Sunday, July 31, 2022

Catching A Wave 08-01-22


Talk about an "Action" packed show this hour on Catching A Wave!  From their upcoming "Go Action!!" album on Hi-Tide Recordings, we have new Satan's Pilgrims for you.  Plus, rockers from The Boss Martians, The Electric Heaters, Mark Malibu & The Wasagas, The Manakooras, The Bloat Floaters, Sant Anna Bay Coconuts, Stay Off The Dunes, Eskimo Lunettes and  Monty Norman (RIP 94 years old on July 11th, 2022).  We have a trio of tunes you'll "understand" (3 songs with "Understand" in the title) from Collective Soul, Los Straitjackets and The Untamed Youth.  Get ready for a trip in the Catching A Wave Time Machine for the week of June 29th, 1963 for radio station WQAM in Miami, FL.  Beth Riley has a great earworm 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!

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

Monty Norman Orchestra- "James Bond Theme"
The Electric Heaters- "Tainted Love"
Mark Malibu & The Wasagas- "Super Minx"
The Bloat Floaters- "Reverb Valhalla"
The Manakooras- "Quiet Village"

"Understand" trio:
Collective Soul- "Understanding"
Los Straitjackets- "What's So Funny About Peace, Love & Understanding"
The Untamed Youth- "You've Got To Understand"

Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break:
The Beach Boys- "Do You Like Worms? (Roll Plymouth Rock)"
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Sant Anna Bay Coconuts- "Caught In The Curves"
Satan's Pilgrims- "Go Action!!"

Catching A Wave Time Machine
Week ending June 29th, 1963 for songs in the top 56 for 560 WQAM Miami, FL:
#56 The Astronauts- "Baja"
#5 Link Wray- "Jack The Ripper"
#1 Jan & Dean- "Surf City"

Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week:
The Champs- "Train To Nowhere"

Stay Off The Dunes- "Beached Whale"
Eskimo Lunettes- "Festival Mud"
The Boss Martians- "Driftwood Beach"

Outro music bed: Eddie Angel- "Deuces Wild"


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Sunday, July 24, 2022

Catching A Wave 07-25-22

 

Summer is in full swing and this hour is full of hot tunes!  Beth Riley goes to the beach with a deep track by The Beach Boys in her Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break.  We also continue our year long 10th Anniversary celebration of their 29th album, That's Why God Made The Radio with another track from that one.  As always, we drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox to hear our selection of the week.  Plus, we've got songs from Beachcombers, The Eye Five, Los Daytonas, GO-GO Rillas, Robotron, Drifting Sand, Surfnado Tiki Squad, His Lordship, The Mellons, The ChuGuysters, The Fuzziyama Surfers, La Luz, The Sparks Boys, It's Only Roy, The Fathoms and Hipbone Slim!

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

Hipbone Slim- "Legless"
The Fuzziyama Surfers- "Fuzziyama Beat"
Robotron- "Bizarr-o-tron"
It's Only Roy- "Gentle Soul (I Can Still Hear You)
La Luz- "The Pines (Instrumental)"
The ChuGuysters- "Double Trap"
The Mellons- "So Much To Say"
The Sparks Boys- "Wipe Out"

Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break:
The Beach Boys- "Goin' To The Beach"
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Los Daytonas- "Go T. Bucket!"
GO-GO Rillas- "Rob The Banana Train"
His Lordship- "I Live In The City"
Surfnado Tiki Squad- "Burrito's Way"

10th Anniversary Celebration of The Beach Boys- That's Why God Made The Radio
The Beach Boys- "Beaches In Mind"

The Eye Five- "Sun Song"

Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week:
The Eagles- "Pipeline"

Beachcombers- "Kahuna"
Drifting Sand- "Best Summer Ever"
The Fathoms- "Tracking Bigfoot"

Outro music bed: Eddie Angel- "Deuces Wild"

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Sunday, July 17, 2022

Catching A Wave 07-18-22

 


I'm constantly blown away by all the great music (new and old) coming into the show every week.  Enjoy the latest and classics from a wide range of folks this week including The Bacon Brothers, The Ventures, Kincaid & The Memetics, Humanga Danga, The Volcanics, Max Hixon, Tijuana Panthers, 3 of the artists coming to the Hi-Tide Summer Holiday (Los Straitjackets, Southern Culture On The Skids and Messer Chups) and a trio of tunes with "Tube" in the title from The Trashmen, ZZ Top and The Surf Junkies.  Beth Riley has a deep track from The Beach Boys in her Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break.  And speaking of them, the Wheel Of Fun, Fun, Fun returns with randomly selected covers of The Beach Boys (Jeff Beck & Johnny Depp, Redwood who later become Three Dog Night and Mick Fleetwood's Zoo featuring Billy Burnette on vocals) plus we drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox to hear our selection of the week!

