Today Carole King receives the very exclusive Gershwin Prize. This is a song from her mega album Tapestry. Great tune to start the day with. One fine day in 1957, a 15-year-old named Carol Klein got off the express train from Brooklyn to Manhattan with schoolbooks under one arm and sheet music under the other. [...]
Today we remember Ray Manzarek from The Doors who passed away yesterday. One of the more prominent songs he was featured on. Also listen to his own words today talking about Jim Morrison. Steve Leventhal from Internet FM and Acid Flashback interviewed Ray in 1994. Manzarek was of Polish descent, born and raised on the [...]
Come join is for the first song of our 4th year of the podcast. It’s one I’ve wanted to feature for a while now. It’s from Mellencamp’s Lonesome Jubilee album. John Mellencamp, also known as John Cougar Mellencamp (born October 7, 1951) is an American rock singer-songwriter, musician, painter and occasional actor known for his [...]
HAPPY ANNIVERSARY!!Today is our third and why wait until Sunday for a Radio Hour? We have one today. Enjoy and thanks for all your support!!
This is the song the ends our third year before we start our 4th tomorrow. It’s the first (of many) top 10 hit for Huey Lewis and The News. Great lead, great harmonies, great message…Great song!! n 1972, singer/harmonica player Huey Lewis and keyboardist Sean Hopper joined the Bay Area jazz-funk band Clover. Clover recorded [...]
As we approach our third anniversary tomorrow I thought I would actually create a blog explaining Why I Started Vinyl Schminyl Radio. Enjoy.
We are remembering Richie Havens, who passed away the other day at the age of 72. A beautiful version of a Bob Dylan tune to start and maybe finish your day. Click the pic to hear. At age 20, Havens left Brooklyn, seeking artistic stimulation in Greenwich Village. “I saw the Village as a place [...]