Roy Rapid and the Rhythm Rock Trio

Roy Rapid and the Rhythm Rock Trio

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Roy Rapid and the Rhythm Rock Trio, the quintessence of Rockabilly, winning the West Coast Rockabilly Showdown and receiving two San Diego Music Award nominations, gained them the attention of Malaga, Spain, based record label Sleazy Records, releasing their 2nd album "That Fire",

Biography

San Diego natives, Roy Rapid and the Rhythm Rock Trio formed their original, traditional rockabilly band in the winter of 2010. The group is comprised of Christopher Soltero, AKA Roy Rapid, (Vocals & Rhythm Guitar), Benjamin McCarthy, (Lead Guitar), David Vazquez, (Bass) and Fernando Hermosillo, (Drums).

The last three years have been good to Roy Rapid and the Rhythm Rock Trio. Licensing one of their songs to an under ground horror film, winning the West Coast Rockabilly Showdown in the summer of 2012 and receiving two San Diego Music Award nominations, (2012 for their 16 track debut album, “One Last Chance” and this year (2013) for “Best Americana”). Touring the Southwest, the California coast, providing local support for some of the top touring roots music entertainers in the field and being invited to some of the biggest rockabilly festivals in the United
States, has gained them the attention of European fans resulting in Sleazy Records, a
label based out of Malaga, Spain, releasing their four track vinyl EP, “That Fire”, in
the winter of 2013.

San Diego Reader Music Critic Bart Mendoza describes the group as... “Mixing country, roots rock and rockabilly. Roy Rapid and the Rhythm Rock Trio have come up with an authentic sound that captures their musical heroes. The band strives for an authenticity that extends from vintage gear, to their dress, as they turn out nice originals in the spirit of their influences, with excellent musicianship and smooth-­- crooning from Rapid”.

Discography

"One Last Chance" - Roy Rapid and the Rhythm Rock Trio
Sixteen Track Award nominated Debut Album 2012

"That Fire" - Four Track Vinyl 45 RPM Ep - Sleazy Records 2013

Set List

1 - MISS RACHELLE
2 - OH MAMA
3 - ONE MORE CIGGARETTE
4 - PLEASE DON'T GO
5 - SUZY LEE
6 - BLUE RIBBON STROLL
7 - I GOT THE BLUES PRETTY BAD
8 - ONE MORE CHANCE
9 - LITTLE LOU
10-LONG TALL WOMAN
11-MEANIE LITTLE QUEENIE
12-TELL ME
13-GOODBYE
14-MEAN MEAN WAYS
15-BUICK CENTURY
16-FIRE WATER TOM
17-MY LONELY HEART
18-I WONDER IF YOU WONDER*cover*
19-CORRINA CORRINA*cover*
20-ROVIN' EYES*cover*
21-JEALOUS LOVER
22-WILD SIDE OF LIFE*cover*
23-HI YO SILVER*cover*
24-DON'T HESITATE
25-CRUSIN’*cover*
26-WHEN MY BABY LEFT ME
27-IF YOUR GONNA TELL ONE
28-BAREFOOT BLUE JEAN BABY
29-RATTLE ME
30-MY BABE *cover*
31-WILD WILD LOVER *cover*
32-20 FLIGHT ROCK *cover*
33-IN THE MOOD
34-ROCK THIS JOINT *cover*
35-SID KING - MY BABY LEFT *cover*
36-THATS ALRIGHT MAMA *cover*
37-LONG LONG TIME
38-FOLSOM *cover*
39-WHY DO YOU SAY
40-MARY LOU
41-GIVE US A CHANCE
42-YOU HAD YOUR CHANCE
43-GOING CRAZY
44-FIRE BALL *cover*
45-BLUE LOVE
46-THAT FIRE
47-THREE OR FOU