Catching A Wave radio show

James Riley

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It's the NEW and improved Catching A Wave and we have an exciting hour of music and features planned for you! Beth Riley starts a segment called Surf's Up- Beth's Beach Boys Break with a tune from The Beach Boys of course. We'll jump in our time machine for the week ending December 29th, 1962 to hear some tunes on the Billboard Hot 100 at the time. Our Jammin' James Jukebox is a great tune from The Ventures ! We'll debut a NEW tune from Christian Love and spin rockin' tunes from The Memphians, Los Straitjackets, Lucky 757, The Explorers Club, The Cherry Drops, The Hula Girls, Jan & Dean, The Monkees, Dick Dale, The Challengers and more!! Listen here:
 

James Riley

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We spin the Wheel Of Fun, Fun, Fun again on this episode of Catching A Wave to hear 3 randomly picked covers of The Beach Boys. This time around, it's Roy Orbison, Ronnie Spector and the Ramones doing the covers. Speaking of The Beach Boys, Beth Riley has another great tune from them in her Surf's Up- Beth's Beach Boys Break segment. We also drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox for our selection this week. Plus, we'll spin rockin' tunes from The Neptunas (on Altered State of Reverb), Jennie Vee, The Sabres, The Men In Gray Suits, The Hi-Risers (both on Hi-Tide Recordings, Mike Love, Tav Falco - Panther Burns, Danny B. Harvey, The Jagaloons, Secret Agent, The Wavers, The Mystery Men?, The Hondells and The Rip Chords!! Hear episode here:
 

James Riley

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On this week's Catching A Wave radio show, hear the latest from The Supraphonics (on Max Recordings), Southern Culture on the Skids, Jimmy Buffett, Al Dual, The Explorers Club, The Reverbivores, North Melbourne Surf Club and classics from Link Wray, Bruce Johnston, The Surfaris, Jan & Dean, Bloodshot BILL, Satan's Pilgrims, Al Jardine and The Surf City AllStars! Plus, Beth Riley plays a great track from The Beach Boys in her Surf's Up- Beth's Beach Boys Break, we drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox to hear our selection of the week and we start a new segment called "Two-Nami" where we play a couple of tracks back to back from an artist. This week, it's 2 rockin' tracks from The Bangles. Listen here:

 

James Riley

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Grab your board and crank it up! We've got recent and classic rockers on this week's Catching A Wave radio show from Los Straitjackets, Duane Eddy, Mark Malibu & The Wasagas, The Kaputniks, The Tourmaliners, The Evanstones, The Young Barons, The Surfrajettes, Little Richard, Brian Wilson (with Al Jardine, Blondie Chaplin and another track with Brian Setzer), The Silicon, Link Bat & The Bat Rays and Brian Walker. Beth Riley has a great tune from The Beach Boys in her Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break segment, we take a ride in our Catching A Wave Time Machine and we drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox to hear our selection of the week! Hear episode here:
 

James Riley

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We get the return of our Wheel Of Fun, Fun, Fun game on Catching A Wave where we play some randomly selected covers of The Beach Boys from our in-studio Spinning Wheel. And speaking of The Beach Boys, Beth Riley has another classic from them in her Surf's Up- Beth's Beach Boys Break and we drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox to hear a great rocker this week. We also have tunes from Girl Over Planet, Hawthorne, Twist, Randell Kirsch with Papa Doo Run Run, Jason Lee and the R.I.P.tides, Didi Wray & Los Tango Boys, Underwater Bosses, The Ventures, ELVIS PRESLEY (from Blue Hawaii which is celebrating it's 60th anniversary this year) and more! Hear episode here:
 

James Riley

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Not only do we get a great track from The Beach Boys from Beth Riley in her Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break, we also hear solo tracks from Brian Wilson, Carl Wilson, Dennis Wilson, Mike Love, Bruce Johnston, Al Jardine and David Marks!! Our "Two-Nami" feature has a couple of tracks from Deke Dickerson (one with The Trasmen and the other with Los Straitjackets) and we drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox to hear a rocker from the Safaris! Plus, we spin tracks from The Electric Heaters, Surfnado Tiki Squad, Jan & Dean, Nick Waterhouse, Blue Stingrays, Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives and The Cranzers!! Hear episode here:
 

