Boppin' With Beth (new syndicated show)

James Riley

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I always dig each episode of Boppin' With Beth!! I learn so much about the "focus beam" artist and the music selections!! This week, country superstar Pam Tillis is the "focus beam" artist with tunes from her and some of her influences including her dad Mel Tillis, Lou Reed, Willie Nelson, Wilco, The Allman Brothers Band, The Staple Singers, Kenny Rogers, Todd Rundgren, Dolly Parton, Neil Young and Joni Mitchell. I have a Brenda Lee tune in Rockabilly Rewind and Beth also spins tunes from Bill Lloyd and Nathan Belt & The Buckles! Listen here: https://www.mixcloud.com/BethRiley1969/boppin-with-beth-01-29-21-focus-beam-on-pam-tillis/
 

James Riley

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This one is so much fun!! Linda Gail Lewis is the "Focus Beam" artist this week on Boppin' With Beth! Beth plays a couple of her tracks (including one with Robbie Fulks, musician), tells her great story and plays some her influences including her brother Jerry Lee Lewis, Hank Williams, Brenda Lee, Patsy Cline, Wanda Jackson, LaVern Baker as well as a track by her daughter and son-in-law Danny B Harvey & Annie Marie Lewis and cousin Mickey Gilley! I've got a rocker from Charlie Rich in Rockabilly Rewind and there's also tunes from Dan Whitaker, Steel Blossoms and Roo Arcus!! This is one KILLER episode!! Hear it here: https://www.mixcloud.com/BethRiley1969/boppin-with-beth-02-05-21-focus-beam-on-linda-gail-lewis/
 

James Riley

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Boppin' With Beth takes it back to the blues this week with "Swamp Blues Master" Kenny Neal as the Focus Beam artist! Beth spins a couple of his tracks as well as his influences including his dad Raful Neal, sister Jackie Neal, Slim Harpo, Buddy Guy, Sonny Boy Williamson, Howlin' Wolf, Little Walter, Elmore James and Junior Wells. I play a Dorsey Burnette rocker in Rockabilly Rewind! Beth also plays great tunes from Jeff Fetterman Band, Brody Buster and Clifton Chenier! Listen here: https://www.mixcloud.com/BethRiley1969/boppin-with-beth-02-12-21-focus-beam-on-kenny-neal/
 

James Riley

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"Hit me with your best shot..." Boppin' With Beth does just that on this week's show and it's a knockout!! Her "focus beam" artist is Pat Benatar and you hear all about her amazing story along with a couple of rockers from her. Beth plays some of her influences too including Led Zeppelin, The Four Tops, Liza Minnelli, Journey, The Rolling Stones, Foreigner, Heart and John Lennon. I've got an Elvis classic in Rockabilly Rewind and there's a boppin' 80's tune from Cyndi Lauper as well! Check it out here and feel free to share: https://www.mixcloud.com/BethRiley1969/boppin-with-beth-02-19-21-focus-beam-on-pat-benatar/
 

James Riley

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Another STELLAR show from Boppin' With Beth!! Beth's "Focus Beam" this week is on a founding member of the Eagles, Don Henley! She plays a couple of his solo tracks and tells all about his story. I love hearing about his early bands too!! She's got several of his influences including Patsy Cline, Little Richard, Jim Reeves, Fats Domino, Bobby Freeman, Chuck Berry and more! I've got a Gene Summers track in Rockabilly Rewind and there's also tunes from John David Daily, Emily Zuzik and Jackson Browne! Don't miss this one!!! Hear it here: https://www.mixcloud.com/BethRiley1969/boppin-with-beth-02-26-21-focus-beam-on-don-henley/
 

James Riley

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My favorite part of every Friday is hearing a NEW Boppin' With Beth!! This week, Beth's "Focus Beam" artist is Sturgill Simpson! Hear some of his variety of influences like Roy Clark, Marty Robbins, Otis Redding, John Mayall & The Bluesbreakers, Willie Nelson, Merle Haggard, Keith Whitley and Jerry Reed. Beth tells his great story along with a couple of his tracks as well. I've got a classic Ricky Nelson track in Rockabilly Rewind and there's great tunes from The Reeves Brothers, Sarah Vista, Noah Garner and Daryl Mosley as well! Get your weekend started off right! Listen here: https://www.mixcloud.com/BethRiley1969/boppin-with-beth-03-05-21-focus-beam-on-sturgill-simpson/
 

