Just returned from the Screamin' Festival in Calella, near Barcelona, with some excellent rock and roll and doowop. Here is a selection of photos.
First, here is Tommy Hunt
who was absolutely superb in a Flamingos doowop set with the Velvet Candles.
Here's an excellent French band - Nico Duportal and his Rhythm Dudes
Also on the first night this is a Spanish rock and roll band Double Six
Stars of the second night were a doowop group from Sicily Freddy Velas and the Silvertones
Here's one of Freddy and the boys singing an impromptu acapella version of I Wonder Why in the hall after their set.
Representing original rockabilly - Sun recordings artists Alton and Jimmy
From Los Angeles this is Alex Vargas
Perfoming with the Jets, here is Graham Fenton
doing his tribute to Gene Vincent.
Star of the third day of the show was Freddy 'Boom Boom' Cannon
, backed by Los Straitjackets
Many of the scts took part in a doowop showcase on day three. Here is American R and B singer Gizzelle
who also did an excellent solo set.
This is Big Sandy
who appeared in the doowop set and also with Los Straitjackets.
Also in the doowop showcase, this is Junior Marvel
This is British rockabilly act the Doel Brothers
Also from the UK, this is R and B sensation Sister Cookie
with Spanish band Los Mambo Jambo.
Hillbilly band the Starliters
Rockabilly singer Don Cavalli
with his band the Flatheads
Finally a couple of photos of me with the artists - Tommy Hunt and Freddy Cannon
Photos by Nick Cobban.