Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Twistin' 2


With Mark Ehmcke

1. Wiggling Fool - Jack Hammer;

2.  Patty Baby - Freddy Cannon;

3.  Sally Twist - Bobby Lee Trammell;

4.  Mister Twister - Connie Francis;

5.  Tequila Twist - The Champs;

6.  Girl Girl Girl - Jack Hammer;

7.  The Continental Twist - Louis Prima;

8.  Woe Is Me - Bobby Lee Trammell;

9.  Everybody's Twistin' - Frank Sinatra;

10.  Shout - Keely Smith;

11.  Twistin' Train - Don Covay & the Goodtimers;

12.  Muddy Water's Twist - Muddy Waters;

13.  The Frankenstein Twist - The Crystals;

14.  The Alvin Twist - The Chipmunks;

15.  Jam Up Twist - Tommy Ridgley;

16.  The Twist - Duane Eddy;

17.  Danse Le Twist Avec Moi - Johnny Hallyday;

18.  The Crawl - Guitar Junior;

19.  Slow Twistin' - Chubby Checker & Dee Dee Sharp;

20.  Queen Of The Twist - Johnny Otis;

21.  Twist Twist Senora - Gary US Bonds;

22.  Twist Around The Clock - Clay Cole;

23.  Route 66 - Louis Prima;

24.  The Italian Twist - The Unique Echoes;

25.  Twistin' Cowboy Joe - Keely Smith;

26.  Twisting With The King - King Curtis;

27.  I've Been Twistin' - Jerry Lee Lewis;

28.  Good Twistin' Tonight - Hank Ballard and the Midnighters;

29.  X-Mas Twist - The Twistin' Kings;

30.  At The Hop - The Sherrys

Monday, June 17, 2024

Aircheck Of The Week


It’s the Summer Of Love in the City Of Brotherly Love. Hy Lit was one of Philadelphia’s most influential radio talents, and his glory days were spent at WIBG (known to locals as “Wibbage”). It’s June, 1967 and Top 40 radio was hitting its creative peak.

Friday, June 14, 2024

Forgotten 45s


With David Bruce

Chartbusters - She's The One

Sonny & Cher - A Beautiful Story

Outsiders - Girl In Love

Shirley Ellis - The Puzzle Song

Gladstone - A Piece Of Paper

Ray Charles - The Cincinnati Kid

Jackie Wilson - I'll Be Satisfied

Freddy Cannon - The Dedication Song

Head And Shoulders spot

Bar-Kays - Soul Finger

Charlie Rich - On My Knees

Little Anthony & The Imperials - Better Use Your Head

Kenny Rogers & The First Edition - But You Know I Love You

Joe Tex - Skinny Legs And All

Sam The Sham & The Pharaohs - Ju Ju Hand

Petula Clark Plymouth spot

Barbara Lewis - Spend A Little Time

Guess Who - Hand Me Down World

Ben E. King - What Can A Man Do

Frankie Ford - Alimony

Ray Stevens - Answer Me My Love

Los Bravos Coke spot

Brenda Holloway    - You Can Cry On My Shoulder

Kinks - Deadend Street

Wednesday, June 12, 2024

The Mal Thursday Show: 1966 A to Z - S pt. 1

Sgt. Barry Sadler: Little Bird of Viet Nam (mono)
Sam & Dave: Hold on, I'm Comin'/You Got Me Hummin'
Sam the Sham & The Pharoahs: Little Red Riding Hood
The Sandals: Tell Us Dylan
Billy Sandlin & The Interns: Poor Rich Girl
The Satans: Makin' Deals
The Endless Summer radio spot
The Sandals: The Endless Summer (bed)
Saturday's Children: Chicago Electric radio spot
The Savages (Bermuda): The World Ain't Round, It's Square!
The Savages (Brooklyn NY): Cheating on Me
The Saxons: Things Been Bad
The Scavengers: But If You're Happy
The Score: Please Please Me
The Shandels: Stacked Nasty (bed)
The Scoundrels: Up There
Sean & The Brandywines: She Ain't No Good
The Searchers: Have You Ever Loved Somebody/Take Me for What I'm Worth
The Second Helping: Let Me In/Hard Times
The Seeds: Pushin' Too Hard/Out of the Question (mono)
Bob Seger & The Last Heard: East Side Story
The Shadows of Knight: Gloria/Light Bulb Blues
The Shaggs: Ring Around the Rosie
The Shags: Don't Press Your Luck
The Shangri-Las: Past, Present and Future
Del Shannon: What Makes You Run
Sandie Shaw: Run
Don Shinn And The Soul Agents: A-Minor Explosion (bed)
The Sherlocks: Skin of My Teeth
Simon & Garfunkel: The Big Bright Green Pleasure Machine/A Hazy Shade of Winter (mono)
Frank Sinatra: That's Life
Nancy Sinatra
: How Does That Grab You Darlin' (mono)
Sir Mack Rice: It's All Right
Sir Winston & the Commons: We're Gonna Love
The Sinders: Sinners (bed)
Thee Sixpence: My Flash on You/Long Day's Care
The Skope: Be Mine Again
Percy Sledge: When a Man Loves a Woman
The Small Faces: All or Nothing/You Need Loving (BBC)
The Snails: Snails Love Theme

Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Bo Did It


With Mark Ehmcke

1. Bop Diddlie In The Jungle - Tommy King and the Starlights

2. Casting My Spell - The Talismen

3.  Pretty Plaid Skirt - Mel Smith & the Nightriders

4.  Boom Stix - Curley and the Jades

5.  Crazy Country Hop - Johnny Otis

6.  You Look Like Something The Cat Drug In - Bill Moss

7.  Guaranteed Love - Limey & the Yanks

8.  Meet Jacqueline - The Troggs

9.  Roller Coaster - Little Walter

10.  Surfing Drums - Dick Dale and the Del-Tones

11.  How Does That Grab You - Jeff Thomas

12.  Keep Your Big Mouth Shut - Thee Headcoatees

13.  McComb Mississippi - George "Harmonica" Smith

14.  Shimmy Shimmy Walk Pt 1 - The Megatons

15.  Gone And Passed By - The Chocolate Watchband

16.  Unitar Rock - Willie Joe and his Unitar

17.  Mona (I Need You Baby) - The Nashville Teens

18.  Hambone Rock - Paul Evans

19.  Mumblin' Mosie - Johnny Otis

20.  Bo Diddley - Link Wray and the Raymen

Monday, June 10, 2024

Aircheck Of The Week


We are heading into the final summer of the '60s in Boss Angeles, home of Boss Radio KHJ. Charlie Tuna (not to be confused with the Starkist cartoon fish) is in front of the mic with the hits and stiffs of June 1969.

