Out this month on CD
1) Robins - I Must Be Dreaming
2) Hometown Gamblers - Dypsomania
3) Mitch Woods & The Lazy Jumpers - Jukebox Drive
4) Bobby Darin - Early Bobby Darin
5) Various Artists - Foot Tappin' & Dance at Screamin' Festival
6) Buddy Holly - Not Fade Away (The Complete 1957 Recordings)3-CDs
7) Elvis Presley - The Tupelo Mississippi Flash (4-CDs)
12 February 2008
Freddie Bell, a forerunner in the 1950s rock 'n' roll era whose toe-tapping versions of "Giddy Up A Ding Dong" and "Hound Dog" inspired Elvis Presley to cover the songs, has died. He was 76.
Bell died late Sunday in a Las Vegas hospital of complications from cancer, said his publicist Norm Johnson.
Bell was performing at the Sands casino-hotel on the Las Vegas...
08 February 2008
The legendary rockin' festival is coming to America. It will be held every October in The Orleans Hotel in Las Vegas. Jerry Chatabox brings his cult show and his thirty years experience of being a rockin' DJ to entertain you in Las Vegas. He teams up with Tom Ingram, the man with the vision to bring rockin' music to Sin City with the phenomenally successful VLV.
08 February 2008
On Saturday, 9 Februar at Guildford Hot 50's RnR Club Fairlands Hall is going to be the final gig for the Sundowners' drummer Dave.
"Dave was one off the best drummers we had worked with but commitments have took over again and is unable to continue on are never ending journy on the road. Dave has parted with the sundowners for a great job premotion,...
28 January 2008
Current rockabilly sensations Jack Rabbit Slim have just announced a line-up change. The band's new guitar player will Darren Lince, well known to many from The Sugar Creek Trio and The Preachers.
Also Jack Rabbit Slim are recording a new album 'From The Waist Down!'
27 January 2008
After five and a half years the rock'n'roll band Alley Dukes decided to make a break. There's no conflict involved, the guys just want to devote more time to their other bands: Danny is in The Vulgar Deli, Buck is in The Hypnophonics, Mo is in Les Oscar B, and Zak in The Treblemakers.
Their last show will take place on 9th of February in...
19 January 2008
The legendary original Garage Punk band The Sonics is back and after a succsessful concert in New York last November they are playing a gig in the UK this March.
The concert will take place on 21 March 2008 at the Forum, Kentish Town, London. Tickets available from www.seetickets.com...
17 January 2008
Piano rocker Jeff Potter has added two new songs to his MySpace profile. They called "Don't Stop Now" and "Uptown Boogie". Great piano boogie woogie tracks!
More info: http://www.myspace.com/jeffpottermusic...
17 January 2008
Memphis Belle Rock n Roll Club in Bisley, Surrey are opening a new venue. The address is:
Bisley Village Hall
The first concert in this venue will be played by THE RHYTHM BOYS, rockabilly quartet from Norwich.
More info: www.memphisbellesrocknroll.co.uk...
08 January 2008
Ken Nelson, former head of country A&R for Capitol Records and a member of the Country Music Hall of Fame, died Sunday (Jan. 6) at his home in Somis, Calif., 13 days short of his 97th birthday. He had not been ill prior to his death, his daughter Claudia Nelson told CMT.com.
In his prime during the '50s and '60s, Nelson produced such artistically pivotal...