Sound of the Day

Avr 13th, 2017 By The Ranch Girls & the Ragtime Wranglers – Baby of Mine The Ranch Girls (Miss Mary Ann and Caroline)

My absolute favorite song by the first incarnation of the Ranch Girls (Mary Ann and Caroline). Everything here is perfect from the harmonies to the accordion!

WIld Ones (the)

Wild Ones - Sounds like Gene Vincent

Wild Ones (the) – Sounds like Gene Vincent Rockouse – MLP 8804   [1988] Wildcat Boogie – Two Eyes – Ain’t She Sweet – It Won’t Work – My Baby She’s Gone – In My Dreams – Cruisin’ With such a title and musicians dressed like the Blue Caps circa 1956 you won’t be surprised…

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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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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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Lil Esther (Bugaloos, Jess and Jill and the Sinners, Tinstars…)

Lil Esther

Lil Esther Another old interview I did a couple of years ago for Jumpin’ from 6 to 6, but there’s too many good informations in that one, and Esther is one of my favorite singer, that I ddn’t want it to be lost.  What kind of music did you grow up with ? Lil Esther…

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Rockin’ Books reviews


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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