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Cliffie Stone – The Legendary Capitol Records Double Bassist And More!

With two previous titles bestowed to the greatness of Grady Martin and more recently Billy Strange, third album in this current series focuses on the work of Cliffie Stone. An absolute mountain of a man in more ways than one,…

Southern Bred: Texas R&B Rockers Vol.12

The quality continues via ‘Southern Bred: Texas R&B Rockers Vol.12’ where there appears no end to the list of artists making the grade for the “Texas” side of this genuinely great album series. Presenting their musical wares for Volume Twelve…

Rock And Roll Vixens #2

Number two in the latest series to be issued by Koko Mojo is ‘Rock And Roll Vixens’. Featuring another twenty-five tracks of all-female Afro-American artists from the 1950s – 60s, the second album features more of the same goodness as…

Rock And Roll Vixens #1

A new series by Koko Mojo, and this time it’s the turn of black female artists to feature and goes by the name ‘Rock And Roll Vixens’. Environmentally packaged and displaying simple yet highly effective artwork, especially its grainy qualities,…

Hillbilly Deluxe

…quite frankly there is only one place to rest this evening and soak up traditional country music, and that is at the ‘Hillbilly Deluxe’.

Southern Bred: Texas R&B Rockers Vol.10

‘Southern Bred: Texas R&B Rockers Vol.10’ is a record that stands out on its own merits yet is part of a series of albums equally on par with the quality offered here.

Hillbilly Deluxe

When it comes to any new album, sometimes it is the album’s artwork that communicates to the listener first before dropping the needle on the track list. New compilation ‘Hillbilly Deluxe’ provides such a feeling where its warm and classy…

Southern Bred: Texas R&B Rockers Vol.11

Just when you thought it was over, up pops another volume of quite possibly one of the best compilations hosting blues and rhythm and blues artists from America’s south, namely Texas. The series that keeps on giving is ‘Southern Bred:…

Let’s Throw A Rockin’ Soul Party Vol. 3

Next up in the early foundations of soul music is ‘Let’s Throw A Rockin’ Soul Party Vol 3’. By easing into the first sounds of what became known as soul music from its roots of blues, gospel and traditional rhythm…

Engine Running Fine

“When we record new songs, we always try to get the best possible results, give all we can to make it better.”

New Interview With Creek Road Eleven

New Interview With Creek Road Eleven It has been a while but Famous Last Words (FLW) returns with a brand-new interview featuring one of Finland’s finest, Creek Road Eleven. The five-piece country-rock band has a new album out titled ‘Creek continue →

Come On Baby It’s Christmas, More Hillbilly Christmas

As with volume One of this new collection of songs focusing on Christmas, the second volume ‘Come On Baby It’s Christmas, More Hillbilly Christmas’ offers another round of quality tunes for this special time of year. One notable difference is…

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Grady Martin Diesel Smoke, Dangerous Curves and Hot Guitar

Various Artists (Atomicat)

A gifted musician and one of the places where it all started for rock ‘n’ roll music, Grady Martin is given full respect via ‘Diesel Smoke, Dangerous Curves and Hot Guitar’.

 

Hillbilly Deluxe

Various Artists (Atomicat)

…quite frankly there is only one place to rest this evening and soak up traditional country music, and that is at the ‘Hillbilly Deluxe’.

 

Billy Strange: Climb Aboard The Hell Train

Various Artists (Atomicat)

…a detailed and wonderfully engaging collection of songs that touches upon the gifted talents of Billy Strange as guitarist, singer and composer…

 

Falsehoods (EP)

Terrible Love (Bandcamp)

Terrible Love fire enough flares during ‘Falsehoods’ signalling for life to be given to this EP, which is warranted considering the quality on display…

 

Hillbilly And Rustic Rockabilly Bop Volume 4

Various Artists (Atomicat)

All in all, the fourth album in the ‘Hillbilly And Rustic Rockabilly Bop’ series lives up to its predecessors in terms of quality, intrigue, and thrills when it comes to the music…

 

Still On The Run

The Hoodoo Tones (Rhythm Bomb)

The Hoodoo Tones embark on a third trip packed with twelve new songs. The latest long player sees the band ‘Still On The Run’ and blending traditional rockabilly with the modern trimmings found on the rockin’ scene.

 

Strangers/Lovers: Side A

DAGNY (Little Daggers Records)

Still hanging on to the first slice of a two-part album set, DAGNY’s ‘Strangers/Lovers: Side A’ is a masterclass in pop music.

 

Boss Black Rockers: Cool It Vol.8

Various Artists (Koko Mojo)

As series go, ‘Boss Black Rockers’ is up there with the best of them when it comes to compiling rockin’ track lists.

 

There’s Gonna Be A Ball – Rock ‘N’ Roll Español

Various Artists (Atomicat)

…this box set of Chicano rock provides a different angle on the ubiquitous rock ‘n’ roll compilation from an overlooked corner of its market…

 

Southern Bred: Texas R&B Rockers Vol.10

Various Artists (Koko Mojo)

‘Southern Bred: Texas R&B Rockers Vol.10’ is a record that stands out on its own merits yet is part of a series of albums equally on par with the quality offered here.

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