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October 19, 2013: Guest: La La Brooks of The Crystals!
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|Crystals, The||Da Doo Ron Ron|
|Nikki Hill & Deke Dickerson||Feelins|
|Little Jimmy Dickens||Doggone It|
|Sandra Phillips||My Man|
|George Barnes||Hot Guitar Polka|
|Brian Wilson||Love And Mercy|
|Gordian Knot||It's Gonna Take A Lot|
|Wanda Jackson||Look Out Heart|
|Crystals, The||All Grown Up|
|Lisa Mychols||When It's Make Believe|
|Roberto Jordan||Como Te Quiero (Birds Of A Feather)|
|Crystals, The||Then He Kissed Me|
|La La Brooks||Dear Boy, Love Girl|
|La La Brooks||INTERVIEW|
|La La Brooks||A Boy Like You|
|Paley Brothers with The Ramones||Come On Let's Go|
|Everly Brothers, The||Nice Guy|
|Johnny Sea||All Mixed Up|
|Staple Singers, The||I Wish I Had Answered|
|Sonny Bradshaw Seven||Love Is Blue|
|Chris Ligon & The Problems||This Is Your Night|
|The "You Know Who" Group||Playboy|
|Hal "Lone" Pine||From Paree To Tennessee|
|Bobby King||Thanks Mr. Postman|
|Sonny Curtis||Love Is All Around|
|Ben Lee||Pop Queen|
|Sonics||Keep A Knockin' (But You Can't Come In)|
|Lynne Randall||Ciao Baby|
|Ronnie Dawson||Fool About You|
|Baby Washington||Think About the Good Times|
|Ventures, The||Uptight (Everything's Alright)|
|A MINUTE WITH||SCOTT SCHINDER|
|A NYU Film School Graduate!||Who The F Are You?|
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CLICK HERE for a long documentary on The Everly Brothers!
CLICK HERE if you're a fan of funky drums
CLICK HERE for a song about Chinese Food - usually I'd suggest ignoring this kind of thing, but this is so misguided, and just plain bad, it needs to be seen - it make you ponder: what kind of world are we living in?
CLICK HERE for Ernie Bushmiller illustrated autobiography, on an amazing website
CLICK HERE for Johnny T's NYC Tourist Tips !
CLICK HERE for "If you thought CBGB’s bathrooms were full of shit check out the movie"
CLICK HERE to find out who's getting the "Baby Blue" money from Badfinger's song being on Breaking Bad
CLICK HERE for info on wealth inequality
CLICK HERE for The Mills Brothers
CLICK HERE for James Jamerson & Gladys Knight going nuts on I Heard It Through The Grapevine
CLICK HERE for Wilton Felder's so good isolated bass on "I Want You Back"
CLICK HERE read producer Steve Albini’s incredible four-page letter to Nirvana
CLICK HERE for a 1958 film "The Capitol Tower"
CLICK HERE for interesting reviews of Haribo Gummy Candy Sugarless Gummy Bears 5-Pound Bag
CLICK HERE to find out Popular Science is shutting off their comments
CLICK HERE for an article by WFMU's Joe McGasko: "Johnny Cash: 10 Things You Might Not Know About Him"
CLICK HERE to read: Hal Blaine picks five essential drum records
CLICK HERE the girl from The Like's new band JJAMZ
CLICK HERE for info on the new Nashville DVD
CLICK HERE for " The Weirdest Photos Of Mike Love You Can Find "
CLICK HERE to read: Hal Blaine picks five essential drum records
CLICK HERE for some Steve Allen bashing
CLICK HERE for info in the Fête Paradiso at Governors Island
CLICK HERE for The Beach Boys reunion show live In Japan - full show
CLICK HERE and page down to the Violent Femmes Trivia section
CLICK HERE for twelve seconds of The Limonaire Organ in action at Governors Island
CLICK HERE to see the amazing and mind boggling lists of celebrities who will spend three days signing autographs at the at the Chiller Theatre convention in Parsippany, N.J.
CLICK HERE for Liverpool Scene's "Batpoem Live!
CLICK HERE for Deke Dickerson's 2013 Tour Documentary--PART ONE!
CLICK HERE for a "Step Inside Legendary New Jersey Radio Station WFMU!
CLICK HERE to listen to tons of Alan Lomax's field recordings
CLICK HERE for a look at The Beach Boys' new box set "Made in California" - with a sample track!
