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A great place to discover and relive vintage and modern rockabilly, blues, surf, roots, r&b, oldies, etc. Hear favorites and obscure tracks as well as exclusive interviews

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Lahaina, HI

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A great place to discover and relive vintage and modern rockabilly, blues, surf, roots, r&b, oldies, etc. Hear favorites and obscure tracks as well as exclusive interviews

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English

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121 Patton Court Ashland City, TN 37015 6159455604


Episodes

Catching A Wave 02-19-24

2/19/2024
Get ready for a Two-nami in the forecast on this Catching A Wave. We hear 2 songs with Link Wray on guitar (Bert & Ray and The Fender Benders). There's a track from an album by the Ramones that is celebrating it's 40th anniversary on our Good Time segment. Beth Riley has a fun track by The Beach Boys in her Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break and we drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox to hear our selection of the week (The Neanderthals). Plus, we've got rockers from Messer Chups, Martin Cilia, Ride, Ricky Byrd, The Hooters, Paul Collins, Kincaid & The Memetics, The Dwellers, Erick Voeks & The Ghosters, Punk Fiction, Amphibian Man, Cameronoise and Dave Del Monte & The Cross County Boys! Intro music bed: "Catch A Wave"- The Beach Boys Messer Chups- "Dark Side Of Paradise" Martin Cilia- "Rising Surf" Paul Collins- "Will You Come Through" The Hooters- "Guava Jive" Kincaid & The Memetics- "Tetrachromatic" Good Time segment: Ramones 40th anniversary of Too Tough To Die Ramones- "No Good" Erik Voeks & The Ghosters- "It Means Nothing Now" The Dwellers- "Hang Tetris" (Korobeiniki Surf) Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break: The Beach Boys- "Drive-In" Follow "Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break" HERE Ricky Byrd- "Rhapsody In Blues (One For Jeff)" Ride- "Peace Sign" Punk Fiction- "The Last Race" Amphibian Man- "Rising" Two-Nami (two songs featuring Link Wray on guitar): Bert & Ray- "Night Life" (written by Link Wray/ "Bert"- Link Wray, "Ray"- Ray Scearce) The Fender Benders- "XKE" (written by Link Wray & Jack Van Horn) Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week: The Neanderthals- "Betty Lou's Got A New Tattoo" Cameronoise- "Hillbilly Heroin" Dave Del Monte & The Cross County Boys- "Yakety Axe" Outro music bed: Link Wray- "The Wild One"

Duration:00:57:02

Catching A Wave 02-12-24

2/12/2024
Whole lotta shakin' goin' on with this episode of Catching A Wave (including this new single from The Courettes)! We hear a track from an album by The Rip Chords celebrating it's 60th anniversary in our Good Time segment. Beth Riley has a deep track from The Beach Boys in her Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break. JD McPherson and Man Or Astro-Man? go Head 2 Head with their cover of a track by the Pixies. There's a couple of covers by Kris Bone and Abyssal Lurkers for you lovebirds for Valentines Day. We also pay tribute to the late, great Larry Collins who unfortunately passed away on January 5th at 79 years old. We also drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox to hear our selection of the week (Duane Eddy covering Bob Dylan)! Plus, we have tunes from Black Flamingos, The Rumtones, pär, The Weeklings, The Breakers, Johnny's Uncalled Four, The Isotopes, The Masonics, Pozor Vlak and Kickstands! Intro music bed: "Catch A Wave"- The Beach Boys The Rumtones- "Jetty Banger" Johnny's Uncalled Four- "Bulldog" The Courettes- "Shake" Black Flamingos- "Septima Patrulla" The Isotopes- "Volcano Bungee Jump" Good Time segment: The Rip Chords 60th anniversary of Three Window Coupe (1964 Columbia Records) The Rip Chords- "Hot Rod USA" Valentines corner: Abyssal Lurkers- "Cupid" Kris Bone- "Loving You" Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break: The Beach Boys- "Why Don't They Let Us Fall In Love" Follow "Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break" HERE The Breakers- "Internal Sun" RIP Larry Collins (October 4, 1944-January 5, 2024) Larry Collins- "The Rebel-Johnny Yuma" The Masonics- "Big Bad Goblin" Pozor Vlak- "Surf Me An Angel" Head 2 Head: JD McPherson- "Manta Ray" Man Or Astro-Man?- "Manta Ray" Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week: Duane Eddy- "Don't Think Twice" Kickstands- "Hill Climb" pär- "The Space Walk" The Weeklings- "Like We Used To Do" Outro music bed: Link Wray- "The Wild One"

