Sunday, September 12, 2021

Catching A Wave 09-13-21


Hold on for a wild surf this hour on Catching A Wave!  Beth Riley has a deep track of The Beach Boys in her Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break.  Plus, Mike Love talks about another family group influence on The Beach Boys...The Everly Brothers...in our Green Room segment (RIP Don Everly...Feb. 1, 1937-Aug. 21, 2021) AND we spin another track from The Beach Boys Feel Flows box set later too.  Of course we also drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox to hear our selection of the week and we also spin tunes from The Jagaloons, Surfer Joe, Trevor Lake, Introducers, Los Straitjackets, 12AX7, Underwater Bosses, The Cramps, King Of Hawaii, The Surfaris, Marmalade Wake, Black Valley Moon, La Luz, Messer Chups, The Metalunas and The Cosmic Wrays!!

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Intro music bed: "Catch A Wave"- The Beach Boys

The Jagaloons- "Journey To The Stars"
The Cramps- "Peter Gunn"
King Of Hawaii- "Man O' War"
The Cosmic Wrays- "Ellen Barkin Across The 8th Dimension"
La Luz- "Watching Cartoons"
Black Valley Moon- "John Ashley's Eye"
Marmalade Wake- "Concrete Cruiser"
The Surfaris- "Wipe Out" (live)

Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break-
The Beach Boys- "San Miguel"
Follow "Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break" HERE

The Metalunas- "Tarzan"
Surfer Joe- "Deep"
Underwater Bosses- "Surftacular"
12AX7- "Mr. Lincoln Fell Down His Stairs"

Green Room segment:
Mike Love on The Everly Bros influence
The Beach Boys- "Devoted To You" (Take 3/ Session 3)

Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week:
Duane Eddy- "The Wild Westerner"

Introducers- "Surf Feva"
The Beach Boys- "This Whole World" (Alternate Ending)
Trevor Lake- "Go Go Ferrari"
Los Straitjackets- "Brooklyn Slide"
Messer Chups- "Mini Skirt"

Outro Music Bed:  The Beach Boys- "Carl's Big Chance"





Sunday, September 5, 2021

Catching A Wave 09-06-21

 

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There's still a couple of weeks of Summer left...but then again it's Summer all year long here on Catching A Wave!  We've got another great Wheel Of Fun, Fun, Fun segment with covers of The Beach Boys by The Astronauts, Di Maggio Connection and The Anderson Council.  Speaking of The Beach Boys, Beth Riley has a track you'll love in her Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break.  We'll drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox to hear our selection of the week and we've got tunes from The Tourmaliners, Greg Townson, The Hang Ten Gallon Hats, Duane Eddy, Brian Setzer, Dick Dale, Lords Of Atlantis, Midnight Oil, Brian Wilson, Jim & The Sea Dragons, The Breakers, Captain Rico & The Ghost Band and The Grip Weeds!!

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Intro music bed: "Catch A Wave"- The Beach Boys

Greg Townson- "Goin' Wild"
Brian Setzer- "Smash Up On Highway One"
The Grip Weeds- "Vibrations"
Lords Of Atlantis- "Long Live The King"
Dick Dale- "Sloop John B"
Midnight Oil- "Wedding Cake Island"
Captain Rico & The Ghost Band- "Running In The Wind"
The Breakers- "Ocean Of Fire"

Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break-
The Beach Boys- "Roller Skating Child'"
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Duane Eddy- "Popeye (The Hitchhiker)
Brian Wilson- "Desert Drive"
Jim & The Sea Dragons- "City Under The Sea"

Wheel Of Fun, Fun, Fun:
The Astronauts- "Surfin' USA"
Di Maggio Connection- "Don't Worry Baby"
The Anderson Council- "Girl Don't Tell Me"

Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week:
The Lively Ones- "Surf Rider"

The Hang Ten Gallon Hats- "Giddy Up Surfboard"
The Tourmaliners- "Stolen Dance"

Outro Music Bed:  Eddie Angel- "Mustang"







Sunday, August 29, 2021

Catching A Wave 08-30-21

 


No shortage of hot new and classic tunes as we hear tracks from Blackball Bandits, Lord Huron, Bob Irwin & The Pluto Walkers, The Tremolo Beer Gut, The Surf Raiders, Darrel Higham, Mike Brookfield, Green Reflectors, The Mellows, B. Christopher Band and more!!  We get real GONE with a trio of songs with "gone" in the title from McKinley James, The Surfaris and The Explorers Club.  We also have 2 songs with a unique connection from Bruce Johnston and The Centurians, we'll drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox plus Beth Riley has another great rocker from The Beach Boys in her Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break!  

