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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.

Feb 15, 2021

RARE & SCRATCHY ROCK 'N ROLL_129 – “ORIGINAL NAMES OF 30 FAMOUS ROCK & RHYTHM & BLUES GROUPS”

Many of the greatest vocal groups and bands were known by different designations before they found fame using the names by which we know them now. Tracing those antecedent aliases is one of the most interesting and fun...


Feb 1, 2021

RARE & SCRATCHY ROCK 'N ROLL _128 – "THE LOST TOP 40 HITS OF 1967"

This episode spotlights 40 lost hits from the year 1967. it was a magical time for music. Including some great records you never seem to hear on the radio, or the satellite or on anyone’s live stream anymore. And in a few instances, for very good...


Jan 15, 2021

RARE & SCRATCHY ROCK 'N ROLL _127 – "THEY ALL SOUNDED LIKE ELVIS PRESLEY"

Elvis Presley just has to be the most imitated performer in pop music history. Beginning with his ascent to super stardom in 1956, and continuing after his death in 1977, myriad performers have sought success by emulating his sound and...


Jan 1, 2021

RARE & SCRATCHY ROCK 'N ROLL_126 – “ELVIS PRESLEY'S RHYTHM & BLUES HIT SINGLES" –

It’s the rhythm & blues hit singles career of Elvis Presley. Since 1955, there have been 170 Elvis Presley singles on Billboard’s various hit music charts. 35 of those 45s were listed on Billboard’s R&B rankings between 1956...


Dec 15, 2020

RARE & SCRATCHY ROCK 'N ROLL – "45 LOST CHRISTMAS 45s OF THE 1970s"

This is our fifth annual Xmas podcast. On earlier editions, show #25 told “The Little-Known Stories Of The Biggest Christmas Hits." #51 showcased "The Top 40 Lost Hits Of Christmas." #75 presented "The Beatles & Elvis Presley For Christmas." And...