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"Rare & Scratchy Rock 'N Roll" is a rockumentary podcast series that tells the greatest rock and roll stories on record. This includes the untold tales of some great hits that time forgot, but maybe you'll still remember. These programs are hosted by Radio Dave, a veteran disc jockey and published authority on rock and pop music history. He draws his "Rare & Scratchy Rock 'N Roll" stories from his "groove yard," an archive that has more music than most record libraries.

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"Rare & Scratchy Rock 'N Roll" is a rockumentary podcast series that tells the greatest rock and roll stories on record. This includes the untold tales of some great hits that time forgot, but maybe you'll still remember. These programs are hosted by Radio Dave, a veteran disc jockey and published authority on rock and pop music history. He draws his "Rare & Scratchy Rock 'N Roll" stories from his "groove yard," an archive that has more music than most record libraries.

    Rare & Scratchy Rock 'N Roll_111

    Rare & Scratchy Rock 'N Roll_111

    It's 40 top 40 lost hits from the year 1965 – the tunes you never seem to hear on the radio, or the satellite or on anyone’s live stream anymore. Talk about variety - we’ve got some dreamers and a Duke, a religious King and a Johann Sebastian Bach concerto that rocked. There’s even a Cannon and a shotgun, so watch out for those. And the only father and son with their own individual top 40 hits in the same year. Plus several country singers who scored some of the biggest rock hits in this country.

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Rare & Scratchy Rock 'N Roll _110

    Rare & Scratchy Rock 'N Roll _110

    Remember a time when life was groovy, love-ins were the in-thing, and happenings happened? An era when flower power energized us? When far out and out of sight were what we wanted to be? If you were around in the late 1960s, then you know what we're rapping about. No matter what bag you were in back then, there were many varieties of rock and roll from which to choose. One was “Sunshine Pop.”

    • 1 hr 11 min
    Rare & Scratchy Rock 'N Roll_109

    Rare & Scratchy Rock 'N Roll_109

    You've got an immediate appointment with the “Rare & Scratchy Rock & Roll” Doctors. They’ve got the prescription to cure your musical ills! For this episode, we’ve assembled the greatest group of melodious MDs and alternative medicine mavens ever to be heard in one podcast. Their diagnosis is that you need some strong musical medicine. So, they’ve prescribed a concentrated dose of songs about doctors and rock and roll illnesses.

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Rare & Scratchy Rock 'N Roll_108

    Rare & Scratchy Rock 'N Roll_108

    More rock, rhythm & blues, and country groups have been named after birds than any other member of the animal kingdom on this planet. These include multiple different groups who named themselves after the same bird species – such as eagles, larks, crows, and swans. We'll highlight 40 of these feathered musical friends.

    • 59 min
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    Rare & Scratchy Rock 'N Roll_107

    This is part two of our two-part salute to Neil Diamond.
    Continuing our retrospective from the year 1970 forward, we’ll chronicle all the rest of his hit singles, along with the original versions by other artists who inspired him, Plus, later hit recordings of Neil Diamond originals by different singers – as well as songs he composed for various artists, but didn’t record himself. We’ll also highlight his special connections with Paul Newman, Glen Campbell, Barbra Streisand, and Brian Wilson, among

    • 1 hr 47 min
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    Rare & Scratchy Rock 'N Roll_106

    This is part one of our two-part salute to Neil Diamond. We’ll chronicle all of his hit singles, along with the original versions by other artists who inspired him. Plus, later hit recordings of Neil Diamond originals by other singers – as well as songs he composed for various artists, but didn’t record himself. This episode highlights Neil Diamond’s special connections with Pat Boone, Jay & The Americans, the Monkees, Cliff Richard, Lulu, Deep Purple, and Junior Walker & The All-Stars, among many o

    • 1 hr 19 min

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