Jul 1, 2019
RARE & SCRATCHY ROCK 'N ROLL #_090 – 20TH CENTURY HIT SINGLES ABOUT MOTORCYCLES
Rev up your sound system, because we’re popping the clutch on hit singles with a biker theme during the 20th century. We’ll also road test some terrific two-wheel tunes that didn’t chart, along with selected hit album cuts about motorcycles that got great mileage on radio station playlists.
Along the way, we’ll hear from the only motorcycle gang to appear on a hit 45, plus the only motorcycle song to be #1 hit single. We’ll also re-cycle melodies about some of the most famous motorbikes of all time – including the only two makes that were the subject of hit singles saluting them.
And there’s more. Our resident Rockologist, Ken Deutsch, revisits some Hollywood motorcycle movies of the 1950s and 1960s – and recalls their impact on rock and roll.
And we’ll also take a ride on the 1970s theme for the only 20th century prime time television series about a biker.
It’s the greatest musical motorcycle rally on record.