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Playlists

The playlists presented here are constantly under revision as new music is encountered and added to the library. Consequently they represent a snapshot of the music we use - not definitive lists.  They are a starting point for dancers and retro music enthusiasts to work from.

General Playlists      Course Progression

Mid-Fast 4Beat Blues 

Slow-Mid Rock 'n' Roll 

Swing & Lindy Rockabilly 

4BB & Rockabilly Swing & Lindy 

Swingabilly
Dirty Boogie 

Mustang Bar

The following playlists are employed for the band breaks Monday nights at the Mustang Bar. 

Playlists are presented below by artist; playlists ordered by BPM (beats per minute) are available as pdf files >>

Slower

Blues & Rockabilly:

The Belmont Playboys - Lucky Day (Live)

Big Boy Bloater - Gangster Of Love

Big Boy Bloater - I Ain't Done Nothing Wrong

Big Boy Bloater - Unlock The Door

Big Mama Thornton - Hound Dog

Bill Haley & His Comets - Dim, Dim the Lights

Bill Haley & His Comets - The Paper Boy - On Main Street, U.S.A.

Bloo Voodoo - Dark Moon

Bloo Voodoo - The King of Love

Bloo Voodoo - Long Black Car

Chuck Berry - Carol

Chuck Berry - Confessin' The Blues

Chuck Berry - I Got To Find My Baby

Chuck Berry - Little Queenie

The Coasters - Young Blood

Gene Vincent - Be-Bop-A-Lula

Gene Vincent - Rollin' Danny

Gene Vincent - Vincent't Blues

Gene Vincent - Woman Love

Go Cat Go - I've Got My Eyes On You

Hillbilly Hellcats - Gypsy Queen

Hillbilly Hellcats - Rockinest Cat in Town

Imelda May - Big Bad Handsome Man

Imelda May - Bring My Cadillac Back

Imelda May - Flame Of Love

Imelda May - Lovey Dovey Lovely One

Imelda May - What Am I Gonna Do

Imelda May - Why Don't You Do Right
Imelda May - Y'Hoo

Jack Rabbit Slim - A Devil's Heart

Jack Rabbit Slim - Bop Attack

Jack Rabbit Slim - Wolf Call

JD McPherson - B.G.M.O.S.R.N.R.

JD McPherson - Fire Bug

JD McPherson - I Can't Complain

Jerry Lee Lewis - Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On

Jimmy McCracklin - Everybody Rock (The New Orleans Beat)

Johnny Burnette - All By Myself

Johnny Burnette - Rock Therapy

Johnny Burnette - You're Undecided

Johnny Tyler - Lie to Me Baby

The Lazy Jumpers - Hand Shake Blues

The Lazy Jumpers - No Way to Get Along

Little Walter - Crazy Mixed Up World

Marco & The Rhythm Kings - Little Sister

Marco & The Rhythm Kings - Love Charms

Marco & The Rhythm Kings - Night Shift

Marco & The Rhythm Kings - Reconsider Baby

Marco & The Rhythm Kings - Red Cadillac, Black Moustache

Marco & The Rhythm Kings - So Glad You're Mine

Marco & The Rhythm Kings - Stone Killer

Morry Sochat & The Special 20s - Signifying (I'm A Man)
Pee Wee Crayton - You Know Yeah!

Ray Smith - You Made a Hit

The Roadrunners - Cat Woman

The Roadrunners - Voodoo Child #3

Rocket To Memphis - Black Cat Fever

Rocket To Memphis - Dressed To Kill

Rocket To Memphis - I Never Felt Like This

Rocket To Memphis - Jungle Juice

Rockin' Rocket 88 - Sanity
Rusty And The Dragstrip Trio - So Glad You're Mine

Sid King - Good Rockin' Baby
Wanda Jackson - Fujiyama Mama 

Faster

Rock 'n' Roll & Rockabilly:

