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

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Where do you go after you’ve taken on an assumed name (“The Night Tripper”) and released four of the funkiest, trippiest, psychedelic, voodoo-inspired albums in all of music history? If you’re Dr. John, you go straight back home!  “I decided I’d had enough of the mighty-coo-de-fiyo hoodoo show, so I dumped the Gris-Gris routine we […]

Home Improvement USA – 2/1/13

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with Dave Rusch and Steve Leventhal Mark Cannella from Pro Energy Consultants talks A/C efficiency in the home. Zecom Radio’s Marty Ziven discusses in-home, online, and mobile entertainment updates and advances. Author/Energy Expert Harry Braun educates us on “Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion” plants, stating they can replace fossil and nuclear fuels in a renewable, non-polluting way.

Vinyl Schminyl Radio Classic Deep Cut 1-31-13

Against the wind

Our Classic Deep Cut today comes from Bob Seger from his only number 1 album Against The Wind. Please give it a listen. Robert Clark “Bob” Seger (born May 6, 1945) is an American rock and roll singer-songwriter, guitarist and pianist. As a locally successful Detroit-area artist, he performed and recorded as Bob Seger and […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Rhapsody In Blue” by Paul Whiteman & His Orchestra

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Paul Whiteman was one of the biggest selling artists of the 1920s, and led one of the best-loved sweet bands of all time. Sweet bands were society or café orchestras. They played music for listening and as a background for dining and conversing, as opposed to swing bands whose music was the main attraction and […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Under Heavy Manners” by Robert Fripp with David Byrne

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After the demise of King Crimson in 1974, Robert Fripp spent several years laying low before entering a period of high activity from 1977-1980, resulting in some of his most interesting collaborations. Starting in 1977, Fripp joined Brian Eno in Germany to add guitar parts to David Bowie’s “Heroes.”  This was followed by Fripp’s production […]

Vinyl Schminyl Radio Classic Deep Cut 1-29-13

The firm

One of the first Supergroups today…Even if Jimmy Page was the only one in The Firm it would be a supergroup. Let’s give a listen to one of their more familiar songs Radioactive. The Firm were a British rock supergroup comprising former Free and Bad Company singer Paul Rodgers, Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page, and […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde” by The Who

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Psychedelic Ox from an album reviled by the band, but truly loved by fans. Today’s Song Of The Day was originally a 1968 B-side written by Who bassist John Entwistle.  The song ended up on the album “Magic Bus: The Who On Tour”, which contrary to its title was not a live recording, but a […]

Western (Swing) Music on The Award Winning 3D RadioActivity

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Last week on Your Award Winning 3D RadioActivity we played Country music, and the natural followup this time is Western, and you know that we will have to get in some great swing music from that region too.  Western music celebrates the life of the cowboy on the open ranges and prairies of North America, […]

Vinyl Schminyl Radio Classic Deep Cut 1-28-13

The doors

Today’s cut is the first song from the first album released on the first day of 1967 by the Doors..It’s a great one! The Doors is the debut album by the American rock band The Doors, recorded in August 1966 and released in January 1967. It was originally released in different stereo and mono mixes. […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Harlem Hendoo” by Al Hirt

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Time was running out. By 1968, the gravy train that artists like Al Hirt and Herb Alpert had ridden to fame on, was about to make a stop. Sure, Alpert would score his last huge hit, the #1 Bacharach and David gem “This Guy’s In Love With You” in 1968, but shortly after that, even […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Lady Madonna” by Fats Domino

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Reprise Records was one of the labels to be on in the 1960s. What started out as the house that Frank Sinatra built, chock full of releases by his cronies like Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr., turned into Mo’s home when Sinatra sold the label to Warner Brothers in 1963, and Mo Ostin began […]

Country Music on The Award Winning 3D RadioActivity

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I’m Uncle Marty, and and on this episode of The Award Winning 3D RadioActivity, we are going back to the country.  What can I say about Country Music that hasn’t been said?  Music inspired by am imagined jam session between bluegrass legend Bill Monroe and jazz legend Charlie Parker.  Songs from 1001 album you must […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Spin” by Kelan Philip Cohran & The Hypnotic Brass Ensemble

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If you love tuba solos, they’re here. How about exotic string instruments like zithers and kalimbas? Check, they’re in abundance. Funky, funky brass? Present and duly accounted for. Exciting music like you’ve never heard before? Look no further than the welcome return of Kelan Philip Cohran and his latest group, The Hypnotic Brass Ensemble. Cohran […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Company In My Back” (Live Version from Kicking Television) by Wilco

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Live albums. They are the most maligned recordings by critics, yet the fans just love them. You don’t believe me? Ask Peter Frampton, The Allman Brothers, Led Zeppelin, Yes, Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Rolling Stones, David Bowie, Neil Young, Neil Diamond, Little Feat, The Who, Lou Reed, Cheap Trick and Kiss to name a few, who […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “That Look You Gave That Guy” by Eels

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Eels are capable of bone-chilling, howlin’-at-the-moon, terrifyin’ rock and roll, and when they are in that mode, they are at their very best. But Eels also have a tender side too, as exemplified by this superb ballad from the 2009 album “Hombre Lobo: 12 Songs Of Desire.” For those that don’t already know, Eels are […]