Wednesday, December 28, 2016

30 Years Of Ducks Breath - Part 3


Enclosed please find part 3.

Saturday, December 24, 2016

Jingle Hells Bells




More fun thanks to Bob Rivers.

Stingrays - Don't Fear The Reverb - 2000


The tunes Pipeline, Nitro, and Don't Fear The Reverb are especially nice. Link in comments.

Thursday, December 22, 2016

The Rolling Stones At The BBC




Here is a video collecton of Rolling Stones appearances on BBC television in which they do START ME UP, GET OFF MY CLOUD, GIMME SHELTER, MISS YOU, ANGIE, and five more tunes. Highlights include the blond guy who replaced Brian, Keith's missing front tooth, and the room full of suds. About 178MB. Link in comments.

Pride And Prejudice Soundtrack - 1995




This was the best-ever adaptation of Jane Austin and has music by the very busy Carl Davis. CANON COLLINS should make you smile. Link in comments.

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Beatles Christmas Records - 1963 - 1969


The Beatles did seven of these and that was that. They are fun. Link in comments.

Saturday, December 17, 2016

Monty Python - Christmas in Heaven




The finale to the Monty Python film THE MEANING OF LIFE. A high-quality video is yours in the comments.

Friday, December 16, 2016

Star Wars Christmas Special - Ending




You will enjoy these 5 minutes from the entertainment much more than the 2 full hours. A high-quality video is yours for the taking in the comments.

Thursday, December 15, 2016

30 Years of Ducks Breath - Part 2




Two of the Ducks introduce sketches SUPERHERO TALK SHOW, THE DANGERS OF PREMARITAL SEX, and lots more.

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

The Abbey Road Story - 1997




A one-hour documentary about the facility with remarks by Paul McCartney, Roger Waters, Alan Parsons, George Martin, and others, and with historical footage of big bands, classical orchestras, The Hollies, and more.

Sunday, December 11, 2016

Kismet - Original Broadway Cast - 1954




Our own Alfred Drake starred in this stage production for adult audiences. The Kismet film that followed was sanitized by Louis B. Mayer and Samuel Goldwyn.

Saturday, December 10, 2016

Dimension X - 1950




A Sci-Fi radio show with a different story each week from authors like Vance, Simak, Heinlein and even L. Ron Hubbard. Collect all 50.

Thursday, December 8, 2016

Bob Rivers - More Twisted Christmas - 1997




Here are familiar Christmas songs with funny new lyrics and arrangements. The vocals are lush thanks to multitracking and resemble The Carpenters. I think you will like.

The Stingrays




This is not the Sixties Surf group but a short-lived one circa 2000. Press play.

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

The Compleat Beatles - 1982




This 2-hour video documentary contains newsreel footage and interviews with the Fab Four, George Martin, Tony Sheridan, and many others.

Saturday, December 3, 2016

Metal Christmas - 1996




I admire the Metal sound and musicianship and singing but still get these Spinal Tap moments. Good luck. Link in comments.

Thursday, December 1, 2016

X MINUS ONE - 1955 to 1958




X MINUS ONE was perhaps the best science fiction series for radio with writers like Bradbury, Asimov, and Silverberg. Television took over in a few years and this golden age ended. Link in comments.

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

The Singing Dinasoar




Dinah Shore was shapely and sometimes sang on her TV show while wearing a tight gown. She inspired this Saturday-morning cartoon.

Sunday, November 27, 2016

Atkins and Snow - By Special Request - 1969




Eleven tracks from Chet and Hank.

Friday, November 25, 2016

Annette - Back To The Beach - 1987



The King of the Surf Guitar, Dick Dale, performs with a young Stevie Ray Vaughn and an old Frankie Avalon. There is a catchy tune from Eddie Money and other tunes to like. And Surfin' Bird to dislike. Link in comments.

A Holiday Classic

Check out the nice harmony. Bob Rivers and company did change the lyrics a little.

Wednesday, November 23, 2016

New Years Eve Monsterjam



Launch this at 11 PM on New Year's Eve to hear 48 Boomer tracks, a countdown to midnight, Auld Lang Syne, and then twelve more tracks during which your guests should probably leave.

Sunday, November 20, 2016

Leon Berry At The Giant Wurlitzer - 1956



Once upon a time Leon Berry performed at roller-rinks in the Chicagoland area as a kind of rock star. He recorded several albums after this first one. Link in comments.

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Disco Monsterjam



70 minutes from the Bee Gees and others. Very nicely done. Link in comments.

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Magnificent Rogue - WC Fields - 1956



Fred Allen tells the WC Fields story with samples included. Link in comments.

Friday, November 11, 2016

Thank Got It's Friday - 1978



This is the double-album soundtrack from the movie of the same name, containing LAST DANCE and JE T'AIME and more by Donna Summer, and tunes by Thelma Houston, Diana Ross, The Commodores, and others. Link in comments.

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Blondel - The Opera - 1983



Tim Rice and Stephen Oliver contrived this comic Opera which was later rearranged and enlarged. It's a must for Stephen Oliver admirerers but won't please everyone.

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Michael Jackson - Megamixes and Remixes



Another CD for use by Club DJ's. Very nicely done with 20 tunes in 26 minutes. Link in comments.

Friday, November 4, 2016

Disco Classics Megamix - 70's



92 original recordings are used in this megamix and the beat never changes. The tunes sprint past at a rate of 1.53 songs-per-minute, killing about 1 hour. A list of the songs is included. I like this thing. Link in comments.

Thursday, November 3, 2016

After Pilkington - 1986 - Stephen Oliver



This is a strange and funny film that is a must-have if you are a big fan of composer Stephen Oliver. Otherwise it isn't. Five needful links in comments.

