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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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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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Catching A Wave 06-10-24

6/10/2024
Beth Riley and I chat with legendary guitarist Bob Berryhill of The Surfaris in The Green Room segment on this hour of Catching A Wave. Hear how "Surfer Joe" and "Wipe Out" came about as well as country music influences (and a song from Joe Maphis), surf influencing punk rock and more! We hear a tune from an album by Chuck Berry that's celebrating it's 60th anniversary in our Good Time Segment. Beth has a deep track from America's band 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 Atlantics from 1964). Plus, there's tracks from The Tremolo Beer Gut, The Jagaloons, The Midnight Callers, The Baron Four, Christian Love, The Bablooneys, Sun Bus, Culebra & Thee Evolution Surf School and Trabants! Intro music bed: "Catch A Wave"- The Beach Boys The Jagaloons- "Red Sunrise" The Tremolo Beer Gut- "Branded Dinosaur" The Midnight Callers- "Jumpin' Jack Flash" Trabants- "Mantra" Culebra & Thee Evolution Surf School- "Fictional Love" Good Time segment: Chuck Berry 60th anniversary of St. Louis To Liverpool (1964) Chuck Berry- "Liverpool Drive" Sun Bus- "Diablo Del Mar" The Babalooneys- "Sittin' On The Line" Surf's Up- Beth's Beach Boys Break: The Beach Boys- "Cool, Cool Water" Follow "Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break" HERE Christian Love- "Silhouette" Green Room segment with Bob Berryhill of The Surfaris: The Surfaris- "Surfer Joe" Bob Berryhill on country influences Joe Maphis- "Hot Rod Guitar" Bob Berryhill on surf influence on punk and stories behind "Surfer Joe" and "Wipe Out" The Surfaris- "Wipe Out" Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week: The Atlantics- "War Of The Worlds" The Baron Four- "You Need Me" Outro music bed: Link Wray- "The Wild One"

Duration:00:57:05

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Catching A Wave 06-03-24

6/3/2024
It's almost summer but the tunes are already blazing hot this hour! Our "You're The Inspiration" segment returns with Alex Chilton and the Ramones covering Jan & Dean. Beth Riley has a solo track from Carl Wilson in her Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break. We've got a tune from an album by The Astronauts celebrating it's 60th anniversary in our Good Time segment. As always, we drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox to hear our selection of the week (song by Henry Gross with Carl Wilson and Ricky Fataar on backing vocals). We kick off the hour paying tribute to Duane Eddy who passed away on April 30th and a classic from his 1st album. Plus, we've got tunes from Bloodshot Bill, Messer Chups, Magnatech, The Desolate Coast, The Whys, The Shadows, Los Dedos, Jeff Larson, God Of Surf, Kincaid & The Memetics, Cowabunghouls and Gary Usher! Intro music bed: "Catch A Wave"- The Beach Boys Remembering the late, great Duane Eddy (April 26, 1938-April 30, 2024): Duane Eddy- "Stalkin'" The Shadows- "The Savage" Jeff Larson- "This Summer" Messer Chups- "Charade" Good Time segment: The Astronauts 60th anniversary of Competition Coupe (1964) The Astronauts- "The Hearse" God Of Surf- "Summer Stomp" Magnatech- "(Theme From) Exodus" Surf's Up- Beth's Beach Boys Break: Carl Wilson- "The Grammy" Follow "Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break" HERE Bloodshot Bill- "Tres Tacos" The Desolate Coast- "Vanish From Vertigo Point"* Kincaid and The Memetics- "Alone Together" You're The Inspiration segment: Jan & Dean- "Drag City" Alex Chilton- "New Girl In School" Ramones- "Surf City" Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week: Henry Gross- "One More Tomorrow" (feat. Carl Wilson & Ricky Fataar on BGV's) Gary Usher- "Power Shift" The Whys- "Negative King"* Cowabunghouls- "Saint Lou Rougarou" Outro music bed: Link Wray- "The Wild One"

