SRRS173 ”The Art of the Tucky”


Which drummer was discovered when a famous guitarist saw him failing miserably at a televised weightlifting competition? Which album credited the guy who fetched cigarettes and beer but not the drummer? Which artist made a habit of performing the national anthem of every country he visited on a tour of Europe? Which band’s with the same name each sent each other a cease and desist? Which record label exec signed a band as a favor and thought the record was the worst thing he’d ever heard? Which rocker was forced to attend a “sit down” in Little Italy with mobster John Gotti to “discuss” his recent financial disclosures to the press?

SRRS172 ”Lemon Shocker!”


Which artist’s career was ended when he was involved in a car accident while on his way to a concert for the troops in Iraq? Which manager was stabbed to death by the meth addled boyfriend of his daughter? Which rocker shot at Gary Glitter 6 times for calling him a “one hit wonder”? Which rock keyboard player composed the theme to CBS Evening News with Dan Rather? What album brings KISS, Ramones and Molly Hatchet together? Which producer refused to do the follow up to a band’s hugely successful record because the songs were not good enough?

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SRRS171 ”Hey, Big Umbrella!”


Which modern band’s frontman longs to collaborate with Blue Oyster Cult’s Buck Dharma? Which band was given a song written for AC/DC when Bon Scott was too drunk to sing it? Which “rap artist” was a rich white kid who graduated from Brown and recorded a filthy record that AD found? Which hard rock bassist landed a gig by auditioning with Free’s “All Right Now?”. What album packaging sets AD off towards a potential rant of the year?

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Ryan, AD, LIZZ, SAL5000

SRRS170 ”Kunk or Puntry”


Which band got their name from an Olympia beer commercial? Which sleaze metal singer once recorded a Christmas album with Elvis’ Sun Records era backing band? Which concept album replicates an American FM radio station complete with commercials? Which musician was fired for putting LSD in the singer’s punch at a party? Which singer was known to wander off at truck stops, hitching ride with a trucker in search of drugs?

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Ryan, AD, LIZZ, SAL5000

SRRS169 ”Son of a Dollar Record Bonanza”


A listener favorite returns. Your Shabby pals visited the record store, got down on the floor and dug through the crates labeled $1. It’s six dollars worth of fun! Which album does Ryan throw in the trash during the show? Which band began as the back up band for Del Shannon? Which rocker does Lizz mistake for John Oates? Which record sparked a dance party in Ryan’s kitchen? Which depression era female sex symbol was also renown playwright? Who is Howard Stern’s favorite band?

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Ryan, AD, LIZZ, SAL5000