Duration:00:57:03

Catching A Wave 02-05-24

2/5/2024
So much great new and vintage music keeps coming in to Catching A Wave and we do our best to play as much as we can! We've got a tune from an album by Dick Dale celebrating it's 60th anniversary in our Good Time segment. Beth Riley has a deep track from The Beach Boys in her Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break. Speaking of them...the Wheel Of Fun, Fun, Fun returns with 3 randomly chosen covers OF The Beach Boys (Nate Ruvin, Anakin and Calvin Cool & The Surf Knobs) and we drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox for our selection of the week. Plus, we've rockers from The Balboas, Eliott Janz, The Caezars, Ryan Adams, The Delta Ring, The Hellflowers, The Pickin' Boppers, Magnatech, Jittery Jack with Amy Griffin, The Lifesavers, Secret Agent and MrJuan! Intro music bed: "Catch A Wave"- The Beach Boys The Balboas- "Son Of Dale" The Hellflowers- "Vámonos" The Delta Ring- "Return Of The Astro-Jerks" MrJuan- "These Boots" Ryan Adams- "Heatwave" Good Time Segment: Dick Dale 60th anniversary of Mr. Eliminator Dick Dale- "Mr. Eliminator" Magnatech- "Sulva Bay" Jittery Jack with Amy Griffin on guitar- "The Stomp" Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break: The Beach Boys- "You're Still A Mystery" Follow "Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break" HERE Secret Agent- "Love In A Post War" The Pickin' Boppers- "Wild Shot" The Caezars- "Heartache Overload" Wheel Of Fun, Fun, Fun: Nate Ruvin (with Allesandro)- "Getcha Back" Anakin- "Wouldn't It Be Nice" Calvin Cool & The Surf Knobs- "Surfin' USA" Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week: Ronnie and The Savoys- "Slappin' Rods & Leaky Oil" The Lifesavers- "Dog Days Of An Indian Summer" Eliott Janz- "Flight (Dick Dale King Of The Surf Guitar Remix)" Outro music bed: Link Wray- "The Wild One"

Duration:00:57:03

Catching A Wave 01-29-24

1/29/2024
We board the Catching A Wave Time Machine again this hour and set our destination for the week of December 4th, 1963 for radio station KIMN (Denver, CO) to hear a couple of songs on their chart that week including the song at the top. We've got a track from a Brian Wilson album that's celebrating it's 20th anniversary in our Good Time segment. Beth Riley has a deep track from The Beach Boys in her Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys break and we drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox to hear our selection of the week (Sir Cliff Richard & The Shadows). Plus, the hour is packed with new and classics from The Weeklings (on Jem Records), Kris Bone, The Seismics, Froghat, Los Surfer Compadres, The Surfers, Mr. Cesar, The Super Stocks, Rangers, Room Service and The Desolate Coast! Intro music bed: "Catch A Wave"- The Beach Boys The Seismics- "Lost Summer" The Surfers- "Hot Rod" The Weeklings- "None Of Your Business" Room Service- "Blitz" The Desolate Coast- "Wrinkles In The Sea Of Serenity" Good Time Segment: Brian Wilson 20th anniversary of Brian Wilson Presents SMiLE Brian Wilson- "In Blue Hawaii" Los Surfer Compadres- "Stomp Dream" Mr. Cesar- "Lucha Cool" Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break: The Beach Boys- "County Fair" Follow "Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break" HERE The Bahareebas- "Pressure" Kris Bone- "Jack The Ripper" Rangers- "Oh My Love" Catching A Wave Time Machine Week of December 4th, 1963 for KIMN (Denver, CO) #10 The Beach Boys- "Be True To Your School" #9 Dion- "Drip Drop" #1 The Kingsmen- "Louie, Louie" Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week: Cliff Richard & The Shadows- "Blue Turns To Grey" The Super Stocks- "Ramcharger" Froghat- "The Long & Winding Toad" Outro music bed: Link Wray- "The Wild One"

Duration:00:57:04

Catching A Wave 01-22-24

1/22/2024
On this Catching A Wave, we get another fun Head 2 Head battle with live cover versions of a Little Richard rocker by both Creedence Clearwater Revival and The Astronauts. Beth Riley has a deep track from The Beach Boys in her Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break! There's a cool tune from The Ventures from an album celebrating it's 60th anniversary in our Good Time segment and we drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox to hear our selection of the week (EARLY Paul Simon). There's rockers from Man Or Astro-man?, The Immediate Family, Hipbone Slim & The Kneejerks, Los Straitjackets, That Green, Porno For Pyros, Arno De Cea & The Clockwork Wizards, Pozar Vlak, Waikik Makaki, Los Vaccine, Cosmic Surf and Los Reverb! Intro music bed: "Catch A Wave"- The Beach Boys Los Twangheads- "Mysterious Signals" That Green- "Surf Musette" Porno For Pyros- "Agua" Los Vaccine- "Caribbean Amphibian" Cosmic Surf- "Catatonic" Good Time segment: The Ventures 60th anniversary of The Ventures In Space The Ventures- "The Bat" Man Or Astro-Man?- "Special Agent Conrad Uno" Hipbone Slim & The Kneejerks- "Where You Gone?" Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break: The Beach Boys- "Crack At Your Love" Follow "Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break" HERE Los Reverb- "Marolita" The Immediate Family- "Whole Lotta Rock and Roll" Waikiki Makaki- "Full Contact Surf" Pozor Vlak- "Dawn Surf" Head 2 Head: Creedence Clearwater Revival- "Good Golly Miss Molly" (live at Royal Albert Hall, UK) The Astronauts- "Good Golly Miss Molly" (live in Boulder, CO) Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week: Tico and The Triumphs- "Motorcycle" Los Straitjackets- "Sasquatch" Arno De Cea & The Clockwork Wizards- "Zeus" Outro music bed: Link Wray- "The Wild One"

