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"


Sunday, March 21, 2021

Catching A Wave 03-22-21

 


Time to spin the Wheel Of Fun, Fun, Fun again to hear some randomly selected covers of The Beach Boys.  This time we hear M Ward, The Untamed Youth and The Neanderthals covering America's band.  Speaking of The Beach Boys, Beth Riley brings a cool ballad from them in her Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break!  We also drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox to hear our selection of the week (and it has a Beach Boys connection too).  Plus, hear rockers from Insect Surfers, Bali Lamas, Cheap Trick, The Explorers Club, Marco Di Maggio, Satan's Pilgrims, Cliff Richard & The Shadows, Todd Bradley, Dave Del Monte, The Mysterics, The Creature Preachers, Jan & Dean with The Flirts, The Super Stocks, Nuclear Juarez and The Surferific Dudes!

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

Insect Surfers- "Red Mesa"
The Mysterics- "Neb's Tune"
The Explorers Club- "California's Callin' Ya"
Todd Bradley- "Next Summer"
Dave Del Monte- "Stampede"
Cliff Richard & The Shadows- "On The Beach"
The Creature Preachers- "The Horror Of Party Beach"
Jan & Dean with The Flirts- "(Bop Bop) On The Beach"

Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break-
The Beach Boys- "Lonely Sea"
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Marco Di Maggio- "Surfandango"
The Surferific Dudes- "Roswell 1947"

Wheel Of Fun, Fun, Fun:
M Ward- "You're So Good To Me"
The Untamed Youth- "Chug-A-Lug"
The Neanderthals- "Be True To Your School"

Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week:
The Gamblers- "Moon Dawg"

Bali Lamas- "Boogie Board"
Nuclear Juarez- "The Debt Collector"
Cheap Trick- "The Summer Looks Good On You"
The Super Stocks- "Midnight Run"

Outro Music Bed: The Atlantics- "Flight Of The Surf Guitar"


Sunday, March 14, 2021

Catching A Wave 03-15-21

 


Get ready for a great Time Machine segment for the week ending July 20, 1963!  Beth Riley brings a gem from The Beach Boys catalog in her Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break and we drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox for a classic from Dick Dale.  We've got another great new track from Christian Love (along with Bruce Johnston talking about Christian) and rockin' tunes from Messer Chups, The Seatopians, Webb Wilder, The Green Reflectors, Jeffrey Foskett, Jason Janik, Greg Townson, The Chefs, Surf Curse, Eagles and Cayucas!!

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

The Seatopians- "Up From The Depths"
The Green Reflectors- "Surf Sea DC"
Messer Chups- "Children Of Popcorn"
Jeffrey Foskett- "Heartbeat"
Greg Townson- "Just Name It"

Bruce Johnston on Christian Love
Christian Love- "Everything You Know"
Jason Janik- "Bewitched"
Surf Curse- "River's Edge"

Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break-
The Beach Boys- "Hold On Dear Brother"
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The Chefs- "Hippy Surf Party"
Webb Wilder- "Sputnik"

Time Machine
Week ending July 20, 1963:
#44 The Beach Boys- "Shut Down"
#7 The Surfaris- "Wipe Out"
#1 Jan & Dean- "Surf City"

Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week:
Dick Dale- "Let's Go Trippin'"

Eagles- "Boys Of Summer"
Cayucas- "From The Rafters"

Outro Music Bed:  Link Wray- "Jack The Ripper"









Sunday, March 7, 2021

Catching A Wave 03-08-21

 


Not only do we get a great track from The Beach Boys from Beth Riley in her Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break, we also hear solo tracks from Brian Wilson, Carl Wilson, Dennis Wilson, Mike Love, Bruce Johnston, Al Jardine and David Marks!!  Our "Two-Nami" feature has a couple of tracks from Deke Dickerson (one with The Trasmen and the other with Los Straitjackets) and we drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox to hear a rocker from the Safaris!  Plus, we spin tracks from The Electric Heaters, Surfnado Tiki Squad, Jan & Dean, Nick Waterhouse, Blue Stingrays, Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives and The Cranzers!!

