Sunday, June 6, 2021

Catching A Wave 06-07-21

 


Lots of recent and classic tunes for you this week!  Hear Reverend Horton Heat, Beach Youth, Captain Rico & The Ghost Band, Al Jardine (with Steve Miller), The Explorers Club, California Music (feat. David Marks), TarantinosNYC, The Cherry Drops, Drifting Sand, Tragic Vision, La Luz, The Surfaders and more!  Beth Riley brings a deep track from The Beach Boys in her Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break, we drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox and we board the Catching A Wave Time Machine for the week ending August 18th, 1962 to hear some tunes on the top 20 for radio station KFXM in San Bernardino/Riverside, CA.



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

Reverend Horton Heat- "Boing!"
Beach Youth- "Love Yourself 2"
Al Jardine (with Steve Miller)- "Help Me Rhonda"
The Explorers Club- "I've Been Waiting"
TarantinosNYC- "You're Gonna Lose That Curl"
Link Wray- "Run Chicken Run"
La Luz- "Tale Of My Lost Love"
The Surfaders- "Follow That Black Rabbit"

Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break-
The Beach Boys- "I Went To Sleep"
Follow "Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break" HERE

Tragic Vision- "Rivabella"
California Music/ David Marks- "Long Promised Road"
The Cherry Drops- "Far Out"

Catching A Wave Time Machine
Week ending August 18th, 1962 for KFXM San Bernardino/ Riverside, CA:
#19 The Rivingtons- "Papa Oom Mow Mow"
#2 The Beach Boys- "409"
#1 The Tornadoes- "Bustin' Surfboards"

Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week:
The Jaguars (feat. Charlie Daniels on guitar)- "Roundabout"

Drifting Sand- "Santa Cruz'n"
Captain Rico & The Ghost Band- "Mexican Road Trip"

Outro Music Bed:  Eddie Angel- "Mustang"









Sunday, May 30, 2021

Catching A Wave 05-31-21

 


Catching A Wave has no shortage of killer new and vintage tunes for you to enjoy (and share).  This week, Beth Riley has another classic and underrated tune from The Beach Boys in her Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break, we predict a Two-Nami in the forecast (also Beach Boys related) and we'll drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox to hear our selection of the week (which is ALSO Beach Boys related)!  We'll spin tunes from Cayucas, Didi Wray & Los Tango Boys, Jan & Dean, The Neptunas, Dick Dale, Los Straitjackets, Mike Love, Shoot The Pier, Ry Bradley, Jason Janik, Secret Agent, The Frogenstein, Jeremy & The Harlequins and Masters Of The University as well.

Hear episode HERE:

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

Didi Wray & Los Tango Boys- "Caminito"
Masters Of The University- "Bella Ciao"
Dick Dale- "The Eliminator"
The Frogenstein- "Surf Nation"
Jeremy & The Harlequins- "California Rock"
Los Straitjackets- "Surf #49"
Cayucas- "Champion Of The Beach"
Secret Agent- "Ghost Riders In The Sky"

Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break-
The Beach Boys- "Let Him Run Wild"
Follow "Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break" HERE

Jan & Dean- "Rockin' Little Roadster"
Shoot The Pier- "Surf Meditation"
Jason Janik- "Nonstop"
Mike Love- "California Beach"

Two-Nami:
Southern Pacific with The Beach Boys on BGV's- "G.T.O."
Chicago with Al, Carl & Dennis on BGV's- "Wishing You Were Here"

Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week:
The Sidewalk Surfers- "Skate Board"

Ry Bradley- "Pipeline"
The Neptunas- "Hai Karate"

Outro Music Bed: The Beach Boys- "Let Him Run Wild" (instrumental)






Sunday, May 23, 2021

Catching A Wave 05-24-21


It's summer all year long here on Catching A Wave!  Hear an interview snippet with Randell Kirsch talking about Jan & Dean in our Green Room segment, Beth Riley brings another 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 our selection of the week.  We pay tribute to Dave Busacker (AKA "Dave Pilgrim") of Satan's Pilgrims who passed away on March 30th, 2021.  We've also got tracks from Messer Chups, Girl Over Planet, Chris Isaak, Sheverb, Hawthorne, The Tarantinos, Hershel Yatovitz, Elvis Presley, The Memphians (with Dale Watson), Guitar Up!, Don Diego, Toro Jones and the Ramones!!

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

Girl Over Planet- "Most People Call Me Jim"
Messer Chups- "Wicked Game"
Chris Isaak- "Summer Holiday"
Elvis Presley- "Moonlight Swim"
The Memphians- "Agent Elvis"
Don Diego- "Whooper Snooper"
Hawthorne- "Paradise Cove"
Guitar Up!- "Nocturne 9.2"

Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break-
The Beach Boys- "Soulful Old Man Sunshine"
Follow "Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break" HERE

The Tarantinos- "Durango Twist"

Satan's Pilgrims- "Downshiftin'" (RIP Dave Pilgrim March 30th, 2021)

Toro Jones- "Trailblazer"
Ramones- "Palisades Park"

Green Room-
Randell Kirsch on Jan & Dean
Randell Kirsch- "Roll The Window Down" (feat. Jan & Dean on BGV's)

Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week-
Ronny & The Daytonas- "Hot Rod Baby"

Sheverb- "Throwing Bones"
Hershel Yatovitz- "New Narrabeen"

Outro Music Bed: Eddie Angel- "Deuces Wild"






 

Sunday, May 16, 2021

Catching A Wave 05-17-21


Turn this one up! Hear rockin' tracks from Billy F Gibbons, Nick Waterhouse, The Young Barons, Jim and The Sea Dragons, Los Straijackets, Baja Bug, The Atlantics, The Surfaders, Dave Edmunds, The Reefriders, Shoot The Pier, Nuclear Juarez, The Hondells and more!  Beth Riley has a classic track from The Beach Boys from their Pet Sounds album and speaking of The Beach Boys we have another Wheel Of Fun, Fun, Fun with covers of their tunes by Union (featuring Randy Bachman), Shovels & Rope (with Sharon Van Etten) and America!  We also have a cool rocker in our Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week so don't miss it!  

Hear episode here:

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

The Atlantics- "Bombora"
The Young Barons- "Skyline"
Nick Waterhouse- "B. Santa Ana 1986"
The Reefriders- "Fiberglass and Foam"
The Surfaders- "Moscow Mule"
Shoot The Pier- "Mad Summer"
Los Straitjackets- "Outta Gear"
Nuclear Juarez- "Twin Arrows"

Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break-
The Beach Boys- "I Just Wasn't Made For These Times"
Follow "Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break" HERE

Billy F Gibbons- "West Coast Junkie"
Hear interview with Billy F Gibbons and James & Beth Riley
on their Artist Spotlight Podcast Series HERE

Baja Bug- "Moose On The Loose"

Wheel Of Fun, Fun, Fun:
Union- "Keep The Summer Alive"
Shovels & Rope (feat. Sharon Van Etten)- "In My Room"
America- "Caroline No"

Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week:
The Crossfires (The Turtles)- "Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde"

Dave Edmunds- "Beach Boy Blood (In My Veins)"
Jim and The Sea Dragons- "Seatopia"

Outro Music Bed: Eddie Angel- "Deuces Wild"

Check out Billy F. Gibbons' Surf Sessions Playlist:



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

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

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!

Hear episode here:


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

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"