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Easy Ed's Variety Hour (Rock)

http://www.easy-ed.net

Rockabilly, rhythm & blues, '50s rock 'n' roll

With DJ Easy Ed

Fri May 1st 2015 6.00pm–8.00pm

R=listener request. N=music new at the station. L=local music. Your purchases using the Buy it! links help support the station.

Time zone: eastern

6:06pm

Curtis Little “She Won’t Let Me Down”
from Various: Chicken Rock (Eagle Records) —Originally unissued (?)

6:07pm

The Stillmen “Sweet to Me”
from All Hopped Up CD Single (Star Tone Records) —www.rockabillyhall.com/Stillmen.html

6:08pm

Don Deal “Don't Push”
from Various: Hollywood Rock 'N' Roll (Ace Records) —Era Records 1957 (originally unissued)?

6:09pm

Gene Vincent “Hold Me, Hug Me, Rock Me”
from Gene Vincent: The Road Is Rocky (Bear Family Records) —Capitol Records 1957

6:11pm

Eddie Clendening “Turnip Greens”
from Eddie Clendening is Walkin’ and Cryin’ (Inspiration Point Records) —Inspiration Point Records 2013 http://eddieclendening.com/

6:13pm

B.B. Cunningham “Jigsaw”
from Various: Hot Rockin' Music from Memphis CD Album (Stomper Time Records) —Background/ambient

6:16pm

Ronnie Self “Petrified”
from Rockabilly Classics (Rock-A-Billy Records) —Columbia Records 1958

6:18pm

Sonny Burgess and The Pacers “A Kiss Goodnight”
from The Sun Days: The Best of Sonny Burgess and The Pacers CD Comp (n/a (self-released)) —Phillips International 1960

6:19pm

Dale Hawkins “Little Pig”
from Rock 'n' Roll Tornado CD Album (Ace Records) —Checker Records 1958

6:24pm

Ray McArthur’s Hill Stoppers “Raymond’s Beat”
from Various: Strictly Instrumental, Vol. 9 (Buffalo Bop) —Background/ambient

6:25pm

Carl Perkins “Perkins Wiggle”
from Original Sun Greatest Hits CD Album (Rhino Records) —Sun Records 1956 (originally unissued)

6:26pm

Wildfire Willie and The Ramblers “Love My Baby”
from n/a (N/A) —Unreleased soundboard recording (Road Agents Car Show 2002, East Hartford CT, 2002). See Wildfire Willie at the New England Shake-Up this September. Don’t miss out—get your tickets now. http://newenglandshakeup.com/

6:29pm

The Heartbeats “Long Blonde Hair”
from Various: Western Star Rockabillies, Vol. 2 (Western Star) —www.facebook.com/pages/The-Heartbeats/161930697178232

6:30pm

The Pacers “Sooie”
from The Razorback Rock 'n' Roll Tapes (Collector Records) —Background/ambient

6:35pm

Faron Young “Phil’s Boogie”
from Various: Hillbilly Hot Shots, Vol. 2 (HBH) —Background/ambient

6:36pm

Johnny Cash “Wreck of the Old 97”
from The Man in Black: 1954-1958 (Bear Family Records) —A ballad recorded by many. It’s based on a locomotive disaster that happened in 1902. Vernon Dalhart's version was released in 1924 is sometimes cited as the first million-selling country music record.

6:37pm

Slim Sandy and the Hillbilly Boppers “Rock ‘n’ Roll Ruby”
from Jump Back! (Crow-Matic Records) —www.facebook.com/pages/Slim-Sandy-the-Hillbilly-Boppers/178995455495841

6:38pm

The Echo Valley Boys “Wash Machine Boogie” (Roller Coaster Records EP) —Island Records 1957

6:41pm

Eddie Bond “Big Boss Man”
from Memphis Rockabilly King (Stomper Time Records 2007) —Tagg Records 1964

6:43pm

Spade Cooley “Boggs Boogie”
from Various: Hillbilly Fever Volume 1 (Rhino Records) —Background/ambient

6:47pm

Buddy and Ella Johnson “So Good”
from Gotta Go Upside Your Head: The Rock & Roll Years 1953-1955 (Rev-Ola Bandstand) —Mercury Records 1957, but may have been released earlier and elsewhere too.

6:48pm

Bonnie and the Little Blue Boys “You Better Run”
from Various: Mark Lamarr's Doo Wop Underground (Easy Action) —Nikko Records 1958

6:50pm

Big Joe Turner “Hide and Seek”
from The Definitive Blues Collection (Atlantic) —Atlantic Records 1955

6:54pm

Joe Houston “Joe's Rock”
from Rock and Roll with Joe Houston LP Album (Tops 2012) —Tops Records 1956—maybe.

