Posts Tagged ‘Buckwheat Zydeco’

Saturday Matinee – 2020 Cast Interviews, Big Bug, Gatemouth Brown & Roy Clark, Ry Cooder w/ Buckwheat Zydeco & Lenny Kravitz, and The Fabulous Thunderbirds

Saturday, 12 September 2020

Well done satire, that.

Big Bug vid found here.

Clarence Gatemouth Brown & Roy Clark (with Leon Rhodes) do some serious pickin’ on Hee Haw (1979). If this ain’t roadtrip music, nothing is.

Ry Cooder, Buckwheat Zydeco and Lenny Kravitz, having some fun in New Orleans 2005.

The Fabulous Thunderbirds cover T-Bone Walker‘s The Hustle Is On (1950). Not sure of the date or location.

That’ll do for now. Gonna get some R&R and see you back here tomorrow as far as you know.

Saturday Matinee – Nature Rx, Dan Martinez & Buckwheat Zydeco

Saturday, 5 November 2016

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Dan Martinez aka the Piano Juggler is amazing [h/t Bunkessa].

The 1961 hit “Hey Baby” by Bruce Channel (featuring Delbert McClinton on harmonica) is one of those songs that’s almost impossible to do a bad cover of. DJ Ötzi’s version from 2000 is probably the best known, but Buckwheat Zydeco‘s take from 1994 is pretty good (and there’s a 1970 VW Karmann Ghia in the vid, too).

Have a great weekend, folks. More coming up.

Saturday Matinee – The Reverend Horton Heat, Beverly Watkins & Buckwheat Zydeco,

Saturday, 1 October 2016

I don’t listen to food shows on the radio, at least not intentionally, but sometimes I do by accident.

KFIAM640 features “The Fork Report” on Saturdays, featuring Neil Saavedra, and his themesong is pretty cool. Lordy, lordy. Last night I suddenly realized that he’s been playing The Reverend Horton Heat all this time. If you’re offended by Rockabilly cheesecake videos, click on it, turn away and just listen. The song is fun. The video is funner.

Yeah, I found that mildly amusing, but then I’m easily amused. So let’s go visit Beverly Watkins instead.

From the UToobage description:

Beverly Watkins plays a mean blues guitar, and that’s putting it mildly. Over six decades of performing, the 77-year-old has opened for Ray Charles, James Brown, BB King and other legendary musicians. She’s one of the greatest female blues guitarists, and still plays local gigs in Atlanta.

Not convinced? Try this.

Here’s some bad news.

Stanley “Buckwheat” Dural Jr. passed away Saturday, 24 September 2016 at the age of 68. The vid features Lenny Kravitz and Ry Cooder. Rock on, Buck [via].

We all move on, despite what we would like to believe. Have a great weekend, folks, and let’s all have fun while we still can.

Saturday Matinee – Axe Cop, Roadtrip, Original Stairway to Heaven, Mumbles, YaYa and the Wall of Death

Saturday, 20 February 2010

Axe Cop is Awesome. PERIOD.

Whoever added the Boots Randolph sound track to this car chase gets our respect.

In 1964, The Beatles wrote “Stairway to Heaven.” [Found here.]

Clark Terry’s classic scat “Mumbles” [from M @ Blogmocracy].

Gotcha some Buckwheat Zydeco with a cover of Lee Dorsey’s “YaYa.”

Might have posted this before, but I like the song. Originally recorded by Richard and Linda Thompson, it still kicks. Have a great weekend, folks.


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