Hear episode HERE:

Intro music bed: "Catch A Wave"- The Beach Boys

Blackball Bandits- The Cursed Island
The B. Christopher Band- "Our Pet's Heads Are Falling Off" (includes snippet from Dumb & Dumber)
Lord Huron- "Mine Forever"
Mike Brookfield- "Hey Kiddo!"
Green Reflectors- "Cat Burglar Cut Up"

"Gone" theme:
The Surfaris- "Gone, Gone, Gone"
McKinley James- "Clear Skies (Since You've Been Gone)"
The Explorers Club- "Before I'm Gone"

Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break-
The Beach Boys- "Goin' On'"
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The Surf Raiders- "Bangalore"

Same album name, release year, record label and cover:
The Centurians- "Intoxica"
The Bruce Johnston Surfing Band- "Last Night"

Darrel Higham- "In Summer"

Two-nami:
Davie Allan & The Arrows with Dick Dale- "Surf Trek"
Keith Moon with Dick Dale- "Teenage Idol"

Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week:
Stevie Wonder- "Happy Street"

Bob Irwin & The Pluto Walkers- "Man From U.N.C.L.E."
The Tremolo Beer Gut- "Barfield's Gambit"
The Mellows- "I'd Follow You"

Outro Music Bed: Eddie Angel- "Deuce's Wild"














Sunday, August 22, 2021

Catching A Wave 08-23-21

 


On this week's Catching A Wave, we hear a trio of tunes from bands with a word repeated in their band name (Go-Go's, The Yum Yum's and Papa Doo Run Run), Beth Riley has a deep track from The Beach Boys in her Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break, we hear a snippet of an interview with author Joel Selvin in our Green Room segment and we drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox to hear our selection of the week!  Plus, we spin tunes from The Atlantics, Bamboogie Injections, Sant Anna Bay Coconuts, Lost Acapulco, Insect Surfers, The Wet Ones, Twang Inspectors, The Surf Hermits, The Routes, The Frogenstein, The Anglers and The Eyeberries!

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Intro music bed: "Catch A Wave"- The Beach Boys

The Eyeberries- "Searching For A Place To Hide"
The Frogenstein- "In Reverb We Trust"
The Atlantics- "Islands In The Surf"
Bamboogie Injections- "The King Of The Stomp"
The Anglers- "Pitchin' The Jig"

Trio of bands with word repeated in band name:
Papa Doo Run Run- "Summertime Summer Nights"
The Yum Yums- "Summertime Pop"
Go-Go's- "Beatnik Beach"

Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break-
The Beach Boys- "Busy Doin' Nothin'"
Follow "Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break" HERE

The Routes- "Guitar Weirdo"
The Wet Ones- "Jungle Jim"
Twang Inspectors- "Something With Shark Innit"
Sant Anna Coconuts- "The Devil's Gun"

Green Room segment:
Joel Selvin on East Coast Doo-Wop on West Coast bands
Full interview HERE
The Beach Boys- "Ruby Baby" (Take 2/ Session 2)

Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week:
Chubby Checker- "Surf Party"

The Surf Hermits- "Trench Run"
Lost Acapulco- "Phantom Tide"
Insect Surfers- "Stingray"

Outro Music Bed: Eddie Angel- "Mustang"






Sunday, August 15, 2021

Catching A Wave 08-16-21

 


We remember Elvis who passed away August 16th, 1977 with a track from the King (from Blue Hawaii celebrating it's 60th anniversary), Johnny Ramone with Danny B. Harvey & Slim Jim Phantom (with a rockin' instrumental) and Dean Z (with a cover of a tune originally heard from Fun In Acapulco).  We also spin the Wheel Of Fun, Fun, Fun to hear some great covers of The Beach Boys by The Grip Weeds (from the new Jem Records tribute to Brian Wilson), The Martian Denny Orchestra and Jan & Dean.  Beth Riley has a great deep track of The Beach Boys in her Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break and we'll drop a quarter in the Jammin' James Jukebox to hear our selection of the week.  Plus, we've got rockers from Didi Wray (covering Blondie), The Halibuts, The Coffin Daggers, Los Blue Marinos, The Charades, Girl Over Planet, The Metalunas, The Guantanamos, Trevor Lake and The Trashmen!!