Friday, June 7, 2024

Kogar's Jungle Juice Show #67


01 the Rhythm Rockers Hurricane  NORTON

02 The Phantom Five Graveyard SKULL

03 The Plaids – Creepin STENTOR

04 The Ramblin Rebels – Impact DESS

05 The Highlights Studio Blues PLAY

06 Link Wray Commanche (alternate) EPIC


01 The Antennas Fuji-Yama Mama CLAY

02 The Cellos Rang Tang Ding Dong (I am the japanese sand man) APOLLO

03 The Flamingos Get with It CHECKER

04 The Uptowns - Asiatic Flu LAURIE

05 The Jewels My Baby IMPERIAL

06 The Fabulous Gardenias - Whats the Matter With Me LIZ


01 Dave C. and the Sharptones – Diane WHIRL

02 Dave Cox and the Sharptones Skateland Bounce GOLDEN LEAF

03 Dave C. and His Sharptones - Black Pepper DOLLEE

04 Dave Cox and the Sharptones Silly Tillie GOLDEN LEAF

05 Bo Diddley Gun Slinger CHECKER

06 Rolling Crew Cryin Emma ALADDIN

07 Eddy Ware Lima Beans CHESS


01 Ray Harris Come on Little Mama -alternate- NORTON-SUN

02 Four Teens Go Little Go Cat CHALLENGE

03 Mac Curtis Don't You Love Me KING

04 Paul Kepler with the Cool notes Betty Lou DRUM RECORD COMPANY conn.

05 Johnny Burnette and the Rock and Roll Trio You're Undecided CORAL

06 Little Mojo  acc by the Jesters Mojo Rockin' MOJO

07 Vince Everett Baby Let's Play House ABC PARAMOUNT

08 Sanford Clark The Fool MCI


01 Otis Rush Love that Woman COBRA

02 Muddy Waters and his guitar I'm a Natural Born Lover CHESS

03 Harmonica Slim My Girl Won't Quit me VITA

04 Ike Turner and the Kings of Rhythm Down & Out ARTISTIC

05 Arthur Gunter No Naggin No Draggin EXCELLO


01 The Continental Cousins The Robot PALETTE

02 bobby christian - enough man SALEM the band with a sound

03 The Rock a bouts - she’s a fat girl CHANCELLOR PROMO

04 Pat the Cat and his Kittens Jesse James BULLSEYE RECORDS

05 janet and jay – compatitude LEADER

06 Royal Teens Leotards MIGHTY RECORDS

07 The Surfettes Sammy the Sidewalk Surfer MUSTANG

08 Robin & Crystal Bernard - The Monkey Song THOMAS ROAD BAPTIST CHURCH – Feudin' Fussin' And Frettin' LP

 Outro Laverne Baker Romance in the Dark

Wednesday, June 5, 2024

The Mal Thursday Show: 1966 A to Z - R

Raga and the Talas: My Group and Me
The Rare Breed: Beg, Borrow or Steal
The Rationals: Leaving Here/Feelin' Lost
The Rattles: Shame Shame Shame
The Ravin' Blue: Love
Lou Rawls: Love Is a Hurtin' Thing (live)
The Rare Breed: Jeri's Theme (bed)
Games trailer
The Reasons Why (Long Island, NY): Games
Otis Redding: Security/Respect (live)
The Regents: Words
The Remains: You Got a Hard Time Coming/Heart (mono)
The Renegades (Birmingham UK): Thirteen Women
The Renegades (Grand Rapids MI): She's Your Find
The Ravens: Things We Said Today (bed)
Paul Revere & The Raiders: Steppin' Out/Louie Go Home
Richard & The Young Lions: Open Up Your Door
Richie's Renegades: Come Alive/Baby It's Me
Paul Ritchie: Come on Back
Johnny Rivers: Secret Agent Man
The Revenuers: Night Dream (bed)
The Road Runners: Pretty Me
Robin Roberts: You Weren't Using Your Head
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles: Whole Lotta Shakin' in My Heart
The Rockin' Ramrods: Play It
The Rocking Roadrunners: Go Away
The Rocking Vickers: It's Alright
The Ron-De-Voos: Pipeline '66 (bed)
Tommy Roe: Under My Thumb
The Roemans: Love (That's What I Want)
The Rogues (Williamsport NY): You Better Look Now
The Rogues (Bristol CT): It's the Same All Over the World

Mal Thursday's Texas Tyme Machine:

The Reasons Why (Temple TX): Don't Be That Way
The Reddlemen: I'm Gonna Get in That Girl's Mind
The Runaways: 18th Floor Girl

The Royal Flairs: One Pine Box (bed)
The Rokes: Let's Live for Today/No No No
The Rolling Stones: 19th Nervous Breakdown/Out of Time (alt version)
The Romancers: She Took My Oldsmobile
The Ghost in the Invisible Bikini trailer
The Rooks: A Girl Like You
The Roosters
: One of These Days
The Royal Guardsmen: Army promo/Leaving Me
The Runabouts: Surfer's Fright (bed)
Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels: Little Latin Lupe Lu/Shakin' with Linda

Tuesday, June 4, 2024



With Mark Ehmcke

1. Rockin' Bones - The Cramps

2.  Good Rockin' Tonight - Wynonie Harris

3.  Rockin' In The Congo - Hank Thompson

4.  Rockin' My Life Away - Jerry Lee Lewis

5.  Rockin' Daddy - Eddie Bond

6.  Rockin' Space Girl - Jimmy Grubbs

7.  Rockin' Around In NYC - Marshall Crenshaw

8.  Rockin' All Over The World - John Fogerty

9.  Rockin' In A Flat - Madness

10.  Rockin' Is Our Business - The Treniers

11.  Rockin' Robin - Jackson 5

12.  Rockin' Chair Daddy - Harmonica Frank Floyd

13.  Rockin' Back Inside My Heart - Julee Cruise

14.  Rockin' Pneumonia and the Boogie Woogie Flu - Johnny Rivers

15.  Good Rockin' Tonight - Elvis Presley

16.  Rockin' Daddy - Sonny Fisher

17.  Rockin' Chair - Fats Domino

18.  Sweet Rockin' Music - Moon Mullican

19.  Rockin' In The Graveyard - Roy Loney and the Phantom Movers

20.  The House Is Rockin' (With Domestic Problems) - Cheap Trick

21.  Rockin' Rollin' Stone - Andy Starr

22.  Rockin' Chair - Frankie Laine

Monday, June 3, 2024

Aircheck Of The Week


It’s the Summer Of Love, June, 1967 with longtime Detroit personality Dave Shafer at “the home of the Happy Fellas” Radio 8 CKLW.

