Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation, Winter 2021, Episode Four: Coke Belda

By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio Eight years ago, a Facebook post by ex-Merrymaker David Myhr, now a successful, and rightly so, solo artist of the melodic pop variety, compelled me to check out the music of one Coke Belda, whom David suggested was terrific. David was right. Eight years later, five albums and … Read morePure Pop Radio: In Conversation, Winter 2021, Episode Four: Coke Belda

Reviews: 1.29.19: Rogers & Butler, and Coke Belda

By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio Rogers & Butler | Diana Dors (Zip, 2019) Edward Rogers teams up with Smash Palace’s Stephen Butler for a smashing four-song EP full of rock and pop swing, anchored by the pretty title song, a love letter to the English actress Diana Dors, “forgotten to the past.” Rock … Read moreReviews: 1.29.19: Rogers & Butler, and Coke Belda

Favorite Records of the Year: Stars of 2017

By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio Every year around this time, I sit down to start work on this feature and I marvel at the sheer number of wonderful albums released during the previous 12 months. And then, I’m off and running. The process of reviewing contenders for this list results in a survey … Read moreFavorite Records of the Year: Stars of 2017

And the Winners of Coke Belda’s Bee Gees Tribute CD Are…

By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio …James Lowe and Rick Vittenson. Congratulations, James and Rick; both of you will be receiving a copy of Coke Belda’s fantastic album, Coke Belda 3 (Gs): A Tribute to the Bee Gees. Thanks to all who entered our contest. More cool contests are coming soon! Pure Pop Radio’s … Read moreAnd the Winners of Coke Belda’s Bee Gees Tribute CD Are…

Win Coke Belda 3 (Gs): A Tribute to the Bee Gees CD

By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio Coke Belda 3 (Gs): A Tribute to the Bee Gees is a loving embrace of the quality songwriting and performances that the Brothers Gibb came to be, and still are, known for. The album’s dozen tracks are performed Coke Belda-style, which is to say that Coke has melded … Read moreWin Coke Belda 3 (Gs): A Tribute to the Bee Gees CD

Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation Podcasts: Coke Belda (Airdate: August 23, 2017)

By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio Singer-songwriter and world traveler Coke Belda returned to Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation on August 23 in a different role–that of classic melodic pop interpreter, helping to spin and talk about songs from his majestic new album, Coke Belda 3 (Gs): A Tribute to the Bee Gees, now … Read morePure Pop Radio: In Conversation Podcasts: Coke Belda (Airdate: August 23, 2017)

Pure Pop Radio on Pop that Goes Crunch Radio This Week: The Pop Tunes Deejay Show Pops Twice and Coke Belda Sings Bee Gees Classics on In Conversation

By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio This week’s Pure Pop Radio signature shows on Pop that Goes Crunch Radio sing sweetly with sparkling, all-new editions of Alan Haber’s Pop Tunes Deejay Show tonight and Thursday night, and a first-run interview with Coke Belda, talking about and playing songs from his smashing new album, Coke … Read morePure Pop Radio on Pop that Goes Crunch Radio This Week: The Pop Tunes Deejay Show Pops Twice and Coke Belda Sings Bee Gees Classics on In Conversation

New on Pure Pop Radio 08.15.17: Coke Belda Wins Again, Bob of the Pops is Popping Again, and the Bye Bye Blackbirds Soar

Spins and Reviews | 08.15.17 By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio Coke Belda | Coke Belda 3 (Gs) (2017) So natural is Coke Belda’s ability to breathe new life into the songs of the Bee Gees that it would seem perfectly acceptable to call him “Mr. Natural,” at least temporarily, and in honor of … Read moreNew on Pure Pop Radio 08.15.17: Coke Belda Wins Again, Bob of the Pops is Popping Again, and the Bye Bye Blackbirds Soar

Alan Haber’s Pop Tunes Deejay Show and Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation Debut This Week on Pop that Goes Crunch Radio

There is excitement on the air! This week sees Alan Haber’s Pop Tunes Deejay Show and Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation debut on Pop that Goes Crunch Radio. Every Tuesday night at 8 pm ET on the Pop Tunes Deejay Show, I will spin the very latest and greatest melodic pop releases by artists you … Read moreAlan Haber’s Pop Tunes Deejay Show and Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation Debut This Week on Pop that Goes Crunch Radio