60 Album Review with Connor Rocket-

reviewing JD McPherson Socks

JD McPherson- "Socks"

Chuck Mead- "Jingle Bells"

Webb Wilder & The Beatnecks- "High Rollin'"

Sarah Vista- "Madame Moustache"

The Honkabillies- "She's Mine"

Reckless Ones- "Little Fever"

Jerry Lee Lewis- "Wild One (Real Wild Child)"

Reverend Horton Heat- "Hog Tyin' Woman"

 

instru-Mental Breakdown:

Joel Paterson- "Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree"

Los Straitjackets- "Hark The Herald Angels Sing"

 

JD McPherson- "All The Gifts I Need"

Elvis Presley- "Santa Bring My Baby Back (To Me)"

Kim Lenz- "Slowly Speeding"

Nikki Hill- "Don't Be The Sucker"

 

Outro music bed:  Los Straitjackets- "Jingle Bell Rock"

 

*Christmas songs

Dec 17, 2018
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 12-10-18
57:05

New rockers and holiday favs are mixed in this hour!  We spin the latest from Screamin' Rebel Angels, Johnny & Jaalene, Lindsay Beaver, Bloodshot Bill & The Hick-Ups, Tammi Savoy & The Chris Casello Combo and our instru-Mental Breakdown features NEW tracks from Black Flamingos and The Coguaros!  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!!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed: Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Dwight Twilley- "Rockabilly Christmas Ball"

Dwight Yoakam- "Santa Can't Stay"

Tammi Savoy & The Chris Casello Combo- "Ain't Givin' Up Nothin'"

Wayne Hancock- "Juke Joint Jumpin'"

Big Sandy & The Fly Rite Trio- "Big Fat Trouble"

JD McPherson- "Hey Skinny Santa"

Buzz Campbell & Hot Rod Lincoln- "Rock & Roll For Xmas"

Hillbilly Casino- "Tangled Up"

 

instru-Mental Breakdown:

Black Flamingos- "Speedway"

The Coguaros- "Sweet Georgia Brown"

 

Brian Setzer Orchestra- "Sleigh Ride" (live)

Chris Isaak- "Hey Santa!" (live)

Dale Watson- "Mistletoe On Death Row"

Lindsay Beaver- "What A Fool You've Been"

Bloodshot Bill & The Hick-Ups- "Change My Mind"

JD McPherson- "What's That Sound"

John Lindberg Trio- "Santa Claus Is Coming To Your Town"

Screamin' Rebel Angels- "Oh My Soul"

Johnny & Jaalene- "Teenage Cutie"

High Noon- "Slow Down Baby"

 

Outro music bed:  Brian Setzer- "Hot Love"

Dec 10, 2018
Tom Brown & Brian Mayes Nashville Elvis Festival interview/ '68 Comeback Special 50th Anniversary/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 12-03-18
55:51

Tom Brown & Brian Mayes from Nashville Elvis Festival are our guests again on Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour as we discuss this the Festival, Elvis week in August 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, NEW rockin' tunes from Al Dual, 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, Go-Getters and Jenny Don't & The Spurs!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed: Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"


Darrel Higham- "They Shined Up Rudolph's Nose"

The Mavericks- "I Have Wanted You (For Christmas)"

Al Dual- "But I Got A Girl"

Devil's Daughters- "Pass That Bottle"

Southern Culture On The Skids- "Whole Lotta Things"


Tom Brown & Brian Mayes segment 1

Elvis Presley- "Trouble/Guitar Man"

Segment 2

Elvis Presley- "Baby What You Want Me To Do"

Segment 3

Elvis Presley- "Blue Christmas"

Segment 4

Elvis Presley- "If I Can Dream"

Segment 5

Dean Z- "You're A Heartbreaker"


JD McPherson- "Bad Kid"

Lily Locksmith- "Christmas"

Go-Getters- "All I Want For Christmas"

Jenny Don't & The Spurs- "Santa Please Bring Him Home"


Outro Music Bed: Link Wray- "Heartbreak Hotel"

Dec 03, 2018
Darrel Higham interview with NEW tunes!/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 11-26-18
57:03

Darrel Higham is guest on the show this week!  We chat about early influences particularly Eddie Cochran (and playing with The Kelly Four), playing with Slim Jim Phantom in the Katmen, his Hell's Hotel album and Robert Plant who appears on the album, brand new singles and a special request for The Jets!  We also spin tunes from recent collaborations with Jittery Jack and Rocky Burnette as well as a live track from Jeff Beck featuring Darrel on vocals as they cover Gene Vincent!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

 

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Jeff Beck with Darrel Higham- "Double Talkin' Baby"

Interview segment 1

Darrel Higham & The Enforcers- "I Don't Like You No More"

segment 2

Darrel Higham with The Kelly Four- "C'Mon Everybody"

Darrel Higham with Jittery Jack- "Frankie's Back In Town"

segment 3

Rocky Burnette with Darrel Higham & The Enforcers-

"Rockabilly Boogie"

segment 4

Katmen- "When The Drink's Dried Up"

Darrel Higham- "Shirley Lee"

segment 5

Darrel Higham- "Hank Williams And Me"

segment 6

Darrel Higham with Robert Plant- "Please Give Me Something"

segment 7

Darrel Higham- "Bop Machine"

segment 8 (request from Darrel)

The Jets- "Yes Tonight Josephine"

Darrel Higham- "That's The Way"

 

Outro Music Bed:  Darrel Higham & The Enforcers- "Walk Don't Run"

Nov 26, 2018
Stray Cat Lee Rocker interview/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 11-19-18
57:04

Lee Rocker from the Stray Cats joins us on Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 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 Weekender 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!!  

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed: Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"


Stray Cats- "Runaway Boys" (live)

Interview segment 1

Stray Cats- "Rebels Rule"

segment 2

Stray Cats- "Everybody Needs Rock 'n' Roll"

Elvis Presley (with Lee Rocker, Slim Jim Phantom, Danny B. Harvey)-

"Baby Let's Play House"

segment 3

Carl Perkins & Friends (including Lee Rocker)-

"Boppin' The Blues"

segment 4

Lee Rocker- "Drivin' My Life Away"

Lee Rocker- "Memphis Freeze" (live)

segment 5

Lee Rocker- "Ophelia"

segment 6

Lee Rocker- "Bulletproof"

Lee Rocker & Big Blue- "Call Me The Rocker (Good Rockin' Daddy)"

segment 7

Stray Cats- "My Baby Left Me" (live with lead vocals by Lee Rocker)

segment 8

Dave Edmunds- "Crawlin' From The Wreckage"


Outro Music Bed- James Wilsey- "El Dorado"

 

 
Nov 19, 2018
Linda Gail Lewis interview/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 11-12-18
57:05

Linda Gail Lewis is our guest this hour 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 Weekender, 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, Celine Lee and Rosie Flores!!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Reverend Horton Heat- "Whole New Life"

Rosie Flores & The Pine Valley Cosmonauts- "I Ain't Got You"

Celine Lee- "Miss Atomic Bombshell 1949"

Darrel Higham- "If You Can't Rock Me"

Dion- "Kansas City"

 

Linda Gail Lewis interview:

Linda Gail Lewis & The Rockarounds- "Lie & Deny"

Interview segment 1

*includes snippet of "Memphis Never Falls From Style"

Linda Gail Lewis, Annie Marie Lewis & Danny B. Harvey-

"Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On

Segment 2

*includes snippet of "Round Too Long"

Robbie Fulks & Linda Gail Lewis- "Boogie Woogie Country Gal"

Segment 3

Robbie Fulks & Linda Gail Lewis- "Till Death"

Segment 4

Robbie Fulks & Linda Gail Lewis- "Wild Wild Wild"

Jerry Lee Lewis & Linda Gail Lewis- "North To Alaska"

Segment 5

Jerry Lee Lewis- "Rockin' My Life Away"

Linda Gail Lewis (with Robbie Fulks)- "You Are My Sunshine"

Robbie Fulks- "Cry, Cry, Cry"

 

Outro Music Bed: Linda Gail Lewis- "Little Baby Rock"

 

Nov 12, 2018
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 11-05-18
57:08

2018 shows no signs of slowing down with great new music! We've got the latest 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!!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

 

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Shaun Young & The Texas Blue Dots- "Someday"

James Intveld- "Something You Can't Buy"

The Tigers- "Jelly Bean"

Robert Gordon- "Turn Me Loose"

Jim Lauderdale- "Wearing Out Your Cool"

The Hoodoo Tones- "Here To Stay"

Jesse Dayton- "Blackjack"

Johnny Cash- "Luther Played The Boogie"

 

instru-Mental Breakdown:

The Hi-Jivers- "Swinging With Sweet Tooth"

The Tune Rockers- "No Stoppin' This Boppin'"

 

Gene Vincent & The Shouts- "Susie Q"

Elvis Presley- "I Want You With Me"

 

Double Trouble:

World Premiere-

Tammi Savoy & The Chris Casello Combo- "If It's News To You"

Robbie Fulks & Linda Gail Lewis- "It Came From The South"

Los Straitjackets with Mike Campbell- "Bumble Bee"

 

Asleep At The Wheel- "Pencil Full Of Lead"

Rebecca Jed- "Wreck My Train"

Rob Ryan Roadshow- "Catwalk Baby"

Billy Hammond & The Hotshots- "Red Hot Baby Doll"

Dave Edmunds- "Back To School Days"

 

Outro Music Bed: Di Maggio Brothers- "High Speed Pickin'"

Nov 05, 2018
Halloween special with Connor Rocket co-host/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 10-29-18
57:04

Connor Rocket co-hosts our Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour Halloween Show!  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!!!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Monster Mash" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues" and "Stranger Things Theme" by Kyle Dixon & Michael Stein

 

Reverend Horton Heat- "The Halloween Dance"

Marcel Bontempi- "Old Mad Witch"

Gin Gillette- "Train To Satanville"

*Night Of The Blood Beast trailer

Sonny Richards Panics with Cindy & Misty- "The Voodoo Walk"

Bo Diddley- "Bo Meets The Monster"

The Polecats- "Grave Digger Rock"

The Diamonds- "Batman, Wolfman, Frankenstein Or Dracula"

*The Astro Zombies trailer

Buck Owens- "(It's A) Monster's Holiday"

Bloodshot Bill- "Never Wanna See That Face Again"

 

Freddy Cannon interview segment

Freddy Cannon- "Svengoolie Stomp"

 

The Cramps- "Goo Goo Muck"

 

instru-Mental Breakdown:

Messer Chups- "Ghost Party"

Los Straitjackets- "Ghostbusters"

 

Screamin' Jay Hawkins- "Little Demon"

Southern Culture On The Skids- "She's My Witch"

Ronnie Dawson- "Rockin' In The Cemetery"

Captain Clegg & The Night Crawlers- "Transylvania Terror Train"

 

Outro Music Bed: Satan's Pilgrims- "Haunted House Of Rock"

 

 

 

 

Oct 27, 2018
Jay McDowell (BR5-49) co-host/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 10-22-18
57:01

Smilin' Jay McDowell of BR5-49 fame is my co-host on this Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour.  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! 

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed: Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"


Warren Smith- "Ubangi Stomp"

Carl Perkins- "Honey Don't"

BR5-49- "One Long Saturday Night"

Big Sandy & His Fly Rite Boys- "When I Found You"

The Red Devils- "Tearin' My Hair Out"

The Rockats- "Go Kat Wild"

Buzz & The Flyers- "Go Cat Wild"

Nick Curran & The Lowlifes- "Psycho"

Gene Vincent & His Bluecaps- "Jump Back Honey Jump Back"

Eddie Cochran- "Jelly Bean"

Buddy Holly- "Blue Days, Black Nights"

Johnny Burnette & The Rock 'N Roll Trio- "Sweet Love On My Mind"

Ronnie Self- "Bop-A-Lena"

The Crazy Cats- "One Hand Loose"

The Polecats- "Red Ready Amber"

BR5-49- "18 Wheels & A Crowbar" (Live From Robert's)


Outro Music Bed:  Chuck Berry- "My Mustang Ford"

Oct 22, 2018
Marcel Riesco interview/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 10-15-18
57:03

Marcel Riesco stops by the Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour studio.  We chat about Truly Lover Trio, his solo projects, 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.  Marcel also gives requests for an obscure Roy tune and a rocker from Elvis Presley.

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed: Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Marcel Riesco- "Paper Heart"

Interview segment 1

Marcel Riesco- "Long Time No Love"

Segment 2

Truly Lover Trio- "A Cat Called Domino"

Segment 3

*Roy Orbison- "Loneliness"

Truly Lover Trio- "Little Angel"

Segment 4

Truly Lover Trio- "Candy Kisses"

Segment 5

Roy Orbison on his childhood in TX

Roy Orbison- "Rock House"

Truly Lover Trio- "Thinkin' Of You"

Segment 6

Marcel Riesco- "Borne On The Wind"

Segment 7

Marcel Riesco- "Let's Get Goin'"

Marcel Riesco and Ray Allen & His Band- 

"He Broke Your Heart"

Segment 8

*Elvis Presley- "I Need Your Love Tonight"

Marcel Riesco with The Round-Up Boys- 

"Bear It In Your Heart"

 

*requests from Marcel

 

Outro Music Bed: Chuck Berry-

"Brown Eyed Handsome Man"

 

Oct 15, 2018
Cochran Countdown top 2! New Rosie Flores & more!!/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 10-08-18
57:04

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!  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 & The Hideaway Cats, Chery Deseree, 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.

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed: Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Darrel Higham- "Don't Bye Bye Baby Me"

The Hi-Jivers- "Got Me Wrong"

 

#2 Eddie Cochran- "Somethin' Else"

 

Buddy Holly- "Ting-A-Ling"

George Jones- "Tall Tall Trees"

Rosie Flores- "Drive, Drive, Drive"

Kim Wilson- "Look Whatcha Done"

Carl Perkins- "Glad All Over"

 

instru-Mental Breakdown:

Bill Haley & His Comets- "Guitar Boogie"

Duane Eddy- "Stalkin'"

 

Brian Setzer- "Nervous Breakdown"

Dion- "Feelin' No Pain"

Lazy Lester- "I'm A Lover Not A Fighter"

Howlin' Wolf on his nickname

Howlin' Wolf- "Moanin' At Midnight"

 

#1 Eddie Cochran- "Twenty Flight Rock"

 

Colton Turner- "Midnight Hour"

Alex Valenzi & The Hideaway Cats- "Bop Bop Boogie"

Cheryl Deseree with Ray Benson- "Oooh-Dah-Dilly-Dah"

 

Outro Music Bed:  Danny B. Harvey- "Cattin' Around"

Oct 08, 2018
Cochran Countdown 5-3 & more! Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 10-01-18
57:05

Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 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, The Wise Guyz, Crystal & The 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!!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed: Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

The Wise Guyz- "Jukebox Rock"

Chuck Berry- "Don't You Lie To Me"

 

Lorrie Collins tribute spotlight:

Lorrie Collins- "Home Of The Blues"

The Collins Kids- "Move A Little Closer"

Ricky Nelson & Lorrie Collins- "You Are The Only One"

 

Crystal & The Runnin' Wild- "Take Me Home"

Slapback Johnny- "Throw Down"

Crown City Bombers- "No Good Lover"

 

instru-Mental Breakdown:

Al Dual- "Riders In The Sky"

Buck Owens & His Buckaroos (feat. Don Rich)- "Buckaroo"

 

Asleep At The Wheel- "Seven Nights To Rock"

The Rockats- "My Way"

 

Cochran Countdown:

#5 Eddie Cochran- "C'mon Everybody"

#4 Eddie Cochran- "Nervous Breakdown"

#3 Eddie Cochran- "Summertime Blues"

 

Dale Watson- "You'll Cry Too"

Slowey & The Boats- "Slow Boat To China"

Elvis Presley- "So High"

Patsy Cline- "In Care Of The Blues"

 

Outro Music Bed:  James Wilsey- "The Rattler"

Oct 01, 2018
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 09-24-18
57:05

We're heading into Fall 2018 and no signs of slowing down with great new music.  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!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

 

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Matchbox- "Buzz Buzz A Diddle It"

Marcel Bontempi- "Blue Moon Baby"

Nick Lowe & Los Straitjackets- "Crying Inside"

Eddie & The Head Starts- "Midnight Blues"

Webb Wilder- "Hey Mae"

Robbie Fulks & Linda Gail Lewis- "Round Too Long"

Hipbone Slim & The Knee Tremblers- "Snake Pit"

Dorsey Burnette- "How Do You Rock"

 

instru-Mental Breakdown:

Kid Ramos- "Mashed Potatoes and Chili"

The Planet Rockers- "Outta Gear"

 

Arkie Shibley & His Mountain Dew Boys- "Hot Rod Race"

Charley Ryan & The Livingston Brothers- "Hot Rod Lincoln"

 

Heavy Hitter Triple Threat:

Ricky Nelson- "If You Can't Rock Me"

Darrel Higham- "Blood From A Stone"

Creedence Clearwater Revival- "Hello Mary Lou"

 

The Hicksville Bombers- "Beast From The East"

The Kokomo Kings- "Silicone Brain"

Jared Petteys & The Headliners- "Pistol Packin' Mama"

Cliff Westfall- "Baby You Win"

 

Outro Music Bed: Danny B. Harvey- "Hell Cat Stomp"

Sep 24, 2018
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 09-17-18
57:01

We've got a jam-packed hour 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!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Colton Turner- "Two Shoes"

JD McPherson- "Crying's Just A Thing You Do"

Reckless Ones- "Desire"

Jack Rabbit Slim- "Time To Bop"

Buddy Holly & The Crickets- "Oh Boy"

Marian Aas Hansen & Zelimir (with Chan Romero)- "Hippy Hippy Shake"

Lucky Lance & The Stardevils- "I Wanna Jump"

Dragan Zac Zdravkovic & The Zacmondo Combo- "Rocket To The Moon"

 

instru-Mental Breakdown:

The Swing Cats (featuring Danny B. Harvey & Jeff "Skunk" Baxter on guitars)-

"Seven Come Eleven"

Brian Setzer- "Pickpocket"

 

Cheryl Deserée- "Sitting Duck"

Dr. Bontempi's Snake Oil Company- "Pistol Boogie"

 

Heavy Hitter Triple Threat:

Charlie Rich- "My Baby Done Left Me"

Juliet Simmons Dinallo- "Whirlwind"

John Lindberg Trio- "Break Up"

 

Junior Brown- "Drag Race At Forty Fathoms"

Boom Boom Booms- "Bang Bang (Baby Give You) Bang Bang"

The Lucky Odds- "Chasin' The Devil Down"

 

Outro Music Bed: Junior Brown- "Sugarfoot Rag"

Sep 17, 2018
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 09-10-18
57:04

Well over half the Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour playlist this time is more NEW rockin' tunes!  So excited to spin a NEW tune 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-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 Buzz & The Flyers, Jerry Lee Lewis, Roy Orbison and Wanda Jackson as well!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

The Delta Bombers- "Good Disguise"

Buzz & The Flyers- "Boomerang"

Asleep At The Wheel- "Jack I'm Mellow"

Johnny Bach & The Moonshine Boozers- "The Mill"

John Lewis & His Trio- "Definitely Ain't Got The Money"

Roy Orbison- "Heartbreak Radio"

Tammi Savoy & The Chris Casello Combo- "Big Baby"

Shaun Young & The Texas Blue Dots- "Look At Me"

 

instru-Mental Breakdown:

Kyle Eldridge & The Rhythm Rounders- "Flat Get It"

Duane Eddy & His Rock-A-Billies- "Ramrod"

 

The Primitive Finks- "Mash Potato Party"

Jerry Lee Lewis- "Number One Lovin' Man"

 

Heavy Hitter Triple Threat:

Ritchie Valens- "Cry Cry Cry"

Dion- "Come On, Let's Go"

Los Lobos- "Ooh, My Head"

 

Three Blue Teardrops- "Ballin' Jack"

RVB- "You Don't Care"

Wild Wax Combo- "Model A"

Wanda Jackson- "Slippin' & Slidin'"

 

Outro Music Bed:  Ritchie Valens- "Ritchie's Blues"

Sep 10, 2018
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 09-03-18
57:05

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.  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!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Vince & The Sun Boppers- "Heartbeats"

Big Sandy & Los Straitjackets- "Silent Partner"

Cat Lee King & His Cocks- "You Can Do No Wrong"

Billie & The Kids- "He Can Rock"

Ray Collins' Hot Club- "Freight Train"

Faye Reis- "Dont'cha Break My Heart"

Crystal & Runnin' Wild- "Recipe For Agony"

 

Heavy Hitter Triple Threat:

Joe Clay- "Doggone It"

Levi & The Ripchords- "Crackerjack"

The Road Kings- "Sixteen Chicks"

 

King Leg- "Lucille"

Rocky Burnette with Darrel Higham & The Enforcers- 

"Lonesome Tears In My Eyes"

 

Rockabilly N Blues Time Machine:

Week ending May 30, 1953

Rhythm & Blues Most Played In Jukeboxes chart

#3- Willie Mabon- "I'm Mad"

#2- The 5 Royales- "Help Me Somebody"

#1- Big Mama Thornton- "Hound Dog"

 

Larry Gatlin & The Gatlin Brothers- "Johnny Cash Is Dead & His House Burned Down"

Cherry Divine- "Devil Heard Me Coming"

Eddie Cochran- "Am I Blue"

 

Outro Music Bed:  Eddie Cochran- "Eddie's Blues"

Sep 03, 2018
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 08-27-18
57:05

We've got 15 new tunes on Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour this week!  Hear NEW tunes from Dale Watson, The Honkabillies, Bloodshot Bill with The 5.6.7.8s, Kyle Eldridge & The Rhythm Rounders, Dave Alvin & Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Greasemarks, Colton Turner, Johnny Angel & 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. 

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"


The Hicksville Bombers- "Danger Road"

Bloodshot Bill with The 5.6.7.8's- "My Little Muck Muck"

Kyle Eldridge & The Rhythm Rounders- "Why Did You Bother Me At All"

Little Victor- "My Mind"

Miss Lily Moe- "Baby's Gonna Rock And Roll"

Colton Turner- "I Can't Help Myself"

Johnny Angel & Helldorado- "Crawfish & Cowboys"

Greasemarks- "Wolf Trash"

 

instru-Mental Breakdown

The Surfrajettes- "Party Line"

Black Flamingos- "Malibu Run"

 

 

Fatboy- "Mercy Mercy"

Mario Monterosso- "Rockin' In Memphis"


Rockabilly N Blues Time Machine (week ending August 31, 1958)

#85 The Drifters- "Drip Drop"

#57 Chuck Berry- "Carol"

#1 The Elegants- "Little Star"


Dale Watson- "Elvis Was A Love Affair"

The Honkabillies- "Hog Wild"

Dave Alvin & Jimmie Dale Gilmore- "Lawdy Miss Clawdy"

 


Outro Music Bed:  Eddie Angel- "Deuces Wild"

Aug 27, 2018
Quentin Jones interview/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 08-20-18
57:10

Quentin Jones is our guest this hour 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 and we discuss his band The Reach Around Rodeo Clowns with his brother Wendell, producing artists such as Linda Gail Lewis, Robert Gordon, Charlie Gracie & The Rockats and playing recently with folks like Billy Burnette, Kenny Aaronson, Liberty DiVetto, David Uosikkinen, Rocket 88, his Gretsch endorsement and more!  

