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December 14, 2013: Guest: Jason Brewer of The Explorers Club
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|Nick Lowe||Christmas Can't Be Far Away|
|Explorers Club, The||Acapulco (Sunrise)|
|Explorers Club, The||Go For You|
|Rusty & Doug Kershaw||I'll Understand|
|Betty Everett||Hound Dog|
|George Harrison||Awaiting On You (early version)|
|Phil Everly||Tell Me Do (demo) aka You Can Bet|
|Conway Twitty||Dont You Dare|
|Memphis Black||Soul Man|
|Hoodoo Gurus||Waking Up Tired|
|Five Cs, The||If You're Looking For A Man|
|Cousin Jody||Jody's Chimes|
|LaVern Baker||Itty Bitty Girl|
|Explorers Club, The||Don't waste her time|
|Explorers Club, The||Christmas Must Be Tonight|
|Nick Lowe||Christmas At The Airport|
|Anita Kerr Singers||What's New Pussycat?|
|Dean & Gene Reece||Jailbreak|
|Otis Clay||She's About a Mover|
|Lester Sterling & Skatalites||Reggae In The Wind|
|Ravin Blue||It's Not Real|
|Red Sovine||Juke Joint Johnny|
|Don Bryant||A Wonderful One|
|Strangers, The||Paper Cup|
|Jack Greene and Jeannie Seely||Wish I Didnt Have To Miss You|
|Sister Gertrude Morgan||Let Us Make a Record|
|20/20||Giving It All|
|Gary Lewis & The Playboys||I Wonder What She's Doing Tonight|
|George Hamilton IV||Big Big Love|
|Peggy Scott and Jo Jo Benson||Sugarmaker|
|World Famous Headliners||Give Your Love To Me|
|Hollies, The||Here I Go Again|
|A MINUTE WITH||SCOTT SCHINDER|
|Apology Line||I Steal Money|
|Tom Carvel||Christmas Carvel|
CLICK HERE for Nick Lowe on the Adam Carolla show.
CLICK HERE for a $400+ out of print book about Pub Rock that Nick Lowe mentions.
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 the unfortunately titled but otherwise interesting "60 Great Albums You Probably Haven’t Heard"
CLICK HERE for a new interactive video from Bob Dylan
CLICK HERE, but only if you have golden ears
CLICK HERE for some amazing RARE STAX MUSIC from tapes Robert Gordon pulled out of the debris when the STAX building was being torn down!
CLICK HERE for STAX at The White House
CLICK HERE to read about "The Albums Everyone Can Love"
CLICK HERE to read the list of the best selling vinyl records of the last 20 years
CLICK HERE for info on Nothing To Hide which was amazing
CLICK HERE for Shelby Lynn w/ Darrly Hall
CLICK HERE for " Portraits of Unrelated Doppelgangers Who Have Found Their Match"
CLICK HERE for another of my links to stories about Will Smith's annoying kids - and one person's reply to a tweet from one of them
CLICK HERE for Dave Edmunds'new song
CLICK HERE to see a guy really get into a Bon Jovi song
CLICK HERE if you're a BEATLE fan!
CLICK HERE for ROCKPILE live
CLICK HERE for The Spampinato Brothers live at The Hamilton
CLICK HERE for The Turtles "Happy Together" (vocals only)
CLICK HERE to read the story behind Lou Reed’s “Walk on the Wild Side” bass line
CLICK HERE to read 20th Century Headlines Rewritten To Get More Clicks
CLICK HERE I think this hurts ants, but it looks cool - I want one
CLICK HERE to check your News IQ
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 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 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 watch a video that proves: Andy Kaufman Lives!
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.
Sat. 12/14/13 11:10am
Damn!!!!! You Michael.... SHOD COAT TWO SCARVES MITTENS and now I cannot leave the house in anticipation of the next tune!!!!! Damn you Michael Shelly!!!!!
Sat. 12/14/13 11:12am
EC was in your studio last February, prior to the Maxwell's show and just before the huge blizzard which prevented them from doing the Brooklyn & Boston shows.
Sat. 12/14/13 11:19am
David in ATL from NJ:
What a GREAT song!!!!
Sat. 12/14/13 11:20am
Santos L Halper:
Lovin the George. Is that the one on Early Takes?
Sat. 12/14/13 11:40am
No Sleep Till Canvey Island is available for £17 (about $28), including postage, on Will Birch's website, willbirch.com.
Sat. 12/14/13 11:42am
Love this Explorers Club song so much
Sat. 12/14/13 11:44am
I didn't think any had a party line anymore!
Sat. 12/14/13 11:53am
Sat. 12/14/13 11:59am
Thanks for having Jason on. Caught them at Maxwell's and the Vintage Vinyl in-store a few years ago. Love everything they do!
Sat. 12/14/13 12:06pm
oops, xmas tune!
Sat. 12/14/13 12:08pm
michael - LOVE the show... i mean, where can you hear PHIL EVERLY on the radio anymore? ;-)
Sat. 12/14/13 12:08pm
You and your pussycat lips
Sat. 12/14/13 12:10pm
Sat. 12/14/13 12:13pm
This doesn't sound like Otis.
Sat. 12/14/13 12:14pm
Clay ok ok i misunderstood
Sat. 12/14/13 12:18pm
I hate XMAS but I love Christmas
Sat. 12/14/13 12:21pm
Thanks Gaylord - I'm buying one! Santos: yes, on Early Takes !
Sat. 12/14/13 12:26pm
Don Bryant's version of "Dirty Water" is just wrong.
Sat. 12/14/13 12:29pm
Now I'm hearing Bjork's voice in Ida Marie's voice. Someone must have slipped me an hallucinogen.
Sat. 12/14/13 12:34pm
@Michael Shelley: I bought my copy directly from Will Birch, easy as pie and cheap as (imported) dirt. Can't explain the inflated prices for it on the Intertubes.
Sat. 12/14/13 12:47pm
not a bad take on wynn stewart.
Sat. 12/14/13 12:54pm
Out shoveling snow when "California Sun" came on. IT was a big, why-I-love-great-live-radio moment. Yes, I also very much enjoyed MS's artful handling of the telephonic hiccups before the interview.
Sat. 12/14/13 12:57pm
"The godlike Hollies" is actually my phrase. Hova adopted it from my use.
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