Sunday, May 9, 2021

Catching A Wave 05-10-21


Hear new and vintage tunes from Didi Wray, Southern Culture On The Skids, The Ventures, Bali Lamas, Surfnado Tiki Squad, The Seatopians, Dave Alvin, The Volcanics, The Monkees, The Hi-Risers (singing about The Monkees), 3 California tunes from The Crickets, The Runaways and Ronnie Spector and more!  Beth Riley once again brings a great tune 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 5, 1965 and we drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox!  

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

Dave Alvin- "Boss"
The Seatopians- "Manos The Hands Of Fate"
Didi Wray- "Whiskey In The Jar"
Surfnado Tiki Squad- "Cowboys From The Dwell"
The Manakooras- "Exotic Blue Soul"

California theme:
The Crickets- "California Sun"
Ronnie Spector- "Ode To L.A."
The Runaways- "California Paradise"

Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break-
The Beach Boys- "Spring Vacation"
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Bali Lamas- "Coral Fixation"
The Hi-Risers- "Watch The Monkees"
The Monkees- "The Door Into Summer"

Catching A Wave Time Machine
Week ending June 5, 1965:
#5 The Beatles- "Ticket To Ride"
#2 Sam The Sham & The Pharaohs- "Wooly Bully"
#1 The Beach Boys- "Help Me Rhonda"

Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week:
The Belairs- "Mr. Moto"

Southern Culture On The Skids- "Billy's Board"
The Ventures- "The Twist"
The Volcanics- "Big Bossman"

Outro Music Bed:  The Beach Boys- "Do It Again"


 

Sunday, May 2, 2021

Catching A Wave 05-03-21

 


We hear from the late, great Dick Dale in our "Green Room" segment as he tells how he got his rhythm sound.  Plus, Beth Riley has a classic tune from The Beach Boys in her Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break, we drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox for this week's selection and we get a trio of James Bond themed tunes from Glen Campbell, Webb Wilder and Danny Amis & Twin Tones.  We also play The Reverbivores, Wondermints, The Neptunas, Brian Wilson, Deke Dickerson & The Sex-Phonics, The Buttondowns, The Fantastic Baggys, The Men In Gray Suits, The Green Reflectors and The Spiratones.  

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

The Spiratones- "The Walnut Whip"
The Reverbivores- "Third Rail Power Trip"

007 James Bond themes:
Webb Wilder- "Goldfinger"
Glen Campbell- "James Bond Theme"
Danny Amis & Twin Tones- "Thunderball"

Deke Dickerson & The Sex-Phonics- "Morocco Twist"
Wondermints- "Guess I'm Dumb"
Brian Wilson- "You've Got A Friend"

Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break-
The Beach Boys- "Feel Flows"
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The Men In Gray Suits- "Spicoli's Lament"
The Green Reflectors- "Coke Can Crab"
The Neptunas- "Secret Of The Sea"

Green Room segment:
Dick Dale on his rhythm sound
Dick Dale- "The Beast"

Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week:
The Rip-Chords- "The Queen"
The Fantastic Baggys- "Wax Up Your Board"
The Buttondowns- "Endless Summer"

Outro Music Bed: The Surfaris- "James Bond/ Peter Gunn Theme"


Sunday, April 25, 2021

Catching A Wave 04-26-21


This episode of Catching A Wave should be enjoyed at top volume with the windows down!  Hear NEW tunes from The Explorers Club, The Kaputniks, The Royal Pacifics, Creature Preachers, The Shootouts and 2 NEW tunes from Greg Townson in our Two-nami segment.  We also have rockers from Chris Isaak, The Cherry Drops, The Blasters, Baja Bug, The Hula Girls, Wiped Out, The Surfin' Gorillas, Dick Dale and Jan & Dean.  Beth Riley has a great 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 selection of the week!

