Tuesday, April 30, 2024

AM Gold with Tom Hanks

 New show today at 1 PM EDT!  TuneIn to hear some radio fun facts and hits heard on the AM dial.

All times EDT.

1 PM

5 PM

9 PM

1 AM

The Counts - Turn On Song - Talkover

Gary Lewis & The Playboys - Count Me In 

The Grass Roots - Let’s Live For Today

The Essex - Easier Said Than Done 

U.S. Marines Radio Spot

Mel Torme - Comin’ Home Baby

Georgie Fame & The Blue Flames - Yeh, Yeh

Bill Doggett - Honky Tonk, Pt1- Talkover

Hugo Montenegro - The Good, the Bad and the Ugly


The Five Americans - Western Union

The Hollies - On a Carousel

The McCoy’s - Heart Association Radio Spot

The Beau Brummels - Laugh, Laugh

The Turtles - Elenore

Earl Bostic - Flamingo - Talkover

Herb Alpert & the Tijuana Brass - A Taste Of Honey 

Mort Kridel Ad Agency - Fall-Out Shelter

Bill Haley & His Comets - Thirteen Women

Buffalo Springfield - No Sun Today

Dean Martin - Relax Ay Voo

Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazelwood - Some Velvet Morning

The Hal Singer Quintet - Blue Stompin’, Pt1 - Talkover

Freddie Cole - Black Coffee

John R - Soul Brother, Soul Sister Medallion 

Nolan Strong and the Diablos - Mambo of Love

The Box Tops - Happy Times

Cream - Badge

Happy Music Jingle

Lynn Anderson - I Never Promised You A Rose Garden

The Rumblers - Boss - Talkover

Bee Gees - In My Own Time 

Eddie Cochran ID

Eddie Cochran - C’mon Everybody

Chiquita Banana Radio Spot

Buck Owens - Hot Dog

Boyce & Hart - Teardrop City

JC Penny’s Batman Spot

The Coasters - Poison Ivy

Michael Lynch - Castle Jam

Monday, April 29, 2024

Aircheck Of The Week


It’s April, 1968 with Rosko on the go in Metromedia stereo. It’s the hippest of all trips on New York’s WNEW-FM.

Scream of the Demon Lover


With The Spookshow Serenade

"Lights out - everybody." - VO (excerpt from "Lights Out")

Demon Death - Southern Culture on the Skids (1985 LP version)

Where Evil Grows - Gore Gore Girls

Evil Eye - The Low Spirits

Face of the Screaming Werewolf - The Fleshtones

Spooky - The Gravediggers V

Zombie Hop - The Cavemen V

Hey Monstruo - Los Twang! Marvels

Creature from the Black Leather Lagoon - The Cramps

Paranoid Nightmare - The Royal Hangmen 

Voodoo Doll - The Courettes

"Why, what’s the matter? You seem a bit… nervous." Maurice Tarplin (VO - excerpt from "The Strange Dr. Weird")

Death Comes at Midnight - The Metalunas

The Demeter - Supertubos!

Why Won’t It Burn - The Ouija Chords

The Crawling Hand - The Slickee Boys

Dance with the Devil - Black Widows

Flying Saucers Over Van Nuys - The Ghastly Ones

Caligari Shadow - Messer Chups

"Ghost stories… WEIRD stories - murders, too!" - VO (excerpt from "The Hermit’s Cave")

Kreepy Krawl - The Coffin Daggers

I Hear You Screaming - The Shivas

Nightmare - The Gentlemen’s Agreement

Diggin’ Your Own Grave - The Mourning After

The Phantom - Strange Colours

Don’t Believe in Witches - Iris and the Deadly Flowers

Do the Lurd!! - Dexter Romweber

El Diablo del Mar - The Far Outs

Jack the Ripper - The Monkey Butlers

"Don’t be afraid just because it’s near the hour when we go to the Black Chapel." - VO (excerpt from "The Black Chapel").

Friday, April 26, 2024

Early Works


With Mark Ehmcke

Early works - early and first recordings of a number of artists.

