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 […]

The Jukebox Series #93 – Jim Stafford: “Wildwood Weed” b/w “The Last Chant”– MGM M-14737

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The Jukebox Series #93 – Jim Stafford: “Wildwood Weed” b/w “The Last Chant”– MGM M-14737 Welcome back my friends, to the series that never ends… Jim Stafford is an accomplished singer, songwriter, hit maker, comedian and all around good-time, good ol’ boy Branson, Missouri entertainer. He got his start playing in a high school band […]

Today in Rock History – March 22nd

1965, Bringing It All Back Home, Bob Dylan’s fifth studio album was released. The album reached No.6 on Billboard’s Pop Albums chart, the first of Dylan’s LPs to break into the US top 10, and it also topped the UK charts later that Spring. The lead-off track, Subterranean Homesick Blues, became Dylan’s first single to chart […]

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 […]

Today in Rock History – March 5th

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1965, The Rolling Stones kicked off their fifth UK tour at The Regal Theatre, Edmonton, London. A 14-date package tour with The Hollies, The Konrads and Dave Berry and the Cruisers. 1966, Herb Alpert And The Tijuana Brass went to No.1 on the album chart with Going Places. 1966, Staff Sergeant Barry Sadler started a five […]

Re-Pete’ing Seeger in 3D

Re-Pete'ing Seeger in 3D

This time on The 3D RadioActivity, we are paying a tribute to Pete Seeger, a member of what is termed the greatest generation, one of the people who lived through the great depression of the 1920′s, went to battle in World War Two and then came home to build America to the standards which we […]

Cow People in 3D

This is The 3D RadioActivity, and  we are playing songs about a particular musical  genre, so you can hear it all here. A cowboy is an animal herder who tends these critters on the range, traditionally on horseback, and often performs a multitude of other related tasks.  In addition, some work for, or participate in […]

Today in Rock History – February 1st

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1964, The Beatles started a seven week run at No.1 on the US singles chart with “I Want To Hold Your Hand,” the first US No.1 by a UK act since The Tornadoes “Telstar” in 1962 and the first of three consecutive No.1′s from the group. 1964, Peter, Paul & Mary performed at the Civic […]

3D ~ Boys/Girls, Men/Women, Brother/Sisters…

The American Psychological Association states that Women and men aren’t as different as you might think: A review of dozens of studies found that men and women are basically alike when it comes to personality, thinking ability and leadership.  Scientific American asked women and men “friends” what they really think—and got very different answers.  Our […]

Today in Rock History – January 10th

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1964, The first US Beatles album, ‘Introducing The Beatles’, was released on Vee-Jay records. The album cover showed John, Paul and George with their now famous “mop top” haircuts, but Ringo had yet to convert. Vee-Jay would be forced to stop selling the disc by the end of the year because of legal complications, but […]

The 3D SantaClausmas Extravaganza!

This time on  The 3D RadioActivity, we are getting seasonal and you probably have guessed that we are having what I will call our SantaClausmas Extravaganza! It’s a pretty fast hour of music, with plenty of presents to go around the turntable. I want to thank all of you who send email or message me […]

Today in Rock History – December 19th

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1964, The Beatles fourth album ‘Beatles For Sale’ started a seven-week run at No.1 on the UK album charts. Recorded when Beatlemania was just at its peak ‘Beatles for Sale’ was The Beatles’ fourth album in just 21 months. 1964, The Supremes scored their third No.1 single of the year when ‘Come See About Me,’ […]

Today in Rock History – December 18th

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1965, U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Barry Sadler records “Ballad of the Green Berets.” 1965, The Beatles are No. 1 in the British singles chart with “Day Tripper.” 1966, Tara Browne was killed when driving at high speed in his Lotus Elan after it collided with a parked lorry in South Kensington, London. A close friend […]

Dangerous Music Ahead on The 3D RadioActivity

This is The 3D RadioActivity, and its’ time for songs about  hazard, a  portending image of peril, or an implication of harm that one may encounter.  The general word for liability to injury, either near at hand and certain, or remote and doubtful: to be vulnerable of being killed.  a menace that suggests something that […]