SRRS190 ”One Hungry Alligator”


Which guitarist got stabbed by a fork thrown at him from a balcony during a concert? Which 1970’s punk rock 45 is fetching $500 on discogs? Will Carl have a “problem with that?” Which concept album was inspired by an acid trip in the Hollywood Hills? Which rock star has gained so much weight it caused AD to rewrite all the song titles from his first 2 albums? Which teen pop star was held at gunpoint for 9 hours by a drunken Phil Spector?

Thanks to Debra Pellicciaro for the Miller High Life 18+6 pack!

SRRS189 ”Shabbleheads”


Who was John Lord’s influence on the Hammond organ? What happened at Seattle’s Edgewater Inn in 1969, and which bands were involved? Which singer had to hide from his furious guitarist after he fired him? Which album was rumored to have been sabotaged by the lead singer of a different band on the same label?

Thanks to Bill Elam for the Miller High Life 6 pack.

SRRS188 ”Balloons and Sex”


Which guitarist received a backlash in the press after stating he’d “never heard of Jimmy Page?” Which legendary producer confuses AD? Which guitarist was shunned by Ritchie Blackmore when they were introduced? Which band broke up before their not one but TWO albums were released on Mercury? Which live album did one critic refer to as “the proverbial tree falling in the forest?” Just who is the best darn hippie band in San Antonio?

Thanks to Roy (not Ray) Macomber for supplying beer for this episode.

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Ryan, AD, LIZZ, SAL5000

SRRS187 ”This Guy’s the Limit”


Which singer did not want to record a live album because he knew the band was drinking too much? Which rock band manager began his career running bingo halls? Which band does Kurt have to sell AD and Ryan on? Who are Shabby’s arch villains? Which keyboard player’s daughter is AD in love with? Who is the pioneering female recording studio engineer that no one mentions?

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Ryan, AD, LIZZ, SAL5000

SRRS186 ”We’ve Got a Blimp!”


Which band was forced by the record label to NOT play on their fourth album? Which drummer lit a bag of crayfish on fire 30,000 feet in the air while flying to New Zealand? According to AD, which band “should not be domesticated?” What was going on in Denver in 1972 that made musicians move there? How much weed does a Cheech and Chong record hold? Which famous band’s first gig only drew 30 people?

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Ryan, AD, LIZZ, SAL5000