Sound of the Day

Mar 19th, 2017 By Chuck Berry – Johnny B. Goode Chuck Berry

Rest in peace Chuck!

Blue Velvet (Ringlets Trio)

Blue Velvet - Rockabilly Trio

Blue Velvet – Rockabilly Trio Rumble Records – RUMBCD019 Sixteen Chicks – Something I Said – Tennessee Zip – I’m Headin’ Home – Slippin’ Out ‘N’ Sneakin’ In – Baby I Don’t Care – Midnight Shift – Little Red Waggon – Ballin’ Keen – Long Blond Hair – Rock ‘N’ Roll Ruby -New Girl Friend…

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Bill Haley (Four Aces of Western Swing / Saddlemen / Comets)

Bill Haley

Bill Haley & His Comets – The Decca Years and More Bear Family BCD 15506 CD 1: Rock Around the Clock, Thirteen Women, Shake Rattle and Roll, ABC Boogie, Happy Baby, Dim Dim the Lights, Birth of the Boogie, Mambo Rock, Two Hound Dogs, Razzle Dazzle, ROCK, Rock-a-Beatin’ Boogie, The Saint’s Rock and Roll, Burn…

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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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Dave Stuckey (aka Dave « Pappy » Stuckey)

Dave Stuckey

This is an old one. Maybe the first one I did when I thought about doing a fanzine again, back in 2000 or something like this. « Get A Load of This » was on heavy rotation on my player and I was thinking « How nice it would be to ask a few question to this gentleman »….

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Rockin’ Books reviews

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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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