Monthly Archives: February 2017

Firehouse 12 March 19th

I will be making my Firehouse 12 DJ debut on Sunday, March 19th. I will spinning lots of cool garage, surf, soul, and some rockabilly. My good buddy Gary aka DJ Darkglobe will also be spinning lots of goodies. Please … Continue reading

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New Email

Seeing as the Garage Rick email was hacked I have activated a new email. therealgaragerick@gmail.com is my new email and I can be reached there from here on in.  If you’d like to send promo material fitting in the Garage … Continue reading

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Email Problems 

​The email account used for this blog thegaragerick@gmail.com is having some issues. Someone has gotten into it and changed the username and photo associated with the account. At this time I cannot change it back as it is too soon … Continue reading

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​Johnny “Guitar” Watson February 3, 1935 – May 17, 1996 Remembered 

​Johnny “Guitar” Watson February 3, 1935 – May 17, 1996  When compared to Jimi Hendrix, Watson would grow irritated and one time stated “I used to play the guitar standing on my hands. I had a 150-foot cord and I … Continue reading

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On This Date In 1957 A Rockabilly Classic Is Recorded 

February 2nd 1957 : Dale Hawkins records “Susie Q”. Hawkins recorded “Susie Q” at the KWKH Radio station in Shreveport, Louisiana.”Susie Q”  featured guitar work by James Burton, who also worked with Ricky Nelson and later with Elvis Presley, among … Continue reading

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The Day The Music Died

February 2nd 1959 : Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and The Big Bopper play their last show as part of the “Winter Dance Party” tour, stopping this night at the Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, IA. Admission: $1.25. The last song … Continue reading

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