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"Harry Hepcat is like a brother, not by blood but by what he does." -- Elvis Presley - (as told to George Anderson)

Carl Perkins with Harry Hepcat
Carl Perkins (left)

Harry Hepcat (right)
LATEST RELEASES! - "Stories of the 50's" - all original material available on CD. Includes songs and narratives. Click here to order. "Then and Now" with Harry Hepcat exclusively available from iTunes. "Real To Reel", includes 19 songs on cassette tape. Click here to order. ..... And Harry is featured on Rock-a-billy Hall of Fame CD, Vol.1. Hepcat also invites you to visit the Hepcat Music store where you can still purchase some rare vinyl records. Great wall decorations for people deprived of a phonograph. Harry's music is featured at Amazon.Com, Borders.Com, Whirlin' Disc Records and other distinguished record stores.


DISCOGRAPHY - A complete list of all of Harry Hepcat's recordings. List includs the record label, record label catalog number, country where recorded, title(s), year and special collector's notes where appropriate.

GIGS ! - Among Mr. Hepcat's many appearances are: Cast party for the Broadway hit, "Grease", Garden State Arts Center, Tavern On The Green (NYC), Dangerfields, Yonkers Raceway. CORPORATE ENGAGEMENTS: Prudential Life, Price Waterhouse, Macys; HOTEL ENGAGEMENTS: Hotel Pierre, The Concord Hotel, Nevele Hotel. COLLEGES: West Point, University of Maryland, Columbia, Skidmore, Princeton, Rutgers, Villanova and the unforgettable annual Transvestite Ball in Geenwich Village.

TELEVISION:

Look for reruns on the History Channel of the documentary on the history of rock & roll entitled, "American Classics," with Harry Hepcat, Dick Clark and Jay Leno.

Hepcat hosts a weeky TV show over Optimum-TV (Cablevision - Sorry FiOS).

Hepcat has appeared on a wide variety of TV shows covering a variety of topics. Among the shows he appeared on were: Sally Jesse Raphael, Eyewitness News, Real People, Joe Franklin,

Harry at studioRADIO - Mr. Hepcat was a broadcaster over WNYG Radio in the New York City area where he spoke about and played the music of the 1950's for seven years. Mr. Hepcat was one of the last beat-thumping, personality jocks so reminiscent of the style of the 1950's.

Sample shows are available. Specialized samples include: History of Vee Jay Records, History of Speciality Records, The death theme in early rock, the "cover records" phenomenon, Presley-mania 1956, profiles of various recording artists and themes, run-downs of the pop charts for various dates...... Lists of specialized shows are available.

Harry Hepcat was repeatedly a guest on the Do-Wop Shop show over WCBS radio in New York.

SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS:

Among the topics Harry Hepcat covered during the course of his career were:

"Social and Musical Forces Leading to the Development of Rock & Roll in the 1950s". As one who was involved in the rock scene when it burst through, Hepcat lectured on how it happened and what it was like to experience it.

"My Home Is A Haunted House". What is it like to live with ghosts? The story was covered by ABC News and involves such psychics as George Anderson (who was the subject of the book, "We Don't Die", and was featured on the TV show, "Unsolved Mysteries").

Flying saucer"The Modern Age of U.F.O.s, 1947 - present". Hepcat has lectured on unidentified flying objects on television, radio and at various colleges and universities. He has been an investigator for various U.F.O. organizations since the 1970s including APRO and MUFON. His articles have appeared in several U.F.O. journals and magazines. In April 1998 he addressed the Mutual UFO Network.

PUBLISHING - Hepcat currently writes for the Anton news organization where he has produced features on rock & roll history and American culture of the 50s and 60s.

Mr. Hepcat's articles on Rock & Roll have appeared through the years in various publications. For example, "Not Fade Away", an article about the death of Buddy Holly, which appeared in Good Times magazine. He has also appeared on numerous TV and radio programs to talk about rock & roll. He is interested in speaking with any serious agents and publishers about his new book on the subject. Sample chapters are available, beyond the insights shared at this site in the "History of Rock and Roll".

Harry Hepcat At Wikipedia

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