James Riley

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The "Queen Of Rockabilly" Wanda Jackson is this week's "Focus Beam" artist on Boppin' With Beth. We hear some of her many influences including Bob Wills & His Texas Playboys, Gene Vincent & His Blue Caps, Elvis Presley, The Maddox Bros & Rose, Tex Williams & His Western Caravan, Hank Thompson and more. You'll hear about her trailblazing career and Beth plays a couple of tunes from her amazing catalog. I dig up a great Peanuts Wilson track in Rockabilly Rewind and there's tunes from Mark Malibu & The Wasagas, Hillbilly Moon Explosion and The Boogie Checkers too! Check it out here: https://www.mixcloud.com/BethRiley1969/boppin-with-beth-03-12-21-focus-beam-on-wanda-jackson/
 

James Riley

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Don't miss this awesome new episode of Boppin' With Beth this week and her "focus beam" spotlight on Sting!! Beth tells his story as well as playing a solo track, a classic from The Police and tunes from some of his influences... The Beatles, Otis Redding, Cream, James Brown, Jaco Pastorius, Manfred Mann and Cream. She also starts a new segment called "The Lightning Round" and singer-songwriter (and touring member of The Beach Boys) Christian Love does this one. Hear a track from him as well as Darren Michael Boyd too. I've got a rocker from Charlie Feathers in the Rockabilly Rewind segment as well so tune in now: https://www.mixcloud.com/BethRiley1969/boppin-with-beth-03-19-21-focus-beam-on-sting/
 

James Riley

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The great Nick Lowe is the "focus beam" artist on this week's Boppin' With Beth! Beth tells his story along with a couple of tracks from his stellar discography. Hear from some of his influences like Tennessee Ernie Ford, Johnny Cash, Frank Sinatra, Howlin' Wolf, his own Brinsley Schwarz and more! I spin a Sir Cliff Richard tune in Rockabilly Rewind and there's also tunes from Greg Townson (we also hear an interview snippet of him talking about working with Nick alongside Los Straitjackets), Jackslacks and The Little Wretches! Listen on demand here: https://www.mixcloud.com/BethRiley1969/boppin-with-beth-03-26-21-focus-beam-on-nick-lowe/
 

James Riley

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It's Friday and that means another great episode of Boppin' With Beth to get your weekend boppin'!! Beth's "Focus Beam" this week is country music star Billy Dean (and it's his birthday today too!!!) and it's a good one! She tells his story, plays a couple of his tracks and some of his influences like Kenny Rogers & The First Edition, John Denver, Eagles, James Taylor, Merle Haggard, David Gates, Don Williams and Dan Fogelberg. I've got an early rockabilly rocker from a very young Kenny Rogers as well. Plus, hear tunes from Jeremy Parsons, The Barlow and Tyller Gummersall! Listen here: https://www.mixcloud.com/BethRiley1969/boppin-with-beth-04-02-21-focus-beam-on-billy-dean/
 

James Riley

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Turnin' up the twang today with the new Boppin' With Beth!! LOVE this episode with Beth's "Focus Beam" on Dwight Yoakam!! Hear about his story, a couple of tracks from his discography and from a sampling of his influences: Lefty Frizzell, Buck Owens, Merle Haggard, The Byrds, The Monkees, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Emmylou Harris and more! I've got a track from "The Hawk" (which is actually Jerry Lee Lewis) in Rockabilly Rewind. Plus tracks from Geoffrey Miller, Jesse Brewster and a new Tony Joe White rocker! Listen here: https://www.mixcloud.com/BethRiley1969/boppin-with-beth-04-09-21-focus-beam-on-dwight-yoakam/
 

James Riley

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You can't talk about the Blues without the iconic Muddy Waters in the discussion!! Muddy is this week's "Focus Beam" artist on Boppin' With Beth!! Beth tells his story along with playing a couple of his tunes as well as some of his influences like Big Bill Broonzy, Robert Nighthawk, Big Joe Williams, Son House and a few of the millions that he influenced including ZZ Top, AC/DC, Led Zeppelin and Eric Clapton. I've got a Ronnie Self tune in Rockabilly Rewind and there's also a tune from Muddy's youngest...the late, great Mojo Morganfield! Hear it here: https://www.mixcloud.com/BethRiley1969/boppin-with-beth-04-16-21-focus-beam-on-muddy-waters/
 
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