December 31, 2010

Waitin' In School - Brian Setzer



This if from a New Years Eve bash that was broadcasted live on MTV in 1987.

Happy New Year everyone! See you in 2011!

December 30, 2010

December 29, 2010

Rockin' Santa Claus - The Moods

December 28, 2010

I'd Like You For Christmas - Julie London

December 27, 2010

Sleigh Ride - Ella Fitzgerald

December 26, 2010

Warm December - Julie London

December 25, 2010

Nutcracker Suite - The Brian Setzer Orchestra

December 24, 2010

The Christmas Song - Nat King Cole



To me this is the christmas song of all christmas songs, so what better day to post it than Christmas Eve. Happy Holidays everyone!

December 23, 2010

You're All I Want For Christmas - Brook Benton

December 22, 2010

December 21, 2010

Santa Claus Is Back In Town - Elvis Presley

December 20, 2010

Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas - Judy Garland



The song starts at about 1:47.

December 19, 2010

Boogie Woogie Santa Claus - Patti Page

December 18, 2010

December 17, 2010

December 16, 2010

Jingle Bells - Frank Sinatra

December 15, 2010

December 14, 2010

Snow Miser vs. Heat Miser



I have to admit that I never heard this before today, but I thought it would be funny to post anyway. So which do you prefer, a white or a green christmas?

December 13, 2010

Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree - Brenda Lee

December 12, 2010

Give Me A Kiss For Christmas - Johnny Houston

December 11, 2010

Song Of The Sleigh Bells - June Hutton

December 10, 2010

Santa Baby - Eartha Kitt

December 09, 2010

All Alone On Christmas - Darlene Love

December 08, 2010

December 07, 2010

Winter Weather - Jo Stafford

December 06, 2010

Jingle Bell Rock - Bobby Helms

December 05, 2010

Santa Bring My Baby Back To Me - Elvis Presley

December 04, 2010

December 03, 2010

December 02, 2010

Winter Wonderland - Doris Day

December 01, 2010

Santabilly Boogie - The Blue Moon Boys

November 30, 2010

Baby It's Cold Outside - Ann-Margret & Brian Setzer Orchestra



Next month it's Christmas on Here's a cute little number. I'll post one Christmas song every day, kind of like a countdown. I'll sneak in regular songs among the christmas songs as well.

I'm kicking off the christmas countdown a day early with this song.

Lover's Question - Clyde McPhatter

November 29, 2010

Lonely Teardrops - Jackie Wilson

Please Mr. Johnson - The Cadillacs

November 28, 2010

All That I Need Is Love - Melody Gardot

She's Mine - Johnnie Strickland

November 27, 2010

Should I Ever Fall In Love Again - Gene Vincent

North Side Gal - J.D. McPherson



Lilly Lee posted this on her blog a few days ago. Wooh, what a song!

November 26, 2010

Sixteen Candles - Stray Cats

November 25, 2010

Lucky Me - Chance Halladay

November 24, 2010

November 23, 2010

Kissin' Bug Boogie - Jo Stafford

November 22, 2010

November 21, 2010

The Race Is On - Dave Edmunds & Stray Cats

November 20, 2010

November 19, 2010

Little Red Riding Hood - The Big Bopper

November 18, 2010

You've Got What It Takes - Johnnie Strickland

November 17, 2010

Early Morning Rock - The Deltones

November 16, 2010

Whirlwind - Charlie Rich

November 15, 2010

Lover Boy - Gene Wyatt

November 14, 2010

Jailhouse Rock - Elvis Presley



Okay okay, so this might not be a movie musical, but I just had to post it. I mean who doesn't like this? When I was young I thought this was the coolest thing I've ever seen. Anyhoo, it's from the movie Jailhouse Rock from 1957.

November 13, 2010

Why Am I So Gone About That Gal? - Gene Kelly



Actually this is more of a dance number, but I'll post it anyway. From the movie Les Girls from 1957.

November 12, 2010

You're The One That I Want - Olivia Newton-John & John Travolta



Grease, 1978.

November 11, 2010

Fella With An Umbrella - Frank Lawford & Judy Garland



Easter parade, 1948.