Alma Cogan - I'm In Love Again
Andy Anderson - Tough Tough Tough
Autry Inman - Be-Bop Baby
B. B. King - She´s Dynamite
The Belmont Playboys - Lucky Day (Live)
Big Joe Turner - Lipstick, Powder and Paint
Big Joe Turner - Feeling Happy
Big Joe Turner - Midnight Special Train
Big Joe Turner - Boogie Woogie Country Girl
Big Joe Turner - Jump for Joy
Big Joe Turner - Corrine Corrina
Big Joe Turner - Flip Flop and Fly
Bill Haley & His Comets - Crazy Man, Crazy
Bill Haley & His Comets - We're Gonna - Rock Around the Clock 
Bill Haley & His Comets - Shake, Rattle and Roll 
Bill Haley & His Comets - R-O-C-K 
Bill Haley & His Comets - Forty Cups of Coffee 
Bill Haley & His Comets - Choo Choo Ch'boogie 
Bill Haley & His Comets - The Paper Boy - On Main Street, U.S.A. 
Bill Haley & His Comets - Don't Knock the Rock 
Bill Haley & His Comets - Thirteen Women - and Only One Man In Town 
Bill Haley & His Comets - Happy Baby 
Bill Haley & The Comets - (We're Gonna) Rock Around the Clock
Billy Lee Riley - Flyin' Saucer Rock'n'Roll
Billy Lee Riley - Rock With Me Baby
Bloo Voodoo - Long Black Car
Bobby Dean - It's a Fad, Ma
The Brian Setzer Orchestra - Nosey Joe
Brian Setzer Orchestra - If You Can't Rock Me
Brian Setzer Orchestra - '49 Mercury Blues
Buddy Holly - Rave On
Carl Perkins - All Mama's Children
Carl Perkins - Blue Suede Shoes
Carl Perkins - Honey Don't
Carl Perkins - Matchbox
Carl Perkins - Your True Love
Carl Perkins - Perkins Wiggle
Charlie Feathers - Bottle to the Baby
Chubby Checker - Let's Twist Again
Chubby Checker - The Twist
Chuck Berry - Back In The USA
Chuck Berry - Too Much Monkey Business
Chuck Berry - 21 Blues
Chuck Berry - Roll Over Beethoven
Chuck Berry - Johnny B. Goode
Chuck Berry - Roll Over Beethoven
Chuck Berry - School Day (Ring Ring Goes The Bell)
Chuck Berry - Rock & Roll Music
Chuck Berry - Sweet Little Sixteen
Chuck Berry - Carol
Chuck Berry - Little Queenie
Chuck Berry - I Got To Find My Baby
Crook Junior - Treat Me Fair
Eddie Cochran - C'mon Everybody
Eddie Cochran - Summertime Blues
Elvis Presley - Good Rockin Tonight
Fats Domino - I'm Ready
Fatso & Flaire - Drive In Rock 'n' Roll
Faye Simmons - Whim Wham Whop
Flash Terry - She's My Baby
Freddie Hart - Dig Boy Dig
Gene Vincent - Well, I Knocked Bim Bam
Gene Vincent - Dance to the Bop
Gene Vincent - Woman Love
Gene Vincent - Five Feet of Lovin' 
Gene Vincent - Lotta Lovin'
Gene Vincent - Pretty, Pretty Baby
Gene Vincent - Bluejean Bop
Gene Vincent - Red Bluejeans and a Pony Tail
Glenn Barber - Shadow My Baby
Hillbilly Hellcats - Gypsy Queen
Hillbilly Hellcats - Rockinest Cat in Town
Ike Turner - Rocket 88
Imelda May - Wild About My Lovin'
Imelda May - Love Tattoo
Imelda May - Dealing With The Devil
Imelda May - Cry For Me Baby
Imelda May - No Turning Back
Imelda May - Don't Do Me No Wrong
Jack Rabbit Slim - Wolf Call
Jack Rabbit Slim - Doin' All Right
Jack Rabbit Slim - Long Time Dead
Jack Rabbit Slim - Bop Attack
Jack Rabbit Slim - Hightone Woman
Jack Rabbit Slim - Shake Rag
Janis Martin - My Boy Elvis
Janis Martin - Drugstore Rock 'n' Roll
Janis Martin - Barefoot Baby
JD McPherson - North Side Gal
JD McPherson - Scratching Circles
JD McPherson - Your Love (All I'm Missing)
Jeff Daniels - Daddy-O Rock
Jerry Lee Lewis - Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On
Jerry Lee Lewis - Great Balls of Fire
Jerry Lee Lewis - Little Queenie
Jerry Lee Lewis - Milkshake Mademoiselle
Jimmy McCracklin - Everybody Rock (The New Orleans Beat)
Joe Boots - Squeeze Me
Joe Clay - Ducktail
Johnny Burnette - All By Myself