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

The Reach Around Rodeo Clowns- "Amos Moses"

Interview segment 1

Robert Gordon- "It's Late"

segment 2

Charlie Gracie with Graham Nash- "Too Soon To Tell"

segment 3

Quentin Jones- "Train Kept A Rollin'"

segment 4

Linda Gail Lewis- "Battle With The Bottle"

Quentin Jones- "Surf All Day, Love All Night"

segment 5

The Reach Around Rodeo Clowns- "King Of The Slot Car Track"

segment 6

Quentin Jones- "Turns Me On"

The Rockats- "Road To Hell"

segment 7

Lee Rocker- "The Girl From Hell"

The Reach Around Rodeo Clowns- "I Got The Shakes"

 

Outro Music Bed: Linda Gail Lewis- "Linda Gail's Blues"

Aug 20, 2018
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 08-13-18
57:02

Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 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!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

 

Hailbails- "Ain't That A Waste"

Motel Mirrors- "Loving In The Morning"

Jack Guthrie- "Oakie Boogie"

Wayne Hancock- "Low Down Blues"

Nick Lowe with Los Straitjackets- "Travellin' Light"

Buddy Guy- "Ooh Daddy"

John Lindberg Trio- "Bye Bye Love"

Rhythm Torpedoes- "Time To Roll"

 

instru-Mental Breakdown:

Toro Jones- "Big Noise From The Jungle"

The Coguaros- "Bumble Twist"

 

Hot Rod Walt & The Psycho Devilles- "Elvis Riding Shotgun"

Wanda Jackson- "I Wore Elvis' Ring"

 

Heavy Hitter Triple Threat:

Elvis Presley- "A Mess Of Blues"

Sleepy LaBeef- "Baby Let's Play House"

Darrel Higham- "Big Hunk Of Love"

 

Junior Brown- "Little Miss Stuck Up"

Los Malditos- "Motel Bates"

The Cramps- "Saddle Up A Buzz Buzz"

 

Outro Music Bed: Link Wray- "Run Chicken Run"

Aug 13, 2018
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 08-06-18
57:03

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

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:


(Clarence Fountain passed away June 3)

Blind Boys Of Alabama- "Hop Skip And Jump" 

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"


The Brand New Fifties- "These Boots Are Made For Walkin'"

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

Aug 06, 2018
Tammi Savoy & Chris Casello interview & more!/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 07-30-18
57:03

Tammi Savoy & Chris Casello join us later in the show to talk about their new EP.  We connected backstage at Nashville Boogie 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 The 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.

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

The Greasemarks- "Pickin' Time"

Kim Lenz- "Percolate"

Royce Porter- "Yes I Do"

Eric Heatherly- "The Road Song (Route 66 Revisited)"

Saint Dom & The Sinful- "Phantom Lady"

Robbie Fulks & Linda Gail Lewis- "Wild Wild Wild"

McKinley James- "Sail Away"

The Memphis Suns- "Demon Woman"

 

instru-Mental Breakdown:

The Crank-Tones- "Fireball"

Deke Dickerson- "Tropical Island Boogie Serenade"

 

Tammi Savoy & Chris Casello interview:

Tammi Savoy & The Chris Casello Combo- "Voodoo Voodoo"

Segment 1

Ruth Brown- "(Mama) He Treats Your Daughter Mean"

Segment 2

Tammi Savoy & The Chris Casello Combo- "Jim Dandy"

Chris Casello Trio- "Pink Thunderbird"

Segment 3

Tammi Savoy & The Chris Casello Combo- "Them There Eyes"

 

John Fogerty & Billy F. Gibbons- "The Holy Grail"

 

Outro Music Bed: Link Wray- "Apache"

Jul 30, 2018
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 07-23-18
57:03

So much great music this year and we spin the latest from John Paul Keith, Adam Lopez, The Guana Batz, Deke Dickerson & Bloodshot Bill, Hillbilly Casino and Babe Miller!  Plus rockers from Gene Vincent, Boz Boorer (with Sarah Vista), The 24th Street 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).  

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

James Intveld & The Rockin' Shadows- "You're My Baby"

Dwight Yoakam- "The Big Time"

Hillbilly Casino- "Dog On A Chain"

Boz Boorer (with Sarah Vista)- "Make A Circuit With Me"

The 24th Street Wailers- "Cursed"

John Paul Keith- "Throw It On Me Baby"

The Guana Batz- "Girl On A Motorbike"

Babe Miller- "1200 Building"


instru-Mental Breakdown

Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown- "Oakie Dokie Stomp"

Omar & The Howlers- "Omar's Boogie"


Johnny Cash- "I Love You Because"

Hayden Thompson- "Love My Baby"


Heavy Hitter Triple Threat:

Jerry Lee Lewis- "Breathless" (take 3)

Brian Setzer- "Great Balls Of Fire"

Mudcrutch- "High School Confidential"


Adam Lopez & The San Joaquin Valley Boys- "Coffee Every Morning"

Gene Vincent- "Temptation Baby"

Deke Dickerson & Bloodshot Bill- "Bad Biscuit"

Buddy Holly- "Little Baby"


Outro Music Bed:  Eddie Angel- "Brawl"

Jul 23, 2018
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 07-16-18
57:01

We spin a tune from an album celebrating it's 50th anniversary (Johnny Cash "At Folsom Prison"), NEW tunes (The Honkabillies, Tammi Savoy & 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) and rockers by Darrel Higham, Carl Perkins, Johnny Rivers and The Rhythm Shakers!!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"


Johnny Cash- "Folsom Prison Blues" (live)

Ed Cavin & The Blue Kings- "Jiggle Wiggle Walkin' Baby"

The Honkabillies- "Drinkin' For Your Leavin'"

The Rhythm Preachers- "Hot Love Gone Cold"

Carl Perkins- "Gone Gone Gone" (live)


Rockabilly N Blues Time Machine 1989:

Stray Cats- "Everybody Needs Rock 'n' Roll

Chris Isaak- "I'm Not Waiting"

Marty Stuart- "The Coal Mine Blues"

Buck Owens- "Gonna Have Love"

Dion- "Written On The Subway Wall/ Little Star"


Larry Collins- "One Step Down"

Lorrie Collins- "Another Man Done Gone"


Heavy Hitter Triple Threat:

The Collins Kids- "Hoy Hoy"

The Paladins- "Mercy"

Barrence Whitfield & The Savages- "Whistle Bait"


Tammi Savoy & Chris Casello Combo- "This Little Girl's Gone Rockin'"

The Rhythm Shakers- "Panic"

Darrel Higham- "Blonde Hair Betty"

Johnny Rivers- "Long, Long Walk"


Outro Music Bed:  Los Straitjackets- "New Siberia"

Jul 16, 2018
Freddy "Boom Boom" Cannon interview! Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 07-09-18
57:01

Freddy "Boom Boom" Cannon is our guest this week! We discuss a couple of classics, his love of Boston Red Sox and all the sports teams from the area, touring various circuits, his friends in Los Straitjackets, 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 "The Nature Boy" Ric Flair!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

 

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Freddy Cannon & The Gears- "Move It On Over"

Interview part 1

snippet of "Down At Fenway Park"

Freddy Cannon with Frank Slay & His Orchestra- "Humdinger"

Interview part 2

Soundbite of Ric Flair

Freddy Cannon- "Tallahassee Lassie"

Interview part 3

Freddy Cannon with Frank Slay & His Orchestra- "Palisades Park"

Interview part 4

Freddy Cannon- "Buzz Buzz A Diddle It"

Interview part 5

Freddy Cannon's jingle for Arnie Ginsburg

Interview part 6

Freddy Cannon and Los Straitjackets- "The Sox Are Rockin'"

snippet of "Way Down Yonder In New Orleans"

Freddy Cannon with Frank Slay & His Orchestra- "The Urge"

Interview part 7

Freddy Cannon- "Hail Hail Rock 'N' Roll"

Interview part 8

Freddy Cannon- "Boppin' The Blues"

Los Straitjackets with Big Sandy- "Chica Alborotada" (Tallahassee Lassie)

Interview part 9 (with song request from Freddy)

Chuck Berry- "Roll Over Beethoven"

Freddy Cannon with Frank Slay & His Orchestra- "Muskrat Rumble"

 

Outro Music Bed: Los Straitjackets- "Jack The Ripper"

 

Jul 09, 2018
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 07-02-18
57:02

Just when you thought you had heard all the great music so far...we bring you more!  Hear NEW tracks by The Hillbilly Moon Explosion (with Mark "Sparky" Phillips), The Devils Daughters (Mysti Moon and Annie Marie Lewis with Danny B. Harvey), John Lindberg Trio, Marcel Bontempi, Motel Mirrors, The Wise Guyz, 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!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

The Devil's Daughters- "Baddest Girls In Town"

John Lindberg Trio- "The Fool"

Marcel Bontempi- "Havana Moon"

Dave Biller & Jeremy Wakefield- "Steel Crazy" (w/ Big Sandy)

Eddie Cochran- "Cut Across Shorty"

Jake Calypso & His Red Hot- "Gonna Bring You Back"

Motel Mirrors- "Do With Me What You Want"

 

Rockabilly N Blues Time Machine (week ending July 12 1959):

#98 Bo Diddley- "Crackin' Up"

#43 Elvis Presley- "A Big Hunk Of Love"

#1 Johnny Horton- "The Battle Of New Orleans"

 

The Wise Guyz- "Rude Bad Boy"

The Hi-Risers- "Stella Gotta Fella"

 

Heavy Hitter Triple Threat:

Roy Orbison- "Almost 18"

Marcel Riesco- "The Actress"

The Cramps- "Domino"

 

The Coguaros (Don Diego Trio)- "Kalura"

Aisha Khan- "Make A Grown Man Cry"

The Hillbilly Moon Explosion (with Mark "Sparky" Phillips)- "Queen Of Hearts"

Johnny Carroll- "Two Timin'"

 

Outro Music Bed:  Duane Eddy- "Curveball"

Jul 02, 2018
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 06-25-18
57:05

So much great new music hitting the playlist again with tunes from Tiger Army, Webb Wilder, The Crank-Tones, Marcel Riesco, The Rhythm Shakers, The Hi-Jivers, 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!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Webb Wilder- "Powerful Stuff"

Elvis Cantu- "Blood Red Moon"

Rayburn Anthony- "Hambone"

JD McPherson- "Everybody's Talking 'Bout The All American"

Cherry Divine- "Shakin' In My Boots"

The Hi-Jivers- "Something's Gotta Shake"

The Kokomo Kings- "Pillow Of Gold"

Bloodshot Bill- "Rattle My Brain"

 

instru-Mental Breakdown:

Tommy Guns- "Swooney"

Pat Capocci- "The Pickle"

 

Rock-A-Teens- "Janis Will Rock"

Janis Martin- "Will You Willyum"

 

Rockabilly N Blues Time Machine-

Week ending November 16, 1958:

#93 Johnny Otis- "Crazy Country Hop"

#80 Chuck Berry- "Sweet Little Rock & Roller"

#1 Conway Twitty- "It's Only Make Believe"

 

The Crank-Tones- "Draggin'"

Marcel Riesco- "Kiss From You"

Tiger Army- "Dark Paradise"

The Rhythm Shakers- "All Women Are Bad"

 

Outro Music Bed:  Danny B. Harvey- "Travis Rag"

Jun 25, 2018
Sun-sational show! Hour of Sun Studio tunes with Connor Rocket co-host/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 06-18-18
57:05

Connor Rocket co-hosts our Sun-sational show 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!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

B.B. King- "B.B.'s Boogie" (1950)

Howlin' Wolf- "Howlin' Wolf Boogie" (1951)

Joe Hill Louis- "Dorothy Mae" (1952)

The Prisonaires- "Just Walkin' In The Rain" (1953)

Rufus Thomas- "Bear Cat" (1953)

Elvis Presley- "Blue Moon Of Kentucky" (1954)

Johnny Cash- "Ballad Of A Teenage Queen" (1957)

Carl Perkins- "Caldonia" (1956)

Jerry Lee Lewis- "Lovin' Up A Storm" (1959)

Roy Orbison- "I Like Love" (1957)

Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, Roy Orbison (Class Of '55)- 

"Waymore's Blues" (1985)

Charlie Feathers- "Peepin' Eyes" (1955)

Billy Lee Riley- "I Want You Baby" (1957)

Sonny Burgess- "We Wanna Boogie" (1956)

Charlie Rich- "Everything I Do Is Wrong" (1959)

Chris Isaak- "Live It Up" (2011)

Dale Watson- "You Can't Undo The Wrong" (2012)

Margo Price- "About To Find Out" (2016)

Jake Calypso & His Red-Hot- "Trouble Bound" (2015)

 

Outro Music Bed: Jerry Lee Lewis- "High School Confidential"

Jun 18, 2018
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 06-11-18
57:04

We've got a TON of NEW tunes hitting the show this week 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!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

 

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

Jesse Dayton- "May Have To Do It (Don't Have To Like It)"

Scotty McKay- "Evenin' Time"

Elvis Presley- "Power Of My Love" (takes 2 & 3)

The Delta Bombers- "Take These Chains From My Heart"

Lily Locksmith- "You Gotta Try"


Rockabilly N Blues Time Machine- 1978:

Johnny Cash- "I Will Rock & Roll With You"

Dave Edmunds- "Never Been In Love"

Carl Perkins- "Kaw Liga"

Robert Gordon- "Twenty Flight Rock"

Matchbox- "Circle Rock"


Patrick Sweany- "Up and Down"

Babe Miller- "Queen Of Kuwait"


Heavy Hitter Triple Threat:

Little Richard- "Rip It Up"

Jerry Lee Lewis- "Long Tall Sally"

The Everly Brothers- "Lucille"


Hot Boogie Chillun- "The One"

Joshua Hedley- "Let Them Talk"

John Lindberg Trio- "Promised Land"

Charley Crockett- "Goin' Back To Texas"


Outro Music Bed:  Joel Paterson- "Mable's Rock"

Jun 11, 2018
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 06-04-18
57:03

Great to spin new tracks from Kid Ramos, Guana Batz, Motel Mirrors, Jeremy & The Harlequins and Ray Black & The Flying Carpets this hour!  Plus, we hear rockers from Brian Setzer, Scotty Baker, BR549, Chet Atkins with The Carter Sisters, Kyle Lacy & The Harlem River Noise, Lily Locksmith, The Sirocco Bros. and our instru-Mental Breakdown with Reverend Horton Heat and Sultans Of Swing!  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!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Guana Batz- "No Way Back"

Brian Setzer- "'59"

Kyle Lacy & The Harlem River Noise- "Bedhead"

Joakim Tinderholt & His Band- "Jungle Bo"

Lily Locksmith- "No Use But O' Well"

Laura Lee Perkins- "Don't Wait Up"

Chet Atkins with The Carter Sisters- "It's My Lazy Day"

Motel Mirrors- "Paper Doll"

 

instru-Mental Breakdown:

Reverend Horton Heat- "The Happy Camper"

Sultans Of Jungle- "Spy From Shanghai"

 

Ray Black & The Flying Carpets- "Rolling Stone"

The Sirocco Brothers- "Chicken Bone"

 

Rockabilly N Blues Time Machine (week ending June 6, 1956):

Bill Haley & His Comets- "Hot Dog Buddy Buddy"

Gene Vincent & His Blue Caps- "Be Bop A Lula"

Elvis Presley- "Heartbreak Hotel"

 

Kid Ramos- "Heartbeat"

BR549- "A1 On The Jukebox"

Jeremy & The Harlequins- "California Rock"

Scotty Baker- "Lady Killer"

 

Outro Music Bed: Chuck Berry- "Chuckwalk"

Jun 04, 2018
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 05-28-18
57:02

We've got rockin' new tunes 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!!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Nick Lowe & Los Straitjackets- "Tokyo Bay"

Gene Summers- "Baby Please Tell Me Why"

Elvis Presley- "Speedway"

Cousin Harley- "Smoke Smoke Smoke That Cigarette"

Dale Watson- "I Got To Drive"

Lil' Linn & The Lookout Boys- "Open Road"

Lefty Frizzell- "You're Humbuggin' Me"

Hal Weston (Darrel Higham)- "Rockin' N Boppin'"

 

instru-Mental Breakdown:

Kim Wilson- "Teenage Beat"

The Nut Jumpers- "Pandit"

 

T-Bone Burnett- "Jellico Coal Man"

John Paul Keith- "Do You Really Want To Do It"

 

Heavy Hitter Triple Threat:

The Everly Brothers- "Should We Tell Him"

Nick Lowe & Dave Edmunds- "Take A Message To Mary"

Lee Rocker- "All I Have To Do Is Dream"

 

The Hi-Risers- "Out Late Up Early"

Sam Morrow (with Jaime Wyatt)- "Skinny Elvis"

Elvis Presley- "Burning Love (Rehearsal Version)"

 

Outro Music Bed:  Link Wray- "Heartbreak Hotel"

May 28, 2018
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 05-21-18
57:02

Hear NEW tunes on Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour by Jesse Dayton, Dave Alvin & Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Charley Crockett, Babe Miller, Adam Lopez, Jittery Jack, The Bullets, Chris Ruest, Marcel Riesco and Greyhounds!  Plus a rockin' instru-Mental Breakdown with Roy Clark and The Beat From Palookaville, our Heavy Hitter Triple Threat segment about Jerry Reed and covers from Gene Vincent and Elvis Presley and we pay tribute to Jerry Williams who passed away March 25th.  We've also got music icons Jerry Lee Lewis, Patsy Cline and Loretta Lynn tunes on the show!  You don't want to miss this one!!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

The Bullets- "Miss Kitty"

Adam Lopez & The San Joaquin Valley Boys- 

"Get The Truck Off The Lawn"

Jittery Jack (with Miss Amy Griffin & Annabelle Lord-Patey)-

"My Heart Calls Out To You"

Chris Ruest- "Too Cool For School"

Babe Miller- "My New Guitar"

Charley Crockett- "Lil' Girl's Name"

Marcel Riesco- "Let's Get Goin'"

Dave Alvin & Jimmie Dale Gilmore- "Downey To Lubbock"

 

instru-Mental Breakdown:

Roy Clark- "Chicken Wire"

The Beat From Palookaville- "The Whip"

 

Patsy Cline- "Gotta Lot Of Rhythm In My Soul"

Loretta Lynn- "Wine Women & Song"

 

Heavy Hitter Triple Threat:

Jerry Reed- "Bessie Baby"

Gene Vincent & His Blue Caps- "Crazy Legs"

Elvis Presley- "Guitar Man/ What I'd Say"

 

Jerry Williams- "Darlin' Nelly Grey"

Greyhounds- "No Other Woman"

Jesse Dayton- "Hurtin' Behind The Pine Curtain"

Jerry Lee Lewis- "Chantilly Lace" (live from Austin, TX)

 

Outro Music Bed:  Jerry Lee Lewis- "High School Confidential"

May 21, 2018
Train themed show/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 05-14-18
57:03

Climb aboard and ride the rails with Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour this week as we play an hour of songs about trains!  We'll hear from Johnny Cash, Jesse Dayton, TJ Mayes, Dale Watson, Marty Stuart, Elvis Presley, John Fogerty, James Intveld, Kenny Vaughan, Wanda Jackson, The Malpass Brothers, Brian Setzer Orcestra, Jeff Beck with Darrel Higham, Josh Hi-Fi & The Rhythm Kings, Little Junior Parker and Johnny Burnette & The Rock N Roll Trio!  All Aboard!!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

James Intveld- "Folsom Prison Blues"

Kenny Vaughan- "Train Of Love"

Vintage 70's Lionel train commercial with Johnny Cash

Johnny Cash- "Loading Coal"

Johnny Cash- "The Blue Train"

Little Junior's Blue Flames- "Mystery Train"

Elvis Presley- "Frankfort Special"

Josh Hi-Fi & The Rhythm Kings- "Old 109"

Jeff Beck (with Darrel Higham)- "Train Kept A Rollin'"

John Fogerty- "Big Train (From Memphis)"

Brian Setzer Orchestra- "Trouble Train"

Dale Watson & The Texas Three- "Gotherburg Train"

Marty Stuart- "Ghost Train Four-Oh-Ten"

TJ Mayes- "Boxcar Star"

Bill Haley & His Comets- "Chattanooga Choo Choo"

Jesse Dayton- "Train Of Dreams"

Johnny Burnette & The Rock 'N' Roll Trio- "Lonesome Train"

Wanda Jackson- "Wabash Cannonball"

The Malpass Brothers- "Railroad Man"

 

Outro Music Bed:  The Ventures- "Wabash Cannonball"

May 14, 2018
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 05-07-18
57:01

John Paul Keith provides 2 new songs this week...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, Eddie & 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!!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"


Motel Mirrors- "The Man Who Comes Around"

John Paul Keith- "Leave Them Girls Alone"

Elvis Presley- "Tiger Man"

Eddie & The Head-Starts- "Rock Everybody"

The Gold Stars- "No One To Blame"

Marcel Riesco- "Runnin' Fool"

The Go Getters- "Thunderbird"

The Delta Bombers- "Pressure and Time"


instru-Mental Breakdown:

The Ventures- "Driving Guitars (Ventures Twist)"

Venturesmania- "The Lonely Matador"


Ray Black & The Flying Carpets- "Big Boy Rock"

Betty James- "I'm A Little Mixed Up"


Heavy Hitter Triple Threat:

Muddy Waters- "Trouble No More"

Mud Morganfield with Kim Wilson- "I Want To Be Loved"

Sleepy LaBeef- "Young Fashioned Ways"


Webb Wilder- "Make That Move"

BR5-49- "Cherokee Boogie"

Slim Sandy & The Hillbilly Boppers- "Done Gone"

Warner Mack- "Roc-A-Chicka"


Outro Music Bed:  James Wilsey- "The Rattler"

May 07, 2018
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 04-30-18
57:03

We hear hot new tunes from Cherry Divine, The Skinny Teens, Sultans Of Jungle, Aisha Khan, Chris Ruest (with Marti Brom), Barrence Whitfield & The Savages, The Wise Guyz and Johnny 7 & The Black Crabs on this week's 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 more!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Cherry Divine- "Firecracker"

Johnny Cash & June Carter Cash- "Long-Legged Guitar-Pickin' Man"

The Skinny Teens- "Jessy Lee"

Shorty Jetson & The Racketeers- "East Bound & Down"

Sultans Of Jungle- "Turn Me Loose"

Dale Watson- "I Can't Bear It"

Truly Lover Trio- "Twice Sorry"

Buck Owens- "I've Got A Tiger By The Tail"

James Intveld- "All The Way From Memphis"

Aisha Khan- "Wolf At My Door"

Chris Ruest (with Marti Brom)- "Mind Out That Gutter"

Barrence Whitfield & The Savages- "Tall, Black & Bitter"

 

Heavy Hitter Triple Threat:

Link Wray- "Dixie Doodle"

Dick Dale- "Rumble"

Los Straitjackets- "Jack The Ripper"

 

Mike Teardrop Trio- "Living Too Fast"

Celine Lee- "I'm So Done With You"

The Wise Guyz- "Hi-Class Mama"

Johnny 7 & The Black Crabs- "Shake It Loose"

 

Outro Music Bed: Link Wray- "Blueberry Hill"

Apr 30, 2018
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 04-23-18
57:03

Summer isn't too far away so we spin the latest 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 & rockers from Ronnie Dawson, Rudy Grayzell, Crazy Cavan & The Rhythm Rockers (with Linda Gail Lewis), Donny Young (Johnny Paycheck), our instru-Mental Breakdown and our Heavy Hitter Triple Threat featuring Bo Diddley and covers from Dion and Chris Isaak!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Ronnie Dawson- "Knock Down Drag Out"

Crazy Cavan & The Rhythm Rockers (w/ Linda Gail Lewis on piano)- "Rhythm Rockin' Blues"

Johnny Horton- "The First Train Headin' South"

Ruby Ann- "I Want A Lover"

Donny Young (Johnny Paycheck)- "Shakin' The Blues"

The Bullets- "Somethin' Real Good"

The Rhythm Preachers- "Squeeze Me Baby"

Billy Burnette- "Nothin' To Do (And All Night To Do It)"

 

instru-Mental Breakdown:

Frankie & The Pool Boys- "Ewa On The Beach"

Don Diego Trio- "Django With Twango"

 

The Raging Teens- "Drinkin' Age"

Danny B. Harvey & Annie Marie Lewis- "Reckless, Wild & Crazy"

 

Heavy Hitter Triple Threat

Bo Diddley- "Don't Let It Go"

Chris Isaak- "Diddley Daddy"

Dion- "Who Do You Love"

 

