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Public Affairs Show Summit Saturday, February 18 Noon-4pm @ Soundstage 909 – 909 Islington St. Portsmouth, NH It is said that we are living in trying times. Some describe our current condition as a “political crisis” others speak of “spiritual crisis”, or “economic crisis” and an “environmental crisis”. The one thing they all have in common is their description of a world in upheaval.   We believe the time is right for WSCA to host a Public Affairs Summit.  ...

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Remember liner notes?

Catch Earache My Eye each Saturday from 7-9 AM with host Mark Lefebvre. We'll not only play those hidden gems from the 60's and 70's, we'll also admire the forgotten album art and liner notes that captivated our imagination, providing a visual companion to our listening pleasure. (Props to the first person to identify the liner notes pictured above (via onekaway@yahoo.com or via comment to this post).

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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 recap the most "scurvy-worthy" artists and songs from 2016. I will also have a surprise to close out the set by replaying the first song from the first Scurvy Dog...

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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 with rockers in clubs and alleys. Bands such as the Who, Kinks, Small Faces, Pretty Things and even the early Stones rode this musical wave during the early phases of...

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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 - Leave Me Alone (Mom+Pop) Cheap Trick - Bang, Zoom, Crazy...Hello (Big Machine Label Group) Frankie Cosmos - Next Thing (Bayonet Records) Bent Shapes - Wolves of Want (Slumberland Records) Night...

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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 Angel's. 1 murder and 3 accidental deaths. Countless injuries. Relive the good, the bad and the ugly of rock history through the deep album rock of the 60's and 70's...

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“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 its core. Be sure to tune in to Earache My Eye beginning January 7, 2017 as DJ Mark Lefebvre brings you the best of Laurel Canyon and other deep album...

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