Danny B. Harvey brings Headcat 13 to Tucumcari, Summer of 2020
Danny B Harvey is best known as the Guitarist for the super group HeadCat, a band he formed with Lemmy Kilmister from Motorhead, and Slim Jim Phantom from The Stray Cats, Danny B was also a founding member of the The Original Neo-Rockabily band The Rockats and his dynamic “Whitestripes of Country” duo THE LONESOME SPURS. Danny has also produced, recorded and performed with Wanda Jackson, Nancy Sinatra, Johnny Ramone, The Rockats, Levi Dexter and The 69 Cats.
In 1999 Lemmy Kilmister from Motorhead, Slim Jim Phantomfrom the Stray Catsand Danny B. Harveyfrom The Rockats, went into the studio to record an Elvis Presley track with Johnny Ramone for an Elvis Tribute Album Danny B. was producing for Cleopatra Records. After cutting a song with Johnny Ramone they decided to record two more songs as a trio and the results were so good decided to form a band and play and record all their favorite rock’n’roll songs for the good old days, Headcat was born!
Their first album “Fool’s Paradise, named after the Buddy Holly song they recorded on the album. contained 9 Buddy Holly songs as well as an instrumental version of Buddy’s song “True Love Ways.For the next 15 years Headcat performed live all over the world, whenever Lemmy could get away from megatours with Motorhead and Danny B and Slim Jim were both free. During that time they recorded 2 albums and filmed a live DVD, rocking on Sunset Strip. In December 2015 Lemmy passed away at the age of 70 years old, two weeks after playing his last show with Headcat.
In the following 3 years after his passing Headcat continued, first with David Vincent filling in on vocals bass and now with Danny B. Harvey taking over leadership. Danny B. recently changed the band name to Headcat 13 out of respect for Lemmy Kilmister and to distinguish between Headcat era with Lemmy and Headcat without. Rest assured The spirit, vision and songlist the same and the band sounds better than ever.Danny B. Harvey & Headcat 13 is very excited about being invited to play The Winter Dance Party at Surf Ballroom in 2020 and will pull out all the stops.
Tickets are on sale! Make sure to get your tickets in advance, as this year’s show is anticipated to sell out!