Duration:00:57:05

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Catching A Wave 05-27-24

5/27/2024
It's a "Beautiful Day" to ring the bell and go Head 2 Head on this hour of Catching A Wave! Hear a live version of this hit from U2 and a great cover by The Tourmaliners! There's a track from an album by Laika & The Cosmonauts on Yep Roc Records that's celebrating it's 20th 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. Plus, we've got tracks by Glen Campbell (with Brian Setzer), The Balboas, Kris Bone, Satan's Pilgrims, The Nebulas, Lindsay Beaver & Brad Stivers, Perry Dear & The Deerstalkers, We Love Surf, The Cheapoes, Mick Beaulieu, Insect Surfers, Nautylus (with Sys Malakian) and The Blank Tapes! Intro music bed: "Catch A Wave"- The Beach Boys The Nebulas- "Solid State Reverb" Perry Dear & The Deerstalkers- "Troldhaugen Twist" The Balboas- "Agent From Wronski" We Love Surf- "Bubble Bath" The Cheapoes- "Hot Chocolate" Good Time Segment: Laika & The Cosmonauts 20th anniversary of Local Warming (2004) Laika & The Cosmonauts- "Rikki On The Loose" Lindsay & Brad- "You're The One" Kris Bone- "Casbah" Surf's Up- Beth's Beach Boys Break: The Beach Boys- "Wake The World" Follow "Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break" HERE Mick Beaulieu- "Seashore" Insect Surfers (with Davie Allan)- "Volcano Juice" Nautylus (feat. Sys Malakian)- "Brisa Del Mar" Satan's Pilgrims- "Rev-It" Head 2 Head: The Tourmaliners- "Beautiful Day" U2- "Beautiful Day" (live from Slane Castle, Ireland 2001) Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week: The Boardwalkers- "Spy vs. Spy" Glen Campbell with Brian Setzer- "In My Arms" (Dick Dale on additional guitar, Chris Isaak on BGV's) The Blank Tapes- "I Wanna Like It" Outro music bed: Link Wray- "The Wild One"

Duration:00:57:05

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Catching A Wave 05-20-24

5/20/2024
We're always on the lookout for cool and unique covers of The Beach Boys for our Wheel Of Fun, Fun, Fun segment and we have a fun variety for you this week (David Bowie, El Castillo and Wall Of Voodoo). Speaking of The Beach Boys, Beth Riley has a deep track from them in her Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break. There's a tune by The Grip Weeds that is celebrating it's 20th anniversary on our Good Time segment and we drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox to hear our selection of the week (The Tiki Men). Plus, there's tunes from La Luz, Sant Anna Bay Coconuts, Destiny Forever (Feat. John Stamos, Phil Bardowell and David Bardowell), Bill Lloyd, The Surfers, The Volcanics, Joe Matera, The Seatopians, Lost Acapulco, White Sands and Los Misterios! Intro music bed: "Catch A Wave"- The Beach Boys White Sands- "Baja" Sant Anna Bay Coconuts- "Reverb Rage" Los Misterios- "Kit The Car" Bill Lloyd- "The Number System" La Luz- "Poppies" Good Time segment: The Grip Weeds 20th anniversary of Giant On The Beach The Grip Weeds- "Gone Before" Lost Acapulco- "Cranky Kong" The Seatopians- "Seahorsemen Of The Apocalypse" Surf's Up- Beth's Beach Boys Break: The Beach Boys- "Wonderful" Follow "Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break" HERE Destiny Forever- "Forever Mine" The Surfers- "Surf Party" Joe Matera- "Sunset Cruise" Wheel Of Fun, Fun, Fun: David Bowie- "God Only Knows" El Castillo- "Surfer Girl" Wall of Voodoo- "Do It Again" Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week: The Tiki Men- "Tiki Torcher" The Volcanics- "Green Room" Outro music bed: Link Wray- "The Wild One"

