Catching A Wave radio show

James Riley

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Excited to keep getting great new and vintage tunes on Catching A Wave for you each week! We've got Frankie & The Pool Boys, The Cranzers, Reverend Horton Heat, Bruce Johnston, Slowey & The Boats, Vern Jules & The Aquanauts, The Anglers (on Swelltune Records), Brian Wilson, Man or Astro-Man?, Duane Eddy, Barbacoa, Rene and The Alligators and a trio of tunes with "Beat" in the title... Dick Dale, Deke Dickerson & The Sex-Phonics and Go Go's (the original Stiff Records version of "We Got The Beat"). Beth Riley has a deep cut of The Beach Boys in her Surf's Up- Beth's Beach Boys Break, our "Green Room" segment returns as we talk surf music with Billy F Gibbons and hear a track from his latest and we drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox to hear our selection of the week! Hear episode here:
 

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It's the 1st annual Car Show on Catching A Wave to celebrate Collector Car Appreciation Day on July 9th as announced by the SEMA Action Network (SAN). More info here: https://www.semasan.com/collector-car-appreciation-day
We've got Mike Love of The Beach Boys talking about "Fun, Fun, Fun" in our Green Room segment, Beth Riley has 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 to hear our car themed selection of the week and we get a trio of Mustang tunes from Dick Dale, Chuck Berry and The Neanderthals! Plus, we spin car tunes from Al Jardine, Jan & Dean, Mr. Gasser & The Weirdos, Billy F Gibbons, ELVIS PRESLEY, The Vettes, The Untamed Youth, Ronnie Dawson, David Marks & The A-Phonics, Hal Blaine & The Young Cougars and more!! Hear episode here:
 

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We continue with new & vintage tunes on this week's Catching A Wave with rockers from Frankie & The Pool Boys, The Shadows, Weezer, The Anglers, The Ventures, Raul Malo (with The Mavericks), Greg Townson, Paula Fuga (feat. Jack Johnson and Ben Harper), Toro Jones, Duane Eddy, Darrel Higham & The Enforcers, The Surf Hermits and The Surf Aliens. Beth Riley has 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 and we have Two-nami in the forecast with 2 in a row of songs featuring Bob Irwin (an unreleased track of Bob Irwin & The Pluto Walkers as well as the Martian Denny Orchestra). Hear episode here:
 

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On this week's Catching A Wave, not only do we hear a deep track from The Beach Boys in Beth Riley's Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break but we also hear a previously unreleased song that finally appears on the upcoming Feel Flows box set later in the show as well. We've got a trio of "drum" themed tunes (from Hal Blaine, Sandy Nelson and Micky Dolenz), we board the Catching A Wave Time Machine (for the week ending April 25, 1964) and we'll drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox. Plus, hear tunes from Dick Dale, The Hondells, Televisionaries, Los Surfer Compadres, The Raybeats, The Kaputniks, Masters Of The University, Dave Del Monte and the Cayucas!! Hear episode here:

 

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On this new Catching A Wave, we've a trio of "Wild" tunes from Deke Dickerson and Los Straitjackets, Jimmy Dale Richardson and The Ventures, a deep track from The Beach Boys from Beth Riley in her Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break, we spin the Wheel Of Fun, Fun, Fun to hear some great Beach Boys covers AND we drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox to hear our selection of the week. PLUS, we got killer tunes from Les Agamemonz, Vern Jules & The Aquanauts, Messer Chups, Aloha Swamp, The Surfaders, Wiped Out, Underwater Bosses, The Explorers Club, The Silicon, The Bobby Lee Combo and The Fantastic Baggys! Hear episode here:
 

