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"Mike Carr with The Best by Far" welcomes you to
"The Rock and Roll and Rhythm Review," heard live on
Cruisin' 92.1 WVLT Saturday's from 8-11 PM Eastern Time. 

The show specializes in Doo Wop / Street Corner Harmony and R&B Rockers and Sock-Knockers of the 50's and 60's. 

Aimed at pleasing the most sophisticated listener, this music intensive show combines records that the group harmony lover both knows and loves with only the finest of the eclectic  selections that he or she cannot hear on any other full service FM Stereo oldies radio station.

Whether you're a hep cat or a cool chic, stay a while and dig the record pile emanating from the transmitter stick.

Now the show is available anytime!  Click on "Listen Now" and you will hear our most recent shows!
"Sit Back, Relax, and Dig the Stax of Wax." 
 

            Mike's Formula For A Sock-Knockin' Saturday Night!

               Approximately half of the show consists of requests, rare records, and 
               songs that were recorded by lesser known groups of the group harmony era.
               The other half of the show consists of the following formula.     

             Every week you're guaranteed to hear these 10 groups:

                    1) The Cadillacs
                    2) The Channels
                    3) Otis Williams & The Charms
                    4) The Cleftones
                    5) The Del Vikings
                    6) The Five Keys
                    7) The Flamingos
                    8) The Harptones
                    9) The Heartbeats or Shep & The Limelights
                    10) The Spaniels

         In addition, to make sure that we're playing enough of the major groups,
           you'll hear at least one group from each of the following categories. 


   11) The Chantels, The Shirelles, The Clickettes, The Hearts, The Teen Queens

   12) The Chanters, The Charts

   13) Charlie & Ray, Shirley & Lee, Don & Juan, Robert & Johnny, Marvin & Johnny,
          Johnnie & Joe

   14) The Chords, The Cardinals, The Cadets or Jacks, The Checkers, The Dominoes, The Robins

   15) The Drifters, The El Dorados

   16) The Dubs, The Valentines

   17) The Earls, Danny & The Juniors, The Dreamlovers, The Duprees, The Edsels, The Dells
   
   18) The Elegants, The Olympics, The Crests, The Dovells, The Avons, The Classics,
          The Pentagons
  
   19) The Hearts (Lee Andrews &), The Imperials (Little Anthony &), The Jive Five, The Belmonts

   20) The Hurricanes, The Falcons, The Du Droppers, The Crowns, The Five Crowns, The Orioles,
          The Turbans, The Swallows, The Ravens, The Rays, The Five Royales, The Larks
         
   21) The Midnighters, The Rob Roys, The Shells, The Mellows, The Rivieras, The Marcels
         
   22) The Moonglows, The Skyliners

   23) The Nutmegs, The Hi-Lites or Castaleers, The Lydells, The Mello Kings, The Velvets
        
   24) The Paragons, The Jesters

   25) The Penguins, The Platters, The Clovers, The Medallions, The Meadowlarks

   26) The Solitaires, The Guytones, The Keynotes, The Spiders, The Diablos

   27) The Teenagers, The Teenchords

   28) The Wanderers, The Willows, The Rainbows, The Gallahads, The Fi-Tones, The Sheppards,
          The Schoolboys, The Pastels

   29) Jackie Wilson, Jesse Belvin, Donnie Elbert, Joe Turner, Fats Domino, Chuck Berry,
          Little Richard

   30) The Zodiacs (Maurice Williams &), The Five Satins, The Majors, The Pearls, The Velours


    Your One Stop Shop!   

    Val Shively R&B Records
    49 Garrett Rd.
    Upper Darby, PA  19082
    (610) 352-2320
    ValShively.com
  For Your Listening Pleasure, Dig This:

  Lou Costello's Doo Wop Diner  Wednesday  7 - 9 PM

  Jimmy DePre's R&R Jamboree  Thurs  10PM - 12 AM

  Dennis B's Street Corner Serenade  Friday  9 - 11 PM

  Johnny Lerro's Blueplate Special  Saturday  6 - 8 PM

  Skip's Lost 45's  Saturday  11 PM - 1 AM

  King Arthur's Crown Sounds  Sunday  9 - 11 PM
        Of course we play many more groups than the ones listed above. 
        But these are the groups that we consider to be the core groups
        that have been the biggest part of the show over the years.  With
        requests, Rockers & Sock-Knockers, and of course the core  
        groups, we hope that you dig what we do on the radio every
        Saturday night. 
Many thanks to our show contributors, past and present, whose loyalty and dedication have helped us along the way!  Some of these include...

Sharon Carr, Len Carr (R.I.P), Art Alessi, Steve & Del Gardner, John Lupo, Val Shively, Steve Allondaro, Carl Hemple, Walt Lundy, Skip Weissner, Lou Costello, Dennis B, Johnny Lerro, Jimmy DePre, King Arthur and "The Queen," Frank Chille, Steve Applebaum (R.I.P), Bob Bosco, Matt G, Johnny B, Eddie Natale, Bobby Buerklin, Al Thompson, Jim Backay, Howard Ravitsky, Marion Hillman, Craig Schmidt, Willie Shields, Karen Efron, Rana Mitchell, Sue Stone, Todd Allen, Ron Michael, Rollye James, Tommy McCarthy, Drew Jacobs, Bonnie Hart, Frankie C, Mike Venditti (R.I.P), Doc Rose (R.I.P.), Fred Rice, Mr. Lee Jolles (R.I.P.), Rich Reinhart (R.I.P), Flamingo Al, Armand Colianni, (R.I.P.) "Forever Records Jim" (R.I.P.), Bud Francis, Yukon Jack, Mike Dane, William Weisinger (R.I.P.), Chuck Benjamin, Ben Calhoun, Joe Kremer, Matt Marlin, Bill Dix, John McHale, Len Palermo, Don Morrison, Roger Beckwith, Janet Watts, Pete Palma, John & Suzanne Banister, Scott McCleary, Tom Gagliardi, Jeannie Becker,Tim Marshall, Dawn Harvey...

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