There is more than one artist called The Lucky Strikes. 1) The Lucky Strikes are a swing band formed in 1989 by guitarist/vocalist Craig Marshall (Delta Rays/Craig Marshall Band) with friends Milan Moorman (trumpet), Brian Copeland (bassist) and Freddie Mendoza (trombone). 2). The Lucky Strikes are a blues band. "The Lucky Strikes are a bottle neck blues combo who combine the oldtime ethic of an extensive tour schedule with their own interpretation of the music of prohibition-era America." See http://www.
According to their own website, they are the founding fathers and absolute rulers of the neo-swing movement,
Rockethead is stirring up the electro-scene since 2008 with a blend of vintage sounds & modern technology. 2012 saw the release of "At the Busstop" on Red Robot Records / UK &
"Crazy People" on Chocolat Soul Records / Spain Some remixes of Rockethead-tracks can already be found throughout the Internet and propell their way further into the terran cyberspace. He's the guy for a night full of colorful music, always walking on the thin line between science-fiction & the swinging charm of the twenties.
The Cherry Poppin' Daddies are an American band formed in Eugene, Oregon, in 1989. Since 1990, they have released seven albums, with an eighth due out in mid-2012. The Daddies' music is primarily a mix of swing, ska and rock, characterized by a prominent horn section and sardonic, often morbid, lyricism. While the band's earliest albums were rooted predominantly in punk rock and funk, their subsequent studio albums have since incorporated influences from many diverse genres of popular music and Americana into their sound...
A group of lads from London were drawn together by their love for a style and music that outclassed anything around. The music was hot jive that had the beat, energy and enthusiasm of rock ‘n’ roll and the fun and rhythm of big band swing all rolled into one.
The Jive Aces’ unique sound comes from a combination of their own original tunes in true swing style as well as fresh arrangements of songs from the swing era.