Sound of the Day

Juil 15th, 2017 By The Polecats – I’ll Cry Instead Polecats

After a short (and well deserved) break I’m back. Expect to see some major updates on the site in the near future (at least a lot of reviews to be added.) To help you wait here’s a great version of the Beatles’ I’ll Cry Instead by the equally great Polecats. Enjoy.

The Juke Joint Cruisers

The Juke Joint Cruisers - s/t

The Juke Joint Cruisers – s/t Juke Joint Records Hot Rod Guy – Juke Joint Jumpin’ – Nagging, Nagging – Road King – Tore Up – Diamond Ring – Your Love – Rhythm Rustler – The Last Petal – Latina Tina The Juke Joint Cruisers come from Colorado and they are Randy Watson (guitar and…

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The Tall Boys

The Tall Boys - Live at the Klub Foot

The Tall Boys – Live at the Klub Foot Trophy Records TR001 Introduction – Dragster – Last House On The Left – Brand New Gun – Funtime – Take A Walk – Final Kick – Ride This Torpedo – Action Woman – Through A Glass – Rock ‘n’ Roll Party Recently Alan Wilson (of Western…

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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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Four Blazes (the)

The Four Blazes - © Pat Reyford

The Four Blazes were active in the early 80’s and featured Pat Reyford (Sugar Ray Ford)  on vocals and guitar, John Jobbagy on drums, Colin Cosimini on double bass and Steve Michael (vocals / guitar?). To my knowledge they only had one song (a cover of Slim and Slam’s Buck Dance Rhythm) released on the Northwood Story Vol….

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Randy Rich

Randy Rich

That’s a classic one I often ask, but I’m always curious to know how you discovered the music you play now ? Randy Rich: Well, in one way we were lucky growing up in the 80’s. There was still a lot of Rock’n’Roll in TV and radio even in East Germany. One day I saw…

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Rockin’ Books reviews

rockabilly-underground-london1

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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