Quentin Jones is our guest on Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour (link below) as we talk about all the various facets of his great musical career. He's focusing on some upcoming solo recordings and we premiere a couple of those this hour. We discuss his band Reach Around Rodeo Clowns with his brother Wendell, producing artists such as Linda Gail Lewis, Robert Gordon, Charlie Gracie & The Rockats and playing with folks like Billy Burnette, Kenny Aaronson, Liberty Devitto, David Uosikkinen, Dr. Harmonica & Rockett 88, Peter Noone, Graham Nash, his Gretsch Guitars endorsement and more! Hear it here:
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Quentin Jones interview on Robert Gordon, Charlie Gracie, The Beatles, Linda Gail Lewis & more!
Favorite Eddie Cochran song countdown
Lots of votes have been cast for our "Top 5" listener voted "Cochran Countdown" during early October on Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour. This is to celebrate what would have been Eddie Cochran's 80th birthday. We'll tabulate the results by the end of this month to prepare the shows. Votes are super close so if you haven't voted yet, go to this link and let us know your favorite! http://rockabillynblues.blogspot.com/p/favorite-eddie-cochran-song.html
Elvis memories from Wink & Sandy Martindale
Hear amazing ELVIS PRESLEY stories from Wink Martindale and Sandy Martindale on this week's Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour (link below). Wink did mornings on WHBQ in Memphis, TN and happened to be there the night Dewey Phillips first played Elvis. Sandy dated Elvis and danced in several movies (including Viva Las Vegas). We recorded this interview at the recent Nashville Elvis Festival! If you're an Elvis fan, this is one not to miss! Plus, we hear a new track from Pokey LaFarge, an Elvis cover from Dale Watson and tunes from Janis Martin and The Starlight Drifters! Hear episode here: http://rockabillynblues.blogspot.com/2017/05/wink-sandy-martindale-elvis-celebration.html
Sir Cliff Richard on Elvis duet, new album and more!
Sir Cliff Richard joins Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour this week to discuss his latest album, Just...Fabulous Rock 'n' Roll! Hear some tunes from this and more! Plus, we honor DION for his "The Wanderer" being recently inducted in the Grammy Hall Of Fame and we hear live tracks from Brian Setzer and Ricky Nelson as well as great tunes from Charlie Feathers, CCR and The Cactus Blossoms!! Hear episode here: http://rockabillynblues.blogspot.com/2017/01/cliff-richard-interview-rockabilly-n.html
Duane Eddy talks Elvis, D ick Clark, Everlys, more!
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame member Duane Eddy joins us for part 1 of our interview this week recorded on location at The Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum in Nashville, Tennessee. We talk about his guitar influences, early Jimmy & Duane duo, his twang sound, debut album, ELVIS PRESLEY "mono" story, D ick Clark, The Everly Brothers, Art Of Noise and much more! Plus, there's bonus interview footage on this page too talking about producing Phil Everly and an early version of "Air That I Breathe" that influenced The Hollies to do their version, and also what it was like to hear Elvis for the first time! Don't miss this footage from this week's Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour! http://rockabillynblues.blogspot.com/2016/05/duane-eddy-interview-part-1-more.html
RE: Dion interview part 1
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 Dexter & Gretsch Brothers, Carl Perkins, Eddie Cochran and The Lincolns. http://rockabillynblues.blogspot.com/2016/02/dion-part-2-more-rockabilly-n-blues.html
Dion interview part 1
Rock & Roll Hall of Famer DION is our guest for part 1 of our interview this week. We talk about Viva Las Vegas Rockabilly Weekend, both The Beatles and ELVIS PRESLEY loving his version of "Ruby Baby" and his new album produced by Jimmy Vivino! Plus, we hear tunes from Brian Setzer, Si Cranstoun, Jack and the Real Deals, Red Simpson and more on this week's Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour! http://rockabillynblues.blogspot.com/2016/02/dion-interview-part-1-more-rockabilly-n.html
RE: Rocky Burnette interview part 1 & more
Rocky Burnette joins us for part 2 of our interview. We talk more about his dad Johnny Burnette and uncle Dorsey Burnette, playing on Paul Burlison's album with cousin Billy Burnette, family friends, playing with Darrel Higham, a great story about meeting Dolly Parton for the first time and lots more! In addition to great tunes from them, we also hear Burnette covers from Levi Dexter, Robert Gordon, Rick Nelson and The Beatles as well as a tribute song "Johnny & Dorsey" from Darrel Higham on this week's Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour! http://rockabillynblues.blogspot.com/2016/01/rocky-burnette-part-2-more.html
Rocky Burnette interview part 1 & more
Rocky Burnette is our guest for part 1 of our interview. We discuss his dad Johnny Burnette, uncle Dorsey Burnette, his solo tunes including brand new tracks from his album with Darrel Higham & The Enforcers plus we hear the latest from The Cactus Blossoms, Ambur Rockell, Shemekia Copeland and rockers from ELVIS PRESLEY, Stray Cats, John Fogerty, Bo Walton and Ollie Vee on this week's Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour! http://rockabillynblues.blogspot.com/2016/01/rocky-burnette-interview-part-1-more.html
Carl Perkins tribute radio show
Carl Perkins is our theme this week as we celebrate his April 9th birthday. Randy Fox (writer for Vintage Rock, Nashville Scene, Goldmine Magazine, etc) joins the show to co-host the fun! Hear obscure tracks, fan favorites, select covers and lots of detailed info on this week's Rockabilly N Blues Radio Hour! http://rockabillynblues.blogspot.com/2015/04/carl-perkins-tribute-show.html