Reviews: 6.11.19: Songs and Stories from Ray Paul, Smith and Jones, and Kenny Herbert

By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio Ray Paul | Bloody Rubbish (Kool Kat Musik, 2019) The slim, trendy, smiling pop art-ish musician, drawn with angles, feet slipped into Beatle boots and holding a familiar looking bass is depicted on the cover of his album as a guy you should get to know if you … Read moreReviews: 6.11.19: Songs and Stories from Ray Paul, Smith and Jones, and Kenny Herbert

Still Whimsical After All These Years: Ray Paul’s “I Need Your Love Tonight” is Top of the Pops

Ray Paul | “I Need Your Love Tonight” | This is Rock ‘n’ Roll Radio Volume 4 (Kool Kat Musik) 2017 Just one month shy of a year since the release of Whimsicality, Ray Paul’s glorious, rock ’em, sock ’em return to recording, which in July of 2016 we called “one of this year’s best … Read moreStill Whimsical After All These Years: Ray Paul’s “I Need Your Love Tonight” is Top of the Pops

Favorite Records of the Year: Stars of 2016

By Alan Haber – Pure Pop Radio (Originally posted 01.03.17) 2016 was a terrific year for melodic pop music from both new and heritage artists, perhaps the best in recent memory. My list of 28 Favorite Records of the Year from 27 artists–The Stars of 2016–is presented below in random order. It has long been … Read moreFavorite Records of the Year: Stars of 2016

New on Pure Pop Radio 7.12.16

   Spins and Reviews | July 12, 2016 | by Alan Haber A quartet of tremendous additions to our playlist… The Nines | “When Our Love Was in Bloom” A heavenly treat from the ever-increasingly-versatile Steve Eggers, who sets his sights this time around on the sounds that brought joy to listeners in the years … Read moreNew on Pure Pop Radio 7.12.16

We Have a Winner! Pure Pop Radio’s Poppin’ Prize Pack Goes to…

…Scott Pazur! Scott, you are the lucky winner of our Pure Pop Radio Poppin’ Prize Pack, consisting of the latest releases from Bill Lloyd and Ray Paul, plus a very cool CD from our archives from Shades of Al Davis. We hope you enjoy them all! Thanks everyone for entering. More contests on the horizon…stay … Read moreWe Have a Winner! Pure Pop Radio’s Poppin’ Prize Pack Goes to…

Win a Timely, Poppin’ Prize Pack from Pure Pop Radio!

We haven’t given anything away in a while, and it is the season of giving…no wait, it’s May, right? Not Christmas? Right…okay, let’s try that again. We haven’t given anything away in a while, so let’s give something away. We’ve got a timely prize pack for one lucky person–maybe you!–consisting of two, new major CDs … Read moreWin a Timely, Poppin’ Prize Pack from Pure Pop Radio!

Listen to and Download Ray Paul’s In Conversation Appearance on Our Podcast Page

Ray Paul’s triumphant appearance last week on Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation is now posted on our PodOmatic podcast page for listening and downloading. Ray Paul, record maker, is back. Sixteen years after releasing his ace compilation CD, The Charles Beat, and 36 years after the album Go Time from Ray Paul and RPM made … Read moreListen to and Download Ray Paul’s In Conversation Appearance on Our Podcast Page

It’s a Whimsical Week of Specialty Shows on Pure Pop Radio

It’s another Fab week of specialty shows on Pure Pop Radio. Gather round the radio, kids, for a quartet of fabulous programming. First up, tonight at 8 pm ET (5 pm PT), is a classic, repeat performance of show 50 of Ken Michaels’ Every Little Thing, during which the longtime Fab personality rolls through a … Read moreIt’s a Whimsical Week of Specialty Shows on Pure Pop Radio

Whimsical Ray Paul Guests on Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation

The first in a series of new Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation episodes rolls this coming Monday, April 11, at a special time: 9 pm ET (6 pm PT). And the message is clear: Ray Paul, record maker, is back. Sixteen years after releasing his ace compilation CD, The Charles Beat, and 36 years after … Read moreWhimsical Ray Paul Guests on Pure Pop Radio: In Conversation