Monday, August 22, 2016

Slim Jim Phantom part 2/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 08-22-16


Slim Jim Phantom joins us for part 2 of our interview this week.  We discuss more of his book, A Stray Cat Struts, touring with Jerry Lee Lewis, appearing in a Clint Eastwood directed film, special relationships, Lemmy, Darrel Higham, Johnny Ramone, special requests and more! Plus, we hear tracks from Robert Gordon, Hank Mizell, Carl Perkins (with Slim Jim) and more!

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Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey
Intro music bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

Robert Gordon- "The Worryin' Kind"
Hank Mizell- "Jungle Rock"

Slim Jim Phantom interview:
Stray Cats- "She's Sexy & 17"
Segment 1
Slim Jim Phantom- "Only Daddy That'll Walk The Line"
Stray Cats- "Please Don't Touch"
Segment 2
Head Cat- "Say Mama"
Segment 3
Katmen- "When The Drink's Dried Up"
Phantom, Rocker & Slick- "My Mistake"
Segment 4
Johnny Ramone (w/ Slim Jim & Danny B. Harvey)- "Viva Las Vegas"
Segment 5
Dead Men Walking- "Song For Eddie)
Stray Cats- "Fishnet Stockings"
Segment 6 & requests
Gene Vincent- "Cruisin'"
Elvis Presley- "Mystery Train"
Carl Perkins- "Glad All Over" (w/ Slim Jim, Lee Rocker, Dave Edmunds, George Harrison, Eric Clapton, etc.)

Outro:  Stray Cats- "Sleepwalk"


Head Cat with Jerry Lee Lewis (left to right: Danny B. Harvey,
Lemmy, Jerry Lee, Slim Jim)
http://us.macmillan.com/books/9781250076915


Jerry Lee Lewis (w/ Slim Jim)- "Goosebumps"

Head Cat- "Suzie Q"


Dick Clark interviews Phantom, Rocker & Slick


Stray Cats in the studio



Monday, August 15, 2016

Slim Jim Phantom interview part 1 & more! Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 08-15-16


Slim Jim Phantom is our guest for part 1 of our interview this week.  We talk about his new memoir, A Stray Cat Struts, as well as early influences, early days of The Stray Cats, connecting with The Rolling Stones, playing with Carl Perkins and more!  We also hear tunes from Eddie Cochran (appropriately titled "Skinny Jim"), Dennis Herrold, Ronnie Dawson & Crash Gordon!

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Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey
Intro music bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"
Eddie Cochran- "Skinny Jim"
Dennis Herrold- "Hip Hip Baby"

Slim Jim Phantom interview
Stray Cats- "Rock This Town"
Segment 1
Stray Cats- "Gene & Eddie"
Katmen- "You Can Go Now"
Segment 2
Stray Cats- "Stray Cat Strut"
Elvis Presley (with Slim Jim, Lee Rocker & Danny B. Harvey)- "Baby Let's Play House"
Segment 3
Stray Cats- "Runaway Boys"
Segment 4
Stray Cats- "Baby Blue Eyes"
Segment 5
Carl Perkins- "Blue Suede Shoes"

Ronnie Dawson- "Bobwire Betty"
Crash Gordon- "Lies Lies Lies"

Outro music bed:  Danny B. Harvey- "Hell Cat Stomp"

Slim Jim, Dave Edmunds, Setzer
Jeff Lynne, George Harrison
Duane Eddy, Bob Dylan
James Riley with
Slim Jim Phantom
Nashville Boogie 2016



Dick Clark interviews Stray Cats



"Stray Cat Strut"




Carl Perkins & Friends- "Boppin' The Blues"





Monday, August 8, 2016

Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour- 08-08-16

Lance Lipinsky
A new track from Lance Lipinsky & The Lovers kicks off this week's show and the excitement level never dips for the whole hour! We hear interview snippets from both Dick Dale & JD McPherson as well as rockers from Jake Calypso & Archie Lee Hooker, Buddy Holly, Eddie Cochran, Adam Lopez & His Rhythm Review, Buck Owens, Nick Curran, A Man Called Stu, the last recorded tune by The Everly Brothers and so much more!!

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Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey
Intro music bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"

Lance Lipinsky & The Lovers- "I Saw The Whole Thing"
Buddy Holly- "Ready Teddy"
Dick Dale interview segment on "Miserlou"
Dick Dale- "Miserlou"
DiMaggio Brothers- "Sad & Blue"
Buck Owens- "Sam's Place"
Nick Curran & The Lowlifes- "Baby You Crazy"
Johnny Burnette & The Rock N Roll Trio- "All By Myself"
Jake Calypso & Archie Lee Hooker- "Vance, Mississippi"
Sonny Burgess- "I Don't Dig It"
A Man Called Stu- "Pistol Packin' Mama"
James Intveld- "High School Hellcats"
Harmonica Sam with The Domestic Bumblebees- "Big Door"
JD McPherson on recording a VeeJay single
JD McPherson- "I Wish You Would"
The Everly Brothers- "Cold"
Carl Perkins- "Honey Cause I Love You"
Adam Lopez & His Rhythm Review- "Somebody Call 911"
The Fabulous Thunderbirds- "Two-Time Fool"

Outro music bed: Adam Lopez & His Rhythm Review- "Teahupo'O"

Monday, August 1, 2016

Billy Harlan- Still Boppin'!/ Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour 08-01-16


Kentucky native and rockabilly legend Billy Harlan is our guest this week.  We discuss early influences, lifelong friendship with the Everly Brothers, recording at RCA Studio B in the 50's with Chet Atkins, new generation discovering his rockabilly classics, playing festivals like Viva Las Vegas and Nashville Boogie and recording a new project at Studio B for Muddy Roots Records!

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Intro Voice Over- Rob "Cool Daddy" Dempsey
Intro music bed:  Brian Setzer- "Rockabilly Blues"
Billy Harlan

Elvis Presley- "Jailhouse Rock"
Kat Kings- "Juke Joint Jimmy"
Johnny Knight- "Rock & Roll Guitar"
Polecats- "Don't Push"
Charlie Gracie- "You Got A Heart Like A Rock"

Billy Harlan interview
Billy Harlan- "Teen Jean Jive"
Segment 1
Hawkshaw Hawkins- "My Fate Is In Your Hands"
Segment 2
Billy Harlan- "School House Rock"
Segment 3
(l to r): Chet Atkins, Pig Robbins,
Billy Harlan, Don Everly,
JD Loudermilk
Billy Harlan- "I Wanna Bop"
Segment 4
Billy Harlan- "This Lonely Man"
Segment 5
Billy Harlan- "Boogie Woogie Rock & Roll Man"
Segment 6
Billy Harlan- "I Ain't Elvis"
Segment 7
The Everly Brothers- "All I Have To Do Is Dream"

Brian Setzer Orchestra- "'49 Mercury Blues"
Dion- "The Apollo King"
The Silvershakers- "Vagabond"
Sleepy LaBeef, Billy Harlan,
Jason Galaz (Muddy Roots Records)

Outro music bed:  Sonny Burgess- "Itchy"