Velvet" by The Cocktail Preachers
Velvet" was originally recorded by Tony
Bennet in 1959, but the best known version is by Bobby
Vinton - that was the one used in the
David Lynch film of the same name.
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song "Blue Velvet" was chosen as a nod to our favorite movie.
This dark David Lynch movie has the upbeat bouncy song as a definitive
contrast to the action horror. "Blue Velvet" also appears on
the bands most recent effort "Exotic moods of..." which is a
CD of Exotica influence takes on surf classics".
The Cocktail Preachers are:
Stevie Martini - Guitar
Phil Tiki - Bass
Bruce 'Vitamin B' Bindeman - Guitar
Rick Casino - Drums
"Hailing from the shores of Lake Michigan The Cocktail Preachers
have found that Chicago offers a unique atmosphere for playing. In a big
City where blues clubs are dominant, The Cocktail Preachers have almost
single-handedly brought their own version of the California sound to the
Windy City. The Cocktail Preachers consist of Stevie Martini (lead guitar),
Phil Tiki (bass), Bruce 'Vitamin B' Bindeman (rhythm guitar), and Rick
Since hitting the Chicago skyline with this lineup in December 2003, the
Cocktail Preachers have been playing in one form or another since 1997.
With constant rave show reviews, the Preachers have contributed to numerous
national & international surf music compilations, proving their brand
of instrumental music has no borders".
to "Beyond the Sea"