Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Concrete And Clay” by Unit 4 + 2

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Today’s Song Of The Day is a somewhat forgotten British Invasion classic from 1965, featuring future members of The Kinks and Argent amongst its band members. Unit 4 was a British harmony vocal group that was started in the early 1960s by Brian Parker who was a member of British star, Adam Faith’s backing band […]

Song Of The Day – “Heaven On Their Minds” from “Jesus Christ Superstar”

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With Passover and Easter this week, today’s Song Of The Day reaches for the Bible. I’m not a big fan of Andrew Lloyd Webber…you can keep Cats, Phantom and Evita…or the Bible for that matter, but in the words of this musical: “Hey J.C., You’re alright by me.” Andrew Lloyd Webber (music) and Tim Rice […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “99 Revolutions” by Green Day – Chicago Concert Review

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Can an artist who has been charged with being a party animal for an arena full of people still be the life of the party after coming off a stint in rehab? That question was answered this evening when Green Day took the stage for their rescheduled 99 Revolutions Tour supporting three recent album releases […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Kill Your Sons” by Lou Reed

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After the huge success of the Transformer album and its top-twenty single “Walk On The Wild Side,” Lou Reed delivered his most beautifully disturbing album as a follow up. The concept album, Berlin was considered at the time to be a depressing mess, and it was not exactly what fans expected or wanted from their […]

Home Improvement USA – 3/29/13

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with David Rusch and Steve Leventhal Julianne Koenig discusses the new Jon-E-Vac toilet ventilation system. Mark Donovan from HomeAdditionPlus.com gives advice on a wide variety of home improvement problems. Also, Gymsource’s Product Manager Norm Morrison talks about the differences in home workout equipment.  Lastly, Steve and Dave offer tips on home security and burglary prevention. […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “At The Hop” by Danny & The Juniors

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Three groups…three decades… three stories…one song! 1950s: Philadelphia school friends Danny Rapp, Dave White, Frank Maffei and Joe Terranova formed a group called The Juvenairs in 1957.  They were discovered at a Record Hop by John Madara who changed their name to Danny & The Juniors and introduced them to local record label owner Artie […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “That’s Rock ‘n Roll” by Eric Carmen

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Eric Carmen was one of the prime purveyors of 1970s power pop with his group Raspberries and their hits “Go All The Way,” “I Wanna Be With You,” “Let’s Pretend” and “Overnight Sensation (Hit Record).” With the breakup of Raspberries in 1975, producer Jimmy Ienner brought Carmen to the fledgling Arista record label where, under […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “When My Man Comes Home” by Brittany Howard and Ruby Amanfu

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Yesterday I wrote about a single from Jack White’s Third Man Record label by Gibby Haynes of The Butthole Surfers. The record was a recent release in Third Man’s “Blue Series” of 45rpm releases. Over the past few years, Third Man has released interesting one-off singles by the likes of Beck, Tom Jones, Stephen Colbert, […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Paul’s Not Home” by Gibby Haynes (with Jack White)

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Today’s Song Of The Day hails from a Third Man Records’ “Blue Series” single released by Jack White, who also plays guitar and sings on all three tracks. Gibby Haynes is the ex-captain of the Trinity University basketball team and ex-accountant who went on to be a founding member (along with Paul Leary) of Texas’ […]

Lending a hand to Palm Sunday On The 3D RadioActivity

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I’m Uncle Marty, this is The Award Winning 3D RadioActivity, as Sean and I go through the musical trenches with digital hand to hand fun, because on this episode we are playing songs for a specific body part in to our all hands on deck selections by Lending a hand to Palm Sunday. Check us […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Ballad Of Billy The Kid” (Live from C.W. Post College, 1977) by Billy Joel

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Absence makes the heart grow fonder. Things change… and so do opinions. Several years ago I thought that my days listening to Billy Joel were over. It had been many years since he released a record, and even many more since he released a really good record. I mistakenly passed on the Billy Joel/Elton John […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Brand New Key” by Melanie

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When Melanie’s released her biggest hit back in 1972, roller skating and roller rinks were all the rage in my eleven year old age group, and “Brand New Key” was speaking our language. Having an older sister, I had been exposed to Melanie’s music since 1970 and her single with The Edwin Hawkins Singers, “Lay […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Midnight At The Oasis” by Maria Muldaur

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You either loved it…or you completely loathed it, but there’s no doubt that if you were around in 1974, you could not avoid Maria Muldaur’s “Midnight At The Oasis.” Today’s Song Of The Day was released on Muldaur’s eponymously titled first solo album which soared all the way to the #3 position on the Billboard […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Love On A Two Way Street” by Boz Scaggs

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Boz Scaggs has led a dual career over the years. On one hand, he’s been a master bluesman who cut his teeth recording with the likes of Steve Miller and Duane Allman, and then there’s the silky-smooth soul man who became a platinum- plated superstar during the late ‘70s. Fortunately for his fans, both sides […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “18th Avenue” by Cat Stevens

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By 1972, not everything was moon shadows and peace trains for Cat Stevens. The bloom was off of the rose and his unease with stardom and the state of the world began to overpower his songs. Such was the world inhabited by Cat Stevens’ fourth album, Catch Bull At Four. It was a far more […]