By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio Picking your favorite songs by your favorite artists can sometimes be a fairly unreliable exercise, because your three favorites today might be totally different tomorrow. Nevertheless, John Woloschuk, Dee Long, and Terry Draper were happy to play the favorite songs game when I spoke with them recently. Each … Read moreKlaatu Celebration Week Concludes: John, Dee, Terry (and Alan) Pick Favorite Klaatu Songs
By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio This week, we’re celebrating the 40th anniversary of Klaatu’s momentous third album, Sir Army Suit, because, as I often say, history is important. With each song, with each collection of songs that we treasure from our favorite artists, we strengthen the musical foundation that we build upon. It … Read moreKlaatu Celebration Week Continues: John, Dee and Terry Wax Poetic About Sir Army Suit
By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio “We all rose to the challenge,” Terry Draper says about “Calling Occupants (Of Interplanetary Craft),” Klaatu’s momentous signature song that opened the band’s debut album, 3:47 E.S.T., but he might as well have been referring to Sir Army Suit, the Canadian trio’s triumphant third album, released in August … Read moreI Love that Album! #3: Klaatu’s Sir Army Suit (1978)
Pure Pop Radio celebrates the 40th anniversary of Klaatu’s Sir Army Suit with a weeklong celebration By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio You could pretty much claim that every year–go on, pick one!–was a good year for music, and regardless of your preferred genres, you would be right. Welcome, then, the year 1978, in … Read moreKlaatu’s Sir Army Suit Turns 40: A Pure Pop Radio Celebration
Pure Pop Radio’s Melodic Pop Stream Ends on August 25 By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio Twenty-three years after the start of Pure Pop Radio as a weekly program at Fairfax, Virginia cable radio station WEBR (then WCXS), the Internet’s premiere mix of melodic pop songs from across the decades is calling it a … Read moreSounding Good!
By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio The latest and greatest pure, melodic pop hits are streaming on Pure Pop Radio, but hurry–you have only until August 25 to bop to the catchiest beats in town! What’s new and now playing in rotation on Alan Haber’s Pure Pop Radio? “California Moon,” Fernando Perdomo’s new single, … Read moreThe Latest Hits! Pure Pop Radio is Your Home for the Greatest Pure, Melodic Pop (until August 25)
Listen to this Classic Ben Folds Interview from 1996 as You Lose Yourself in the Just-Released Box Set, Brick The release of the massive, 13-disc box set Brick (Edsel), covering all of the Ben Folds Five and Ben Folds solo releases and a whole lot more, prompted me to set the WAYBAC machine for March … Read moreClassic In Conversation: Meet Ben Folds
* Alan Haber’s Pop Tunes Deejay Show Also Goes Off the Air; Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation Moves to the Pure Pop Radio Website * By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio The good news? The Pure Pop Radio website will continue to put the spotlight on the greatest melodic pop music in the universe … Read moreAlan Haber’s Pure Pop Radio Goes Off the Air on August 25