November 10, 2010

Lazy - Marilyn Monroe



From the movie There's No Business Like Show Business from 1954. Mitzi Gaynor and Donald O'Connor dance and sing with Marilyn in this movie clip.

November 09, 2010

You're Awful - Frank Sinatra & Betty Garrett



From the musical On the Town from 1949. So cute!

November 08, 2010

It's A Lovely Day Today - Donald O'Connor



This week it's all about songs from old movie musicals. I just love these kinds of movies so why not treat you to some of my favorites. First out is this song from the movie Call me Madam from 1953. I love, love, love Donald O'Connor. If you only want to hear the song it starts at about 1:25.

November 07, 2010

Midnighter - The Champs

November 06, 2010

Birthday - The Beatles



Since it's my birthday today, I'm treating myself to a little birthday song. :)

November 05, 2010

You Belong To Me - The Duprees

November 04, 2010

The Worryin' Kind - Tommy Sands



Ps. I really don't know what some of the photos in the video has got to do with the song. :)

November 03, 2010

November 02, 2010

Don't You Hear Me Calling Baby - Ronnie Haig

November 01, 2010

Rockabilly World - Stray Cats

October 31, 2010

Gotta Lotta That - Gene Summers

October 30, 2010

Tonite, Tonite - The Mello-Kings

October 29, 2010

Fujiyama Mama - Wanda Jackson

October 28, 2010

Jeanie, Jeanie, Jeanie - Eddie Cochran

October 27, 2010

Mr. Bass Man - Johnny Cymbal

October 26, 2010

Jaywalker - The Cadillacs

October 25, 2010

Do You Love Me - The Contours



I've been busy for a couple of days so I haven't had time to post anything in a while. But now I'm back to let you know I can really shake 'em down. :) Sorry, I watched Dirty Dancing over the weekend.

October 22, 2010

Wonderful World - Sam Cooke

October 21, 2010

Perhaps, Perhaps, Perhaps - Doris Day

October 20, 2010

October 19, 2010

You Make Me Feel So Young - Frank Sinatra

October 18, 2010

If You Can't Rock Me - The Brian Setzer Orchestra

October 17, 2010

Sweet Little Thing - Bobby Day

October 16, 2010

Lovin' Time - Ruth McFadden

October 15, 2010

You Need My Love - Gene Summers

October 14, 2010

Try Me - Bob Luman

October 13, 2010

That'll Be The Day - Buddy Holly

October 12, 2010

Moving Day - Buzz Clifford

October 11, 2010

A Mess Of Blues - Elvis Presley

October 10, 2010

A Sunday Kind Of Love - Jo Stafford

October 09, 2010

Pretty Good Love - Gizelle

October 08, 2010

Have Love, Will Travel - Hot Boogie Chillun

October 07, 2010

Don't Wait Up - Laura Lee Perkins

October 06, 2010

Bury Me Deep - Chance Halladay

October 05, 2010

Come On-A My House - Rosemary Clooney

October 04, 2010

Pulling The Rug - Imelda May



A song from the new album Mayhem.