Duration:00:57:04

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Catching A Wave 05-13-24

5/13/2024
Our fun interview segment called The Green Room returns this hour as Beth Riley and I talk with Nicole from The Surfrajettes. We hear a tune from them and from a special request from Nicole as well (The Astronauts). There's a track from an album by Dick Dale & His Del-Tones celebrating it's 60th anniversary in our Good Time segment. Beth 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 (a mid 70's single by The King Of Twang- Duane Eddy!!). Plus, there's tunes from Sheverb, Wiped Out, Glen Campbell (with Brian Wilson), McKinley James, Collective Soul, Langhorns, Lords Of Atlantis, MFC Chicken, 3 Balls Of Fire, Man Or Astro-Man? and Tiger Shark Nilsson! Intro music bed: "Catch A Wave"- The Beach Boys MFC Chicken- "Skeeterin'" Lords Of Atlantis- "Eye Of The Sahara"* Tiger Shark Nilsson- "Killer Whale" Collective Soul- "Mother's Love" Man Or Astro-Man?- "Lo Batt" Good Time segment: Dick Dale & His Del-Tones 60th anniversary of Summer Surf (1964) Dick Dale & His Del-Tones- "Surfin' Rebel" Sheverb- "She Shanty" (radio edit) Langhorns- "Stoked"** Surf's Up- Beth's Beach Boys Break: The Beach Boys- "This Car Of Mine" Follow "Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break" HERE McKinley James- "Always On My Mind" Wiped Out- "American Hot Rods" 3 Balls Of Fire- "Road To Medina"* Green Room segment: Nicole Damoff of The Surfrajettes on record stores, touring, packing for all seasons and a request for The Astronauts! The Astronauts- "Banzai Pipeline" (incorrectly listed as "Kuk" on the album) The Surfrajettes- "Warm Up" Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week: Duane Eddy- "From 8 to 7" Glen Campbell (with Brian Wilson)- "Strong" Outro music bed: Link Wray- "The Wild One"

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Catching A Wave 05-06-24

5/6/2024
Link Wray & The Surfaris go Head 2 Head as they both take on the classic "Hound Dog" later on this hour. Beth Riley has a deep solo track by one of The Beach Boys (Mike Love) in her Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break. We spin a track from an album by the Surf Zombies that is celebrating it's 10th anniversary and we drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox to hear our selection of the week! (The Nebulas...The Surfaris, Surf Zombies and The Nebulas are all coming to Surf Guitar 101 Festival Weekender!!). Plus, we've got tunes from White Sands, The Mings, The Cynz (with Jim Babjak of The Smithereens), The Surfers, The Hamiltones, Don Diego Trio, Stephie James, Age Of Lazers, Kitten and The Tonics, Los Oxidados, Chris Casello, The Gaslight Anthem, Sam Evian and Kickstands! Intro music bed: "Catch A Wave"- The Beach Boys Kitten and The Tonics- "Graveyard" Los Oxidados- "Pat Morita" White Sands- "The Black Cat Is Deathless" The Gaslight Anthem- "Ocean Eyes" Chris Casello- "Mr. Rebel" Good Time segment: Surf Zombies 10th anniversary of It's A...Thing (2014) Surf Zombies- "Martian Beach" Don Diego Trio/The Coguaros- "La Selva Tropical" The Hamiltones- "One Small Step" Surf's Up-Beth's Beach Boys Break: Mike Love- "Over and Over" Follow "Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break" HERE Sam Evian- "Another Way" The Surfers- "Catch The Wave" The Mings- "Slip and Fall" The Cynz (with Jim Babjak guest guitar)- "Room Without A View" Head 2 Head: Link Wray- "Hound Dog" The Surfaris- "Hound Dog" Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week: The Nebulas- "Falling Out Of Orbit" Kickstands- "Scrambler" Stephie James- "Steve McQueen" Age Of Lazers- "Select Your Player/ Mark Malibu & The Wasagas- Super Minx" Outro Music Bed: Link Wray- "The Wild One"