James Riley

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Get ready for a great Time Machine segment for the week ending July 20, 1963 ("Surf City" at top spot) on this week's Catching A Wave radio show! Beth Riley brings a gem from The Beach Boys catalog in her Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break and we drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox for a classic from Dick Dale. We've got another great new track from Christian Love (along with Bruce Johnston talking about Christian) and rockin' tunes from Messer Chups, The Seatopians, Webb Wilder, The Green Reflectors, Jeffrey Foskett, Jason Janik, Greg Townson, The Chefs, Surf Curse, Eagles and Cayucas!! Hear episode here:
 

James Riley

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Time to spin the Wheel Of Fun, Fun, Fun again on this week's Catching A Wave to hear some randomly selected covers of The Beach Boys. This time we hear M Ward, The Untamed Youth and The Neanderthals covering America's band. Speaking of The Beach Boys, Beth Riley brings a cool ballad from them in her Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break! We also drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox to hear our selection of the week (and it has a Beach Boys connection too). Plus, hear rockers from Insect Surfers, Bali Lamas, Cheap Trick, The Explorers Club, Marco Di Maggio, Satan's Pilgrims, Cliff Richard & The Shadows, Todd Bradley, Dave Del Monte, The Mysterics, The Creature Preachers, Jan & Dean with The Flirts, The Super Stocks, Nuclear Juarez and The Surferific Dudes! Hear episode here:
 

James Riley

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We've got another "Two-Nami" in the forecast on Catching A Wave radio show and this time it's 2 in a row from Glen Campbell (one produced by Brian Wilson and the other featuring Dick Dale, Brian Setzer and Chris Isaak). Beth Riley has a great gem from The Beach Boys in her Surf's Up- Beth's Beach Boys Break. Our Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week comes from a band from down under. We also spin tunes from Southern Culture on the Skids, The Neptunas, The Freshwater Four, Sheverb, Surfer Joe, Mike Love (featuring John Cowsill on vocals), The Greasy Gills, Mark Malibu & the Wasagas, Los Atarrayas, Los Frenéticos, The Cherry Drops, The Seatopians, Go Go's and the Lively Ones! Hear episode here:
 

James Riley

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We start a new segment on Catching A Wave called "The Green Room" with an interview snippet from drummer, Jason Smay! Beth Riley brings an awesome classic from The Beach Boys in her Surf's Up- Beth's Beach Boys Break. We'll drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox and play the latest from Al Jardine, The Royal Pacifics, Surfoniani, The Reverbivores, The Frogenstein, Jet Jaguars and rockers from Man Or Astro-Man?, Brian Wilson, Jason Lee & The R.I.P.Tides, Los Straitjackets, Surfnado Tiki Squad, Elvis Presley, Lucky 757, The Green Reflectors, Dick Dale and Jan & Dean. Hear episode here:
 

James Riley

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We're jam packed on this Catching A Wave radio show with new tunes and classics! We hear Suzi Quatro, Brian Langan, The Volcanics, Black Valley Moon, Habibi, The 5 6 7 8's, The Surf Kings, The Evanstones, The Doltones, Los Caminos, Cayucas, The Supraphonics, Mike Love with Hanson, Al Dual and more! Beth Riley has a great tune from The Beach Boys in her Surf's Up- Beth's Beach Boys Break segment, we board the Catching A Wave Time Machine for the week ending July 1, 1964 to hear 3 great tunes on the chart that week and of course we'll drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox! Hear episode here:
 

James Riley

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This episode of Catching A Wave should be enjoyed at top volume with the windows down! Hear NEW tunes from The Explorers Club, The Kaputniks, The Royal Pacifics, Creature Preachers, The Shootouts and 2 NEW tunes from Greg Townson in our Two-nami segment. We also have rockers from Chris Isaak, The Cherry Drops, The Blasters, Baja Bug, The Hula Girls, The Surfin' Gorillas, Wiped Out, Dick Dale and Jan & Dean. Beth Riley has a great tune 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 selection of the week! Listen here:

 

