Author: Lorenzo Mameli

June 1, 2024 Playlist – Welcome Summer!June 1, 2024 Playlist – Welcome Summer!

Steve Pascale, host of Spanning Time with Bubba Guitar on Maker Park Radio, joined the program for a show dedicated to the arrival of the sweatiest – and sweetest – of seasons. Check out the show here!

  • THIN LIZZY The Boys Are Back In Town
  • LISA LOEB Are You Ready For the Summer
  • THE VENTURES Theme from “A Summer Place”
  • BILLY STEWART Summertime
  • THE MAVERICKS Summertime
  • MUNGO JERRY In the Summertime
  • SUBLIME Doin’ Time
  • PUPA SANTIAGO with ELLIOT & ALAINA SANTIAGO Summertime
  • SLY & THE FAMILY STONE Hot Fun in the Summertime
  • THE LOVIN’ SPOONFUL Summer in the City
  • JOHN SEBASTIAN Tar Beach
  • THE DRIFTERS Under the Boardwalk
  • CHICAGO Saturday in the Park
  • GENERAL JOHNSON & THE GODCHILDREN OF SOUL featuring JOEY RAMONE Rockaway Beach
  • MARTHA & THE VANDELLAS Dancing in the Street
  • WAR Summer
  • GENE VINCENT Summertime
  • MEAT LOAF You Took the Words Right Out of My Mouth (Hot Summer Night)
  • HANOI ROCKS Ice Cream Summer
  • VAN HALEN Ice Cream Man
  • ALICE COOPER School’s Out
  • BROTHER DYNAMITE What Are You Waiting For?
  • BRIAN SETZER Summertime Blues
  • BEACH BOYS All Summer Long
  • SOFI TUKKER Summer in New York
  • THE DANLEERS One Summer Night
  • RAMONES Rockaway Beach
  • LUNG COOKIE Margaritaville
  • DREAM PONY Bikini Vision
  • CAVIAR Tangerine Speedo
  • Y&T Summertime Girls
  • AEROSMITH The Girls of Summer
  • BRUCE SPRINGSTEEN Girls in Their Summer Clothes
  • THE JENNIES Summertime Summertime
  • THE DEADNOTES Easy Summer
  • THE MOONDOGZ Summer Rain
  • BANANARAMA Cruel Summer
  • DAVID LEE ROTH Goin’ Crazy
  • MARTHA & THE VANDELLAS Heat Wave
  • KILLER JOE featuring LITTLE STEVEN, JON BON JOVI, THE BEACH BOYS & BRANFORD MARSALIS Summer on Signal Hill

May 18, 2024 PlaylistMay 18, 2024 Playlist

More of that diverse hodgepodge of generation-spanning rock and roll that you’ve come to expect from us every other Saturday! Listen to the show by clicking here!

  • DUANE EDDY Rebel Rouser
  • RED KROSS Stay Away from Downtown
  • THE PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS Two Girls in One
  • THIN LIZZY Don’t Believe a Word
  • THE YARDBIRDS Heart Full of Soul
  • ELVIS COSTELLO & THE ATTRACTIONS Watching the Detectives
  • ELTON JOHN Have Mercy on the Criminal
  • MIGHTY JOE CASTRO & THE GRAVAMEN Automatic Amnesia
  • SKID ROW Youth Gone Wild
  • KEEL I Said the Wrong Thing to the Right Girl
  • FOREIGNER Juke Box Hero
  • ALICE IN CHAINS No Excuses
  • CASTLE BLACK Heart Can’t Feel
  • THE APE-ETTES Trampoline
  • THE REPLACEMENTS I Will Dare
  • BROTHER DYNAMITE What are You Waiting For?
  • TOO MUCH SATURN Daydream Believer
  • STEVE AUGERI If You Want
  • THEY MIGHT BE GIANTS New York City
  • RHONDA FUNK When Lovers Say Goodbye
  • LITTLE VILLAGE Don’t Think About Her When You’re Trying to Drive
  • THE APACHE RELAY Katie, Queen of Tennessee
  • ALANIS MORRISETTE Hand in My Pocket
  • THE WHO I Can’t Explain
  • THE ROLLING STONES Out of Time
  • GERRY & THE PACEMAKERS Ferry Across the Mersey
  • VARIOUS CRUELTIES If It Wasn’t for You
  • PSYCHEDELIC FURS Heaven
  • MICHAEL BOTTE BAND Radiate
  • KING LIKE MOM Sammy Sosa
  • DREAM PONY Tonight
  • LEE FIELDS Waiting on The Sidelines
  • THE PEPPER POTS Good Times
  • SHARON JONES & THE DAP-KINGS Retreat!
  • CORNELIUS BROTHERS & SISTER ROSE Too Late to Turn Back Now
  • MADISYN WHAJNE Summer Love