Duration:00:57:06

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Catching A Wave 04-29-24

4/29/2024
We're nearing the end of April but thankfully there's no end in sight for great music to play on Catching A Wave! We hear a track from an album by the Aqualads that is celebrating it's 20th anniversary on 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, Tears For Fears pays tribute to The Beach Boys and Brian Wilson specifically as our You're The Inspiration segment returns. As always, we'll drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox to hear our selection of the week too (The Galaxy Trio)! Plus, hold on to your beach chairs, we've got rockers from Los Dedos, Sant Anna Bay Coconuts, We Love Surf, The Surfaris, Semisonic, JUDODOJO, The Hula Girls, Los Misterios, The Riptide Rats, The Baron Four, The Verbtones, The Sandbanks and Cowabunghouls! Intro music bed: "Catch A Wave"- The Beach Boys Sant Anna Bay Coconuts- "Liquid Walls" The Surfaris- "Point Panic"* Semisonic- "The Rope" (radio edit) Los Misterios- "Surfing Motorcross" The Riptide Rats- "Action Jaxxon" Good Time segment: Aqualads 20th anniversary of Surf!, Surf!, Surf! (2004) Aqualads- "Surf!, Surf!, Surf!" Los Dedos- "Night Safari" The Hula Girls- "Tabou" Surf's Up- Beth's Beach Boys Break: The Beach Boys- "I'd Love Just Once To See You" Follow "Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break" HERE The Baron Four- "Who Is Who" The Verbtones- "Take My Hand" The Sandbanks- "Lazy Day In The Sand" Cowabunghouls- "Monsters On The Bus" You're The Inspiration: Brian Wilson- "Some Sweet Day" Tears For Fears- "Brian Wilson Said" Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week: The Galaxy Trio- "Abduction At Cowboy Dodge" JUDODOJO- "A Time For Us (Love Theme From Romeo & Juliet)" We Love Surf- "Waiting For My Ride" Outro music bed: Link Wray- "The Wild One"

Duration:00:57:04

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Catching A Wave 04-22-24

4/22/2024
We've got an hour packed with new tunes and classics on this Catching A Wave! We remember the late great Eric Carmen in our Two-nami segment with a solo track (with Brian Wilson and Bruce Johnston on BGV's) and one from the Raspberries. Beth Riley has a deep track from The Beach Boys in her Surf's Up- Beth's Beach Boys Break. We hear a tune from an album by Bo Diddley 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 Neil Young with his surf group The Squires)! Plus, there's tracks from The Midnight Callers, Hipbone Slim, Lifesavers (feat. Michael Knott RIP), Dick Dale & His Del-Tones, Dave Del Monte & The Cross County Boys, The Ghastly Ones, Insect Surfers, Don Diego Trio/ The Coguaros, The Space Agency, The Weeklings, My Dusty Raygun, The Scimitars and The MIA! Intro music bed: "Catch A Wave"- The Beach Boys Hipbone Slim- "Evil Kneevil" Insect Surfers- "Batwave" Don Diego Trio/ The Coguaros- "Run Chicken Run" The Space Agency- "Instagull" The Weeklings- "April's Fool" Good Time segment: Bo Diddley & Chuck Berry 60th anniversary of Two Great Guitars (1964 Checker) Bo Diddley- "Fireball" My Dusty Raygun- "Close Encounters" The Scimitars- "Bari Simone" Surf's Up- Beth's Beach Boys Break: The Beach Boys- "At My Window" Follow "Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break" HERE The Midnight Callers- "The Eraser" Dick Dale & His Del-Tones- "Cotton Pickin'" Dave Del Monte & The Cross County Boys- "Surfin' Crow" The MIA- "Firewall Dance" Two-nami: Eric Carmen (with Brian Wilson & Bruce Johnston BGV's)- "Hey Deanie" Raspberries- "Drivin' Around" Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week: The Squires (feat. Neil Young)- "Aurora" Lifesavers (Michael Knott)- "Ocean View Lane" The Ghastly Ones- "Double Agent 73 (Who Came In From The Cold)" Outro music bed: Link Wray- "The Wild One"