Johnny Burnette - Butterfingers
Johnny Burnette - Drinking Wine Spo-Dee-O-Dee
Johnny Burnette - Honey Hush
Johnny Burnette - Lonesome Train (On a Lonesome Track)
Johnny Burnette - Please Don't Leave Me
Johnny Burnette - Rock Billy Boogie
Johnny Burnette - Rock Therapy
Johnny Burnette - Sweet Baby Doll
Johnny Burnette - Sweet Love On My Mind
Johnny Burnette - The Train Kept a Rollin'
Johnny Burnette - Your Baby Blue Eyes
Johnny Cash - Big River
The Lazy Jumpers - No Way to Get Along
The Lazy Jumpers - Cry Baby Boogie
The Lazy Jumpers - Don't That Hurt
The Lazy Jumpers - Hand Shake Blues
The Lazy Jumpers - Girls
Lee Lawrence - Rock 'N' Roll Opera
Little Mummy - A Whole Lotta Lovin'
Little Richard - Lucille
Little Richard - Bama Lama Bama Loo
Little Richard - True Fine Mama
Little Richard - Good Golly, Miss Molly
Little Richard - The Girl Can't Help It
Little Shy Guy - Take The Hit
Little Walter - Crazy Mixed Up World
Lula Reed - Sick and Tired
Marco & The Rhythm Kings - Lover's Curse
Marco & The Rhythm Kings - Purr Kitty Purr
Marco & The Rhythm Kings - So Glad You're Mine
Marco & The Rhythm Kings - Love Charms
Marco & The Rhythm Kings - Long Blond Hair
Marco & The Rhythm Kings - Red Cadillac, Black Moustache
Marco & The Rhythm Kings - Night Shift
Mickey Hawks & The Night Raiders - Rock and Roll Rhythm
Moose Jackson & Tiny Bradshaw's Orchestra - Big Ten-Inch Record
Morry Sochat & The Special 20s - She's A Betty
Morry Sochat & The Special 20s - Riot Up In Here
Morry Sochat & The Special 20s - Dance Little Mama
Ray Smith - Right Behind You Baby
Ray Smith - You Made a Hit
Rhythm Jesters - Rock to the Music
Ricky Nelson - Believe What You Say
The Roadrunners - Do the Ghost Dance
The Roadrunners - Hocus Pocus
The Roadrunners - Dizzy Miss Lizzy
The Roadrunners - You Are the One
The Roadrunners - Let It Roll
Rockin' Rocket 88 - Sanity
Rockin' Rocket 88 - Thinkin' 'Bout You
Rusty And The Dragstrip Trio - Boppin' Around
Sam The Sham & The Pharaohs - Li'l Red Riding Hood
Sid King - Good Rockin' Baby
Skeets Mc Donald - You Oughta See Grandma Rock
Sleepy La Beef - Tore Up
Sleepy La Beef - Shotgun Boogie
Sonny Boy Williamson - What A Shame
Stray Cats - Stray Cat Strut
Stray Cats - She's Sexy & 17
Stray Cats - You Don't Believe Me
Sue Moreno & Jack Rabbit Slim - Record Hop
Teddy (Mr. Bear) McRae - Hi Fi Baby
Tommy Steele - Rebel Rock
Vince Taylor & His Playboys - Brand New Cadillac
Wanda Jackson - Fujiyama Mama
Warren Smith - Rock 'n' Roll Ruby
Warren Smith - Sweet, Sweet Girl
Warren Smith - Ubangi Stomp
Webb Pierce - Teenage Boogie
Young Louis Armstrong - Talking About You

Music

Perth has some great home-grown Swing, Rock 'n' Roll, & Rockabilly bands. We love dancing to them, so check out their web pages for some great music!

An easy way to keep in touch with what's happening in the music scene is to browse through the Facebook 'likes' for Cool Cats and Perth Rockabilly. If that's not enough you can also see who we follow on Twitter.

Rockin' Perth Tunes

The Continentals

Marco & Rhythm Kings / Alley Cats

Johnny Law 

Rusty Pinto ComboDrag Strip Trio

Rocket to Memphis

Blazin' Entrails

Harry Deluxe

Adam Hall

The Darling Buds of May

Boom! Bap! Pow!


Great Albums & Collections

  Recommended
  Suggested - Newer Music

Books & Sundry

For all the extra history, information, and bits and pieces to match your lifestyle or dance pursuits there are a growing number of vintage stores in Perth. However, if you can't find it, your best friend remains the internet!

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