January 29, 2020

Power Pop Overdose Popcast Volume 7 – Rich Rossi Remembers John Wicks

This week PPO is celebrating the life and music of John Wicks by bringing you an interview with one of his closest friends and collaborator, Rich Rossi. Rich shares some great stories about John as well as how he was able to complete the music John was working on despite his diagnosis, before his passing. The project was produced by Jamie Hoover, and features contributions from John Wicks, Ray Paul, Peter Case, Jamie Hoover, Al Stewart, Chris Thompson (Manfred Mann’s Earth Band), Paul Collins, Don Dixon, Carla Olson, Bill Berry, Kyle Frost, and Nick Guzman. For The Record – A Tribute To John Wicks will be released January 31 on the Kool Kat Label and all proceeds will go to John’s son Perry and the American Cancer Society.

As always, please feel free to contact us at powerpopoverdose@gmail.compowerpopoverdose@gmail.com with any ideas, concerns or you just want yo say hey!
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Track List
01 Starry Eyes- The Records
02 In & Out Motel – Peter Case
03 Do Anything You Wanna Do – Eddie and the Hot Rods
04 Everything But A Heartbeat – Kuraasl Flyers
05 1-800-Colonoscopy – Bill Berry-Peter Buck-Mike Mills-Michael Stipe
06 Taxi Driver – Mickey Jupp
07 Repo Man – Jamie Hoover
08 The Sun Sets Over London Town – Ray Paul
09 Questions Questions – The Heats
10 Boulevard of Broken Dreams – Green Day
11 Glittering Gold – Paul Collins
12 No Promise – The Flash Cubes
13 Money & A Fu Manchu – Don Dixon
14 The Beltway – Al Stewart
15 See Emily Play – Pink Floyd
16 That Girl Is Emily – John Wicks and the Records
17 It’s A Long Way To The Top (If You Want To Rock and Roll) – AC/DC
18 Chasing Angels – Nick Guzman
19 She’s All I Need – John Wicks

January 22, 2020

Power Pop Overdose Popcast Volume 6

This week PPO brings you a huge helping of Power Pop and more including some skinny tie greatness to garage edginess plus a whole lot in between.  Hold onto your seat and savor the Sonic Exuberance of the Power Pop Overdose Popcast.  As always, please feel free to contact us at powerpopoverdose@gmail.com with any ideas, concerns or you just want yo say hey!

Curty Ray

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I Wanna Be a Teenage Fanclub
01 Norman Blake – Swedish Polarbears
02 God – Attic Lights
03 Hatchet – I Was A King
04 Mailman – The Primary 5
Mom I Dropped The Garage On My Foot!
05 Ian Kay – A Man Like Me
06 Shut Your Mind – The Baron Four
07 Falling Apart – The Rebel Set
08 The King Of Loose Ends – The Routes
70’s Skinny Ties
09 Forget Your Name – The Whiffs
10 She’s A Trap – Gentlemen Jesse
11 C’Mon C’Mon C’Mon – Brad Marino
12 All Kindsa Girls – The Real Kid
Not The Beatles
13 Recharge Your Mynd – The Mynd Gardners
14 She’s Gonna Two Time – The Kaisers
15 In My Own Time – The Bee Gees
16 ’67 (Home) – Vinyal Kings
Turn it F’n Up!
17 Turn It Up – Tight Pants Syndrome
18 Gimme Gimme – The Krinkles
19 I Can’t Stop It Now – Dumb Dog Run
20 I Love Rock – Cooler
Sweet Home Chicago
21 Full Moon Turn My Head Around – Off Broadway
22 Curiosity – Shoes
23 I’m The One – Pezband
24 The Jets – Paper Girl
25 I’ve Got You – The Kind

January 15, 2020

Power Pop Overdose Popcast Volume 5

This Week we are bring you some new and some old, crunchy and dreamy hook laden music.  Break out your skinny ties and air guitars and enjoy the music placed before you.  As always, if you have any suggestions, questions or just want to say hey, email us at powerpopoverdose@gmail.com.
Curty Ray

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Track List
1. The Jetbeat – Dancing On The Sun
2. The Men – Out On The Floor
3. The Reverberations – Milder Higher
4. The Madd – War Or Hands Of Time
5. Kurt Baker – Weekend Girls
6. Tommy and the Rockets – Teenage Girls
7. Material Issue – What Girls Want
8. Dwight Twilley – Girls
9. The Tremblers – I’ll Be Taking Her Home Tonight
10. The Tweeds – I Need That Record
11. The Generators – TV Set
12. The Maps – I’m Talking To You
13. The Neighborhoods – Prettiest Girl
14. Triptides – Moonbeams
15. Green Seagull – What Happened To The Girls
16. The Mynd Gardners – Discotheque
17. Jacco Gardner – Puppets Dangling
18. The Well Wishers – Feelin’ Fine
19. The Rallies – Up To You
20. The Hangabouts – Who Wants Cilla
21. The Keys – Fire Inside
22. The Brothers Steve – She
23. Valley Lodge – Stand
24. The Insomniacs – Maryanne Lightly

January 12, 2020

Power Pop Overdose Popcast Volume 4 (The Coolest Songs of 2019)

Just when you think that the music industry has become incapable of making anything but tired retreads and money-grabbing drivel, you look back on this year and think: Huh. So they can still surprise us after all. This week we combed the Popverse to find some of the coolest songs of 2019.  Todays tracks range from Jangle to songs with a little more power than pop and everything in between, so sit back, grab a cold one and enjoy the PPO Popcast!
If you have any comments or concerns, please feel free to contact us at powerpopoverdose@gmail.com

