Boppin' With Beth (new syndicated show)

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Boppin' With Beth is a new syndicated show hosted by Beth Riley. Each Week she has a "focus beam" artist, tells lots of their history, plays a couple of tunes from them as well as their influences and peers. You'll also hear a "Rockabilly Rewind" segment from Jammin' James Riley and more!

Here's the first 2 episodes:

Focus Beam on Dallas Moore:

Focus Beam on Jackson Browne:
 

James Riley

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LOVE this new Boppin' With Beth with Beth Riley!! Her "focus beam" artist this week is a member of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and as Lou Reed said in his induction speech..."who could be cooler than DION?" You'll hear influences and peers, a Rockabilly Rewind segment from me and rockers from Levi Dexter and The Hi-Jivers!! Check out the mixcloud link below and get ready for the best hour of your day!
 

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LOVE this new episode of Boppin' With Beth where the "focus beam" artist is John Fogerty! Hear some tracks from him, CCR and some of his influences. Plus, I do a Rockabilly Rewind with a classic from Wanda Jackson. Beth also spins new tracks from Western Terrestrials and Bryan James too! You gotta check this out! Listen at the mixcloud link below.
 

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Brian Setzer is this week's "focus beam" artist on Boppin' With Beth. You'll hear solo tunes, songs from his band Stray Cats and influences like Carl Perkins, Elvis Presley, The Allman Brothers and more! I'll tell you about his story along the way! My husband Jammin' James Riley has a Buddy Holly tune in his Rockabilly Rewind segment and we hear tracks from Chet Atkins and Maple Run Band! https://www.mixcloud.com/BethRiley1969/boppin-with-beth-10-02-20-focus-beam-on-brian-setzer/
 

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This show just keeps getting better and better...check out the latest episode of Boppin' With Beth with host Beth Riley to hear her "focus beam" artist this week... JD McPherson! Hear a couple of his tracks, The Starkweather Boys and some of his influences and peers...High Noon, Big Sandy and his Fly-Rite Boys, Pat Cupp, Sonny Burgess, The Blasters, ZZ Top, Reverend Horton Heat, The Bellfuries, Allen Toussaint and more! I got a "Rockabilly Rewind" segment with a classic Elvis Presley tune too! Click the mixcloud link below and enjoy the best hour of your day! https://www.mixcloud.com/BethRiley1969/boppin-with-beth-10-09-20-focus-beam-on-jd-mcpherson/
 

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Another awesome Boppin' With Beth this week as Beth Riley has a "focus beam" on the late, great Jimmy Reed! Hear some of his influences as well as just a small portion of those he influenced. Howlin' Wolf, The Yardbirds, The Rolling Stones and many others are in those lists. I do an Eddie Cochran track in my Rockabilly Rewind segment and Beth spins Screamin' Rebel Angels, Duane Eddy and Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen too! Click the mixcloud link below and play this one often!! https://www.mixcloud.com/BethRiley1969/boppin-with-beth-10-16-20-focus-beam-on-jimmy-reed/
 

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The new Boppin' With Beth is definitely worth a listen (or 2) this week. The legendary Waylon Jennings is this week's "Focus Beam" artist. There's so much fun music on there as well as a snippet of when he was a DJ on KLLL in Lubbock, TX. Hear influences and peers like Johnny Cash, Ritchie Valens, Bob Wills, Webb Pierce and so many more! I do a classic Johnny Horton track in my "Rockabilly Rewind" and Beth also spins tracks from TJ Hernandez Music and The Honkabillies!!! Like and share this one folks! https://www.mixcloud.com/BethRiley1969/boppin-with-beth-10-30-20-focus-beam-on-waylon-jennings/
 

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Another fabulous show from Boppin' With Beth out NOW! Paul Thorn is her "Focus Beam" artist this week. Hear a wide variety of influences including ELVIS PRESLEY, Roger Miller, Dean Martin, Jerry Jeff Walker, Huey Lewis & The News and LOTS more! Jammin' James Riley does a "Rockabilly Rewind" segment with a classic Carl Perkins track and Beth plays tunes from Jimmy Dale Richardson and Lara Hope & The Ark-Tones!!! Tune in here: https://www.mixcloud.com/BethRiley1969/boppin-with-beth-11-06-20-focus-beam-on-paul-thorn/
 

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This is one killer show right here!! Hear the new Boppin' With Beth and a "focus beam" on Tony Joe White!!! Beth plays a couple of his tunes and a lot of history about him. You'll hear influences like Lightnin' Hopkins, Elvis Presley, Tina Turner, JJ Cale & Eric Clapton and lots more. I do a "Rockabilly Rewind" segment with a tune from The Collins Kids plus you'll hear tracks from The Lucky Odds and Matt Ward too!! Click on the mixcloud link below: https://www.mixcloud.com/BethRiley1969/boppin-with-beth-11-13-20-focus-beam-on-tony-joe-white/
 

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Such a great Boppin' With Beth this week as her "Focus Beam" artist is on the legendary Roger Miller!! Here tunes from him as well as his influences and peers like George Jones, Sheb Wooley, Bob Wills, Lefty Frizzell, Hank Williams, Ernest Tubb, Faron Young and more! I do a "Rockabilly Rewind" with a track from Joe Clay and Beth also has tunes from Western Terrestrials, Kyle Eldridge and Dean Miller!! Hear it here:
 

