Darrel Higham is guest on Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour this week (link below)! We chat about early influences particularly Eddie Cochran (and playing with The Kelly Four), playing with Slim Jim Phantom in the Katmen, his Hell's Hotel album and Robert Plant who appears on the album, brand new...
Smilin' Jay McDowell of Br5-49 fame is my co-host on this Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour (link below). He picked all the tunes (except for the last track of BR5-49 that I picked) and tells great stories about why he picked them! It's a great mix of classics by Warren Smith, Gene Vincent, Ronnie...
Just a reminder about our upcoming "Cochran Countdown" to celebrate what would have been Eddie Cochran's 80th birthday. Lots of votes have been cast for our "Top 5" listener voted "Cochran Countdown" during October. We'll tabulate the results by the end of this month to prepare the shows...
We spin a new track (link below) from the upcoming Roy Orbison with The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra project later in the show on this week's Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour and it's fantastic! Plus, we hear NEW tunes from Mouse Zinn, The Sabrejets, Truly Lover Trio, The Paladins, The Palomars...
DION is our special guest on this week's Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour for part 2 of our interview as we discuss more tunes from his great new album, New York Is My Home. We'll also hear exciting news about an upcoming documentary. Plus, we've got rockers from The Paladins, Nikki Hill, LEVI...
November 14, 2006
Audience Recording (Excellent quality)
Richard 'Dickie' Peterson: Lead vocals & bass
Andrew "Duck" MacDonald: Guitar
Paul Whaley: Drums
02. Second Time Around
03. Rock Me Baby...
Eddie Cochran was born this day in 1938. See Eddie performing his originals as well as covers from Dion, The Who, Led Zeppelin, Tom Petty, Keith Richards, Paul McCartney and The Stray Cats here...http://rockabillynblues.blogspot.com/2011/10/eddie-cochran-was-born-this-day-in-1938.html
17th April was the 50th anniversary of EC's death. A couple of BBC Radio docs to mark the occasion.
Eddie Cochran - The Last Tour
The second hour of Sounds of the Sixties marks the 50th anniversary of the death of Eddie Cochran. He died in a car crash at the end of a tour in the UK and Brian...