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 #171

The 1960s was an incredible decade for music, so why keep listening to the same ol’, same ol’ ? We’ve got records by the Turtles, the Tangerine Zoo, Procol Harum, and the Blues Magoos, a track from Three Dog Night’s first album, garage band 45s, dynamite soul by Otis Clay, William Bell, and Sugar Pie Desanto, plus lots more.

November 14, 2014

LISTEN: SHOW #172

You’ll hear San Francisco’s Neighb’rhood Childr’n, the Yardbirds, Brian Auger & Julie Driscoll, early Santana, Patti Drew, the Creation, another track from that new Rolling Stones BBC collection, lots of cool 45s, and more.

November 14, 2014

LISTEN: SHOW #173

A track from Jefferson Airplane’s debut album, a single from the summer of ’67 by Lowell George and the Factory, songwriter Mickey Newbury’s trippy 1968 version of his composition “Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Condition Was In)”, plus Them, early Beatles, the Easybeats, and much more.

November 14, 2014

LISTEN: SHOW #174

We’ll listen to records by the Troggs, Joe Tex, Kim Fowley, the Druids of Stonehenge, the Swedish band Tages, the Dutch band the Ro-D-Ys, plus Bobbie Gentry, the Hollies, Fever Tree, early Sly & the Family Stone, and much more.

November 14, 2014

LISTEN: SHOW #175

We’ll hear Ike & Tina Turner, the Moody Blues, Traffic, Gandalf, Lowell George & The Factory, some ’64 Merseybeat from Wayne Fontana and the Mindbenders, a ’69 single by James Brown and Marva Whitney, 45s by American garage bands the Liberty Bell, the Mushrooms, and the Misty Wizards, plus much more.

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