May 4, 2024 PlaylistMay 4, 2024 Playlist

May the 4th be with you – at least until Cinco De Mayo! Listen to this show here!

  • THE ART OF NOISE FEATURING DUANE EDDY Peter Gunn
  • LOS LOBOS Will the Wolf Survive
  • JOHN WILLIAMS Star Wars Main Theme
  • THE VANRAYS Hey Barcelona
  • THE DUKE SPIRIT The Step and The Walk
  • GYASI Baby Blue
  • THE WARNING Sick
  • TOM PETTY & THE HEARTBREAKERS Something in the Air
  • ALOE BLACC Ticking Bomb
  • GEORGIE BOYD What’s That Feeling?
  • BROTHER DYNAMITE If We Dare
  • GODSMACK Truth
  • MORRISSEY & SIOUXSIE Interlude
  • CASTLE BLACK Bright Eyed
  • ELI “PAPERBOY” REED Nights Like This
  • SNACKTIME Together
  • LEE FIELDS Two Jobs
  • TEDDY SWIMS Lose Control
  • THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND Ramblin’ Man
  • DAN CORIO BAND Rolling Away
  • RHONDA FUNK Liar Liar
  • BRITTANY MOORE Jesus and Janis
  • JOHN’S CHILDREN This is Your Wife
  • WOOF WOOF Puppy Luv
  • GODDAMN WRECKS Banks of a River
  • POT IS DRUGS How to Talk to Girls
  • ALEX SHILLO Had It All
  • CHRIS VANDALAY PROJECT Better Than Before
  • OUR OWN YOKOS Deriving Dariya
  • TOXIC TITO Toxic Love
  • MIGHTY JOE CASTRO & THE GRAVAMEN Embers in the Ash
  • THE STEPHEN STANLEY BAND Hey Darlene
  • THE WESLEYS Great Big Smile
  • KRISTIN FLAMMIO & THE PRETTY BITCHIN’ Not This Time
  • ELOUR Beautiful Girl
  • THE RAVEONETTES My Boyfriend’s Back
  • CARSICK Gig Tax
  • THE ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND Jessica

April 20, 2024 Playlist: Italian-American RockersApril 20, 2024 Playlist: Italian-American Rockers

It was an abbondanza of artists of italian heritage on the latest edition of the program as we commemorated the arrival of Giovanni da Verrazzano in New York Harbor 500 years ago. Pour yourself a glass of vino rosso and check it out at this link.

  • The Sea of Emotion, Part 1 by Joe Satriani & Steve Vai
  • Endless Party by Johnny Thunders
  • Sardinian Holiday by Los Straitjackets
  • Good Lovin’ by The Young Rascals
  • Twistin’ Italy by Danny & The Juniors
  • Splish Splash by Bobby Darin
  • Italian Shoes by Mink Deville
  • Arriverderci Roma by The White Comets
  • Feels Like the First Time by Foreigner
  • Angel by Aerosmith
  • In These Arms by Bon Jovi
  • Mystery by Dio
  • Spanish Steps by Van Morrison
  • Rhinestone Cowboy by Bruce Springsteen
  • Princess of Little Italy by Little Steven & The Disciples of Soul
  • As Long as I Can Be with You by Patti Scialfa
  • Italian Summer by Stevie Nicks
  • Sweet Child of Mine by Belladonna
  • Fragile by Lacuna Coil
  • Beggin’ by Maneskin
  • Italian Girls by Hall and Oates
  • Italian Girls by John Gorka
  • Million Reasons by Lady Gaga
  • Fallin’ by Alicia Keys
  • Tell That Girl to Shut Up by Holly & The Italians
  • Candy Everybody Wants by 10,000 Maniacs
  • Spiderwebs by No Doubt
  • Shot of Poison by Lita Ford
  • Sound and Vision by David Bowie
  • Bang A Gong (Get It On) by T. Rex
  • Dancing In the Moonlight by Thin Lizzy
  • Sunshine of Your Love by Cream
  • Mississippi Queen by Mountain
  • Signs of Life by Journey
  • Hard Luck Woman by Kiss
  • Buddy Holly by Weezer
  • I’m Alright by Kenny Loggins
  • Watermelon in Easter Hay by Frank Zappa