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

The Kaputniks- "S.O.S."
The Blasters- "Boneyard"
The Cherry Drops- "Just A Chance"
The Explorers Club- "Be Young Be Foolish Be Happy"
The Royal Pacifics- "Gypsy Beat"
Wiped Out- "Waves Of Panic"
Jan & Dean- "Summer Means Fun"
Dick Dale- "Secret Surfin' Spot"

Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break-
The Beach Boys- "Sail On Sailor"
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Chris Isaak- "Super Magic 2000"
Secret Agent- "Penetration"
Baja Bug- "Pacific Punch"
The Hula Girls- "Longboard Baby"

Two-nami:
Greg Townson- "Off And Running"
Greg Townson- "Able Mable"

Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week:
The Fendermen- "Beach Party"

The Shootouts- "Bullseye"
Creature Preachers- "Surf A.D."
The Surfin' Gorillas- "Train To Nowhere"

Outro Music Bed:  Jan & Dean- "Old Ladies Seldom Power Shift"













 

Sunday, April 18, 2021

Catching A Wave 04-19-21

 


This week we get an awesome collaboration called California Music (includes Mike Love, Al Jardine, Bruce Johnston, David Marks and some of The Beach Boys' children: Carnie & Wendy Wilson, Matt Jardine, Christian, Hayleigh and Ambha Love, Justyn Wilson) plus tunes from Guitar Up, Messer Chups, Hugo Stranger & The Rattlers, La Luz, The Young Barons, The Aqua Barons, The Cranzers, Hawthorne, The Jagaloons, Spike Marble, Larry Weber and more!  Beth Riley has a great track from The Beach Boys in her Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break, we spin the "Wheel Of Fun, Fun, Fun" to hear Beach Boys covers by Jimmy Buffett, Hank Marvin and Matthew Sweet & Susanna Hoffs and we hear our Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week as well!

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

Guitar Up- "Surfboard"
Messer Chups- "Dracula Hates Killer Icicles"
California Music- "Add Some Music To Your Day"
The Cranzers- "All Sharks Must Die"
La Luz- "Don't Leave Me On The Earth"
The Young Barons- "Intoxica"
The Jagaloons- "Breaking The Law"
Spike Marble- "Theme From Murderqueen"

Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break-
The Beach Boys- "'Til I Die"
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Hawthorne- "SoCal Girl"
Hugo Stranger & The Rattlers- "Beach Coma"
The Super Stocks- "Wheel Stands"

Wheel of FUN, FUN, FUN:
Jimmy Buffett- "Sail On Sailor"
Hank Marvin- "California Girls"
Matthew Sweet & Susanna Hoffs- "The Warmth Of The Sun"

Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week:
Dennis Wilson & Rumbo- "Sound Of Free"

The Aqua Barons- "Galaxy Cruise"
Larry Weber- "Down At The Bay"

Outro Music Bed:  The Beach Boys- "Sail On Sailor" (backing tracks)





Sunday, April 11, 2021

Catching A Wave 04-12-21

 


We're jam packed on this Catching A Wave with new tunes and classics!  We hear Suzi Quatro, Brian Langan, The Volcanics, Black Valley Moon, Habibi, The 5.6.7.8's, The Surf Kings, The Evanstones, The Doltones, Los Caminos, Cayucas, The Supraphonics, Mike Love with Hanson, Al Dual and more!  Beth Riley has a great tune from The Beach Boys in her Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break segment, we board the Catching A Wave Time Machine for the week ending July 1, 1964 to hear 3 great tunes on the chart that week and of course we'll drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox!  

