Thursday, June 5, 2014

WCWP Concert Calendar



John Cafferty & the Beaver Brown Band and John Elefante, formerly of Kansas, John J. Burns Park in Massapequa, Sat. July 26th  FREE

Boz Scaggs at the Paramount, Sun. August 3rd

John Fogerty & Jackson Browne, Nikon at Jones Beach, Tues. Aug 5th

The Zombies, John J. Burns Park in Massapequa, Wed. Aug 13th   FREE

Blue Oyster Cult, John J. Burns Park in Massapequa, Sat. Aug. 16th

Rod Stewart & Santana, Nikon at Jones Beach, Weds. Aug 20th

Jimmy Buffet, Nikon at Jones Beach, Thurs. Aug 21st

Deep Purple, NYCB Theater at Westbury, Tues. Aug 26th

Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo, at the Paramount, Sat. Aug 30th

ZZ Top & Jeff Beck, Nikon at Jones Beach, Thurs, Sept 4th

Chris Isaak, NYCB Theater at Westbury, Sun. Sept 7th

Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers with Steve Winwood, Madison Square Garden, Weds Sept 10th

Steely Dan, at the Paramount, Sept 13th & 14th

The Eagles, at Madison Square Garden, Sept 13th & 18th

British Invasion Show: Gerry & the Pacemakers, Billy J. Kramer, Chad & Jeremy, The Searchers and Denny Laine, NYCB Theater at Westbury, Sun. Sept 14th

King Crimson, at the Best Buy Theater, Sept 18th thru the 20th

Asia, at BB King’s, Sat. Sept 20th

Bryan Ferry, at the Beacon Theater, Weds Oct 1st

Fleetwood Mac, at Madison Square Garden, Mon. Oct 6th
Ian Anderson, at the Paramount, Mon. Nov 10th

Saturday, December 28, 2013

Playlist for 12-26-13 Best of 2013 Releases - Bobby G. Host

Here are the new and noteworthy releases for 2013 that were played on 12-26-13
John Foggerty (with the Foo Fighters) - Fortunate Son  - "Wrote A Song For Everyone"
Rod Stewart -Beautiful Morning - "Time"
Buddy Guy - I Go By Feel  - "Rhythm and Blues"
Leslie West ( with Dee Snider ) - Feeling Good - "Still Climbing"
David Bowie - The Stars Are Out Tonight - "The Next Day"
Allman Brothers (with Eric Clapton) - Why Does Love Have To Be So Sad - "The Eric Clapton Guitar Festival - Crossroads 2013"
Needle and the Damage Done - Allman, Haynes, Trucks - "Crossroads"
Cinnamon Girl - Neil Young - "Live at the Cellar Door" - recorded in 1970
Fire - The Jimi Hendrix Experience - "Miami Pop Festival" - recorded in 1968
Love Like A Man - Alvin Lee - "The Last Concert"
Oscar Wilde Gets Out - Elton John ""The Diving Board"
All the Time In the World - Deep Purple - "Now What"
The Language of Birds - Sting - "The Last Ship"
Get What You Want / Everything's On Sale - RT Zed - "Zed Head" ***
She's Not There - Huetensil (Single Release)
Spark - Fitz and The Tantrums - "More Than Just A Dream"
Every Little Thing She Does - Jeff Lynne - "Armchair Theater" (American Release this year)
Jeff Golub featuring Brian Auger (Christopher Cross on vocal) - How Long - "Train Keeps A Rolling"
Fragments of Time - Daft Punk - "Random Access Memories"
Queenie Eye - Paul McCartney - New
Rockin' In the Free World - The Rides - "Can't Get Enough"
The Rush - Earth, Wind, and Fire - "Now, Then, and Forever"
Earth Blues - Jimi Hendrix - "People, Hell, and Angels"
Pearl of the Quarter - Boz Scaggs - "Memphis"
Green Onions - Booker T. - "Crossroads"

