Boppin' With Beth (syndicated show)

James Riley

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Have you heard the "news"? Huey Lewis And The News are the "focus beam" band on the new Boppin' With Beth! Hear about their career, songs from some of their influences and peers (including Little Richard, The Impressions, The Beach Boys, Elvis Costello & The Attractions, Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band, Dave Edmunds and Bruce Springsteen) and a couple of their rockin' tunes! The new segment "Beth's Bop Of The Week" starts this week with a NEW tune from Christian Love who is the son of The Beach Boys' Mike Love as well as a touring member of the band. I've got a classic from The Bel-Airs in Hang Ten and there's tracks from Phil Vassar (with Huey Lewis), Eddie Money and Joe Tex! Hear all about it HERE:

https://boppinwithbeth.blogspot.com/2023/01/huey-lewis-and-news-focus-beam-on.html
 

James Riley

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What a great way to get your weekend rockin'! The iconic Jeff Lynne is the "focus beam" artist on the new Boppin' With Beth! Hear about his early bands, stardom with Electric Light Orchestra and solo material. Plus, just a portion of the long and impressive list of artists he's produced. You'll hear tunes from some of his influences as well as some he produced including The Beatles, The Dave Clark Five, Roy Orbison, The Kinks, The Zombies, Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly, Paul McCartney and George Harrison. Beth's Bop Of The Week just happens to be a Tom Petty tune that Jeff co-wrote, produced and plays on! Also, I've got a classic rocker from The Trashmen in Hang Ten! You can hear it all right HERE:

https://boppinwithbeth.blogspot.com/2023/01/jeff-lynne-focus-beam-on-boppin-with.html
 

James Riley

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Happy National Disc Jockey Day! I'm celebrating by listening to my favorite DJ (Beth Riley) and her new episode of Boppin' With Beth! American singer-songwriter John Ford Coley is the "focus beam" artist this week. Hear about his early days with duo partner England Dan, his solo releases and more. There's tunes from some of his influences including Dan Fogelberg, Buffalo Springfield, Simon & Garfunkel, The Beach Boys, The Beatles, The Rascals and Porter Wagoner. Beth's Bop Of The Week is a great tune from Marty Rhone. I've got a rocker from The Marketts in Hang Ten and there's tunes from J.D. Crowe & The New South, John Blair, Mitch Mann, The Bacon Brothers and Dion as well! Listen HERE:

https://boppinwithbeth.blogspot.com/2023/01/john-ford-coley-focus-beam-on-boppin.html
 

James Riley

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The late, great Jeff Beck is the "Focus Beam" artist on this week's Boppin' With Beth! We'll hear about his hall of fame career with early bands, The Yardbirds and solo material along with a couple of stellar tracks from his discography. There's also tunes from some of his many influences including Chuck Berry, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, The Shadows, Gene Vincent & The Blue Caps (co-written by Cliff Gallup), Buddy Guy and Link Wray! Beth's Bop Of The Week is a rocker from Anthony Rosano & The Conqueroos. I have a trippy song from Dick Dale in Hang Ten and Lucky 757 close out the show with a cover and mutual admiration of Gene Vincent & The Blue Caps. Hear episode HERE:

https://boppinwithbeth.blogspot.com/2023/01/jeff-beck-focus-beam-on-boppin-with.html
 
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