Canadian Garage 45s (1962-1971) on Roy’s Record Room

This week, inspired by the 80th birthday of his pal, Terry David Mulligan, Roy takes a peek into the roots of Canadian rock ‘n’ roll with a batch of Canadian Garage 45s, spanning 1962 to 1971. Terry played many of these discs during his 1960s DJ years.

You’ll hear sides from Spring, the Poppy Family (with Susan Jacks), the Paupers, David Clayton Thomas, the Squires (Neil Young’s first record), the Deverons (Burton Cummings’ first band), the Painted Ship, the Collectors, Wes Dakus & the Rebels, Mary Saxton, the Trials of Jayson Hoover, and more.

The revealing begins on Sunday, July 3rd, 1 PM, Mountain. Tune in to check out the roots of Canadian rock on Roooy’s Record Room, the show that continues to revolve. Sixteen years and counting.

Happy 80th, Terry David Mulligan.

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Fresh 78s from the Crates

More musical mayhem this week on RRR as Roy shuffles through another stack of 78s from the crates. #45 in this ongoing series. You’ll hear stellar sides from the Royal Rhythm Boys, Annisteen Allen, Tito Puente, Lefty Frizzell, Doc & Cy Williams with the Border Riders, the King Cole Trio, Les Paul, and more.

The shellac shuffles on Sunday, June 26th, 1 PM, MST. Tune in for more 78s from the crates on Rooooy’s Record Room, the show that continues to revolve. Sixteen years and counting.

Daddy Tunes

This week, Roy gives an informal nod to Father’s Day on Triple-R Radio with a big stack of ‘daddy’ tunes.

We’ll hear songs about shimmy shaking daddies, fine fat daddies, silver haired daddies, rockin’ chair daddies, good rockin’ daddies and cool cool daddies from records by The Andrews Sisters, Harmonica Frank, Waylon Jennings, Etta Jones, Maddox Brothers & Rose, Anita O’Day, Piano Red, Gene Autry, and more.

That’s Sunday, June 19th, 1 PM, Mountain, for some Daddy Tunes on Rooooy’s Record Room, the show that revolves and reveals. Sixteen Years and Counting.

Archive 45s featuring Ronnie Hawkins

More non-stop action on Triple-R Radio this week as Roy romps his way through a few 45s from the archives, including several from the late Ronnie Hawkins.  As an eight-year-old, Roy wore out a copy of Ronnie’s first LP. He plays a few tunes that appeared on that album, as well as sides from Clint Miller, Ann Cole, Chad Allen & the Expressions, Dale Hawkins (Ronnie’s cousin), Arthur Alexander, Aretha Franklin, Carmen McRae, and so many more.

The romping begins on Sunday, June 12th, at 1 PM, Mountain. Tune in for a stack of 45s from the archives on Roooy’s Record Room, the show that continues to revolve and reveal. Sixteen years and counting.

More 78s From The Crates

Heck’s a-popping this week on Triple-R Radio as Roy works his way through another stack of 78s from the crates. Ella Mae Morse dispenses some serious advice on achieving true happiness. The Delta Rhythm Boys hand out a travel advisory, recommending that we take the ‘A’ train. Billy Eckstine warns against the perils of too much jellyroll.

And that’s just a taste. You’ll also hear sides from the Ravens, King Oliver, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Smiley Lewis, Ella Fitzgerald, the Billy Taylor Quartet, and so much more.

The shellac shuffles on Sunday, June 5th  at 1 PM, Mountain. Tune in for more 78s from the crates on Rooooy’s Record Room, the show that continues to revolve. Sixteen years and counting.

Doo-Wop Time

It’s doo-wop time this week on Triple-R Radio. Roy spins some familiar and unfamiliar vocal group sides from the fifties and early sixties by the likes of the Medallions, Donald Woods & The Bel Aires, Etta James & The Peaches, the Pearls, the Harptones, the Coasters, The Robins and more.

That’s Sunday, May 29th, 1 PM, Mountain, for Doo-Wop Time on Roy’s Record Room, the show that continues to revolve. Sixteen years and counting.

More Crate 78s

Lots of action on Triple-R Radio this week as Roy dives deep into more 78 crates. Patti Page covers Memphis Slim. Louis Armstrong & the Mills Brothers team up for an Irving Berlin song about a walking stick. Coleman Hawkins & Orchestra present the first recording/release of an early Monk tune. Jimmie Rodgers & Sara Carter unite for a super-session collaboration. Hank Snow covers Calgary songwriter Hod Pharis.

As well, you’ll hear stellar sides from Autry Inman, Keray Regan, Kitty Wells, Dixie Bill Hilton & the Calgary Range Riders, Buddy Holly, and more

The shuffling of shellac begins Sunday, May 22nd, 1 PM, Mountain, on CKUA. Tune in for another episode of ‘78s from the crates’ on Rooooy’s Record Room, the show that continues to revolve. Sixteen years and counting.

More 78s From The Crates

Roy’s back digging through crates of 78s this week on RRR. Some of the turned-up treasures include sides from Orquestra America, the Turbans, Zeb Turner, Grandpa Jones & His Grandchildren, Paul Williams & His Hucklebuckers with Connie Allen, Homer & Jethro, Lee Morse, and more.

The crate digging begins on Sunday, May 15th, 1 PM, Mountain. Tune in for more 78s from the crates on Roooy’s Record Room, the show that continues to revolve and reveal. Sixteen years and counting.

Black Musical Pioneers at 78 RPM

This week, Roy journeys back to the dawn of recorded sound, via the RRR shellac archives, for a salute to some early African American musical pioneers. Things kick off with a 1909 78 of “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot” from the Fisk Jubilee Singers. The show winds up in 1935 with Cleo Brown’s Decca disc of “When Hollywood Goes Black And Tan”.

In the middle, you’ll hear gems from Bert Williams (1921), Kokomo Arnold (1934), Jelly-Roll Morton’s Red-Hot Peppers (1926), Viola McCoy with Fletcher Henderson’s Jazz Five (1924), Cannon’s Jug Stompers (1928), Bill ‘Bojangles’ Robinson (1932), and more.

Tune in on Sunday, May 8th, 1 PM, Mountain, for a salute to some black musical pioneers at 78 rpm on Rooooy’s Record Room, the show that revolves and reveals. Sixteen years and counting.

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