Boppin' With Beth (new syndicated show)

James Riley

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I always dig each episode of Boppin' With Beth!! I learn so much about the "focus beam" artist and the music selections!! This week, country superstar Pam Tillis is the "focus beam" artist with tunes from her and some of her influences including her dad Mel Tillis, Lou Reed, Willie Nelson, Wilco, The Allman Brothers Band, The Staple Singers, Kenny Rogers, Todd Rundgren, Dolly Parton, Neil Young and Joni Mitchell. I have a Brenda Lee tune in Rockabilly Rewind and Beth also spins tunes from Bill Lloyd and Nathan Belt & The Buckles! Listen here: https://www.mixcloud.com/BethRiley1969/boppin-with-beth-01-29-21-focus-beam-on-pam-tillis/
 

James Riley

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This one is so much fun!! Linda Gail Lewis is the "Focus Beam" artist this week on Boppin' With Beth! Beth plays a couple of her tracks (including one with Robbie Fulks, musician), tells her great story and plays some her influences including her brother Jerry Lee Lewis, Hank Williams, Brenda Lee, Patsy Cline, Wanda Jackson, LaVern Baker as well as a track by her daughter and son-in-law Danny B Harvey & Annie Marie Lewis and cousin Mickey Gilley! I've got a rocker from Charlie Rich in Rockabilly Rewind and there's also tunes from Dan Whitaker, Steel Blossoms and Roo Arcus!! This is one KILLER episode!! Hear it here: https://www.mixcloud.com/BethRiley1969/boppin-with-beth-02-05-21-focus-beam-on-linda-gail-lewis/
 

James Riley

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Boppin' With Beth takes it back to the blues this week with "Swamp Blues Master" Kenny Neal as the Focus Beam artist! Beth spins a couple of his tracks as well as his influences including his dad Raful Neal, sister Jackie Neal, Slim Harpo, Buddy Guy, Sonny Boy Williamson, Howlin' Wolf, Little Walter, Elmore James and Junior Wells. I play a Dorsey Burnette rocker in Rockabilly Rewind! Beth also plays great tunes from Jeff Fetterman Band, Brody Buster and Clifton Chenier! Listen here: https://www.mixcloud.com/BethRiley1969/boppin-with-beth-02-12-21-focus-beam-on-kenny-neal/
 

James Riley

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"Hit me with your best shot..." Boppin' With Beth does just that on this week's show and it's a knockout!! Her "focus beam" artist is Pat Benatar and you hear all about her amazing story along with a couple of rockers from her. Beth plays some of her influences too including Led Zeppelin, The Four Tops, Liza Minnelli, Journey, The Rolling Stones, Foreigner, Heart and John Lennon. I've got an Elvis classic in Rockabilly Rewind and there's a boppin' 80's tune from Cyndi Lauper as well! Check it out here and feel free to share: https://www.mixcloud.com/BethRiley1969/boppin-with-beth-02-19-21-focus-beam-on-pat-benatar/
 

James Riley

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Another STELLAR show from Boppin' With Beth!! Beth's "Focus Beam" this week is on a founding member of the Eagles, Don Henley! She plays a couple of his solo tracks and tells all about his story. I love hearing about his early bands too!! She's got several of his influences including Patsy Cline, Little Richard, Jim Reeves, Fats Domino, Bobby Freeman, Chuck Berry and more! I've got a Gene Summers track in Rockabilly Rewind and there's also tunes from John David Daily, Emily Zuzik and Jackson Browne! Don't miss this one!!! Hear it here: https://www.mixcloud.com/BethRiley1969/boppin-with-beth-02-26-21-focus-beam-on-don-henley/
 

James Riley

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My favorite part of every Friday is hearing a NEW Boppin' With Beth!! This week, Beth's "Focus Beam" artist is Sturgill Simpson! Hear some of his variety of influences like Roy Clark, Marty Robbins, Otis Redding, John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers, Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, Keith Whitley and Jerry Reed. Beth tells his great story along with a couple of his tracks as well. I've got a classic Ricky Nelson track in Rockabilly Rewind and there's great tunes from The Reeves Brothers, Sarah Vista, Noah Garner and Daryl Mosley as well! Get your weekend started off right! Listen here: https://www.mixcloud.com/BethRiley1969/boppin-with-beth-03-05-21-focus-beam-on-sturgill-simpson/
 

James Riley

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The "Queen Of Rockabilly" Wanda Jackson is this week's "Focus Beam" artist on Boppin' With Beth. We hear some of her many influences including Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys, Gene Vincent & His Blue Caps, Elvis Presley, The Maddox Bros & Rose, Tex Williams & His Western Caravan, Hank Thompson and more. You'll hear about her trailblazing career and Beth plays a couple of tunes from her amazing catalog. I dig up a great Peanuts Wilson track in Rockabilly Rewind and there's tunes from Mark Malibu & The Wasagas, Hillbilly Moon Explosion and The Boogie Checkers too! Check it out here: https://www.mixcloud.com/BethRiley1969/boppin-with-beth-03-12-21-focus-beam-on-wanda-jackson/
 

