Category: This Is Rock ‘n’ Roll Radio

This Is Rock ‘n’ Roll Radio # 1053

Guitars, bass, and drums. Microphones. Piano. Tambourine. French horn. Vibes. Theremin. Harmonica. Tape loops. Mixing board. Washboard. Turntables. Saxophone. Sousaphone. Accordion. Bagpipes. Banjo. Pedal steel. Fiddle. Cello. Timpani. Cowbell. Maracas. Piccolo. Moog. Penny whistle....

This Is Rock ‘n’ Roll Radio # 1052

We begin our show this Thanksgiving week with expressions of gratitude from Sly and the Family Stone and Big Star (though I may question the sincerity of the latter), and conclude with two songs by The Beatles. In between,...

This Is Rock ‘n’ Roll Radio # 1051

Last week on my blog, I posted the liner notes I wrote for the 1997 Rhino Records compilation Poptopia! Power Pop Classics Of The ’90s. The opening paragraphs from that essay bear repeating: “The 1990s are the...

This Is Rock ‘n’ Roll Radio # 1039

Does the playlist below seem eclectic? A radio show that begins with a new digital single B-side from Vegas With Randolph and ends with the amusingly peckish absurdity of Jim Backus And Friend‘s Dr. Demento favorite “Delicious” might seem...

This Is Rock ‘n’ Roll Radio # 1038: The Ninth Annual DANA’S FUNKY SOUL PIT

This Is Rock ‘n’ Roll Radio # 1038: The Ninth Annual DANA’S FUNKY SOUL PIT

This Is Rock ‘n’ Roll Radio‘sfirst presentation of DANA’S FUNKY SOUL PIT aired on 7/1/2012, commencing with a spin of Parliament‘s “Tear The Roof Of The Sucker (Give Up The Funk).” It’s been a much-anticipated annual event...