Sunday, January 16, 2022

Catching A Wave 01-17-22

 

The Wheel of Fun, Fun, Fun returns this week with randomly selected covers of The Beach Boys including The Grip Weeds, The Hot Doggers and Dino, Desi & Billy.  Beth Riley has a deep track from The Beach Boys that you're sure to remember and we drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox to hear our selection of the week!  Plus, we'll spin tunes from Underwater Bosses, The Bomboras, The Smithereens, The 5678's, The Super Stocks, 12AX7, Big Mick & The Curl, The Mighty Gordinis, Jan & Dean, Lee Hazlewood's Woodchucks, Lo Moon, The Surf Dawgs, Frankie & The Poolboys and Surf Zombies!

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

Big Mick & The Curl- "Beatnik Rick"
The Mighty Gordinis- "Shockwave"
Jan & Dean- "Waimea Bay"
Lee Hazlewood's Woodchucks- "Movin'"
Lo Moon- "Dream Never Dies" (radio edit)
The Bomboras- "Planet Of The Ape Hangers"
The Surf Dawgs- "Eight Days A Week"
Frankie & The Poolboys- "Game Of Thrones"

Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break:
The Beach Boys- "Do You Remember?"
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12AX7- "Lone Pine"
Surf Zombies- "Iron Invasion"
Underwater Bosses- "The Volcano Boys"

Wheel Of Fun, Fun, Fun:
The Grip Weeds- "Heroes & Villains/ Roll Plymouth Rock"
The Hot Doggers- "Surfin' Safari"
Dino, Desi & Billy- "Fun, Fun, Fun"

Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week:
The Astronauts- "Come Along Baby"

The Smithereens- "Hold Me Tight"
The 5678's- "Cat Fight Run"
The Super Stocks- "427 Super Stock"

Outro music bed: Eddie Angel- "Deuces Wild"

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Sunday, January 9, 2022

Catching A Wave 01-10-22


There is never a shortage of great tunes to choose from and this week's Catching A Wave is packed with them!  We've got a Two-nami with Brian Wilson, Beth Riley has a fun deep track from The Beach Boys in her Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break and we drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox to hear our selection of the week.  Also, we've got rockers from Greg Townson, Magnatech, Susanna Hoffs, The Me Gustas, Peopleperson, Man Or Astro-Man?, The Surfrajettes, Jason Janik, The Green Reflectors, The Other Timelines, The Tremolo Beer Gut, The Ramblin' Bandits, The Surfaris, Secret Agent and Mark Eric!

Hear episode HERE:


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

The Surfrajettes- "Surfrajette City"
The Tremolo Beer Gut- "Hot Hot Heatwave"
Peopleperson- "At Dawn We Ride"
Man Or Astro-Man?- "Tenth Planet"
Mark Eric- "Place For The Summer"
Magnatech- "Bad Blood"
Jason Janik- "Spyglass"
Secret Agent- "Stasi Romeo"

Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break:
The Beach Boys- "Island Fever"
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The Surfaris- "Boss Baracuda"
Greg Townson- "What A Way To Die"
The Green Reflectors- "Nitty Gritty Kitty"
The Ramblin' Bandits- "Run Chicken Run"

Two-Nami:
Brian Wilson- "It's Ok"
Brian Wilson- "Love & Mercy"

Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week:
The Revels- "Comanche"

Susanna Hoffs- "Time Will Show The Wiser"
The Me Gustas- "Armada"
The Other Timelines- "Weird Ed's Microwave"

Outro music bed: Eddie Angel- "Mustang"

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Sunday, January 2, 2022

Catching A Wave 01-03-22

 

We're getting 2022 ready to rock in style! We've got a "green" theme trio from Duane Eddy, Bruce Johnston and The Chantays.  Beth Riley has a deep track from The Beach Boys in her Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break.  A Two-Nami is in the forecast with 2 in a row from Jeremiah Burnham and we drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox to hear our selection of the week.  We've also got rockers from Messer Chups, Rondo Hatton, Del Sotos, Davie Allan & The Arrows, Jan & Dean, Allah-Las, The Surf Hermits, Sean Eddy, 12AX7, Didi Wray, The Hang Ten Gallon Hats and Reverberati! 

