New Times Weekly columnist Mitchell Hillman names 5 must hear songs by Phoenix artists. CooBee Coo makes the list with Grin On My Face from their sophomore Fervor Records’ release Liven Up. Check it out on the NTW blog Up On The Sun.Read More
SundanceTV’s new scripted drama The Red Road has hit up Fervor for two mid-century Pop tunes. Bob Kelly’s One Little Kiss Will Do It from 1960, and Connie Conway’s Who Do You Suppose from 1956. Both songs are being performed live on camera by a studio band covering the Fervor classics and appear in episode 204 which airs 04.23.15. Listen to Bob Kelly’s version of One Little Kiss Will Do It on iTunes and/or Spotify.Read More
Fervor Records’ never-ending pilgrimage to yesteryear has yielded some choice Southern Rock opuses straight out of the 1970s. Explore the heyday of the genre with a few of the lesser known stars of the era. This is your chance to get to know the bands that truly lived and breathed the Southern Rock lifestyle. Hard working musicians who brought their rock solid jams to fans from dives, honky-tonks and roadhouses to concerts and festivals across the US. Experience the true Unsung Heroes of Southern Rock on iTunes.Read More
Debuting at NYC’s Tribeca Film Fest is director Zachary Sluser’s neo-noir dark romantic drama-comedy The Driftless Area. The film stars Zooey Deschanel and Aubrey Plaza. Also in on the action is Fervor Records, who lent some classic mid-century Country singles to the soundtrack. 1959’s Don’t Hold Her So Close by Bob Cox, Sanford Clark’s 1967 Ramco Records’ 45 The Big Lie, and from Country great Dick Flood, 1967’s Sure Gets Dark When The Sun Goes Down and 1971’s Livin’ In The Lonely Zone. Be on the lookout for The Driftless Area and listen to Country legend Sanford Clark on iTunes and/or Spotify.Read More
Mob thriller The Wannabe, starring Patricia Arquette, Michael Imperioli and Doug E. Doug, debuts at the Tribeca Film Festival this week. The Wannabe scrounged through Fervor’s stash of vintage vinyl and kept these greats to stick in the film: Mike Murray’s 1962 moody reverb drenched gem Hangin’, Roosevelt Nettles 1962 single for Chess Records Drifting Heart, two 1968 Soul Classics from The Soul Blenders – My Girl’s A Soul Girl and Blending Soul, and finally Carl Coccomo’s endearing 1952 bi-lingual duet Marry Only Me (Spose Solo E Me). Be on the lookout for The Wannabe and check out Roosevelt Nettles on iTunes.