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Rare & Scratchy Rock 'N Roll Podcast

"Rare & Scratchy Rock 'N Roll" is a "rockumentary" series telling the greatest rock and roll stories on record. Some of our episodes spotlight specific artists, and others cover various specific subjects. All of them rock as we cover stories and myths about songs you can sing along with.

Nov 15, 2018

RARE & SCRATCHY ROCK 'N ROLL_074  ROCK & ROLL ROYALTY

This episode pays tribute to rock and roll royalty – emperors, kings, queens, princes, pharaohs, khans, and even a sheik, as well as other similarly named sovereigns who all ruled positions on the rock singles chart. 

We’ll also present the pop music...


Nov 1, 2018

RARE & SCRATCHY ROCK 'N ROLL #_073

THE TOP 40 LOST HITS OF 1968  

This episode spotlights 40 lost hits from 1968 – that we found in our “Rare & Scratchy Rock ‘N Roll” groove yard. 

These are top 40 tunes radio stations no longer play. 

They’re by major artists such as the Bee Gees, Credence...


Oct 15, 2018

RARE & SCRATCHY ROCK 'N ROLL_072 - THE COMPLETE HIT SINGLES HISTORY OF CONNIE FRANCIS, PART 2

This is part two of our two-part salute to the most commercially successful female rock and pop singer of all-time. We’ll complete our chronology of her U.S. singles history, along with the original versions by other...


Oct 1, 2018

RARE & SCRATCHY ROCK 'N ROLL_071 - THE COMPLETE HIT SINGLES HISTORY OF CONNIE FRANCIS, PART 1

This is part one of a two-part salute to the most commercially successful female rock and pop singer of all-time. Her recordings have sold more than 200 million copies world-wide.

She also set a solid gold standard for...


Sep 15, 2018

RARE & SCRATCHY ROCK 'N ROLL #_070 – “FAMOUS TOP 40 RADIO STATION JINGLES & DISC JOCKEYS"

You never would’ve heard all the great hits you grew up with if it weren’t for your favorite local top-40 radio stations, and your favorite local DJs. 

In New York you probably heard Cousin Brucie on music radio WABC. In...