Vinyl Schminyl Radio Classic Deep Cut 9-10-13

pablo cruise

As summer comes to a broiling halt soon I am featuring a song today that I haven’t heard in years. It’s from Pablo Cruise..remember those guys? Well you will when you click in to hear today. Pablo Cruise began in San Francisco, in 1973, with former members of Stoneground (Cory Lerios on keyboards and vocals, […]

Vinyl Schminyl Radio Classic Deep Cut 9-9-13


We just celebrated Martin Luther King’s I Have A Dream speech. Today we will celebrate Paul Revere And The Raiders version of their speech. Initially based in Boise, Idaho, the Raiders began as an instrumental rock outfit led by organist Paul Revere (born Paul Revere Dick in Harvard, Nebraska, on January 7, 1938).[1] In his […]

Vinyl Schminyl Radio Classic Deep Cut 8-19-13

laura nyro

This week we feature the girls and one of the best one to start the week off with would be one of my favorites in Laura Nyro. Today”s song became a hit for another New Yorker so please give it a listen here. Nyro was born Laura Nigro in the Bronx, New York, the daughter […]

Vinyl Schminyl Radio Classic Deep Cut 7-30-13

jj cale

Today we remember JJ Cale who passed away a few days ago. Others put a lot a money into his pocket from songs he wrote but none more than this one. Give it a listen please by clicking the pic. Cale was born on December 5, 1938, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.[1] He was raised in […]

Vinyl Schminyl Radio Classic Deep Cut 7-17-13

corey monteith

Today we remember actor Corey Monteith who passed away a few days ago. The song we feature is one that has some symmetry with James Gandolfini who passed away last month. Take a listen and see how. In my opinion it is a really good version. Cory Allan Michael Monteith (May 11, 1982 – July 13, […]

Vinyl Schminyl Radio Classic Deep Cut 7-15-13


A request from my wife Cindy today. The sophomore single from Get The Knack. Have a great week. Singer Doug Fieger was a native of Oak Park, Michigan, a northern suburb of Detroit, Michigan, and grew up in the 9 Mile/Coolidge area. The brother of attorney Geoffrey Fieger, best known for representing Dr. Jack Kevorkian […]

Vinyl Schminyl Radio Classic Deep Cut 7-11-13

isley brothers

We have even another great cover tune for you today.It was done not long after the original version came out in 1970. It even ranked higher on the charts too.It’s by the Isley Brothers. Take a listen please. The Isley Brothers originally came from Cincinnati, Ohio and were originally raised at the city’s Lincoln Heights […]

Vinyl Schminyl Radio Mystery Tune 7-10-13

It’s been a few months since we had our last Mystery Tune. This one is a great cover of a great song. Most of you probably have not heard it but let’s change that right now!

Vinyl Schminyl Radio Classic Deep Cut 7-9-13

the nails

This is probably one of the coolest songs we have featured. If you haven”t heard it you should really give it a listen. It”s been going through my head for the last few days so I thought I would put it out there for you. It”s by The Nails…check it out please! The Nails moved […]

Vinyl Schminyl Radio Classic Deep Cut 7-8-13


We are back today with a cover of a “One Hit Wonder” originally released by the Castaways in 1965. Debbie Harry did it in the movie Married To The Mob. Give it a listen. Harry was born in Miami, Florida, and adopted by Catherine Harry and Richard Smith, gift shop proprietors in Hawthorne, New Jersey.[2] […]

Vinyl Schminyl Radio Classic Deep Cut 6-25-13


Well I’m a little tired after last nights Stanley Cup victory. When I finally went to bed all I could say was “That’s All”. Here is today’s classic deep cut by Genesis. Genesis are an English rock band that formed in 1967. The band consist of their three longest-tenured members – Tony Banks (keyboards) and […]

Vinyl Schminyl Radio Classic Deep Cut 6-14-13

blues magoos

Been wanting to do this one for a long time..a great one from 1966 by The Blues Magoos. Happy Friday all!! The band was formed in 1964 as “The Trenchcoats”. The original members were Emil “Peppy” Thielhelm aka “Peppy” Castro (vocals and guitar), Dennis LePore (lead guitar), Ralph Scala (organ and vocals), Ron Gilbert (bass) […]

Vinyl Schminyl Radio Classic Deep Cut 6-13-13

tears 4

A song about control?? Maybe yes, maybe figure it out. It’s Tears For Fears today. Tears for Fears are an English New Wave band formed in 1981 by Roland Orzabal and Curt Smith. Founded after the dissolution of their first band, the mod-influenced Graduate, they were initially associated with the new wave synthesizer bands […]

Vinyl Schminyl Radio Classic Deep Cut 6-11-13


I am in the mood for a nice cold drink this morning. How about Green River? It’s our Classic Deep Cut today from CCR. Creedence Clearwater Revival (sometimes shortened to Creedence or CCR) was an American rock band that gained popularity in the late 1960s and early 1970s. The band consisted of lead vocalist, lead […]

Vinyl Schminyl Radio Classic Deep Cut 6-7-13

new radicals

If the Rolling Stones can bring on guests why can”t I? Today we have a longtime Chicago newsman, an Illini Media Hall of Famer, a blogger, now a TV host and a friend I have known for more years than I care to think friend Charlie Meyerson. He has a great song for us […]