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The Memphis Rockabilly Band

Oct 17th, 2015 | By
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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Red Hot’n’Blue

Août 23rd, 2014 | By
First publicity photo - Summer 1984 - Dave, Ashley, Andy & Mouse

The Red Hot’n’Blue story – part 1 The first half of the eighties was an exciting time for rock’n’roll in Great Britain. Rockin’ music saw a new life in the charts, young bands like The Meteors, The Ricochets and the Deltas were experiencing new sounds, taking good old rockabilly in a whole new direction. The…

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The Rockats

Mar 3rd, 2014 | By
Ready for action with new drummer Lewis King!

The Rockats My first contact with the Rockats was not musical but visual. I clearly remember seeing the cover of « Live At the Ritz » in a French Rock magazine. I found it terribly cool and for the kid that I was it looked like the incarnation of cool. The five guys pictured on the cover…

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Stargazers (the)

Juil 4th, 2013 | By
The Stargazers in 1989

The Stargazers The Stargazers were, and remain, one of the most influential rock’n’roll band of the early 80’s. They had everything: the look, the songs, the sound and more… More than thirty years after the release of their debut album, here’s the story of the Stargazers. by Fred «Virgil» Turgis 1 – In the beginning…

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