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

The Electric Heaters- "Coronacation"
David Marks & The A-Phonics- "Summertime Blues"
Surfnado Tiki Squad- "Sharknado"
Jan & Dean- "School Days"
The Cranzers- "Longboard"
Brian Wilson- "Love and Mercy"
Carl Wilson- "Rockin' All Over The World"
Dennis Wilson- "River Song"

Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break-
The Beach Boys- "Baby Blue"
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Bruce Johnston- "Malibu"
Blue Stingrays- "Stingray Stomp"
Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives- "Torpedo"
Nick Waterhouse- "Place Names"

Two-Nami:
Deke Dickerson & The Trashmen- "Lotta Lovin'"
Deke Dickerson & Los Straitjackets- "Kawanga"

Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week:
Safaris- "Kick Out"

Al Jardine- "Drivin'"
Mike Love- "California Sun"

Outro Music Bed: Link Wray- "Scatter"


Sunday, February 28, 2021

Catching A Wave 03-01-21

 


We get the return of our Wheel Of Fun, Fun, Fun game where we play some randomly selected covers of The Beach Boys from our in-studio Spinning Wheel.  And speaking of The Beach Boys, Beth Riley has another classic from them in her Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break and we drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox to hear a great rocker this week.  We also have tunes from Girl Over Planet, Hawthorne, Twist, Randell Kirsch with Papa Doo Run Run, Jason Lee & The R.I.P.Tides, Didi Wray & Los Tango Boys, Underwater Bosses, The Ventures, Elvis Presley (from Blue Hawaii which is celebrating it's 60th anniversary this year) and more! 

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

Girl Over Planet- "Mad Monster Mania"
Jason Lee & The R.I.P.Tides- "Goon Beach"
Elvis Presley- "Beach Boy Blues"
Didi Wray & Los Tango Boys- "Nocturna"
The Hondells- "Night Rider"
Dave Alvin- "Mr. Moto"
Underwater Bosses- "Red Tide"
Randell Kirsch & Papa Doo Run Run- "I'll Meet You On The Sand"

Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break-
The Beach Boys- "The Trader"
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Murry Wilson- "Italia" (written by Al Jardine, produced by Brian Wilson)
Twist- "Venus"

Wheel of Fun, Fun, Fun
Timothy B. Schmit & The Beach Boys- "Caroline, No"
Joan Jett- "Fun, Fun, Fun"
The Smithereens- "Girl Don't Tell Me"

Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week:
Davie Allan & The Arrows- "Apache '65"

Hawthorne- "Pasadena"
Ronny & The Daytonas- "California Bound"
The Ventures- "Pipeline"

Outro Music Bed:  Los Straitjackets- "Teen Beast"

Sunday, February 21, 2021

Catching A Wave 02-22-21

 


Grab your board and crank it up!  We've got recent and classic rockers from Los Straitjackets, Duane Eddy, Mark Malibu & The Wasagas, The Kaputniks, The Tourmaliners, The Evanstones, The Young Barons, The Surfrajettes, Little Richard, Brian Wilson (with Al Jardine, Blondie Chaplin and another track with Brian Setzer), The Silicon, Link Bat & The Bat Rays and Brian Walker.  Beth Riley has a great tune from The Beach Boys in her Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break segment, we take a ride in our Catching A Wave Time Machine 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

The Young Barons- "Moment Of Truth"
The Surfrajettes- "Hale'iwa Hustle"
Brian Walker- "Last Wave"
Brian Wilson- "Sail Away" (with Al Jardine & Blondie Chaplin)
Brian Setzer with Brian Wilson- "Little Deuce Coupe"
Los Straitjackets- "Rainy Night In Georgia"
The Silicon- "Summer 2020"
Little Richard- "Scuba Party"

Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break-
The Beach Boys- "I Was Made To Love Her"
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Duane Eddy- "Peter Gunn"
The Kaputniks- "Meanwhile, Our Hero Plots His Escape"
The Tourmaliners- "Beautiful Day"

Catching A Wave Time Machine
Week ending October 26, 1963:
#98 (debut) Dick Dale & The Del-Tones- "The Scavenger"
#6 Dion- "Donna The Prima Donna"
#1 Jimmy Gilmer & The Fireballs- "Sugar Shack"

Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week:
Jan Berry- "My Midsummer Night's Dream"

The Evanstones- "The Heat"
Mark Malibu & The Wasagas- "Gnarly Ride"
Link Bat & The Bat Rays- "Diamond Jack"

Outro Music Bed: Dick Dale- "Taco Wagon"