April 6, 2024 Playlist: Dirtbag ParadiseApril 6, 2024 Playlist: Dirtbag Paradise

I was joined by my colleagues Geoff Mosher and Terrence Smith of Dirtbag Paradise on our latest show for a trip back to the hard rockin’ part of 70s and 80s. This might have been our loudest show yet! How loud? So loud that there were moments that you couldn’t hear any of us over the music! But our banter paled in comparison to this playlist. Check it out at this link.

  • Rat Salad by Black Sabbath
  • Let There Be Rock by AC/DC
  • Planet Caravan by Black Sabbath
  • Armed and Ready by Michael Schenker Group
  • The Green Manalishi with the Two-Pronged Crown by Judas Priest
  • Just Got Lucky by Dokken
  • Hell Hole by Spinal Tap
  • Hordes of Locusts by Joe Satriani
  • Citadel by Tanith
  • Heart Can’t Feel by Castle Black
  • Over the Mountain by Ozzy Osbourne
  • Round and Round by Ratt
  • All Men Play on Ten by Manowar
  • Heroes by Motorhead
  • Sirens by Savatage
  • Easy Livin’ by Uriah Heep
  • Wasted by Def Leppard
  • Better Than Before by The Chris Vandalay Project
  • Raging River of Fear by Captain Beyond
  • Tomorrow’s Dream by Black Sabbath
  • The Mob Rules by Black Sabbath
  • Rainbow in the Dark by Dio
  • Mississippi Queen by Mountain
  • Live Wire by Motley Crue
  • We’re An American Band by Grand Funk
  • Action by Sweet
  • Long Way to Go by Alice Cooper
  • Be My Lover by Joan Jett and The Blackhearts
  • Mr. Speed by Kiss
  • Since You’ve Been Gone by Rainbow
  • Hijinx by Heart
  • Waiting For an Alibi by Thin Lizzy
  • Too Hot to Handle by UFO
  • Forever by Y&T

March 23, 2024: Celebrating Women’s VoicesMarch 23, 2024: Celebrating Women’s Voices

On our latest show, we celebrated National Women’s History Month by filling our playlist with women’s voices. Check it out at this link, and thanks for your support! (Join us for our next show on Saturday April 6 at 9 am as we revisit 70s & 80s hard rock with special guests Terry and Geoff from Dirtbag Paradise!)

  • LOVE IS ALL AROUND Joan Jett
  • HEART OF GLASS The Surfrajettes
  • ONLY HAPPY WHEN IT RAINS Garbage
  • BITCH Meredith Brooks
  • LITTLE TOO LATE Pat Benatar
  • ALONE Stress Dolls https://stressdollsmusic.com/
  • EVERYDAY NOW Texas
  • JOEY Concrete Blonde
  • IF IT MAKES YOU HAPPY Sheryl Crow
  • BURNING DOWN THE HOUSE Paramore
  • KISS ME DEADLY Lita Ford
  • REBEL GIRL Bikini Kill
  • HEART CAN’T FEEL Castle Black https://www.castleblackmusic.com/
  • DANCING WITH MYSELF The Donnas
  • DERIVING DARIYA Our Own Yokos
  • I HATE MYSELF FOR LOVING YOU Halestorm
  • HOT ROD GIRL Brewster Moonface
  • DIFFERENT DRUM The Stone Poneys
  • ONLY THE LONELY The Motels
  • GIRL ON FIRE Alicia Keys
  • I AM WOMAN Helen Reddy
  • FUNKIER THAN A MOSQUITA’S TWEETER Ike & Tina Turner
  • BACK TO BLACK Amy Winehouse
  • THE WAY IT IS Nicole Atkins
  • WITHOUT YOU Heart
  • DO WE PRAY? Kimbra Eberly
  • RED DRESS Lee Aaron
  • BAD WOMAN BLUES Beth Hart
  • PARIS Grace Potter & The Nocturnals
  • SHAKE The Courettes https://www.thecourettes.com/
  • MORE The Warning
  • ABSOLUTION The Pretty Reckless
  • WHAT THE WORLD NEEDS NOW Jackie DeShannon