Duration:00:57:04

Catching A Wave 01-15-24

1/15/2024
This a jam packed hour of awesome tunes on Catching A Wave! Our "You're The Inspiration" segment returns with The Beatles and covers by The Weeklings and Cheap Trick (The Weeklings and Cheap Trick will both be at Beatles On The Beach Festival coming up very soon). We hear a track from an album by The Surfaris celebrating it's 60th anniversary in our Good Time segment. Beth Riley has a deep track from The Beach Boys in her Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break. We pay tribute to the late, great Jeffrey Foskett (who unfortunatley passed away on December 11th, 2023 at 67 years old). We'll drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox to hear our selection of the week (Gary Usher)! Plus, there's rockers from Laramie Dean, The Breakers, Los Surfer Compadres, The Hillbilly Moon Explosion, Savarit, Interstellar Riders, Kaw Tikis, Los Atascados (feat. Sys Malakian), The Surfin' Birds and The Surfle Jerks! Intro music bed: "Catch A Wave"- The Beach Boys The Surfle Jerks- "Little Z's Surfy Slumber Party (Zelda's Theme) Los Atascados (feat. Sys Malakian)- "Il Mamatore Innamorato" The Surfin' Birds- "Caterpillar Walk" RIP Jeffrey Foskett February 17, 1956-December 11, 2023 Jeffrey Foskett- "Thru My Window" Kaw Tikis- "Catwoman In Bat Cave" Good Time segment: The Surfaris 60th Anniversary of Fun City, USA (1964) The Surfaris- "Burnin' Rubber" Savarit- "K39" The Hillbilly Moon Explosion- "Knocked Down" Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break: The Beach Boys- "Sweet Sunday Kinda Love" Follow "Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break" HERE Interstellar Riders- "Tom Tom City" Laramie Dean- "Escape From Space Mountain" The Breakers- "Seamhead" You're The Inspiration segment: The Beatles- "Tomorrow Never Knows" Cheap Trick- "Day Tripper" (live) The Weeklings- "The Word" Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week: Gary Usher- "That's Just The Way I Feel" Los Surfer Compadres- "Blues Theme & Born Losers" Outro music bed: Link Wray- "The Wild One"

Duration:00:57:04

Catching A Wave 01-08-24

1/8/2024
Our Catching A Wave Good Time segment features a track from The Trashmen from their Surfin' Bird album that is celebrating it's 60th anniversary this year! We board the Time Machine for the week of January 19th, 1962 to hear 3 songs on the KFWB Los Angeles chart (including the song at the top). Beth Riley has a deep track by The Beach Boys in her Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break and we drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox to hear our selection of the week (The Ventures covering The Go-Go's)! Plus, we've got tunes from The 5.6.7.8's, The Masonics, Underwater Bosses, Hipbone Slim & The Kneejerks, The Del Roswells, Jake Andrews, Magnatech, The Don Powell Band (with Jim Lea), Los Grainders, Culebra & Thee Evolution Surf School, The Zipheads and The Super Stocks! Intro music bed: "Catch A Wave"- The Beach Boys The 5.6.7.8's- "Help" The Masonics- "New Rose" The Del Roswells- "Human See Human Do" Culebra & The Evolution Surf School- "Tajamar" Jake Andrews- "Pipeline" (single version) Good Time segment: The Trashmen 60th Anniversary of Surfin' Bird (1964) The Trashmen- "Tube City" Magnatech- "Do The Swine" The Don Powell Band- "My Sharona" (with Jim Lea) Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break: The Beach Boys- "Let The Wind Blow" Follow "Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break" HERE The Zipheads- "Everybody Knows" Hipbone Slim & The Kneejerks- "Beyond The Back Of Beyond" Los Grainders- "Sharp Stone" Catching A Wave Time Machine: Week of January 19th, 1962 KFWB #30 The Belairs- "Mr. Moto" #2 The Marketts- "Surfer's Stomp" #1 Chubby Checker- "The Twist" Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week: The Ventures- "Surfin' & Spyin'" The Super Stocks- "T Roadster" Underwater Bosses- "Blue Moon Child Of Surf" Outro music bed: Eddie Angel- "Deuces Wild"

