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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.

Sep 15, 2022

R&SRNR 007 – “THE COMPLETE JAMES BOND ROCKS

Nobody does it better than James Bond. He’s the world’s most famous super-spy. He’s also a rock and pop music star thanks to the unforgettable music in his more than two dozen memorable feature films.

We’ve gone under cover to uncover to the top secret...


Sep 1, 2022

R&SRNR_166 – “ANSWER SONGS – THE SAGAS OF 21 HIT 45s WITH THE REST OF THE STORY”

Answer songs – tunes that respond to or expand upon the tales told in earlier recordings – have been around since the birth of popular music on wax cylinders, 78s, 33s, 45s, cassettes, CDs, and digital downloads.

We believe that...


Aug 15, 2022

R&SRNR #165 – “THE COMPLETE HIT SINGLES HISTORY OF JAN & DEAN” (Remastered)

This is a remastered version of our prior episode _031, It celebrates the complete hit singles history of an act whose trademark tunes are indelibly associated with songs about surfing and fast cars.

But there’s much more to their...


Aug 1, 2022

R&SRNR_164 – “THE COMPLETE HIT SINGLES HISTORY OF THE ANIMALS”

This episode salutes one of the great British invasion bands of the 1960s that we feel deserves more attention than it’s gotten, probably because their hits were only on the rock charts in the U.S. and the U.K. from 1964 to 1969.

These...


Jul 15, 2022

R&SRNR_163 – “THE REAL STORY OF THE MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET (Show_011 Remastered & Reimagined)

Elvis Presley, Carl Perkins, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Johnny Cash – their unplanned get together at the Sun recording studios in December 1956 became known as the Million Dollar Quartet. More than 50 years later it...