Turn The Lamps Down Low - Little Esther & Little Willie

October 03, 2010

That Old Black Magic - Keely Smith & Louis Prima

October 02, 2010

Take It Easy Greasy - Bill Lehman

October 01, 2010

September 30, 2010

Cool It Baby - Chuck Miller

September 29, 2010

Mr. Success - Frank Sinatra

September 28, 2010

Mean Woman Blues - Roy Orbison

September 27, 2010

Come And Go With Me - The Del-Vikings

September 26, 2010

Why Don't You Do Right - Peggy Lee

September 25, 2010

Lucille - Little Richard

September 24, 2010

September 23, 2010

Everybody's Rockin' - Darrel Higham

September 22, 2010

Rock The Bop - Brenda Lee

September 21, 2010

Reconsider Baby - Elvis Presley

September 20, 2010

Honey Stop - Lorrie Collins

September 19, 2010

If I Were A Bell - Jo Stafford

September 18, 2010

Let's Rock 'N' Roll - The Cadets

September 17, 2010

Bo Bo Ska Diddle Daddle - Wayne Walker

September 16, 2010

You're My Sugar - Kay Starr & Tennessee Ernie Ford

September 15, 2010

The Swing - Johnny Carroll

I'm So Lonely - Jay B. Loyd

September 13, 2010

Born To Love One Woman - Ric Cartey



And a cover by the Swedish rockabilly band Fatboy

September 12, 2010

Flip Out - Billy Brown

September 11, 2010

I Can Tell - Bo Diddley

September 10, 2010

Make Love To Me - Jo Stafford

The Way I Walk - Jack Scott

September 09, 2010

My Boy-Flat Top - Dorothy Collins

September 08, 2010

High Class Baby - Darrel Higham & The Barnshakers

Pepper Hot Baby - Jaye P. Morgan

September 07, 2010

Didn't It Rock - Jim & Rod

September 06, 2010

Rip It Up - Bill Haley and The Comets



From the movie "Don't knock the rock" from 1956.

September 05, 2010

Madison Blues - George Thorogood & The Destroyers



And I just have to post the video below. That's real blues!

September 03, 2010

September In The Rain - Dinah Washington

September 01, 2010

My Baby Loves To Rock - Del Reeves

Twist 'n' Shout - The Beatles

August 31, 2010

Little Sister - Elvis Presley

August 29, 2010

Keep Your Hands To Yourself - Georgia Satellites



I felt like a little 80s rock today.

August 27, 2010

Move It On Over - Rose Maddox

August 26, 2010

Jeopardy - Jean Shepard

August 25, 2010

Crazy, man, crazy



The song See you later alligator with Bill Haley and the Comets in the movie Rock around the clock from 1956.

I don't wanna be tied - Elvis Presley



From the movie Girls! Girls! Girls! from 1962.

Runaway - Del Shannon

August 22, 2010

Don't bye bye baby me - Eddie Cochran

August 21, 2010

Mr. Pinstripe Suit - Big Bad Voodoo Daddy

August 15, 2010

If I didn't have a dime - Gene Pitney

The Girl From Hell - Lee Rocker

August 09, 2010

Tigerfeet - John Lindberg Trio

August 04, 2010

Delayed Devotion - Duffy



You played me for a fool for too long
Blinded by your lies I never saw your wrong
I'm no longer under your spell
Hear it in a song
You can go to hell

August 01, 2010

July 27, 2010

Right Or Wrong - Wanda Jackson

July 18, 2010

Tryin' To Get To You - Elvis Presley

Restless - Handsome Ned

July 13, 2010

Whole Lotta Shakin' Going On - Jerry Lee Lewis

Rock Around The Clock - Bill Haley & The Comets

Johnny B. Goode - Chuck Berry

July 10, 2010

Mambo Swing - Big Bad Voodoo Daddy

July 08, 2010

Sittin' On The Dock Of The Bay - Otis Redding



A real summer song.

July 05, 2010

A Man Chases A Girl - Donald O'Connor



Not only a joy to listen to but also a joy to look at. From the movie "There's no business like show business".

July 03, 2010

I Went Rockin' - Bobby Norris

June 27, 2010

Stop (Let Me Off The Bus) - Snooky Lanson

June 25, 2010

Love Tattoo - Imelda May

June 21, 2010

King Of Swing - Big Bad Voodoo Daddy

June 20, 2010

Sleepwalk - Brian Setzer

June 13, 2010

Shout - The Isley Brothers

June 10, 2010

Going Strong - Don Head

June 07, 2010

When It Rains, It Pours - Faron Young

June 06, 2010

Sgt Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band - The Beatles

June 05, 2010

Wild Blooded Woman - Dick Lory

Please Please Baby - Bobby Brown



This is rockabilly, I promise. Not the Bobby Brown you might be thinking of. You can read about this Bobby Brown over at Rockabilly Hall of Fame. I can also treat you to a picture of Bobby Brown. Man, men were good-looking back then.

June 04, 2010

Weekend - Eddie Cochran

Remember (Walkin' in The Sand) - The Shangri-Las



I had to look up this song after hearing the Imelda May and Jeff Beck version below. You choose which one you like better.

