SRRS139 “Hypercoked”


Which record cover terrified an impressionable 5 year old Ryan? Which band’s logo makes reference to baseball and apple pie? Which producer once crashed his car into a bus that was carrying nuns? Which band’s photo on their album is so bad AD claims that there is a new champ in our “Artful Dodger” syndrome? Which famous 1970’s guitar player spent the 1980’s making novelty records? Which band was the catalyst for the formation of Chrysalis Records?
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SRRS138 ”Poohjamas”


Which guitarist did AD say was mean, unhealthy and wearing a moo moo? Which rocker left the music business for a year to learn how to use a ham radio? Which singer left his band and fell under the spell of a religious sect who’s leader was an ill-tempered guru who had 14 wives and once killed a neighbor over a dispute with his dog? Which company unsuccessfully branched off into being a record label but did manage to spawn 3 famous acts who eventually signed to the company’s subsidiary labels? Which 10 piece band lost all but 2 members early in their career but reloaded with new players and became a legendary act? Which future superstar was once a waitress at Max’s Kansas City?
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SRRS137 “What’s All Up in There?”


Which band won a lawsuit against a 90’s band for stealing their name and donated the money to charity? Which guitarist caused a huge tour to be delayed because he slipped and fell in the bathtub breaking his finger? Which “ear worm” song does AD play that he requests that we all write our own verse for? Which album is named after a catch phrase from the Hanna Barbara character Snagglepuss? What does it mean to “kick the gong around?” Who’s hand did AD shake that he described as a large couch cushion with fingers?
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SRRS136 ”Bunny Hutch”


Which rocker retired in the 90’s and then stumbled across an internet message board dedicated to him and upon joining was coaxed into coming out of retirement? Which songwriter wrote several songs about heroin despite never doing it? Which artist became an aerobatic pilot and performed in a display in which 4 other pilots were killed in a crash? Which new supergroup just formed that features members of Slade and Sweet? Which guitarist went busking in France at age 16 and had to be hospitalized for malnourishment? Which album features what AD calls “his german treat”?
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SRRS135 “Mud Wrestle for the Crown”


Which rocker overdosed on amphetamines early in his career and from then on demanded his band members be drug free? Which drummer was murdered in his friend’s apartment and it remains unsolved to this day? Which guitarist said in a post shortly before he succumbed to cancer that his current state is just like his rock star days in that he’s full of drugs, gin and tonics and surrounded by friends? Which band was instrumental in starting the CBGB’s scene in the early 70’s? Which keyboard player was slated to record tracks for the classic “Who’s Next” album but got drunk and fell out of a taxi at the studio breaking his arm? Which proto-metal producer told a young Springsteen in 1971 to “come back when you got some songs”?
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