Author: Carl

Tonight On THIS IS ROCK ‘N’ ROLL RADIO

Is it really all for swinging you around? Yes. Obviously. We invite you to swing ‘n’ sway with The Legal Matters, The Jam, Bhopal’s Flowers, Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, Gladys Knight and the Pips, Richard Turgeon (covering The Monkees), Sylvain Sylvain, The Donnas, Sam...

Tonight On THIS IS ROCK ‘N’ ROLL RADIO

It’s TIRnRR # 1066! Man, you’d think we’d commemorate that number by somehow tying the show to the Battle of Hastings, or at least by playing Norman’s Normans. But no! Like a Bizarro Edward the Confessor (or maybe Sam Cooke),...

Tonight On THIS IS ROCK ‘N’ ROLL RADIO

It’s Valentine’s Day! Candy! Flowers! Yeah, we’ll have none of that here. Instead, we’ll mark the halls with new music from Harmonic Dirt, The Boys With The Perpetual Nervousness, Cold Expectations, Justine and the Unclean, The Gold Needles, John Dunbar,...

This Is Rock ‘n’ Roll Radio # 1063

Guitar. The late Hilton Valentine played guitar for The Animals. That means Valentine’s playing was the very first thing most of us heard when we were introduced to The Animals’ music: the distinctive, bluesy lick that opens...