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Intro music bed: "Catch A Wave"- The Beach Boys

The Halibuts- "Mr. Mysterioso"
The Coffin Daggers- "Black Sand Beach"
Didi Wray- "Sunday Girl"
The Trashmen- "Keep A Knockin'"
Trevor Lake- "At The Beach"

Elvis tribute:
Elvis Presley- "Slicin' Sand" (takes 5, 6, 7)
Johnny Ramone, Danny B. Harvey & Slim Jim Phantom- "Viva Las Vegas"
Dean Z with the Fabulous Blackwood Quartet- "Bossa Nova Baby"

Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break-
The Beach Boys- "The Surfer Moon"
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The Guantanamos- "Asylum Escape"
The Metalunas- "Jump The Shark"
Girl Over Planet- "Space Snowplow"

Wheel Of Fun, Fun, Fun:
Jan & Dean- "Little Deuce Coupe"
Martian Denny Orchestra- "Warmth Of The Sun"
The Grip Weeds- "You're So Good To Me"

Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week:
The Ventures- "The 2,000 Pound Bee (parts 1 & 2)

Los Blue Marinos- "Big Mamma"
The Charades- "Surfin' Albatross"
The Kaisers- "Theme From Vengeance"

Outro Music Bed: Eddie Angel- "Deuces Wild"



Sunday, August 8, 2021

Catching A Wave 08-09-21

 


Can you feel the rumble?  We've got new Brian Setzer as well as rockin' tunes from The Anderson Council, The Kaputniks, previously unreleased live track from The Beach Boys, Reverend Organdrum, Shoot The Pier, Baja Bug, The Anglers, The Tourmaliners, The Tremolo Beer Gut, Toro Jones, Tragic Vision and The Rip Chords!  Beth Riley has a great studio track from The Beach Boys in her Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break, we have a Two-Nami with 2 in a row from Brian Wilson and we drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox!!  

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Intro music bed: "Catch A Wave"- The Beach Boys

Reverend Organdrum- "Movin' N' Groovin'"
Barbacoa- "Jaguar Bazaar"
Toro Jones- "Sunset At The Pier"
Tragic Vision- "Primitive Run"
The Rip Chords- "Hot Rod USA"
Brian Setzer- "Checkered Flag"
The Tremolo Beer Gut- "The Minx"
The Kaputniks- "The Pink Panther"

Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break-
The Beach Boys- "Marcella"
Follow "Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break" HERE

Shoot The Pier- "Oyster Roast On Lover's Beach"
The Anderson Council- "Worlds Collide"
Baja Bug- "Bishop Of Crime"

Two-nami:
Brian Wilson- "Be My Baby"
Brian Wilson- "The Spirit Of Rock & Roll"

Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week:
Duane Eddy- "Up And Down"

The Anglers- "Blue Skies"
The Beach Boys- "Susie Cincinnati" (live 1976)
The Tourmaliners- "Island In The Sun"

Outro Music Bed: Eddie Angel- "Mustang"

Sunday, August 1, 2021

Catching A Wave 08-02-21

 

There's so many great new and vintage tunes on this week's Catching A Wave!!  Hear Darrel Higham, The Cherry Drops, The B. Christopher Band, Greg Townson, The Tangees, King Ghidora, Surfer Joe, Al Dual, Televisionaries, The Super Stocks, Captain Rico & The Ghost Band, Guitar Up and a trio of "Aqua" bands: Aqualads, The Aqua Velvets and The Aqua Barons.  Beth Riley has another great tune from The Beach Boys in her Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break, we hear a snippet of an interview with Joel Selvin in our Green Room segment and we drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox to hear our selection of the week!

Hear episode here:



Intro music bed: "Catch A Wave"- The Beach Boys

Greg Townson- "The Locomotion"
The B. Christopher Band- "Orange Whip"
Darrel Higham- "Summertime Blues"
Al Dual- "Riders In The Sky"
Televisionaries- "Cuckoo Clock"

"Aqua" theme bands:
The Aqua Barons- "Gulag Party"
The Aqua Velvets- "Surfmania"
Aqualads- "Night Tide"

Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break-
The Beach Boys- "Angel Come Home"
Follow "Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break" HERE

Surfer Joe- "Batman"
Guitar Up- "Pure Imagination"
Captain Rico & The Ghost Band- "Epic Wave"
The Cherry Drops- "The Grooviest Girl In The World"

The Green Room segment:
Joel Selvin on the Jan & Dean and The Beach Boys relationship
Jan & Dean- "Surfin' Safari"
*Full interview with Joel Selvin HERE

Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week:
Dick Dale- "Breaking Heart"

The Tangees- "Doo Wop Dandelion"
King Ghidora- "Intrepid Vimana"
The Super Stocks- "My First Love"

Outro Music Bed: Eddie Angel- "Mustang"