Duration:00:57:06

Catching A Wave 01-01-24

1/1/2024
On this Catching A Wave, we introduce a new segment we'll hear at least monthly this year called Head 2 Head! This first one has "California Sun" by Dick Dale and Ramones. Let us know which one you like the best (we know...it's tough to choose since they're both great!). We also spin a tune by Jan & Dean from an album celebrating it's 60th anniversary in our Good Time Segment. Beth Riley has a deep track by The Beach Boys in her Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break and we drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox to hear our selection of the week (it's a piano man covering another piano man). Plus, we've got songs by Slowey & The Boats, Chrome Castle, The Beatles, The Nut Jumpers, The Routes, The Breakers, Guitarmy Of One, Man Or Astro-man?, The Joyful Hope, Amphibian Man, Monster Wave, Playa Amarilla and Los Reverb! Intro music bed: "Catch A Wave"- The Beach Boys The Breakers- "Escaping Through The Window" Slowey and The Boats- "Si Tu Vois Ma Mere" The Nut Jumpers- "Blue Voodoo" The Routes- "Train Of Thought" Guitarmy Of One- "The Sea And The Seventh Veil Of Surveilence" Good Time Segment: Jan & Dean 60th Anniversary of The Little Old Lady From Pasadena (1964) Jan & Dean- "The Little Old Lady From Pasadena" Man Or Astro-Man?- "Put Your Finger In The Socket" The Joyful Hope- "Crimson Weed" Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break: The Beach Boys- "Bells Of Paris" Follow "Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break" HERE The Beatles- "You Can't Do That" (2023 mix) Amphibian Man- "Reaction" Monster Wave- "Pazuzu Luau" Chrome Castle- "Lucky Bee" Head 2 Head: Ramones- "California Sun" Dick Dale- "California Sun" Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week: The Hassles (feat. a young Billy Joel)- "Great Balls Of Fire" Playa Amarilla- "Seagull" Los Reverb- "Fat Fenders" Outro Music Bed: Eddie Angel- "Deuces Wild"

Duration:00:57:04

Christmas Show (Bonus 2nd HOUR) Catching A Wave 12-25-23

12/23/2023
This is our bonus 2nd hour this year! We hope to make this a new tradition as we just love Christmas music and wanted to offer more! Beth Riley co-hosts and has another fun tune from The Beach Boys in her Surf's Up Beth's Beach Boys Break. We hear a Nick Lowe tune from his holiday album celebrating it's 10th anniversary in our Good Time segment and we drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox to hear a Los Straitjackets selection this hour! We've spin rockers from Reverend Horton Heat, The Ventures, Joan Jett & The Blackhearts, The Bongos, Monsters From The Surf, The Weeklings, The Untamed Youth, The Malibooz, Shriek If You Know What I Did Last Friday The 13th, Davie Allan & The Arrows, Southern Culture On The Skids, Satan's Pilgrims, The Isotopes, Underwater Bosses, The Slimetones and The Volcanics! Intro music bed: "Deck The Halls"- Los Straitjackets Monsters From The Surf- "A Surfer's Christmas List" The Bongos- "Rock The Christmas Cheer" The Slimetones- "Neon Christmas" The Volcanics- "Tidings Of Comfort And Joy" Underwater Bosses- "God Rest Ye Gnarly Gentlemen" Good Time Segment Nick Lowe 10th Anniversary of Quality Street: A Seasonal Selection For All The Family Nick Lowe- "The North Pole Express" Revernd Horton Heat- "Jingle Bells" The Ventures- "We Three Kings" Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break: The Beach Boys- "Santa's Got An Airplane" Follow "Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break" HERE Joan Jett & The Blackhearts- "Little Drummer Boy" The Weeklings- "Gonna Be Christmas" The Isotopes- "Little Saint Nick" The Malibooz- "Carol Of The Swells" The Untamed Youth- "Santa's Gonna Shut 'Em Down" Satan's Pilgrims- "Greensleeves" Jammin' James Jukebox selection: Los Straitjackets- "A Marshmallow World" Southern Culture On The Skids- "Surfin' On Christmas (Santa Won't You Bring Me Some Waves)" Davie Allan & The Arrows- "Frosty The Snowman" Shriek If You Know What I Did Last Friday The 13th- "Batman Smells" Outro music bed: The Ventures- "Santa Claus Is Coming To Town"

Duration:00:57:05

Christmas Show! Catching A Wave 12-25-23

12/23/2023
t's our annual ALL Christmas show on Catching A Wave! Beth Riley (from Boppin' With Beth and her Catching A Wave segment here called Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break...hear one of their Christmas tunes this hour) co-hosts with me once again. We hear a Leon Redbone tune in our Good Time segment from the Elf soundtrack celebrating it's 20th anniversary this year and we drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox to hear our selection of the week! Plus, there's songs from JD McPherson, Joel Paterson, The Monkees, The Grip Weeds, The Tourmaliners, Phil Keaggy, Jim & The Sea Dragons, The Smithereens, The Tikiyaki Orchestra, The Breakers (with Dan Peters), Abyssal Lurkers, The Evergleams (feat. members of Black Flamingos), The Manakooras, The Surf Junkies and The Surfisticats! Intro music bed: "Catch A Wave"- The Beach Boys The Grip Weeds- "Christmas Dream" The Tourmaliners- "Joy To The World" JD McPherson- "Every Single Christmas" Joel Paterson- "Santa Claus Is Comin' To Town" The Evergleams- "A Marshmallow World" Good Time Segment: 20th Anniversary of Elf (Music From The Major Motion Picture) (2003) Leon Redbone- "Christmas Island" The Manakooras- "Snowfall" The Surf Junkies- "Missing You On Christmas" Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break The Beach Boys- "Christmas Day" Follow "Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break" HERE Phil Keaggy- "Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow" The Monkees- "House Of Gingerbread" The Surfisticats- "Santa Bring Me A Surfboard Please" The Tikiyaki Orchestra- "Wonderful Christmastime" The Breakers (with Dan Peters)- "Snow Storm Stomp" Abyssal Lurkers- "Fairytale Of New York" Jammin' James Jukebox selection: Jackie & The Cedrics- "Silent Night Rumble" The Smithereens- "Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree" Jim And The Sea Dragons- "Candy Cane City" Outro music bed: The Ventures- "Sleigh Bells"