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Catching A Wave 04-15-24

4/15/2024
Our Head 2 Head segment returns on this hour of Catching A Wave! The Monkees and Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers both take on the same song! We hear a tune by The Surf Raiders from an album celebrating it's 40th 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 (The Boss Martians)! We also have rockers from Chris Casello, Moving Into Tucson, The Hillbilly Moon Explosion, Man Or Astro-Man?, Surfer Joe, Little Kahuna, Jeff Larson, Terreur Twist, The Meteoroids, Fly Janet, I. Jeziak & The Surfers and The Seismics! Intro music bed: "Catch A Wave"- The Beach Boys The Nut Jumpers- "Timeless" Chris Casello- "Chicken Pluckin'" Moving Into Tucson- "She Likes Me" Little Kahuna- "Fools Gold" The Seismics- "Brave The Storm" Good Time segment: The Surf Raiders 40th anniversary of On The Beach (1984) The Surf Raiders- "Ali Baba" Man Or Astro-Man?- "Man Made Of CO2" The Hillbilly Moon Explosion- "Death By My Side" Surf's Up- Beth's Beach Boys Break: The Beach Boys- "I'm So Lonely" Follow "Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break" HERE Jeff Larson- "Something Of A Dream" Surfer Joe- "Hiroshi"* ** Fly Janet- "Mango" Head 2 Head: The Monkees- "(I'm Not Your) Steppin' Stone Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers- "(I'm Not Your) Steppin' Stone" Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week: The Boss Martians- "Banzai Pipeline"* Terreur Twist- "Jabba Jabba Hey" The Meteoroids- "Gimme Shimmy" Outro music bed: Link Wray- "The Wild One" *performing at Surf Guitar 101 Weekender Festival https://surfguitar101festival.com/ *performing at Surfer Joe Festival https://www.surferjoemusic.com/festival/2024/program.php

Duration:00:57:03

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Catching A Wave 04-08-24

4/8/2024
Spring continues to bring great new rockin' tunes to the Catching A Wave playlist every week! This hour, we hear a tune from The Mermen from an album celebrating it's 30th anniversary in our Good Time segment. We board the Catching A Wave Time Machine for the week of February 12th, 1966 for some songs on the WQAM 560 AM Miami chart. 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 (the band includes a young Benjamin Orr many years before helping form The Cars)! Plus, there's tunes from The Nebulas, Bankes Brothers, La Luz, Martin Cilia, Manic Vila, The Mings, The Hamiltones, Hypersonic Secret, Frank Turner, Los Oxidados and Rich Arithmetic! Intro music bed: "Catch A Wave"- The Beach Boys Los Oxidados- "Bingo" Rich Arithmetic- "Saving Sunset" The Nebulas- "Euphorion" Manic Vila- "Fever Dream" The Mings- "Just Like Your Love" Good Time segment: The Mermen 30th anniversary of Food For Other Fish (1994) The Mermen- "Ocean Beach" Hypersonic Secret- "Flightline" The Hamiltones- "Armed and Crazy (In Space)" Surf's Up- Beth's Beach Boys Break: The Beach Boys- "Amusement Parks USA" Follow "Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break" HERE Frank Turner- "Girl From The Record Shop" Martin Cilia- "Riding The Wave" La Luz- "Strange World" Catching A Wave Time Machine Week of February 12, 1966 for WQAM 560 AM Miami, FL #10 Neal Hefti- "Batman Theme" #9 The Golliwogs- "Brown Eyed Girl" #1 Nancy Sinatra- "These Boots Are Made For Walkin'" Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week: The Grasshoppers- "Twin Beat" Bankes Brothers- "In Waves" Outro music bed: Link Wray- "The Wild One"

