"Hi-de-ho!!!" to all you hep-kats 'n' kittens out there, Tommy C. here, and thanks for keeping me employed for the last (over) 30 years?!?! Apparently, that's true, but I'm still trying to get it right (well, one of these days). When I'm not flying in the cockpit, it's the same ol' same ol': either watching the Patriots, Food Network, or 1950s sci-fi flicks on TCM, and if there's nuthin' on the tee-wee, I highly recommend "Mojo" magazine or an original paperback copy of any James Bond thriller by Ian Fleming (published back in the day by Signet for 50 cents each!). Now if you'll excuse me, Miranda Lambert is calling...
Tommy’s Coffee Break Calendar for May 27th
A look at the difference between classic singles only 20 years apart, plus a b'day for one of our "cult faves"..
Dr. Demento’s Top Ten Records Of The 1960’s
From what now seems like a very, very long time ago, when radio dials were round and you could barely hear the humming of the tubes and transistors, your Rock And Roll Blimp was one of the first stations to air the (now legendary) "Dr. Demento Radio Hour" and it was a perfect fit for weeke…
Tommy’s Coffee Break Calendar for May 26th
A song that half of Zeppelin played on that wasn't a Zep classic -- A blues legend you really should know more about -- Two all-time great singers sharing a birthday...
Tommy C Sounds Off: What’s the Best Movie Performance By a Rock Star?
You would think with all their experience on stage and touring and meeting all kinds of people, that rock stars would be more-than-likely to give it up good on the big screen, but alas, it's a fact: Rock star film acting, for the most part, really sucks.
Tommy’s Coffee Break Calendar for May 25th
Blues legend gets props -- Another reason why 1967 was one of the best ever -- Taking a look at one of the world's biggest bands before they were famous...
Years In The Making: Tommy C.’s Best BBQ Sauce Recipe Is Finally Unleashed
And as tasty as some of those pre-mixed/pre-made sauces can get (and yes, there are a number of really good ones out there, especially from local Maine farms and pantries), there's never really been a substitute for making your own.
Tommy’s Coffee Break Calendar for May 22nd
Jerry Lee, what are you thinking? -- Unbelievable Stones run continues... -- Ex-Kiss guitarist, what are you thinking?
Tommy’s Coffee Break Calendar for May 21st
One of the greatest albums of the 20th century, that's a fact... -- Another No. 1 for Mr. Wonder -- If the 1920's had rock stars, they would have all been like this guy...
Lost Bands of New England: Duke & the Drivers
Duke & The Drivers, 1975: one of New England's best live bands, but they never got the props they deserved.
Tommy’s Coffee Break Calendar for May 20th
A sad and mysterious death... -- A rock star gets beaten up... -- A singer unlike any other...