March 9, 2024: New Colossus FestivalMarch 9, 2024: New Colossus Festival

Our latest show featured a number of artists from this year’s New Colossus Music Festival, a visit from my ebullient colleague Nazz Radience of Channels and Winds, and several selections inspired by Stacy Dillon of Homesick and Matt Townsend of The Organic Apple. It was three hours of rocking bliss. If you missed it live, fret not – click here and feel free to make a spectacle of yourself.

  • Bloom by Eric Johnson
  • Bohemian Like You by The Dandy Warhols
  • Red Dawn by Acid Magus
  • Girl From the Record Shop by Frank Turner
  • Lost in the Supermarket by Ben Folds
  • Fall in Love by Coral Moons
  • Punk Rock Boy by Juniper
  • Ever Fallen in Love by Black Rose Burning
  • Both Sides Now by Jason Falkner
  • Waiting for My Man by Keith Richards
  • Lora Blu by Freddy DeBoe
  • The Story by Brandi Carlile
  • I Can Do Anything by Johnette Napolitano
  • Automatic Amnesia by Mighty Joe Castro and The Gravamen
  • Amigo by Eclectic Charango Beats featuring Outernational
  • Heaven Sent by Saloon Dion
  • Perfectionism by Hotel Mira
  • In Lipstick by Idle Hours
  • Kitchen by Low Res
  • Wanting and Waiting by The Black Crowes
  • Puppy Luv by WoofWoof
  • Alone by Stress Dolls
  • Diana by Autogramm
  • Where My Girls At? by NOBRO
  • In The Water by Head North
  • Run by Wan
  • Broadway Junction by Vera Ellen
  • What Was I Made For? by Billie Eilish
  • Replaceable by Slapfight
  • King of Kreuzberg by Shotgun Jimmie
  • This Mourning by Chalk Circle
  • Devil by Moon Walker
  • Goin’ Out to Stellie’s by THE GOV’T

September 23, 2023 PlaylistSeptember 23, 2023 Playlist

Quote of the day: “The weather just went from 90 to 55 like it saw a state trooper.” – Unknown

The link to the latest edition of THE ROCKER on Maker Park Radio follows the playlist – just in case you missed it and need something to drown out the sound of your neighbor weeping over the loss of stifling humidity and his pet mosquito. Click here to listen to the show!

  • PUPA SANTIAGO WITH ELLIOT & ALAINA SANTIAGO Summertime
  • LIT My Own Worst Enemy
  • THE CURE The Last Day of Summer
  • DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE Meet Me On The Equinox
  • ALL-AMERICAN REJECTS Swing Swing
  • THE CARS It’s All I Can Do
  • THE NEIGHBORHOOD Sweater Weather
  • THE ROLLING STONES Angry
  • BAND OF SKULLS Nightmares
  • LED ZEPPELIN Ramble On
  • POISON Something to Believe In
  • L.A. GUNS Ballad of Jayne
  • DAN CORIO BAND Hold On
  • BAD MANNERS Skaville U.K.
  • THE SELECTER Too Much Pressure
  • FAN GIRL Falling
  • GARY WRIGHT Dreamweaver
  • SMASHMOUTH Walking on the Sun
  • JIMMY BUFFETT Margaritaville
  • OLIVIA RODRIGO Bad Idea, Right?
  • DREAM PONY Bikini Vision
  • BLACK ROSE BURNING Stranger
  • KYLE MATTHEW Love and War
  • HOZIER Anything But
  • LENNY KRAVITZ Minister of Rock and Roll
  • THE GET AROUNDS Black and White
  • AUTOGRAMM WannaBe
  • 3 DOORS DOWN Kryptonite
  • CUTTING CREW I Just Died in Your Arms
  • SLOAN Coax Me
  • MATCHBOX TWENTY She’s So Mean
  • AC/DC If You Want Blood, You’ve Got It
  • THE RUNAWAYS Wasted
  • THE WHITE STRIPES Dead Leaves and the Dirty Ground
  • VAN MORRISON When the Leaves Come Falling Down
  • GREEN DAY Wake Me Up When September Ends