Rockbottom James & The Detonators- "Burn Rubber Burn"

The Cable Bugs- "My Cat's Cat's Gone"

Rudy Grayzell- "You're Gone"

 

Outro Music Bed:  James Wilsey- "El Dorado"

Apr 23, 2018
Nashville Boogie Spotlight/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 04-16-18
59:05

It's all about the BOOGIE on this week's Rockabilly N Blues "Boogie" Hour!  We hear from just some of the many great artists performing at this year's Nashville Boogie Vintage Weekender & Car Show!  We've got a great mix of new and classic artists...and all in between!  Put your dancin' shoes on and get ready to boogie!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"


Narvel Felts- "Cry Baby Cry"

The Greasemarks- "Cobwebs"

Colton Turner- "Saturday Night"

Larry Collins- "Whistle Bait"

Deke Dickerson & The Ecco-Fonics- "Red Headed Woman"

Tav Falco & Panter Burns- "Bertha Lou"

Willie & The Hi-Rollers- "Sad 'N Lonely"

Levi Dexter & The Gretsch Brothers- "You're My Baby"

Charlie Hightone & The Rock-It's- "Let's Rock Tonite"

The Polecats- "Boppin' High School Baby"

Royce Porter- "Lookin'"

Eddie & Thee Scorpions- "I Have Problems"

Hillbilly Moon Explosion- "Depression"

The Tremors- "Old Fashioned Hillbilly Feud"

The Planet Rockers- "Truck Drivers Rock"

Celine Lee- "Cat Fight"

Little Lesley & The Bloodshots- "Doin' Fine"

The Paladins- "Hot Rod Rockin"

McKinley James- "Goodbye Baby"

The Hi-Jivers- "Get My Way"

The Rocketz- "Dig The Way I Roll"

Lara Hope & The Ark-Tones- "Hotel Yorba"


Outro Music Bed:  The Planet Rockers- "Rampage"

Apr 16, 2018
Jackslacks co-host!/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 04-09-18
57:05

San Diego rockabilly roots-rocker Jackslacks co-hosts this week's Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour!  He handpicks tunes from Buzz Campbell, The Beat Farmers, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, The Paladins, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Johnny Burnette & The Rock N Roll Trio, Dead Engines, Stray Cats, Billy Bacon, Nobody's Business, The Blasters, Cathouse Thumpers and we spin 2 tracks from his latest Earthling Sessions release!  Lots of great stories and music in store for you this hour!!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"


Buzz Campbell- "Crazy When She Drinks"

The Beat Farmers- "Lost Weekend"

Jackslacks- "Come Home With Me"

The Paladins- "Let's Buzz"

The Fabulous Thunderbirds- "She's Tuff"

Cathouse Thumpers- "Our Neck Of The Woods"

Jerry Lee Lewis- "Break Up"

The Blasters- "No Other Girl"

Nobody's Business- "If I Didn't"

Carl Perkins- "Matchbox"

Dead Engines- "Lonely Girl"

Stray Cats- "How Long You Wanna Live Anyway"

Billy Bacon- "Toe To Toe"

Jackslacks- "Back In The Mix"

Johnny Burnette & The Rock 'n' Roll Trio- "Rock Billy Boogie"


Outro Music Bed:  The Blasters- "Boneyard"

Apr 09, 2018
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 04-02-18
57:03

Time to rev up the jukebox with new tracks from Joshua Hedley ("Mr. Jukebox"), Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives, The Delta Bombers, Little Lesley & The Bloodshots plus rockers from Chuck Mead, TJ Mayes, Gene Summers, The Sirocco Bros., Nikki Lane, Elvis Presley and an answer song from LaVern Baker, our instru-Mental Breakdown and more!  Plus, our Heavy Hitter Triple Threat segment this week is about The Blasters with covers by Janis Martin and Sonny Burgess!!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

The Delta Bombers- "Let Her Go"

Lucky Marcell & The Ramblin' Three- "Rock & Roll Rhythm"

Little Lesley & The Bloodshots- "For Your Love"

Gene Summers- "Tennessee Saturday Night"

The Sirocco Bros.- "Bop"

Jerry Landis (Paul Simon)- "Lone Teen Ranger"

Modern Don Juans- "Turned Out A Fool"

TJ Mayes- "Dig It Up"

 

instru-Mental Breakdown

Larry Scott (w/ James Burton, Glen D. Hardin, etc.)- "Six Days On The Road"

Marco Di Maggio- "All Aboard, Cats"

 

Joshua Hedley- "Mr. Jukebox"

Chuck Mead- "Short Goodbye"

 

Heavy Hitter Triple Threat

The Blasters- "I Don't Want To"

Janis Martin- "Long White Cadillac"

Sonny Burgess with Dave Alvin- "Flattop Joint"

 

Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives- "Homesick"

Nikki Lane- "Funnel Of Love"

Elvis Presley- "Little Sister"

LaVern Baker- "Hey Memphis"

 

Outro Music Bed:  Danny B. Harvey- "Honky Tonk Barbie"

Apr 02, 2018
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 03-26-18
57:09

This week we play some tracks from a few of the artists coming to the New England Shake-Up including NEW tracks from Barrence Whitfield & The Savages and The Doel Brothers!  Plus our instru-Mental Breakdown features the surf sounds of The Sabres and The Surfrajettes (both coming to New England Shake-Up) and we also hear NEW tunes from Shakedown Tim & The Rhythm Revue, SaraLee, Gone Hepsville and The Nut Jumpers (feat. Jake Calypso).  Our Heavy Hitter Triple Threat Segment is about Waylon Jennings with covers from both Webb Wilder and The Fabulous Thunderbirds.  We also pay tribute to Tilford Sellers who passed away way too young on January 28th.

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Jittery Jack- "Gonna Have A Time"

The Doel Brothers- "New England In The Fall (Let's Have A Ball)"

Barrence Whitfield & The Savages- "Let's Go To Mars"

Colton Turner- "I Miss You Baby"

Red Hot 'n' Blue- "She Got Back On That Train"

Jimmy Deberry- "Time Has Made A Difference"

Conway Twitty- "Shake It Up"

Tilford Sellers- "Get Ready"

SaraLee- "Hey Bartender"

Gone Hepsville- "Gimme Gimme"

 

instru-Mental Breakdown

The Surfrajettes- "Cha Cha Heels"

The Sabres- "Chicken Pluckin'"

 

Heavy Hitter Triple Threat

Waylon Jennings- "My Bay Walks All Over Me"

The Fabulous Thunderbirds- "Only Daddy That'll Walk The Line"

Webb Wilder- "Nashville Bum"

 

Shakedown Tim & The Rhythm Revue- "Drop You Like A Bad Habit"

Jackie Brenston- "Trouble Up The Road"

The Nut Jumpers- "No Good, No Good"

Bloodshot Bill- "Going To The Shake-Up"

 

Outro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer Orchestra- "Mr. Jazzer Gone Surfin'"

 

 

 

Mar 26, 2018
Danielle Colby Ameripolitan wrap-up and Puerto Rico relief efforts! Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 03-19-18
57:01

Danielle Colby from History Channel's American Pickers joins us on Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour again this week.  We discuss her experience co-hosting the 5th Annual Ameripolitan Music Awards as well as her relief efforts to Puerto Rico with Jeremy Scheuch.  We'll also hear tunes from some of the winners at the awards show: Chris Scruggs, The Go-Getters, Bailey Dee, Luke Bell, The Carolyn Sills Combo and Al Dual plus rockin' tunes from Jason D. Williams, Dickie Lee, Matthew & Gunnar Nelson, Johnny Cash, Rosie Flores, Jesse Dayton and Dale Watson!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Bailey Dee- "Too Long"

Al Dual- "Call EO To Pray"

The Carolyn Sills Combo- "Lorene"

Luke Bell- "All Blue"

The Go-Getters- "Long Black Shiny Car"

Jason D. Williams- "Fingernails"

 

Danielle Colby segment 1

Dickie Lee- "Good Lovin"

Danielle Colby segment 2

Chris Scruggs- "Ain't Got Time"

Danielle Colby segment 3

Matthew & Gunnar Nelson- "Milk Cow Blues"

Danielle Colby segment 4

Johnny Cash & Tom Petty- "I Won't Back Down"
Danielle Colby segment 5
Dale Watson & The Texas Two- "Johnny At The Door"
 
Rosie Flores- "Crazy Mixed Emotions"
Jesse Dayton- "Both Sides Of The Line"
 
Outro Music Bed:  Rosie Flores- "Surf Demon #5"
 
Mar 19, 2018
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 03-12-18
57:03

We hear NEW tunes from Squirrel Nut Zippers (first new album in 18 years), JD Wilkes, Jackslacks, Outlawed & The Hollow Bodies plus our instru-Mental Breakdown, our Heavy Hitter Triple Threat segment spotlighting Wanda Jackson and covers from Rosie Flores & Cyndi Lauper, rockers from Kid Ramos (with Big Sandy), Restless and more!  Plus, we pay tribute to Billy Hancock and Preston Shannon who both passed away January 22nd, 2018.  

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Restless- "There I Was Gone"

Jackslacks- "Your Time Has Come"

Kid Ramos (with Big Sandy)- "Guitar Player"

John Lee Hooker- "Shake Holler & Run"

The Blasters- "Rock And Roll Will Stand"

Squirrel Nut Zippers- "Karnival Joe (From Kokomo)"

JD Wilkes- "Walk Between The Raindrops"

 

Heavy Hitter Triple Threat:

Wanda Jackson- "Man We Had A Party"

Rosie Flores- "Rock Your Baby"

Cyndi Lauper- "Funnel Of Love"

 

Dion- "I Got My Eyes On You"

Outlawed & The Hollow Bodies- "Slap Back"

Bill Wyman's Rhythm Kings- "Flatfoot Sam"

 

instru-Mental Breakdown:

Eddie Cochran- "Guitar Blues"

Los Straitjackets- "Sterno"

 

Billy Hancock & The Tennessee Rockets- "Rockabilly Fever"

Preston Shannon- "Easy Money"

Ricky Nelson- "You Tear Me Up"

 

Outro Music Bed:  Duane Eddy- "Nashville Stomp"

 

 

Mar 12, 2018
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 03-05-18
57:01

Several new tunes on this week's Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour from The Delta Bombers, Chris Ruest, Ten Bob Millionaires, The Go-Getters and Danny Fisher (with The Houserockers and Claire Hamlin).  We hear our instru-Mental Breakdown including the first single released on Sun Records and our Heavy Hitter Triple Threat honoring Carl Perkins with covers from his son, Stan Perkins, and Sir Paul McCartney (who also talks about his cover of "Movie Magg").  Plus, we spin rockers from Dave Edmunds, Howlin' Wolf, Elvis Presley, Reverend Horton Heat, Big Sandy & His Fly Rite Boys, Lara Hope & The Ark-Tones and more!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"


The Go-Getters- "Love & Hate"

Shakin' Stevens & The Sunsets- "Spirit Of Woodstock"

Dave Edmunds- "Let's Talk About Us"

Ten Bob Millionaires- "Bad News Travels Fast"

Danny Fisher with The Houserockers and Claire Hamlin- "Love Bug Crawl"

Chris Ruest- "Nobody Cares"

Howlin' Wolf- "Baby Ride With Me (take 3)

Elvis Presley- "Tryin' To Get To You"


instru-Mental Breakdown:

Johnny London- "Flat Tire"

Bo Diddley- "Fireball"


The Delta Bombers- "Jump Back Baby"

Skinny Teens- "Blow My Bop"


Heavy Hitter Triple Threat:

Carl Perkins- "Honky Tonk Gal"

Paul McCartney on Carl and "Movie Magg"

Paul McCartney- "Movie Magg"

Stan Perkins- "Matchbox"


Lara Hope & The Ark-Tones- "Dr. Bartender"

Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys- "Let Her Know"

Reverend Horton Heat- "Smell Of Gasoline"


Outro Music Bed:  Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys- "Strollin' With Mary Jane"

Mar 05, 2018
Cover Charge Included Show 4/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 02-26-18
57:00

It's our 4th annual Cover Charge Included show!!  All cover tunes...all hour long.  This time, we hear the Di Maggio Connection covering Talking Heads, Lara Hope & The Ark-Tones covering Motorhead, Levi Dexter & Steve Hooker covering Johnny Thunders, John Lindberg Trio covering Bruce Springsteen, The Baseballs covering Michael Jackson, James Intveld covering Crazy Cavan, Jerry Lee Lewis covering Roy Orbison, our instru-Mental Breakdown with Link Wray covering Duane Eddy and Duane Eddy covering Link Wray and SOOOO much more!!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

The Delta Bombers- "Run Through The Jungle"

Eilen Jewell- "Don't Leave Poor Me"

Darrel Higham- "The EP Express"

Marcel Bontempi- "Cat Man"

Chuck Meade- "Girl On The Billboard"

James Intveld- "Crazy Rhythm"

Jerry Lee Lewis- "Oooby Dooby"

Lee Rocker- "Whiskey River"

 

instru-Mental Breakdown

Link Wray- "Rebel Rouser"

Duane Eddy- "Rumble"

 

Alice Jayne- "Crazy"

Levi Dexter & Steve Hooker- "Downtown"

Los Straitjackets with Reverend Horton Heat- "Down The Line"

The Baseballs- "Bad"

John Lindberg Trio- "I'm On Fire"

Di Maggio Connection- "Road To Nowhere"

Lara Hope & The Ark-Tones- "Rock 'n' Roll"

Marty Stuart- "Cry, Cry, Cry"

 

Outro Music Bed:  Eddie Angel- "Deuces Wild"

 

Feb 26, 2018
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 02-19-18
57:02

In honor of Stray Cats reuniting for the upcoming Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend, we've got 3 tracks from them throughout the show including involvement in the instru-Mental Breakdown and the Heavy Hitter Triple Threat segment spotlighting Eddie Cochran.  We hear a cover from Darrel Higham in that segment as well.  New songs from Jackslacks, Kim Wilson, Sonny West, Scotty Baker and Colton Turner appear on the show plus rockers from The Shakin' Pyramids,, Cliff Richard, Al Casey, Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin and lots more!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Stray Cats- "Mystery Train Kept A Rollin'"

Al Casey- "(Got The) Teenage Blues"

Sonny West- "Screamin' (Fiesta En Calella Al Sol)"

Cliff Richard- "Move It"

Colton Turner- "How Many Times"

Hot Rod 56- "Grab The Bull"

Johnny Kidd & The Pirates- "Growl"

The Retrobaits- "Hey Mister Bottle"

 

instru-Mental Breakdown

Merle Travis & Joe Maphis- "Mainstreet Breakdown"

Stray Cats- "Sleepwalk"

 

Kim Wilson- "No Love In My Heart"

Dave Alvin & Phil Alvin- "Sit Down Baby"

 

Heavy Hitter Triple Threat"

Eddie Cochran- "Jeanie, Jeanie, Jeanie"

Darrel Higham- "Sweetie Pie"

Stray Cats- "Somethin' Else"

 

Jackslacks- "The 92107"

Scotty Baker- "Back To The Country"

The Shakin' Pyramids- "Too N-N-N-Nervous To Rock"

Si Cranstoun- "Big Bess"

 

Outro Music Bed:  Katmen- "Kill The Switch"

 

 

Feb 19, 2018
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 02-12-18
57:04

How about a newly released Link Wray single as part of our instru-Mental Breakdown (along with Redd Volkaert) this week on Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour?!  We'll also hear the Heavy Hitter Triple Threat segment featuring Buddy Holly and cover Holly covers from Dion and the late Pat Dinizio.  Plus, our Ameripolitan Music Awards Spotlight has tunes from Art Adams, Luke Bell, Don Diego Trio, Wayne Hancock (with Rose Sinclair) and Brian Setzer!  We'll also spin tunes from Jason D. Williams, Elvis Presley, Million Sellers, Junior Brown, Matthew & Gunnar Nelson, James Intveld, Johnny Cash, Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys and Vince & The Sun Boppers!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

James Intveld- "Standin' On A Rock"

Jason D. Williams- "Honky Tonk Hardwood Floor"

Matthew & Gunnar Nelson- "It's Late"

Johnny Cash- "Big River"

Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys- "Different Girl"

 

instru-Mental Breakdown:

Link Wray- "Son Of Rumble"

Redd Volkaert- "The Buck Stops Here"

 

Heavy Hitter Triple Threat:

Buddy Holly- "Baby Won't You Come Out Tonight"

Dion- "Oh Boy"

Pat Dinizio- "That'll Be The Day"

 

Ameripolitan Music Awards Spotlight:

Don Diego Trio- "Daddy's On A Freight Train"

Wayne Hancock (with Rose Sinclair)- "Over Easy"

Brian Setzer- "Runaway Boys" (live)

Luke Bell- "Working Man's Dream"

Art Adams- "Dancing Doll"

 

Million Sellers- "Hillbilly Bop Rhythm & Blues"

Elvis Presley- "Don't Be Cruel"

Vince & The Sun Boppers- "One Love"

Junior Brown- "Catfish & Collard Greens"

 

Outro Music Bed:  Vince & The Sun Boppers- "Frank's Barber Shop"

Feb 12, 2018
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 02-05-18
57:03

How about NEW tracks from Dale Watson and Chris Ruest plus our Heavy Hitter Triple Threat Segment highlighting Johnny Horton with covers from Deke Dickerson and Sleepy LaBeef.  Plus, we get our Ameripolitan Music Awards Spotlight and rockers from George Jones, Billy Lee Riley, The Starlight Drifters (featuring Chris Casello), The Sharps (featuring Duane Eddy) and lots more!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

The Starlight Drifters- "The Way I Walk"

The Sharps (with Duane Eddy)- "Have Love Will Travel"

Ruby Ann- "Do Right Mama"

The Desperados- "Gave Her My Heart (Now I Want It Back)"

High Steppers- "He's Nowhere"

Bill Haley & His Comets- "(We're Gonna) Rock Around The Clock"

Gene Taylor & C.C. Jerome's Jet Setters- "Motorhead Baby"

 

Heavy Hitter Triple Threat:

Johnny Horton- "Lover's Rock"

Deke Dickerson & The Sex-Phonics- "The Train With The Rumba Beat"

Sleepy LaBeef- "I'm Coming Home"

 

Ameripolitan Music Awards Spotlight:

The Country Side Of Harmonica Sam- "Cry Me A River"

The Reverend Horton Heat- "Spend A Night In The Box"

Asleep At The Wheel (feat. Katie Shore)- "It's All Your Fault

Josh Hi-Fi Sorheim & The The Rhythm Kings- "Step It Up & Go"

The Go-Getters- "Jump"

 

Chris Ruest- "I Quit"

Billy Lee Riley with the Bellhops- "I Hear You Knockin'"

Dale Watson- "Blackjack"

George Jones- "Just Little Boy Blue"

 

Outro Music Bed:  Danny B. Harvey- "Cattin' Around"

Feb 05, 2018
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 01-29-18
57:04

We spin the latest tunes from Portuguese Pedro, JD McPherson, Nate Gibson, the instru-Mental Breakdown returns, a couple of studio alternate takes from Little Richard, rockers from The Delta Bombers, Marty Stuart with Johnny Cash, Chris Isaak, Eddie Cochran, our Ameripolitan Music Awards Spotlight with Jerry Phillips talking about his father Sam Phillips and lots more!!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Portuguese Pedro- "Enchilada Boogie"

JD McPherson- "Under The Spell Of City Lights"

Little Richard- "Rip It Up" (takes 1 and 3)

Chris Isaak- "Love The Way You Kiss Me"

Eddie Cochran- "One Kiss"

Nate Gibson- "Got Another Baby"

The Delta Bombers- "Mississippi Bayou"

The Paladins- "How Long You Gonna Tease Me"

 

instru-Mental Breakdown:

Kenichi Yamaguchi- "Ghost Rider"

The Atlantics- "Chantilly Lace"

 

Ameripolitan Music Awards Spotlight:

Dale Watson & His Lonestars (spotlight on drummer Mike Bernal)- "Lubbock Boy"

The 24th Street Wailers (featuring Lindsay Beaver)- "Can't Fight It"

Jerry Phillips on his dad Sam Phillips

Jackie Brenston & His Delta Cats- "Rocket 88"

Scott H. Biram- "Backdoor Man"

 

Marty Stuart with Johnny Cash- "Doin' My Time"

Foster & Lloyd- "Crazy Over You"

Billy Lee Riley- "Rock With Me Baby"

 

Outro Music Bed:  Sonny Burgess- "Thunderbird"

Jan 29, 2018
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 01-22-18
57:05

We've got an action packed hour this week with a NEW single from The Raging Teens (first new material in 18 years!) from Swelltune Records!  Plus, we swing another Heavy Hitter Triple Threat segment around Johnny Burnette & The Rock N Roll Trio and a new Ameripolitan Music Awards Spotlight with tracks from Chris Scruggs, Whitney Rose, The Carolyn Sills Combo, The Farmer & Adele and Anita O'Night & The Mercury Trio!  We also spin rockers from John Lindberg Trio, Gene Summers, Webb Wilder, The Polecats, Gizzelle, Hillbilly Casino, The Blasters, Janis Martin and more!!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Gene Summers- "School Of Rock 'N Roll"

Webb Wilder- "Move On Down The Line"

Gizzelle (feat. Alex Vargas)- "Pretty Good Love"

Hillbilly Casino- "Give It All Up For You"

Janis Martin- "Let's Elope Baby"

The Raging Teens- "Taco Party"

Jittery Jack- "Dance Adrianne Dance"

 

Heavy Hitter Triple Threat

Johnny Burnette & The Rock 'N' Roll Trio- "Your Baby Blue Eyes"

Stray Cats- "Tear It Up"

Robert Gordon- "Rock Billy Boogie"

 

Ameripolitan Music Awards Spotlight

Chris Scruggs- "Two Door Ford"

Carolyn Sills Combo- "Big Canoe"

Anita O'Night & The Mercury Trio- "My Way Back Home"

The Farmer & Adele- "Gone Long Gone"

Whitney Rose- "Arizona"

 

The Blasters- "Love Is My Business"

John Lindberg Trio- "Sweet Love"

Mouse Zinn (with Darrel Higham)- "Don't Need No Star In Heaven"

The Polecats- "Bang Bang"

 

Outro Music Bed:  The Polecats- "Spaghetti Bollock Naked"

Jan 22, 2018
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 01-15-18
57:00

We start a new segment called "Heavy Hitter, Triple Threat" where we have a triple play including a legacy artist and 2 more acts covering that artist.  This time we hear "The Man In Black" Johnny Cash along with Cash covers from Raul Malo and Hayden Thompson.  We also get another Ameripolitan Music Awards spotlight with Levi Dexter, Mike Penny & His Moonshiners, The Rhyolite Sound, Charley Crockett and The Kokomo Kings.  Plus, hear NEW tunes from The Lincolns, Scotty Baker, Kyle Lacy & The Harlem River Noise, Kim Wilson, The Highjivers and rockers from Brenda Lee, Darrel Higham and more!!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 
Darrel Higham- "Save Me With Your Kiss"
Kyle Lacy & The Harlem River Noise- "Whiskey Blues"
Carl Perkins- "Rockin' Record Hop"
Charlie Feathers- "Get With It"
The Malpass Brothers- "Caught In The Middle"
Kim Wilson- "Mean Old Frisco"
The Highjivers- "I Can't Believe It"
 
Heavy Hitters, Triple Threat segment:
Johnny Cash- "Rollin' Free"
Raul Malo- "I Guess Things Happen That Way"
Hayden Thompson- "Hey Porter"
 
Ameripolitan Music Awards Spotlight:
Mike Penny & His Moonshiners- "Jump Jack Jump"
Levi Dexter & The Gretsch Brothers- "Oakie Boogie"
The Rhyolite Sound- "Too Late For Love"
Charley Crockett- "Night Train To Memphis"
The Kokomo Kings- "You Need A Little Dirt (To Make The Grass Grow)"
 
Scotty Baker- "Lady Killer"
The Lincolns- "Hundred Dollar Bill"
Brenda Lee- "The Stroll"
 
