Johnny Cash At Folsom Turns 50, New Stuff: TTF Jan17

Johnny Cash At Folsom Turns 50, New Stuff: TTF

Here’s what I played this week on The Taste the Floor Show: Freda James: Warrior Linn Koch-Emery: Come Back The Vryll Society: Shadow Of A Wave Spelles: Oh, These Monsters Parsnip: Nigella Sea Girls: Heavenly War Johnny Cash: Folsom Prison Blues Johnny Cash with June Carter: Jackson...

Yes, Haiti, And Other Places Are ‘Sh*tholes’ Jan13

Yes, Haiti, And Other Places Are ‘Sh*tholes’

My father, a former pastor, was a missionary to Haiti for a number of years in the 1990s. After Hurricane Andrew destroyed his church in Goulds, FL, just outside of Miami, he rebuilt it, gave it to the Hispanic pastor who used it during the evenings, and set out to build a 93-foot sailing...

Moody’s Ray Thomas Passes Away, M Songs, New Rick Springfield: TTF Jan10

Moody’s Ray Thomas Passes Away, M Songs, New Rick Springfield: TTF

Here’s what I played this week on The Taste the Floor Show: Spelles: Rib Cage (Spelles EP) Rick Springfield: Little Demon Hey Ocean!: Sleepwalker Slowlights: Real Slowlights: Set In Stone The Moody Blues: And the Tide Rushes In (A Question of Balance) The Moody Blues: Dr. Livingstone, I...

More Fave M Songs Per ITunes Player: TTF Jan03

More Fave M Songs Per ITunes Player: TTF

Here’s what I played this week on The Taste the Floor Show: Liz Phair: Mesmerizing The B-52’s: Mesopotamia The Pretenders: Message Of Love INXS: The Messenger Johnny Marr: The Messenger Gary Numan: Metal Hall & Oates: Method of Modern Love Berlin: The Metro Concrete Blonde: Mexican...

THE BEST OF 2017, PART 2: TTF Dec27

THE BEST OF 2017, PART 2: TTF

Here’s what I played this week on The Taste the Floor Show: Sunshine & The Rain: I’m Not Your Girl (In the Darkness of My Light) Ride: Lateral Alice (Weather Diaries) Juliana Hatfield: You’re Breaking My Heart (Pussycat) The Aces: Stuck (I Don’t Like Being Honest EP) Sebastian...

RIP, Pat Dinizio. Taste The Floor’s Tribute To The Smithereen Dec20

RIP, Pat Dinizio. Taste The Floor’s Tribute To The Smithereen

This week on the Taste the Floor show, I put together a tribute for Pat Dinizio, the lead singer, guitarist, and co-founder of The Smithereens. Rest in Peace and rock on! Beauty And Sadness Well Alright (live) Blood And Roses Time Won’t Let Me A World Of Our Own Blues Before And After In A...

The Best Of 2017, Part 1: TTF Dec13

The Best Of 2017, Part 1: TTF

Here is a list of the songs I played this week on the Taste the Floor Show: Rose Elinor Dougall: Stellular Famous by February: Pour Me Out (Confessions EP) Hope Sandoval and The Warm Inventions: A Wonderful Seed (Until the Hunter) Molly Burch: Loneliest Heart (Please Be Mine) The Puppies:...

More Most Played M Songs: TTF Dec06

More Most Played M Songs: TTF

Paul McCartney: Maybe I’m Amazed Richard Butler: Maybe Someday The Knack: Maybe Tonight Gary Numan: Me! I Disconnect From You (live) The Dream Syndicate: Medicine Show Isaac Hayes: Medley: Ike’s Rap/Help Me Love The Moody Blues: Melancholy Man The Rolling Stones: Melody The Rolling Stones:...

Oh My Word, Where Did This Come From? Dec06

Oh My Word, Where Did This Come From?

Oh my friggin’ God … where did this come from? I didn’t even know this show was recorded. One of my old Boston bands, Lovers & Other Monsters, played the the Middle East Upstairs in Cambridge, MA, on Sept. 18, 1990, and it appeared yesterday on YouTube. It’s a...

Songs From 1992, New Stuff, Too: TTF Nov29

Songs From 1992, New Stuff, Too: TTF

Here’s what I played this week: The House of Love: You Don’t Understand Julian Cope: Poet Is Priest Screaming Trees: Dollar Bill The Flaming Lips: Talkin’ Bout the Smiling Deathporn Immortality Blues (Everyone Wants to Live Forever) INXS: Communication Keith Richards: 999 Keith...