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Catching A Wave 04-01-24

4/1/2024
We get another Two-nami in the forecast on this week's Catching A Wave with 2 in a row from The Exbats! Beth Riley has an early instrumental track from The Beach Boys in her Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break. We hear a tune from an album by Jan & Dean 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. Plus, we get rockers from Amphibian Man, Galvezton, The Outta Sites (appearing at Surf Guitar 101 Festival Weekender), Barrence Whitfield and The Savages, The Bahareebas, Surf Muscle, Stephie James, The Cynz, Kincaid & The Memetics, Secret Agent, Rangers, Hipbone Slim and Atomic Tom! Intro music bed: "Catch A Wave"- The Beach Boys Amphibian Man- "Zenith" Surf Muscle- "Neptune's Bassoon" The Bahareebas- "Sal's Got Sand Between Her Toes" Galvezton- "Temptation Inside Your Heart" Kincaid & The Memetics- "AC Fontana" Good Time segment: Jan & Dean 60th anniversary of Deadman's Curve/ New Girl In School (1964 Liberty) Jan & Dean- "My Mighty GTO" Stephie James- "Surf" The Cynz- "Crow Haired Boys" Surf's Up- Beth's Beach Boys Break: The Beach Boys- "Honky Tonk" Follow "Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break" HERE Secret Agent- "Disguise" Barrence Whitfield and The Savages- "Rumble Strip" Rangers- "Telstar" Hipbone Slim AKA Sir Bald- "Persian Rug Ride" Two-nami: The Exbats- "Ghost In The Record Store" The Exbats- "Riding With Paul" Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week: The Scarlets- "Stampede" The Outta Sites- "The Man From U.N.C.L.E." Atomic Tom- "Let Me Show Yow It's Done" Outro music bed: Link Wray- "The Wild One"

Duration:00:57:04

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Catching A Wave 03-25-24

3/25/2024
We ring the bell and go Head 2 Head on this Catching A Wave with both Motorhead and Mike Love covering a Ramones classic! We hear a tune from an album by The Ventures that's 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. As always, we'll drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox to hear our selection of the week (The Untamed Youth). We pay tribute to the late, great Dexter Romweber who unfortunately passed away on Feb. 16th, 2024. Plus, hear some rockers from Chris Casello, The Eye Five, Man Or Astro-Man?, Jeffrey Foskett, Dick Dale, The Immediate Family, The Wretched Edsels, Abyssal Lurkers, Los Baby Jaguars, I. Jeziak & The Surfers, Santa Anna Bay Coconuts, Los Misterios. Intro music bed: "Catch A Wave"- The Beach Boys Jeffrey Foskett- "Baseball Card Fever" Dick Dale- "Smoke On The Water" Los Baby Jaguars- "Playa Boogaloo" I. Jeziak & The Surfers- "Big Wave" Sant Anna Bay Coconuts- "Pacifica" Good Time segment: The Ventures 60th anniversary of Knock Me Out (1964) The Ventures- "Bird Rockers" Los Misterios- "Surfsilvania" Man Or Astro-Man?- "Inside The Atom" Surf's Up- Beth's Beach Boys Break: The Beach Boys- "Louie, Louie" Follow "Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break" HERE The Immediate Family- "Lost In The Shuffle" RIP Dexter Romweber (June 18th, 1966-February 16th, 2024): Dexter Romweber- "Bombora" Chris Casello- "Sharkskin Buffalo" The Wretched Edsels- "Carm and Claire" Head 2 Head: Mike Love- "Rockaway Beach" Motorhead- "Rockaway Beach" Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week: The Untamed Youth- "Come On Down To My Boat" The Eye Five- "Del Scorcher" Abyssal Lurkers- "Bankshot" Outro music bed: Link Wray- "The Wild One"

