Surfadelic Presents – MICHIGAN RUMBLE ! [’50s & ’60s R’n’R]

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Woah Dad! What we got here? Another super ultra rockin’n’rollin’ Surfadelic comp. And I can tell you it’s pretty big fat ”project” cause I have to select some 93 trax for three volumes of 50’s & 60’s Michigan rock’n’roll rumble. As you know I’ve recently have posted some obcure Michigan rockers as intro for this big collection of some rare, unissued and underground stuff. Here you gotta deal mostly with raw R-Billy, Rock’n’Roll, Instrumentals and few 60’s garage cuts. Some of this tunes already can be heard on various comps but some not, so if you are curious to know what is all about, don’t miss it. It’s Michigan Rumble ok! Dig !!!

 

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MIKE WAGGONER & THE BOPS – Minnesota Rock ‘n’ Roll Kings [60’s]

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“Mike Waggoner and the Bops were the originators of Minnesota stomp, well before the Trashmen unleashed Surfin Bird on America.
In fact, the Trashmen claim that the Bops were, “the biggest thing around” when they themselves were teenagers getting hooked on the big beat. Mike was only sixteen when he put the group together in the Minneapolis suburb of Richfield with his little brother Colly on lead guitar and man, do they sizzle!”

Already could be heard on various R-Billy comps as Nasty Rockabilly, Rock ‘N Roll Orgy, Rockabilly Gold, Rockabilly This Rockabilly That… well alright! Mr.Eliminator collect this solid early 60’s r-billy boppers on this little compilation just for your rockin’ pleasure. Bop!

 

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SPO-DEE-O-DEE vs DALE ROCKA & THE VOLCANOES

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More real fine R-billy from Rhythm Bomb Records. This time we have Sicilian rockers Dale Rocka & The Volcanoes and their ”The Midnight Ball” 2014. album vs SPO-DEE-O-DEE from Germany with their 2006. slab ”The Many Sides Of”. It’s gonna be a real rockabilly showdown ain’t it ? All wild 50s style Rockabilly , greasy Rhythm & Blues Boppers and jivin´Rockers… Dig!!!

The Rockets vs The Bird Doggin’ Daddies

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Are you in need for some Rockabilly? I mean REAL Rockabilly, the one that grabs you, moves you and sends shivers down your spine, the one that was played back in the fifties. Don’t look no further…

Here are two bands on Rhythm Bomb Records [COOL label specialized in 1950s music, Rockabilly, Rhythm and Blues, Hillbilly, Country, Western Swing] The Rockets from Switzerland and The Bird Doggin’ Daddies from the south of Germany with their 2013. slabs full of r-billy tunes [recorded analogue] as they came from some lost 50’s Sun studios sessions. No shit! These guys sound as they have shared stages with Johnny Burnette, Elvis, Carl Perkins or Charlie Feathers in their heydays.

”They got the bug but it’s just a question of time for you to get it too.

Now guys, about this time machine, could we find an arrangement? I’d really like to see Buddy Holly on stage…” [Fred “Virgil” Turgis]

THE FIREBALLS – Wild Streak [2011]

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The Fireballs revive the sound of late 50’s/early 60’s British Rock ‘n’ Roll. Mostly covers of classics but nothing less it’s fun fun fun!
For fans of Billy Fury, Johnny Kidd, Shane Fenton, The Shadows and Vince Taylor. And remember! This is contemporary UK group NOT the 60’s US instro band The Fireballs I’ve posted before. Dig!

01 It’s Gonna Take Magic
02 Long Stringy Baby
03 Feelin’
04 F.B.I
05 Gum Drop
06 Don’t Knock Upon My Door
07 That’s Alright
08 Wild Streak
09 Shakin’ All Over
10 Fireball
11 I Got
12 Fury
13 Baby Sittin’
14 Pipeline
15 Right Behind You Baby
16 I’m A Moody Guy
17 Crazy For You
18 Make It Up
19 Rocket Man
20 Deep Feeling
21 Frantic
22 Why Little Girl
23 Brand New Cadillac
24 Saturday Night At The Duck Pond

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Bang Bang Rock And Roll !!!