September 9, 2023 Playlist with Pupa SantiagoSeptember 9, 2023 Playlist with Pupa Santiago

Edwin Santiago Pupa paid a visit to the Maker Park Radio studio and he riffed on a lot of famous riffs, and played a few original riffs himself. It was a blast! Listen to the show here:

  • Miserlou – Dick Dale
  • Sabbra Cadabra – Black Sabbath
  • Well Alright! – Santana
  • Women That Rock – Boricua Guitar Power
  • 25 or 6 to 4 – Chicago
  • Lady – Beck, Bogert & Appice
  • Ain’t Talkin’ ‘Bout Love – Van Halen
  • Improvisation #1 – Pupa Santiago (Live in the MPR Studio)
  • Like a Stone – Audioslave
  • Hill of the Skull – Joe Satriani
  • Yankee Rose – David Lee Roth
  • Parisienne Walkways – Gary Moore with Philip Lynott
  • The Thrill is Gone – B.B. King
  • Babe, I’m Gonna Leave You – Led Zeppelin
  • Improvisation #2 – Pupa Santiago (Live in the MPR Studio)
  • All Along the Watchtower – Jimi Hendrix
  • Voodoo Child – Stevie Ray Vaughan
  • While My Guitar Gently Weeps – Tom Petty, Jeff Lynne, Steve Winwood, Dhani Harrison and Prince
  • Sleepwalk – Santo and Johnny
  • I’d Love to Change the World – Ten Years After
  • Gimme Shelter – The Rolling Stones
  • Maltratado Corazon – Five Miles Utopia
  • Layla – Derek and the Dominoes

August 26, 2023 Playlist: Modern Day MachinesAugust 26, 2023 Playlist: Modern Day Machines

The highlight of the latest edition of the program were Rose Couchon and Patrick Wakie of Modern Day Machines. They graced our studio with a dynamic mixture of music and conversation, and showed why they are a band deserving of your attention. The link to the re-stream follows the complete playlist below.

  • THE HELLECASTERS Highland Boogie
  • ROBERT RANDOLPH & THE FAMILY BAND Ain’t Nuthin’ Wrong with That
  • LOS STRAITJACKETS G-Men
  • GUNS ‘N ROSES Rocket Queen
  • CLONE Queen
  • THEORY OF A DEADMAN Wait for Me
  • APOLLO 440 Stop the Rock
  • TONY CAREY I Won’t Be Home Tonight
  • LEE AARON Troublemaker
  • LIVING COLOUR Behind the Sun
  • FALLOUT BOY Sugar, We’re Going Down
  • BORTS Snow in Hell
  • LED ZEPPELIN Trampled Under Foot
  • WHITESNAKE Here I Go Again
  • MODERN DAY MACHINES Make Me Move
  • MODERN DAY MACHINES Inside and Out
  • PROCESS OF FUSION Lights in the Sky
  • KING LIKE MOM Tantrum
  • COHEED AND CAMBRIA You Got Spirit Kid
  • SYSTEM OF A DOWN Aerials
  • MODERN DAY MACHINES Vox Populi
  • INXS Never Tear Us Apart
  • ERIC CLAPTON Wonderful Tonight
  • KISS Love Her All I Can
  • BOSTON Rock and Roll Band
  • JALEN N’GONDA I Need You
  • MAGGIE ROGERS Shatter
  • LANA DEL REY Summertime Sadness (Absolute Zero Metal Remix)
  • BABY QUEEN Dover Beach
  • NICOLE ATKINS The Way It Is
  • DISTURBED Sounds of Silence
  • BUDOS BAND Frontier’s Edge
  • THE BEST PESSIMIST Sweet Loneliness