Barrence Whitfield Covers Rocky Velvet

August 3rd, 2010, 1:01 pm by Greg

The latest single by Boston-based veteran soul-rocker Barrence Whitfield and his band, the Monkey Hips, features not one, but TWO covers of songs by the late, great Cropseyville rockabilly rebels, Rocky Velvet.

The brand new single – featuring the tunes “Built Like a Rock” and “I Love Her So” – has been pressed in a limited, individually numbered edition of 500 on yellow vinyl by the fine folks at Q Division’s Q-Dee Records. The tracks were produced by Ed Valauskas, and the seven-inch single was released two weeks ago.

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