Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Soul Sacrifice” by Santana


This blazing performance comes to you from the Woodstock Music & Arts Fair, the mother of all rock festivals. It’s amazing to watch a then, mostly unknown, Carlos Santana catch fire in front of the biggest audience he had ever played to at that point…not to mention that he was tripping his face off on […]

Vinyl Schminyl Radio Best Of Mystery Tune 4-24-12


Today we revisit mystery tune #5. It’s a great one about a country! No spoilers please.


Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “I’ve Had Enough” by Pete Townshend


One of the gems I picked up on Record Store Day last weekend was the second volume of “Quadrophenia” demos by Pete Townshend pressed on 10″ vinyl. (The first volume was released last November on Black Friday Record Store Day.) Last year, The Who released a deluxe “Quadrophenia” CD box set that featured the whole […]

Vinyl Schminyl Radio Best Of Mystery Tune 4-23-12


Later this week is our 2nd anniversary and all week long we will be featuring 5 Best Of Mystery Tunes of the 21 we have presented so far. Hope you enjoy them!! Please click the question mark to play. Vinyl Schminyl Radio was started in April of 2010. Originally it started out as a Monday […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Hand Springs” by The White Stripes


PLAY LOUD…that’s all you need to know!

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Air” from the Original Broadway Cast Recording of “Hair”


For Earth Day 2012, here’s a song that is as relevant today as it was back in 1968 when it made its debut in the Broadway musical “Hair.” Written by Gerome Ragni and James Rado on the lyrics and hipster musician Galt MacDermot on the music, “Hair” was originally billed as “The American Tribal Love-Rock […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Watch The Show” by M. Ward


He is the “Him” of She & Him along with Zooey Deschanel. He is also ¼ of the “super group” Monsters Of Folk along with Jim James of My Morning Jacket and Conor Oberst and Mike Mogis of Bright Eyes. Matthew Ward, or M. Ward as he’s better known, has been the epitome of laid-back Portlandia, very happy hanging […]

Vinyl Schminyl Radio Classic Deep Cut 4-20-12

Double fantasy stripped down

Our last song about “Time” this week is from John Lennon’s Stripped Down Double Fantasy album from a couple years back. It’s Cleanup Time. Enjoy! Following the birth of his son Sean in 1975, Lennon had put his career on hold to raise him. After five years of little musical activity aside from recording the […]


Dorf on Sports – 4/19/12


with Andy Dorf and Fred Wallin On this edition of Dorf on Sports, Fred and Andy talk about the upcoming NBA  playoffs, as well as the ongoing NHL playoffs. Most of the discussion focuses on the Blackhawks and Coyotes match up.  Several listeners chime in on various topics as well. To be part of the […]

Song of the Day by Eric Berman – “She’s A Great, Great Girl” by Roger Wolfe Kahn & His Orchestra with Jack Teagarden


Singer, trombonist, Jack Teagarden, came from a musical family. His mother taught piano, his father was an amateur trumpeter and his siblings were also professional musicians. “The Big T” sang like he played trombone very lyrically and infused with the blues. During the 1920s he collaborated with the cream of the Jazz crop including Bix […]

Vinyl Schminyl Radio Classic Deep Cut 4-19-12


Today’s song would have worked on last weeks theme of “last track:. This week our theme is about time and this one is by The Zombies.  Check it out. The Zombies are an English rock band, formed in 1961 in St Albans and led by Rod Argent, on piano and keyboards, and vocalist Colin Blunstone. […]


Song of the Day by Eric Berman – “Hang Loose” by Alabama Shakes


Sometimes I find I’m way to critical a listener of music. On face value, the Alabama Shakes’ debut album “Boys & Girls” is a fine old-school, STAX-inspired soul record with sturdy songs sung by newcomer powerhouse vocalist Brittany Howard. But here’s where the rub comes…when I hear a retro record like this that hawks back […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Ice Age” by Dr. John


Whether you know him as Mac Rebennack, “The Night Tripper” or Dr. John, he’s been responsible for healthy doses of New Orleans swamp, Gris Gris and funk for over 40 years…and on the strength of his latest record, The Doctor is most definitely IN! Over the last decade or two, Dr. John has been searching […]

Bears Release 2012 Schedule


The Bears will open with the Colts sans Peyton Manning. Will they have Andrew Luck? Four days later, Chicago heads up interstate 94 and 43 to face off against the Packers on a NFL network game. Here is the schedule, released today. 2012 BEARS REGULAR SEASON SCHEDULE      DATE                         OPPONENT                            TIME (CST)         NETWORK / RADIO […]

Vinyl Schminyl Radio Classic Deep Cut 4-17-12


The songs are talking about time this week and if you have a couple of minutes please listen to this Blue Eyed Soul one from the Doobie Brothers. Original incarnation Drummer John Hartman arrived in California in 1969 determined to meet Skip Spence of Moby Grape and join an aborted Grape reunion. Spence introduced Hartman […]