Saturday, October 31, 2009

Sceramin' Jay Hawkins

What can I say??-The original wild man hisself !!!!!!!!

Monster Mash

Bobby "Boris" Pickett's classic hit with 'real" monsters ..doing the Mash!!!

Oh You Beautiful Doll 1929 cartoon and 1958 rocker

Here's an old Max Fleischer Screen Song cartoon--follow the bouncing ball and sing along

and in 1958 the song was done rock n roll style by "Ivan" [Jery Allison of the Crickets]--it featured Buddy Holly on lead guitar and was the flip of "real Wild Child".

Sunday, October 25, 2009

Rockin' Ed with the Nocturnes

Oh No It's Me up there on You Tube

We did this at a benefit show for special needs adults. My backup band is called the Nocturnes --However, when I gues twith them we are called The Black Sheep

Friday, October 23, 2009

Johnny Horton-Cherokee Boogie [1959]

This was off of his 1959 LP that also featured his mega-hit BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS. This song was originally done by Moon Mullican and was a hit a few years back by BR 549, but this is by far my all-time favorite version.

Frank Wilson-Do I Love You [Motown 1965]

This is a very rare northern soul and Motown classic. One of the rarest records in the enitre universe!!!!!!!!

Clydie King-Missin' My Baby [1966]

Here's another great Northern Soul floater.

Spooks-2 Halloween Cartoons

What we have here are two Halloween themed cartoons. Both of these are from the golden age of animation--The first one is an early Universal production by Walter Lantz starrnig Oswald, The Lucky Rabbit, a character origally created by Walt Disney. This "Spooks is from 1930" . The second version is a 1932 production by UB Iwerks and stars Flip the Frog. Iwerks was originally part of Walt Disney's team of animators..

Soupy Sales R.I.P.

We've lost another great enterainer. Soupy Sales was best remembered for his TV series.
Here's a complete show from 1965--featuring his hit THE MOUSE

Monday, October 19, 2009

Joe Meek Story

This is a documentary abut a very strange record producer--if you thought Phil Spector was odd, check out this guy. He produced Telstar by the Tornados plus lots of other classic British hits--his work is not as well known here in the US, but many collectors still seek out his work

Friday, October 16, 2009

Blind Lemon Jefferson-Low Down Mojo Blues

From 1928. This Blind Lemon Jefferson 78 was a special issue--WOW what a nice lookin' label--good song too

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Jerry Reed-Mister Whiz [1956]

Jerry Reed recorded for Capitol during the 50s--He made some nice stuff here. This is another favorite of mine

Bob Doss- Don't Be Gone Long [1957]

On Starday 265--this has got to be one my favorite rockers

Bobby Roberts- Hop Skip & Jump [1958]

Who said the only good Memphis rockabilly rekkids only came out on SUN????

Wisdoms- Two Hearts Make One Love [1959]

Da flip side..OOOOOWEEEEEEEEEE !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Wisdoms-Lost In Dreams [1959]

A nice rare doo wop 45--Matt The Cat, if you're out there you need to hear this....

Wheels- My Hearts Desire [1955] 78

Someone on You Tube has good taste..this is a classic group harmony gem

Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Hasil Adkins Documentary

Here 'tis--A three part documentary on the King of Psychobilly--Hasil Adkins

By the way--it's pronounced "hassle" not "Hazel"

Check out the cat fight in part 3

Bosko's Picture Show [1933]

This is the last Looney Tunes cartoon to feature Bosko. It contains the earliest appearance of Hitler in a cartoon short--also there is a certain four-letter word uttered by Bosko. possibly the first use of that certain word in any Hollywood motion picture.

Looney Tunes: Sinkin' In The Bathtub [1930]

This is the very first Looney Tunes Cartoon from 1930 starring Bosko. Now be aware that this contains stereotypes that are no longer accepted today but back in 1930..

The original Warner Bros/Looney Tunes titles are included.

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Wayne Raney--Why Don't You Haul Off And Love Me [1949]

A classic country recording--you can't play a Delmore Bros record without also putting on Wayne Raney

Delmore Brothers-Blues Stay Away From Me [1949]

One of my all-time favorite recordings

Monday, October 12, 2009

Sixty Minute Man-Dominoes [1951]

Off of the original Federal 78!!!

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Rocksteady 1967-Evans & Jerry-Tennesee Waltz

Yeah it's a corny old chestnut--Pee Wee King, Patti Page, Bobby Comstock etc.. but I like this rocksteady version from 1967-MON!!!!!!!!

Romey Rand-I'm Comin' In - mid 60s Northern Soul

never heard this one but I wanna get my own copy..

Wade Flemons-That Other Place[1964]

Another from the HERE I STAND man!!!

Wade Flemons-Watch Over Her [1964]

Now here are few choice Northern Soul/Popcorn "rekkids" for your dancing pleasure. This first one was written by Frankie Valli of the Four Seasons.

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Cartoon- Hittin' The Trail [1931]

This is an early Merry Melodies cartoon from 1931. Be Warned!!!!!!!! THIS IS NOT POLITICALLY CORRECT BY TODAY'S STANDARDS BUT IT IS WHAT IT IS FROM THAT TIME PERIOD.
This is the first time I've seen this full length and uncut. The warner Bros screen titles are intact.

Cartoon- Kitty From Kansas City [1931]

This one from the Fleischer Studios/Paramount Pictures has Betty Boop along with Rudy Vallee--follow the bouncing ball

Cartoon-Ants In The Plants [1940]

From Max Fleischer Studios...

Sunday, October 4, 2009

Billy Adams-Rock Pretty Mama [1958]

Off the Quincy label--from Kentucky--this one cooks!!!!!!!!

Jerry Engler- Sputnik [1957]

Flying all around the world..with that crazy satellite girl!!!

Watch it spin--without the center adaptor

Bill Flagg- Go Cat Go [1956]

Here's anotehr one--great rockabilly sound!!!!!!!

Junior Thompson-Mama's Little Baby [1956]

Here's a little sump'n fer ya today!!!!!!!!

Thursday, October 1, 2009

Freddie Hart

Here's Freddie Hasrt's original of Deke Dickerson's Song....

Deke Dickerson-Snatch It and Grab It

Deke is perhaps one of the best of the newer rockabilly cats [as in post-Stray Cats]This is his version of the old Freddie Hart tune.........

Elvis-Baby Let's Play House [1956]

Off the Dorsey Brothers Show..