Sound of the Day

Sep 17th, 2017 By Stray Cats – Two of a kind straycats-sotd

Two of a kind was the b-side of Gina, the second single lifted from Blast Off in 1989.

Hipbone Slim and the Kneetremblers

Hipbone Slim

Hipbone Slim and the Kneetremblers STR-MGV-004 [2016] Tombstone Rock – Pocket Pistol – What Is Wrong – Hubabub Here’s a band made of solid musicians that are on the scene for quite a while now and have quite a few albums under their belt with that combo but also many others. Hipbone Slim was formerly…

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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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Paul Roman and the Prowlers

Paul Roman and The Prowlers,November 1988. Nick Peck-bass,Gavin Smith-drums.

In the second half of 1988 after Rob Peltier and Dave Hoy (respectively bass player and drummer of the Quakes) returned to Buffalo, USA. Paul Roman stayed in London and formed Paul Roman and the Prowlers with Nick Peck (of the Rattlers) on double bass and Gavin Smith on drums. The played a few gigs…

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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

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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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