James Riley

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Don't miss this awesome new episode of Boppin' With Beth this week and her "focus beam" spotlight on Sting!! Beth tells his story as well as playing a solo track, a classic from The Police and tunes from some of his influences... The Beatles, Otis Redding, Cream, James Brown, Jaco Pastorius, Manfred Mann and Cream. She also starts a new segment called "The Lightning Round" and singer-songwriter (and touring member of The Beach Boys) Christian Love does this one. Hear a track from him as well as Darren Michael Boyd too. I've got a rocker from Charlie Feathers in the Rockabilly Rewind segment as well so tune in now: https://www.mixcloud.com/BethRiley1969/boppin-with-beth-03-19-21-focus-beam-on-sting/
 

James Riley

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The great Nick Lowe is the "focus beam" artist on this week's Boppin' With Beth! Beth tells his story along with a couple of tracks from his stellar discography. Hear from some of his influences like Tennessee Ernie Ford, Johnny Cash, Frank Sinatra, Howlin' Wolf, his own Brinsley Schwarz and more! I spin a Sir Cliff Richard tune in Rockabilly Rewind and there's also tunes from Greg Townson (we also hear an interview snippet of him talking about working with Nick alongside Los Straitjackets), Jackslacks and The Little Wretches! Listen on demand here: https://www.mixcloud.com/BethRiley1969/boppin-with-beth-03-26-21-focus-beam-on-nick-lowe/
 

James Riley

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It's Friday and that means another great episode of Boppin' With Beth to get your weekend boppin'!! Beth's "Focus Beam" this week is country music star Billy Dean (and it's his birthday today too!!!) and it's a good one! She tells his story, plays a couple of his tracks and some of his influences like Kenny Rogers & The First Edition, John Denver, Eagles, James Taylor, Merle Haggard, David Gates, Don Williams and Dan Fogelberg. I've got an early rockabilly rocker from a very young Kenny Rogers as well. Plus, hear tunes from Jeremy Parsons, The Barlow and Tyller Gummersall! Listen here: https://www.mixcloud.com/BethRiley1969/boppin-with-beth-04-02-21-focus-beam-on-billy-dean/
 

James Riley

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Turnin' up the twang today with the new Boppin' With Beth!! LOVE this episode with Beth's "Focus Beam" on Dwight Yoakam!! Hear about his story, a couple of tracks from his discography and from a sampling of his influences: Lefty Frizzell, Buck Owens, Merle Haggard, The Byrds, The Monkees, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Emmylou Harris and more! I've got a track from "The Hawk" (which is actually Jerry Lee Lewis) in Rockabilly Rewind. Plus tracks from Geoffrey Miller, Jesse Brewster and a new Tony Joe White rocker! Listen here: https://www.mixcloud.com/BethRiley1969/boppin-with-beth-04-09-21-focus-beam-on-dwight-yoakam/
 

James Riley

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You can't talk about the Blues without the iconic Muddy Waters in the discussion!! Muddy is this week's "Focus Beam" artist on Boppin' With Beth!! Beth tells his story along with playing a couple of his tunes as well as some of his influences like Big Bill Broonzy, Robert Nighthawk, Big Joe Williams, Son House and a few of the millions that he influenced including ZZ Top, AC/DC, Led Zeppelin and Eric Clapton. I've got a Ronnie Self tune in Rockabilly Rewind and there's also a tune from Muddy's youngest...the late, great Mojo Morganfield! Hear it here: https://www.mixcloud.com/BethRiley1969/boppin-with-beth-04-16-21-focus-beam-on-muddy-waters/
 

James Riley

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Vintage rocker Chris Isaak is the "Focus Beam" artist on this week's Boppin' With Beth and it's a really fun show!! Hear about his story, a couple of his tunes as well as some of his influences including Hank Snow, Ricky Nelson, Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Roy Orbison and Cowboy Jack Clement. I've got a Carl Mann classic in Rockabilly Rewind and Beth also spins tunes from Dennis J. Leise, Lucky 757, Charlie J. Memphis, Al Dual and Slim & The Gems! Check it out here: https://www.mixcloud.com/BethRiley1969/boppin-with-beth-04-23-21-focus-beam-on-chris-isaak/
 

James Riley

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The BEST part of kicking off the weekend for me is hearing a NEW episode of Boppin' With Beth!! This week, Beth's "Focus Beam" artist is the late, great Chris LeDoux!! You'll hear about his amazing music and rodeo career as well a couple of rockers from him as well. Beth plays a few of his influences including Waylon Jennings, Johnny Cash, Marty Robbins, Bruce Springsteen, Charlie Daniels, Glen Campbell, his son Ned LeDoux, friend Garth Brooks and a track from Western Underground. I've also got an Eddie Bond track in Rockabilly Rewind. Don't miss this one!!! Check it out here and share: https://www.mixcloud.com/BethRiley1969/boppin-with-beth-04-30-21-focus-beam-on-chris-ledoux/
 

