Friday, July 23, 2021

REO Speedwagon "Focus Beam" on Boppin' With Beth 07-23-21

American rock band REO Speedwagon is the "focus beam" group this week. We'll hear about the history of the band as well as a couple of tracks from their discography. We also hear from some of their influences including Crosby, Stills & Nash, The Beatles, The Who, The Allman Brothers, The Beach Boys, Creedence Clearwater Revival, The Byrds and frequent touring mates, Styx. Jammin' James Riley has a Rex Allen tune in Rockabilly Rewind and there's a rocker from Moby Grape as well!

Track Listing:

1. I Give You Blind- Crosby, Stills & Nash

2.Think For Yourself- The Beatles

3. Some of Your Love- The Beach Boys

4. Chameleon- Creedence Clearwater Revival

5. Go For Broke- REO Speedwagon

6. Smilin' In The End- REO Speedwagon

7. Blue Collar Man (Long Nights)- Styx

8. Mr. Spaceman- The Byrds

9. My Wife- The Who

10. Loaded Dice- The Allman Brothers Band

11. Knock Knock Rattle- Rex Allen

12. Trucking Man- Moby Grape

Friday, July 16, 2021

Peter Frampton "Focus Beam" on Boppin' With Beth 07-16-21

English rock musician, singer, songwriter & producer Peter Frampton is the "focus beam" artist this week. Hear all about his career along with a couple of tunes from him. We've got some tracks from some of his influences including Cliff Richard & The Shadows, Gene Vincent, The Ventures, The Beatles, Jimi Hendrix, Buddy Holly, Eddie Cochran and Paul McCartney as well as a tune from his band, Humble Pie. Jammin' James Riley brings a Mickey Hawks song in Rockabilly Rewind and there's rockers from Eric Johanson and Randy Seedorff & Soul Purpose too!

Track Listing:

1. Cliff Richard & The Shadows- My Feet Hit The Ground

2. The Ventures- The McCoy

3. Buddy Holly- Rock Me My Baby

4. Eddie Cochran- Cut Across Shorty

5. Paul McCartney- Nod Your Head

6. Peter Frampton- White Sugar

7. Peter Frampton- Underhand

8. The Jimi Hendrix Experience- Crosstown Traffic

9. The Beatles- Back In The U.S.S.R

10. Gene Vincent & His Blue Caps- Double Talkin' Baby

11. Humble Pie- Sweet Nuthins

12. Mickey Hawks- Bip Bop Boom

13. Eric Johanson- Down To The Bottom

14. Randy Seedorff & Soul Purpose- Chasin' The Wind

Friday, July 9, 2021

Keb' Mo' "Focus Beam" on Boppin' With Beth 07-09-21

American blues musician and five-time Grammy Award winner Keb' Mo' is this week's "focus beam" artist on Boppin' With Beth. We'll hear tunes from some of his influences like Eric Clapton, Robert Johnson, James Taylor, B.B. King, Jackson Browne, Little Milton, Taj Mahal (feat. Keb') and Rory Block (also feat. Keb'). Plus, we'll tell his great story and play a couple of tracks from his discography as well. Jammin' James Riley has a Joyce Green tune in Rockabilly Rewind and we've also got a couple of great blues rockers from Austin John and Kenny Neal!

Listen Here:

                                                        TRACK LISTING:

Preachin' Blues (Up Jumped The Devil)
     Robert Johnson
Last Fair Deal Going Down
     Eric Clapton
What It Is
     Little Milton
She Knows How To Rock Me
     Taj Mahal (feat. Keb' Mo')
Am I Wrong
      Keb' Mo'
I Should've
      Keb' Mo'
My Cleveland Heart
      Jackson Browne
Honey Don't Leave L.A.
      James Taylor
Paying The Cost To Be Boss
       B.B. King
Ain't Nothing Like The Real Thing 
       Rory Block (feat. Keb' Mo')
Black Cadillac
       Joyce Green
Come On And Rock Little Girl
       Austin John
Bad Luck Card
Kenny Neal

Saturday, July 3, 2021