SRRS124 ”Your Dirigible is Burning”


Our pal and bassist for Louis Prima Jr, Jonathan “Fizzo” Frias joins in the fun with a mystery box of his own. Which drummer thrilled AD when he autographed and personalized a CD for him? Which group “rebranded” themselves by changing only one letter in their name? Which duo wore out their welcome at open mic nights because the drummer kept breaking the drums and cymbals? Which rocker left the business and started a rock and roll landmark bus tour? Which band was banned from playing in Austin, Texas when they incited a riot leading to the destruction of a college football stadium? Which album did Ryan say he didn’t need to hear because of the existence of Alice Cooper’s School’s Out?
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SRRS123 ”Hermaphrodite Wrestling”


Which heavy rock band from the early 70’s had a singer who would go on to write “I Had the Time of My Life” from Dirty Dancing? Which road manager locked his band in the car and made them hide under a blanket because of the false impression that they were in danger of being abducted “deliverance” style? Which band did AD dismiss in 1977 despite updating their lineup with some famous rockers? Which album did RCA records screw up the manufacturing of, denied it, then finally admitted to it, and simply said “sorry”? Which style of music “isn’t AD’s cup of tea”? Which band had a guy who had a hook for a hand that played tambourine?
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SRRS122 The Great Mom-off”


Ryan and AD’s mothers drop by Shabby Road to criticize the conditions, drink Jameson, and unveil their mystery boxes full of records that their sons were subjected to in the 60’s and 70’s. Which artist decided to do an album of standards against the wishes of his label, and it stayed on the charts for 10 years? Which record was so ubiquitous in the 1970’s, that according to AD “you’re kinda weird” if there wasn’t a copy in your house? Which artist was trying to cover Jerry Reed’s guitar man but it wasn’t sounding right, so they flew Jerry in to get it right for them? What is the KISSmobile? Which singer recorded a gospel record in her father’s church and it became her best seller? Which singer started his career playing in a gay bathhouse?
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SRRS121 “The Third Annual Shabby Awards”


Grab some popcorn and your beverage of choice! It’s time for this year’s SHABBY AWARDS. Our annual gala that celebrates the best moments of the podcast. This show has it all. You’ll hear another hammy opening monologue, Liz complaining about being trapped outside Shabby with a prostitute, and a musical number sung by Ryan and AD that has to be heard to be believed. Awards are given for Best Impression, Rant of the Year, Best Song, Best Guest, Best Rock Star Tragedy and more. All voted on by YOU! The Shabby Academy of listeners.
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SRRS120 “Swingo the Clown”


Which band’s music wound up on a illegitimate Billy Joel “pre fame” compilation album although they had no affiliation with Joel whatsoever? Which artist composed a song that Liza Minelli wanted to cover, but his manager wanted a ridiculous price leading Liza to reject it? Which guitarist went upside John Bonham’s head with an ashtray during a bar fight? What was the first song to receive Billboard’s Record of the Year having not hit number 1? Which album required a uniformed guard to stand in the control room to ensure the disgruntled band didn’t destroy the master tapes? Which band had a horn section added to their song behind their backs at the behest of the record label?
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