Today in Rock History – July 5th

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1964, The Irish band Them, featuring Van Morrison, record “Gloria.” 1965, The Four Tops record their No. 5 hit “It’s the Same Old Song.” Ironically, it sounds just like their No. 1 “I Can’t Help Myself.” 1965, Marty Balin and Paul Kantner formed a Folk-Rock group that would evolve into the Jefferson Airplane, the premier […]

A Show Called Bob

I’m Uncle Marty, this is The 3D RadioActivity, and as I was listening to a Terri Gross NPR interview with a woman from Hibbing Minnesota who pointed out that their greatest export wasn’t iron ore, it was Bob Dylan. That hatched the idea to do a show called “Bob” which is what we are doing […]

Shades of Dad

Shades of Dad

This time, we pay tribute to all the Daddys out there for Father’s day.  I’m Uncle Marty, this is  The 3D RadioActivity.  A dad is a male parent who has raised a child in most cases.  Traditionally, fathers act in a protective, supportive and responsible way towards their children. Involved men offer developmentally specific provisions […]

You Don’t Know Jack

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Jack can be a given male name, a device like an electrical or phone connector, a tool used to lift heavy objects, the lowest face card in a deck of 52, a 1996 film starring Robin Williams, the United Kingdom national flag, a male donkey, a number of different species of fish, or trees, an […]

Cinco 3D Mayo

I’m Uncle Marty, this is  The Award Winning 3D RadioActivity , and once again we honor of Cinco De Mayo, which means that we are heading south of the border, and across the pond for a taste of music with a Latin, Mexican and Spanish twist in order to compel you to get up and […]

Oscar Winners in 3D

This time The 3D RadioActivity plays the best in music that got it’s fame from the movies.The Academy Awards is an annual American ceremony honoring recognition of achievements in the film industry.  Winners are awarded the statuette, officially the Academy Award of Merit, that is much better known by its nickname Oscar.  First presented in […]

The Gospel According to Uncle Marty – The Book Of Awards

You might think this music is spiritual and you would be correct. Call it soul, inspirational, traditional, public domain, sacred, christian, religious, divine, holy, nonsecular, ecclesiastical, faith-based, consecrated, hallowed, choir, sacrosanct, devotional or whatever you wish, because every song on the show in these areas has won accolades on the Dove, GMA and Grammy recognition […]

The Kennedy Center Honors in 3D

There have been 178 recipients during the Kennedy Center Honor’s first 34 years. This time on The 3D RadioActivity, we are playing the original songs from the performers that were covered by other artists in this yearly tribute. They have been presented annually since 1978 in Washington, D.C., during a weekend-long party that culminates in […]

The 3D Radio Country Music Awards

A is for April, and A is for Accolades. I’m Uncle Marty, this is The Nationally Recognized 3D RadioActivity, and this week we are focusing on music that was number one on the country charts, all from The Country Music Association’s best, as we feature Award winning music for you all month. Next week we […]

3D Radio says Nite Nite

I’m Uncle Marty, this is The 3D RadioActivity, and on this episode we are musically saying nite-nite with songs that intentionally use the alphabet just a bit differently. So far on this turntable tangent, we have done Day, Night, Says and Tonight, with the grammatically accurate spelling N I G H T. I went through […]

Th*3D Tonight Show

The Tonight Show is an American late-night television talk show that has aired on NBC since 1954. Currently recorded in New York City, it is the longest recurring, regularly scheduled entertainment program in the United States and the third-longest after Meet the Press and Today.  It has been hosted by Steve Allen (1954–57), Jack Paar […]

3D Radio Presents 14 Days of Quality Music

Google the word Days, and you will recieve About 1 billion, 40 million results, because “Day” is the 98th most common word in English according to AskOxford.com.  Other interesting facts include: Any number of days may end at midnight, or closing time, when that is earlier; There are about 365.2422 solar days in one mean […]

A Little Night Music in 3D

Night is often associated with danger and evil, because of the psychological connection of  all-encompassing murkiness to the fear of the unknown and the obstruction of a major perceptive system, namely the of sense sight.  It is naturally associated with vulnerability and the peril of human physical survival. Criminals, animals, and potential risk can be […]

All Day Music in 3D

3D All Day Music

I’m Uncle Marty, this is The 3D RadioActivity, and we are going to focus on a building block of time.  In common usage, it is an interval equal to 24 hours.  It also can mean the consecutive period during which the Sun is above the horizon of a location, also known as daytime. The length […]

3D Radioactive Olympic Medals

This is The 3D RadioActivity, and it’s time to find some gold, silver and bronze tunes as we commemorate the event. The symbol of the Olympic Games is composed of five interlocking circles, colored blue, yellow, black, green, and red on a white field, known as the “Olympic Rings”. They are not to be confused […]