Song Of The Day - "Party Doll" by Buddy Knox Buddy Holly wasn't the only rockabilly artist to come out of Texas in the late '50s. Buddy Knox and his Rhythm Orchids featuring Jimmy Bowen on bass also sprang forth from the Lone Star State with this classic in 1957. Like Holly, Knox also wrote his own material...and like Holly, Knox's early … [Read more...] about Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – "Party Doll" by Buddy Knox
I'm Uncle Marty, as The 3D RadioActivity turns to chapter 565 by taking another listen and look at the company who produced and released discs to become regarded as "America's greatest blues label". It was named after founders Leonard and Phil Chess, two Jewish brothers from Poland, whose keen ear and tastes put many legends in the spotlight. Let's check our glucose levels with … [Read more...] about Chess Pieces
The Thanksgiving Trifecta! Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – Thanksgiving Special #1 - "Alice's Restaurant Massacree" by Arlo Guthrie It wouldn't be Thanksgiving without Arlo's classic 1967 shaggy dog story of a bunch of hippies doin' their best to lend a hand to a friend by disposing some garbage on Thanksgiving. It's a true story about a true Alice...in fact; my Aunt's … [Read more...] about Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – The Thanksgiving Trifecta!
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 down in Winter Haven, Florida called The … [Read more...] about The Jukebox Series #93 – Jim Stafford: “Wildwood Weed” b/w “The Last Chant”– MGM M-14737
I'm everyone's Uncle Marty, with program # 561 of The 3D RadioActivity, as we take another in depth look at songs from STAX Studios. Heavily influenced by their team of producers, writers and musicians, sessions had no time limits, as all artists were free to make contributions and suggestions. Ideas moved openly between the control room and the soundstage as head arrangements … [Read more...] about STAX Studio Wax