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Spellbound

Spellbound Raucous Records RAUC 003 [1987]Last Breath / Nightmares Spellbound, a psychobilly band from Ireland, released their debut single in 1987 for Raucous. Five hundred copies were pressed. If not flawless, especially in terms of singing, this single is quite enjoyable. Paradoxically, this is their singer’s voice that gives the band its personality. Their drummer… Keep Reading

Coffin Nails

Coffin Nails – Who’s He? Nervous 059 [1990]Skeleton swamp – Humungus’s horse blues – Midnight hour – Unbalanced – Been around the world – Inspector Clueso – She’s a moose – Mission impossible – Dr. Frankenstein’s castle – Carling Black Label – The loch – Peter (the street cleaner) Released in 1990 after the disastrous… Keep Reading

Vernon and the G.I.’s

Vernon and the G.I.’s – I Wanna Be A Ted Billy Goat Records BILL 006 [1980]I Wanna Be A Ted / Banjo Baby Vernon and the G.I.’s recorded this single for Billy Goat Records (Jim Carlisle, Shotgun.) and released it in 1980. Both songs are originals.There’s no surprise as everything is in the titles of… Keep Reading

Swampy's (the)

Swampy’s (the) – Come Back To The Swamp Kix4U [1989]Pretty in Pink – Rockhouse – Home Sweet Home – Tainted Love  – Fly Story – Cinderella – Iron Man  – Come Back to the Swamp – Love Me – Bug Attack – You Drink Too Much – Tear It Up  The Swampy’s recorded the follow-up to their debut ep in September… Keep Reading

The Barnshakers

The Barnshakers ‎– Whiskey River / Hollow Grave  Goofin’ Records ‎– GRSI 224 [2012] Another excellent single released by the Barnshakers. The A-side is a cover of Johnny Bush’s Whiskey River, also a hit for Willie Nelson. They deliver a superb muscled-up version with powerful slap bass and intense vocal by Vesa. The flip is… Keep Reading

billy hancock

Billy Hancock

Billy Hancock and the Tennessee Rockets – Rootie Tootie Ripsaw 211 [1978]Rootie Tootie / I Can’t Be Satisfied For their first Rockabilly release, Ripsaw records borrowed the winning recipe that Sam Phillips used to introduce Elvis to the world. Recorded by Billy Hancock and the Tenessee Rockets, this superb piece of stripped-down Rockabilly features a… Keep Reading

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