Outro Music Bed: Charlie Feathers- "Chicken Plucker"
Jan 15, 2018
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 01-08-18
57:03

We begin a segment on the show this week called "Ameripolitan Music Awards Spotlight" where we will spin a track from some of the 2018 nominees.  We'll continue this throughout the year.  This week, we hear from Jenny Don't & The Spurs, Al Dual, Lily Locksmith, Kyle Eldridge and Andrea Coburn (with Mud Moseley).  Plus, we get new tracks from Cousin Harley, Billy Burnette, rockers from Elvis Presley, Dion, Gene Vincent, requests for Deke Dickerson and Lara Hope & The Ark-Tones, our instru-Mental Breakdown returns and lots more!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"


Billy Burnette- "She's Burning The Honk Tonks Down"

Cousin Harley- "Cincinnati Lou"

Elvis Presley-  "Dixieland Rock"

Charlie Gracie- "Cool Baby"

Dion- "The Apollo King"

Deke Dickerson- "Bop Wax"

Lara Hope & The Ark-Tones- "I'm The One"

BR549- "No Train To Memphis"


instru-Mental Breakdown:

Gringo Motel- "Copy That"

John Fogerty- "Just Pickin'"


Ameripolitan Music Awards Spotlight:

Jenny Don't & The Spurs- "Paso Del Norte"

Lily Locksmith- "Player"

Andrea Colburn & Mud Moseley- "Dark River"

Kyle Eldridge- "Get Up & Leave This Town"

Al Dual- "Who Rocks The Chicken"


Celine Lee- "I'll See Ya...Never"

Gene Vincent- "Five Feet Of Lovin'"

Werly Fairburn- "Everybody's Rockin'"

Chris Ruest- "You Ain't Right"


Outro Music Bed:  Eddie Angel- "Dueces Wild"

Jan 08, 2018
JD McPherson interview/ Rockabilly N Blues 01-01-2018
57:03

JD McPherson joins us this week as we discuss moving to Nashville, recording at the historic RCA Studio B for his latest album on New West Records and more!  We'll hear tunes from his new album, songs he's performed on and more!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

JD McPherson- "Crazy Horse"

Interview segment 1

JD McPherson- "Undivided Heart & Soul"

Interview segment 2

JD McPherson & Pokey LaFarge- "Good Old Oklahoma"

The Starkweather Boys- "Little Mae"

Interview segment 3

JD McPherson- "Hunting For Sugar"

Shovels & Rope (with JD McPherson)- "Nobody Takes The Place Of You"

Interview segment 4

JD McPherson- "Bloodhound Rock"

Interview segment 5

The Cactus Blossoms- "Mississippi"

Interview segment 6

Pat Cupp- "I Guess It's Meant That Way"

Jimmy Sutton's Four Charms- "Up Jumped The Devil"

Eddie Angel- "So How Come (No One Loves Me)"

 

Outro Music Bed: Link Wray- "Heartbreak Hotel"

Jan 01, 2018
Christmas show with guests Tom Brown & Brian Mayes from Nashville Elvis Festival
56:59

It's our annual "ALL CHRISTMAS" show and this year I bring friends Tom Brown & Brian Mayes from the Nashville Elvis Festival in to help me celebrate.  We catch up on plans for the 2018 festival, favorite Graceland Christmas memories and more!  We of course spin some tracks from the latest Elvis Presley with The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra release as well as a NEW Christmas single by The Mavericks plus other festive tunes from Chris Isaak, Johnny Cash, Joel Paterson, Dale Watson, Bobby Helms, Dion and lots more! Plus, we hear a snippet of an interview with Brenda Lee recorded at the 2017 Nashville Elvis Festival talking about "Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree"!  Pour some eggnog, find a comfy blanket and crank up this holiday show as we keep you company for an hour!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"


Chris Isaak- "Rudolph, The Red-Nosed Reindeer"

The Mavericks- "Christmas Time Is (Coming 'Round Again)"

Elvis Presley with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra- "Blue Christmas"

Dale Watson- "You Can Call Me Nick"

Brenda Lee on "Rockin' Around..."

Brenda Lee- "Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree"

Nathan Belt & The Buckles- "Santa Bring My Baby Back To Me"

Elvis Presley with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra- "Winter Wonderland"

Dion- "Christmas Baby Please Come Home"

Johnny Cash- "The Little Drummer Boy"

Johnny Horton- "They Shined Up Rudolph's Nose"

instru-Mental Breakdown:


Joel Paterson- 
"White Christmas"


Los Straitjackets-
 "Feliz Navidad"

 

Bobby Helms- "Jingle Bell Rock"

Del Reeves- "Twisting Santa Claus"

Elvis Presley with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra- "Santa Claus Is Back In Town"


Outro Music Bed: Los Straitjackets- "Jingle Bells"

Dec 22, 2017
Rockabilly N Blues 12-18-17
57:00

The great Fats Domino unfortunately passed away on October 24 at 89 years old.  His musical legacy and influence is strong and will be felt for generations.  We hear a couple of songs from Fats including a Christmas tune to kick it off plus covers from Buddy Holly, Rosie Flores and Linda Gail Lewis.  We also hear Christmas tracks from Ricky Nelson, Ricky's sons Matthew & Gunnar, Rocky Burnette, Elvis Presley with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Miss Mary Ann & The Ragtime Wranglers plus a Christmas instru-Mental Breakdown with Joel Paterson, Reverend Horton Heat and Danny B. Harvey & Annie Marie Lewis.  We also hear from 2018 Ameripolitan nominees Matt & The Peabody Ducks, The Twilight Drifters and rockers from Little Richard, Eilen Jewell, TJ Mayes and Colton Turner!!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Block of Domino's:

Fats Domino- "Please Come Home For Christmas"

Fats Domino- "I'm Ready"

Rosie Flores- "I'm Walkin'"

Buddy Holly- "Valley Of Tears"

Linda Gail Lewis- "Wait & See"

 

Ricky Nelson- "Jingle Bells"

Matthew & Gunnar Nelson- "Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree"

Johnny Burnette Christmas greeting

Rocky Burnette- "Run Rudolph Run"

Colton Turner- "Rock-A-Bye"

Eilen Jewell- "You'll Be Mine"

TJ Mayes- "In My Head"

Del Reeves- "Girl On The Billboard"

Red Simpson- "Nitro Express"

 

instru-Mental Breakdown

Joel Paterson- "I've Got My Love To Keep Me Warm"

Reverend Horton Heat- "Winter Wonderland"

Danny B. Harvey & Annie Marie Lewis- "Christmas Guitar Boogie"

 

Elvis Presley with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra- "Silver Bells"

Miss Mary & The Ragtime Wranglers- "Boogie Woogie Santa Claus"

Matt & The Peabody Ducks- "Gal Of My Dreams"

The Twilight Drifters- "Dirty Dirty Feeling"

Little Richard- "Miss Ann (Take 6)"

 

Outro Music Bed:  Eddie Angel- "Toe Rag Rumble"

Dec 18, 2017
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 12-11-17
57:01

We have more Christmas tunes sprinkled in the mix including a NEW track from Joel Paterson!  We also have interview snippets with Billy Burnette talking about his "Hey Daddy" release when he was 7 years old (backed by Ricky Nelson's band) and with Norbert Putnam talking about recording "Merry Christmas Baby" with Elvis and him famously saying "wake up, Put" toward the end of the recording.  Plus, we spin "Pretty Paper" by the recently released project by Roy Orbison & The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.  And...we hear John Fogerty pay tribute to his late friend Tom Petty, Road Kings cover John Fogerty, Jerry Lee Lewis (with John Fogerty) cover Creedence, new tracks from the Highjivers, Los High Tops with Chantilly Lace Vincent, Elvis covers from Jake Calypso, Dean Z and Carl Bradychok and more!!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

John Lindberg Trio- "Stuck With The Sleigh"

Straight Eights- "Merry, Merry Christmas"

The Highjivers- "Knee High & Risin'"

Scotty Baker- "Last Hurrah"

Los High Tops with Chantilly Lace Vincent- "Hot Rod Mama"

Billy Burnette on "Hey Daddy"

Billy Burnette- "Hey Daddy (I'm Gonna Tell Santa On You)"

Joel Paterson- "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus"

Road Kings- "Travelin' Band"

John Fogerty- "I Won't Back Down" (live in Las Vegas)

Jerry Lee Lewis with John Fogerty- "Bad Moon Rising"

Brian Setzer Orchestra- "Here Comes Santa Claus"

Roy Orbison with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra- "Pretty Paper"

Jake Calypso- "Flaming Star"

Carl Bradychok- "I'm Coming Home"

Dean Z- "Just Because"

Norbert Putnam on playing on "Merry Christmas Baby" with Elvis in the studio

Elvis Presley- "Merry Christmas Baby"

 

Outro Music Bed: Los Straitjackets- "Let It Snow"

Dec 11, 2017
New tunes, Connor Rocket reviews JD, Christmas rockers and more! Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 12-04-17
57:02

We get new tracks from Cousin Harley, The Lincolns and Don Diego Trio this week. Plus, Connor Rocket returns to give a 60 second album review of JD McPherson along with a new track from that release as well.  We also get Christmas rockers from Hillbilly Casino, The Mavericks, Dwight Yoakam, Carolyn Sills Combo, Buck Owens, Danny B. Harvey & Annie Marie Lewis, Cash O'Riley, The Rayford Brothers and lots more.  

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Hillbilly Casino- "Holly Jolly Christmas"

The Mavericks- "Blue Christmas"

Cousin Harley- "Deep South"

Levi Dexter- "Honey Bun"

Lance Lipinsky & The Lovers- "Paper Ring"

Buck Owens- "Christmas Shopping"

Dwight Yoakam- "Run Rudolph Run"

Ollie Vee- "One More Trick"

Kim Lenz & Her Jaguars- "Speed Limit"

Robert Gordon- "Lucille"

Cash O'Riley- "Broken-Hearted Christmas"

The Rayford Brothers- "Christmas Pretty Baby"

Connor Rocket 60 Second Album Review- JD McPherson

JD McPherson- "Desperate Love"

The Lincolns- "Doggone Lonesome"

The Everly Brothers- "Since You Broke My Heart"

Caroly Sills Combo- "Ghost Reindeer In The Sky"

Danny B. Harvey & Annie Marie Lewis- "Silent Night"

Don Diego Trio- "Rolling Wheel"

Eddie Cochran- "C'mon Everybody" (live)

 

Outro Music Bed:  James Wilsey- "The Rattler"

 

 

Dec 04, 2017
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 11-27-17/ Christmas block and more!
57:05

Later in the show, we get our first block of Christmas tunes for the holiday season with a NEW track from Elvis with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Dale Watson, Southern Culture On The Skids and Brian Setzer Orchestra.  Plus, we hear NEW tunes from Preston James, The Wolverhinos, A.J. & The Rockin' Trio, our instru-Mental Breakdown, a tribute to the late Jimmy Beaumont of The Skyliners and lots more on this week's Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour!  

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Jack Scott- "Leroy"

The Wolverhinos- "Love Runs Out"

Preston James- "Macon"

Dave Edmunds- "Stay With Me Tonight"

The Mee Kats- "Rockola Ruby"

Little Richard- "Long Tall Sally"

A.J. & The Rockin' Trio- "Can't Take It Anymore"

Johnny Burnette- "Bigger Man"

 

instru-Mental Breakdown

Cliff Callup & The Four C's- "Be-Bop-A-Lula"

Dusty Dave & The Heart Attacks- "Rocker"

 

The Malpass Brothers- "Railroad Man"

The Cactus Blossoms- "Change Your Ways Or Die"

The Skyliners- "Since I Don't Have You"

Vince & The Sun Boppers- "Real Gone Papa"

Cherry Divine- "Mean Evil Woman"

 

Dale Watson- "Hot Texas Christmas Day"

Southern Culture On The Skids- "Silver Bells"

Brian Setzer Orchestra- "Dig That Crazy Santa Claus"

Elvis Presley with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra- "Santa Bring My Baby Back (To Me)"

 

Outro Music Bed: Los Straitjackets- "Deck The Halls"

Nov 27, 2017
Tom Petty tribute block, new JD McPherson and more! Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 11-20-17
57:04

We spin a block of tunes involving the late Tom Petty who passed away suddenly on October 2nd at just 66 years old.  We hear him on tracks with Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash, Traveling Wilburys and of course a couple with The Heartbreakers.  Plus, we hear NEW tunes from JD McPherson, Truly Lover Trio, Colton Turner, Joakim Tinderholt, The Cash Box Kings, Hillbilly Casino, the instru-Mental Breakdown returns and so much more on this week's Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Jimmy Evans- "The Joint's Really Jumpin'"

Truly Lover Trio- "She' Lookin' At Me"

Joakim Tinderholt & His Band- "Sweet Baby Of Mine"

The Cash Box Kings- "All Night Long"

Little Junior's Blue Flames (Junior Parker)- "Mystery Train"

The Palomars- "Sweet Sweet Girl"

Jimmy Dale & The Beltline- "Black Car"

Hillbilly Casino- "Lowdown"

 

Instru-Mental Breakdown

Blue Stingrays- "Moon Over Catalina"

Jimmy Sutton's Four Charms- "Cubano Stomp"

 

Tom Petty rock block

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers- "Blue Moon Of Kentucky"

Carl Perkins & Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers- "One More Shot"

Johnny Cash (with Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)- "Mean Eyed Cat"

Traveling Wilburys- "Runaway"

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers- "Lonely Weekends"

 

JD McPherson- "Bloodhound Rock"

Wanda Jackson- "Fujiyama Mama"

The Collins Kids- "The Rockaway Rock"

Colton Turner- "Rock It"

Chan Romero- "I Want Some More"

 

Outro Music Bed:  Chuck Berry- "Berry Pickin'"

Nov 20, 2017
Chris Casello interview!/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 11-13-17
57:02

Chris Casello stopped by the studio for an hour of tunes and conversation on this week's Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour.  We talk about growing up in Ann Arbor, MI, guitar influences, The Starlight Drifters, the Chris Casello Trio and his time in Nashville, winning the Ameripolitan Musician Of The Year and playing with artists like Johnny Powers, Sue Moreno, Celine Lee, Slim Jim Phantom, Kent Rose and Bo Diddley.  Lots of great tunes to keep things rockin' as well.

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Chris Casello Trio- "All Messed Up" 

Interview segment 1

Chris Casello- "Chris' Guitar Boogie"

Interview segment 2

The Starlight Drifters- "Live Fast, Love Hard"

Interview segment 3

Chris Casello Trio- "The Stinger"

Interview segment 4

Johnny Powers- "Fly Farm Blues"

Interview segment 5

Sue Moreno & Chris Casello- "Mr. Sandman"

The Sabres- "Nutrocker"

Interview segment 6

Chris Casello Trio- "Rawhide"

Interview segment 7

Celine Lee- "Don't Let The Screen Door Hit Ya"

Interview segment 8

Kent Rose- "Jungle Jaguar Pants"

Interview segment 9

The Starlight Drifters- "Cold Fish"

 

Outro Music Bed: Chris Casello Trio- "Lookin' Good"

Nov 13, 2017
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 11-06-17
57:03

Lots of new tunes this week as we spin the latest from TJ Mayes, Eilen Jewell, Jenny Don't & The Spurs, Kyle Lacy & The Harlem River Noise, Linda Gail Lewis (with Annie Marie Lewis & Danny B. Harvey), Sandy & The Wild Wombats, Scotty Baker and Emma Williams & The Ramblin' Men.  Plus, we hear rockers from Jesse Dayton, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash, Elvis Presley, Ronnie Dawson & more!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

TJ Mayes- "Rise Up Shine Down"

Velvetone with Wanda Jackson- "Funnel Of Love"

Eilen Jewell- "It's Your Voodoo Working"

Jenny Don't & The Spurs- "Call Of The Road"

Ronnie Dawson- "Shim Sham Shimmy"

Kyle Lacy & The Harlem River Noise- "South To Carolina"

Elvis Presley- "Shake Rattle & Roll"

Linda Gail Lewis with Annie Marie Lewis & Danny B. Harvey- 

                                            "Boogie Woogie Country Girl" (live)

Sandy & The Wild Wombats- "Wild Night"

Dale Hawkins- "Teenage Dolly"

Johnny Cash- "Hey Hey Train"

Sonny Burgess- "My Bucket's Got A Hole In It"

Wayne Hancock- "Jump The Blues"

Jesse Dayton- "Holy Ghost Rock 'n' Roller"

Jerry Lee Lewis- "Cool Cool Ways"

Scotty Baker- "Back From The Dead"

The Go-Getters- "She's A Motormouth"

The Blasters- "Crazy Baby" (live)

Emma Williams & The Ramblin' Men- "Eeeney Meeny Miney Mo"

 

Outro Music Bed:  The Blasters- "Boneyard"

 

 

 

Nov 06, 2017
New Halloween singles, New Rockers & More! Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 10-30-17
57:04

We spin NEW Halloween singles from Marcel Bontempi (2 this hour) as well as Annie Marie Lewis & Danny B. Harvey on this week's Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour.  Plus, we have NEW tunes from JD McPherson, Eric Heatherly, Billy Burnette, Roy Orbison & The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Al Dual and John Lindberg Trio and rockers from Wesley Orbison Janis Martin, Garry Tallent, Billy Lee Riley, live tracks from Dale Watson, Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Stray Cats and more!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

JD McPherson- "Crying's Just A Thing You Do"

Al Dual- "Blues' Back In Town"

Marcel Bontempi- "Haunted House"

Billy Lee Riley- "Flying Saucer Rock 'N' Roll"

John Lindberg Trio- "Double Talking"

Roy Orbison & The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra- "Mean Woman Blues"

Wesley Orbison- "Goodbye Ain't Always A Word"

Annie Marie Lewis & Danny B. Harvey- "Headless Horseman"

Garry Tallent- "Why Do You Do Me Like That?"

Billy Burnette- "It's Late"

Eric Heatherly- "One O' You"

Darrel Higham & Jittery Jack- "Rockabilly Rave"

Janis Martin- "Oh Lonesome Me"

 

Instru-Mental Breakdown (Halloween edition):

Marcel Bontempi- "The Clock Strikes Three"

Messer Chups- "Doctor Spock"

 

Dale Watson & His Lone Stars- "Kentucky In A Spin" (live)

Jerry Lee Lewis- "High School Confidential" (live)

Stray Cats- "Double Talkin' Baby (live)

Elvis Presley- "Maybellene" (live)

 

Outro Music Bed: Scotty Moore- "Milk Cow Blues"

 

Oct 27, 2017
Lara Hope & Matt Goldpaugh co-host/ Rockabilly N Blues 10-23-17
57:03

Lara Hope & Matt Goldpaugh from Lara Hope & The Ark-Tones are our guest co-hosts with me this week.  They hand picked all of the songs but one and that is a track I picked from their latest project, Love You To Life.  We talk about and spin tunes from Dick Dale, The Rough Shapes, Imelda May, Eilen Jewel, The Big Six, Willie Dixon, Blair Crimmins & The Hookers, The Tabaltix, Louis Jordan, Grace Potter, The Shadows, Pokey LaFarge, The 9th Street Stompers and Matt's old band The Arkhams.  We discuss touring, winning the Ameripolitan Award for Rockabilly Female and more!!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"


Eilen Jewel- "Queen Of The Minor Key"

Imelda May- "Roadrunner"

Willie Dixon- "Built For Comfort"

Dick Dale- "The Wedge Paradiso"

The Rough Shapes- "Social Station"

Grace Potter- "Sweet Hands"

Louis Jordan- "Big Bess"

The Shadows- "Man Of Mystery"

Pokey Lafarge- "Close The Door"

The 9th Street Stompers- "The Axeman (Of New Orleans)"

The Arkhams- "Running Wheel"

The Tabaltix- "Sex, Pugs & Rock 'N Roll"

Lara Hope & The Ark-Tones- "Fast Cheap Or Well Done"

Blair Crimmins & The Hookers- "Oh Angela"

The Big Six- "Hammer It Down"


Outro Music Bed:  Chuck Berry- "Chuckwalk"

Oct 23, 2017
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 10-16-17
57:04

TONS of NEW tracks this week from Kyle Lacy & The Harlem River Noise, Danny B. Harvey & Annie Marie Lewis with Linda Gail Lewis, Jeremy & The Harlequins, The Margraves, Dusty Dave & The Heart Attacks, The Highjivers, Celine Lee, The Sabrejets, Hillbilly Casino (plus a duet with Dale Watson from a few years back), Jonny Barber & The Rhythm Razors, Mike Penny & His Moonshiers, A.J. & The Rockin' Trio, The Eskimo Brothers, a rocker from the late Sonny Burgess and more!!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Jeremy & The Harlequins- "Little One"

The Margraves- "Primitive Beat"

Sonny Burgess- "Tiger Rose"

Dusty Dave & The Heart Attacks- "Good Rockin' Mama"

Kyle Lacy & The Harlem River Noise- "I've Been Shakin'"

Danny B. Harvey & Annie Marie Lewis with Linda Gail Lewis- "Blue Moon Of Kentucky"

The Highjivers- "Always Talkin' Down"

Celine Lee- "Tease It To Jesus"

Rosie Flores- "You Tear Me Up"

The Sabrejets- "Tennessee Flat Top Bop"

Buddy Holly- "Changing All Those Changes"

Stray Cats- "Oh Boy"

Hillbilly Casino- "Knockin' At Your Door"

Hillbilly Casino (with Dale Watson)- "The Ballad Of Psycho Steve"

This Train- "Mimes Of The Old West"

Jonny Barber & The Rhythm Razors- "Should Coulda Woulda"

Mike Penny & His Moonshiners- "Daddy O Rock"

A.J. & The Rockin' Trio- "Moonshine Blues"

The Eskimo Brothers- "Sex & Cigarettes"

 

Outro Music Bed: Di Maggio Connection- "A Night In Shanghai"

Oct 16, 2017
Billy Burnette part 2 interview/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 10-09-17
57:00

Billy Burnette joins us again this week as we chat about his new album (and book), Crazy Like Me.  We also talk about being in the studio with Roy Orbison recording a song Billy co-wrote, being in Fleetwood Mac, touring with Bob Dylan & John Fogerty and more!

