Today in Rock History – April 22nd

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1965, The Beatles were at No.1 on the UK singles chart with ‘Ticket To Ride.’ Taken from the film Help! it was the group’s seventh UK No.1. 1966, “Wild Thing” by The Troggs (who were originally called The Troglodytes) was released in the U.S. on both the Atco and Fontana labels. The song went on […]

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

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Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Heaven On Their Minds” from “Jesus Christ Superstar” 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 […]

Today in Rock History – April 15th

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1966, Buffalo Springfield made their live debut when they opened for The Byrds at a concert in San Bernardino, California. 1967, Jimi Hendrix, The Walker Brothers, Cat Stevens and Engelbert Humperdink all appeared at the The Odeon, Blackpool, England. 1967, Nancy Sinatra and Frank Sinatra started a four week run at No.1 on the singles […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Slow Down, Love” by Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings

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Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Slow Down, Love” by Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings I got dap dipped several years ago. What’s that? You say you don’t know what it is to be dap dipped? Well, I’ll tell you… The moment you first lay your lucky ears onto the retro-soul sound of […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – The Jukebox Series #98 – Sly & The Family Stone: “Hot Fun In The Summertime” b/w “Fun” – Epic 5-10497

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Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – The Jukebox Series #98 – Sly & The Family Stone: “Hot Fun In The Summertime” b/w “Fun” – Epic 5-10497 It doesn’t matter what time of year you hear today’s jukebox classic, it still has the power to put you back into the long hot days of […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – The Jukebox Series #97 – America: “I Need You” b/w “Riverside” – Warner Bros. 7580

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Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – The Jukebox Series #97 – America: “I Need You” b/w “Riverside” – Warner Bros. 7580 Like most of my contemporaries, the first time I heard the group America it was from their chart-topping single “A Horse With No Name” as it came pouring out of the AM […]

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 […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – The Jukebox Series #96 – Oliver: “Good Morning Starshine” b/w “Jean” – CEMA/American Pie 9057

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Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – The Jukebox Series #96 – Oliver: “Good Morning Starshine” b/w “Jean” – CEMA/American Pie 9057 North Carolina born William Oliver Swofford got his start in the band The Good Earth when he traded under the name Bill Swofford. But it wasn’t until 1968 when he teamed up […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – The Jukebox Series #95 – Len Barry: “1-2-3” b/w “Bullseye” – Decca 31827

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Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – The Jukebox Series #95 – Len Barry: “1-2-3” b/w “Bullseye” – Decca 31827 Not only was today’s song in my jukebox, but it also held a coveted slot in the jukebox of John Lennon as well. After singing during his military career for a few years, Leonard […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – The Jukebox Series #94 – The Crystals: “He’s A Rebel” b/w “He Hit Me (And It Felt Like A Kiss)” – Collectables/Philles Records COL 3200

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Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – The Jukebox Series #94 – The Crystals: “He’s A Rebel” b/w “He Hit Me (And It Felt Like A Kiss)” – Collectables/Philles Records COL 3200 They had a string of hits in the early ‘60s written and produced by the best of what The Brill Building had […]

Today in Rock History – March 27th

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1966, The Who appeared at the Central Pier, Morecambe, Lancashire. 1967, Fats Domino played his first ever UK date at London’s Saville Theatre, supported by The Bee Gees and Gerry And The Pacemakers. 1967, John Lennon and Paul McCartney were awarded the prestigious Ivor Novello award for”Michelle,” the most performed song in the UK in […]

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 […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Waters Of March” by Art Garfunkel

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Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Waters Of March” by Art Garfunkel Art Garfunkel certainly missed his calling during his post Simon & Garfunkel solo career. If ever an artist was better suited to cut a Bossa Nova album, it was Art Garfunkel who possesses a gentle, smooth voice and impressive octave range […]

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 […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – The Jukebox Series #90 – Labelle: “Lady Marmalade” b/w “Space Children”– Epic 8-50048

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Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – The Jukebox Series #90 – Labelle: “Lady Marmalade” b/w “Space Children”– Epic 8-50048 Welcome back my friends, to the series that never ends… “Voulez-vous coucher avec moi, ce soir?” With that one line from today’s jukebox classic, American music fans were introduced to a certain creole lady […]