Redline Rockets, Redline Rockets
Rock-a-billy Record Co.
  

The newly released CD by Denver rock’n’roll band starts from train whistle, inviting you on board of the rockin’ Readline Rocket train. Its "conductor" is promising a lot of dancing, shaking and rockin’ during this long ride (with not less, but 20 tracks... eleven of which are original compositions). Good written self-penned songs mixed with too famous covers such as Summertime Blues, Stood Up, Woman Love, Good Rockin’ Tonight, etc.

In general band is doing a good job, having own style and playing rockin’, even though having clear modern sound. Everything is in high tempo, but sometimes you are missing some "enthusiasm", and that’s why I have the feeling that guys are becoming kind of tired from time to time.

Talking about songs, "Monkey See Monkey Do" is my favourite, because of funny lyrics, perfect beat, brilliant singing, and also good humor. The rest also have lots of good "qualities", but the very favourite should be one.

Want to reveal one secret to you. I started to listen to the cd on my laptop (never do that!) and was (absolutely) loosing the right sound. Fortunately I got clever advice to use cd-player instead and then I realised that musicians are actually very good! Finally I could hear professional slappin’ of Mike Baird, steady and correct beat of drummer Jesse Carraway, very nice guitar picking of Tim Wallace and low tones in Ricky Dean Haffey’s vocal.

Hey, this band is not bad at all! So I won’t mind buying another ticket and make a return journey in the same train! See you on board!

Tracklisting:
Redline Rocket / Monkey See Monkey Do / $99 Guitar / Lonni Jean / Ice Cold Beer / Kickin' & Screamin' / Woman Love / Shut Your Mouth / Summertime Blue / Shakin' All Over / Hitch'n Yer Giddup / Stood Up / Mean Machine / All Mama's Children / Hotcakes / Twenty Flight Rock / Good Rockin' Tonight / Rock Around With Ollie Vee / Flyin' Saucers Rock & Roll / Wild Blue Wonder

Bandmembers:
Ricky Dean Haffey - Vocals and Guitar
Tim Wallace - Lead Guitar
Mike Baird - Doghouse Bass
Jesse Carraway - Skins

Contact information:
http://www.myspace.com/redlinerockets 
http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/redlinerockets

Reviewed by Kitti, 2009
http://www.rockabillybash.com 
Used with permission



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