1966, Steve Marriott of The Small Faces collapsed while performing on UK TV show Ready Steady Go! The group were forced to cancel the following week's gigs. 1966, Big Brother & the Holding Company perform with their new lead singer, Janis Joplin, for the first time. 1967, In Woodstock, N.Y., Bob Dylan and the Band begin to record what will become known as The Basement … [Read more...] about Today in Rock History – June 10
It’s the wham of Sam, from the musical Bye Bye Birdie. Without Sammy Davis Jr., there wouldn't have been a James Brown or Prince. He was clearly the most talented of the Rat Pack by a mile...could sing circles around Frank and Dino...and had the moves and comedic talents to make him the total entertainment package. He was in a word, a dynamo! Davis was born into a family … [Read more...] about Song Of The Day – “A Lot Of Livin’ To Do” by Sammy Davis, Jr.
You may listen and say "wait a minute Uncle Marty, didn't we just hear Take songs last week on The 3D RadioActivity?" Yes, radio listeners you did, and on this episode we are playing songs that we didn't have enough time to play on our regular get-togethers! Every program I search out the best or quirkiest tracks to use. For instance, we heard 25 songs recently that … [Read more...] about Thanksgiving Week Leftovers on The 3D RadioActivity