The Vampires of Dr. Dracula


With The Spookshow Serenade

Devil’s Love - Hugh Barrett

The Hex - The Moroccos

Cossak Walk - Al Duncan

Go Devil Go - Al Corsal and Chorus; Music by the Regal-Aires

Devil’s Den - Duane Turley with the Tads

The Phantoma - Ken Levy and the Phantoms

Night Creature - The Gigolos

The Creep - Billy Mure

Black Widow - The Nobles

Evil Eye - Lucy Campo

Midnite Creep - Al Bruno

J’ai Pas Eu Peur (I Wasn’t Afraid) - Pierre Doris

’Til the Following Night - Screaming Lord Sutch and the Savages

Horror Pictures - The Calvanes

Big Fat Spider - Heinz and the Wild Boys

Moda - Gökçen Kaynatan

Madness - The Rhythm Rockers

Wolfman - Laurie Allen

Werewolf - The Flyers

Snake Hips - The Johnny Lewis Trio and Millie

Stalkin’ - Duane Eddy 

Banshee - The Jerry Lee Trio

Aaahhh! - Jimmy Witter and His Shadows

The Sea Witch - Quinn Miller

The Devil’s Hand - Mike Jarrett and Gene Herd

Gravedigger’s Rock - Clyde Scott with the Zanypolis

Witchcraft - Dick Dewayne Combo

Nightmare - Johnny Worth

Ghost Train - Bert Weedon

Cat Man - Gene Vincent and His Blue Caps

Black Widow - Link Wray and His Ray Men

Dracula - The Cre-Shells

Cat’s Eyes - The Ted Taylor Four

Friday, May 31, 2024

Kogar's Jungle Juice Show #66!


01 The Zaks 66? WINE

02 Jimmy DeKnight Rock around the Clock Cha Cha PEAK

03 The Divots I Itch MART

04 The Debonairs Sidewinder TROJAN

05 tommy swanson his guitar and the sound man - baseball PIONEER

06  Jerry Neal – Scratchin DOT

07 The Cobras – Restless STAX


01 The Five Blue Notes - Somethin Awful ONDA

02 The Royal Jokers - You Tickle Me Baby FORTUNE

03 The Federals Come Go With Me DELUXE

04 The Harptones featuring Willie Winfield Gimme Some ANDREA

05 the Royal Holidays Margaret PENTHOUSE

06 The Fran-cettes - Late in the Evening BESCHE


01 Tarheel Slim Wildcat Tamer FURY

02 The Du Droppers Speed King GROOVE

03 Etta James and the Peaches - Wallflower MODERN

04 Rosie and the Originals Give Me Love HIGHLAND RECORDS

05 The Five Royales - Come on and Save Me KING

06 Chuck Higgins (BLOWS) Rock and Roll MONEY


01 Charlie Feathers with Jody and Jerry Everybody's Lovin My Baby KING

02 Jack Earls Take Me to that Place NORTON-SUN

03 Johnny Powers Be Mine All Mine SUN

04 The EL 'Dorados vocal by Johnny Dee lead guitar Bob Henderson Linda Lee ROCK HIGHLAND RECORDS

05 George and Earl Better Stop Look and Listen MERCURY

06 The Southlanders The Wiggle CASTLE

07 John and Jackie The Raging Sea ALLADIN

08 Gene Maltais With The Anita Kerr Singers –  Deep River Blues DECCA


01 Howlin Wolf Mama's Baby CHESS 1844   1962

02 Donnie Jacobs If you Want Good Lovin JIN

03 Cleveland Crochet and his Hillbilly Ramblers Midnight Blues LYRIC

04 Big Walter and his Combo Gamblin Woman PEACOCK

05 John Lee Hooker Gotta Boogie MODERN


01 Bill Haley and his Comets Chick Safari WARNER BROTHERS

02 darrel glenn - hoo doo the voo doo ROBBIE

03 AKIM - voodoo drums PAN WORLD

04 diane maxwell - love charms CHALLENGE MAD DADDY OOH

05 Henry Thome - Wolf Bait VIV

06 The Rhythm Addicts - The Thrill FRANTIC OOMP BOOMP

07 Impact V Island of Love AGAR

08 The Enchanters  – Cafe Bohemian ORBIT

 Laverne Baker Romance in the Dark