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There's so many great new and vintage tunes on this week's Catching A Wave!! Hear Darrel Higham, The Cherry Drops, The B. Christopher Band, Greg Townson, The Tangees, King Ghidora, Surfer Joe, Al Dual, Televisionaries, The Super Stocks, Captain Rico and the ghost band, Guitar UP and a trio of "Aqua" bands: Aqualads, The Aqua Velvets and The Aqua Barons. Beth Riley has another great tune from The Beach Boys in her Surf's Up- Beth's Beach Boys Break, we hear a snippet of an interview with Joel Selvin in our Green Room segment and we drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox to hear our selection of the week! Hear episode here:
 

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Can you feel the rumble? We've got new Brian Setzer on this week's Catching A Wave radio show as well as rockin' tunes from The Anderson Council, The Kaputniks, previously unreleased live track from The Beach Boys, Reverend Organdrum, Shoot The Pier, Baja Bug, The Anglers (from Swelltune Records), The Tourmaliners, The Tremolo Beer Gut, Toro Jones, Tragic Vision, Barbacoa and The Rip Chords! Beth Riley has a great studio track from The Beach Boys in her Surf's Up- Beth's Beach Boys Break, we have a Two-Nami with 2 in a row from Brian Wilson and we drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox!! Hear episode here:
 

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On this Catching A Wave radio show, we remember Elvis who passed away August 16th, 1977 with a track from the King (from Blue Hawaii celebrating it's 60th anniversary), Johnny Ramone with Danny B. Harvey & Slim Jim Phantom (with a rockin' instrumental) and Dean Z (with a cover of a tune originally heard from Fun In Acapulco). We also spin the Wheel Of Fun, Fun, Fun to hear some great covers of The Beach Boys by The Grip Weeds (from the new Jem Records tribute to Brian Wilson), The Martian Denny Orchestra and Jan & Dean. Beth Riley has a great deep track of The Beach Boys in her Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break and we'll drop a quarter in the Jammin' James Jukebox to hear our selection of the week. Plus, we've got rockers from Didi Wray (covering Blondie), The Halibuts, The Coffin Daggers, Los Blue Marinos, The Charades, Girl Over Planet, The Metalunas, The Guantanamos, Trevor Lake and The Trashmen!! Hear episode HERE:
 

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On this week's Catching A Wave, we hear a trio of tunes from bands with a word repeated in their band name (Go Go's, The Yum Yums and Papa Doo Run Run), Beth Riley has a deep track from The Beach Boys in her Surf's Up- Beth's Beach Boys Break, we hear a snippet of an interview with author Joel Selvin in our Green Room segment and we drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox to hear our selection of the week! Plus, we spin tunes from The Atlantics, Bamboogie Injections, Sant Anna Bay Coconuts, Lost Acapulco, Insect Surfers, The Wet Ones, Twang Inspectors, The Surf Hermits, The Routes, The Frogenstein, The Anglers (on Swelltune Records) and The Eyeberries! Hear episode here:
 

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No shortage of hot new and classic tunes on Catching A Wave as we hear tracks from BLACKBALL BANDITS, Lord Huron, Bob Irwin & The Pluto Walkers, The Tremolo Beer Gut, The Surf Raiders, Darrel Higham, Mike Brookfield, The Green Reflectors, The Mellows, The B. Christopher Band and more!! We get real GONE with a trio of songs with "gone" in the title from McKinley James, Surfaris and The Explorers Club. We also have 2 songs with a unique connection from Bruce Johnston and The Centurians, we'll drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox plus Beth Riley has another great rocker from The Beach Boys in her Surf's Up- Beth's Beach Boys Break! Hear episode here:

 

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There's still a couple of weeks of Summer left...but then again it's Summer all year long here on Catching A Wave! We've got another great Wheel Of Fun, Fun, Fun segment with covers of The Beach Boys by The Astronauts, Di Maggio Connection and The Anderson Council. Speaking of The Beach Boys, Beth Riley has a track you'll love in her Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break. We'll drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox to hear our selection of the week and we've got tunes from The Tourmaliners, Greg Townson, The Hang Ten Gallon Hats, Duane Eddy, Brian Setzer, Dick Dale, Lords Of Atlantis, Midnight Oil, Brian Wilson, Jim & The Sea Dragons, The Breakers, Captain Rico & The Ghost Band and The Grip Weeds!! Hear episode HERE:
 