Hear episode HERE:


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

Messer Chups- "Batman Taboo"
Sean Eddy- "Slo Burn (Cigar Box Guitar)
12AX7- "Broken Stiletto"
Didi Wray- "Speak Softly Love"
The Hang Ten Gallon Hats- "Cactus Juice"

"Green" theme:
Bruce Johnston- "Green Onions"
The Chantays- "Green Room"
Duane Eddy & The Rebels- "Tiger Love & Turnip Greens"

Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break:
The Beach Boys- "Girl Don't Tell Me"
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Del Sotos- "Surfing Around Fort Boyard"
Davie Allan & The Arrows- "As Bad As It Gets"
Jan & Dean- "Surfin'" (with The Beach Boys backing)
Allah-Las- "In The Air"

Two-Nami:
Jeremiah Burnham- "A Place In California"
Jeremiah Burnham- "California Baby"

Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week:
The Frogmen- "Underwater"

Rondo Hatton- "Storm Surge"
The Surf Hermits- "Kyle's Robo-Cybernetic Super Jaw"
Reverberati- "Fishbone"

Outro Music Bed: Eddie Angel- "Deuces Wild"

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Stranger Things Season 4 trailer 
(includes Jeremiah Burnham's "A Place In California")




Sunday, December 26, 2021

Catching A Wave 12-27-21


We're toward the end of 2021 and already talking about April Showers (new Los Straitjackets) plus killer tracks from The Green Reflectors, The Explorers Club, Surfer Joe, Goons!, The Bomboras, The Desolate Coast, La Luz, The Incomprehensible Static, The Cranzers, Tiki Riot & more!  We have a trio of tunes with a Banzai theme from Dick Dale & His Del-Tones, The Astronauts and Atomic Mosquitos.  Beth Riley has a deep track from The Beach Boys in her Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break.  We board the Time Machine for the week ending November 5, 1988 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

The Green Reflectors- "Hot Ticket"
Tiki Riot- "The Slasher"
The Cranzers- "Minx"
The Incomprehensible Static- "Quarter Mile Burnout"
La Luz- "Goodbye Ghost"

"Banzai" theme:
Dick Dale & His Del-Tones- "Banzai Washout"
The Astronauts- "Kuk" ("Banzai Pipeline" in the lyrics)
Atomic Mosquitos- "Banzai Fallout"

Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break:
The Beach Boys- "Bluebirds Over The Mountain"
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The Explorers Club- "Hurt So Bad"
The Desolate Coast- "This Can't Be A Dream"
The Bomboras- "Heads Or Tails"

Catching A Wave Time Machine
Week ending November 5, 1988:
#41 The Bangles- "In Your Room"
#28 Cheap Trick- "Don't Be Cruel"
#1 The Beach Boys- "Kokomo"

Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week:
The Fireballs- "Quite A Party"

Surfer Joe- "The Last Wave"
Goons!- "Junkie For Your Love"
Los Straitjackets- "April Showers"

Outro music bed: Duane Eddy- "Curveball"


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Sunday, December 19, 2021

Christmas Show! Catching A Wave 12-20-21


It's the All Christmas Show this hour on Catching A Wave!  To make things even better, Beth Riley co-hosts with me!  We've got a 1 song "Wheel Of Fun, Fun, Fun" playing a randomly selected cover of one of The Beach Boys Christmas tunes.  Beth brings a fun Christmas tune from The Beach Boys in her Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break and we drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox to hear a festive rocker from The Ventures!  Plus, we've got tunes from Southern Culture On The Skids, Los Straitjackets, The Monkees, Big Mick & The Curl, Mike Love (with 2 of his children- Ambha Love & Christian Love), Al Jardine, Supraphonics, JD McPherson, Goons!, Mark Malibu & The Wasagas, Urban Surf Kings, Joel Paterson, Brian Setzer Orchestra, The Tourmaliners, The Volcanics and Aqualads!!  We've also got some fun snippets of favorite Christmas movies and tv shows too!  

Take a listen here:

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

Southern Culture On The Skids- "Surfing On Christmas Day"
The Monkees- "I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday"
Supraphonics- "Winter Wonderland"
*Christmas Vacation snippet
The Tourmaliners- "We Wish You A Merry Christmas"
*Seinfeld "another Festivus miracle!"
Urban Surf Kings- "The Elves Ride Again"
JD McPherson- "Santa's Got A Mean Machine"
*Elf snippet
Goons!- "Christmas Crime"
Mark Malibu & The Wasagas- "Canadian Christmas"

Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break:
The Beach Boys- "Santa's Beard"
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Joel Paterson- "It's Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas"
Big Mick & The Curl- "Deck The Halls"
*It's A Wonderful Life snippet
Brian Setzer Orchestra- "Jingle Bells"

Wheel of Fun, Fun, Fun:
The Smithereens- "Merry Christmas Baby"

Mike Love- "Must Be Christmas" (with Ambha Love & Christian Love)
Los Straitjackets- "Frosty The Snowman"

Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week:
The Ventures- "Sleigh Ride"

Al Jardine- "Sunshine To Snowflakes"
A Charlie Brown Christmas snippet
The Volcanics- "Hark, The Herald Angels Sing"
Aqualads- "Angels We Have Heard On High"

Outro music bed: The Ventures- "Frosty The Snowman"

 

Sunday, December 12, 2021

Catching A Wave 12-13-21


There is still great new music and classics hitting the playlist this week on Catching A Wave!  Hear rockin' tunes from Hershel Yatovitz, Voodoo Surf Tribe, Magnatech, Peopleperson, Elvis Costello & The Imposters, The Other Timelines and Christmas tunes from Lucky 757, Jason Janik, Didi Wray & Los Kanibales Surf Combo, Blackball Bandits, Black Flamingos, Martin Cilia, The Green Reflectors, Masters Of The University and The Buttondowns.  Beth Riley has a deep track from The Beach Boys in her Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break.  We go to the Green Room to hear a snippet of Dick Dale talking about his inspiration behind recording his version of "Silent Night" which we'll also play.  Plus, as always, we'll 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

Peopleperson- "Riff Wars"
Elvis Costello & The Imposters- "Magnificent Hurt"

Christmas:
Blackball Bandits- "Yuletide Ride"
Black Flamingos- "Merry Christmas, Ya Filthy Animal"
Martin Cilia- "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen"

Hershel Yatovitz- "Back In Action Again"
Magnatech- "Shape Of Things To Come"
The Other Timelines- "Vampcamp"

Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break:
The Beach Boys- "Farmer's Daughter"
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Voodoo Surf Tribe- "Egyptian Dragster"

Christmas:
Didi Wray & Los Kanibales Surf Combo- "Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer"
Masters Of The University- "The Christmas Surf"
The Green Reflectors- "Reindeer Vacation"

Green Room:
Dick Dale on inspiration behind recording "Silent Night"
Dick Dale- "Silent Night"

Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week:
The Challengers- "K-39"

Christmas:
Lucky 757- "Sleigh Ride"
Jason Janik- "We Three Kings - What Child Is This"
The Buttondowns- "One Thing Makes It Christmas"

Outro music bed: Los Straitjackets- "Jingle Bells"

 

Sunday, December 5, 2021

Catching A Wave 12-06-21

 


We have a handful of Christmas tunes this week from Brian Wilson, The Beach Boys and The Doltones!  Beth Riley has a deep track from The Beach Boys in her Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break.  We board the Catching A Wave Time Machine for the week ending June 25th, 1966 and we drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week!  We'll spin a trio of tunes with a "young" theme from Chris Isaak, Al Dual and Link Wray and we've got rockers from The Bomboras, La Luz, The B. Christopher Band, The Manakooras, Aaron & The Lord, The Guantanamos and The Routes!

Hear episode HERE:


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

The Routes- "Fashion Victim"
The Guantanamos- "Hange Loose"
The Manakooras- "Howl Of The Jaguar"

Christmas:
Brian Wilson- "Deck The Halls"
The Beach Boys- "Santa's Got An Airplane"

"Young" theme:
Link Wray- "Young Love"
Al Dual- "When I Was Younger"
Chris Isaak- "Forever Young"

Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break:
The Beach Boys- "Pom Pom Playgirl"
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The B. Christopher Band- "220, 221...Whatever It Takes"
The Bomboras- "Hold Tight"
La Luz- "I Won't Hesitate"

Catching A Wave Time Machine
Week ending June 25, 1966:
#75 (debut) The Troggs- "Wild Thing"
#27 Jan & Dean- "Popsicle"
#1 The Beatles- "Paperback Writer"

Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week:
The Gee Cee's- "Buzz Saw"

Christmas:
The Doltones- "Twistin' Reindeers"

Outro music bed: Martin Cilia- "Christmas Stomp"

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