We invite you to visit these “friends of R&SRNR” and/or helpful music information links:
The best site on the entire Internet for tasty/healthy recipes, superb restaurant recommendations, and lots of inspiration for a fulfilling life – all with a Latin twist – is Suso's Fork: www.susosfork.com. It is hosted by Marianne Murciano. She and her husband, Bob Sirott, are famed Chicago-based broadcasters and great supporters of "Rare & Scratchy Rock 'N Roll." When you subscribe to this site, tell Marianne that "Radio Dave sent you."
Great music awaits you at our favorite Internet radio station 121NetRadio - StarSets: www.121netradio.com. There is a built in player on the page for playback. The station is also available through SHOUTcast.com and Tune-in.com by searching "121netradio".
And if you like model trains, you'll love this site: the Radio Trains YouTube channel is available at: www.youtube.com/radiotrainsplus. Start with the first video listed under "Popular Uploads" for an overview of this amazing layout and how it was built.
Need to know more background about one of your favorite 1950s and 1960s rock & roll acts? One of the best sites we have found is the Way Back Attack site. Really outstanding information you will not find anywhere else. http://www.waybackattack.com/index.html
Check out the adventures of 1960s D.J. Johnny Lizard in Much More Wonderful Worm -- now available at no cost at: http://jinglesamplers.com/muchmorewonderfulworm.htm
This is the site for the Doowop2Soul show hosted by Nay and Soul Man Jan:
This is the site for the 3D Radio Activity show hosted by Marty Masters:
This is the YouTube site for Curtis Linder's Curtis Collects Vinyl videos:
This is the site for a compelling, award winning mystery/suspense novel oriented toward classical music. The Lost Concerto, by Helaine Mario (the Rare & Scratchy Rock 'N Roll staff's favorite fiction writer), tells the story of a classical pianist who is drawn into a search across France for her missing godson and a priceless concerto lost during World War II. www.helainemario.com
The next two links are for the two-volume Answer Songs books that Radio Dave co-authored:
Dick Rosemont has created the best documented and most trusted reference site for the original versions of pop/rock and roll songs: http://www.originalsproject.us/
David Neale has assembled the most comprehensive site ever on the origins and original versions of songs Elvis Presley covered during his recording career:
These next two sites are particularly valuable for researching record labels and years for various 45s:
Jay Douglas provides authoritative insights on radio, podcasting, and related subjects on his web site and in his blog:
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