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Track Listing

  1. Lolas – DJ Girl
  2. The Cudas – Tv Is Cool Again
  3. Bronco Bullfrog – Never Been To California
  4. White Reaper – Migt Be Right
  5. Jordan Jones – Rumors Girls
  6. The Resonars – Before You’re Gone
  7. Sunstack Jones – Something’s Happened To My Mind
  8. The Galileo 7 – Too Late
  9. The Whiffs – Shakin All Over
  10. The Rallies – If You Do
  11. The Jay Vons – Keep On Moving
  12. Berwanger – Bad Vibrations
  13. ANC4 – You’re The One
  14. The Gold – Gimme Your Love
  15. Telekinesis – A Place in the Sun
  16. Bryan Estepa – No Ordinary
  17. Paul Bertolino – Doll
  18. 1. Wyatt Blair – Boys Night Out
  19. The Boys With The Perpetual Nervousness – Close The Doors
  20. Yorick van Norden – Train In The Station
  21. Norman – Already Gone
  22. Laika’s Orbit – One You Cry For
  23. The Bishops Daredevil Stunt Club – The Henry Norman Hotel
  24. The Premonitions – Thats Voodoo

December 18, 2019

Power Pop Overdose Popcast Volume 3

Here is another PPO Popcast featuring some of my favorite tunes from the past and present.  It includes a little psych pop, fuzz and just good old power pop.  Enjoy and feel free to comment with ideas or suggestions at powerpopoverdose@gmail.com. I am always open to ideas or suggestions to improve the Popcast.

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PPO V4 on Mixcloud or Apple Podcast

Track List
01. Paul Bertilino – Against The Shadow
02. The Quarantines – Robot Girl
03. The Mods – Do You Think That Money
04. The Insiders – Ghosts on the Beach
05. The Wombats – Dip You In Honey
06. The Trip Takers – Don’t Back Out Now
07. Triptides – All My Life
08. The Whiffs – My Vision OF Love
09. The Agents – Need The Girl
10. The ACB’s – Suzzanne
11. Gary B and the Notions – Give Me One Reason
12. Gas Giants – Now The Change
13. The Speedways – Seen Better Days
14. The Coolies – Ignaramus
15. Joe Jackson – One More Time
16. Johnny Casino’s Easy Action – 09 Treatin’Me Right
17. Kelly’s Heels – Same Mistake
18. The Grip Weeds – Love’s Lost On You
19. The Headboys – Stepping Stones
20. The Nats – Something New
21. Extra Arms – Secret Friend
22. Thee Vicars – Come On Stomp!
23. The Riviera Playboys – I’m The Pusherman
24. Team Jedi – Do What You Wanna
25. The Doughboys – Too Little Too Late Track List

December 11, 2019

Power Pop Overdose Popcast Volume 2

Here is volume 2 of the PPO Popcast.   It is a mix of Power Pop, Fuzz, Mod and more .  Feel free to comment with ideas or suggestions at powerpopoverdose@gmail.com.  I am always open to ideas or suggestions to improve the Popcast.Or listen on Mixcloud and Apple Podcast

  1. The Cudas – Kids Want Hits
  2. The Jangle Band – Love You Too
  3. The Domnicks – Cool Runnings
  4. The Beatpack – Hey Senorita
  5. The Embrooks – I Need you
  6. Crash Street Kids – The Kid is Dead?
  7. The Beat Seekers – Cinderella’s Demise
  8. The Nerves – When You Find Out
  9. The Glums – Chapeloon
  10. The Jay Vons – It Was Wrong to Love You
  11. Jeremy – Love Explosion
  12. The Tomorrows – Such A Shame
  13. Everybody Else – First Class
  14. Paul Bertilino – Devil In Your Eyes
  15. Material Issue – Li’l Christine
  16. The Rubs – Judy
  17. The Connection – She’s A Keeper
  18. The Madcaps – One More Chance
  19. The Market Squares – Inside My Mind
  20. The Maps – I’m Talking To You
  21. The Greenhornes – Can’t Stand It
  22. The Electric Mess – Falling Off The Face Of The Earth
  23. The Plimsouls – Oldest Story In The World
  24. The Well Wishers – Escape The Light

December 4, 2019

Power Pop Overdose Popcast Volume 1

It has been a mighty long time since I have posted anything. I thought that I would upload a podcast of some of my favorite PPO songs. It is a mix of Power Pop, Fuzz, Mod and much more but still close to the PPO vibe. Feel free to email me at powerpopoverdose@gmail.com with any ideas or suggestions. Enjoy it and let me know if you would like me to continue the Podcast.

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Track List

1 I Don’t Like Your Face – The Heats
2 How Could I ever Love You – Johnny Casino
3 Break The Ice – The Finkers
4 Goodbye Before Too Late – The Men
5 Destroyed – The Mynd Garden
6 C’mon C’mon – The Chickenbackers
7 My Love Ain’t a Lie – The Premonitions
8 Gonna Let You Down – Queen Electric
9 Remember Who You Are – Distortion Tamers
10 Let’s Go – Stephen Lawernson
11 List – The Fags
12 Ram On – DB Cooper
13 Take Me – Marshall Holland
14 Ella Doesn’t Care – The Poppin’ Wheelies
15 Telephone Operator – The Leftovers
16 On The Move – Thee Attacks
17 Turn It Around – Hutch
18 Love Her Records – Stag
19 Rachel – Tommy Tutone
20 Nothing Terribly New – The Hellacopters
21 Sister Surround – The Soundtrack of Our Lives
22 21st Century Tulip Mania – The Seldon Plan
23 For The Last Time – The Insomniacs