Song Of The Day: The Phantom - Love Me

In honor of Poison Ivy Rorschach’s birthday, here’s a slice of demented genius that The Cramps brought to wider attention via their cover.

and thanks to the always insightful Dangerous Minds for giving us the back story to it… 18 more words


Happy Birthday To Style Icon, Rock and Roll Goddess and Living Legend, Poison Ivy! Pt I - The Music

Poison Ivy and Lux Interior were the most exalted potentates of Punk Rock. They were Rock and Roll disciples, spreading the salvation of the good word (the bird, of course) to lost souls the world over. 136 more words


Jackie Benson and The Rounders - I've Gotta Get You, You, You Off My Mind

Real deal old school rockabilly from everyone’s favorite little mountain town, Asheville, NC. Not sure of the date on this recording, but I’m assuming it’s late 50’s. 78 more words


Be-Bop-A-Birthday, Gene Vincent

Had to open with that awesome clip of Be-Bop-A-Lula, but Jezebel is my favorite Gene track


Happy Birthday, Ray Sharpe

Apparently the shock I experienced after finding out that Ray Sharpe was black, was, in fact, a common reaction. According to wikipedia, one of Sharpe’s producers declared Sharpe, “the greatest white-sounding black dude ever”. 147 more words