1. Route 66 - Rolling Stones

2.  Diddy Wah Diddy - Captain Beefheart and his Magic Band

3.  You Really Got Me - The Kinks

4.  A Certain Girl - The Yardbirds

5.  I'm Not Losing Sleep - David Bowie

6.  I Can Hear The Grass Grow - The Move

7.  Leave Me Be - The Zombies

8.  Mystery Dance (demo) - Elvis Costello

9.  Once I Had A Love (demo) - Blondie

10.  Mona (I Need You Baby) - Rolling Stones

11.  Who Do You Think You're Fooling - Captain Beefheart and his Magic Band

12.  Stop Your Sobbing - The Kinks

13.  Good Morning Little Schoolgirl - The Yardbirds

14.  I Dig Everything - David Bowie

15.  Night Of Fear - The Move

16.  What More Can I Do - The Zombies

17.  Blame It On Cane (demo) - Elvis Costello

18.  Out In The Streets (demo) - Blondie

19.  I'm A King Bee - Rolling Stones

20.  Frying Pan - Captain Beefheart and his Magic Band

21.  I Gotta Move - The Kinks

22.  Too Much Monkey Business - The Yardbirds

23.  Can't Help Thinking About Me - David Bowie

24.  Wave Your Flag And Stop The Train - The Move

25.  You Make Me Feel Good - The Zombies

26.  Hoover Factory (demo) - Elvis Costello

27.  Platinum Blonde (demo) - Blondie

Kogar's Jungle Juice Show #61


01 baby sticks and the kingtones – pygmy SHELLY

02 diablito - the jungle PARKWAY

03 The Enchanters - Tum Tiki TOM TOM

04 harold and bob - jungle beat DELTA

05 chuck rio and the originals – margarita JACKPOT

06 jan davis - watusi zombie HOLIDAY


01 Billy and the Moonlighters - Little Indian Girl CRYSTAL BALL

02 The Fabulous Four - Oop Shoobie Doop Bam a Lam IMPRA

03 The Populairs - Island of Paradise MARVELLO

04 Joe Lyons and the Arrows Bop-A-Loop HIT MAKER

05 The Sevilles - Charlena GALAXY

06 The Pastels My One and Only Dream MASCOT


01 The Wheels Let's Have a Ball PREMIUM RECORDS

02 Bob Williams My Goose is Cooked LEDO

03 Willie Mae big mama Thornton w johnny otis band I Smell a Rat PEACOCK

04 The Five Royales Right Around the Corner KING

05 Don and Dewey Miss Sue SHADE

06 Dossie Terry - Fool Mule AMP 3 RECORDS

07 Esquerita Batty over hattie CAPITOL


01 Andy Starr No Room for your Kind MGM

02 Johnny Burnette Trio Oh Baby Babe CORAL

03 Bill Bodaford and the Rockets Little Girl BACK BEAT RECORDS

04 Robin Hood Brians Dis A Itty Bit FRATERNITY

05 Sparkle Moore With Dan Belloc And His Orchestra Skull and Cross Bones FRATERNITY

06 Warren Smith So Long I'm Gone SUN 288

07 Ronnie Molleen Fat Mama KING


01 Lavern Baker Tiny Tim ATLANTIC

02 Art Neville - Arabian Love Call SPECIALTY

03 Baby Earl and the Trinidads - Back Slop SPQR

04 Lee Dorsey - Behind the Eightball FURY

05 Bobby Marchan and the Clowns - Rockin Behind the Iron Curtain ACE


01 hasil adkins - moon over Madison NORTON

02 cleo page - leaving Mississippi JSP

03 Billy Storm and the Valiants - lover, lover  This Is The Night LP FAMOUS

04 The Midnighters In the Doorway Crying FEDERAL

05 The Delteens with The Orbits - Listen to the Rain FORTUNE

06 hasil adkins  leaves and autumn alternate version tape


outro Hasil Adkins my home town NORTON

Wednesday, April 24, 2024

The Mal Thursday Show: 1966 A to Z - I-J-K

The Ides of March: Roller Coaster
The Iguanas (Ann Arbor MI): Again and Again
The Illusions (St. Clair Shores MI): City of People
The Impalas: Spoonful
The In Crowd: Blow Up
The International Submarine Band: One Day Week
The Interns (Uniontown OH): I've Got Something to Say
The Intruders Five: Ain't Comin' Back
The Isley Brothers: Nowhere to Run
It's Them: Baby (I Still Want Your Lovin')
The Illusions (TX): Drums a Go Go (bed)
Blow Up trailer
Deon Jackson: Love Makes the World Go Round
Tommy James & The Shondells: Hanky Panky/I Say I Am (What I Am)
Bobby Jameson: Gotta Find My Roogalator
The Jazzmasters: Walkin'
Jefferson Airplane: It's No Secret (mono)/High Flying Bird
The John Does: One Kind Favor
Tom Jones: Promise Her Anything
The Judges: Judge and the Jury
The Ju Jus: Do You Understand Me
The Jury: Who Dat?
Just Too Much: She Gives Me Time
The Jokers trailer

Mal Thursday's Texas Tyme Machine:  

The Iguanas (Baytown): Leaving You Baby
The Interns (Houston): Have Mercy
The Jades: Little Girl
Just Us: Hey Everybody
Kempy & The Guardians: Love for a Price
Kenny & The Kasuals: Journey to Tyme/I'm Gonna Make It
Kit & The Outlaws: Don't Tread on Me
The Kitchen Cinq: Determination

