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Jul 3, 2023

We hear a couple of tracks from the new free sampler Vol. 5 from Triple Agent Records (Chewbacca's and Thalasses) this hour (more in coming weeks too)! Always fun artwork with those! We pay tribute to the late, great Dickie Harrell (Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame drummer for Gene Vincent & His Blue Caps) who passed away on May 31st, 2023 and hear a song from his 1961 solo album on Capitol Records. We board the Catching A Wave for the week ending October 26th, 1963 for radio station WQAM 560 AM and hear some songs on their chart that week (including the #1 song). We'll spin a tune from a Dick Dale & His Del-Tones album that is celebrating it's 60th anniversary this year in our Good Time segment. Beth Riley has a July 4th themed tune from The Beach Boys in her Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break. KISS has a rockin' instrumental patriotic tune in the mix as well and we'll drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox to hear our selection of the week. Plus, we've great tunes from The Scimitars, Raul Malo, The Bomboras, Tegan & Sara, Shorty's Swingin' Coconuts, Joan Jett and The Blackhearts, Skoteenas and Trio Koko.

 

Intro music bed: "Catch A Wave"- The Beach Boys
 
Raul Malo- "Liberty City"
The Bomboras- "Blowback"*
 
In memorium:
Dickie "Be-Bop" Harrell- "Drivin' Around The Block"
 
Tegan and Sara- "Girls Talk"
Trio Koko- "Enterprise"
 
"Good Time" segment:
Dick Dale & His Del-Tones 60th Anniversary of King Of The Surf Guitar (1963)
Dick Dale & His Del-Tones- "King Of The Surf Guitar" 
 
Joan Jett and The Blackhearts- "Before The Dawn"
Chewbacca's- "Death Of A Galaxy"
 
Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break:
The Beach Boys- "4th Of July"
Follow "Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break" HERE
 
KISS- "Star Spangled Banner"
The Scimitars- "Damascus Steele"
Thalasses- "Augurio"
 
Catching A Wave Time Machine
Week ending October 26th, 1963 for WQAM 560 AM
#39 The Atlantics- "Bombora"
#27 Jan & Dean- "Honolulu Lulu"
#1 Frankie Avalon- "Beach Party"
 
Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week:
The Kan Dells- "Cloudburst"
 
Shorty's Swingin' Coconuts- "The Boss"
Skoteenas- "El Topo"
 
Outro music bed: Eddie Angel- "Deuces Wild"