Friday, July 21, 2006

A Bloody Western Mix, Part 2/ SUMMER HOLIDAYS !

Brothers and sisters, sad news/good news (as you want) ,
Yup, it’s time to relax a bit (before I kill someone ^_^)

I’ll be back at the end of August.
I know I know , it’s a long vacation.
But I always come back.

I just want to thank you all one more time before I go, thanks for being here, thanks for reading, thanks for staying here, thanks for your comments, emails, anonymous phone calls, presents (yes yes),and for some of you, thanks for your precious friendship .

And to celebrate this holy ‘I don’t give a damn period’, here's the long awaited second part of the legendary bloody western mix (believe me, you don’t wanna know where the first one has been played). This one contains some good ol’ private messages, so grab your bottle, play it loud and enjoy !

Rev Frost Presents A Bloody Western Mix, Part 2 ! (55.03)
1. Alfred Newman – How The West Was Won (Main Titles)
2. Ennio Morricone/Peter Tevis – A Gringo Like Me
3. Los Banditos – Django
4. Frankie Laine – Gunslinger
5. Marty Robbins – Five Brothers
6. Gianfranco Di Stefano - Jeff Bloom (From ‘Shango)
7. Johnny Cash – The Sons Of Katie Elder
8. Johnny Horton - The Battle Of New Orleans
9. Bob Wills & His Western Swing Band - Comanche Hit And Run
10. Elvis Presley – Marguerita
11. Bruno Nicolai - Ballata Per Ringo
12. Hank Williams – Kaw Liga
13. Banjo Express – Lost Indian
14. Calexico – El Picador
15. Johnny Burnette - Ballad Of The One Eyed Jacks
16. The Shadows – Geronimo
17. Johnny Western - Cottonwood Tree
18. Gene Vincent – Jezebel
19. Tex Owens - Cattle Call
20. Deadbolt – Rawhide
21. Ennio Morricone - L'arena (From ‘Il Mercenario’)

A Bloody Western Mix, Part 2 ! (via Rapidshare)

And as always, if you’re bored, you can always count all the english grammatical mistakes I wrote through the last 21 months.

Mes amis, enjoy your summer !

Ciao ladies and gentlemen,
See you soon.

Yours truly,
Rev Frost.

Wednesday, July 19, 2006

Summer Pot-Pourri !

Jerry Lee Lewis - I Believe In You

Eddie & The Showmen - Young And Lonely

John Lee Hooker - Whiskey & Women

Bobby Peterson Quintet - The Hunch

Johnny Horton - I'm Coming Home

The Cadillacs - Shock A Doo

Lattimore Brown - Somebody's Gonna Miss Me

Lili Boniche - Bambino

Monday, July 17, 2006

Beyond The Reef !

I think we all need a proper summer post here.
Alfred Aholo Apaka was born in Honolulu in 1919 and died suddenly in 1960. His stunning baritone and good looks earned him the title of 'The Golden Voice of Hawaii.'
He became one of Hawaii's best-known entertainers through his Decca and ABC records and his legacy continues to inspire other performers, including his son, Jeff Apaka.

Alfred Aholo Apaka - Beyond The Reef
Alfred Aholo Apaka - Lovely Hula Hands


The Continental Cousins - Kana Kapila

Friday, July 14, 2006

Buster Brown !

A Georgia native, Buster Brown ((1911-1976)) was a harmonica player who never made a recording until his late forties when he arrived in New York City in 1959 to record his one and only true hit, the classic Fanny Mae. He had a number of smaller hits in the early 60s before sinking into obscurity.

Buster Brown - Fannie Mae
Buster Brown - Is You Is Or Is You Ain't (My Baby)
Buster Brown - Sugar Babe


Have a good weekend !

Wednesday, July 12, 2006

The Super Stocks !

The Super Stocks were one of the better and more interesting studio creations of producer-composer Gary Usher.
Usher assembled a core of regular players, including Glen Campbell, Richie Podolor, and Paul Johnson on guitars; Hal Blaine on drums; and Steve Douglas on sax.
He handled some of the early vocals himself, with Chuck Girard, Ritchie Burns, and Joe Kelly also singing; and Girard eventually took over most of the vocal chores.
The Super Stocks were among Usher's more fondly remembered surf "bands" of this period, and one of the more ubiquitous, with three complete LPs to their credit as well as appearances on two popular compilation albums.

The Super Stocks - Oceanside
The Super Stocks - Redondo Beach
The Super Stocks - Midnight Run

RIP Syd Barrett

Pink Floyd - Lucifer Sam

Monday, July 10, 2006

Rama Lama Ding Dong !

Back on the tracks.
Pain pain pain in my heart, thanks thanks thanks for your comments, ouch ouch ouch for that poor guy who met my fronthead Saturday night (he looked for it)
Guys, I owe you one.
The name of the group we’re about to hear was originally The Essos, after gas station Esso, but was changed to match the then-new Ford automobile, the Edsel.
The group consisted of lead vocalist George Jones Jr., James Reynolds, Marshall Sewell, Harry Greene, and Larry Greene.Today, the group is known almost exclusively for their song, "Rama Lama Ding Dong". The song was recorded in 1957 and released, under the errant title "Lama Rama Ding Dong", in 1958.
The song did not become popular until 1961, after a disc jockey in New York City began to play it as a segue from The Marcels doo-wop version of "Blue Moon."
Ironically, the group had broken up by the time the song became a hit in 1961.

The Edsels - Rama Lama Ding Dong
The Edsels - Who Put The Bop In The Bop Shoo Bop Shoo Bop

Thursday, July 06, 2006

Home I'll Never Be

We’re back.
Ah shit, it was tough.
David passed away soon after I wrote the last post and was buried last Friday.
Friday’s a funeral and Saturday’s a bride.
Well, what can I say. We all read your comments, and let me tell you how strange and beautiful it was.
I just want to say how grateful I am to you all. Nobody ever did that to me before. Never.
So, fuck yeah,once again, THANKS for all your comments and emails. Love you guys.
You all guess that it’s not the first time I’m going to a funeral, but this one was hard.
I’m thinkin’ of his parents, his wife, his bro and all his friends (his tribe I might say).
We’re family. One is missing, that’s all.
Thank you la blogosphere, thank you Mrs Frost.

So, all stand and raise your glass to the best cousin/bro/mate ever.

Here’s a lil mix to tell him goodbye (don’t be afraid of that punk-rock french song ‘Cayenne’, it was his fav and mine when we were teens) and my cover of St James, pass me the bottle will ya.

A Bloody Goodbye Mix (via Rapidshare)

1. Son House – John The revelator
2. Metro - Volgai Hajosok Dala
3. John Lee Hooker - Have Mercy On Poor Me
4. Dennis Smith – This Little Heart
5. Barry & The Remains - But I Ain't Got You
6. Booker T Washington White - The Promise True And Grand
7. Ralph Stanley - The Old Church Yard
8. Lowell Fulson - Touble Trouble
9. Abner Jay - I'm So Depressed
10. The Nevegans - Russian Roulette
11. Parabellum – Cayenne
12. Tom Waits – Home I’ll Never Be
13. Paul Robeson – My Curly Headed Baby

Rev Tom Frost - St James Infirmary

David Dubois 1973-2006
RIP bro, see you around.

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