Curtis Knight & The Squires
: Hornet's Nest (bed)
The K-Otics: I'm Leaving Here
Kaleidoscope: Elevator Man
Ken & The Fourth Dimension: See If I Care
Johnny Kendall & The Heralds: Girl
The King Bees: On Your Way Down the Drain
The King Beezz: Now
The Kingsmen: Little Sally Tease
The King's English: It Could be Bad
The Kinks: House in the Country/Most Exclusive Residence for Sale (mono)
The Kirkbys: It's a Crime
The Knaves: Leave Me Alone
The Knickerbockers: One Track Mind/Got My Feet Off the Ground
Terry Knight & The Pack: Numbers

Monday, April 22, 2024

Country 2


With Mark Ehmcke

1. Amos Moses - Jerry Reed

2.  She's A Yum Yum - Charlie Rich

3.  Seven Lonely Days - Patsy Cline

4.  Tall Dark Stranger - Buck Owens and his Buckaroos

5.  If I Don't Love You, Baby (Grits Ain't Groceries) - George Jones

6.  Your Good Girl's Gonna Go Bad - Tammy Wynette

7.  Alabam - Cowboy Copas

8.  Big Big City - Moon Mullican

9.  Sing Me Back Home - Merle Haggard

10.  What's In Our Heart - George Jones and Melba Montgomery

11.  Hot Rod Guitar - Joe Maphis

12.  Give Me Forty Acres (To Turn This Rig Around) - The Willis Brothers 13.  Sittin' In An All Night Cafe - Warner Mack

14.  Down And Out - Charlie Rich

15.  Walking After Midnight - Patsy Cline

16.  Mule Skinner Blues - Jerry Reed

17.  Hello Trouble - Buck Owens

18.  Hot Time In The Old Town - Arthur "Guitar Boogie: Smith

19.  You Can't Make A Heel Toe The Mark - Porter Wagoner

20.  We Go Together - George Jones and Tammy Wynette

21.  Tulare Dust - Merle Haggard

22.  Moon's Rock - Moon Mullican

23.  Flat Top Guitar - Cowboy Copas

24.  Stronger Than Dirt - Glenn Barber

Aircheck Of The Week


He was one of the original “screamers” of Top 40 radio. Known as the Wild I-tralian, Dick Biondi was a radio legend in Buffalo, Chicago, and Los Angeles. Here’s Dick on KRLA/Pasadena from April, 1966.