Duration:00:57:05

Catching A Wave 12-18-23

12/18/2023
We've got a mix of new tunes and Christmas tracks this hour on Catching A Wave! There's festive tunes from Joel Paterson, Dave Del Monte & The Cross County Boys, Al Jardine, Martin Cilia, Agent Octopus, The Delta Ring and Gary Huey as well as a Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week (The Ventures)! Beth Riley has a Good-Time deep track by The Beach Boys. The Marketts have a track celebrating it's 60th anniversary in our Good Time segment too! Plus, there's rockers from The Breakers, Micky Dolenz, The Carnivals, Savarit, The Surfers, The Rhino Chasers, The Patina Turners and Interstellar Riders! Intro music bed: "Catch A Wave"- The Beach Boys The Breakers- "Sharks In The Streets" The Carnivals- "Tropicana Je" Savarit- "Desert Sun" The Surfers- "Tequila" The Rhino Chasers- "Moonlight Swamis" Good Time segments: The Marketts 60th Anniversary of The Marketts Take To Wheels (1963) The Marketts- "Bucket Seats" The Patina Turners- "Shore Break" Interstellar Riders- "Tombstoning" Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break: The Beach Boys- "Good Time" Follow "Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break" HERE Micky Dolenz- "Radio Free Europe" Christmas programming: Joel Paterson- "Christmas Island" The Delta Ring- "O Holy Night" Al Jardine- "Sunshine To Snowflakes" Martin Cilia- "Deck The Halls" Agent Octopus- "Rudolph The Red Nosed Spy" Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week: The Ventures- "We Wish You A Merry Christmas" Dave Del Monte & The Cross County Boys- "Christmas Light Fight" Gary Hoey- "Frosty The Snowman" Outro music bed: Los Straitjackets- "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen"

Duration:00:57:03

Catching A Wave 12-11-23

12/11/2023
We've got a fun non-traditional Christmas Block on this hour's Catching A Wave! Hear festive tunes from Cheap Trick, Charlie & The Tropicales, Kurt Baker and 2 new tunes from Mark Malibu & The Wasagas and Magnatech (from Surfin' Kitty 4)! Beth Riley has a revved up deep track from The Beach Boys in her Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break. There's a tune from an album by The New Dimensions celebrating it's 60th anniversary in our Good Time segment and we drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox to hear our selection of the week by the King Of Fuzz Guitar (Davie Allan)! Plus, we've got The McCharmlys, Ramones, Man Or Astro-man?, Monster Wave, Sheryl Crow, Coral Fuzz, The Isotopes, Atomic Drag, The Dreadtones, Rangers and The Joyful Hope! Intro music bed: "Catch A Wave"- The Beach Boys Man Or Astro-Man?- "Gargantua's Last Stand" The Joyful Hope- "Six Riders" Rangers- "Ginza Lights" Sheryl Crow- "Alarm Clock" Monster Wave- "Wolfman Stomp" Good Time segment: The New Dimensions 60th Anniversary of Dueces And Eights (1963): The New Dimensions- "Chicky Run" The Dreadtones- "The Nomads" Atomic Drag- "Googuy" Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break: The Beach Boys- "Custom Machine" Follow "Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break" HERE Christmas Block: Cheap Trick- "Come On Christmas" Charlie & The Tropicales- "Christmas Tree" Kurt Baker- "Christmas In The Sand" Magnatech- "Winterbeach Sparkle" Mark Malibu & The Wasagas- "Super Sonic Santa" Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week: Davie Allan- "War Path" Ramones- "My-My Kind Of Girl" Coral Fuzz- "Guitar Radiation" The Isotopes- "Sneezing Mirror" Outro music bed: Eddie Angel- "Deuces Wild"

