Vinyl Schminyl Radio Classic Deep Cut 1-17-12


Today one of our local bands in Chicago Styx had a big hit with this one in 1976. Please click on the album cover to play today’s Classic Deep Cut.


Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Something Came Over Me” by Wild Flag


Featuring members of Sleater-Kinney, Helium and The Minders, Wild Flag joined forces last year labeled a supergroup. I always thought supergroups happened when members of really well-known bands came together to form new bands with even more marquee strength. With Wild Flag, Sleater-Kinney is the only band of the three that ever made a dent […]

3D RadioActivity This Week


We have phone songs for you this week, not a call in program, however it does answer a calling.  What do The Big Bopper and Jayne Mansfield have in common?  Where else will you hear The Turtles, Stevie, Aretha, Alice and a song about Elvis?  Listen in to find out.  There isn’t a wrong number […]

SRN Broadcasting Officially Launches Redesigned Website and Streaming Radio


SRN BROADCASTING UNVEILS REDESIGNED WEBSITE AND STREMING RADIO STATION Adds three existing stations streaming music 24/7 to new network LAKE BLUFF. IL (January 16, 2012) SRN Broadcasting has re-launched it’s website bearing the company’s flagship domain name– In addition, SRN began streaming “Acid Flashback,” a 24/7 music station with an album-oriented rock format. It […]

The Jamaica Inn in Ocho Rios – Yeah Mon!


“Timeless elegance.”  That’s how manager Mary Phillips describes her fifty-two room, upscale Jamaica Inn hotel in Ocho Rios.  In fact, if you take away the wi-fi and the iPod docks, leaving just the four-poster beds, the large easy chairs, the croquet lawn, and the tile walkways, you’ve got the same fine hotel where some of […]

Twenty Finalists Named for 2012 Olympic Basketball Squad


from the news wires… The finalist consists of eight 2008 Olympic gold medalists, 10 members of the 2010 USA World Championship gold medal winning team, one national team player and one newcomer to the USA Basketball National Team were among the 20 finalists named today for the 2012 U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team by […]

Vinyl Schminyl Radio Classic Deep Cut 1-16-12

tears for fears

Today we visit 1985 and one of the more popular tunes from that year by Tears For Fears.  Please click in to listen.

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “It Must Be Him” by Vikki Carr


Ms. Carr was born Florencia Bisenta de Casillas Martinez Cardona in El Paso Texas and was a humanitarian regularly entertaining the troops in South Vietnam. Phil Spector heard her recording her first hit, “He’s A Rebel” in the studio in 1962 and quickly cut a cover version with The Crystals bringing it to the top […]

Springsteen Performs at NJ Benefit Concert


To someone passing by the Paramount Theater in Asbury Park last night, the sight of fans standing in the freezing cold, desperately pleading with complete strangers for extra tickets probably seemed a little odd. After all, the biggest names on the bill for the Light of Day Parkinson’s benefit were David Bromberg, Garland Jeffreys and […]

A Brand New Vinyl Schminyl Radio Hour Today!!


It’s a “LOVE” fest with the greatest Classic Rock On The Planet. Please click in to a brand new Vinyl Schminyl Radio Hour!

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Big Boss Man” by Bobbie Gentry


“Big Boss Man” was written by Luther Dixon and Al Smith and was originally made famous by Jimmy Reed in 1961. There have literally been hundreds of recordings of this standard most notably by Elvis Presley in 1967 and The Grateful Dead in 1971. Gentry’s recording comes from her 1968 album “The Delta Sweete.” It […]

Movie Review – Contraband


I was really looking forward to “Contraband” as I’m a big Mark Wahlberg fan. But I should have known that I might be let down due to the release date. Very few movies that come out early in the calendar year turn out to be winners. The movie studios usually rush to get out their […]

Weekend Sports Report – 1/14/12


with Les Grobstein, Steve Leventhal, and Alison Moran …This week get an in depth look at all four NFL playoff games.  Plus a discussion of how the NBA season is coming along, a Blackhawks update, and some college basketball talk as Les tees off on Thad Matta of Ohio State. He also speaks his mind […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Tales Of Brave Ulysses” by Cream


Cream were rising to the top and riding high with their Wheels Of Fire album when they took to the stage of The Smothers Brothers’ TV show in July of 1968 with this song from their previous album, “Disraeli Gears.” With proclamations of “Clapton is God” spray-painted all over the walls of England, Cream began […]

Fringe Returns for Second Half of Season Four


Those of you like me who are waiting with huge anticipation of the return of the absolute best program on TV, get your fix tonight. Fringe, the JJ Abrams produced sci-fi mind bender returns to the Fox network tonight. Michael Ausiello, formerly of Entertainment Weekly has his own TV blog now, and today has an […]