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Cool lp comp. of rare 50’s R-Billy/R’n’R in style of Sin Alley series. Bang!!!

01 – Lee Mcbride – Confusion
02 – Torquays – Rompin’
03 – Jan & The Torquays – Bonie Moronie
04 – Don Jobe & The Ghosters – Going To Have A Party
05 – Tommy Moreland – Bang Band
06 – Morris Brothers – Rockin’ Country Fever
07 – Denny Noie & The Catalinas – It Ain’t A Big Thing
08 – Herold White & His Country Masters – You’re Not Mine
09 – Willie Ward & The Warblers – Oo-Wee Baby
10 – Johnny & The Roccas – Rough Cut
11 – Larry Terry – Hep Cat
12 – Ralph – I’ve Got It
13 – Big Daddy G. – Big Berry (Boss Man Guitar)
14 – Bobby Hodge & The Rainbow Rangers – Gonna Take My Guitar
15 – Buddy Starr & The Starliners – Hold It
16 – Dee Rogers & The Nitehawks – Cut That Out
17 – Buddy Starr & The Starliners – Blues Around My Head
18 – Eddy Clermont – Love My Numbers

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TEEN-AGE RIOT!

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Repost of this classic R-Billy/Trash comp. with 50’s B-movie trailers in-between the juvenile delinquent themed rock’n’roll songs. Lotsa fav tunes here as Barry Weaver – Street Fight, Betty Dickson – Shanty Tramp, Kip Tyler – Rumble Rock, Phil Johns – Ballad Of A Juvenile Delinquent, Chuck Daniels – Glass Pak, Reggie Perkins – High School Caesar, Billy Ledbetter – Stealing Hupcaps… You can’t be wrong, gotta dig dig Dig!!!

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THE RAGTIME WRANGLERS – 15 Smoking Trax [2004]

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2nd slab of r-billy instro hoot by these Dutch retro 50’s crew. Wide variety of styles, from swing/hillbilly to surf and latin flawored tunes, 14 originals and one cover of Bobby Fuller instro Thunder Reef, sound like lost soundtrack for some Tarantino/Rodriguez flick. Fav trax: Driving All Night, Harissa, Red Rod Race, Buck ‘n’ Rich, Mexican StandoffSmokin’!

Hot Rod & Drag Music By Jack Lapole

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”Custom made” collection of hot rod themed 50’s/60’s [and some modern] rockin’ tunes gathered by Jack Lapole. Here you got acts like Jan And Dean, Gene Moles, The Collins Kids, Howlin’ Wolf, Robert Mitchum, Paul Revere, The Sonics, Dick Dale, The Pyramids, The Trashmen, Ronny And The Daytonas… singing about cars, highways, burnin’ rubber, drag racing, gto’s and stuff. A real cool choice of trax with some Mr.Eliminator favs added on for a good measure. Go Go Gto!

JACKIE LEE WAUKEEN COCHRAN – Swamp Fox [1978]

You’re pretty much familiar with Jackie Lee Cochran’s 50’s tune “Georgia Lee Brown” [covered by The Cramps] from BORN BAD comp. but his best years were 70’s, when he began recording for Rollin’ Rock label, for which he delivered two fine r-billy slabs, “Swamp Fox” (1978) and “Rockabilly Legend” (1980). 
Here you gotta deal with his cool original rockers as Swamp Fox, Riverside Jump, C’mon Over In The Clover, Hip Shakin’ Mama and tearjerker ballad Drugstore Valentine as well as interesting cover of Hoochie Koochie Man. With Ray Campi on bass & drums and Jimmie Lee Maslon on piano. Rare stuff, Dig!!!
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