Tag Archives: Rockabilly

SONG OF THE DAY The Fendermen – Mule Skinner Blues

It may not come as much of a surprise to discover that The Fendermen were named as such because both of the band members used Fender guitars – a Telecaster and a Stratocaster in fact! Jim Sundquist and Phil Humphrey … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Johnny Burnette and The Rock ‘N Roll Trio – Honey Hush

“Lonnie Donegan inspired everyone [to play guitar] because he made it look as though it was possible to do. But who really moved it out of just playing acoustic to electric was all those people that were playing in the 1950s. Initially, it … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Lonesome Lee – Lonely Travelin’

Jimmie Lee Robinson spent much of his life dedicated to music, the blues to be precise! Better known as Lonesome Lee, this pioneering musician spent over 60 years (off and on) mastering and playing the bass/rhythm/acoustic guitar, as well as … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The J Ann C Trio – Voodoo Doll

Now referred to a rather obscure, cult 60’s lounge outfit, the J Ann C Trio gained themselves a rather select following after the release of their one and only LP in 1966.  At Tan-Tar-A was released on Missouri’s Burdland Record … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY The Starks – Hop Skippin Lulu

I couldn’t help myself!! After featuring the b-side to this 45 yesterday, I have since fell head over heels for the flip side too!! Who oh why did this band just make one single!!?? The Starks one and only record … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Dennis Roberts – Blues Carnation

There’s nothing like a bit of heartbreak to give a song a touch of edginess and Blue Carnation is the perfect specimen to illustrate what I’m saying. This wondrously dark tale of a torn, tormented heart plays out against a … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Elvis – Tomorrow Night

Growing up listening to Elvis, I only really got to know his more mainstream and movie songs when I was a child as that’s the stuff my Mamma played the most, but those memories solidified an Elvis place in my … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Dave Gardner – Mad Witch

Although David Gardner, a.k.a Dave Gardner and Brother Dave Gardner(comedy name), released numerous albums for RCA and Capitol Records between the mid-50’s and early 70’s, it was his act as a comedian that initially grabbed the attention of RCA Records … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Jaycee Hill – Crash Out

Whilst their are glimmers of hope and plenty of fight in today’s song, there’s also those little hints of tragedy, and as this tale unfolds, you can get a feel for where its heading! Jaycee HIll’s Crash Out is not … Continue reading

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SONG OF THE DAY Kirby Lee – Laura Marie

I bring to you tonight a rather mysterious 45!  I caught this rockabilly gem on the Musicdawn Christmas Youtube show the other night and my ears perked up from the moment it started!  Issued on a label called Pirco, the … Continue reading

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