 

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Billy Burnette- "Hot Rod Hillbilly"

Segment 1

Roy Orbison- "(All I Can Do Is) Dream You"

Segment 2

Fleetwood Mac- "When The Sun Goes Down"

Johnny & Dorsey Burnette- "Warm Love"

Segment 3

John Fogerty- "Looking Out My Back Door" (live with Billy Burnette on guitar)

Segment 4

Shawn Camp & Billy Burnette- "Burnin' Love"

Darrel Higham- "Didn't Start Livin'"

Segment 5

Billy Burnette- "Nothing To Do (And All Night To Do It)

Billy Burnette- "Ghost Town"

Segment 6

Billy Burnette- "Oh Well"

Jerry Lee Lewis- "Honky Tonk Heaven"

Segment 7

Paul Burlison- "Memphis Blues" (with Billy Burnette)

Dorsey Burnette- "Circle Rock"

 

Outro Music Bed:  The Texans (Johnny & Dorsey Burnette)- "Rockin' Johnny Home"

 

Oct 09, 2017
Billy Burnette interview part 1/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 10-02-17
57:03

Rockabilly Hall Of Famer Billy Burnette joins us for part 1 of 2 of our interview about his family, career and new book & CD titled, Crazy Like Me.  This week we talk about his dad Dorsey & Uncle Johnny and the Rock 'n Roll Trio, Ricky Nelson, Glen Campbell, Gary Busey, The Zoo and more!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Billy Burnette- "(All I Can Do Is) Dream You"

Segment 1

Johnny Burnette & The Rock 'N' Roll Trio- "Rock Billy Boogie"

Segment 2

Johnny Burnette & The Rock 'N' Roll Trio- "Sweet Loe On My Mind"

Dorsey Burnette- "Bertha Lou"

Segment 3

Johnny Burnette & The Rock 'N' Roll Trio- "Tear It Up"

Segment 4

Ricky Nelson- "It's Late"

Segment 5

Billy Burnette- "Honey Hush"

Paul Burlison (with Billy Burnette & Rocky Burnette)- "Train Kept A Rollin'"

Segment 6

Johnny Burnette- "Cincinnati Fireball"

Segment 7

Glen Campbell- "Hey Little One"

Segment 8

Stray Cats- "Baby Blue Eyes"

Billy Burnette- "Crazy Like Me"

Segment 9

Snippet of Mick Fleetwood's Zoo- "Tear It Up"

Billy Burnette- "Tear It Up"

 

Outro Music Bed: The Texans (Johnny & Dorsey Burnette)- "Rockin' Johnny Home"

Oct 02, 2017
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 09-25-17
57:02

New tracks hit the playlist this week from Legendary Shack Shakers, Scotty Baker, Joakim Tinderholt, The Hula Girls, Jake Calypso, Danny B. Harvey & Annie Marie Lewis, Carl Bradychok and Darrel Higham.  We also spin 3 tunes that Glen Campbell performed on plus rockers from Gone Hepsville, Levi Dexter, Sparkle Moore, our instru-Mental Breakdown and more!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Scotty Baker- "Bump Stomps"

Joakim Tinderholt & His Band- "Farmer John"

Glen Campbell (as "Billy Dolton")- "Girls"

Gone Hepsville- "Rockin' Bug"

Danny B. Harvey & Annie Marie Lewis- "Hot Rod Girl"

The Hula Girls- "Hula Hula Bang Bang"

Bloodshot Bill- "Hypnotize"

Marcel Bontempi- "Boss Eyed Cat"

Levi Dexter- "My Little Sister's Gotta Motorbike"

Weldon Rogers & Wanda Wolfe (w/ Glen Campbell on guitar)- "Everybody Wants You"

Carl Bradychok- "Let Yourself Go"

Darrel Higham- "Hank Williams & Me"

 

instru-Mental Breakdown:

Gee Cees (Glen Campbell)- "Buzz Saw"

The Cadillac Angels- "Have Cadillac Will Travel"

 

Legendary Shack Shakers- "Curse Of The Cajun Queen"

Sparkle Moore- "Skull & Crossbones"

Carl Perkins- "Baby Bye Bye"

Vince & The Sunboppers- "Rockin' My Way"

Eddie Cochran- "Somethin' Else"

 

Outro Music Bed:  Vince & The Sunboppers- "Frank's Barber Shop"

Sep 25, 2017
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 9-18-17
56:59

We get a block of Dave Edmunds-produced tracks on this week's Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour.  We spin a solo tune plus songs he produced by Stray Cats, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, Dion & The Polecats!  Plus, we hear NEW tunes from Hillbilly Casino, Pat Capocci, Don Diego Trio (with Kristyn Harris & Chris Casello), Alice Jayne, Cash O'Riley, our instru-Mental Breakdown and LOTS more!!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Wanda Jackson- "There's A Party Goin' On"

Pat Capocci- "Burn It Down Baby"

Don Diego Trio (with Kristyn Harris & Chris Casello)- "My Window Faces The South"

Maureen & The Mercury 5- "The Keepin' Kind"

The Blasters- "Marie Marie" (live)

 

Dave Edmunds block:

Dave Edmunds- "Dynamite"

Stray Cats- "How Long You Wanna Live Anyway"

The Fabulous Thunderbirds- "Tell Me"

The Polecats- "Running Back"

Dion- "Yo Frankie (She's All Right With Me)"

 

Alice Jayne- "Dimples"

Chris Casello Trio- "Pink Cadillac"

Rocky Burnette with Darrel Higham- "Dreamin'"

 

instru-Mental Breakdown

Western Swing Authority- "Oklahoma Stomp"

Carl Perkins- "706 Union"

 

Hillbilly Casino- "How Do You Think"

Cash O'Riley- "Wrong Turn"

The Delta Bombers- "Come Home"

 

Outro Music Bed:  Danny B. Harvey- "Travis Rag"

 

Sep 18, 2017
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 09-11-17
57:03

This week, we hear a snippet of an earlier interview with Nikki Hill talking the electric chemistry on stage with her husband, Matt Hill (and tunes from them both), plus we spin new tracks from Carl Bradychok, Bailey Dee, Country Side Of Harmonica Sam, Lara Hope & The Ark-Tones and rockers from Cousin Harley, Reverend Horton Heat, Webb Wilder, our instru-Mental Breakdown with new tunes from Greg Townson and Supertubos and much more!! 

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Hillbilly Moon Explosion- "Zing, Zing"

Bailey Dee- "Tip Toe"

Roy Hill- "Three Alley Cats"

Cousin Harley- "Whiskey Highway"

Reverend Horton Heat- "Suicide Doors"

The Country Side Of Harmonica Sam- "Blues Are Settin' In"

A Man Called Stu- "Sweethearts Or Strangers"

Rhythm Shakers- "Ultra Twist"

James Intveld- "My Heart Is Achin' For You"

Lara Hope & The Ark-Tones- "Callin' My Name"

Junior Brown- "Highway Patrol" (live)

Texas T & The Shine Runners- "Texas Thing"

Webb Wilder- "Ju Ju Man"

 

instru-Mental Breakdown:

Greg Townson- "Genesee River Rock"

Supertubos- "Built For Speed"

 

Nikki Hill on her husband stage chemistry with Matt Hill

Nikk Hill- "Mama Wouldn't Like It"

Matt Hill- "Down The Line"

Carl Bradychok- "Just Tell Her Jim Said Hello"

 

Outro Music Bed:  Reverend Horton Heat- "Spacewalk"

Sep 11, 2017
New JD McPherson, more! Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 09-04-17
57:02

Excited to spin NEW tunes from JD McPherson, Elvis Presley (live), The Kokomo Kings, Jackslacks, Hayden Thompson, Colton Turner, Rockin' Bonnie Western Bound Combo, The Wolverhinos and rockers from BR5-49, Dale Watson, Sleepy LaBeef, Mario Bradley, Di Maggio Bros., The Derailers, our instru-Mental Breakdown and more!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Mario Bradley- "Hey Baby"

Rebel Dean (with Darrel Higham)- "All Torn Up"

The Kokomo Kings- "She's Stealin' Candy"

Hayden Thompson- "Faster Than The Speed Of Sound"

The Bullets- "Four O' Clock Stomp"

Jackslacks- "Bank Account's Too Small"

Colton Turner- "Truly"

Elvis Presley- "I Forgot To Remember To Forget" (live 1955)

Rockin' Bonnie Western Bound Combo- "Loud and Proud"

Di Maggio Bros.- "Hey Porter"

The Derailers- "I've Got A Tiger By The Tail"

BR5-49- "One Long Saturday Night"

Dale Watson- "It Was Us"

 

instru-Mental Breakdown

Brian Setzer- "Pickpocket"

The Carolyn Sills Combo- "Boot Heel Drag"

 

JD McPherson- "Lucky Penny"

The Wolverhinos- "Whole Lotta Love"

Hot Rod Lincoln- "Drink You Off My Mind"

Sleepy LaBeef- "I'm Coming Home"

 

Outro Music Bed:  Tennessee Three- "Folsom Prison Blues"

Sep 04, 2017
Danny B. Harvey & Annie Marie Lewis interview/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 08-28-17
57:04

Danny B. Harvey & Annie Marie Lewis are our guests this week as we spin tunes they've played on from Linda Gail Lewis, Headcat, Elvis, The Rockats, Wanda Jackson and Levi Dexter & The Ripchords as well as a couple of new tracks from their new album.  Plus they have some requests for Johnny Burnette & The Rock 'n' Roll Trio, Gene Vincent, Chet Atkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, Mickey Gilley and Crazy Cavan & The Rhythm Rockers!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Johnny Burnette & The Rock 'n' Roll Trio- "Train Kept A Rollin'"

Gene Vincent & His Blue Caps- "Race With The Devil"

Linda Gail Lewis- "Hard Rockin' Man"

Headcat- "Matchbook"

Danny B. Harvey & Annie Marie Lewis (with Lemmy Kilmister)- "Trying To Get To You"

Elvis Presley (with Danny B. Harvey, Lee Rocker & Slim Jim Phantom)- "Baby Let's Play House"

Chet Atkins- "Main Street Breakdown"

Danny B. Harvey- "True Love Ways"

Jerry Lee Lewis- "She Still Comes Around (To Love What's Left Of Me)

Mickey Gilley- "Drive In Movie"

Danny B. Harvey & Annie Marie Lewis- "Cry Me A River"

The Rockats- "Go Cat Wild"

Levi Dexter & The Ripchords- "I Get So Excited"

Wanda Jackson- "Good Rockin' Tonight"

Crazy Cavan & The Rhythm Rockers- "My Little Sister's Gotta Motorbike"

 

Outro Music Bed: Danny B. Harvey- "Hot Rod Shuffle"

Aug 28, 2017
Danny B. Harvey & Annie Marie Lewis bonus interview & songs
17:31

Hear bonus conversation and these songs:

Linda Gail Lewis- "Cadillac Rock"

Devi's Daughters- "Rock Boppin' Baby"

Danny B. Harvey & Annie Marie Lewis- "Cat Fight"

Headcat- "This Train Is Going Straight To Hell"

Elvis Presley- "Mystery Train"

Aug 28, 2017
New Roy Orbison, more!/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 08-21-17
58:30

We have a new track from the upcoming Roy Orbison with The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra project later in the show and it's fantastic!  We follow it with a track from his Sun Records days for fun.  Plus, we hear NEW tunes from Mouse Zinn, The Sabrejets, Truly Lover Trio, The Paladins, The Palomars, Jenny Don't & The Spurs and rockers from Elvis Presley, Eddie Cochran, JD McPherson, Gizzelle, The Mee Kats and more!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Roc LaRue- "Baby Take Me Back"

Gizzelle- "Seven Day Fool"

Mouse Zinn- "That's The Way"

Carl Perkins- "Long Tall Sally"

The Sabrejets- "Faster Than The Eye Can See"

Truly Lover Trio- "El Camino Real"

Marcel Riesco- "Shook Up"

The Paladins- "Things Keep Changin'"

The Palomars- "Jail Cell Bop"

JD McPherson- "Precious"

Jenny Don't & The Spurs- "Is It Too Late"

Mississippi Queen- "Knock Knock Rattle"

Jimmy Barnes- "Red Hot"

Sandy Scott- "Mister Big"

The Mee Kats- "I'm On Fire"

Roy Orbison with The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra- "I Drove All Night"

Roy Orbison- "Rockhouse"

Elvis Presley- "I'm Coming Home"

Eddie Cochran- "Don't Bye Bye Baby Me"

 

Outro Music Bed: Eddie Cochran- "Nice 'n' Easy"

 

Aug 21, 2017
Elvis Celebration: Elvis tunes and covers/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 08-14-17
58:30

Elvis Presley passed away 40 years ago on August 16, 1977 and we're remembering his music and impact this week.  We'll hear select tunes from Elvis himself as well as covers from Chris Isaak, Levi Dexter & Magic, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Brian Setzer, Darrel Higham, Conway Twitty, Dale Watson, Marty Stuart, Wanda Jackson, Billy Burnette, Mike Love & Bruce Johnston of The Beach Boys tell us their favorite Elvis track, a duet with Cliff Richard and LOTS more!!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Elvis Presley- "Got A Lot O' Livin' To Do"

Darrel Higham & The Enforcers- "Way Down"

Brian Setzer- "Just Because"

Wanda Jackson- "Like A Baby"

Conway Twitty- "Jailhouse Rock"

Elvis Presley- "A Mess Of Blues"

Nathan Belt & The Buckles- "Little Sister"

Levi Dexter & Magic- "Baby, Let's Play House"

Scotty Moore- "Mean Woman Blues"

Robert Gordon with Link Wray- "I Want To Be Free"

Elvis Presley- "See See Rider"

Dale Watson & His Lone Stars- "Return To Sender"

Jake Calypso- "That's All Right"

Billy Burnette- "Big Hunk Of Love"

Marty Stuart- "Don't Be Cruel"

Cliff Richard & Elvis Presley- "Blue Suede Shoes"

Chris Isaak- "Love Me"

Creedence Clearwater Revival- "My Baby Left Me"

Mike Love & Bruce Johnston on their favorite Elvis tune

Elvis Presley- "Loving You"

 

Outro Music Bed:  Albert King- "One Night"

Aug 14, 2017
New Headcat, Don Diego Trio, Cash Box Kings, Los Straitjackets & more! Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 08-07-17
58:30

This week, we hear NEW tracks from Headcat (David Vincent, Slim Jim Phantom & Danny B. Harvey), The Don Diego Trio, Los Straitjackets, Cash Box Kings, Hayden Thompson, Lance Lipinsky & The Lovers, The Kokomo Kings, 2 tracks from Sun Records tribute, our instru-Mental Breakdown, rockers from Cherry Divine, Dale Watson, Elvis Presley and MORE!!!

 

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Lance Lipinsky & The Lovers- "Wildfire"

Hayden Thompson- "Fool Me Again"

The Kokomo Kings- "The River Turned To Steam"

Jack Rabbit Slim- "Colour Me Lucky"

Blue Cats- "Casting My Spell"

 

Truckin' theme:

The Don Diego Trio- "Truck Drivin' Daddy"

Sonny George- "Have Wheels Gotta Roll"

Dale Watson- "Good Luck 'N' Good Truckin' Tonite

 

instru-Mental Breakdown:

James Wilsey- "The Man Comes Around"

Los Straitjackets- "Heart Of The City"

 

The Cash Box Kings- "House Party"

Elvis Presley- "It Feels So Right"

Cherry Divine- "Junior's In Love"

Deke Dickerson & The Ecco-Fonics- "Sparkin'"

Lee Rocker- "That's Alright Mama/ Blue Moon"

Headcat- "Born To Lose Live To Win"

The Cast Of Sun Records- "Red Hot"

John Paul Keith- "Red Cadillac & A Black Moustache"

 

Outro Music Bed:  Danny B. Harvey- "Cattin' Around"

Aug 07, 2017
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 07-31-17
58:32

This week we spin new tracks from Lara Hope And The Ark-Tones, Eugene Chrysler, Joakim Tinderholt, The Jelly Roll Men, John Lindberg Trio, Eddie & The Head Starts, Fia Sco & The Majestics, The Country Side Of Harmonica Sam and Danny B. Harvey (as part of our "instru-Mental Breakdown").  Plus, we spin tunes from Chris Isaak, Dion, Dig Wayne, Jimmy Dale & The Beltline, Jerry Lee Lewis, Red Simpson and more!!

 

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Jerry Lee Lewis- "High School Confidential"

Mario Bradley- "Shake It Up"

Eugene Chrysler- "Speed Trap"

Red Simpson- "Six Days On The Road"

Lara Hope & The Ark-Tones- "'Till The Well Runs Dry"

Joakim Tinderholt & His Band- "Hold On To Me"

The Jelly Roll Men- "Rockin'"

Jack Baymoore & The Bandits- "Walking The Line"

 

instru-Mental Breakdown:

Larry Collins & Joe Maphis- "The Rockin' Gypsy

Danny B. Harvey- "Evel Stomp"

 

 

The Country Side Of Harmonica Sam- "Even At My Best"

Fia Sco & The Majestics- "Shame On You"

Dion- "Shu-bop"

Richard Berry- "Yama Yama Pretty Mama"

Brenda Lee- "Bill Bailey, Won't You Please Come Home"

Eddie & The Head Starts- "Blues Stop Knockin'"

Dig Wayne- "Devil Red"

Chris Isaak- "Miss Pearl"

Jimmy Dale & The Beltline- "She's Wild"

John Lindberg Trio- "I'll Be There"

 

Outro Music Bed:  Jinx Jones- "Jinx's Guitar Boogie"

 

Jul 31, 2017
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 07-24-17
57:03

This hour is packed with a killer selection of tunes!  We hear NEW tunes from Jenny Don't And The Spurs, TJ Mayes, Jake La Botz, Los High Tops with Chantilly Lace Vincent, RelaxTrio, Chris Casello Trio and Chuck Berry!  Plus, our instru-Mental Breakdown returns as well as rockers from The Highjivers, Dale Watson & Ray Benson, Big Sandy & His Fly Rite Boys, The Doggone Honkabillies and LOTS more!!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

TJ Mayes- "Bottle Bottom Bop"

The Garnet Hearts- "This Lonely Bed"

Jake La Botz- "Damsel In Distress"

Charlie Feathers- "When You Come Around"

Robert Gordon with Link Wray- "Lonesome Train (On A Lonesome Track)"

Jenny Don't and the Spurs- "Nobody's Cryin' Over You"

Warren Smith- "Got Love If You Want It"

Los High Tops with Chantilly Lace Vincent- "Race With The Devil"

Gene Vincent & His Blue Caps- "Rollin' Danny"

Rocky Burnette with Darrel Higham- "Unlucky Blues"

Aileen Quinn & The Leapin' Lizards- "Spin Me"

The Highjivers- "Sweet Talkin' & Lies"

 

Instru-Mental Breakdown

Miss Amy Griffin- "Cogs"

Chris Casello Trio- "Steel Guitar Rag"

 

Dale Watson & Ray Benson- "Nobody's Ever Down In Texas"

Big Sandy & His Fly Rite Boys- "What's It To Ya?"

Chuck Berry- "Lady B. Goode"

The Doggone Honkabillies- "Bettie Mae"

 

Outro Music Bed:  Big Sandy & His Fly Rite Boys- "Bugtussle Saturday Night"

 

 

Jul 24, 2017
Dale Watson & Celine Lee co-host/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 07-17-17
58:36

Dale Watson & Celine Lee co-host with me this week! They hand-picked each song and tell us why they love 'em!  They also tell what folks might not know about the other one, new projects they've just released and on the way, Ameripolitan Awards and their cool '58 Ford Edsel!  Check out this incredible group of songs they assembled for the show!!!

 

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Maddox Brothers & Rose- "Love Is Strange"

Gene Vincent & His Blue Caps- "Lotta Lovin'"

Carl Perkins- "Pink Pedal Pushers"

The Collins Kids- "Heartbeat"

Rosie Flores (with James Intveld)- Crying Over You

Janis Martin- "Billy Boy, My Billy Boy"

Jerry Lee Lewis- "Wild One"

Wayne Hancock- "Miller, Jack & Mad Dog"

Bill Haley & His Comets- "Thirteen Women (And Only One Man In Town)"

Johnny Burnette & The Rock 'n' Roll Trio- "Lonesome Train (On A Lonesome Track)"

Connie Frances- "Stupid Cupid"

Wanda Jackson- "Funnel Of Love"

Link Wray- "Rumble"

George Jones- "Who Shot Sam"

Big Sandy & His Fly Rite Boys- "Jumpin' From 6 To 6"

 

Outro Music Bed: Danny B. Harvey- "Down In Texas"

 

Jul 17, 2017
Wanda Jackson & Paul McCartney: Elvis Celebration/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 07-10-17
57:02

We play a couple of interview segments from Wanda Jackson and Paul McCartney about Elvis.  Wanda's comes from her I Remember Elvis project and Paul's segment comes from a promo disc that came with Run Devil Run.  We'll hear Elvis covers from both of those projects as well as we continue our Elvis Celebration and remember his music 40 years after his passing.  We also hear NEW tunes from John Lindberg Trio, Celine Lee, Truly Lover Trio, Los Kingdom and rockers from Garry Tallent, The Cochran Brothers, Sonny Burgess, the return of the instru-Mental Breakdown with tunes from Charlie Gracie and Junior Brown and lots more packed into this can't-miss hour!!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Elvis Presley- "King Creole"

Truly Lover Trio- "Is That The Price That I Gotta Pay"

The Cochran Brothers- "Open The Door"

Dave Stuckey & The Rhythm Gang- "Nobody's Sweetheart"

Gene Vincent- "You Told A F-I-B"

Garry Tallent- "I Love 'Em All"

Celine Lee- "Don't Let The Screen Door Hit Ya"

Wanda Jackson remembers Elvis

Wanda Jackson- "Give Me The Right

Los Kingdom- "Don't Be Cruel"

Sonny Burgess & The Legendary Pacers- "Slow Down"

Glen Glenn- "Everybody's Movin'"

 

instru-Mental Breakdown:

Charlie Gracie- "Two Guitar Rag"

Junior Brown- "Sugarfoot Rag"

 

Paul McCartney on Elvis and "All Shook Up"

Paul McCartney- "All Shook Up"

John Lindberg Trio- "This Is What You Get"

Lee Rocker- "Bulletproof"

 

Outro Music Bed:  Danny B. Harvey- "Cattin' Around"

 
Jul 10, 2017
Jerry Lee Lewis III interview/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 07-03-17
58:35

Jerry Lee Lewis III is our guest this week.  Lee talks to us about recent awards of his dad, Jerry Lee Lewis, as well as recent performances and the Lewis Ranch tours that are open to the public.  We spin some solo tunes of the Killer as well as songs he did with John Fogerty, Jimmy Page, Million Dollar Quartet, etc.  We also hear from family members Linda Gail Lewis, Annie Marie Lewis and Mickey Gilley!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Mickey Gilley- "Call Me Shorty"

Danny B. Harvey & Annie Marie Lewis- "Don't Lie To Me"

Jerry Lee Lewis- "Good Golly Miss Molly" (live)

Interview segment 1

Million Dollar Quartet- "I Shall Not Be Moved"

Interview segment 2

Linda Gail Lewis- "Hard Rockin' Man"

Interview segment 3

Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, Roy Orbison & Johnny Cash- "Waymore's Blues"

Interview segment 4

Jerry Lee Lewis- "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On" (live in Nashville, TN)

Jerry Lee Lewis & John Fogerty- "Bad Moon Risin'"

Interview segment 5

Jerry Lee Lewis- "Great Balls Of Fire"

Interview segment 6

Jerry Lee Lewis & Jimmy Page- "Rock & Roll"

Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis & Carl Perkins- "I'll Fly Away" (live)

Interview segment 7

Jerry Lee Lewis- "Middle Age Crazy"

 

Outro Music Bed:  The Hawk (Jerry Lee Lewis)- In The Mood

Jul 03, 2017
John Lindberg interview/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 06-26-17
58:31

John Lindberg from Sweden's John Lindberg Trio calls in this week.  We'll hear several tunes from them and talk about early influences, Elvis, new album- Straight From The Heart, touring and a special request!  Plus, we hear more NEW tunes from The Paladins and Alice Jayne, Freddie Bell's version of "Hound Dog" that inspired Elvis' version and rockers from Johnny Burnette, Mario Bradley, Eddie Cochran and Graham Fenton!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

The Paladins- "If You Were Only Mine"

Alice Jayne- "When Will I Be Loved"

Johnny Burnette- "Wampus Cat"

Freddie Bell & The Bellboys- "Hound Dog" (1955)

Elvis Presley- "Hound Dog" (1956)

Jerry Reed- "You Make It, They Take It"

Chuck Berry- "You Can't Catch Me"

 

John Lindberg interview:

John Lindberg Trio & Marti Brom- "Wonderin'"

Segment 1

John Lindberg Rockabilly Trio- "Every Saturday Night"

Segment 2

John Lindberg Trio- "Straight From The Heart"

Segment 3

John Lindberg Trio- "All Shook Up"

Segment 4

John Lindberg Trio- "You Belong To Me"

Segment 5

Warren Smith- "Rock 'n' Roll Ruby" *(request from John)

 

Mario Bradley- "Spellbound"

Eddie Cochran- "My Way"

Graham Fenton- "Rocky Road Blues"

 

Outro Music Bed:  Joe Maphis- "Rock & Roll"

Jun 26, 2017
Duane Eddy: Elvis Celebration & More/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 06-19-17
58:28

Duane Eddy talks to us about his memories of Elvis as well as working on 2015's If I Can Dream release of Elvis and the Royal Philharmonic Orcestra.  From that release we hear the "American Trilogy" that includes Duane on guitar.  We also hear a couple of live tracks from Elvis from 1954 and 1975.  Plus, new tunes from Country Side Of Harmonica Sam, Greg Townson and Ed Cavin, Elvis covers from Dale Watson and Dion, as well as rockers from Ricky Nelson, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and more!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

The Everly Brothers- "Gone, Gone, Gone"

Brian Setzer Orchestra- "The House Is Rockin'"

Elvis Presley- "That's All Right" (live 1954)

Elvis Presley- "Burning Love" (live 1975)

Dale Watson- "Viva Las Vegas" (live)

The Country Side Of Harmonica Sam- "I Will"

Jumpin' Bill Carlisle- "Rattlesnake Daddy"

Carl Perkins- "Honky Tonk Gal"

Johnny Cash- "Blistered"

George Jones- "Sparkling Brown Eyes"

Darrel Higham- "Fancy Dan"

Hayden Thompson- "I Told A Lie"

Ed Cavin & The Blue Kings- "Love Me"

 

Instru-Mental Breakdown:

Greg Townson- "Woo Hoo Holly Hop"

Deke Dickerson- "Echosonic Eldorado"

 

Duane Eddy on Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley- "American Trilogy" (with Duane Eddy on guitar)

Dion- "Jailhouse Rock"

Ricky Nelson- "Waitin' In School" (live)

 

Outro Music Bed: Scotty Moore- "Don't Be Cruel"

 

 

 

Jun 19, 2017
Danielle Colby interview/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 06-12-17
58:29

Danielle Colby from American Pickers (History channel) is our guest this week as discuss preserving history, music, producing a documentary on Tempest Storm, a request for Hillbilly Casino and lots more!  We also hear a new tune from Bailey Dee and rockers from The Blasters, The Delta Bombers, Dion, Th' Legendary Shack Shakers, The Starjays, Johnny Cash, J.D. Wilkes, Stray Cats, Rachel Brooke, a spoken word release from Tempest Storm and more!  

