Monday, June 19, 2017

Duane Eddy: Elvis Celebration & More/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 06-19-17


Duane Eddy talks to us about his memories of Elvis as well as working on 2015's If I Can Dream release of Elvis and the Royal Philharmonic Orcestra.  From that release we hear the "American Trilogy" that includes Duane on guitar.  We also hear a couple of live tracks from Elvis from 1954 and 1975.  Plus, new tunes from Country Side Of Harmonica Sam, Greg Townson and Ed Cavin, Elvis covers from Dale Watson and Dion, as well as rockers from Ricky Nelson, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and more!

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Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey
Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

The Everly Brothers- "Gone, Gone, Gone"
Brian Setzer Orchestra- "The House Is Rockin'"
Elvis Presley- "That's All Right" (live 1954)
Elvis Presley- "Burning Love" (live 1975)
Dale Watson- "Viva Las Vegas" (live)
The Country Side Of Harmonica Sam- "I Will"
Jumpin' Bill Carlisle- "Rattlesnake Daddy"
Carl Perkins- "Honky Tonk Gal"
Johnny Cash- "Blistered"
George Jones- "Sparkling Brown Eyes"
Darrel Higham- "Fancy Dan"
Hayden Thompson- "I Told A Lie"
Ed Cavin & The Blue Kings- "Love Me"

Instru-Mental Breakdown:
Greg Townson- "Woo Hoo Holly Hop"
Deke Dickerson- "Echosonic Eldorado"

Duane Eddy on Elvis Presley
Elvis Presley- "American Trilogy" (with Duane Eddy on guitar)
Dion- "Jailhouse Rock"
Ricky Nelson- "Waitin' In School" (live)

Outro Music Bed: Scotty Moore- "Don't Be Cruel"



Monday, June 12, 2017

Danielle Colby interview/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 06-12-17



Danielle Colby from American Pickers (History channel) is our guest this week as discuss preserving history, music, producing a documentary on Tempest Storm, a request for Hillbilly Casino and lots more!  We also hear a new tune from Bailey Dee and rockers from The Blasters, The Delta Bombers, Dion, Th' Legendary Shack Shakers, The Starjays, Johnny Cash, J.D. Wilkes, Stray Cats, Rachel Brooke, a spoken word release from Tempest Storm and more!  

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Danielle Colby, James Riley
Nashville Palace during Nashville Boogie
May 2017
Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey
Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

The Delta Bombers- "You Gotta Lose"
The Blasters- "Rebound"
Dion- Kickin' Child
Howlin' Wolf- "Come Back Home"
Sirocco Brothers- "Devil's Guitar"
Stray Cats- "Stray Cat Strut"
Th' Legendary Shack Shakers- "CB Song"

Danielle Colby interview:
Segment 1
Tempest Storm- "Tempest's Advice For Young Women"
Rachel Brooke- "Serpentine Blues"
Segment 2
Elvis with Tempest Storm
Davina & Her Vagabonds- "Ain't That A Shame"
Segment 3
Hillbilly Casino- "Debt With The Devil"

Bailey Dee- "Too Long"
The Starjays- "Nobody Loves You Like Me"
Johnny Cash- "Blue Train"
JD Wilkes & The Dirt Daubers- "Let It Fly"

Outro Music Bed: Johnny Cash- "Rollin' Free"




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Monday, June 5, 2017

Norbert Putnam: Elvis Celebration/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 06-05-17

Norbert Putnam/ insert photo- Norbert with Elvis Presley


Famed musician and producer, Norbert Putnam, joins Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour this week as we continue our Elvis Celebration.  2017 marks 40 years since Elvis' passing and we're celebrating his life and music.  Norbert tells us some great stories of his time in the studio with Elvis.  Plus, we hear NEW tunes from Lara Hope & The Arktones, Jake Calypso, Jake La Botz and The Bama Lamas with Gabrielle Sutton as well as rockers from Carl Perkins, Ricky Nelson, Dave Edmunds and Babe Miller!

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Also, hear an interview segment with Norbert on this week's Catching A Wave radio show:




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Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey
Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

Babe Miller- "Long Gone Daddy"
Lara Hope & The Arktones- "Fast, Cheap Or Well Done"
Jake Calypso- "Saturday Night To Tease"
Carl Perkins with NRBQ- "Sorry Charlie"
Dave Edmunds- "Paralyzed"
Ricky Nelson- "Cindy"

Norbert Putnam interview:
Tony Joe White- "Polk Salad Annie"
Segment 1
Elvis Presley- "Mystery Train/ Tiger Man" (studio jam)
Segment 2
Elvis Presley- "Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On"
Segment 3
Elvis Presley- "Promised Land"
Segment 4
Elvis Presley- "Patch It Up"*

Jake La Botz- "How I Wish She Was Mine"
The Bama Lamas (with Gabrielle Sutton)- "Security"

Outro Music Bed: Johnny Ramone, Danny B. Harvey & Slim Jim Phantom- "Viva Las Vegas"


Monday, May 29, 2017

Wink & Sandy Martindale: Elvis Celebration/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 05-29-17


Wink & Sandy Martindale are our guests as we continue our Elvis Celebration on Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour.  We recorded our conversation during a break at this year's Nashville Elvis Festival where Wink & Sandy were judges for the Elvis Tribute Artist contest.  Wink Martindale is a legendary game show host, television producer and radio personality.  He was also working at WHBQ in Memphis, TN and happened to be at the studio with Dewey Phillips the evening he first played Elvis Presley.  Sandy Martindale has wonderful stories of dating Elvis, dancing in his movies and designing Elvis eye-wear.  We'll hear about all of these stories and more!  This is an episode you do NOT want to miss!  Plus, we play Wink's "That Was Elvis To Me" narrative, a NEW song from Pokey LaFarge (who portrays Hank Snow in CMT's "Sun Records") and tunes from Janis Martin, Dale Watson and The Starlight Drifters!

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Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey
Intro Music Bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"
Dewey Phillips, Wink Martindale, Elvis Presley

Janis Martin- "My Boy Elvis"
Dale Watson- "Big Boss Man"

Wink & Sandy Martindale interview:
Wink Martindale- "All Love Broke Loose"
Segment 1
Elvis Presley- "That's All Right"
Segment 2
Dewey Phillips snippet
Segment 3
Elvis Presley- "What'd I Say"
Sandy Martindale (front left) in Viva Las Vegas
Segment 4
Wink Martindale- "That Was Elvis To Me"
Segment 5
Elvis Presley- "Suspicious Minds"
Segment 6
Elvis Presley- "I Was The One"

Pokey LaFarge- "Better Man Than Me"
Ed Sullivan snippet
The Starlight Drifters- "She Just Misses Elvis (Sometimes)"

Outro Music Bed:  Scotty Moore- "Heartbreak Hotel"


Jammin' James Riley, Sandy Martindale, Wink Martindale
at the Nashville Elvis Festival 2017




Sandy Martindale Elvis glasses and more at Graceland shop: