Scurvy Dog Radio – The End of an Era

Dear loyal Scurvy Dog Radio listeners…as we approach the end of 2016, I’d like to thank each of you for tuning in each Saturday from 4-6. I’d like to offer special thanks to those who have texted or phoned in requests over the last 4 years. This Saturday we will […]

When We Wuz Mods

While Beatlemania shaped the early 60’s pop culture and the British Blues scene was still unfolding there emerged another sub-culture of the British music scene. The so-called Mod scene permeated early 60’s British bands, clubs, fashion and attitude. It was not unusual to see mods engaged in all out brawls […]

Top 40 Albums of 2016

  2015 was a tough act to follow, but 2016 indeed delivered its share of amazing music. Here are the Scurvy Dog Radio top 40 in chronological order of release. Lydia Loveless Real and Drive-By Truckers American Band tied for my selection of top albums of the year. Hinds – […]

Altamont – The Convergence of Rock Music and Violence

Was this rock ‘n roll’s worst moment? The Stones. Jefferson Airplane. Santana. CSN&Y… Hell’s Angel’s hired as security in exchange for $500 worth of beer. The Grateful Dead canceling and leaving the venue minutes before their scheduled performance due to deteriorating security. Jefferson Airplane’s’ Marty Balin knocked unconscious by Hell’s […]

“Dream A Little Dream – The Laurel Canyon Scene”

Lovin’ Spoonful, Mamas and the Papas, Love, Kaleidoscope, Byrds, CSN&Y, Joni Mitchell, Frank Zappa, Doors and the list goes on. During much of the 1960’s Laurel Canyon represented a carefree, if not over-indulgent counter-culture stoked with drugs, sexual promiscuity and above all, musical creativity that captured the hippie vibe at […]

Revisiting the 1960’s British Blues Explosion

John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers, Blues Incorporated, Free, Yardbirds, Ten Years After, Peter Green-era Fleetwood Mac, and the list goes on for 1960’s era British heavyweights who were inspired by the Chicago and Mississippi Delta Blues scenes. Be sure to join veteran WSCA DJ Mark Lefebvre as he visits this and other […]