Saturday, October 29, 2016

Blade Runner - Esper Edition



This is a rip of the LIMITED-EDITION( not really ) bootleg CD set. It is perhaps the best of the boot remixes although there are many others. Try this, enjoy this, and strap-in for the movie BLADE RUNNER TWO!

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Party Megamix - 1994



Here are twelve medleys from the early Eighties of which I enjoyed the ABBA, Beach Boys, and Stevie Wonder tracks and have no recollection of the other nine. Are you, perhaps, a Gary Glitter person? Link in comments.

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Stars On 45 - The Beatles LP - 1981



Side A contains the best of the STARS ON 45, HOOKED ON, and MEGAMIX phenomena I believe. It's the 15 minute medley of 30 Beatles tunes in which none of the Beatles actually sang a single note of it. The quality of the rip is great and Side B is also included.

Sunday, October 23, 2016

Chet Atkins - The Poor People Of Paris




Chet plays live on The Grand Old Opry. Buddy Ebsen does the introduction.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Donna Summer - Je T'Aime - 1977



Much is promised and perhaps little is delivered in this Disco remake by Donna Summer. Link in comments.

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Chet Atkins - The Most Popular Guitar - 1961



Chet is accompanied by an orchestra this time out. Link in comments.

Friday, October 14, 2016

30 Years of Ducks Breath - Part 1


I thought the Ducks were done but they aren't.  A documentary about them is in the pipeline and you can kick-in to help it happen.  Some one-hour spots were made in promotion of the Ducks.  Here is the first one.  Link in comments.     

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Chet Atkins Workshop - 1960



HOT MOCKING BIRD is fun and got a lot of airplay. Link in comments.

Saturday, October 8, 2016

Alfred Drake - The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam

That outstanding baritone of his time, Alfred Drake, delivers the best dramatic reading of this subversive poem. Link in comments.

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Chet Atkins - Mr. Guitar - 1959

This album contains COUNTRY GENTLEMAN which got a lot of airplay. Link in comments.

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Bonzo - Shake, Chuckle and Roll - 1992

Vivian Stanshall and Neil Innes reflect upon the Bonzo Dog Band for BBC Radio One.

Friday, September 30, 2016

Duck's Breath Mystery Theatre - Out Of Season



Duck's Breath materialized in Iowa City in the late 70's and then relocated to San Francisco. They produced their first comedy record in 1980 and here it is. Link in comments.

You can help make their documentary happen by visiting Here.

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Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Duck's Breath - Homemade Radio - 1983

This was the second effort from Duck's Breath Mystery Theatre and it came out on cassette instead of vinyl. The characters Mister Science and Ian Shoales are well established in this album. Link in comments.

The Ducks are doing a documentary about themselves - while it is still possible - and I hope you will kick in and help make it happen, here; http://www.ducksbreathmysterytheatre.com.

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Chet Atkins - In Hollywood - 1959

Chet was still performing JITTERBUG WALTZ decades later. Link in comments.

Friday, September 23, 2016

Chet Atkins - At Home - 1958

This record includes YANKEE DOODLE DIXIE which was quite the novelty at the time. Link in comments.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Chet Atkins - Hi-Fi In Focus - 1957

This record contains WALK DON'T RUN which became a hit for The Ventures a few years later. Link in comments.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Bonzo - The Intro And Outro and more

The Bonzos do some commercials and perform Death Cab for Cutie, Urban Spaceman, Humanoid Boogie, and other tunes for British television. About 23 minutes. A high-quality video is also available.

Monday, September 19, 2016

Chet Atkins - Finger-Style Guitar - 1957

Chet's fifth album for RCA. The much-played Malaguena is on this one.

Sunday, September 18, 2016

Chet Atkins In 3 Dimensions - 1955

Chet's fourth RCA record. Link in comments.

Saturday, September 17, 2016

A Session With Chet Atkins - 1954

Chet's third RCA offering. Hope you like.

Friday, September 16, 2016

Chet Atkins - Stringin' Along - 1953

Chet's second RCA record. Main Street Breakdown got a lot of airplay and perhaps you have heard it. Enjoy.

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Chet Atkins - Gallopin' Guitar - 1953

Chet's first RCA record. Link in comments.

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Bonzo Dog Band - The Equestrian Statue

Here is a performance for BBC-TV with Vivian doing some cutting-up. A download of higher quality is available in the comments.

Friday, September 9, 2016

the Personals - 1982

Karen Landry and Bill Schoppert star in this sweet little film from the roller-disco epoc. Links in comments.

Sunday, September 4, 2016

Between Time And Timbuktu - All 4 parts

Enclosed please find the links to all 4 parts on Google Drive. Tell us how you liked the thing, please.

Between Time And Timbuktu - 1972 - Part 1

A television film directed by Fred Barzyk and based on a number of works by Kurt Vonnegut. Bob and Ray and Bruce Morrow co-star. Produced by National Educational Television and WGBH-TV, Boston.

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Florence Foster Jenkins - A Tribute

This documentary about Madam Jenkins describes her life and performances and contains the wonderful interview with her pianist Cosme McMoon. There is also some singing by Florence Foster Jenkins herself. Oh well. Link in comments.

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Paint Your Wagon - 1977

Two Golden Throats - Clint Eastwood and Lee Marvin - do their thing. All over you.

Sunday, August 21, 2016

Bonzo - BBC Radio Recordings 2

Here are 24 more early Bonzo radio bits. The last one is an interview with Neil Innes.

Saturday, August 20, 2016

The Tick Returns in 2017!


It will be a full season on Amazon Streaming. Lucky us.

Friday, August 19, 2016

Bonzo - BBC Radio Recordings 1

Here are 24 performances for air from 1967 to 1969. And there's more.