6:56pm

Little Marie Allen “Humdinger”
from Various: Rare 78 RPM Rhythm & Blues Cuts (Stardust Records) —Triumph Records 1959

7:04pm

Googie Rene “Wham Bam”
from Best of Googie Rene (Class & Rendezvous 2010) —Background/ambient

7:04pm

Freddie Jackson “Duck Fever”
from Various: Saxaphone Rockers (Master Classics Records) —Background/ambient

7:05pm

Rufus Thomas “Bear Cat (The Answer to Hound Dog)”
from Various: A Sun Blues Collection (Rhino Records) —Sun Records 1953

7:07pm

Big Mama Thornton “Don't Talk Back”
from Various: Chicken Shack Boogie, Vol. 7 (Play Back Records) —Irma Records

7:07pm

The 5 Royales “Don’t Be Ashamed”
from Soul & Swagger The Complete 5 Royales (1951-1967) (Rock Beat Records) —King Records 1957

7:13pm

The Chuck Higgins Orchestra “Tortas”
from Blows His Wig! (Ace Records) —Background/ambient

7:15pm

Esquerita “I Need You”
from Believe Me When I Say Rock and Roll Is Here to Stay (Fan Club Records) —Capitol Records 1959

7:15pm

The Rip ‘Em Ups “Frantic”
from Killswitch! (Rhythm Bomb) —www.facebook.com/theripemups?fref=ts

7:17pm

Gino & the Dells “Baby Don’t Go Now”
from n/a (Golden Crest 45) —Golden Crest Records 1961

7:18pm

Monto and the Cyclones “Lazy Lou”
from Various: Dance Floor Winners (Golden Beaver Records) —Background/ambient

7:21pm

Link Wray & the Wraymen “Right Turn (Alternate Take)”
from Slinky! The Epic Sessions, '58-'61 (Sundazed) —Recorded March 20, 1959 (originally unissued)

7:25pm

The Ramrods “Night Ride”
from Various: Surf-Age Nuggets (Rock Beat Records) —Background/ambient

7:25pm

Hipbone Slim and the Knee-Tremblers “I Hear an Echo”
from Have Knees, Will Tremble (Voodoo Rhythm Records 2005) —www.facebook.com/hipboneslimandthekneetremblersFansite

7:28pm

The Cranktones “Restless”
from Vibrate with The Cranktones CD Album (Rhubarb Records 1998) —May 24: See the legendary Cranktones at Atwood’s Tavern in Cambridge MA (with Easy Ed’s Record Hop). Start your summer season right at this huge rockin’ show! www.facebook.com/events/654620217977763/

7:29pm

The Kingsmen “Louie, Louie”
from Various: Nuggets (Rhino Records) —Jerden Records 1963/We salute Jack Ely, lead singer of the Kingsmen, who passed away April 27 at age 71.

7:35pm

Travis Wammack “Louie, Louie”
from That Scratchy Guitar From Memphis (Bear Family Records 2012) —Background/ambient

7:36pm

Bob Denton and Eddie Cochran “Sick and Tired”
from Rockin' It with Eddie Cochran (Cherry Red Records) —Goldstar Studio acetate pressing - Probably April 1958

7:38pm

The Bell Notes “Real Wild Child”
from n/a (Madison Records 45) —Madison Records 1960

7:38pm

Harvey and Doc “Oh Baby!”
from Various: Rockin' Boppin' Duos (Cheesecake Records) —Annette Records 1964

7:41pm

The Excels “Let’s Dance”
from Various: Fear (Buffalo Bop) —Gibson Records 1963

7:45pm

The Living Guitars “The Watusi (Watusi)”
from Teen Beat Discotheque (RCA Camden) —Background/ambient

7:46pm

Big Sandy and His Fly-Rite Boys “Strollin' with Mary Jane”
from It's Time CD Album (Yep Roc Records 2003) —Background/ambient

7:47pm

The John Lewis Rock 'n' Roll Trio “Feeling for You”
from Sanity (Atomic Cowboy Records) —www.facebook.com/pages/The-Real-John-Lewis-Trio-Bach-Rimshot/269832103066318?sk=photos_stream

7:50pm

Mike Waggoner & the Bops “Guitar Man”
from Various: Speed Crazy CD Single (Speed Records) —Vee Records (originally unreleased/date unknown) See him at the 2015 Ponderosa Stomp!

7:51pm

Eddie and The Flatheads “Gonna Get Me a Girl”
from Shakin' The Shack LP EP (Tail Records) —www.facebook.com/eddieandtheflatheads

7:57pm

Little Ellis and His L 7’s “Barb Wire”
from Various: Desperate Rock and Roll, Vol. 4 (Flame Records) —Background/ambient

7:58pm

The Megatons “Dateless Night”
from Hydrogen Bomb (Rock Paradise) —www.facebook.com/wildrockin.megatons?fref=nf See them May 9 in NYC at the Rebel Night 10th anniversary party www.facebook.com/events/1537366309879329/

7:59pm

The Speed Devils “Teenage Riot”
from The Speed Devils (Cacaphone Records) —https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MN9fNOa5fxw


Like everything else, times are approximate. Spinitron and this station are not liable for errors or omissions.