I like It Like That
In case you missed the TV segment, on-air mentions and social media features, last Saturday night a big fan of I Like It Like That stopped down to the station to do some live filming and chat with WORT’s own Rockin’ John. He also surprised John by giving him this month’s “Making a Difference” award […]
Friday On My Mind had a very special show last Friday, Feb. 3rd. For a cosmic, cowboy, and creepy experience, pull up the audio archive and join guest show hosts Joanie Baker and Gary Feest for a tribute to Joe Meek, England’s premier pop record producer of the early to mid 1960s, on the 50th anniversary of […]
WORT celebrates World Radio Day (Feb. 13th) with a live remote broadcast of I Like It Like That! Join us Saturday from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Next Door Brewing Company, located at 2439 Atwood Avenue on Madison’s east side for an in-person edition of Rockin’ John McDonald’s oldies show. Admission is free and all […]
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!