 

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

The Delta Bombers- "You Gotta Lose"

The Blasters- "Rebound"

Dion- Kickin' Child

Howlin' Wolf- "Come Back Home"

Sirocco Brothers- "Devil's Guitar"

Stray Cats- "Stray Cat Strut"

Th' Legendary Shack Shakers- "CB Song"

 

Danielle Colby interview:

Segment 1

Tempest Storm- "Tempest's Advice For Young Women"

Rachel Brooke- "Serpentine Blues"

Segment 2

Davina & Her Vagabonds- "Ain't That A Shame"

Segment 3

Hillbilly Casino- "Debt With The Devil"

 

Bailey Dee- "Too Long"

The Starjays- "Nobody Loves You Like Me"

Johnny Cash- "Blue Train"

JD Wilkes & The Dirt Daubers- "Let It Fly"

 

Outro Music Bed: Johnny Cash- "Rollin' Free"

Jun 12, 2017
Norbert Putnam: Elvis Celebration/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 06-05-17
58:30

Famed musician and producer, Norbert Putnam, joins Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour this week as we continue our Elvis Celebration.  2017 marks 40 years since Elvis' passing and we're celebrating his life and music.  Norbert tells us some great stories of his time in the studio with Elvis.  Plus, we hear NEW tunes from Lara Hope & The Arktones, Jake Calypso, Jake La Botz and The Bama Lamas with Gabrielle Sutton as well as rockers from Carl Perkins, Ricky Nelson, Dave Edmunds and Babe Miller!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Babe Miller- "Long Gone Daddy"

Lara Hope & The Arktones- "Fast, Cheap Or Well Done"

Jake Calypso- "Saturday Night To Tease"

Carl Perkins with NRBQ- "Sorry Charlie"

Dave Edmunds- "Paralyzed"

Ricky Nelson- "Cindy"

 

Norbert Putnam interview:

Tony Joe White- "Polk Salad Annie"

Segment 1

Elvis Presley- "Mystery Train/ Tiger Man" (studio jam)

Segment 2

Elvis Presley- "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On"

Segment 3

Elvis Presley- "Promised Land"

Segment 4

Elvis Presley- "Patch It Up"*

 

Jake La Botz- "How I Wish She Was Mine"

The Bama Lamas (with Gabrielle Sutton)- "Security"

 

Outro Music Bed: Johnny Ramone, Danny B. Harvey & Slim Jim Phantom- "Viva Las Vegas"

Jun 05, 2017
Wink & Sandy Martindale: Elvis Celebration/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 05-29-17
58:33

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!

 

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Janis Martin- "My Boy Elvis"

Ed Sullivan snippet

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"

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"

The Starlight Drifters- "She Just Misses Elvis (Sometimes)"

 

Outro Music Bed:  Scotty Moore- "Heartbreak Hotel"

May 29, 2017
Dean Z: Elvis Celebration/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 05-22-17
58:31

2013 Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist Champion, Dean Z, is guest this week on Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour as we continue our Elvis Celebration marking 40 years since his passing.  I caught up with Dean at the 2017 Nashville Elvis Festival to talk about his first exposure to Elvis, what it means to be an Elvis Tribute Artist, what's coming up and a special Presley request.  Plus, we hear Elvis tribute tunes by The Katmen and Carl Perkins along with covers from Cliff Richard, Lee Rocker, Robert Gordon, The Rockats, Buddy Holly, Shawn Camp & Billy Burnette, Carl Bradychock, Dave Edmunds and Link Wray!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

The Katmen- "We Need Elvis Back"

Elvis Presley- "Lawdy Miss Clawdy"

Robert Gordon & Chris Spedding- "I Beg Of You"

Carl Bradychok- "Such A Night"

The Rockats- "Heartbreak Hotel"

Carl Perkins- "The E.P. Express"

Lee Rocker- "Hard Headed Woman"

 

Dean Z interview:

Dean Z- "Baby Let's Play House"

Segment 1

Dean Z- "Blue Moon Of Kentucky"

Segment 2

Dean Z- "Trying To Get To You"

Segment 3

Elvis Presley- "I Don't Care If The Sun Don't Shine"

 

Shawn Camp & Billy Burnette- "All Shook Up"

Buddy Holly- "You're So Square (Baby I Don't Care)"
Cliff Richard- "Mean Woman Blues"

Cliff Richard- "His Latest Flame"

Elvis Presley- "Jailhouse Rock"

Link Wray- "Little Sister"

 

Outro Music Bed:  Swing Cats- "Heartbreak Hotel"

 

 

May 22, 2017
Brenda Lee: Elvis Celebration/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 05-15-17
58:36

"Little Miss Dynamite" Brenda Lee joins us this week as we start a regular Elvis Celebration feature on Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour.  2017 marks 40 years since Elvis left us in 1977 and we'll pay tribute with interviews, songs, cover tunes and more!  We talk with Brenda about her career, influences, Elvis, judging at the Nashville Elvis Festival and a special request.  Plus, we hear NEW tunes from Hayden Thompson, Kokomo Kings, The Mavericks, Truly Lover Trio, Dexter Shaw, Mo Al Jaz and rockers from Stray Cats, Dean Z, Jittery Jack, Lance Lipinsky and more!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"


Hayden Thompson- "To The Bone"

Stray Cats- "18 Miles To Memphis"

Kokomo Kings- "Too Good To Stay Away From"

Dexter Shaw & The Wolftones- "Mixed Up World"

Mo Al Jaz & Friends- "Nobody But You"

 

Brenda Lee interview:

Brenda Lee- "Dynamite"

Segment 1

Brenda Lee- "Jambalaya (On The Bayou)"

Segment 2

Brenda Lee- "Bigelow 6-200"

Segment 3

Brenda Lee- "Just Because"

Segment 4

Elvis Presley- "Are You Lonesome Tonight"


The Mavericks- "I Will Be Yours"

Kieron McDonald- "Goodbye Lonesome, Hello Baby Doll"

Truly Lover Trio- "Speed Limit"

Jittery Jack- "Heartbreaker"

Dean Z- "Mystery Train"

Lance Lipinsky & The Lovers- "A Boy Like Me, A Girl Like You"

Johnny Burnette & The Rock 'n' Roll Trio- "All By Myself"


Outro Music Bed: Chuck Berry- "Chuckwalk" 

May 15, 2017
Cover Charge Included show 3/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 05-08-17
58:58

It's our 3rd annual Cover Charge Included show on Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour!  All cover tunes all hour long!!  This time around, we hear Lee Rocker covering Bruce Springsteen, Ollie Vee covering Talking Heads, Chris Isaak covering Carl Perkins, Carl Perkins covering John Hiatt, The Baseballs covering R. Kelly, Wanda Jackson covering The Coasters, Southern Culture On The Skids covering Wanda Jackson, Di Maggio Connection covering Adam Ant, Levi Dexter & The Ripchords covering Gene Vincent and so much more!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Southern Culture On The Skids- "Funnel Of Love"

Wanda Jackson- "Searchin'"

Chris Isaak- "Your True Love"

Carl Perkins- "Memphis In The Meantime"

Ollie Vee- "Psycho Killer"

Dave & Phil Alvin- "Hide & Seek"

The Di Maggio Connection- "Goody Two Shoes"

Dave Edmunds- "Hey Good Lookin'"

Eddie Angel- "Buzz Buzz A Diddle It"

Levi Dexter & The Ripchords- "Bi-I-Bicky-Bi, Bo, Bo, Go"

James Hand- "Mona Lisa"

Lee Rocker- "Dancing In The Dark"

The Baseballs- "I Believe I Can Fly"

Link Wray- "Hound Dog"

Jim Lauderdale- "Lonely Weekends"

Blue Cats- "Secret Agent Man"

Dion- "Johnny B. Goode"

Robert Gordon- "It's Late"

 

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

 

May 08, 2017
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 05-01-17
59:01

WS "Fluke" Holland talks about being involved with the session that later became known as the "Million Dollar Quartet".  We'll hear the song the initial session was for (Carl Perkins' "Matchbox") as well as a track from the quartet.  Plus, we get songs from The Hoodoo Tones, Southern Culture On The Skids, BR5-49, Jeff Beck & The Big Town Playboys, The Planet Rockers, Webb Wilder, Wayne Hancock, Johnny Cash and more!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"


The Hoodoo Tones- "Blue"

Southern Culture On The Skids- "I Ain't Gonna Hang Around"

Brenda Lee- "Rock The Bop"

The Polecats- "School Of Rock & Roll"

Bill Haley & His Comets- "Two Hound Dogs"

Petunia & The Vipers- "Gitterbug"

Big Sandy & His Fly Rite Boys- "Hi-Billy Music"

The Blasters- "Fun On Saturday Night"

Webb Wilder- "Lonely Blue Boy"

Big Bopper- "Little Red Riding Hood"

Wayne Hancock- "Ride"

Fendermen- "Mule Skinner Blues"

Carl Perkins- "Matchbox"

WS "Fluke" Holland on the Million Dollar Quartet

Million Dollar Quartet- "Reconsider Baby"

BR5-49- "Cherokee Boogie"

Johnny Cash- "Five Feet High & Rising"

Jeff Beck & The Big Town Playboys- "Catman"

The Planet Rockers- "Moon Over Memphis"

The Modern Sounds- "Lonesome Joe From Kokomo"


Outro Music Bed: Chris Casello- "Hideaway"

 

May 01, 2017
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 04-24-17
59:00

We hear NEW tunes this week from Celine Lee, The Mavericks, Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives, Danny B. Harvey, Vince & The Sunboppers, Maureen & The Mercury 5, Phil Haley & His Comments, Legacaster and Cash O'Riley on this week's Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour.  Plus, we hear rockers from The Silvershakers, Harry Fontana, Reverend Horton Heat, Jerry Lee Lewis and more!!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Celine Lee- "Miss Atomic Bombshell 1949"

Vince & The Sunboppers- "Spinnin' Around"

Danny B. Harvey- "Texas Thunder"

Maureen & The Mercury 5- "What's It Gonna Take"

The Silvershakers- "What Makes Ya Tick?"

The Mavericks- "Damned (If You Do)"

Phil Haley & His Comments- "Baby Where Are You"

Harry Fontana- "I've Been Trying For A Long Time"

Legacaster- "Big Berry (Boss Man Guitar)"

Jerry Lee Lewis- "Rockin' My Life Away"

Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives- "Torpedo"

Al Ferrier- "Blues Stop Knocking (At My Door)"

Big Mama Thornton- "They Call Me Big Mama"

Cherry Divine- "Don't Ya"

Conway Twitty- "Shake It Up"

Cash O'Riley- "Tennessee Naughty Water"

Adam Lopez & His Rhythm Review- "I Lean"

Rudy Greene- "Juicy Fruit"

Reverend Horton Heat- "River Ran Dry"

 

Outro Music Bed: Cousin Harley- "Noodlin'"

Apr 24, 2017
Levi Dexter co-host/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 04-17-17
57:01

Levi Dexter joins us again this week to bring us an hour full of hand-picked tunes of some of his vintage and modern rockabilly favorites!  We'll hear JD McPherson, Crazy Cavan & The Rhythm Rockers, Joe Clay, The Blasters, Boz Boorer, Carl Perkins, Billy Harlan, Billy Fury, The Blue Cats and so much more!!  Plus, we get to hear why each is chosen!  Don't miss this record party with Rockabilly Hall Of Famer, Levi Dexter!!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

JD McPherson- "Scratchin' Circles"

Charlie Hightone- "Booze, Booze, Booze"

The Blue Cats- "The Norton Spirit (The Dazza Mix)"

Hal Harris- "Jitterbop Baby"

Boz Boorer- "B29 (Droppin' Bombs On Your Heart)"

Crazy Cavan & The Rhythm Rockers- "Wildest Cat In Town"

Carl Perkins- "Her Love Rubbed Off"

Hank Mizell- "Jungle Rock"

Joe Clay- "Goodbye, Goodbye"

Matchbox- "Rockabilly Rebel"

Ruby Ann- "I've Heard That Line Before"

Groovy Joe Poovey- "Move Around"

Billy Harlan- "I Wanna Bop"

Billy Fury- "Turn My Back On You"

Charlie Feathers- "One Hand Loose"

The Blasters- "So Long Baby Goodbye"

 

Outro Music Bed:  Link Wray- "Shawnee"

Apr 17, 2017
Bernie & Levi Dexter co-host/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 04-10-17
57:05

Bernie & Levi Dexter join Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour this week to co-host!  This week, Bernie Dexter hand picks all the tunes heard on the show (Levi is co-hosting next week too and picks a full hour's worth of songs as well).  Not only she one of the top pinup models in the world, she's one of the leading fashion designers and now shows off her impeccable taste in music with these stellar tracks!  Levi provides some wonderful stories as well and the 2 of them together make one of the most endearing couples you've ever met!!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Peanuts Wilson- "Cast Iron Arm"

The Jiants- "Tornado"

Levi Dexter- "Boppin' Bernie"

Charlie Feathers- "That Certain Female"

Ben Hewitt- "I Want A New Girl Now"

The Champs- "Midnighter"

Bonnie Lou- "Friction Heat"

Ronnie Dawson- "Just Rockin' & Rollin'"

Ronnie Dawson- "Do Do Do"

Hardrock Gunter (as "Sidney Jo Lewis")- "Boppin' To Grandfather's Clock"

Marcel Bontempi- "Dig A Hole (Bopper version)"

Jimmy McCracklin- "Let's Do It (The Chicken Scratch)"

Joe Clay- "Be Bop Boogie Bop"

The Rapiers- "Move It Baby"

Mario Bradley- "Bip Bop Baby"

Darrell Rhodes & The Falcons- "4 O'Clock Baby"

 

Outro Music Bed:  Kenichi Yamaguchi- "Cat Walk"

Apr 10, 2017
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 04-03-17/ New Chuck Berry & more!
58:58

We hear a NEW track from Chuck Berry's upcoming release on Dualtone as well as a few select tunes from his catalog.  Chuck Berry passed away March 18th, 2017 at 90 years old but leaves behing a lifetime of great music that we will always support.  We also pay tribute with some choice Chuck covers Buck Owens, Dion, Tommy Sands, Ernest Tubb, Jerry Lee Lewis and Rockpile.  Plus, we spin new tunes from Celine Lee and Mike Teardrop Trio and rockers from Dale Watson, Carl Perkins, JD McPherson, Brian Setzer Orchestra, Jake Penrod and more!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Carl Perkins- "Lonely Heart"

Dale Watson & The Jordanaires- "In The Jailhouse Now"

Buck Owens & His Buckaroos- "Johnny B. Goode"

Dion- "Nadine"

Chuck Berry- "Jaguar & Thunderbird"

JD McPherson- "Dimes For Nickels"

Brian Setzer Orchestra- "Drive Like Lightning (Crash Like Thunder)"

Ernest Tubb- "Thirty Days"

Jerry Lee Lewis- "Promised Land"

Chuck Berry- "Everyday We Rock & Roll"

Jake Calypso & His Red Hot- "Rock 'n' Roll Train"

Jake Penrod- "Lovesick Blues"

Tommy Sands- "Maybellene"

Rockpile- "Oh What A Thrill"

Chuck Berry- "Viva Viva Rock & Roll"

Chuck Berry- "Big Boys"

Mike Teardrop Trio- "Hangin' Around"

Celine Lee- "Sayonara Sucka"

Harmonica Sam & The Domestic Bumblebees- "Big Door"

Darrel Higham & Jittery Jack- "You Can't Touch"

 

Outro Music Bed: Chuck Berry- "Chuckwalk"

Apr 03, 2017
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 03-27-17
58:56

A couple of great collaborations on the show this week...Red Foley & Ernest Tubb (single from 1953, above compilation from 1956) and Dale Watson & Ray Benson (from 2017)!  We also get new tracks from JD McPherson and Cliff Richard, Dion talks to us about "Teenager In Love" and playing at Viva Las Vegas, the instru-Mental Breakdown returns and we hear classics from Jerry Lee Lewis, The Knitters, Jimmy Preston, Bo Diddley, Five Satins and lots more!!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"


Jerry Lee Lewis- "Goosebumps"

Boz Boorer- "Jitterbop Baby"

The Slapbacks- "Don't Treat Me This Way"

Cliff Richard- "Sweet Little Sixteen"

Bo Diddley- "You're Looking Good"

Hayden Thompson- "Love My Baby"

Red Foley & Ernest Tubb- "You're A Real Good Friend"

Marcel Riesco- "Oh Yeah"

Instru-Mental Breakdown:

Redd Volkaert- "Breakneck"

Dragon Jive- "Jivetonic"

JD McPherson- "A Little Respect"

Ronnie Dawson- "Rippin' & A Roarin'"

Dion on Viva Las Vegas and "Teenager In Love"

Dion & The Belmonts- "Teenager In Love"

The Five Satins- "In The Still Of The Night"

Jimmy Preston- "Rock The Joint"

The Knitters- "I'll Go Down Swinging"

The Millwinders- "Blue Blue Heart"

Dale Watson & Ray Benson- "I Wish You Knew"


Outro Music Bed:  Darrel Higham- "Cannonball Rag"

Mar 27, 2017
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 03-20-17
59:04

Dick Dale talks to us about his country roots influences plus we get new tracks from Little Lesley & The Bloodshots and Pat Capocci on this week's Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour!  We also hear rockers from Ricky Nelson, Sirocco Brothers, Ral Donner, Hillbilly Moon Explosion, Robbie Fulks, Charlie Rich Jr., Lee Rocker and more!!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Lee Rocker- "Viva Las Vegas"

Charlie Rich, JR.- "Break Up"

Link Wray- "Peggy Sue"

John Lindberg Rockabilly Trio- "Fame & Fortune"

Ricky Nelson- "You Tear Me Up"

Little Lesley & The Bloodshots- "Bad Girl"

Hillbilly Moon Explosion- "Heartbreak Boogie"

Howling Light- "The Love"

AJ & The Rockin' Trio- "Let's Howl At The Moon"

Howlin' Wolf- "Howlin' Wolf Boogie"

Mike Sanchez featuring Albert Lee- "Bertha Lou"

Ral Donner- "Poison Ivy League"

Dick Dale on Country Music influences

Dick Dale- "Ring Of Fire"

Robbie Fulks- "Cry, Cry, Cry"

The Everly Brothers- "When Will I Be Loved"

Pat Capocci- "Coming In Hot"

Sirocco Brothers- "Mean 'Ol Sky"

Sleepy LaBeef- "Honey Hush"

 

Outro Music Bed:  Sonny Burgess- "Thunderbird"

 

Mar 20, 2017
Drake Milligan from CMT's Sun Records (Elvis) interview and more!
59:19

Drake Milligan, from CMT's Sun Records series, joins the show this week.  We chat about his early love for Elvis, filming Sun Records in Memphis, his friendship with fellow cast mates, an Elvis request and more!  We also hear new tunes from Imelda May, Lance Lipinsky & The Lovers, Roy Orbison (from the newly released Black & White Night 30) and rockers from BR5-49, Dale Watson, Carl Perkins, Kristyn Harris, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, B.B. King, Wanda Jackson and Kim Lenz!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Lance Lipinsky & The Lovers- "Move, Move, Move"

BR5-49- "Little Ramona (Gone Hillbilly Nuts)"

Dale Watson- "Drive, Drive, Drive"

Kristyn Harris- "Travelin' In My Boots"

Wanda Jackson- "Baby Loves Him"

 

Drake Milligan interview:

Elvis Presley- "You're A Heartbreaker"

Segment 1

Elvis Presley- "Good Rockin' Tonight"

Segment 2

Elvis Presley- "That's When Your Heartaches Begin"

Segment 3

Elvis Presley- "My Baby Left Me"

 

B.B. King- "She's Dynamite"

Jerry Lee Lewis- "Breathless"

Johnny Cash- "Next In Line"

Imelda May- "Black Tears"

Kim Lenz- "Shadows On The Old Bayou"

Roy Orbison- "Claudette" (live)

Carl Perkins- "Honey Don't"

 

Outro Music Bed:  Link Wray- "Heartbreak Hotel"

 

Mar 13, 2017
Strings Attached (guitar tribute)/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 03-06-17
59:11

It's our first "Strings Attached" show where we pay tribute to guitarists past and present.  We hear interview snippets from John Fogerty on Carl Perkins, Dick Dale on Pulp Fiction, Billy Gibbons on Buddy Guy and Jimmy Vivino on Scotty Moore.  Plus, we hear rockin' guitar tunes from Eddie Cochran, Duane Eddy, Buddy Holly, Jimmie Vaughan, Chris Casello Trio, Larry Collins & Joe Maphis and lots more!!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

The Katmen- "Big Hunk Of Love"

Danny B. Harvey & Annie Marie Lewis- "Rock Little Baby"

John Fogerty on Carl Perkins

Carl Perkins & John Fogerty- "All Mama's Children"

Deke Dickerson- "Double Clutchin'"

Buddy Holly- "That'll Be The Day"

Billy Gibbons on Buddy Guy

Buddy Guy & Billy Gibbons- "Wear You Out"

Jimmie Vaughan- "I Ain't Never"

Link Wray- "Run Chicken Run"

Larry Collins & Joe Maphis- "Hurricane"

Chuck Berry- "Johnny B. Goode"

Dick Dale on Quentin Tarantino & Pulp Fiction

Dick Dale- "Miserlou"

Eddie Cochran- "Jelly Bean"

Duane Eddy- "Up And Down"

Chris Casello Trio- "The Stinger"

Levi Dexter & The Gretsch Brothers- "7 Nights To Rock"

Jimmy Vivino on Scotty Moore

Elvis Presley- "That's All Right"

 

Outro Music Bed:  Link Wray- "Shawnee"

 

Mar 06, 2017
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 02-27-17
58:59

We hear new tracks from Ollie Vee, Outlawed & The Hollow Bodies, an interview snippet from JD McPherson talking about Robert Plant and a Cash cover from Dale Watson.  Plus, we spin requests for Elvis Presley and The Beat Farmers and rockers from Linda Gail Lewis, Junior Brown, The Dave & Deke Combo, Lee Hazlewood, The Tennessee Three, Charlie Rich, Paul Pigat and more!!