*** Best Release of 2013
Time limitations did not allow me to play selections from:
State - Todd Rundgren
Fly Like An Eagle Tribute to Steve Miller - Various Artists
Old Sock - Eric Clapton

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Updated Concert Calendar Oct. 4


ROCK SHOW CONCERT CALENDAR 


Steely Dan, 7 nights at the Beacon Theater, Thru - Oct. 8th
Jethro Tull’s Ian Anderson, NYCB Theater at Westbury, Tues. Oct 8th
Brian Wilson & Jeff Beck, NYCB Theater at Westbury, Sat. Oct 12th
Les Paul Trio featuring Asia’s John Wetton, Iridium Jazz Club, Mon. Oct 14th
District 97 w/John Wetton playing the music of King Crimson, Iridium, Tues. Oct 15th
David Cassidy, Micky Dolenz & Peter Noone, BB King’s in Times Square, Thurs Oct 17th
Pearl Jam, at the Barclays Center, Oct 18th & 19th
Tommy James & the Grassroots, NYCB Theater at Westbury, Sat. October 19th
B.B. King, at The Paramount, Sat. Oct. 19th
Fitz & the Tantrums, Roseland Ballroom, Weds Oct. 23rd
Simple Minds, at Roseland Ballroom, Thurs. Oct 24th
Zappa Plays Zappa, at the Beacon Theater, Thurs. Oct. 31st
Cherie Currie, formerly of The Runaways, Gramercy Theater, Weds. Nov. 6th
Eagles, at Madison Square Garden, Mon. Nov 11th
John Fogerty, at the Beacon Theater, Weds. Nov. 13th
The B-52’s, NYCB Theater at Westbury, Weds. Nov 13th
ZZ Top, at the Paramount, Nov. 16th & 17th
Bonnie Raitt, NYCB Theater at Westbury, Weds. Nov 20th
Michael McDonald at the Paramount, Weds. Dec 4th
Trans-Siberian Orchestra, Nassau Coliseum, Fri. Dec 20th and Mon. Dec 23rd

Thursday, August 8, 2013

Updated Rock Show Concert Calendar 9/1/13


CONCERT CALENDAR FOR THE ROCK SHOW

Art Garfunkel, the Theater at Hillwood, LIU Post, Sun. Sept 15th
For tickets, go to wcwp.org
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Allman Bros., Nikon Jones Beach Theater, Sat. Sept 7th
Depeche Mode, at Nikon at Jones Beach, Sun. Sept 8th
Stephen Stills & Kenny Wayne Shepherd, NYCB Theater, Sun. Sept 8th
Stone Temple Pilots, The Paramount, Tues. Sept 10th
Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band, Bowery Ballroom, Sun. Sept 15th
Graham Nash, NYCB Theater at Westbury, Sun. Sept 22nd
Hall & Oates, Beacon Theater, Mon. Sept 23rd
Earth, Wind & Fire, Beacon Theater, Sept 24th & 25th  
Steve Hackett, formerly of Genesis, NYCB Theater at Westbury, Fri. Sept 27th 
Jay Black & Bill Medley, NYCB Theater at Westbury, Sat October 5th
Steely Dan, 7 nights at the Beacon Theater, Sept 30th - Oct. 8th
Ian Anderson of Jethro Tull, NYCB Theater at Westbury, Weds. Oct 9th
Brian Wilson & Jeff Beck, NYCB Theater at Westbury, Sat. Oct 12th
Les Paul Trio featuring Asia’s John Wetton, Iridium Jazz Club, Mon. Oct 14th
District 97 w/John Wetton playing the music of King Crimson, Iridium, Tues. Oct 15th
David Cassidy, Micky Dolenz & Peter Noone, BB King’s in Times Square, Thurs Oct 17th
Pearl Jam, at the Barclays Center, Oct 18th & 19th
Tommy James & the Grassroots, NYCB Theater at Westbury, Sat. October 19th
Fitz & the Tantrums, Roseland Ballroom, Weds Oct. 23rd
Simple Minds, at Roseland Ballroom, Thurs. Oct 24th
Cherie Curry, formerly of The Runaways, Gramercy Theater, Weds. Nov. 6th
Eagles, at Madison Square Garden, Mon. Nov 11th
John Fogerty, at the Beacon Theater, Weds. Nov. 13th
ZZ Top, at the Paramount, Nov. 16th & 17th