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

The Supraphonics- "Surf Rider"
Black Valley Moon- "The Devil's Chair"
Los Caminos- "Barrel Roll"
Cayucas- "Malibu '79 Long"
The Doltones- "Garbageman Twist"
The Evanstones- "El Gato"
Brian Langan- "The Sight I Seek"
The Surf Kings- "The Crawl"

Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break-
The Beach Boys- "All I Wanna Do"
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Al Dual- "Young Love"
Mike Love- "It's OK" (with Hanson)
The Volcanics- "Accelerator"

Catching A Wave Time Machine
Week ending July 1, 1964:
#86 The Ventures- "Walk Don't Run '64"
#12 Jan & Dean- "The Little Old Lady From Pasadena"
#1 The Beach Boys- "I Get Around"

Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week:
Laughing Gravy- "Vegetables"

Habibi- "Mountain Song"
Suzi Quatro- "Betty Who"
The 5.6.7.8's- "Woo Hoo"

Outro Music Bed: The Beach Boys- "Isn't It Time"





Sunday, April 4, 2021

Catching A Wave 04-05-21

 


We start a new segment on Catching A Wave called "The Green Room" with an interview snippet from drummer, Jason Smay!  Beth Riley brings an awesome classic from The Beach Boys in her Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break.  We'll drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox and play the latest from Al Jardine, The Royal Pacifics, Surfoniani, The Frogenstein, The Reverbivores, Jet Jaguars and rockers from Man Or Astro-Man?, Brian Wilson, Jason Lee & The R.I.P.Tides, Los Straitjackets, Surfnado Tiki Squad, Elvis Presley, Lucky 757, The Green Reflectors, Dick Dale and Jan & Dean.

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

Man Of Astro-Man?- "Taco Wagon"
Brian Wilson- "California Sun"
Lucky 757- "Apache"
The Reverbivores- "Costa Mesa Curl"
Jan & Dean- "Surfin'"
The Green Reflectors- "Tune Up"
Jet Jaguars- "Death Chase"
Elvis Presley- "Slicin' Sand" (Take 4)

Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break-
The Beach Boys- "Darlin'"
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Al Jardine- "Waves Of Love 2.0"
Surfnado Tiki Squad- "Orang-O-Twang"
The Royal Pacifics- "Telstar Twist"

The Green Room:
Jason Smay interview snippet on Los Straitjackets' masks
Los Straitjackets- "Blowout"

Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week:
The Surfaris- "Point Panic"

The Frogenstein- "In Reverb We Trust"
Surfoniani- "Rocket To Mars"
Jason Lee & R.I.P.Tides- "Hollywood Slime"

Outro Music Bed:  Eddie Angel- "Deuces Wild"






Sunday, March 28, 2021

Catching A Wave 03-29-21

 


We've got another "Two-Nami" in the forecast and this time it's 2 in a row from Glen Campbell (one produced by Brian Wilson and the other featuring Dick Dale, Brian Setzer and Chris Isaak).  Beth Riley has a great gem from The Beach Boys in her Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break.  Our Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week comes from a band from down under.  We also spin tunes from Southern Culture On The Skids, The Neptunas, The Freshwater Four, Sheverb, Surfer Joe, Mike Love (featuring John Cowsill on vocals), The Greasy Gills, Mark Malibu & The Wasagas, Los Atarrayas, Los Frenticos, The Cherry Drops, The Seatopians, The Go-Go's and the Lively Ones!

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

The Greasy Gills- "Mr. Rebel"
Mark Malibu & The Wasagas- "Middle Of The Wave"
Los Atarrayas- "Squalo Fantasma"
The Neptunas- "Mermaid A Go Go"
The Cherry Drops- "Rockin' At The Hard Rock"
The Seatopians- "Space Dragon"
Los Freneticos- "Americana Twist"
Lively Ones- "Chicken Scratch"

Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break-
The Beach Boys- "Please Let Me Wonder"
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Surfer Joe- "Black Sand Beach"
Sheverb- "Rattle Can Trash"
The Freshwater Four- "Batstoned"

Two-Nami:
Glen Campbell- "In My Arms" (with Dick Dale & Brian Setzer on guitars, Chris Isaak on BGV's)
Glen Campbell- "Guess I'm Dumb" (produced and co-written by Brian Wilson)

Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week:
The Atlantics- "Bluebottles"

Mike Love- "Wild Honey (featuring John Cowsill on vocals)
Southern Culture On The Skids- "Run Baby Run"

Outro Music Bed:  Duane Eddy- "Beach Bound"