BEB 158 | Best Songs of 2014




Ryan Hartt & the Blue Hearts-Oh Espanada, Jeff Pitchell-Out In The Cold,Gracie Curran & the High-Falutin’ Band-Even With The Rain, Chris O’Leary Band-Louisiana Woman, Devon Allman-Half The Truth, Chris Bergson Band-The Only One, Mike Zito-Little Red Corvette, Samantha Fish-Go To Hell, Brent Johnson-Meet Me In The Morning,Brandon Santini-Coin Operated Woman,Damon Fowler-Old Fool, Bar Stools and Me,The Bruce Katz Band-Amelia, Alexis P. Suter Band-Nuthin’ In The World, So-CAl Rocket Dynamics- Too Bad She Won’t Live, Dana Fuchs-I’ve Been Loving You Too Long, Royal Southern Brotherhood-Rock And Roll, Nick Moss Band-Light It Up(featuring Michael Ledbetter), Thorbjorn Risager & The Black Tornado-If You Wanna Leave, Sugar Ray & The Bluetones-Rat Trap, John Nemeth-Three Times A Fool, John Mayock & the Homesteaders-Invisible, Brian Charette-Late Night Tv (opener), Mojomatics- Soy Baby (closer).

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BEB 157 | Jingle Blues

  Playlist: Popa Chubby-Universal Breakdown Blues, Easy Baby- Country Boy, Geoff Hartwell-Drinkin’ Bourbon Whiskey, Tommy Malone-Once In A Blue Moon, Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez-Tough & Tender, Allegra Levy & the Usual Suspects-There’s A Small Hotel, Neal & the Vipers- Sugar Daddy, The Blue Lights-Down & Out, Stringbean-Ramshackle Reggae, Tommy Talton-Real Sugar, Benny Turner-Voodoo Lady,Continue ReadingContinue Reading

OTH 1160 | High School Problems — High School Solutions

Jennifer Alexander is the CEO of ConnCAN (Connecticut Coalition for Achievement Now). ConnCAN’s main mission is to improve education outcomes for Connecticut’s kids. Not just getting a diploma but getting getting education. A Think Tank meets Action Movement: ConnCAN brings together education advocates, policy makers, parents and educators for systematic change to public schools. HerContinue Reading

OFB 68 | iDevices that Know You

  CEO and Founder of iDevices, Chris Allen. iDevices started with the invention of the iGrill – one of the first app-enabled devices to be featured in the Apple retail stores way back in 2010, This was the cutting / bleeding edge of the IoT era – the Internet of Things era. Today Chris’ company,Continue Reading

BEB 156 | Look But Don’t Touch Diet

  Playlist: Victor Wainwright & the Wildroots-Weeds, Mr. Nick & the Dirty Tricks-Look, But Don’t Touch, The Mighty Soul Drivers-Just Like That, Dennis Gruenling- She’s So Pretty, Dennis Gruenling & Jump time-You Brought The Blues On Yourself, Easy Baby-Be What You Want, Josh Hoyer & the Shadowboxers-Close Your Eyes, Johnny Mastro & the Mamas Boys-Continue ReadingContinue Reading

BEB 155 | Northeast Harmonica Showcase 2

  Playlist: Eliot Lewis-Back To Basics, Joey Batts & Them-860, Danny Pease & The Regulators-She Says, Danny Pease & The Regulators-Fire It Up, Iko-Iko-American Dream, Royal Southern Brotherhood-Fire On The Mountain,Josh Hoyer & the Shadowboxers-Shadowboxer, Rob Stone-Lucky 13, Bruce Katz Band- Santa Fe Blues, Empire Roots Band-Mean Old World, Tommy Talton-I Keep My Mind OnContinue ReadingContinue Reading

BEB 154 | Backdoor Men

  Playlist: Shaka & the Soul Shakers-Primo Puerco(pop-pop), Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds-Lasso, Easy Baby-Never Going Back To Memphis, The Mighty Soul Drivers-Everywhere You Go, Dennis Gruenling-The Rev, Ryan Hartt & the Blue Hearts-Doubt My Love, Victor Wainwright & the Wildroots-Get Done Let’s Go, Popa Chubby-69 Dollars, Erin Harpe & the Delta Swingers-Future Blues,Continue ReadingContinue Reading

BEB 153 | My Big Ten Inch Record

  Playlist: Balkun Brothers- Woah Mama, Michael Cleary Band-You Got My Love, Erin Harpe & the Delta Swingers-The Delta Swing, Victor Wainwright & the Wildroots-Ting,Tang,Bang, Popa Chubby-Somebody Let The Devil Out, Dennis Gruenling & Jump time- Mississippi Saxophone, Mighty Soul Drivers-Henpecked Man, Easy Baby-Champagne & Reefer, Devon Allman-I’ll Be Around, Rob Stone-Wait Baby, Ryan HarttContinue ReadingContinue Reading

OTH 1159 |Third Party Should Quit | Margolis to Visconti

  Avon resident submits OP-ED to asking third party candidate for governor,Joe Vasconti, to drop out. With an unrealistic chance of winning, Visconti very likely will foil Tom Foley’s chance of winning the governorship in Connecticut. Margolis believes it is time for Visconti to drop out if he really cares about Republican values beingContinue Reading

BEB 152 | Jelly Lord

Playlist: Spampinato Brothers- Let Him Think On That, Erin Harpe & the Delta Swingers-Big Road Blues,West End Blend-What’s It All About, Mr. Sipp the Mississippi Blues Child, Toronzo Cannon-Been Better To You, John Fries & the Elements-Straight To The Top, Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds-Quicksand, Davina & the Vagabonds-Red Shoes, Easy Baby-Wade In TheContinue ReadingContinue Reading