Duration:00:57:03

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Catching A Wave 03-18-24

3/18/2024
The first day of Spring is just around the corner (March 19th) so if the warmer temps don't put you in a good mood yet, this hour of tunes on Catching A Wave definitely will! We hear a tune from Danny Amis & Twin Tones from an album celebrating it's 10th anniversary in our Good Time segment. Beth Riley has a deep track from America's band The Beach Boys in her Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break. We board the Catching A Wave Time Machine for the week of March 5th, 1965 to hear some songs on the chart for WLS Chicago that week (including their #1 song). We pay tribute to our friend J.M. Van Eaton who passed away on Feb. 9th, 2024. He was the drummer on so much great music for Sun Records (Jerry Lee Lewis, Billy Lee Riley, Charlie Rich, Bill Justis and so many more)! There's a rare track from an album he did with Billy Lee Riley in the early 90's. Plus, there's rockers from Pearl Jam, His Lordship, The Malibooz (being inducted in the California Music Hall Of Fame on April 14th as well as Walter Egan as a solo artist), The Meteoroids, Fever Drive, The Hillbilly Moon Explosion, El Castillo, The MIA, My Dusty Raygun, The Seismics and Little Kahuna! Intro music bed: "Catch A Wave"- The Beach Boys Little Kahuna- "Tiki Pop" The Meteoroids- "Dig It!" R.I.P. J.M. Van Eaton (December 23rd, 1937-February 9th, 2024): J.M. Van Eaton & Billy Lee Riley- "Bo Diddley" Pearl Jam- "Dark Matter" The Seismics- "Next Wave" Good Time segment: Danny Amis & Twin Tones 10th anniversary of Super Spy & Western Tones (2014) Danny Amis & Twin Tones- "Twilight Town" His Lordship- "Cat Call" My Dusty Raygun- "Harry's Situation" Surf's Up- Beth's Beach Boys Break: The Beach Boys- "Here She Comes" Follow "Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break" HERE The MIA- "Let It Surf" The Malibooz- "So Bad" The Hillbilly Moon Explosion- "Let's Go (Back In Time)" Catching A Wave Time Machine Week of March 5th, 1965 for WLS Chicago #39 Davie Allan & The Arrows- "Apache '65" #14 The Kinks- "All Day & All Through The Night" #1 The Beatles- "Eight Days A Week" Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week: The Ventures- "007-11" El Castillo- "These Boots Are Made For Walkin'" Fever Drive- "Mr. Alarm" Outro music bed: Link Wray- "The Wild One"

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Catching A Wave 03-11-24

3/11/2024
There's lots of new tunes, classics and all in between on this hour of Catching A Wave. We spin the Wheel Of Fun, Fun, Fun to hear 3 randomly chosen covers of The Beach Boys (Edison Lighthouse, Sonic Youth and Bob Vaught & The Renegades). 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 Mr. Gasser & The Weirdos celebrating it's 60th anniversary in our Good Time segment. As always, we'll drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox to hear our selection of the week (The Raveonettes). Plus, we've got rockers from Chris Casello, Terreur Twist, Stephie James, The Cynz, White Sands, Man Or Astro-Man?, songs from Triple Agent Records Vol. VII sampler (Systillus and Judo Dojo), The Hamiltones, Galvezton and Fly Janet. Intro music bed: "Catch A Wave"- The Beach Boys Chris Casello- "Surfin' Hayride" Man Or Astro-Man?- "Welcome To The Wicky Wacky World Of John Peel (The Wayward Meteor)" Judo Dojo- "Stay Out Of The Water" The Cynz- "Little Miss Lost" White Sands- "Vampire Drug Party" Good Time segment: Mr. Gasser & The Weirdos 60th anniversary of Rods N' Ratfinks (1964 Capitol Records) Mr. Gasser & The Weirdos- "Hey Rat Fink" Systilus- "Sin Tabla" Stephie James- "Five & Dimer" Surf's Up- Beth's Beach Boys Break: The Beach Boys- "Got To Know The Woman" Follow "Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break" HERE The Hamiltones- "Space Race" Galvezton- "Some Kinda Love Fly Janet- "Helsinki" Wheel Of Fun, Fun, Fun: Edison Lighthouse- "Fun, Fun, Fun" Bob Vaught & The Renegades (spelled "Renegaids" on the cover)- "Surfin' Safari" Sonic Youth- "I Know There's An Answer" Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week: The Raveonettes- "Attack Of The Ghost Riders" Terreur Twist- "Reverb In Blood" Outro music bed: Link Wray- "The Wild One"