June 02, 2010

Oh My - Gin Wigmore



A musictip from my gal pal K. Not too shabby.

June 01, 2010

Psycho - Imelda May



New single by Imelda May. The song is from the album Mayhem that will be coming out in September 2010.

Lonely Avenue - The Brian Setzer Orchestra

May 23, 2010

Somebody To Love - Jefferson Airplane

Jump Back Honey - Dorothy Collins & Snooky Lanson

May 17, 2010

How Does That Grab You, Darlin'? - Nancy Sinatra

May 12, 2010

The Summer Wind - Frank Sinatra

May 11, 2010

Rubber Biscuit - The Chips

May 06, 2010

Give Me The Meltdown - Rob Thomas

May 04, 2010

Witchcraft - Frank Sinatra

May 02, 2010

You've Got Me - Wayne Walker



A favourite.

May 01, 2010

The Wanderer - Dion and The Belmonts

April 27, 2010

So Long Toots - Cherry Poppin' Daddies

April 26, 2010

Jilted - The Puppini Sisters

April 24, 2010

Six Jerks In A Jeep - The Andrews Sisters

April 22, 2010

Runaround Sue - Dion and The Belmonts

Going Strong - Don Head

April 21, 2010

Multiplication - Bobby Darin

Put A Lid On It - Squirrel Nut Zippers

April 18, 2010

Pencil Full Of Lead - Paolo Nutini

April 17, 2010

Something's Gotta Give - Royal Crown Revue

April 13, 2010

Warwick Avenue - Duffy

April 12, 2010

Let's Play House - Stray Cats



An absolute favorite!

April 11, 2010

Mama Said - Dionne Bromfield



Only 14 years old. Maybe a bit young to have a music career but she's very good. Let's just hope she doesn't turn out like her godmother Amy Winehouse.

Baby I'm A Fool - Melody Gardot

Purr, Kitty Purr - Sid King & The Five Strings

April 09, 2010

Summertime Blues - Brian Setzer



I know it's a while until Summer but this song happened to play in my music player the other day. Brian Setzer as Eddie Cochran in the movie La Bamba from 1987. The movie is a biographical story of the rise from nowhere of singer Ritchie Valens whose life was cut short by a plane crash. Lou Diamond Phillips played Ritchie Valens.

And I can't post this without posting the song La Bamba with Ritchie Valens.

April 08, 2010

At Last - Etta James

April 07, 2010

Three Steps To Heaven - Eddie Cochran

Say Mama - Gene Vincent

A Mess Of Blues - Elvis Presley



I love this!

April 02, 2010

Rock Me Baby - Ray Collins' Hot-Club

March 31, 2010

Right Behind You Baby - Ray Smith

Livin' High - Vince Everett

March 29, 2010

Boogie Woogie Bugle Boy - The Andrews Sisters



Such a lovely video. If I'm not mistaken it's from the Abbott and Costello movie Buck Privates from 1941. I also posted the Puppini Sisters version, but I think the original is better (the original usually is). The Puppini Sisters version is much too fast.

March 28, 2010

No Two People - Doris Day & Donald O'Connor

March 27, 2010

Dream Lover - Bobby Darin

Mack The Knife - Bobby Darin

March 26, 2010

Bodhisattva - The Brian Setzer Orchestra

March 25, 2010

One Kiss - Eddie Cochran

Knock Out Boogie - Ray Collins' Hot-Club

March 23, 2010

Walkin' After Midnight - Imelda May

March 17, 2010

Bring It Back Again - Stray Cats

Please Don't Touch - Slaptones

Way Down Low - Fatboy

Cry Baby - Honey Sisters

March 16, 2010

Nosey Joe - Bull Moose Jackson

March 15, 2010

Big Bad Handsome Man - Imelda May

March 11, 2010

Bulletproof - Lee Rocker

Peroxide Blonde In A Hopped Up Model Ford - Brian Setzer

March 05, 2010

Brown Derby Jump - Cherry Poppin' Daddies

She Bop - Francine

('Til) I kissed you - Imelda May & Darrel Higham

February 27, 2010

February 23, 2010

Barefoot - Ray Collins' Hot-Club