Category Archives: Lucky Parker presents

Look What The Cramps Dredged Up… Limited Edition 2LP set

“An instant soundtrack to a humdinger of a werewolf frat party.” Shindig! While they would later distance themselves from the “Psychobilly” tag which had once adorned their nascent gig posters, likening it to a carnival huckster’s ploy to drum up trade, … Continue reading

Posted in Lucky Parker presents | Leave a comment

Quiffs At The Flicks

“98 tracks over a trio of discs is a serious horde…  Still, this quantity does exude quality…really rather good.” Vintage Rock Covering the period 1957-1962, Quiffs At The Flicks presents a nostalgic overview of the British rocksploitation movie with tracks … Continue reading

Posted in Lucky Parker presents, Reviews | Leave a comment

Teen Dreams

As featured on Lauren Laverne’s Pick Of The Week on BBC Radio 6! “Great cover, colour label shots, US label (only) release details, chunky bookletful of notes by compiler Lucky Parker and confreres. He [he??] knows his onions, again I learnt … Continue reading

Posted in Lucky Parker presents, Reviews | Leave a comment

Dead Good

Released in time for Halloween, Dead Good crooks a withered finger to beckon you into a graveyard-cheatin’, midnight-creepin’ collection of crypt-kickin’ classics. Walking a fine line between saccharin sincerity and knowing black humour, death discs were one of Rock’n’Roll’s more … Continue reading

Posted in Lucky Parker presents, Reviews | Leave a comment

Rockin’ Bones

Well, when I die don’t bury me at all Just a-hang my bones upon the wall Beneath these bones let these words be seen: “The running gears of a boppin’ machine.” WHEN Elvis Presley lit the blue touch paper, the … Continue reading

Posted in Lucky Parker presents, Reviews | Leave a comment

Dancin’ Party

’Cos summer time is party time and everything’s alright… While it may be the best-remembered of the 60s dance crazes, the Twist really was just the toe-tapping tip of the Terpsichore’s iceberg.  Its popularity defied borders, classes and age groups … Continue reading

Posted in Lucky Parker presents, Reviews | Leave a comment

The Many Moods Of Mad Men

Posted in Lucky Parker presents, Reviews | Leave a comment

Cadillac Cuties & Hot Rod Heroes

Time to buckle up and put the pedal to the metal with a fuel-injected fifty from the golden age of the automobile. Almost from the beginning, the automobile played an integral part in Rock’n’Roll music both figuratively and literally, with … Continue reading

Posted in Lucky Parker presents, Reviews | Leave a comment

Later Alligator – Rich Pickings from the Pelican State

“ Yonder comes a pirogue…” Serving up a lip-smackin’ gumbo of rockin’ musicality, Later Alligator blends Cajun Country with New Orleans R&B and Blues to create the essence of bon temps Louisiana Rock’n’Roll .  From the fiddle-laden boogie of Harry … Continue reading

Posted in Lucky Parker presents, Reviews | Leave a comment

Texas Tornados

True to its independent spirit, rarely has a place offered more musical originality and diversity than Texas.  From steel-laden Western Swing and dusty, downhome C&W, to flat out Rockabilly and proto-Tex Mex Rock, Texas Tornados – Rock’n’Roll from the Lone … Continue reading

Posted in Lucky Parker presents, Reviews | Leave a comment