CLICK HERE to read about how Adam Schlesinger from Fountains of Wayne writes songs
CLICK HERE to watch The Beach Boys pretend to record "Good Vibrations"
CLICK HERE for Rock Aficionados Try to Spin Old Vinyl Into Gold in New Investing Track
CLICK HERE for Ted Nugent
CLICK HERE for "Iconic NYC Music Venues, Then And Now" slideshow
CLICK HERE for "Ex”-Cheap Trick Drummer Bun E. Carlos in Lawsuit With “Former” Band Mates"
CLICK HERE for Sinatra doing his thing
CLICK HERE for 45 minutes of Elvis Costello & The Attractions at their peak
CLICK HERE to watch the full "Beach Boys Live in Concert 50th Anniversary"
CLICK HERE to see listener Bjarne from Norway who tattooed the Woof Moo Logo on his hip area
CLICK HERE for Celebrity Make Unders – What Would Celebrities Look Like If They Were Everyday People?!
CLICK HERE to listen to almost every top 10 of the top 40 era.
CLICK HERE for a short documentary on Donnie And Joe Emerson!
CLICK HERE for info on Fake Amps!
CLICK HERE to hear Gene Simmons say that Ace Frehley is a drugged racist with low self esteem who did nothing
CLICK HERE to see Malcolm Brickhouse & Jarad Dawkins sixth-grade metalheads from Flatbush, Brooklyn
CLICK HERE to hear David Letterman ask: "Are Those Your Drums?"
CLICK HERE for a PDF of who plays what on Everly Brothers recordings.
CLICK HERE for How we made "You Really Got Me"!
CLICK HERE for another of the worst people in the world!
CLICK HERE for a not quite right piece called "The Rising Cost of New Vinyl"
CLICK HERE for 10 of the all-time greatest disc jockeys - with audio clips of their chatter
CLICK HERE this train wreck is a great microcosm of what is wrong with the world.
CLICK HERE for Nina Simone: nutty but good.
CLICK HERE for a few actual kind hearted people who would like to give $1 million to each and every person in America but are unfortunately not all that good at math
CLICK HERE for a series of Beatles vocal harmony tutorials
CLICK HERE to read: KISS' Paul Stanley: 'I Don't Need The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame'
CLICK HERE to read: An Open Letter From a Bar Owner to Musicians!
CLICK HERE to read "Van Dyke Parks: 'I was victimised by Brian Wilson's buffoonery' ".
CLICK HERE to watch a video that proves: Andy Kaufman Lives!
CLICK HERE to see why Bob Lefsetz thinks the Stones' tour is a greedy failure, and how the band is clueless.
CLICK HERE to watch the entire Minutemen documentary "We Jam Econo"
CLICK HERE for "22 geniously defaced textbooks & exam papers"
CLICK HERE to see Elvis & Elmo sing "The Monster Went And Ate My Red 2"
CLICK HERE to see Robin Zander's "son"
CLICK HERE for a nice piece about the the L.A. studio musicians who dominated the 70's sound.
CLICK HERE for Kim Shattuck.
CLICK HERE for info in Eric Kayser - now in NYC on 3rd Ave.
CLICK HERE for a nice piece on The Cowsills!
CLICK HERE for Jerry Lewis Telethon Bloopers - Part 1 !
CLICK HERE for Jerry Lewis Telethon Bloopers - Part 2 !
CLICK HERE for more Jerry. the whole clip is crazy - but 2:13 in is really off the charts nuts.
CLICK HERE for The Worst Work Stations Ever
There's some controversy about the coin toss that decided who would get seats in the plane that crashed on February 3, 1959 and killed Buddy Holly, Richie Vallens & Big Bopper. CLICK HERE for "An open Letter & Challenge to Dion from Tommy Allsup" then CLICK HERE for Dion's version from "The Wanderer Talks Truth"
CLICK HERE to explore & watch a short film on The Cosimo Code, an attempt to catalog every Cosimo Matassa 45!
CLICK HERE for "I Was a Teenage Fake Zombie"
CLICK HERE for Los Shakers - Siempre tú
CLICK HERE for info on an amazing new drug: Unpretentiousil!
CLICK HERE for info session guitarist Vincent Bell.
CLICK HERE for Paul Anka's famous post-gig turned into a short film!
CLICK HERE for an recent Montclair Times article on Michael Shelley!
CLICK HERE to read how Big Star's "September Gurls" was recorded at Ardent Studios
CLICK HERE to see Beastie Boy Mike D's lovely $9 a square foot wallpaper!
CLICK HERE to read Carol Kaye review of "The Wrecking Crew: The Inside Story of Rock and Roll's Best-Kept Secret"
Apparently Bowie offered "Golden Years" to Elvis Presley - but The King declined. CLICK HERE former guest Stevie Riks nails the Elvis/Bowie duet version.
CLICK HERE for info on an odd e-book "Nick Lowe: A Long Career That Never Gets Stale." It is 4 pages long and "sells" for $1.99. The same author has one about Dean Martin that was reviewed like this: "This pamphlet was complete gargbage. A sixth grader could have written a better essay. All of this author's works should be removed from Amazon."
CLICK HERE for a similar 156 page "Book On Demand" titled "Nick Lowe" that boasts being made from "High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles!" What is the world coming to? Only $19.95.