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

The Volcanics- "The Ripper"
Humanga Danga- "Thundermug"

Coming to Hi-Tide Summer Holiday:
Southern Culture On The Skids- "Deja Varoom"
Los Straitjackets- "Itchy Chicken"
Messer Chups- "Love Will Tear Us Apart"

Totally Tubular (trio of songs with "Tube" in the title):
The Trashmen- "Tube City"
ZZ Top- "Tube Snake Boogie"
The Surf Junkies- "The Tube"

Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break:
The Beach Boys- "Back Home"
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The Bacon Brothers- "Erato"
Max Hixon- "Wave Rush"
Tijuana Panthers- "Beware Of Dog"

Wheel Of Fun, Fun, Fun:
Jeff Beck & Johnny Depp- "Caroline No"
Redwood- "Time To Get Alone"
Mick Fleetwood's Zoo- "Angel Come Home" (feat. Billy Burnette on lead vocals)

Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week:
The Riptides- "Machine Gun"

Kincaid & The Memetics- "Someone Else's Fool"
The Ventures- "Barefoot Venture"

Outro music bed: Eddie Angel- "Deuces Wild"




Sunday, July 10, 2022

Catching A Wave 07-11-22

 


We HEAT things up with another great Two-nami in the forecast this week with 2 in a row featuring Jeff Skunk Baxter!  We'll hear a tune featuring him on lead guitar with The Ventures as well as one from his new album, Speed Of Heat.  Beth Riley has a HOT deep track from The Beach Boys in her Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break and as always we'll drop a coin in the Jammin James Jukebox to hear our selection of the week (also connected to The Beach Boys).  Plus, there's rockers from Billy F Gibbons, The Aqua Velvets, Elliot Kendall, The Bradipos IV (produced by Surfer Joe), The Green Reflectors, R. Dean Taylor, The Angry Red Planet, La Luz, The Beach Berserkers, The Wave Chargers, The Beths, Surfer Boy, Surf Monster and Stephen Schijnes!  

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

The Bradipos IV- "Endless Bummer"
Surf Monster- "Cowabunga"
La Luz- "San Fernando Shadow Blues"
The Angry Red Planet- "The Crawling Eye"
Surfer Boy- "Surfing The Net"
The Beths- "Silence Is Golden"
Elliot Kendall- "Honda Bike"
The Wave Chargers- "Eddie Would Go"

Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break:
The Beach Boys- "Hot Fun In The Summertime"
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R. Dean Taylor- "Surfer's Call"
The Beach Berserkers- "One Summer (To Rule Them All)"
Billy F Gibbons- "Stackin' Bones"
The Green Reflectors- "Auggie Poole Party"

Two-Nami:
The Ventures (with Jeff "Skunk" Baxter on lead guitar)- "Bombora"
Jeff "Skunk" Baxter- "Apache"

Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week:
Kenny & The Cadets- "Barbie"

The Aqua Velvets- "Bravado"
Stephen Schijnes- "Trans-Pacific Beach Bum"

Outro Music Bed: Eddie Angel- "Deuces Wild"


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Sunday, July 3, 2022

Catching A Wave 07-04-22


We have a patriotic set of tunes with songs from John Mellencamp, Chris Isaak, Rick Derringer, The Hot Doggers and Beth Riley brings us "Spirit Of America" in Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break.  There's a Two-Nami in the forecast with The Manakooras covering The Surfrajettes as well as The Surfrajettes original version too. We drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox to hear our selection of the week.  Plus, we've got rockin' tunes from Mark Malibu & The Wasagas, The Monkees, Blondie, Ramones, The Breakers, The Jagaloons, Todd Bradley, Travis Koester, The Del-Vipers and The Hang-Ten Hangmen.

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

The Monkees- "Birth Of An Accidental Hipster"
Mark Malibu & The Wasagas- "Castaway Cove"
The Hang-Ten Hangmen- "Hang Ten Hop"
The Del-Vipers- "Raiders Reef"
Ramones- "Do You Wanna Dance"

Patriotic segment:
Rick Derringer- "Real American"
Chris Isaak- "American Boy"
John Mellencamp- "Justice and Independence"

Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break:
The Beach Boys- "Spirit Of America"
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The Hot Doggers- "Surfin' USA" (Bruce Johnston on lead vocals)

The Jagaloons- "Journey To The Stars"
Todd Bradley- "So Tired"
The Breakers- "Crystal Pistol"

Two-Nami:
The Manakooras- "Hale'iwa Hustle"
The Surfrajettes- "Hale'iwa Hustle"

Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week:
Johnny & The Hurricanes- "Sheba"

Blondie- "Moonlight Drive"
Travis Koester- "Zorro Goes Surfin'"

Outro music bed: Eddie Angel- "Mustang"



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Sunday, June 26, 2022

Catching A Wave 06-27-22

 


The forecast calls for rain (3 songs with "rain" in the title by The Grip Weeds, JD McPherson and The Bangles) and HOT music all hour long on this week's Catching A Wave.  Beth Riley has a deep track from The Beach Boys in her Surf's Up Beth's Beach Boys Break and we also celebrate the 10th anniversary of their That's Why God Made The Radio album from 2012 with another track from that release.  We've also got a quarter ready to drop in the Jammin' James Jukebox to hear our selection of the week (featuring a young Phil Keaggy).  Plus, there's tunes from The Routes, Televisionaries, Micky Dolenz (also with Phil Keaggy on guitar), Los Daytonas, Mary Ann Hawkins, Bruce Johnston (Happy Birthday 80 years young June 27, 2022), Deke Dickerson with The Trashmen, The Phantom Surfers, The Courettes, Shriek If You Know What I Did Last Friday The 13th, Fierce Shook and The Swongos!

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

Televisionaries- "Curmudgeon"
Bruce Johnston- "Surfin' Round The World" (alternate version)
(Hear "Focus Beam" feature on Bruce Johnston on Boppin' With Beth HERE)

Deke Dickerson & The Trashmen- "I'm A Trashman"
The Phantom Surfers- "Squad Car"
The Swongos- "Shayla Shadows"

"Rain" trio:
The Bangles- "The Rain Song"
The Grip Weeds- "She Brings The Rain"
JD McPherson- "It's Raining"

Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break:
The Beach Boys- "Our Car Club"
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The Courettes- "Daydream"
The Routes- "The Robots"
Los Daytonas- "The Contest"
Mary Ann Hawkins- "Hawkinsmania"

10th Anniversary Celebration of The Beach Boys- That's Why God Made The Radio
The Beach Boys- "Daybreak Over The Ocean"

Shriek If You Know What I Did Last Friday The 13th- "Necrocannibal"

Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week:
The Squires (feat. Phil Keaggy)- "BaTmoBile"

Micky Dolenz- "I'm A Believer"
Fierce Shook- "Astro Turf War"

Outro music bed:  Eddie Angel- "Deuces Wild"

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Sunday, June 19, 2022

Catching A Wave 06-20-22

 


June 21st is the official first day of SUMMER (but then again it's summer ALL year long here on Catching A Wave).  Things really heat up this hour as we kick off the show with a special EXCLUSIVE live cover of Dick Dale's "Miserlou" by Lucky 757 (only place you can hear this version).  We also blast off in the Catching A Wave Time Machine for the week of December 22nd, 1962 to hear 3 tunes in the Top 40 Fabulous 40 Survey for KFWB in Los Angeles, CA.  Beth Riley has a Sweet deep track from The Beach Boys in her Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break, a new mix of a classic tune from them as well and we drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox to hear our selection of the week.  We've also got some hot rockin' tunes from Man Or Astro-man?, The Volcanics, Tijuana Panthers, Stereophonic Space Sound Unlimited, The Delstroyers, Humanga Donga, The Surfrajettes, The Beths, Underwater Bosses, Urban Zotel & The Thundertones, The SurfAnauts and The Green Reflectors!

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

Lucky 757- "Miserlou" live (Catching A Wave EXCLUSIVE)
The Delstroyers- "Go Go Ghoul"
Tijuana Panthers- "Helping Hand"
Urban Zotel & The Thundertones- "Thunderbeat"
The Volcanics- "Volcanic Stomp"
The Surfrajettes- "Salty Sister"
The Beths- " A Real Thing"
The SurfAnauts- "Godfather"

Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break:
The Beach Boys- "Our Sweet Love"
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Stereophonic Space Sound Unlimited- "Something Comes Crawling"
The Beach Boys- "Shut Down" (NEW mix)
The Green Reflectors- "Bonneville Blast"

Catching A Wave Time Machine
Week of December 22nd, 1962 for the Fabulous Forth Survey KFWB Los Angeles, CA
#40 The Rumblers- "Boss"
#8 Dick Dale- "Peppermint Man"
#1 Bob B. Soxx & The Blue Jeans- "Zip-A-Dee-Doo-Dah"

Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week:
The Catalinas- "Beach Walkin'"

Underwater Bosses- "Beach Moles"
Humanga Danga- "Rocket Rodeo"
Man or Astro-man?- "The Man From U.N.C.L.E."

Outro music bed: Eddie Angel- "Deuces Wild"

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