James Riley

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On the new Catching A Wave, we hear from the late, great Dick Dale in our "Green Room" segment as he tells how he got his rhythm sound. Plus, Beth Riley has a classic tune from The Beach Boys in her Surf's Up- Beth's Beach Boys Break, we drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox for this week's selection and we get a trio of James Bond themed tunes from Glen Campbell (Official), Webb Wilder and Danny Amis & Twin Tones. We also play The Reverbivores, Wondermints, The Neptunas, Brian Wilson, Deke Dickerson & The Sex-Phonics, The Buttondowns, The Fantastic Baggys, The Men In Gray Suits, The Green Reflectors and The Spiratones! Hear episode here:
 

James Riley

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Hear new and vintage tunes on this week's Catching A Wave from Didi Wray, Southern Culture on the Skids, The Ventures, Bali Lamas, Surfnado Tiki Squad, The Seatopians, Dave Alvin, The Volcanics, The Monkees, The Hi-Risers (singing about The Monkees), 3 California tunes from The Crickets, The Runaways and Ronnie Spector and more! Beth Riley once again brings a great tune from The Beach Boys in her Surf's Up- Beth's Beach Boys Break, we board the Catching A Wave Time Machine for the week ending June 5, 1965 and we drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox! Listen here:
 

James Riley

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Turn this Catching A Wave up! Hear rockin' tracks from Billy F Gibbons, Nick Waterhouse, The Young Barons, Jim And The Sea Dragons, Los Straitjackets, Baja Bug, The Atlantics, The Surfaders, Dave Edmunds, The Reefriders, Shoot The Pier, Nuclear Juarez, The Hondells and more! Beth Riley has a classic track from The Beach Boys from their Pet Sounds album in her Surf's Up- Beth's Beach Boys Break and speaking of The Beach Boys we have another Wheel Of Fun, Fun, Fun with covers of their tunes by Union (featuring Randy Bachman), Shovels and Rope (with Sharon Van Etten) and America! We also have a cool rocker in our Jammin' James Jukebox selection of the week so don't miss it! Listen here:
 

James Riley

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It's summer all year long here on Catching A Wave radio show! Hear an interview snippet with Randell Kirsch talking about Jan & Dean in our Green Room segment, Beth Riley brings another great tune 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. We pay tribute to Dave Busacker (AKA "Dave Pilgrim") of Satan's Pilgrims who passed away on March 30th, 2021. We've also got tracks from Messer Chups, Girl Over Planet, Chris Isaak, Sheverb, Hawthorne, The Tarantinos (on Diddy Wah Records), Hershel Yatovitz, ELVIS PRESLEY, The Memphians (with Dale Watson), Guitar UP, Don Diego, Toro Jones and the Ramones!! Listen here:
 

James Riley

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Catching A Wave has no shortage of killer new and vintage tunes for you to enjoy (and share). This week, Beth Riley has another classic and underrated tune from The Beach Boys in her Surf's Up- Beth's Beach Boys Break, we predict a Two-Nami in the forecast (also Beach Boys related) and we'll drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox to hear our selection of the week (which is ALSO Beach Boys related)! We'll spin tunes from Cayucas, Didi Wray & Los Tango Boys, Jan & Dean, The Neptunas, Dick Dale, Los Straitjackets, Mike Love, Shoot The Pier, Ry Bradley, Jason Janik, Secret Agent, The Frogenstein, Jeremy and The Harlequins and Masters Of The University as well. Listen here:
 

James Riley

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Lots of recent and classic tunes for you this week on Catching A Wave radio show! Hear Reverend Horton Heat (on Fun-Guy Records), Beach Youth, Captain Rico and the ghost band, Al Jardine (with Steve Miller), The Explorers Club, California Music (feat. David Marks), TarantinosNYC, The Cherry Drops, Drifting Sand, Tragic Vision, La Luz, The Surfaders and more! Beth Riley brings a deep track from The Beach Boys in her Surf's Up- Beth's Beach Boys Break, we drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox and we board the Catching A Wave Time Machine for the week ending August 18th, 1962 to hear some tunes on the top 20 for radio station KFXM in San Bernardino/Riverside, CA. Listen here:
 
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