Rock and Roll Report Podcast #63: More Loud Rock Fun and a Tribute to Greg Shaw

PigshitOctober16This week on the Rock and Roll Report Podcast I again play music from bands that have yet to be played on the show. I don’t know why I make a big deal of this all the time as there are so many amazing bands that I should never technically repeat but let this be a lesson to you all that rock and roll is far from dead but living and breathing under your very own collective noses!

On this week’s show I also play some tracks from Bomp Records’ excellent tribute to the late great Greg Shaw CD He Put the Bomp in Bomp: Greg Shaw as I wax nostalgic a bit on the passing of the legendary founding of Mojo Navigator Rock and Roll News, Bomp! magazine, Bomp! Records and too numerous articles, liner notes and production credits to his name. Greg Shaw inspired directly or indirectly every one of us who started a fanzine or website or blog or podcast dedicated to rock and roll and it was fun playing some of these songs in tribute to the man who I consider an important influence on my rock and roll upbringing.

We have written extensively on Greg and the Bomp empire (which is still going strong at www.bomp.com!) and here is just some of the stuff we have written about him in the past:

http://rockandrollreport.com/index.php?s=greg+shaw

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This is what I played this week:

  1. Rock and Roll Report Podcast Intro by Featured on Fridays
  2. Teenage by Morningwood Buy it on Morningwood - Diamonds & Studs - Teenage
  3. Super Palindromes by Sultan Pepper
  4. (A)Pathetic by State of Emergence Buy it on State of Emergence - State of Emergence - (a)Pathetic
  5. Good Times by The Plimsouls
  6. She’s Just a Girl On The Block by The Briefs
  7. Him or Me by The Dukes of Earl
  8. West 25th by Nick Wolff Band Buy it on Nick Wolff - The Truth... Told Through a Series of Lies - West 25th
  9. Get Outta Town by The Janks
  10. California State of Mind by Western Heritage
  11. I’m Your Man by Zak Smith Buy it on Zak Smith - An Endless Doubt - I'm Your Man
  12. Rock and Roll Report Podcast Outro by Featured on Fridays

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Thanks so much for listening. See you next week!

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