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Hold on for a wild surf this hour on Catching A Wave! Beth Riley has a deep track of The Beach Boys in her Surf's Up- Beth's Beach Boys Break. Plus, Mike Love talks about another family group influence on The Beach Boys...The Everly Brothers...in our Green Room segment (RIP Don Everly...Feb. 1, 1937-Aug. 21, 2021) AND we spin another track from The Beach Boys Feel Flows box set later too. Of course we also drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox to hear our selection of the week and we also spin tunes from The Jagaloons, Surfer Joe, Trevor Lake, Introducers, Los Straitjackets, 12AX7, Underwater Bosses, The Cramps, King Of Hawaii, Surfaris, Marmalade Wake, Black Valley Moon, La Luz, Messer Chups, The Metalunas and The Cosmic Wrays! Hear episode HERE:
 

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September may be coming to a close soon but things are still hot here on Catching A Wave. We've got tunes from Greg Townson, The Volcanics, Slowey & The Boats, The Hang Ten Gallon Hats, The Tourmaliners, Junior Brown, Louie & The Wolf Gang, The Anderson Council, The Guantanamos, Satan's Pilgrims, The Routes, Mark Malibu & The Wasagas and more! We've got a Two-Nami in the forecast with 2 in a row featuring Danny Amis. Beth Riley has a toe-tapping song 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. Hear episode HERE:
 

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It's a party on this week's Catching A Wave radio show radio show! We hear a trio of "party" themed tunes from Annette, The Surfrajettes and Los Straitjackets with The World Famous Pontani Sisters and Kaiser George. We hear #5 and #4 in our Top 5 Countdown of YOUR favorite songs by The Beach Boys. Beth Riley has a deep track from The Beach Boys as well 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 song you may know by The Monkees but this band did it first). Plus, we've got The Grip Weeds, La Luz, Little Kahuna, Black Flamingos, Supraphonics, Big Mick and The Curl, Southern Culture on the Skids, The B. Christopher Band, Twang Inspectors and The Surf Hermits all joining in on the party! Listen here:
 

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Weekly free syndicated show available now. We're continuing our Top 5 Countdown of YOUR favorite songs by The Beach Boys on Catching A Wave this week as hear tunes #3 and #2. Beth Riley also has a deep track from them in her Surf's Up- Beth's Beach Boys Break. We've got a trio of tunes with "Watusi" in the title from Reverend Horton Heat, Duane Eddy and The Ventures plus we'll drop a coin in the Jammin' James Jukebox to hear our selection of the week! Plus, we've got tunes from Brian Setzer, The Swongos, D. Clayton Thompson, Mark Malibu & the Wasagas (from the Hallmark Guitars compilation, Kustom Kings Ride Again), Jeffrey Foskett, Johnny Burnette, Escape The Tube, The Surf Raiders, The 5678's, LOS BLUE MARINOS, The Coffin Daggers and Los Frenéticos! Hear episode here:
 
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:
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We hear the #1 song in our Top 5 Favorite Songs Of The Beach Boys Countdown as voted on by YOU on this Catching A Wave! It was a tight race and over 50 songs were submitted as your favorites. We also hear a deep track by The Beach Boys from Beth Riley in her Surf's Up: Beth's Beach Boys Break and a tune from their latest Feel Flows boxset later on the show as well. We've got a trio of tunes from artists/bands with a color in their name (Junior Brown, The Green Reflectors and Blue Stingrays) as well as rockers from Surfer Joe, Los Twang Marvels, Greg Townson, The Surfaris, Jason Lee & The R.I.P.Tides, Shoot The Pier, The Explorers Club, Jason Janik, Slacktone, The Rip Chords and Blackball Bandits!! Hear episode HERE:

 
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