Duration:00:57:03

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Catching A Wave 03-04-24

3/4/2024
The Surfrajettes and Chet Atkins both take on a classic from The Beatles in our Head 2 Head segment on this new Catching A Wave. Beth Riley has a deep track from The Beach Boys in her Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break. We hear a tune from an album by The Challengers celebrating it's 60th Anniversary in our Good Time segment. We tell you about an upcoming "Favorite Song Countdown" coming later this year for Dick Dale. The Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week is a cover of a Dick Dale classic too! We remember Melinda Ledbetter Wilson who passed away on January 30th with a beautiful tune by her husband, Brian Wilson ("Forever She'll Be My Surfer Girl"). Plus, there's tracks by The Courettes, Martin Cilia, The Vaccines, The Beatersband, Mr. Cesar, Yalisco, Los Twangheads, The Frigidaires, Sys Malakian feat. Los Atascados, Blue Dawn & The Day Breakers and Tiger Shark Nilsson! Intro music bed: "Catch A Wave"- The Beach Boys Tiger Shark Nilsson- "Night Surfer" Sys Malakian feat. Los Atascados- "Aguas Locas" Dick Dale- "Surf Buggy" The Courettes- "You Woo Me" The Frigidaires- "Rip Current" Good Time segment: The Challengers 60th anniversary of K-39 (1964 Vault Records) The Challengers- "Mr. Rebel" Los Twangheads- "La Venganza" Yalisco- "High Tide" Surf's Up- Beth's Beach Boys Break: The Beach Boys- "I'm So Young" Follow "Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break" HERE Blue Dawn & The Day Breakers- "Out Of Sight" For Melinda Ledbetter Wilson (October 3rd, 1946-January 30th, 2024): Brian Wilson- "Forever She'll Be My Surfer Girl" The Beatersband- "Danny Says" Mr. Cesar- "When Luchadors Cry" Head 2 Head: Chet Atkins- "She Loves You" The Surfrajettes- "She Loves You" Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week: Huevos Rancheros- "The Wedge" Martin Cilia- "Splash and Run" The Vaccines- "Love To Walk Away" Outro music bed: Link Wray- "The Flying Wedge (Drag Race)"

Duration:00:57:03

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Catching A Wave 02-26-24

2/26/2024
Hear The Beach Boys song that was an inspiration behind a Genesis classic in this week's You're The Inspiration segment. Beth Riley also has a deep track from The Beach Boys in her Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break. There's a track from an album by Duane Eddy 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. Plus, there's songs from Mr, Splice Guy, The Seismics, The Balboas, Satan's Pilgrims, The Surfers, Real Estate, Little Kahuna, Sam Evian, Ultrasonic Grand Prix, Los Abismos, Intoxicos, Manic Vila and The Bahareebas! Intro music bed: "Catch A Wave"- The Beach Boys The Seismics- "The After After After Party" Intoxicos- "Dag Party" Ultrasonic Grand Prix- "Instafuzz" The Surfers- "Misirlou" Real Estate- "Water Underground" Good Time segment: Duane Eddy 60th anniversary of Water Skiing (1964 RCA) Duane Eddy- "Jumping The Wake" Los Abismos- "That Surf Thing" Little Kahuna- "Flying Coffin" Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break: The Beach Boys- "The Girl From New York City" Follow "Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break" HERE Sam Evian- "Wild Days" Satan's Pilgrims- "Crying In A Storm" Manic Vila- "Set Ways" The Bahareebas- "Confrontation Part II" You're The Inspiration segment: The Beach Boys- "Sail On, Sailor" Genesis- "Misunderstanding" Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week: The Rock-A-Teens- "Woo Hoo" Mr. Splice Guy- "The Day My Baby Gave Me A Surprise" The Balboas- "Attack Of The Fire Ants" Outro music bed: Link Wray- "The Wild One"

Duration:00:57:01

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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

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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

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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

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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