Duration:00:57:03

Catching A Wave 12-04-23

12/4/2023
There's a Catching A Wave Christmas Block of tunes this hour from The Grip Weeds (remixed and remastered and featuring Pat Dinizio & Jim Babjak of The Smithereens), The Cowsills, Brian Wilson, Los Straitjackets and Blue Man Group! Beth Riley has a deep track from The Beach Boys in her Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break. There's a tune from an album by Richie Allen & The Pacific Surfers celebrating it's 60th anniversary this year in our Good Time Segment and we'll drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox to hear our selection of the week. Plus, There's tunes from Los Surfer Compadres, Magnatech, Joe Wong, Darren Michael Boyd, The Beatles, The Twang Kings (covering The Beatles), Intoxicos, The Surfers, The Deaf Surfers and Psychotic Youth! Intro music bed: "Catch A Wave"- The Beach Boys Los Surfer Compadres- "El Condor Pasa" Magnatech- "The Mighty North Sea" Joe Wong- "Into Nothing" The Deaf Surfers- "Love Goddess Of Venus" The Surfers- "Tiki" Good Time segment: Richie Allen & The Pacific Surfers 60th Anniversary of Surfer's Slide (1963): Richie Allen & The Pacific Surfers- "Malibu Run" Intoxicos- "Longboard Heroes" The Twang Kings- "A Hard Day's Night" Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break: The Beach Boys- "Good Timin'" Follow "Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break" HERE The Beatles- "Now and Then" Christmas Block: The Grip Weeds- "2,000 Miles" The Cowsills- "Winter Wonderland" Brian Wilson- "On Christmas Day" Los Straitjackets- "Jingle Bell Rock" Blue Man Group- "Jingle Bones" Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week: The Shindigs- "Thunder Reef" Psychotic Youth- "Summer Days" Darren Michael Boyd- "No Pain, No Stain" Outro music bed: Eddie Angel- "Deuces Wild"

Duration:00:57:04

Catching A Wave 11-27-23

11/27/2023
We kick off the holidays with a couple of new Christmas releases by Joel Paterson and The Manakooras (both on Hi-Tide Recordings) and there will be plenty more in the coming weeks (if you're on Santa's Nice list)! We hear the title cut from Ruby Baby (celebrating it's 60th anniversary) from Rock & Roll Hall Of Famer Dion in our Good Time segment. There's a snippet of an interview with Dion too where I ask him about that song and the album cover which was cut out and included on The Beatles Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band album cover too. Beth Riley has an early deep track from The Beach Boys in her Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break and as always we drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox to hear our twangy selection of the week (the legendary Duane Eddy). Plus, there's tunes from Amphibian Man, Kris Bone, Dogstar, Danny B. Harvey, Los Grainers, Abyssal Lurkers, The Weeklings, The Gold Needles, Chrome Castle, The Brain Waves, The Serfers, The Ventures and The Slimetones! Intro music bed: "Catch A Wave"- The Beach Boys Amphibian Man- "Program" Abyssal Lurkers- "I'm Not A Loser" The Weeklings- "Brian Jones" Chrome Castle- "Walla Walla" The Brain Waves- "Experiment In Terror" Good Time segment: Dion 60th Anniversary of Ruby Baby (1963): Dion- "Ruby Baby" Danny B. Harvey- "The Girls Of Summer" The Serfers- "Crash And Burn" Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break: The Beach Boys- "Judy" Follow "Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break" HERE The Ventures- "Summertime Blues" Los Grainers- "Storm Surf" Dogstar- "Sunrise" The Slimetones- "Slime City" Christmas spotlight: Joel Paterson- "Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer" The Manakooras- "Christmas Day" Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week: Duane Eddy- "The Man With The Gold Guitar" The Gold Needles- "Hit The Main Drag" Kris Bone- "Cecilia Ann" Outro music bed: Link Wray- "Raunchy"

Duration:00:57:03

Catching A Wave 11-20-23

11/20/2023
We've got the Wheel Of Fun, Fun, Fun bringing some super fun and randomly chosen covers OF The Beach Boys this hour (including a young Lou Reed). Speaking of The Beach Boys, Beth Riley has a deep track from them in her Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break. We hear a track from the Cayucas from an album celebrating it's 10th anniversary in our Good Time segment and we drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox to hear our selection of the week (pre-Doors Ray Manzarek). Plus, a wide variety of awesomeness from Sir Bald & Los Hairies, Ringo Starr, The Cosmic Wrays, Play Amarailla, Rocket Ciaro, The Dandy Warhols, The Eye Five, Scott Tournet, Voodoo Surf Tribe, Mario Cobo, Beach Bomb and Kaw Tikis! Intro music bed: "Catch A Wave"- The Beach Boys Sir Bald & Los Hairies- "The Hairy Surfer" Rocket Cairo- "Sultan's Shake" The Dandy Warhols- "The Summer Of Hate" Beach Bomb- "Satyr Salsa" Kaw Tikis- "Rumble At Muscle Beach" Good Time segment: Cayucas 10th Anniversary of Bigfoot (2013): Cayucas- "A Summer Thing" Playa Amarilla- "Viceroy" Mario Cobo- "La Noche Americana" Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break: The Beach Boys- "Da Doo Ron Ron" Follow "Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break" HERE The Eye Five- "Undead Twist Pt. 1" Ringo Starr- "Feeling The Sunlight" Voodoo Surf Tribe- "Spychotic" Wheel Of Fun, Fun, Fun: The De-Fenders- "Little Deuce Coupe" The Hot Doggers- "Surfin' USA" The Surfsiders- "Surfin'" (featuring an uncredited Lou Reed) Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week: Rick & The Ravens- "Rampage" (written by and featuring Ray Manzarek) Scott Tournet- "Cadillac" The Cosmic Wrays- "Roswell Roundup" Outro music bed: Eddie Angel- "Deuces Wild"

