HERC’s Hidden Hits, Heard on B100.fm

“You think it’s easy finding new oldies? B100.FM does it every day!” Among the untold number of rediscovered blasts from the past that Dr. Boogie has unearthed, dusted off and shared with B100.fm listeners are these “mid-chart stiffs” I heard recently.  In my experience, you are unlikely to hear these three juicy choices on any radio station anywhere on the planet. Or in the universe, for that matter. Third Rail’s “Run, Run, Run” features future bubblegum pop star Joey Levine recounting the monotonyRead more

Come On Get Happy 2017

I resolved to NOT make a Resolution for the New Year. That was my way of handling it the last several years.  Worked great. Was first time ever I accomplished a resolution. But seriously lame. So I’m actually “thinking it through” (which was the last real resolution I made. I think it was in the late 80s.) this time and I’ve gotten pseudo serious on the subject and have come up with some possibilities. Resolve To make A Resolution First,Read more

A little rock, pop and soul to let the good times roll

When I first started listening to music it was to my two big sisters favorite records and radio station. Since they were a decade older than me, I might as well been listening to my parents music. Not that there was anything wrong with that. I liked it, sang along to it, got mushy over girls because of it, even danced around my bedroom and pretended to sing into a hairbrush that looked a little like a microphone.  Then IRead more

The Original Cast of B-100

  This historic photo was taken the weekend before B-100 signed on for the first time (March 1975).Within a short period several Boogie Brothers and Sisters joined the B-100 family… .including Gary Kelley, “Just Kevin” Anderson, Phil Flowers, Glen McCartney, Ken “Beaver Cleaver” Levine, Cherie, J.R. Rogers, Gene Knight, Shotgun Tom Kelly, Danny Wilde, John Fox, Ellen K (Thomas), Danny Romero, Mike Novak, Christopher Lance, Kathy Aunan, The Rich Brothers: Frank Anthony, Scott Kenyon, Pat Gaffey & Bobby Rich. TheRead more