EXCLUSIVE to my blog - for now! We’re throwing quite the party on October 4th in Oxford, and you can get tickets direct from our Bandcamp site without any booking fee. It will be a few months before the public know about this one - so do jump in there! Ticket link at the bottom
COLD WAR PARTY! The Mother of all Communist Parties  SATURDAY 4th OCTOBER 2014 at The Jericho, Oxford  Featuring THE ORIGINAL RABBIT FOOT SPASM BAND!! with handpicked special guests Balkan Wanderers, Anastasia Gurbonova - and all your favourite soviet anthems supplied by DJ “Neon” Trotsky.  Jump Steady will decking out The Jericho in party colours - doors 7.30pm, curfew midnight….  9.45-11pm  Purveyors of SOVIET SWING The Original RABBIT FOOT SPASM BAND host proceedings with a selection of their most popular tunes including Russian Dolls, Frankie Fraser, A Shop To Let, Nancy Mitford Disco, Ice Cream Parlour, Chapel In The Pines, PIRATES, Taxidermy Man - and the world’s first ever Jump Jive rendition of The Internationale.  8.55pm  Darlings of BBC Radio 6’s Tom Robinson THE BALKAN WANDERERS 8.15pm  Moskow’s finest ANASTASIA GURBUNOVA ALL NIGHT LONG - DJ NEON TROTSKY  DRESS CODE - Soviet Kitsch, Militaria, Espionage, Film Noir, Peasant Chic (optional). VODKA for the best costume.  VODKA for the first ten workers through the door!!  A limited number of advance tickets available here with NO BOOKING FEE. £10 on the door.  Funds from the gig will help The Rabbit Foot Spasm Band record a live album for release in 2015.                    
Artwork courtesy of Jose McGill Design and Bonafana Socialist Club 
TICKET LINK!                                                          
http://theoriginalrabbitfootspasmband.bandcamp.com/merch/cold-war-the-original-rabbit-foot-spasm-band-saturday-4th-october

EXCLUSIVE to my blog - for now! We’re throwing quite the party on October 4th in Oxford, and you can get tickets direct from our Bandcamp site without any booking fee. It will be a few months before the public know about this one - so do jump in there! Ticket link at the bottom

COLD WAR PARTY! The Mother of all Communist Parties

SATURDAY 4th OCTOBER 2014 at The Jericho, Oxford

Featuring THE ORIGINAL RABBIT FOOT SPASM BAND!! with handpicked special guests Balkan Wanderers, Anastasia Gurbonova - and all your favourite soviet anthems supplied by DJ “Neon” Trotsky.

Jump Steady will decking out The Jericho in party colours - doors 7.30pm, curfew midnight.

9.45-11pm

Purveyors of SOVIET SWING The Original RABBIT FOOT SPASM BAND host proceedings with a selection of their most popular tunes including Russian Dolls, Frankie Fraser, A Shop To Let, Nancy Mitford Disco, Ice Cream Parlour, Chapel In The Pines, PIRATES, Taxidermy Man - and the world’s first ever Jump Jive rendition of The Internationale.

8.55pm

Darlings of BBC Radio 6’s Tom Robinson THE BALKAN WANDERERS

8.15pm

Moskow’s finest ANASTASIA GURBUNOVA

ALL NIGHT LONG - DJ NEON TROTSKY

DRESS CODE - Soviet Kitsch, Militaria, Espionage, Film Noir, Peasant Chic (optional). VODKA for the best costume.

VODKA for the first ten workers through the door!!

A limited number of advance tickets available here with NO BOOKING FEE. £10 on the door.

Funds from the gig will help The Rabbit Foot Spasm Band record a live album for release in 2015.                    

Artwork courtesy of Jose McGill Design and Bonafana Socialist Club

TICKET LINK!                                                         

http://theoriginalrabbitfootspasmband.bandcamp.com/merch/cold-war-the-original-rabbit-foot-spasm-band-saturday-4th-october

They don’t call it the merry month of May for nothing

They don’t call it the merry month of May for nothing

April 17th - Henry “Red” Allen d. today in 1967

Here he is performing with Alex Welsh’s band in London with Lennie Hastings on drums
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aBF-6KDkGLE

April 17th - Henry “Red” Allen d. today in 1967

Here he is performing with Alex Welsh’s band in London with Lennie Hastings on drums

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aBF-6KDkGLE

A live take of our song “Chapel in the Pines” recorded on Resonance 104.4 FM on Sunday 9th March and exclusive to our Soundcloud site

March 27th - Happy Birthday Leroy Carr b. 1905

Singer / pianist / composer of How Long Blues

Here’s a live track from the band available for streaming until tomorrow morning

Listen/purchase: I’m The Taxidermy Man #Live# by The Original Rabbit Foot Spasm Band

Here’s a lovely collection of songs from our repertoire

(Source: Spotify)

Nick Kenny #longinsiders #linkwray #dickdale #thecramps #duaneeddy #rabbitfootspasmband #guitat #gretsch #rockabilly #guitar #rocknroll #iloveit

Nick Kenny #longinsiders #linkwray #dickdale #thecramps #duaneeddy #rabbitfootspasmband #guitat #gretsch #rockabilly #guitar #rocknroll #iloveit

(Source: Spotify)

South Street Arts Centre Reading, Thursday 20th February. Photo courtesy of the Reading Chronicle
Man I feel like some more of these theatre shows sometime…
Next public shows coming up Nightjar London March 22  sold out
O2 Oxford April 12 - tickets via www.wegottickets.com

South Street Arts Centre Reading, Thursday 20th February. Photo courtesy of the Reading Chronicle

Man I feel like some more of these theatre shows sometime…

Next public shows coming up Nightjar London March 22  sold out

O2 Oxford April 12 - tickets via www.wegottickets.com

Review of our February show

Here’s a review of our gig on 21st February at the Jericho in Oxford by Jo Thoenes formerly daytime presenter on BBC Radio Oxford and not on to bigger and brighter things. It captures something of the spirit of the band live, and it makes me sound okay too http://outofworkdj.wordpress.com/2014/02/26/i-believe/

Russ Conway ‘Songs to Sing in Your Bath’#1959 “Russ Conway is well aware that people like to sing in their bath and this gave Columbia Records the idea of compiling a selection of gay, happy-go-lucky songs to pass the time away whilst wallowing in the soap suds” #russconway #columbiarecords #records #piano #pianists #baths #bathtubs #soapsuds #hats #hayesmiddlesex #geofflove #penniesfromheaven #emi #sailors #greatteeth

Russ Conway ‘Songs to Sing in Your Bath’#1959 “Russ Conway is well aware that people like to sing in their bath and this gave Columbia Records the idea of compiling a selection of gay, happy-go-lucky songs to pass the time away whilst wallowing in the soap suds” #russconway #columbiarecords #records #piano #pianists #baths #bathtubs #soapsuds #hats #hayesmiddlesex #geofflove #penniesfromheaven #emi #sailors #greatteeth

RIP Sonny Terry - harmonica genius, died on March 11th 1986
Blues all around my head….

RIP Sonny Terry - harmonica genius, died on March 11th 1986

Blues all around my head….

Skippy Gannon plays country music in the Resonance FM car park #countrymusic #england #london #carparks #radio #hankwilliams #guitar #skippygannon #resonancefm #boroughhighstreet #classic #country #yodel

Skippy Gannon plays country music in the Resonance FM car park #countrymusic #england #london #carparks #radio #hankwilliams #guitar #skippygannon #resonancefm #boroughhighstreet #classic #country #yodel