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Top 20 Artists/Bands from Texas

Top 20 Artists/Bands from Texas

May 26, 2019

Here's a recording from my May 16th 2019 Glory Days Radio show heard live on KBWD. Who's your favorite?

The Quintessential American Rock & Roll Band

The Quintessential American Rock & Roll Band

April 30, 2019

Here's my April 25th "live" KBWD broadcast featuring my FIRST favorite band.  The highs and lows from this band out of Boston.  You'll hear from both Toxic Twins (Steven and Joe) and you'll also hear "Walk This Way" completely deconstructed to accentuate what each member brought to that classic song.  

Famous Jingles with Kathy Campbell

Famous Jingles with Kathy Campbell

April 28, 2019

Take a fun trip down memory lane with our guest Kathy Campbell.  How many of these jingles do you remember?  What breakfast cereal did The Rolling Stones endorse?  Who changed the fortunes of Pepsi Cola by changing the words to his hits?  (note: this show was recorded BEFORE Finding Neverland!) 

We cover the Burger chains, the soda wars and all those great beer jingles of yesteryear! And each give our Top 5 jingles of all time.  

Roy Spence, co-founder of the famous GSD&M ad agency (Don't Mess with Texas, Southwest Airlines, AT&T, etc) lends his expertise as well.  

My Top 20 Semi-Obscure 80’s Bands

My Top 20 Semi-Obscure 80’s Bands

March 13, 2019

Recently, someone asked me if I had one band that changed me or made me who I am today?  After careful consideration....Cheap Trick? Aerosmith? The Cars? , I came to the conclusion that more than a band, I was influenced by 2 radio stations.

My dad installed an FM antenna in 1977 so he could steal (he didn't know it was illegal at the time) songs off of an easy listening instrumental station in Dallas to use for background music in our family restaurant.  Well, this ALSO opened up my world to KZEW "The Zoo" and later Eagle 97.  And those 2 stations out of Dallas TX changed who am I today. No doubt about it.  

Today I give you my Top 20 obscure 80's bands and I have only these 2 stations to thank for exposing me to music I never would have heard in podunk Brownwood TX.  Enjoy!

GDR’s Favorite Rock Instrumentals!

GDR’s Favorite Rock Instrumentals!

January 23, 2019

All told, we share 34 of our favorite rock instrumentals and try to tell you at least one interesting fact on each.  We organize this show by dividing it into 5 sections:

I.  Guitar Virtuosos

II. Tribute to E.V.H.

III. Instrumentals that MUST be followed by that next song.

IV. Lead Album Track Instrumentals

V.  Stand Alone Stellars

This Is Your Life Terry Blagg

This Is Your Life Terry Blagg

December 14, 2018

First off, this show is one of LOCAL appeal.  It's LIVE radio heard on KBWD Brownwood on Thursday December 13th at 5pm.  My guest is the lovely Terry Lynn Blagg.  Terry works for sponsor Coldwell Banker and loves listening to the music she grew up with.  Join us as we take a trip down memory lane to simpler times. 

GDR’s Best Covers, Compilations & Remakes of 2018

GDR’s Best Covers, Compilations & Remakes of 2018

December 5, 2018

As a companion piece to last weeks "Best Original Songs of 2018" here's a show where you'll likely be very familiar with nearly every song!  Enjoy listening to many of your favorites as you've never heard them before.  And don't miss my exclusive interview with Juliana Hatfield! 😉

GDR’s Top 20 Songs from 2018

GDR’s Top 20 Songs from 2018

November 28, 2018

Are you like Billy Joel who only lives in the past or Paul McCartney who must try to stay hip and relevant?  I'll choose the latter!  That's why I don't think I'll ever stop seeking out new bands and new music.  Here's one of my favorite shows every year.  You'll find I'm a sucker for foreign synth-pop bands, songs with soaring choruses and bands that are making a comeback after deaths of lead singers.  This is a fast paced show. Meaning, I often do not play the entire songs of artists.  So, if I play one you don't like, relax...it'll be over soon enough.  I'll be curious to hear from you.  Did I play your favorite?  Which song/songs did you like or hate?  What are some of your favs that I missed?  

IF YOU LISTEN TO NOTHING ELSE: catch my "Dickie Goodman-esque" song comedy routine just before my #1 song.  I had fun producing it!  ENJOY & TELL A FRIEND!

How would YOU rank Queen’s studio albums? (plus we review Bohemian Rhapsody!)

How would YOU rank Queen’s studio albums? (plus we review Bohemian Rhapsody!)

November 8, 2018

What are YOUR thoughts on the movie? Do you agree with my review?  My ranking of the fifteen Queen studio albums (especially #1) may surprise you.  Perhaps I'll win you over with my song selections.

Each band member (Brian, John, Roger & Freddie) gets his shining moment with innovative sound isolation production that isn't to be missed.

Enjoy one of the greatest rock and roll bands of all time and certainly THE best male vocalist of all time! 

FREE Bonus Episode - Track by Track with Dr. Uncool

FREE Bonus Episode - Track by Track with Dr. Uncool

October 23, 2018

As promised, the guy who was SO great on the Beatles Solo show sits down for a track by track discussion of his new release "Dazzlingly Uncool".  By day (and many nights) Dr. Rocky Seale is an obstetrician-gynecologist in Ogden, Utah. He's delivered over 6000 babies in his 20+ years!  Rocky's a great songwriter, musician and producer in his own right and when you add the stellar guitar work of Alex Weeden (on loan from country superstar Miranda Lambert's band), the songs soar to another level.  Standout tracks include "Treasure For the Other Side", "In Other Words" (my favorite) and the title track.  Furthermore, his cover of the Beach Boys masterpiece "Good Vibrations" isn't to be missed.  Enjoy this dazzlingly funny and sometimes serious episode with an old friend and fellow Alpha Tau Omega member from Baylor University. Sic' Em!