Sound of the Day

Août 26th, 2016 By The Nitros – Midnight Special Nitros

The Nitros (John O’Malley, Gary Day and Rich Taylor) play a Rockaballad with a jazz feel taken from their album « Something’s gotta Give ». Brilliant guitar work, as usual, and superb rhythm section. Read the Nitros story here.

The Retarded Rats

The Retarded Rats - Screams from the 10th Planet

The Retarded Rats – Screams from the 10th Planet Killjoy Records KILL-017 The Engine Starts – No time to die – Neo-psychobilly – You Lost my brain – Headshot – Searching – Fingertip in the Sky – Inquisition – the key – Coulrophobia – Nananananananananananana – Screams fromt he 10th planet Having stopped following the…

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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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