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ROCKOLLECTIONS: THE 60'S POETS- POVERTY PT.2

It's The 60's Poets, and the Subject is Poverty.

I thought this would be a good time for it as Thanksgiving approaches, and it's another thing to be Thankful for.

Any show of this sort must include Bob Dylan…

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Added by Mike Pell on November 14, 2018 at 8:54pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: THE 60'S POETS- POVERTY PT.1

This is the 4th in a Series of 5 Shows on Topics By The 60's Poets.

I began the Series in 2016, and this time the Subject is Poverty.

Credit must be given to Scott Muni, as he did similar shows during his early years at WNEW-FM.…

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Added by Mike Pell on November 12, 2018 at 7:44pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: AUTUMN SHOW PT.2

After such a hot Summer for us here in NYC, it is nice to move into Autumn.

And we have that annual phenomenon to enjoy...Indian Summer!

That will be fully noted in this Closing Half of my Autumn Show.

In…

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Added by Mike Pell on November 7, 2018 at 8:50pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: AUTUMN SHOW PT.1

The Salute To Autumn has become an almost annual tradition at Rockollections.

Rather than play he same Songs over and over, I always try to dig out ones you haven't heard in a long time, or maybe never have heard.…

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Added by Mike Pell on November 6, 2018 at 1:00pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: HALLOWEEN PT.2 END

Halloween is here.

If you hear a knock at the door, DO NOT answer it!

I thought I'd play you some Ghost songs in this ending half.

There are a load of…

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Added by Mike Pell on October 31, 2018 at 9:42pm — 4 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: HALLOWEEN PT.1

Halloween approaches, or should I say it creeps up quietly behind us.

Some very interesting songs in here.

But the Centerpiece in this opening half is a trip back to those good old Free-Form FM…

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Added by Mike Pell on October 29, 2018 at 9:35pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: WEBSTER'S BIRTHDAY PT.4 END

It’s Words I am playing, and playing with, for this 260th Birthday of Noah Webster, The Dictionary Man- hell, he’d be older than America!

If I have a style, this Final Episode is a return to it, with songs concerning What Is The…

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Added by Mike Pell on October 24, 2018 at 10:11pm — 5 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: WEBSTER'S BIRTHDAY PT.3

Last week October 16th was Noah Webster's Birthday, and his Party continues.

To refresh your memory, he published his 1st Dictionary in 1806 and followed that up with an expanded two volume version in 1828.…

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Added by Mike Pell on October 22, 2018 at 10:07pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: WEBSTER'S BIRTHDAY PT.2

October 16th is Noah Webster's Birthday, the man famous for writing that Dictionary so valuable to us all.

One thing is for certain, he didn't believe in Wasting Words!

I love Words, I play…

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Added by Mike Pell on October 17, 2018 at 10:09pm — 5 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: WEBSTER'S BIRTHDAY PT.1

Rather than Webster’s Birthday you are undoubtedly used to seeing the Words “Webster’s Dictionary”.

On this date, October 16th 1758, Noah Webster was born- making it his 260th Birthday!…

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Added by Mike Pell on October 15, 2018 at 9:30pm — 4 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: MR. SONGS PT.2

Well I am getting those Oldies out of my system, and coincidentally also had my ear fixed!

I like dipping back now and then for a show or two.

More songs with MR. in the title!…

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Added by Mike Pell on October 10, 2018 at 10:29pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: MR. SONGS PT.1

I am having computer problems, so here is a rerun from long ago.

This is a departure from the usual Music I play but the presentation will remain the same.

Almost all the songs will be from the…

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Added by Mike Pell on October 9, 2018 at 12:08am — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: SAX AND THE CITY PT.12 END

It’s Bax To Sax for Sax And The City, and the Final Chapter!

When is the BEST time to hear a Hot Wailing Saxophone?

For me, at a small Rock & Roll Club Around Midnight!…

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Added by Mike Pell on October 3, 2018 at 8:29pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: SAX AND THE CITY PT.11

It’s a Return To Sax And The City for 2 Final Chapters!

I still had that pile of songs and I wasn’t going to waste them.

There are a million Saxophone Songs to choose from- some I picked simply…

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Added by Mike Pell on October 1, 2018 at 9:27pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: END OF SUMMER CRUISE 2018 PT.4 FINAL

Avast Ye Mateys!

We’ll ride with The Boatman, Take A Night Sail and Come In With The Ship.

Meaning it’s time for the End Of The End Of Summer Cruise and a Return To Harbor!
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Added by Mike Pell on September 26, 2018 at 9:06pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: END OF SUMMER CRUISE 2018 PT.3

It is just Barely Autumn, still warm enough for the End Of Summer Cruise to continue.

Weather is no respecter of Calendars!

This Episode we’ll right away Build A Boat.…

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Added by Mike Pell on September 24, 2018 at 9:17pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: END OF SUMMER CRUISE 2018 PT.2

Well we got our feet wet in that first half.

Now we’ll need Sailors for this End Of Summer Cruise.


Any volunteers?


A good short set about Sailing…

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Added by Mike Pell on September 19, 2018 at 9:31pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: END OF SUMMER CRUISE 2018 PT.1

It was a very hot Summer this year, hitting the 90’s far to often for me.

Add in the humidity and I want out!

It’s always cooler by the Water, so for this last week of the Summer, I invite…

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Added by Mike Pell on September 17, 2018 at 9:37pm — 2 Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: NEW YORK CITY SONGS 2018 PT.2 END

As a nation we have grown so divided it saddens me.

We were so united in those days following the attacks by fanatic muslim terrorists.

It’s New York City Songs for us who got slammed, and it’s…

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Added by Mike Pell on September 12, 2018 at 5:47pm — No Comments

ROCKOLLECTIONS: NEW YORK CITY SONGS 2018 PT.1

Once again, I was surprised to see September 11th falling on a Tuesday, the day of the show, when it is broadcast terrestrially over the airwaves.

Over the years for September 11th, I have explained that although the Pentagon was struck,…

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Added by Mike Pell on September 10, 2018 at 9:19pm — No Comments

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