September is upon us, and it will be noted in a well-known yet very serious tune that is much more than about a month.
After that, Work...that necessary evil!
Hard to believe all those Rat Race shows started last Labor Day.
And a lot of real GOOD songs remained unplayed, still sitting in their neat little pile.
No repeats in these Pre-Labor Day Outings.
And while it's true that 40 Hour Week can make anybody…
Added by Mike Pell on August 30, 2015 at 9:12pm —
Nerocromo Music is pleased to announce the british alt progressive rock band BABYSUN. Continue
The EP titled “One big everything”…
Added by Dragomilov on August 30, 2015 at 4:49am —
NEROCROMO MUSIC and Heart Of Steel Records are proud to present "Who we really are" the fourth album of rockers ARMONIGHT.…
Added by Dragomilov on August 30, 2015 at 4:30am —
This Annual Hobo Convention in Britt, Iowa concludes, celebrating those Free Spirits!
I'll have Rock, Country, Blues, Jazz, Folk and maybe something else in this concluding chapter.
Including the BEST song ever in my opinion, about the friendship, the brotherhood, in their chosen lifestyle between these mavericks.
And finally, here is a wonderful recipe for their legendary Mulligan Stew:
Take a large bowl, fill it…
Added by Mike Pell on August 26, 2015 at 1:51am —
Hobos they're called, a word with as many possible origins as there are reasons to join the fraternity.
The Latin words homo bonus mean "good man" and could have been coined to make the term hobo.
Some say that soldiers returning from the Civil War would be asked where they were headed and they replied "homeward bound".
Migratory agricultural workers of the eighteenth century were referred to as "hoe boys", and…
Added by Mike Pell on August 23, 2015 at 6:33pm —
Disappointed Chrissie Hynde by continuing to sob.
Permitted sun to go down on Elton John, thus failing him.
Failed to heed warning to stop in the name of love, broke Diana Ross’s heart.
Was cruel to a heart that was true, much to the chagrin of Elvis Presley.…
Added by Mike Pell on August 21, 2015 at 1:02pm —
I'll finish that First (and last!) Anniversary Concert at the Village Theater on June 11, 1967.
The acts perfectly reflected what WOR-FM was playing by that time, the station was a huge success with over a million listeners- and the best part was these were primarily college students and young adults who didn't listen to AM or FM...they didn't listen to the RADIO!
WOR-FM had created a new audience!
But the greedhead suits and…
Added by Mike Pell on August 19, 2015 at 3:14pm —
Getting ready to wrap things up at the late great WOR-FM with these last two chapters, and we will drastically go from joyous celebration to the people responsible for the station's success being fired.
The DJ's were allowed to play songs by groups better known for their Top 40 hits but were stretching out and expanding themselves, attempting experimental things- those hidden album cuts that were…
Added by Mike Pell on August 16, 2015 at 5:07pm —
In this chapter, Murray the K goes off after playing a song you'll know, that WOR-FM was the first in the country to play, and for a good while it was the only station to play it.
Rosko comes on, doing some scat singing to an instrumental I cannot identify, and he is doing his show live from a club called The Cheetah.
Now he was the one we didn't know from other stations, and he was the biggest…
Added by Mike Pell on August 12, 2015 at 3:58pm —
Their call letters no longer even exist, but the celebration of WOR-FM continues with some more Murray The K.
Murray would do what he called "Attitude Blocks"- sets of music with a common thread tying them together.
Something I have taken to an extreme, lol!
Here's what Radio Authority Alan Sniffen had to say:
"Murray the K was the guiding light for the first year. His dedication to breaking new music…
Added by Mike Pell on August 9, 2015 at 9:31pm —
Moving on with this celebration of WOR-FM bringing Rock & Roll to Commercial FM Radio 49 years ago on July 30th 1966, I should say why I chose this year to honor it.
I know the 50th Anniversary would have more impact,
But who knows where we will all be a year from today...the time to do it is NOW!
This time a look at a guy who many people liked and almost just as many found grating, Murray Kaufman, known…
Added by Mike Pell on August 4, 2015 at 11:25pm —
This Series was originally broadcast in the Summer of 2011, so kindly add 4 years to all dates I say.
I mentioned last week, a union strike over a new pay scale for FM jocks prevented the hired DJ's to go on the air.
They were anxious to go on that first day, July 30th 1966, but not allowed.
On the 2nd day, July 31st 1966, WOR-FM did a very strange thing.
They started running announcements explaining their…
Added by Mike Pell on August 2, 2015 at 10:22pm —