Friday, April 19, 2024

01 The Imps That'll Get it DO-RA-ME RECORDS

02 Buddy Starr And the Starliners hold it  KANGAROO RECORDS

03 The Riptides – Machine Gun CHALLENGE

04 The Starfires Re Entry SONIC

05 keetie and the kats – crossties HURON

06 The Invaders Journey into Darkness MOHAWK


01 The Nutmegs - Gift O Gabbin Woman HERALD

02 The Hearbeats Oh Baby Don't  HULL

03 Co-Eds featuring gwen edwards Love you Baby All the time OLD TOWN

04 Billy Ward and his Dominoes Pedal Pushin Papa FEDERAL BIO

05 The Debonaires Darling HERALD

06 the metallics - itchy twitchy too BARONET


01 dave c and the sharptones - hi spy WHIRL

02 Little Terry See See Boo Hoo SAVOY

03  Johnny Otis Orchestra vocal by junior and marie Boom Diddy Wa Wa PEACOCK

04 Bo Diddley Crawdad CHECKER

05 Johnny Heartsman the Rhythm Rocker and the Gaylarks Johnny's House Party part one MUSIC CITY

06 Linda Hayes My Name Ain't Annie KING


01 Hasil Adkins chicken walk 1956 poultry in motion NORTON

02 The Musical Linn Twins Rockin out the Blues BLUE FEATHER

03 Gene Maltais - Gang War LILAC

04 Ruckus Tyler Rollin and a Rockin FABOR

05 Bill Sherrel Cadillac Baby TYME

06 Ray Batts Stealin Sugar EXCELLO

07 Andy Anderson and the Dawnbreakers Gimme a Lock of your Hair CENTURY LIMITED

08 hasil adkins no more hot dogs NORTON Out To Hunch


01 Frankie Lee Sims My Talk Didn't Do No Good ACE

02 Billy Nelson Pack Shack and Stack my blues away SAVOY

03 Jimmy McCracklin triple a artist piano harp vocal gonna Tell Your Mother MODERN RECORDS

04 Doug Quattlebaum Lizzie Lou GOTHAM RECORDS PHILLY

05 George Smith Yes Baby CAROLYN 1968


01 NO ARTIST  Quartercash Records Tapping that Thing

02 The Ox tones Fatty Patty PHONOGRAPH RECORDS

03 Strange Loves I'm On Fire SWAN

04 The Tyrones Pink Champagne MERCURY

05 Los Mortíferos Rebel Rouser aka El Rebelde  It's Monster Surfing Time DISCOPHON

06 Link Wray Rumble 68 HEAVY

07 Impact V Island of Love AGAR

08 The Torques Tidal Wave LEMCO

09 Zeke Jackson Show – Red Rose Tea GINK


Outro Lavern Baker Romance in the Dark


Forgotten 45s


With David Bruce

Strangeloves - Cara-Lin

Major Lance - Investigate

Fats Domino - Three Nights A Week

Beach Boys - The Little Girl I Once Knew

Roy Head - Get Back

Mary Hopkin - Knock Knock Who's There

Clyde McPhatter - Lover Please

Guilloteens - I Don't Believe

Roy Orbison - It's Over

Alice B Toklas Movie spot

Jefferson Airplane - Mexico

Peter, Paul & Mary - Puff (The Magic Dragon)

Del Shannon - Mary Jane

Fraternity Of Man - Don't Bogart Me

Jim Stafford - Wildwood Weed

Rainy Daze - That Acapulco Gold

Argent Pepsi spot

Bob Luman - Let's Think About Living

McCoys - (You Make Me Feel) So Good

Timi Yuro - What's A Matter Baby

George Fischoff - Georgia Porcupine

Troggs - I Can't Control Myself

Vitalis Dry Control spot

Spyder Turner - Stand By Me

Kenny Rogers & The First Edition - Just Dropped In

Wednesday, April 17, 2024

The Mal Thursday Show: 1966 A to Z - G-H

The Gants: (You Can't Blow) Smoke Rings
Marvin Gaye: One More Heartache/The Teenbeat Song
The Gentle'men (Queens NY): Come on (If You Can)
The Gentrys: I'm Gonna Look Straight Through You
The Gents: If You Don't Come Back
The Gnomes: Something's Going Wrong
The Golden Earrings: Daddy Buy Me a Girl
The Golliwogs: Fight Fire
The Galaxies IV: Piccadilly Circus (bed)
Lesley Gore: California Nights
The Grains of Sand: Going Away Baby/That's When Happiness Began
The Grass Roots: Where Were You When I Needed You
The Grateful Dead: Standing on the Corner
The Gray Things: Charity
The Great Society:
Somebody to Love
The Green Beans: Who Needs You
Grant Green: I Want to Hold Your Hand (bed)
Dale Gregory & the Shouters: Did Ya Need to Know
The Guess Who: The Clock on the Wall
The Guilloteens: Crying All Over My Time

Mal Thursday's Texas Tyme Machine:
The G's: There's a Time
The Gentlemen (Dallas): It's Cry'n Shame
The Gnats: The Girl
The Great Grannies: Sugar Man
Roy Head: You're (Almost) Tuff
The Headstones: Wish She Were Mine/24 Hours (Every Day)
Roy Head Trio: Tush Hog (bed)

Half Pint & The Fifths: Orphan Boy
The Hangmen of Fairfield County: Stacey
The Harbinger Complex: I Think I'm Down
Tim Hardin: Don't Make Promises
Slim Harpo: Baby Scratch My Back
The Heard: Stop It Baby
I'm Not a Bad Guy
The Hogs: Blues Theme (bed)
Herman's Hermits: No Milk Today/Got a Feeling (mono)
Suzi Jane Hokom: I Need All the Help I Can Get
The Hollies: Don't Run and Hide/Pay You Back with Interest (mono)
The Human Beings: You're Bad News
The Human Beinz: Evil-Hearted You
The Human Expression: Readin' Your Will/Love at Psychedelic Velocity
The Humans: Warning
The Huns: Destination Lonely
The Hustlers: If You Try

Monday, April 15, 2024

Late Shadows


With DJ $mall ¢hange

The Sure Fire Soul Ensemble - Aragon - Colemine
Ole Miss Down Beats - Geraldine - Ardent
The Fame-Beats - The Watford Stomp - Wick
The Equals - Black Skin Blue Eyed Boys - Bang
J.B. Troy - Live On - Musicor
Solomon Burke - Peepin' - Atlantic
Mary Wells - Why Don't You Let Yourself Go - 20th Century
Marva Whitney - Daddy Don't Know About Sugar Bear - Forte
Richard Knight - Show Stopper - Allen
The Continental Four - The Love You Gave To Me
Mark Holder & The Positives - Whatever's Fair - Cotillion
The Continental Four - How Can I Pretend - Jay-Walking
Los Yesterdays - Give Me One More Chance - Penrose
The Altons - Soon Enough - Penrose
The Sacred Souls - Can I Call You Rose? - Penrose
Vicky Tafonya - Forever - Penrose
The Resonaires - Standing With You - Colemine
The Bonnevilles - I'll Be Right There - Now Records
Lee Fields and Sugarman & Co. - Stand Up (Part 2) - Daptone
The Budos Band - Magus Mountain - Daptone
Ernie K-Doe - Gotta Pack My Bag - Duke