Thursday, February 22, 2024

George Thorogood "Focus Beam" on Boppin' With Beth 02-23-24


American blues, boogie rock artist George Thorogood is the "focus beam" artist on this bad to the bone new episode of Boppin' With Beth! Hear about his career, his band The Destroyers and a couple of tunes from his stellar catalog. There's tracks from some of his influences including John Lee Hooker, Muddy Waters, Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers, Mississippi Fred McDowell, Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee and John P. Hammond. Beth's Lightning Round returns with guest Jim Suhler (guitarist for George Thorogood & The Destroyers, Texas Scratch and Monkey Beat) along with a tune from his band Texas Scratch. Jammin' James Riley has a song from The Ventures in Hang Ten and we close the show with rockers from The Kentucky Headhunters, The Rolling Stones and Billy F Gibbons! 

Intro music bed: Carl Perkins- "Boppin' The Blues", Brian Setzer- "Boppin' The Blues" and The Cars- "My Best Friend's Girl"

John Lee Hooker- "Dimples"

*Generic liner- Mississippi Fred McDowell

Mississippi Fred McDowell- "Shake 'Em On Down"

Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee- "You Bring Out The Boogie In Me"

John P. Hammond- "I'm Ready"

George Thorogood & The Destroyers- "Can't Stop Lovin'"

*Generic liner- George Thorogood

George Throrogood & The Destroyers- "That's It, I Quit"

Hound Dog Taylor & The Houserockers- "Take Five"

*Liner- Jim Suhler (Beth's Lightning Round teaser)

Muddy  Waters- "You Need Love"

*Beth's Lightning Round with Jim Suhler (George Thorogood & The Destoyers, Texas Scratch, Monkey Beat)

*BWB liner- Jim Suhler

Texas Scratch- "Texas Trio"

*Hang Ten with Jammin' James Riley music bed: The Surfaris- "Wipe Out"

The Ventures- "The Heavies"

*BWB liner- Doug Phelps

The Kentucky Headhunters with Johnnie Johnson- "King Rooster"

The Rolling Stones- "Angry"

*BWB liner- Billy F Gibbons

Billy F Gibbons- "Bring It To Jerome"

Outro music bed: Magic Slim & The Teardrops- "Black Tornado"

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In Memory of Marla (Raderman) Thorogood (1957-2019)

Beth's Lightning Round Guest: Jim Suhler


In Loving Memory of Jim's daughter, Brittany Ann Suhler (June 25, 1984 - September 28, 2002)

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Thursday, February 15, 2024

Glen Burtnik "Focus Beam" on Boppin' With Beth 02-16-24


American singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Glen Burtnik is the "focus beam" artist on this week's Boppin' With Beth! Hear about his career with solo releases and band's he's been in (Styx, The Weeklings, Helmet Boy, etc.) as well as a couple of great tunes from his catalog. There's songs from some of his influences and peers including The Young Rascals, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, The Beatles, Bob Dylan, Edgar Winter, Bruce Springsteen, Marshall Crenshaw and The Anderson Council. There's a track from Styx featuring Glen on lead vocals too. Beth's Bop of the Week is from the new album on Jem Records by The Weeklings. Jammin' James Riley has an early instrumental from The Beach Boys in Hang Ten.

Music bed: Carl Perkins- "Boppin' The Blues", Brian Setzer- "Boppin' The Blues" and The Cars- "Best Friend's Girl"

The Young Rascals- "You Better Run"

*Generic liner- The Beatles

The Beatles- "Wait"

The Jimi Hendrix Experience- "Remember"

Bob Dylan- "It Ain't Me Babe"

Glen Burtnik- "Follow You"

Glen Burtnik- "Don't Give Up On Your Love"

*Beth's Bop Of The Week music bed- Dan Seals- "Bop"

*BWB liner- Glen Burtnik

The Weeklings- "None Of Your Business"

Edgar Winter- "Keep Playin' That Rock 'n' Roll"

*Generic liner-Bruce Springsteen

Bruce Springsteen- "Does This Bus Stop At 82nd Street"

*Generic liner- Marshall Crenshaw

Marshall Crenshaw- "Someday, Someway"

*Hang Ten With Jammin' James Riley music bed- The Surfaris- "Wipe Out"

*BWB liner- Mike Love

The Beach Boys- "Surf Jam"

Styx- "Edge Of The Century"

*BWB liner- Peter Horvath

The Anderson Council- "I'd Love Just Once To See You"

Outro music bed: Link Wray- "Rumble Mambo"


Beth's Bop of the Week artist: The Weeklings


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