Derek Irving & His Combo and their rock n roll rockabilly sound has developed and grown in popularity since 2015. Derek Irving is influenced and inspired by sounds of 1950’s rockabilly and 1950’s rock n roll.
The band is laden with throwback influences, but there’s a sense of raging urgency—a distinctly contemporary urgency—that refuses such easy classification. The group’s influences are easy to pinpoint—Chuck Berry, Eddie Cochran, Carl Perkins etc. But the group also recalls Freddie King, Bo Diddley, Link Wray and of course 1950’s rockabilly. The music speaks to fans across the musical spectrum.
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