By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio Just released by Esoteric Recordings in England is a mammoth seven disc box set (six CDs and one DVD), bringing together Andrew Gold’s releases on the Asylum records label and adding a host of unreleased tracks, live recordings, promotional videos and BBC-TV performances. This pretty-much-everything-under-one-roof dream package is … Read morePure Pop Radio: In Conversation Flashback: Andrew Gold Guests (11-1-97)
By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio What happens when Pure Pop Radio is spinning the latest smash hits from the Toms and Librarians with Hickeys (with Lisa Mychols) alongside choice sixties nuggets from American Spring, Billy Nichols, the Aranbee Pop Symphony Orchestra and other fine purveyors of pop from across the decades? Well, when … Read moreThe Toms! Librarians With Hickeys! Lisa Mychols! Pure Pop Radio Plays the Hits!
By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio Melodic pop’s top poppers are putting smiles on the faces of melodic pop fans all around the world. Why, it’s a melange of melody, harmony, and just plain good music swirling around us…and it feels good! Here at Pure Pop Radio, we’re spinning a rotation chock full of … Read moreThe Top Pop Tunes are Top of Mind on Pure Pop Radio
By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio Pure Pop Radio, your home for the greatest melodic pop music from artists both new and new-to-you, is on the air 24 hours a day, seven days a week, which means your listening regiment for this weekend is well sorted. We’ve got a lineup of artists whose work … Read moreYour Weekend Listening Sorted. Pure Pop Radio is On the Air 24/7!
By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio Have you tuned in to Pure Pop Radio to hear the catchy mix of melodic wonders being sung by melodic pop’s brightest stars? Good! We’re glad to have you along on our radio-riffic journey. More of the greatest melodic pop in the universe is being added to Pure … Read morePure Pop Radio is Spinning a Tale of Catchy Melodic Pop. Tune In and Sing Along!
* Brian Ray sits in with Alan Haber on Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation tonight, Tuesday, May 9, at 9 pm ET Fans of Sir Paul–Paul McCartney, of course–will be familiar with Brian Ray’s work in Paul’s band, a position he’s held for the past 15 years. A pretty good gig, we would say! But … Read moreTonight at 9 pm ET: Brian Ray Spins Tantalizing Tales of The Bayonets on Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation
Spins and Reviews 12.7.16 Alan Haber — Pure Pop Radio (Originally posted on 12.07.16) Jacob Panic | Jacob Panic (2016) Picker extraordinaire Jacob Panic traverses his banjo’s fretboard with a sure-footed sense of purpose on five tunes borne from fertile ground rooted in pop and bluegrass. This self-titled EP finds the Baltimore-Maryland singer-songwriter’s multi-instrumentalist clothes, … Read moreNew on Pure Pop Radio: Picking in the Panic Room, Disconnected at Third Man Records, and More
By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio (Originally posted 12.01.16) So you’re in the jungle, you’re living in a tent, you have zero financial obligations, you have all the time in the world, and you just plain don’t care. Is this a call for celebration? Right off the bat, I’m probably being too literal, trying … Read moreI Love that Song! #14: “Mrs. Vandebilt” by Paul McCartney and Wings