Sound of the Day

Sep 17th, 2016 By The Quakes – Puttin’ Out The Flame The Quakes - Chris Van Cleve, Paul Roman and Rob Peltier

The Quakes performing Puttin’ Out The Flame from their Voice Of America album at the 4th Wildcat Weekend in Berlin in 1997 with a the Cure’s Boys Don’t Cry for intro and outro and the Smith’s this Charming Man in the middle.

Chris “Sugarballs” Sprague

Chris "Sugarballs" Sprague - Miles away

Chris Sprague – Miles Away Spinout CD044 [2011] Driving Along On 18 Wheels – Looking at the World Through a Windshield – Me and this Ole Mack – Miles Away – Devil Went Down to the Truck Stop – Broken Down Diesel – Drag ’em Off the Interstate, Sock it to ’em, J.P. Blues –…

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Ricky Nelson – Ricky rocks

Ricky Nelson - Ricky rocks

Bear Family BCD 16856 Shirley Lee ~ Stood Up ~ Be-Bop Baby ~ If You Can’t Rock Me ~ Waitin’ In School ~ Your True Love ~ Boppin’ The Blues ~ My Bucket’s Got A Hole In It ~ Baby I’m Sorry ~ Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On ~ Am I Blue ~ Believe What…

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The Memphis Rockabilly Band

The memphis Rockabilly Band in 1978 - Bill Coover, Hank ?, Jeff Spencer and Terry Bingham

Bill Coover and Jeff Spencer formed the Memphis Rockabilly Band in 1978. Though the band came from the Boston area, they chose this name to leave no doubt about the music they decided to play: Rockabilly with a Sun influence. In an interview given to us in 2007, Jeff Spencer recalled “I think the first…

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The Whyos

The Whyos

Coming from New Jersey, The Whyos were Mike Girao (guitar), Tim Gorell (vocal), Brian Post (bass guitar) and Joe Geary (drums). They released an album on Dutch Rockhouse label in 1984  with additionnal musicians Mike Baumann (p) and Chris Galli (sax) who also appeared on stage with the band. They became very popular in New…

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Kim Lenz

Kim Lenz

Kim Lenz 20th Century Rockabilly Meets 21st Century Woman Take the warm, honeyed tones of a Wanda Jackson ballad. Combine them with the lusty power of Barbara Pittman. Add a liberal helping of Janis Martin’s gritty vocal, and sprinkle generously with the raw, rebellious sounds of rockabilly poster boys Gene Vincent and Billy Lee Riley….

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Rockin’ Books reviews

Deke Dickerson - the Strat In The Attic

Rockabilly Underground London 1980’s – William Jones With bands as different as the Blue Cats, the Stargazers, Restless, the Meteors, the Deltas, Red Hot’n’Blue, the Riverside Trio (and many many more) London was in the early 80’s a creative bubble for all things rockabilly. That’s what I expected to find in this book, after all…

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