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Time to tune into another superb show from Boppin' With Beth! You learn so much about her "focus beam" artist this week, Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefers! Hear a couple of his tracks along with some influences like The Beach Boys, Johnny Cash, James Taylor, The Byrds, Jerry Jeff Walker and lots more! I do a classic Gene Vincent track in "Rockabilly Rewind" and Beth also spins Jim Croce and Nathaniel Hintz too! Check it out here: https://www.mixcloud.com/BethRiley1969/boppin-with-beth-11-27-20-focus-beam-on-jimmy-buffett/
 

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Learn all about the "King of Country" George Strait on this week's Boppin' With Beth with Beth Riley! He's her "focus beam" artist this week. Hear a couple of his tunes as well as a variety of influences like The Beatles, Merle Haggard, Frank Sinatra, Hank Williams, George Jones and more. I'll do a Johnny Cash tune in the "Rockabilly Rewind" and Beth plays a track from our pal Weldon Henson too! Check it out below: https://www.mixcloud.com/BethRiley1969/boppin-with-beth-12-04-20-focus-beam-on-george-strait/
 

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If you love rock & roll...you'll love hearing about the Father Of Rock & Roll Chuck Berry on the latest Boppin' With Beth. Chuck is her "focus beam" artist this week. You'll hear a couple of his tunes along with a TON of history and song snippets. Beth plays some of his influences like Muddy Waters, T-Bone Walker, Nat King Cole and more. Plus, she plays just a few of the folks that he influenced like Bruce Springsteen, The Kentucky Headhunters (with Chuck's piano player Johnnie Johnson), Dave Edmunds, AC/DC and recent tunes from Lucky 757 and Mario Monterosso!! This is a rockin' episode so don't miss out on this one!! Hear it here: https://www.mixcloud.com/BethRiley1969/boppin-with-beth-12-11-20-focus-beam-on-chuck-berry/
 

James Riley

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GREAT new episode of Boppin' With Beth this week!! Beth's "Focus Beam" spotlight is Robert Plant with a couple of his tunes as well as some of his influences like Muddy Waters, ELVIS PRESLEY, Robert Johnson, Skip James, Howlin' Wolf and LOTS more! I play an Art Adams tune in "Rockabilly Rewind" and Beth also plays tracks from Danny B. Harvey and Darrel Higham (with Plant on vocals). Definitely one to check out: https://www.mixcloud.com/BethRiley1969/boppin-with-beth-12-18-20-focus-beam-on-robert-plant/
 

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Wonderful new episode of Boppin' With Beth out today where Beth pays tribute to some of the folks we lost in 2020 as well as some awesome new Christmas music from Dallas Moore, The Shootouts, April Mae & the June Bugs, Dolly Parton and Dave Del Monte & The Cross County Boys!! I've got a Roy Hall tune in the Rockabilly Rewind segment too! Take a listen at the mixcloud link below. Merry Christmas everyone!! https://www.mixcloud.com/BethRiley1969/boppin-with-beth-12-24-20-tributechristmas-show/
 

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I love that I get to start the new year with hearing a new Boppin' With Beth from Beth Riley! Her "focus beam" this week is on country superstar Phil Vassar! Lots of fun tracks from him and some of his influences including The Beatles, Eagles, Elton John, Billy Joel, Jackson Browne and some that he wrote for... Jo Dee Messina, Tim McGraw and Collin Raye! I do an Elroy Dietzel track in "Rockabilly Rewind" and we hear tunes from Rylan Brooks Country Music and Kathryn Legendre!! Check it out and get your 2021 groovin'! https://www.mixcloud.com/BethRiley1969/boppin-with-beth-01-01-21-focus-beam-on-phil-vassar/
 

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LOVE this new episode of Boppin' With Beth!! Her "focus beam" artist this week is Dave Edmunds which I'm a HUGE fan of!!! You hear some of his influences: Chuck Berry, Jerry Reed, George Harrison, Carl Perkins and a couple of the many folks he produced: The Fabulous Thunderbirds and The Everly Brothers. And of course Beth Riley tells a lot of his history and spins a couple of his tunes (and a Rockpile track) as well! I do a classic Sonny Burgess song in Rockabilly Rewind and Beth also plays The Carolyn Sills Combo, Mighty Joe Castro and the Gravamen, Chet Atkins and Steve Cropper (with Delbert McClinton)! What a great start to the weekend!! Tune in here: https://www.mixcloud.com/BethRiley1969/boppin-with-beth-01-08-21-focus-beam-on-dave-edmunds/
 

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Learn more about the mighty Big Mama Thornton on this new episode of Boppin' With Beth! Beth tells about her story and plays a couple tracks from this blues legend. She also plays some of her influences including Bessie Smith, Little Junior Parker, Memphis Minnie, Lightnin' Hopkins, Lowell Fulson and Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown. You'll also hear Janis Joplin and ELVIS PRESLEY who are just a couple of the many artists she influenced. I have a Ronnie Dawson track in Rockabilly Rewind and we hear the latest from Austin John, Abby Girl & The Real Deal and Eric Johanson! Take a listen here: https://www.mixcloud.com/BethRiley1969/boppin-with-beth-01-15-21-focus-beam-on-big-mama-thornton/
 
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