James Riley

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The "Billy" of "Rockabilly" Billy Burnette is this week's "focus beam" artist on Boppin' With Beth and it's the best rockin' hour you'll spend all weekend! Beth plays a couple of his tunes and talks about his truly unique and amazing career. You'll hear tunes from his influences including his uncle and dad (Johnny & Dorsey Burnette), Ricky Nelson, Brenda Lee, Delaney & Bonnie, Glen Campbell...artists he was a band member with: John Fogerty & Bob Dylan and a Fleetwood Mac tune when he was a full member of the band. I've got a Janis Martin tune in Rockabilly Rewind and Beth also spins tunes from Nathan Belt & The Buckles, Kitty Rose & The Rattlers and Lara Hope & The Ark-Tones!! Hear it here: https://www.mixcloud.com/BethRiley1969/boppin-with-beth-05-07-21-focus-beam-on-billy-burnette/
 

James Riley

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This new Boppin' With Beth is especially boppin' this week as Beth's "Focus Beam" artist is the "King Of Twang", Duane Eddy!! You don't want to miss this one. Hear about his story, a couple of his amazing tunes and artists he was influenced by (Merle Travis, Hank Williams, Patti Page, Billy Byrd, Elvis Presley, Les Paul & Chet Atkins) and a couple of the millions that he influenced (George Harrison and Ben Vaughn). I've got a Warren Smith tune in Rockabilly Rewind and Beth plays more rockers from Levi Dexter, Reverend Horton Heat, Shoot The Pier and Bob Bradshaw!! You'll be digging out your Duane Eddy record collection (or starting a much deserved new one) after hearing this!! Listen (and share) here: https://www.mixcloud.com/BethRiley1969/boppin-with-beth-05-14-21-focus-beam-on-duane-eddy/
 

James Riley

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Another stellar show from Boppin' With Beth this week! Beth's "Focus Beam" artist is Cody Johnson! Hear some of CoJo's influences including Roger Miller, Chris LeDoux, Johnny Cash, Alan Jackson, George Strait, Bruce Springsteen, Jackson Browne and Tim McGraw! As always, Beth tells about his career and plays a couple of his great tunes as well. I've got a rockabilly classic from The Phantom in Rockabilly Rewind plus there's some awesome tunes from Bryan James, Lyman Ellerman and TJ Hernandez too! Take a listen here: https://www.mixcloud.com/BethRiley1969/boppin-with-beth-05-21-21-focus-beam-on-cody-johnson/
 

James Riley

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The new Boppin' With Beth is about Billy Joe Shaver and you don't want to miss this one! Nobody had a career like Billy Joe! Beth talks about his amazing career along with a couple of his amazing tunes! Hear some of his influences like Hank Williams, Red Foley & Ernest Tubb, Muddy Waters, Jimmie Rodgers and a couple that he influenced like Kris Kristofferson and Waylon Jennings. Beth's Lightning Round returns this week with Dallas Moore answering some fun questions and a tune from his latest album. I've got a Wayne Walker classic in Rockabilly Rewind plus there's killer tunes from Jim Bachmann (with Dallas Moore covering Billy Joe Shaver), Shelby Lee Lowe, Mickey Lamantia and the late, great Jerry Reed. Tune in (and share) here: https://www.mixcloud.com/BethRiley1969/boppin-with-beth-05-28-21-focus-beam-on-billy-joe-shaver/
 

James Riley

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Boppin' With Beth gets rockin' this week as Beth's "Focus Beam" artist is the "Queen Of Glam Rock", Suzi Quatro! Today is Suzi Quatro's birthday today too so celebrate with this amazing hour of radio! Beth even does a "Lightning Round" of fun questions segment with Suzi herself! Hear some tracks from Suzi as Beth tells about her awesome career and plays some tracks from some of her influences including Elvis Presley, The Beatles, Stevie Wonder, The Temptations, Otis Redding and at least one of the millions she influenced...Joan Jett. I have a Little Jimmy Dickens tune in Rockabilly Rewind plus there are also rockin' tracks from Lucky Odds and Webb Wilder! Click here and crank it up: https://www.mixcloud.com/BethRiley1969/suzi-quatro-focus-beam-on-boppin-with-beth-06-04-21/
 

James Riley

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If this show doesn't get you boppin'...you don't have a pulse! Boppin' With Beth's "Focus Beam" this week is the late, great Eddie Cochran! Beth Riley (in the words of Eddie himself..."that girl's fine lookin' man...she's Somethin' Else") tells about his short but brilliant life and career. Hear a couple of his rockers along with some of his influences including Carl Perkins, Roy Acuff, Buddy Holly, James Burton, Chuck Berry and his former singing partner Hank Cochran. There's also just a few of the millions he influenced on here: Paul McCartney, Brian Setzer and Darrel Higham. I've got a Tom Tall tune in Rockabilly Rewind and Beth also spins great rockers from Ryan Glenn, JD McPherson, Deke Dickerson and The Honkabillies!! C'mon Everybody and give this one a listen NOW. Listen and share this link: https://www.mixcloud.com/BethRiley1969/eddie-cochran-focus-beam-on-boppin-with-beth-06-11-21/
 
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