A weekly radio show exploring the music of the 1960s: British Invasion, soul, psychedelia, garage, girl pop, regional hits, album cuts, b-sides, obscure 45s, and more

LISTEN: SHOW #179

Featured: The lone single from a soul super group whose vision was to be a collective force for good, great b-sides by the Rascals and the Electric Prunes, a live cut from the Chambers Brothers, plus Cream, ? And the Mysterians, St Steven, Simon & Garfunkel, cool 45s, and many more.

November 14, 2014

LISTEN: SHOW #180

On tap:  a 1965 single by the Golden Earrings—8 years before they dropped the “the” and the ‘s” and had a global hit with “Radar Love”— also, album cuts by the Who, the Count Five, and the Beatles…plus HP Lovecraft, the Tremeloes, Bob Lind, garage band 45s, and more.

November 14, 2014

LISTEN: SHOW #181

We’ve got album cuts by the Steve Miller Band, the Grass Roots, Buffalo Springfield, the Staple Singers, and the Monkees; 45s by Dry Ice, the VIPs, the Preachers, the Precisions, and Downliners Sect; plus more great records from the swingin’ 60s.

November 14, 2014

LISTEN: SHOW #182

Lined up for your listening and dancing pleasure: early Rolling Stones, Jefferson Airplane from late ’67, Van Morrison from his solo debut in ’67, plus the Orange Bicycle, the Outsiders, Glen Campbell, the Yellow Payges, Plastic Cloud, and many more.

November 14, 2014

LISTEN: SHOW #183

Stacked up by the turntable: a 1965 single by the Band– before they were the band—, a ’67 album cut by the 13th Floor Elevators, a ’69 album cut by Dion, plus songs by Tim Rose, the Remains, Dusty Springfield, Moby Grape, and lots of other records from the 1960s.

November 14, 2014

DIG AT THE MOVIES: Pat & Lolly Vegas in “It’s a Bikini World”

Who wouldn’t love this clip? Pat & Lolly Vegas (later to be known as Redbone) perform a cool song in a monster’s mouth at a club called the Dungeon while a girl wearing a tiara, gloves,go-go boots, and a bikini with fringe dances in front of them. ‘Nuff said.

November 14, 2014

DIG AT THE MOVIES: “Ferry Cross the Mersey” Trailer

This 1965 musical starred Gerry & the Pacemakers, and was the first film to be shot on location in Liverpool after the city became a famous hotbed of that beat, beat, beat. The trailer stands alone as a mid-60s time capsule.

November 14, 2014