All Pieces for Jamie Dell'Apa

 
Caption: Harry Glenn the welder/owner of Mar Vel Records of Hammond, Indiana
Songs about elevators and songs from Indiana (that you've never heard by musicians you've never heard of). Post WWII when rock and roll wasn't a t...

Bought by Prairie Public


  • Added: Aug 07, 2020
  • Length: 02:56:32
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Lee Denson / Jesse James
Record companies often have a "sound" that's uniquely identifiable to them. Of course, Chess and Sun Records had their sounds but they recorded a...

Bought by Prairie Public


  • Added: Jul 31, 2020
  • Length: 02:55:51
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Jesse Hawthorne, The Midnight Creeper
Jesse Hawthorne used to do the Friday midnight to Saturday 5am shift (a day before my show) and the Sunday morning gospel show. That's a grueling ...

Bought by Prairie Public


  • Added: Jul 28, 2020
  • Length: 01:54:55
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Hank Ballard
Songs about shotgun weddings, the West, NYC, and every wacky place and thought in between. Music you've never heard by musicians you've never hear...

Bought by Prairie Public


  • Added: Jul 24, 2020
  • Length: 02:59:38
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Hank Ballard
The first part of the show is pre-rock and roll music with a primitive sound. All the music that wasn't Elvis.

Bought by Prairie Public, KUGS, and WYAP


  • Added: Jul 17, 2020
  • Length: 02:57:39
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Marvin and Johnny with Johnny Otis
Music you've never heard by musicians you've never heard of - tonight some of the thoughts behind why this music works after a half century.

Bought by Prairie Public


  • Added: Jul 09, 2020
  • Length: 02:55:44
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Center is Shorty Long and Dolly Dimples (Emidio Vagnoni and Gladys Ulrich) with the Santa Fe Rangers (who all live in Exeter Township, PA)
Music from the French Quarter of New Orleans. After the conventioneers have left the clubs with their souvenir plastic drink cups. After the drun...

Bought by Prairie Public, WXXI, and WYAP


  • Added: Jul 02, 2020
  • Length: 02:56:40
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Augie Garcia in Shorts
In the post WWII era, music was not nationalized yet. That is; the music industry hadn't consolidated. Radio stations played their local favorite...

Bought by Prairie Public


  • Added: Jun 26, 2020
  • Length: 02:58:31
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: One of these army men is me at Mardi Gras
Music you've never heard by musicians you've never heard of (except in the case of Burt Ward who you've heard of but isn't a musician and what he c...

Bought by WXXI and Prairie Public


  • Added: Jun 19, 2020
  • Length: 02:56:42
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Rockin' R's
"Music you've never heard by musicians you've never heard of" from my endless music library. Tonight, we're mixing-in a handful of 78 rpm recordin...

Bought by WXXI, WYAP, and Prairie Public


  • Added: Jun 12, 2020
  • Length: 02:56:44
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: Washington Phillips with his homemade instrument
Singers who's voices alone are incredibly soulful and evocative. CORRECTED VERSION

Bought by Prairie Public and WXXI


  • Added: Jun 05, 2020
  • Length: 02:57:13
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Medallions
Music you've never heard by musicians you've never heard of from my endless library documenting the post WWII explosion of music.

Bought by Prairie Public and WXXI


  • Added: May 29, 2020
  • Length: 02:57:23
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Mad Mike and the Maniacs
Not the jingles, not the advertising department's idea of music but songs that were written by the musician who's muse decided that a single produc...

Bought by Prairie Public, WXXI, and WYAP


  • Added: May 22, 2020
  • Length: 02:58:03
  • Purchases: 3
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All the musicians and music you've never heard.

Bought by Prairie Public and WXXI


  • Added: May 14, 2020
  • Length: 03:00:46
  • Purchases: 2
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Music you've never heard by musicians you've never heard of with a focus on a handful of Canadian rock bands.

Bought by Prairie Public and WXXI


  • Added: May 08, 2020
  • Length: 02:57:35
  • Purchases: 2
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Music you've never heard by musicians you've never heard of and plenty of songs about robbing banks and seeing UFOs. And that's why you're grounde...

Bought by Prairie Public


  • Added: May 01, 2020
  • Length: 03:00:43
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Teenagers!
Oh the usual dreck followed by the last hour of songs about the most dreamy teenage boy ever!!!! Johnny, Johnny, Johnny!

Bought by WXXI and Prairie Public


  • Added: Apr 24, 2020
  • Length: 03:00:13
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: T. Valentine Bio
The "Your Grounded!" series, this is show #3 of ... oh gawd how many will it be.

Bought by WXXI and Prairie Public


  • Added: Apr 17, 2020
  • Length: 03:08:28
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Screaming Joe Neal!!!
Everyone is grounded but you can frolic with your invisible friends on the radio. Tonight's show is the devil's bargain - working in public radio....

Bought by WXXI and Prairie Public


  • Added: Apr 10, 2020
  • Length: 02:53:48
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Arthur Lee and Love (and some other guy)
Music of your youth listening to the radio after midnight. Plenty of UFO songs and all the songs are music you've never heard by musicians you've...

Bought by WXXI and Prairie Public


  • Added: Apr 03, 2020
  • Length: 03:04:25
  • Purchases: 2