Duration:00:57:04

Catching A Wave 11-13-23

11/13/2023
There's another Catching A Wave "Two-nami" in the forecast this hour with 2 songs in a row featuring Bob Spalding on guitar (solo track and new one from The Ventures). Beth Riley has a deep track from The Beach Boys in her Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break. We've got a La Luz tune from an album celebrating it's 10th anniversary in our Good Time segment and we'll drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox to hear our selection of the week (instrumental from Cheap Trick). Plus, there's a couple of songs from the new Triple Agent Records Volume VI release (Tremolo Beer Gut with Zombierella and The Greasy Gills) as well as rockers from Al Jardine, The Meteoroids, Magnatech, Black Flamingos, U2, Surf Cult, The Patina Turners, Guitarmy Of One, Kay Firlito & The Sun-Dried Surf Band, His Lordship and Shriek If You Know What I Did Last Friday The 13th! Intro music bed: "Catch A Wave"- The Beach Boys Black Flamingos- "Tales From The Crypt" Guitarmy Of One- "Jack Lord Of The Sea" U2- "Atomic City" Shriek If You Know What I Did Last Friday The 13th- "Shrieker Stomp" The Meteoroids- "The Creeper" Good Time segment: La Luz 10th Anniversary of It's Alive (2013): La Luz- "Sure As Spring" Magnatech- "Valiant Rides Again" His Lordship- "Jackie Works For The NHS" Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break: The Beach Boys- "Rock And Roll Music" (2012 mix with extra verse) Follow "Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break" HERE Tremolo Beer Gut (feat. Zombierella)- "Codename Tremstar" Al Jardine- "Waves Of Love 3.0 Ocean Mix" The Greasy Gills- "Tequila Bill" (alternate version) The Patina Turners- "Blue Crab Boogie" Two-nami: Bob Spalding- "The Broken Road" The Ventures- "The Alien" Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week: Cheap Trick- "Oh Boy" (instrumental version) Surf Cult- "Ghost Pirates" Kay Firlito & The Sun-Dried Surf Band- "Summer Vacation Kinda Sucked" Outro music bed: Eddie Angel- "Deuces Wild"

Duration:00:57:03

Catching A Wave 11-06-23

11/6/2023
We take another trip in the Catching A Wave Time Machine this hour to hear 3 tunes from the WLS Chicago Silver Dollar Survery from the week of January 28th 1966. There's a track from a Chris Casello Trio album celebrating it's 10th anniversary in our Good Time segment. Beth Riley has an early version of a hit song by The Beach Boys in her Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break and we'll drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox to hear our selection of the week (Hal Blaine). If that isn't enough, we've got killer tunes from Kitten & The Tonics, The Frigidaires, Kris Bone, Lords Of Atlantis, Fly Janet, Atomicos, Steve Miller Band, Kurt Baker, Chewbacca's, The Vaccines, Cayucas and Os Brutus!! Intro music bed: "Catch A Wave"- The Beach Boys Kris Bone- "Penetration" Steve Miller Band- "I Don't Mind" Lords Of Atlantis- "Temple Of Poseidon" Kurt Baker- "Hittin' Rock Bottom" Chewbacca's- "Triangulum Congueror" Good Time segment: Chris Casello Trio 10th Anniversary of Instrumental Dynamite (2013): Chris Casello Trio- "El Nino" The Vaccines- "Heartbreak Kid" Kitten & The Tonics- "Hank Pharaoh" Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break: The Beach Boys- "Surfin' Safari" (early version with original lyrics) Follow "Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break" HERE Fly Janet- "Full Deck" Cayucas- "California Inn" Atomicos- "Goof Troop" Catching A Wave Time Machine Week ending January 28th, 1966 WLS Chicago Silver Dollar Survey: #31 The Marketts- "Batman" #2 The Beach Boys- "Barbara Ann" (Take 3/ Session 5) #1 The Beatles- "Day Tripper" Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week: Hal Blaine & The Young Cougars- "(Dance With The) Surfin' Band" The Frigidaires- "Stormy Seas" Os Brutus- "Billy The Ghost" Outro music bed: Eddie Angel- "Dueces Wild"

