The Greaser's Lunchbox (Music)
Thu Sep 15th 2011 12.00pm–2.00pm
R=listener request. N=music new at the station. L=local music. Your purchases using the Buy it! links
Time zone: central
Bill Haley and The Saddlemen “ROCK THE JOINT” from The Best Of Bill Haley and His Comets 1951 - 1954 SINGLE (Varese Sarabande) —Hound Dog Brown is filling in for the mighty Al Swacker today. Al will be back next week.Buy it!
The Original Surfaris “Exotic” from Lost Legends Of Surf Guitar 1 - Big Noise From Waimea! (Sundazed Music) —Al often includes some stellar surf guitar in his lineup, and so will I! ; - )Buy it!
Jerry Lee Lewis “I'm on fire” from Great Balls of Fire! (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) (Polydor Virgin)Buy it!
Johnny Cash “I walk the line” from The Big "D" Jamboree Live Volumes 1 & 2 (Dragon Street) —The Big "D" Jamboree was a country and rockabilly showcase that was broadcast live and by transcription from Dallas from the '40s to the '60s. Johnny announces "I walk the line" as his newest release on Sun Records! rec. prob. late '56.Buy it!
Johnny Cash “Get Rhythm” from The Big "D" Jamboree Live Volumes 1 & 2 (Dragon Street) —Another transcription from the live auditorium of the Big "D" Jamboree. THANKS TO MIKE for lending me this CD set!Buy it!
Lattie Moore “Juke Joint Johnny” from Rock 'n' Roll (Membran/Documents 1953) —A hillbilly bop number from 1953. Along with hillbilly/country boogie, and shuffle blues, hillbilly bop is one of the precursor molecules of rockabilly.Buy it!
The Tandems “The Rising Surf” from Lost Legends Of Surf Guitar 1 - Big Noise From Waimea! (Sundazed Records) —Another surf guitar piece from the '60s.Buy it!
Tommy Mooney “Bingo Boogie” from Country & Western (Membran/Documents) —A country boogie tune. You know it's country boogie if 1) it's a country tune, and 2) it's set to an 8 to the bar boogie woogie rhythm.Buy it!
Carl Perkins “That's all right” from The Big "D" Jamboree Live Volumes 1 & 2 (Dragon Street) —Here are two Carl Perkins cuts from the Big "D" Jamboree radio transcription CDs which are described above in this list with the Johnny Cash cuts.Buy it!
Carl Perkins “BLUE SUEDE SHOES” from The Big "D" Jamboree Live Volumes 1 & 2 (Dragon Street) —After this cut, Carl references to the audience his auto accident (March 22, 1956) where he was badly injured, and thanks people for the cards and letters which they sent him.Buy it!
Billy "The Kid" Emerson “RED HOT” from Move, Baby, Move (Charly Records 2006) —Billy Lee Riley did a famous rockabilly cover of this tune, but Billy the Kid Emerson wrote it and recorded it 18 months before that at Sun Records, as a shuffle blues/R&B tune.Buy it!
Bill Kirchen “Big Mack's Off the Blocks (Live)” from Hot Rod Lincoln (Live) (Hightone 2008) —A great story song about a truck driver and the truck driver's daughter. Far as I can tell, Bill Kirchen, lead guitar back in the heyday of Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen, brought the dieselbilly thing to Commander Cody's band.Buy it!
Ted Nugent “Cat scratch Fever” from The Very Best Of Ted Nugent Live (Epic Records 2010) —Sending this out to my pal Dennis, who recently was scratched by his cat, and got....that's right, which is no joke AT ALL! It's serious, and'll put ya in the hospital for a few days. Take Dennis' advice: ya get scratched by a cat, go to the doctor, now!Buy it!
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