 

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Sean Coleman & The Quasars- "Burnin' Up"

Rebel Dean- "She's So Perfect"

Johnny Cymbal- "Mr. Bass Man"

The Dave & Deke Combo- "Salty Boogie"

Kitty, Daisy & Lewis- "Goin' Up The Country"

Elvis Presley- "My Baby Left Me"

Linda Gail Lewis- "Big Bayou"

Charlie Rich- "Midnite Blues"

Tennessee Three- "There You Go"

Lee Hazlewood- "Pretty Jane"

JD McPherson on Robert Plant

JD McPherson- "Head Over Heels"

Outlawed & The Hollow Bodies- "Hear The Bomb Drop (Chicka Boom Boom)"

Johnny Cash- "Hidden Shame"

Billy Lee Riley- "Great Balls Of Fire"

Dale Watson- "Guess Things Happen That Way"

The Beat Farmers- "Big Rock Candy Mountain"

Junior Brown- "Guitar Man"

Ollie Vee- "It's Hot"

Paul Pigat- "Jukin'"

 

Outro Music Bed:  Cousin Harley- "Weasel in The Henhouse"

 

 

Feb 27, 2017
Nashville Elvis Festival preview and more! Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 02-20-17
59:00

Tom Brown & Brian Mayes of Nashville Elvis Festival join the show on location from the top of Grays On Main in Franklin, TN which is one of the locations of the events during the festival weekend.  We discuss their background, the upcoming festival and spin song requests of some favorite Elvis tunes!  Plus, we sneak in a couple of Elvis covers from Conway Twitty & Robert Gordon too!  If that isn't enough, we hear a brand NEW tune from The Mavericks as well as rockers from Carl Perkins, Webb Wilder, Kent Rose, Johnny Cash and more!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"


Tom Tall & His Tom Kats- "Stack-A-Records"

Brian Setzer- "Ignition" (live)

Gene Vincent & His Blue Caps- "Get It"

Webb Wilder- "Tell Me Why, Charlene"

Johnny Cash- "Train Of Love"

Conway Twitty- "Treat Me Nice"

Robert Gordon & Chris Spedding- "(You're So Square) Baby I Don't Care"


Tom Brown & Brian Mayes interview

Elvis Presley- "Mystery Train"

Segment 1

Elvis Presley- "I Forgot To Remember To Forget"

Segment 2

Elvis Presley- "Boss Nova Baby"

Segment 3

Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers- "Blue Moon Of Kentucky"

Segment 4

Elvis Presley- "A Little Less Conversation"


The Mavericks- "Brand New Day"

Carl Perkins- "Put Your Cat Clothes On" (live)

Kent Rose- "If You Dig It"

Red Simpson- "The Highway Patrol"


Outro Music Bed:  Big Sandy & His Fly Rite Boys- "Strollin' With Mary Jane"

 

Feb 20, 2017
New tunes and more! Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 02-13-17
59:00

Half the show this week features brand new tunes from Dale Watson & Ray Benson, Hayden Thompson, Nikki Lane, The Sugar Daddies, Derek Irving & His Combo, Babe Miller, Texas T & The Shinerunners and The Rob Ryan Roadshow.  We also hear Billy Harlan talk about "I Wanna Bop" and rockers from Johnny Horton, Rosie Flores, Elvis Presley, Dion, JD McPherson and more!!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Hayden Thompson- "Trouble On The Line"
The Rob Ryan Roadshow- "Monkey Beat City"

Johnny Horton- "Honky Tonk Mind (The Woman I Need)"

JD McPherson- "It Shook Me Up"

Rosie Flores & The Pine Valley Cosmonauts- "Get Rhythm"

Babe Miller- "How Do We Rock"

Johnny Powers- "Good Gracious Me"

Malcolm Yelvington- "Drinkin' Wine Spo-Dee-O-Dee"

Dion- "Mean Woman Blues"

Texas T & The Shinerunners- "Don't Over Think It"

The Palomars- "All I Can Do Is Cry"

Derek Irving & His Combo- "Combo Boogie"

Billy Harlan talks about "I Wanna Bop"

Billy Harlan- "I Wanna Bop"

Bob Luman- "Try Me"

Nikki Lane- "Jackpot"

Elvis Presley- "Viva Las Vegas"

Dale Watson & Ray Benson- "Bus' Breakdown"

The Sugar Daddies- "Saturday Night"

 

Outro Music Bed: Danny B. Harvey- "Cattin' Around"

 

 

Feb 13, 2017
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 02-06-17
58:56

Hot new tunes hit the playlist this week from The Slapbacks, Maryann & The Tri-Tones, Hoodoo Tones, Ramblin' Bandits and Lucky 7.5.7.  Plus, we hear Slim Jim Phantom talk about his standing drum style and rockin' tracks from Hot Rod Lincoln, Red Sovine, Bill Kirchen, The Bellfuries, High Noon, Buck Owens, Dale Watson and more!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Hot Rod Lincoln- "Lonesome Train"

Maryann & The Tri-Tones- "Got You On My Mind"

Leroi Brothers- "Hip Hip Baby"

Red Sovine- "Juke Joint Johnny"

Restless- "Travellin' Man"

Hoodoo Tones- "Northern Style"

Bill Kirchen- "Rockabilly Funeral"

High Noon- "Let's Go Daddy-O"

Buck Owens- "Sweet Thing"

The Blasters- "Real Rock Drive"

The Slapbacks- "Take It Easy"

The Bellfuries- "Why Do You Haunt Me"

Slim Jim Phantom on standing drum style

Stray Cats- "Stray Cat Strut"

Ricky Nelson- "If You Can't Rock Me"

Ramblin' Bandits- "Why, Why, Why"

Lucky 7.5.7.- "Do You Remember"

Dale Watson- "You're Humbuggin' Me"

Rosie Flores- "It Came From Memphis"

 

Outro Music Bed:  Di Maggio Brothers- "High Speed Pickin'"

Feb 06, 2017
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 01-30-17/ Ameripolitan 2
58:31

We hear more of the nominees for the 2017 Ameripolitan Music Awards this week from Lance Lipinsky, Marcel Riesco, Chris Casello, The Silvershakers, Babe Miller, Lara Hope, Cherry Divine, Don Diego Trio, Adam Lopez and Country Side Of Harmonica Sam.  Plus, we get new tunes from Deke Dickerson, Larry Collins, classics from Elvis Presley, Wanda Jackson and more!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"


Dion- "Believe What You Say"

Lance Lipinsky- "Night Owl"

Bailey Dee- "Voodoo"

Country Side Of Harmonica Sam- "That's Why I Sing In A Honky Tonk"

Elvis Presley- "I'm Left, You're Right, She's Gone"

Deke Dickerson- "Nashville Boogie"

Don Diego Trio- "You're Barking Up The Wrong Tree"

Adam Lopez- "My Place"

Stray Cats- "Something's Wrong With My Radio"

Twisted Rod- "Thunder & Lightning"

Babe Miller- "What It Feels Like (To Slip Around)"

Lara Hope & The Ark-Tones- "I'm The One"

Cherry Divine- "Queen Of Rockabilly"

Wanda Jackson (with The Cramps)- "Funnel Of Love"

The Silvershakers- "Loose Cannon"

Marcel Riesco- "If Only"

Chris Casello- "Chris' Guitar Boogie"

Larry Collins- "Rockabilly Forever (Screw The Rest)"

Dale Hawkins- "Wildcat Tamer"


Outro Music Bed:  Larry Collins- "T-Bone"

 

Jan 30, 2017
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 01-23-17/ Ameripolitan 1
58:30

This week and next we spotlight some of the artists nominated for the 2017 Ameripolitan Music Awards being held on February 15th, 2017 at the Paramount Theatre in Austin, TX.  Some of the nominees heard on this week's show include Cash O'Riley, Joel Paterson, Nathan Belt & The Buckles, Bloodshot Bill, Jittery Jack, Rockin' Bonnie, Malpass Brothers, The Cactus Blossoms, Carolyn Sills, Doel Brothers and Fia Sco.  We also hear new tunes from Hot Rhythm Rumblers, Ollie Vee, Cliff Richard, a new Dale Yeah segment with Dale Watson and more!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Cash O'Riley- "Everytime You Walk"

Hot Rhythm Rumblers- "Texas Swing"

Fia Sco & The Majestics- "Catty Town"

Johnny Burnette- "Lonesome Tears In My Eyes"

Rocky Burnette & Darrel Higham- "Victory Train"

Doel Brothers- "Rockin' On A Hardwood Floor"

Carolyn Sills Combo- "Big Canoe"

The Cactus Blossoms- "Clown Collector"

The Malpass Brothers- "It'll Be Me"

Rockin' Bonnie- "I've Done Gone Hog Wild"

Jittery Jack & Darrel Higham- "Red Hot Mama"

Ollie Vee- "Feeling Bad"

Bloodshot Bill- "Crazy 'Bout A Girl"

Johnny Cash- "I've Been Everywhere"

Roy Orbison- "Go Go Go"

Dale Yeah

Nathan Belt & The Buckles- "Ain't Gonna Worry My Mind"

Dale Watson- "Birmingham Breakdown" (live)

Cliff Richard- "Memphis, Tennessee"

Joel Paterson- "Pensacola Rhythm"

 

Outro Music Bed:  Link Wray- "The Swag"

Jan 23, 2017
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 01-16-17
58:25

New tunes from Imelda May, Nico Duportal & His Rhythm Dudes, The Rolling Stones, Kenley Collins, Wayne Hancock, Benny & The Flybyniters and Whiskey Kiss make their debut on the show this week!  We also get requests for Robert Gordon, The Collins Kids and rockers from Jimmie Vaughan, Eddie Cochran, Patsy Cline, Levi Dexter & Magic, Nikki Hill, Nick Curran, Dibbs Preston & Jerry Lee Lewis with Charlie Rich!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

The Collins Kids- "Mercy"

Jimmie Vaughan (with Lou Ann Barton)- "Lonely Weekends"

Dibbs Preston & The Detonators- "Part Time Lover"

Nico Duportal & His Rhythm Dudes- "Don't You See"

Imelda May- "Call Me"

Buddy Holly- "Heartbeat"

The Rolling Stones- "I Gotta Go"

Nick Curran & The Nitelifes- "Heeby Jeebies"

Nikki Hill- "Oh My"

Kenley Collins- "Stop & Listen"

Patsy Cline- "Stop, Look & Listen"

Robert Gordon with Danny Gatton- "Love My Baby"

Jerry Lee Lewis & Charlie Rich- "Am I To Be The One"

Levi Dexter & Magic- "Blue Days, Black Nights"

Wayne Hancock- "Divorce Me C.O.D."

Eddie Cochran- "Teenage Heaven"

Benny & The Flybyniters- "She Knocks Me Out"

Whiskey Kiss- "Keep It To Myself"

 

Outro Music Bed:  DiMaggio Connection- "A Night In Shanghai"

 

 

 

Jan 16, 2017
Cliff Richard interview! Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 01-09-17
58:41

Sir Cliff Richard is our special guest this week as we discuss his new project (and 102nd overall), Just...Fabulous Rock 'n' Roll!  We'll hear several tunes from this project as well as songs with The Shadows and Phil Everly!  Plus, we hear a new live track from Brian Setzer, a classic live track from Ricky Nelson, rockers from Charlie Feathers, Creedence Clearwater Revival, The Cactus Blossoms and pay tribute to recent Grammy Hall Of Fame song inductee, Dion's "The Wanderer"!

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Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"


Brian Setzer- "Vinyl Records"

Ricky Nelson- "Milk Cow Blues"


Cliff Richard interview

Cliff Richard & The Shadows- "Dynamite"

Segment 1

Cliff Richard- "Roll Over Beethoven"

Segment 2

Cliff Richard & Elvis Presley- "Blue Suede Shoes"

Cliff Richard & The Shadows- "C'mon Everybody"

Segment 3

Cliff Richard- "Move It"

Cliff Richard & Phil Everly- "She Means Nothing To Me"

Segment 4

Cliff Richard- "Dimples"


Dion- "The Wanderer"

Charlie Feathers- "Wild Wild Party"

Creedence Clearwater Revival- "My Baby Left Me"

The Cactus Blossoms- "You're Dreaming"


Outro Music Bed: Duane Eddy- "Peter Gunn"

 

Jan 09, 2017
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 01-02-17
58:05

We kick off 2017 with an hour of rockers from Wanda Jackson, Bill Kirchen, Robert Gordon, "Big" (Big Mama Thornton, Big Sandy) vs. "Little" (Little Richard, Little Willie John, Little Junior Parker), Lance Lipinsky, Lee Rocker, The Sonics, Gene Vincent (tune from Hot Rod Gang) and much more!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Wanda Jackson- "Nervous Breakdown"

Lance Lipinsky & The Lovers- "Fool A Fool"

The Clovers- "Down In The Alley"

Carl Perkins- "Matchbox"

Rhythm Preachers- "Rockin' Fools"

Big Mama Thornton- "Hound Dog"

Big Sandy & His Fly Rite Boys- "Ruby Jane"

Little Junior Parker- "Feelin' Good"

Little Willie John- "I'm Shakin'"

Little Richard- "Ooh! My Soul"

Charlie Hightone & The Rock-its- "Hot Rhythm"

The Sonics- "Jenny, Jenny"

Robert Gordon- "Flyin' Saucer Rock & Roll"

Lee Rocker- "Honey Don't"

Kay Adams & BR549- "Mama Was A Rock (Daddy Was A Rolling Stone)"

AJ & The Rockin' Trio- "You Lose"

Gene Vincent- "Dance In The Street"

Starlight Drifters- "I Want You, I Need You, I Love You"

Bill Kirchen- "Oxblood"

Billy Brown- "Meet Me In The Alley Sally"

 

Outro music bed: James Burton & Ralph Mooney- "Moonshine"

Jan 02, 2017
All Christmas!/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 12-25-16
58:28

It's an hour full of Christmas tunes on this week's Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour!  We hear new Christmas tunes from Bill Kirchen, Dale Watson, Nathan Belt & The Buckles, She & Him, Jack Skuller and holiday classics from the Lewis family (Jerry Lee, Linda Gail & Annie Marie), Dion, Elvis Presley, George Jones, The Mavericks, Brenda Lee and more!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Big Bad Voodoo Daddy- "Rockabilly Christmas"

 

The Mavericks- "Santa Claus Is Back In Town"

Elvis Presley- "Blue Christmas"

Chet Atkins- "Jingle Bell Rock"

Billy Burnette- "Hey Daddy"

Chris Isaak- "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town"

Brenda Lee- "Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree"

Jack Skuller- "Empty Stocking Blues"

The Cadillacs- "Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer"

Ral Donner- "Christmas Day"

George Jones- "My Mom & Santa Claus"

Billy Fury- "My Christmas Prayer"

Dion- "Merry Christmas Baby"

Jerry Lee Lewis- "I Can't Have A Merry Christmas Mary (Without You)"
Linda Gail Lewis- "Make Somebody Happy This Christmas"

Annie Marie Lewis & Danny B. Harvey- "Rock 'N' Roll Christmas"

Bill Kirchen- "Santa Claus Wants Some Lovin'"

Dale Watson & His Lonestars- "Christmas To Me"

She & Him- "The Man With The Bag"

Nathan Belt & The Buckles- "Santa Bring My Baby Back To Me"

 

Outro music bed: Brian Setzer Orcestra- "Carol Of The Bells"

 

Dec 22, 2016
Christmas and more! Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 12-19-16
59:02

This week, we hear a recent Christmas tune and favorite holiday tradition from Reverend Horton Heat as well as more Christmas tunes from Los Straitjackets, Susan Marshall, Bill Haley & His Comets, The Holly Twins with Eddie Cochran, Hillbilly Casino, Buck Owens and The Honeydippers.  Plus, we hear some rockers from Webb Wilder, Dave & Phil Alvin, Lee Rocker, Hillbilly Moon Explosion, Red Foley, The Royal Hounds, JD McPherson and more!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Big Bad Voodoo Daddy- "Rockabilly Christmas"

 

Los Straitjackets- "Frosty The Snowman"

The Honeydippers- "Hoy, Hoy, Hoy (Rockin' On Christmas Eve)"

Lee Rocker- "Rockin' Harder"

Webb Wilder- "Rough & Tumble Guy"

Joakim Tinderholt & His Band- "Stumble & Fumble"

Buck Owens- "Santa Looked A Lot Like Daddy"

Hillbilly Casino- "Let It Snow"

Hillbilly Moon Explosion- "You Miss Something"

The Royal Hounds- "Make It Hail"

The Paladins- "Good Lovin'"

The Holly Twins with Eddie Cochran- "I Want Elvis For Christmas"

Susan Marshall- "Jingle Bells"

Johnny Cash- "There You Go"

Ritchie Valens- "Ooh My Head"

JD McPherson- "Precious"

Jim Heath (Reverend Horton Heat) on favorite holiday tradition

Reverend Horton Heat- "Donuts In The Snow"

Bill Haley & His Comets- "Jingle Bell Rock"

Red Foley- "Crazy Little Guitar Man"

Dave & Phil Alvin- "How You Want It Done"

 

Outro music bed: Brian Setzer Orchestra- "Hark The Herald Angels Sing"

 

Dec 19, 2016
Christmas, new tunes & more! Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 12-12-16
59:02

We hear new tunes from Wayne Hancock, Elvis Presley with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Country Side Of Harmonica Sam, Jack Skuller, Skip Frontz Jr. & His Left Handed Luckies and The Belmonts this week.  We also pay tribute to Bobby Vee who passed away on October 24th.  Plus, we get a Christmas installment of "Dale Yeah" by Dale Watson as well as Christmas tunes from Dale, Rosie Flores, Si Cranstoun, Lara Hope & The Arktones, Southern Culture On The Skids, Ricky Nelson, Martin Cilia, Jack Scott and more!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Big Bad Voodoo Daddy- "Rockabilly Christmas"


Si Cranstoun- "A Christmas Twist"

Lara Hope & The Arktones- "Santa Claus Is Back In Town"

Wayne Hancock- "Slingin' Rhythm"

Skip Frontz Jr. & His Left-Handed Luckies- "Asphalt In My Veins"

Paul Pigat- "Rock A Hula Baby"

Ricky Nelson- "The Christmas Song"

Jack Scott- "There's Trouble Brewin'"

Country Side Of Harmonica Sam- "Lookout Heart"

Rebel Dean & Linda Gail Lewis- "Burning The Candle (Both Ends)"

Jack Skuller- "Slinky"

Martin Cilia- "Jingle Bells"

Southern Culture On The Skids- "Silver Bells"

Bobby Vee- "Suzie Baby"

Deke Dickerson- "The Hatchet Man"

Dale Yeah (Christmas edition) with Dale Watson

Rosie Flores- "Christmas On West Mistletoe"

Dale Watson- "Christmas In Vegas"

Elvis Presley & - "Big Hunk Of Love"

The Belmonts- "Welcome Me Back Home"

Eddie Cochran- "Little Lou"


Outro music bed: Eddie Cochran- "Eddie's Blues"

Dec 12, 2016
Segment 3 of "Feel Like Going Home: The Songs Of Charlie Rich"/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 12-05-16
58:27

We hear our 3rd and final segment of "Feel Like Going Home: The Songs Of Charlie Rich" with tunes and interviews from artists appearing on this new release on Memphis International Records.  This episode we speak with Preston Shannon and Susan Marshall.  Interviews were conducted at the Sam Phillips Recording Services Studio at 639 Madison Avenue in Memphis.  Not only was the bulk of this tribute album recorded there but it was the same studio Charlie Rich recorded most of his songs during his time with Sam Phillips. In fact, it's the SAME piano there in the studio!


We also hear Christmas tunes from Charlie Rich, Elvis Presley, Billy Burnette and classics from James Intveld and Lefty Frizzell!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"


James Intveld- "Modern Don Juan"

Lefty Frizzell- "You're Humbugging Me"

 

Feel Like Going Home: The Songs Of Charlie Rich

Snippet of "Feel Like Going Home"- Kevin Connolly

Preston Shannon interview

Segment 1

Preston Shannon- "Easy Money"

Segment 2

Charlie Rich- "Big Man"

Segment 3

Anita Suhanin- "Midnight Blues"

Will Kimbrough- "Sittin' & Thinkin'"

 

Susan Marshall interview

Segment 1

Susan Marshall- "Time & Again"

Segment 2

Charlie Rich- "Rebound"

Segment 3

Snippet of "Feel Like Going Home"- Kevin Connolly

 

Charlie Rich- "Santa Claus' Daughter"

Elvis Presley- "Santa Bring My Baby Back (To Me)

Billy Burnette- "Rock & Roll In Christmas"

 

Outro music bed: Los Straitjackets- "Sleigh Bells"

 

Dec 05, 2016
Segment 2 of "Feel Like Going Home: The Songs Of Charlie Rich"/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 11-28-16
59:01

We hear our 2nd segment (of 3) of "Feel Like Going Home: The Songs Of Charlie Rich" with tunes and interviews from artists appearing on this new release on Memphis International Records.  This episode we speak with Jerry Phillips (one of Sam's sons), Holli Mosley, Halley Phillips (co-producer of Holli's track/ Jerry's daughter) and singer-songwriter Keith Sykes.  Interviews were conducted at the Sam Phillips Recording Services Studio at 639 Madison Avenue in Memphis.  Not only was the bulk of this tribute album recorded there but it was the same studio Charlie Rich recorded most of his songs during his time with Sam Phillips. In fact, it's the SAME piano there in the studio!

We also hear tunes from Howlin' Wolf, Jerry Lee Lewis and Big Sand & His Fly Rite Boys!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Feel Like Going Home:

Shooter Jennings- "Rebound"

Jerry Phillips interview

Segment 1

Charlie Rich- "Right Behind You Baby"

Segment 2

Jackie Brenston & His Delta Cats- "Rocket 88"

 

Holli Mosley & Halley Phillips interview

Segment 1

Holli Mosely- "Who Will The Next Fool Be"

Segment 2

Johnny Hoy- "Don't Put No Headstone On My Grave"

 

Keith Sykes interview

Segment 1

Charlie Rich- "Lonely Weekends"

Segment 2

Keith Sykes with Grace Askew- "Everything I Do Is Wrong"

 

Howlin' Wolf- "How Many More Years"

Jerry Lee Lewis- "Mean Woman Blues"

Big Sandy & His Fly Rite Boys- "Feelin' Kinda Lucky"

 

Outro music bed: Joel Paterson- "Fender Freeze"

Nov 28, 2016
Segment 1 of "Feel Like Going Home: The Songs Of Charlie Rich"/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 11-21-16
58:25

We hear our first (of 3) segments called "Feel Like Going Home: The Songs Of Charlie Rich" with tunes and interviews from artists appearing on this new release on Memphis International Records.  This episode we speak with Charlie Rich Jr. as well as the album's producer, Michael Dinallo.  Interviews were conducted at the Sam Phillips Recording Services Studio at 639 Madison Avenue in Memphis.  Not only was the bulk of this tribute album recorded there but it was the same studio Charlie Rich recorded most of his songs during his time with Sam Phillips. In fact, it's the SAME piano there in the studio!

