Sound of the Day

Robert Gordon – Someday, Someway

Mai 27th, 2016 | By

Marshall Crenshaw penned this Buddy Holly influenced number and Gordon recorded it on « Are You Gonna Be The One » his last album for RCA in 1981, with Danny Gatton on guitar. The album sold more than 200,000 copies and the song reached #76 on the Bilboard charts.

Lil’ Mo & The Unholy 4 – Junebuggin’

Avr 23rd, 2016 | By

Great performance by Lil’ Mo, one of today’s best vocalist, with the Roun-Up Boys from Germany at the Rockabilly Rave. Go grab Lil’ Mo’s albums (both Dynaflos and Unholy 4), you won’t regret it!

The Crackajacks – Long Blond Hair

Avr 7th, 2016 | By
The crackajacks

The Crackajacks were a Rockabilly band from Melbourne featuring Warren Rough on lead guitar, Rick Newton (vocals and acoustic rhythm guitar), Peter Patter (double bass) and Mick Lyon on drums.They released one album called ‘Rockabilly Ricochet!’

The Sureshots – I’m On Fire

Mar 24th, 2016 | By

Penned by Colin Mee, I’m On Fire is the second track from the band’s debut album « Four to the Bar » released in 1987 on Nose/ID label. The line up on this album was Gary Allen (lead vox/rhythm guitar), Joe Guillan (lead guitar), Colin Mee (drums) and Pete hardy on doublebass.

Switchblade – Waitin’ for a Train

Mar 15th, 2016 | By

Mouse (Red Hot’n’Blue) started Switchblade, a rockabilly/rockin’ blues band, in late 1989 with Graeme Grant (Demented Are Go, Krewmen) on bass, Eric LaCube on drums (who previously worked with Mouse in The Dillas a recording project) and Guy Bolton on lead guitar (Born Bad). The band only lasted one year, then Mouse reformed Red Hot’n’Blue….

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Little Tina & Flight ’56 – This Little Girl’s Gone Rockin’

Mar 6th, 2016 | By

Great rockin’ song (originally done by Ruth Brown) that opens Little Tina’s debut album on Rockhouse recorded in February 1977. The band was Tina Dawes (vocals), Dave Taylor (piano), Les Bailey (drums), Nick Barnes (bass guitar) and Jerry Kelk (guitar).

The Barnshakers – Have A Ball

Fév 21st, 2016 | By
The Barnshakers

One of my favorite European band playing a great rendition of « Have a Ball » recorded Live at « Rock´n´Roll Ball », Valkeakoski, Finland on 5th of March 2005. Simply perfect!

Carl Perkins – Say When

Fév 18th, 2016 | By

The great Carl Perkins in 1964 backed by the Nashville Teens. This song has also been covered by the Planet Rockers, the Slingshots and Lee Rocker

Levi Dexter – I’m Gone

Fév 13th, 2016 | By
Levi dexter and the ripchords

Awesome neo-rockabilly recorded in 1980 by one of the founding members of the genre, the one and only Levi Dexter with the Ripchords (Danny B. Harvey:Lead Guitar, Jimmy Reed: Rhythm Guitar, Dave Curry : Bass, Pat Brown: Drums.) and penned by Danny Harvey. « When I start rockin’ nobody’s gonna put me down »

Bill Haley & his Comets – the Saints Rock’n’Roll

Fév 9th, 2016 | By

Bill Haley passed away 35 years ago today. Let’s celebrate his genius with this live footage recorded in Germany in 1958. Bill Haley is the King of Rock’n’Roll!