The 2017 Madison Area Music Association awards were on Sunday June 18 and your favorite community radio station took home two trophies! WORT won Best Local Radio Station and our very own Rockin’ John McDonald won Best Local Music Radio Personality. We want to extend a special thank you to the voters who supported us […]
I’ll be featuring Jimmy Gilmer and the Fireballs on tonight’s program. Jimmy Gilmer turns 75 on September 15th. I’ll be scattering 20 Fireballs tracks throughout the program.The Fireballs are best known for the hits “Sugar Shack” and “Bottle Of Wine”, but they recorded lots of different kinds of rock’n’roll in the ’60’s, Tune in tonight […]
If you missed my tributes to Ernie Maresca and Joe Bennett, you can listen on the Wort archive. Next week, I’ll be paying tribute to the late David Somerville from The Diamonds and I’ll be spinning tracks by Dick Dale and The Kevin Fayte Rock’n’RollTrio. They’ll be tearing up the High Noon Saloon on July […]
I’ll be doing the first special of the year on “I Like It Like That”. I’m calling it “Bomp And Circumstance” I’ll be featuring two hours of songs with unusual titles and lyrics. Lots of doo wop and other interesting things. Give it a listen! It should be fun!
There’s an article about my program in the “Examiner”. It’s a news site based out of New York City. It was written by Jim Bessman. He said some nice things about the show. Go to examiner.com and you should be able to find it. Hard to believe that tonight’s program is the last one of […]
I and my guests Joanie Baker and Gary Feest will be interviewing Larry Tamblyn from The Standells on tonight’s program. They had a classic record “Dirty Water” back in 1966. The Standells influenced a lot of punk bands. Tune in tonight. It should be fun!