Thursday, June 27, 2013

Fillmore East Live - New Releases - Bobby G Hosting

The legendary Fillmore East closed on June 27, 1971 ( Exactly 42 years ago to the day) - here are some rare tracks played on the first hour of the Rock Show:
Statesboro Blues - The Allman Brothers
Jingo - Santana
People Get Ready - The Chambers Brothers
Season of the Witch - Mike Bloomfield and Al Kooper
It's My Fault -  Bloomfield and Kooper with Johnny Winter (in one of his first public performances )
Love Like A Man - Ten Years After
NEW Releases Playlist ( Second Hour )
Love Like A Man 2 - Alvin Lee
Spark, 6 AM, Last Raindrop - Fitz & the Tantrums ( guest musical artists on David Letterman on 6-25-13 )
Beautiful Boy - Nutopia ***
Olga (Black September) - Aztec Two Step ( Appeared in live concert at LIU-Post on 6-26-13 )
Beautiful Morning - Rod Stewart
Get What You Want - RT Zed
A Simple Song - Deep Purple
In My Mouth - Todd Rundgren
Fragments In Time - Daft Punk
That's My Story - Gary (US) Bonds
If I Fell - Nutopia

***Dedicated to my new grandson, John Sebastian

Program Note: Nutopia is scheduled to appear at the City Winery on August 8th
and in Riverhead on Oct 11 - Details will be posted on the Rock Show Concert Calendar Blog in the near future.

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

Hi, it's Bernie! Join me on WCWP, 88.1 FM for The Rock Show this Thursday 6/20 from 7-9 PM. I'll kick things off with a few tunes from the Summer of Love (46 years ago!) plus music about summer and the beach from Blotto, Annette & Frankie, Jay Ferguson, ELP, Matha & the Muffins, Ramones, John Caffterty, Nick Gilder, Brooose, Thin Lizzy, Beach Boys & more!

Thursday, June 13, 2013

Do Overs - and new releases - Bobby G. Hosting

Many artists like to re-record their material - here are some who did just that!
 Here is the "Do Overs" Segment playlist:
Don't Stand So Close to Me - The Police (Hit Version and '86 version)
Time Has Come Today - The Chambers Brothers (original Single wasn't a hit but the 11:00 minute LP version led to an edited hit single version) ** Found a commercial from 1967 for the LP with Rosko ( Bill Mercer ) that we aired tonight.
Fly Like An Eagle (Demo from the 40th Anniversary CD) of the album of the same name and original hit single
Sunshine of Your Love - Cream / Jack Bruce (Bass player of Cream and lead singer on both tracks)
Izabella - Jimi Hendrix from Hell, People, and Angels and from First Rays of the New Rising Sun
Jingo / Jin-Go-Lo-Ba  - Santana (from first LP and Spirits Dancing in the Flesh)
White Room - Cream / Jack Bruce
Here are some new and noteworthy new releases played in the second hour: ( now a regular feature )
That's My Story - Gary US Bonds
Listen To Your Radio Station - Alvin Lee
Pearl of the Quarter - Boz Scaggs
Invocation/You Are Free - Room #5 - RT Zed
Good Times, Bad Times - Led Zeppelin (Celebration Day - live)
Funk # 50 - Joe Walsh
How Does Your Grass Grow - David Bowie *****
Every Little Thing - Jeff Lynne
India - Joe Walsh
***** Riff in this song from The Diamonds' "Little Darlin' " from 1957
(Alan Seltzer played this #1 song from 1957 ( and all the #1 songs from 1957 ) on the Grooveyard tonight!
Rg 6/13/13