Archive for janvier 2015

The Rockats (2)

Jan 25th, 2015 | By

Country: Holland Genre: Psychobilly Martijn Spanteren: guitar, vocals Arjan de Witt: electric bass, vocals Jottum: drums Remko Visser: drums The Rockats, not to be confused with the famous American neo-rockabilly band, were a psychobilly trio from Amsterdam. They formed in November 1987 and in May of the following year they recorded their first album « The…

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Jive Bombers (the)

Jan 17th, 2015 | By
The Jive Bombers - Hit the deck, it's...

The Jive Bombers – Hit the Deck! It’s… the Jive Bombers Texas Jamboree TexJam0068  [1999] Whirlin’ – Walk the Chalk Line – Home Cooking – Daddy Likes to Mambo – Misunderstood – I Don’t Believe – Each Day – The Wine Goes in (And the Truth Comes Out) – Gotta Gimme What’cha Got – Oh,…

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Kay Marie – I Won’t Be Scared

Jan 15th, 2015 | By
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« I Won’t Be Scared » taken from Kay Marie’s debut album (review coming soon). A hillbilly song with a Louis Prima beat and some saxes in the middle. Pretty good!



The Planet Rockers – Return of the Planet Rockers

Jan 15th, 2015 | By
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Witchcraft WCILP/CD 106 {2014} Saturday Night In Oak Grove – Stranger Dressed In Black – Snakebit – Showdow – Heavy On My Mind – Moon Over Memphis – Man Whitout A Star – Voodoo Woman – Whatcha Gonna Do – Jenny Lee – Hold On – Dateless Night – Long Gone Daddy – Sinnerman – Southwind…

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Tiger Men (the)

Jan 8th, 2015 | By
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Country: Belgium Genre: Rockabilly / Neo-rockabilly Michel Texier aka Texas : vocals / guitar Thierry Dupuis : doublebass Saki : guitar Gilbert : drums The Tiger Men formed in the second half of the 80’s in Belgium with well known name on the local scene coming from the Red Monkeys and the Swampy’s. They recorded one album (“Tiger Men”)…

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Slim Sandy

Jan 8th, 2015 | By
Slim Sandy and the Hillbilly Boppers - Jump Back!

Slim Sandy & the Hillbilly Boppers – Jump Back! Crow-Matic Records 2014 Jump Back, Love Me, Darlin’ Cory, I’m A Hog For You Baby, Jump Rope Boogie, n The Road Again, Pistol Boogie, Can’t Find The Doorknob, Cow Cow Boogie, Rock ‘n’ Roll Ruby, Rollin And Tumblin Slim Sandy (Peter Sandmark) is a well known…

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Whistlebait (Josie Kreuzer)

Jan 4th, 2015 | By
Whistlebait (second line up): Teri Tom, Jennifer Quinn, Josie Kreuzer and Elaine Ferraro

Whistlebait formed soon after Josie Kreuzer (vocals and rhythm guitar) moved from Buffalo to Los Angeles in 1992. A couple of months later,  she met guitar player Teri Tom through an ad in a local newspaper and both of them then recruited double bassist Jennifer Quinn and their first drummer, a guy called Scott soon…

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Raw Deal (Paul Fenech, Nigel Lewis, Pat Panioty and Terry Earl)

Jan 3rd, 2015 | By
Raw Deal - Pat Panioty, Paul Fenech, Nigel Lewis and Terry Earl.

Though Raw Deal lasted less than a year a performed something like 15 or 20 gigs together they remain a very important band in the burgeoning rockabilly scene of the late 70’s. Raw Deal (named after the Junior Thompson’s song whose band was named… the Meteors) formed after Rock Therapy disbanded in mid 1979. Rock…

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Deltas (the) – frantic rockabilly and rockin’ blues

Jan 3rd, 2015 | By
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The Deltas – Heart Attack b/w Spellbound Nervous Records NER005 [1981]  In 1981 the British rockabilly scene was in bloom. After Raw Deal split, Paul Fenech and Nigel Lewis formed the Meteors and Pat Panioty formed the Deltas. This single announces their excellent debut album. The version of Heartattack is different than the one that…

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Josie Kreuzer – Too Many Mistakes

Jan 3rd, 2015 | By
Josie kreuzer - Beggin' Me Back

« Too Many Mistakes », written and performed by the great Josie Kreuzer. You can find this song on her excellent second album « As Is » released on her own label She DevilRecords. Musicians are Mike Kraus on guitar, Jeff Kraus on double bass, Marc Clarke on drums and Dana Duplan on steel.