Duration:00:57:05

Halloween Show! Catching A Wave 10-30-23

10/28/2023
It's our annual Halloween show! A full hour of tunes so fun it's scary! Beth Riley has a tune from The Beach Boys that even scared Brian Wilson while they recorded it in her Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break! Our Jammin' James Jukebox is a fun Jan & Dean tune about a car you take your last ride in. Plus, great Halloween rockers from Magnatech, The Malibooz, Mark Malibu & The Wasagas, Satan's Pilgrims, Man Or Astroman, Jim & The Seadragons, The Tiki Tones, Ichi-Bons, Los Straitjackets, Dave Del Monte & The Cross County Boys, Shorty's Swingin' Coconuts, Laramie Dean, The Ghouls, Shaun Young, Olivia Jean and Messer Chups! Listen if you dare HERE: Intro music bed: "Catch A Wave"- The Beach Boys/ "Ghostbusters"- Los Straitjackets Magnatech- "Christopher Lee" Olivia Jean- "Raving Ghost" Messer Chups- "Hard Times For Dracula" Shaun Young- "Vampire" Laramie Dean- "Little Wednesday" Man Or Astro-man?- "Invasion Of The Dragonmen" Dave Del Monte & The Cross County Boys- "Trick Or Treat" Shorty's Swingin' Coconuts- "Dark Harbor" Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break: The Beach Boys- "The Elements: Fire (Mrs. Oleary's Cow)" Follow "Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break" HERE Satan's Pilgrims- "Ichibod Crane" The Ghouls- "Dracula's Deuce" Los Straitjackets- "Goo Goo Muck" Ichi-Bons- "The Witch" Mark Malibu & The Wasagas- "Web Of The Spider" Jim & The Sea Dragons- "Caught In The Spider's Web" Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week: Jan & Dean- "Surfin' Hearse" The Tiki Tones- "Ghost & Mr. Chicken" The Malibooz- "The Surfin' Ghost" Outro music bed: Ben Vaughan- "Psycho Beach Party"

Duration:00:57:01

Catching A Wave 10-23-23

10/22/2023
There's no slowing down with all the great music constantly coming in to Catching A Wave! This week, we hear a rocker from Davie Allan & The Arrows from an album celebrating it's 20th anniversary in our Good Time segment. We have a Two-nami in the forecast...2 in a row of songs featuring The Bangles (one from their first album and another with them doing backing vocals on a Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers tune). Beth Riley has a friendly deep track from The Beach Boys and we drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox to hear our selection of the week (Jon & The Nightriders). Plus, we turn it up with songs from Chewbacca's, The Nut Jumpers, The Surfin' Lungs, Christian Love, Everglades Rhythm, The Rhino Chasers, Brian Setzer, Gglitch Family Band, Surfasaurus, White Sands, The Jackets, Herb Alpert and The Surf Junkies! Intro music bed: "Catch A Wave"- The Beach Boys The Rhino Chasers- "Can Of Worms" The Nut Jumpers- "J.B. Twist" (James Bond) Brian Setzer- "Rock Boys Rock" The Surf Junkies- "The Office" Christian Love- "We Don't Even Know What We're Fighting For" "Good Time" segment: Davie Allan & The Arrows 20th Anniversary of Restless In L.A. (2003): Davie Allan & The Arrows- "Kick Back" Chewbacca's- "Third Star To The Left" Gglitch Family Band- "Barracuda Cruiser" Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break: The Beach Boys- "Friends" Follow "Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break" HERE Herb Alpert- "(Marie's The Name) His Latest Flame" Everglades Rhythm- "Ten Over" Surfasaurus- "Chevelle" White Sands- "Jack The Ripper" Two-nami: The Bangles- "Dover Beach" Tom Petty & The Hearbreakers (with The Bangles BGV's)- "Waiting For Tonight" Jammin' James Jukebox: Jon & The Nightriders- "Thunder Over Rincon" Kickstands- "Hill Climb" The Surfin' Lungs- "Date With Danger" The Jackets- "Attracted" Outro music bed: Eddie Angel- "Deuces Wild"

Duration:00:57:04

Catching A Wave 10-16-23

10/16/2023
Get ready to spin the "Wheel Of Fun, Fun, Fun" again this hour for some randomly selected covers of The Beach Boys on this Catching A Wave. Beth Riley has a deep track from them in her Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break. There's a track from a Frankie & The Poolboys album celebrating it's 10th anniversary this year in our Good Time segment and we'll drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox to hear our selection of the week (Los Straitjackets)! Plus, we've got rockers from Micky Dolenz (covering R.E.M.!!), The Cosmic Wrays, Atomicos, The Beyonderers, The Sea-Jays, Bobby Sutliff, The McCharmlys, The Routes, The Grogans, Froghat, Hipbone Slim and The Meteoroids! Intro music bed: "Catch A Wave"- The Beach Boys The Sea-Jays- "Experiment In Terror" The Beyonderers- "Ultra-Terrestrial" (live) The Meteoroids- "Checkpoint Chavez" The McCharmlys- "LUV" Hipbone Slim- "Spill The Beans" "Good Time" segment: Frankie & The Poolboys 10th Anniversary of The Adventures of Cap'n Coconuts (2013): Frankie & The Poolboys- "Monkey Pod" Froghat- "Tadpoles" The Grogans- "I Cannot Read Your Mind" Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break: The Beach Boys- "Ruby Baby" (Take 2/ Session 2) Follow "Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break" HERE Bobby Sutliff- "Lonely Beach Micky Dolenz- "Shiny Happy People" The Cosmic Wrays- "The Cosmic Peril" Wheel Of Fun, Fun, Fun: Hugo Montenegro- "Good Vibrations" Elliot Easton- "Caroline, No" The Tokens- "Don't Worry Baby" Jammin' James Jukebox: Los Straitjackets- "Scram! It's The Fuzz" Atomicos- "So Pitted" The Routes- "Noise Annoys" Outro music bed: Eddie Angel- "Deuces Wild"

Duration:00:57:03