We also hear NEW tracks from The B-Stars, Pat Capocci and rockers from the Cochran Brothers, Wanda Jackson and Johnny Cash!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

The B-Stars- "The Everything Blues"

The Cochran Brothers- "Tired & Sleepy"

Feel Like Going Home: The Songs Of Charlie Rich

Snippet of "Feel Like Going Home"- Kevin Connolly

Jim Lauderdale- "Lonely Weekends"

Charlie Rich, Jr interview

Segment 1

Charlie Rich- "Philadelphia Baby"

Segment 2

Charlie Rich, Jr- "Break Up"

Segment 3

The Malpass Brothers- "Caught In The Middle"

 

Mercy Brothers- "Misery Train"

Michael Dinallo interview

Segment 1

Juliet Simmons Dinallo- "Whirlwind"

Segment 2

Charlie Rich- "Gonna Be Waitin'"

Segment 3

Snippet of "Feel Like Going Home"- Kevin Connolly

 

Pat Capocci- "Burn It Down Baby"

Wanda Jackson- "Mean Mean Man"

Johnny Cash- "One Piece At A Time"

 

Outro music bed: The Hawk (Jerry Lee Lewis)- "In The Mood"

 

Nov 21, 2016
Nathan Belt & The Buckles live and more! Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 11-14-16
59:28

We continue our Behind The Limelight experience this week as we welcome Nathan Belt & The Buckles.  Hear exclusive live performances and interviews recorded at Sheyegirl Coffee Co. in Ashland City, TN.  Plus, we get first spins of 2 NEW studio tracks from them recorded in Nashville, TN!  We also hear new tunes from Dale Watson, The Mavericks (from their latest live project) and rockers from Gene Vincent, John Fogerty, Elvis Presley and Chris Isaak!!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Gene Vincent & His Blue Caps- "Blue Jean Bop"

John Fogerty- "Southern Streamline"

The Mavericks- "Come Unto Me"

snippet of Elvis Presley on The Milton Berle Show

Elvis Presley- "Blue Moon Of Kentucky"

Nathan Belt & The Buckles- "Ain't Gonna Worry My Mind" *

Nathan Belt & The Buckles- "Good Rockin' Tonight"

Segment 1

Nathan Belt & The Buckles- "Money Makes The World Go 'Round"

Nathan Belt & The Buckles- "That's All Right"

Nathan Belt & The Buckles- "400 Miles To Heaven" *

Segment 2

Nathan Belt & The Buckles- "I Walk The Line"

Nathan Belt & The Buckles- "Who Will The Next Fool Be"

Segment 3

Nathan Belt & The Buckles- "Ring Of Fire"

*= New studio recordings

 

Dale Watson- "Lonely Blue Boy"

Chris Isaak- "Trying To Get You"

 

Outro Music Bed: Nathan Belt & The Buckles- "Hold Still"

Nov 14, 2016
Joel DaSilva and the Midnight Howl live plus new tunes/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 11-07-16
59:24

This week's Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour is jam packed with new tunes and stellar live recordings!  We get an exclusive live performance and interview with Joel DaSilva & The Midnight Howl recorded during their summer tour at Sheyegirl Coffee Co. in Ashland City, TN as part of their "Behind The Limelight" series.  As a bonus, we hear a couple of studio tracks as well as one from his previous band, Hep Cat Boo Daddies.  Plus, we spin brand NEW tracks from Rambling Bandits, Dex Romweber, Nico Duportal & His Rhythm Dudes, The Royal Hounds, Ruby Dee & The Snakehandlers, Darrel Higham (with Robert Plant) and Kenichi Yamaguchi!  We also pay a track from Joe Clay who unfortunately passed away September 26th.  His legacy touched generations following and will continue to inspire!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"


Joel DaSilva & The Midnight Howl- "Love My Gal"*

Ramblin' Bandits- "On A Hill"

Joe Clay- "Ducktail"

Dex Romweber- "Lonesome Train"

Nico Duportal & His Rhythm Dudes- "I Know The Rules"

Joel DaSilva & The Midnight Howl- exclusive live session

Joel DaSilva & The Midnight Howl- "Fast One In B"

Interview segment 1

Joel DaSilva & The Midnight Howl-"Boogie Real Low"

Interview segment 2

Joel DaSilva & The Midnight Howl- "Let's Not Fight,

                                                            Let's Make Some Love"

Joel DaSilva & The Midnight Howl- "Rockin' Rollin'"*

Joel DaSilva & The Midnight Howl- "Michigan Girl"

Interview segment 3

Joel DaSilva & The Midnight Howl- "Home"

Hep Cat Boo Daddies- "Red Hot"

The Royal Hounds- "On The Verge"

Ruby Dee & The Snakehandlers- "Mean Mean Woman"

Darrel Higham (with Robert Plant)- "Please Give Me Something"

Kenichi Yamaguchi- "6120 Boogie"

 

Outro Music Bed: Hep Cat Boo Daddies- "Dan Dan The Fireman"

Nov 07, 2016
Chuck Berry countdown #2 and #1/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 10-31-16
58:42

We hear #2 and #1 in our Favorite Chuck Berry Song Countdown this week!  Plus we get Berry covers from both Rockpile and Jerry Lee Lewis.  We also hear new track from The Baseballs and Boz Boorer as well as tunes from 13 Cats, Matt Hill, Liz Brasher, Jessica Lee Wilkes, Charlie Thompson, Chris Casello, JD McPherson, Alan Mills with Darrel Higham and a lot more!

 

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro music bed: Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues

 

The Baseballs- "Never Ever"

13 Cats- "Crazy Baby"

 

#2 Chuck Berry- "You Never Can Tell"

 

Billy Fury- "Turn My Back On You"

JD McPherson- "It's All Over But The Shouting"

Rockpile- "Let It Rock" (live at Montreux 1980)

Alan Mills (with Darrel Higham)- "Gene Jeanie"

Boz Boorer- "El Camino Real"

Charlie Thompson- "We're Buggin' Out"

Chris Casello Trio- "Linda Lu"

Jerry Lee Lewis- "Promised Land"

Jessica Lee Wilkes- "Love Like Crazy"

Joe Alexander & The Cubans (with Chuck Berry on guitar)- "Oh Maria"

Liz Brasher- "Muddy Roots"

Matt Hill- "Caramel Baby"

Bill Haley & His Comets- "Razzle Dazzle"

Rocky Burnette with Darrel Higham- "Baby Bye Bye"

 

#1 Chuck Berry (listen to show above to reveal #1 tune in countdown)

 

Outro music bed:  Chuck Berry- "Long Fast Jam"

Oct 31, 2016
Chuck Berry Countdown 6-3 and more! Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 10-24-16
59:16

We continue our "Favorite Chuck Berry Song Countdown" as we hear #6 through #3.  We've also got Chuck Berry covers from Stray Cats, Liam Grundy, Eddie Angel, Ricky Nelson, Elvis Presley and Buddy Holly.  Plus, hear new tunes from Kenichi Yamaguchi, Darrel Higham & Jittery Jack, The Millwinders and rockers from Linda Gail Lewis, Jai Malano, Billy Lee Riley, Charlie Rich & more!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro music bed: Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues

 

Billy Lee Riley- "Got The Water Boiling"

Jai Malano- "Rocket Girl"

 

#6 Chuck Berry- "No Particular Place To Go"

Stray Cats- "Beautiful Delilah"

Liam Grundy- "Back In The USA"

 

Kenichi Yamaguchi- "Memphis Train"

Levi & The Gretsch Brothers- "Teddy Boy Rock & Roll"

 

#5 Chuck Berry- "Nadine"

Eddie Angel- "Almost Grown"

Rick Nelson- "I'm Talking About You"

 

The Millwinders- "Two Timing Fool"

Charlie Rich- "Who Will The Next Fool Be"

 

#4 Chuck Berry- "Let It Rock"

Elvis Presley- "Memphis, Tennessee"

Buddy Holly- "Brown Eyed Handsome Man"

 

Darrel Higham & Jittery Jack- "Big City Blues"

Carl Perkins- "Glad All Over"

 

#3 Chuck Berry- "Maybellene"

 

The Obscuritones- "Ready To Roll"

Linda Gail Lewis- "Don't Stop Now"

 

Outro music bed: Chuck Berry- "O Rangutang"

Oct 24, 2016
Chuck Berry Countdown 10-7 and more!/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 10-17-16
59:15

We begin our "Favorite Chuck Berry Song Countdown" this week as voted on by you!  We hear #10 through #7 this episode.  This to celebrate Chuck's 90th birthday on October 18th!!  We also get some Berry cover tunes from Sleepy LaBeef, Dave Edmunds, Dion, Jerry Lee Lewis, Go-Getters, Eddie Cochran, Sonny Burgess and Headcat.  Plus, we hear brand new tunes from Royal Hounds and Darrel Higham and rockers from Jeff Daniels, Rockin' Bonnie, The Rockats, Marcel Bontempi, A Man Called Stu and Deke Dickerson!  How's that for a birthday party?!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro music bed: Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues

 

Royal Hounds- "Train Kept A Rollin'"

Jeff Daniels- "Daddy-O-Rock"

 

#10 Chuck Berry- "Carol"

Sleepy LaBeef- "Too Much Monkey Business"

Dave Edmunds- "Dear Dad"

 

Rockin' Bonnie & The Mighty Ropers- "I'm Movin' On"

The Rockats- "Go Cat Wild"

 

#9 Chuck Berry- "Almost Grown"

Dion- "Sweet Little Rock & Roller"

Jerry Lee Lewis- "Little Queenie"

 

Marcel Bontempi- "Dig A Hole (Stroll Version)"

A Man Called Stu- "Sweethearts Or Strangers"

 

#8 Chuck Berry- "Roll Over Beethoven"

Go-Getters- "Thirty Days"

Eddie Cochran- "Sweet Little Sixteen" (live)

 

Darrel Higham- "I Found A Smile"

Deke Dickerson- "Someone Used To Love Me"

 

#7 Chuck Berry- "Brown Eyed Handsome Man"

Sonny Burgess & The Rhythm Rockers- "Around & Around"

Headcat- "Let It Rock

 

 

 

Oct 17, 2016
Eddie Angel interview/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 10-10-16
58:42

Eddie Angel of Los Straitjackets, Planet Rockers and more is our guest this hour.  We'll talk about his various bands, early influences, artists he's toured with, playing on Conan, a request for Groovey Joe Poovey and a lot of great tunes!

 

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro music bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"


Eddie Angel- "Straight A's In Love"

Segment 1

Eddie Angel- "Sheila"

Segment 2

Tex Rubinowitz- "Hot Rod Man"

Robert Gordon- "Ain't Gonna Take It No More"

Segment 3

Los Straitjackets- "Itchy Chicken"

Segment 4

Eddie Angel- "Lynxtail"

Segment 5

Los Straitjackets with Big Sandy- "Calor"

Segment 6

Eddy Clearwater with Los Straitjackets- "Hillbilly Blues"

Segment 7

Planet Rockers- "Thunder Road Rock"

Segment 8

Planet Rockers- "Saturday Night In Oak Grove, LA"

Segment 9

Ronnie Dawson- "Fish Out Of Water"

Segment 10

Los Straitjackets with Nick Lowe- "Shake That Rat"

Segment 11

Groovey Joe Poovey- "Move Around"


Outro music bed:  Eddie Angel- "Brawl"

Oct 10, 2016
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 10-03-16
58:44

We've got a new track from Ruby Dee & The Snakehandlers, a new Dale Yeah segment with Dale Watson recommending the late Red Simpson and the "Instru-Mental Breakdown" returns with The Messer Chups and Duane Eddy!  Plus, we get killer tracks from Brian Setzer, The Paladins, Cheryl Deseree, Eddie Cochran, Rusty & Doug Kershaw, Reverend Horton Heat, Ricky Nelson, Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys and so much more!

 

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro music bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Brian Setzer- "Nothing Is A Sure Thing"

Freddy Cannon- "Buzz Buzz A Diddle It"

Ray Campi- "Rockabilly Man"

Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys- "Texas Playboy Rag"

Cheryl Deseree- "Stage Door Jenny"

Incorruptibles- "Is That So Wrong"

Eddie Cochran- "Nervous Breakdown"

Rusty & Doug Kershaw- "Oh Love"

Instru-Mental Breakdown:

The Messer Chups- "Horns & Hooves"

Duane Eddy- "Peter Gunn Theme"

Dale Rocka & The Volcanoes- "Hot Rockin' Baby"

Spo-Dee-O-Dee- "Don't Go Pretty Baby"

Otis Blackwell- "Daddy Rollin' Stone"

The Paladins- "Hot Rod Rockin'"

Reverend Horton Heat- "Revival"

Dale Yeah 3

Red Simpson- "Highway Patrol"

Dale Watson- "Don't Let The Screen Door Hit Ya"

Ruby Dee & The Snakehandlers- "The Way I Walk"

Rufus Thomas- "Tiger Man"

Ricky Nelson- "Am I Blue"

 

Outro- Joel Patterson- "Mable's Rock"

Oct 03, 2016
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 09-26-16
59:15

This week, we hear new tunes from Sirocco Bros and The Millwinders (produced by Deke Dickerson), interview segments with WS Holland and Robert Gordon as well as tunes from The Caezars, Charlie Feathers, Jack Scott, Farmer & Adele, The Blasters and more!  We also hear a tune from Alan Mills who unfortunately passed away July 21st.  He leaves behind a lot of great music which we will continue to honor!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro music bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

The Caezars- "Big Big Thumb"

AJ & The Rockin' Trio- "She Do The Bop"

WS Holland on "Blue Suede Shoes"

Carl Perkins- "Blue Suede Shoes"

Charlie Feathers- "Nobody's Woman"

Alan Mills (with Darrel Higham)- "High School Confidential"

Wynn Stewart- "Come On"

The Sirocco Bros.- "Alcatraz"

The Knitters- "Baby Out Of Jail"

The Blasters- "21 Days In Jail"

Jack Scott- "Trouble"

Jerry Lee Lewis- "Hound Dog"

Robert Gordon on Link Wray

Robert Gordon (with Link Wray)- "Red Hot"

Jeff Daniels- "Switch Blade Sam"

Jake Calypso- "I'm Fed Up"

Millwinders- "Love Me So"

George Jones- "Heartbreak Hotel"

The Farmer & Adele- "Wrong Day"

Fatboy- "Summertime Bop"

 

Outro music bed: Chuck Berry- "Liverpool Drive"

Sep 26, 2016
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 09-19-16
59:14

We hear some classic interview segments and tunes from Roy Orbison as well as Chris Isaak this week plus some rockers from Webb Wilder, Tiger Army, Gene Vincent, Veloninos, Lance Lipinsky & The Lovers, Vince & The Sunboppers, Tennessee 3 and so much more!

Buddy Knox- "Party Doll"
Webb Wilder- "Move It"
Big Sandy & His Fly Rite Boys- "Love That Man"
Gene Vincent- "Baby Blue"
Vince & The Sunboppers- "Black Haired Woman"
Johnny Powers- "Mama Rock"
Steve Train & His Bad Habits- "Don't Knock What You Don't Understand"
Chris Isaak on recording in Nashville
Chris Isaak- "Down In Flames"
Veloninos- "Mad Cat Dynamo"
Tiger Army- "Train To Eternity"
Tennessee 3- "The Legend"
Roy Orbison on his sunglasses
Roy Orbison- "Go, Go Go"
Roy Orbison on "Ooby Dooby" and Sam Phillips/Sun
Roy Orbison- "Oooby Dooby"
Lance Lipinsky & The Lovers- "Come On"
Jackslacks- "You Time Has Come"
Stray Cats- "Rockabilly Rules"
Velvetone- "Yeah Yeah Yeah"
Rhythm Bound- "Sure Do It Good"
 
Outro music bed- Tennessee 3- "Folsom Prison Blues"

 

Sep 19, 2016
Cover Charge Included 2/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 09-12-16
58:42

It's our 2nd annual "Cover Charge Included" show where we hear cover tunes all hour!  This time we hear Paul McCartney talking about Gene Vincent's "Blue Jean Bop" before his stellar version of it as well as The Baseballs covering Snow Patrol, JD McPherson covering Alabama, Jerry Lee Lewis covering Elvis, Johnny Cash covering Roy Orbison, Dale Watson covering Johnny Cash, The Bellfuries covering The Beatles, The Beach Boys covering Eddie Cochran, Sonny Burgess covering The Raconteurs and so much more!  

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro music bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"


The Baseballs- "Chasing Cars"

Carl Perkins- "I Got A Woman"

The Beach Boys- "Summertime Blues"

Marty Robbins- "Maybellene"

The Bellfuries- "She's A Woman"

Jerry Lee Lewis- "Jailhouse Rock"

Sonny Burgess & The Legendary Pacers- "Steady As She Goes"

The Modern Sounds- "I'm A Hog For You"

John Fogerty- "Haunted House"

Marcel Bontempi- "Race With The Devil"

Johnny Cash- "Down The Line" (with Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers)

Dale Watson- "I Walk The Line"

Blue Cats- "All I Can Do Is Cry"

Linda Gail Lewis- "Lovin' Up A Storm"

Chris Isaak- "I Want You To Want Me"

JD McPherson- "Why Lady Why"

The Trashmen- "It's So Easy"

Paul McCartney interview snippet

Paul McCartney- "Blue Jean Bop"


Outro music bed:  Link Wray- "Hound Dog"

 

Sep 12, 2016
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 09-05-16
59:12

We've got new tunes from Dwight Yoakam and Kent Rose as well as a new Dale Yeah segment from Dale Watson recommending Jinx Jones.  We also get interview snippets from Rocky Burnette and Dion as well as tunes from High Noon, Dave Edmunds, Howlin' Wolf, Ricky Nelson, The Highjivers, Janis Martin, Dave & Phil Alvin and so much more!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Dwight Yoakam- "High On A Mountain Of Love"

High Noon- "Stranger Things"

Rocky Burnette interview snippet

Johnny Burnette & The Rock 'N Roll Trio- "Train Kept A Rollin'"

Kent Rose- "Jungle Jaguar Pants"

Dave Edmunds- "Get Out Of Denver"

Howlin' Wolf- "Mr. Highway Man (Cadillac Daddy)"

Pat Capocci- "Jitters"

Dorsey Burnette- "Don't Let Go"

Janis Martin- "Long White Cadillac"

Marc & The Wild Ones- "Real Rockin' Baby"
Dion interview snippet

Dion- "Ruby Baby"

Jake Calypso & His Red Hot- "Turn Me Loose"

Dale Yeah segment 2

Jinx Jones- "Beat Crazy Baby

Dale Watson- "Big Boss Man"

Leah & Her J-Walkers- "Jealousy"

Ricky Nelson- "If You Can't Rock Me"

The Highjivers- "Sweet Talkin' & Lies"

Outro music bed:  Link Wray- "Shawnee"

 

Sep 05, 2016
Scotty Moore tribute/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 08-29-16
58:25

This week we pay tribute to guitarist Scotty Moore who passed away June 28th, 2016.  We'll hear a sampling of some of the hundreds of songs he recorded on/or produced with Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis, Sonny Burgess, Lee Rocker, Dale Hawkins, The Mavericks, Linda Gail Lewis, Paul McCartney, Billy Burnette and lots more!!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

Elvis Presley- "Heartbreak Hotel"

Scotty Moore Trio- "Have Guitar Will Travel"

Doug Poindexter & The Starlite Wranglers- "My Kind Of Carryin' On"

Sonny Burgess- "Bigger Than Elvis"

Lee Rocker- "Shame, Shame, Shame"

Jimmy Vivino on Scotty Moore

Elvis Presley- "Too Much"

Dale Hawkins- "Boy Meets Girl"

Jerry Lee Lewis- "Set My Mind At Ease"

Charlie Rich- "Midnite Blues"

The Mavericks- "I Told You So"

Elvis Presley- "King Creole"

Thomas Wayne- "You're The One That Done It"

Elvis Presley- "One Night"

Carl Mann- "Walking The Dog"

Linda Gail Lewis- "Nothin' Shakin' But The Leaves"

Elvis Presley- "Lawdy Miss Clawdy"

Paul McCartney- "That's All Right"

Billy Burnette- "Today Is Elvis' Birthday"

Carl Perkins & Scotty Moore- "Mystery Train"

 

Outro music bed:  Scotty Moore- "My Baby Left Me"

Aug 29, 2016
Slim Jim Phantom part 2/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 08-22-16
58:25

Slim Jim Phantom joins us for part 2 of our interview this week.  We discuss more of his book, A Stray Cat Struts, touring with Jerry Lee Lewis, appearing in a Clint Eastwood directed film, special relationships, Lemmy, Darrel Higham, Johnny Ramone, special requests and more! Plus, we hear tracks from Robert Gordon, Hank Mizell, Carl Perkins (with Slim Jim) and more!

 

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro music bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

Robert Gordon- "The Worryin' Kind"
Hank Mizell- "Jungle Rock"

Slim Jim Phantom interview:
Stray Cats- "She's Sexy & 17"
Segment 1
Slim Jim Phantom- "Only Daddy That'll Walk The Line"
Stray Cats- "Please Don't Touch"
Segment 2
Head Cat- "Say Mama"
Segment 3
Katmen- "When The Drink's Dried Up"
Phantom, Rocker & Slick- "My Mistake"
Segment 4
Johnny Ramone (w/ Slim Jim & Danny B. Harvey)- "Viva Las Vegas"
Segment 5
Dead Men Walking- "Song For Eddie)
Stray Cats- "Fishnet Stockings"
Segment 6 & requests
Gene Vincent- "Cruisin'"
Elvis Presley- "Mystery Train"
Carl Perkins- "Glad All Over" (w/ Slim Jim, Lee Rocker, Dave Edmunds, George Harrison, Eric Clapton, etc.)

Outro:  Stray Cats- "Sleepwalk"

Aug 22, 2016
Slim Jim Phantom interview part 1 & more! Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 08-15-16
59:53

Slim Jim Phantom is our guest for part 1 of our interview this week.  We talk about his new memoir, A Stray Cat Struts, as well as early influences, early days of The Stray Cats, connecting with The Rolling Stones, playing with Carl Perkins and more!  We also hear tunes from Eddie Cochran (appropriately titled "Skinny Jim"), Dennis Herrold, Ronnie Dawson & Crash Gordon!

 

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro music bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Eddie Cochran- "Skinny Jim"

Dennis Herrold- "Hip Hip Baby"

 

Slim Jim Phantom interview

Stray Cats- "Rock This Town"

Segment 1

Stray Cats- "Gene & Eddie"

Katmen- "You Can Go Now"

Segment 2

Stray Cats- "Stray Cat Strut"

Elvis Presley (with Slim Jim, Lee Rocker & Danny B. Harvey)- "Baby Let's Play House"

Segment 3

Stray Cats- "Runaway Boys"

Segment 4

Stray Cats- "Baby Blue Eyes"

Segment 5

Carl Perkins- "Blue Suede Shoes"

 

Ronnie Dawson- "Bobwire Betty"

Crash Gordon- "Lies Lies Lies"

 

Outro music bed:  Danny B. Harvey- "Hell Cat Stomp"

 

 

 

Aug 15, 2016
Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour- 08-08-16
59:04

A new track from Lance Lipinsky & The Lovers kicks off this week's show and the excitement level never dips for the whole hour! We hear interview snippets from both Dick Dale & JD McPherson as well as rockers from Jake Calypso & Archie Lee Hooker, Buddy Holly, Eddie Cochran, Adam Lopez & His Rhythm Review, Buck Owens, Nick Curran, A Man Called Stu, the last recorded tune by The Everly Brothers and so much more!!

Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey

Intro music bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

 

Lance Lipinsky & The Lovers- "I Saw The Whole Thing"

Buddy Holly- "Ready Teddy"

Dick Dale interview segment on "Miserlou"

Dick Dale- "Miserlou"

DiMaggio Brothers- "Sad & Blue"

Buck Owens- "Sam's Place"

Nick Curran & The Lowlifes- "Baby You Crazy"

Johnny Burnette & The Rock N Roll Trio- "All By Myself"

Jake Calypso & Archie Lee Hooker- "Vance, Mississippi"

Sonny Burgess- "I Don't Dig It"

A Man Called Stu- "Pistol Packin' Mama"

James Intveld- "High School Hellcats"

Harmonica Sam with The Domestic Bumblebees- "Big Door"

JD McPherson on recording a VeeJay single

JD McPherson- "I Wish You Would"

The Everly Brothers- "Cold"

Carl Perkins- "Honey Cause I Love You"

Adam Lopez & His Rhythm Review- "Somebody Call 911"

The Fabulous Thunderbirds- "Two-Time Fool"

 

Outro music bed: Adam Lopez & His Rhythm Review- "Teahupo'O"

Aug 08, 2016
Billy Harlan- Still Boppin'!/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 08-01