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Rockin Daddys

Rockabilly Elvis Presley 1956

The Rockin Daddys Rockabilly Band playing live in New Westminster, Canada at the Heritage Grill. Their version of Tiny Bradshaw’s Train Kept A-Rollin inspired by Johnny Burnette and the Rock and Roll Trio. A rockabilly classic recorded in 1956 on Coral Records. A lose train wreak raw and biting tune dedicated to the memory of […]

Rockabilly Elvis Presley 1956

Hot Off the Press Oct 2012 a song Mark Twang wrote and re-did with Rich Hagensen, Sandy McSnare and Ken Rebel Rouser Wilson “Wild Wild Baby” was released on a new Canadian Rockabilly/Roots label called “Let’s Riot Music” out of Halifax, Canada Let’s Riot Music have scoured the Canadian music scene from coast to coast […]

Rockabilly Elvis Presley 1956

Rockin Daddys Live Playin Honky Tonk Hardwood Floor     Rockin Daddys Live at the Fairview Vancouver Canada Feb 2011 Vanacouer Rockabillly live in Vancouver Canada At the Rockabilly RoundUp A fun fu$* band with friends playing Johhny Horton’s Honky Tonk Hardwood Floor Rockin Daddys Rich Hagensen – Vocals Mark Twang -Guitar Ken RebelRouser Wilson […]

The Lowriders

Rockabilly Elvis Presley 1956

East Van Rockabilly  “Lights Out” The Lowriders Promo Shot 1983 Listen to the song  here “Lights Out” live at the Commodore Ballroom in Dec. 1983  or by the player below: In 1983 I answered an ad in a local Vancouver Rag. To my surprise a band actually looking for a full-time rockabilly guitar player. Rockabilly […]

Rockabilly Elvis Presley 1956

Muddy Water By Trouble Bound   Muddy Water an Original Rockabilly tune By the band Trouble Bound With Mark Twang – Geetar, Vocals, Ronnie Hayward – Doghouse Bass, Britt Hagarty (RIP) Drums.   Live from the fall of 1986 at a benefit for the Firehall Theater Vancouver BC Canada. The song was released on Moon […]

Nervous Fellas

Rockabilly Elvis Presley 1956

The Nervous Fellas play some Rockabilly Blues with a live cover of Sam “Lightnin” Hopkin’s “Finally Met My Baby” Rockabilly band The Nervous Fellas with Mark Twang & Ronnie Hayward and the Legendary Butch Murphy playing some Rockabilly Blues – Bluesabilly on the road in the Downstairs John at McMaster University Hamilton, Ontario “The Hammer” […]

Rockabilly Elvis Presley 1956

Crazy Alone & Blue Live Music by The Nervous Fellas Vancouver, Canada Original Rockabilly tune by Mark Twang written about the life of the “Untameable” Ronnie Hayward Live at the Railway Club, Vancouver, Canada by The Nervous Fellas in 1991 Mark Twang – Guitar Ronnie Hayward – Doghouse Bass Butch Murphy – Vocals Billy Rogers […]

Rockabilly Elvis Presley 1956

The Nervous Fellas featuring on Slap Bass the young Buzzsaw Pete Turland who had joined the Nervous Fellas a year before replacing Rockin Ronnie Hayward when Ronnie went to Texas to join the band the Tail Gators.
Pete Turland came from London, England with the help of Roy Williams of Nervous Records U.K. Mark Twang contacted Pete and persuaded him coming to Canada would be a good thing. (He is still here over 20 years later so I guess it was)
We were lucky at that time to be managed by Laurie Mercer at Sam Feldman who bought and fronted us a return one year open ticket for Pete and a working visa for Canada.

Rockabilly Elvis Presley 1956

Billy “Rockabilly” Rogers was on drums by this time with the Nervous Fellas in 1991 and was one of the best rockabilly drummers I ever played with or drummers for that matter.

Blues

Rockabilly Elvis Presley 1956

The Nervous Fellas play some Rockabilly Blues with a live cover of Sam “Lightnin” Hopkin’s “Finally Met My Baby” Rockabilly band The Nervous Fellas with Mark Twang & Ronnie Hayward and the Legendary Butch Murphy playing some Rockabilly Blues – Bluesabilly on the road in the Downstairs John at McMaster University Hamilton, Ontario “The Hammer” […]

Rockabilly Elvis Presley 1956

The Nervous Fellas playing some blues on the road in 1988 in one of the best blues cities in Canada, Hamilton, Ontario “The Hammer”

Rockabilly Elvis Presley 1956

Harpdog Brown & The Bloodhounds With Mark Twang on Geetar, Andy Graffiti on Drums, Bruce Mortimer on Bass Sitting in for Pete Turland ( delayed at the border), Thanks Bruce Performing a Harpdog original Canadian Blues Tune  ” How Come” On a Vancouver TV show in or around 1992

Rockabilly Elvis Presley 1956

Mark Twang says ” These dudes are real Kool” The Original Delta Fireballs is blues harp player Geneva Red’s duo. Her partner, here playing slide guitar and drums at the same time in the tradition of one man band performers Joe Hill Louis, Dr. Ross and Elmon Mickle is Jackie 5 & Dime, who also […]