Episodes – B-Side Trax – Week of DEC 11th: 2 High School Classmates & Florida State Dropouts Formed One of The Biggest Post Grunge Bands – B-Side Trax …
Initially struggling to get gigs in their hometown of Tallahassee, they set up their own shows in family restaurants. Wanting to play a ‘real show’, they convinced a local club owner that they could bring at least 200 people. He liked what he heard and agreed to manage the band &
Creed, one of the biggest post-grunge bands of the 90’s was born !
I wonder what would’ve happened if he’d said no ….
A new concept for radio: a 6-minute featurette that airs once a day, five days a week. Aside from digging up songs unburnt, there’s also a fascinating, 30-second story behind each track. Because it plays to the ‘Short Attention-Span Theater’ we all have nowadays, the tune-out factor is zero !!
Here’s what aired last week on B-Side Alternative and a link to a recent show:
Monday: Scooby Snacks – Fun Lovin’ Criminals
Tuesday: One – Creed
Wednesday: Caterpillar – The Cure
Thursday Lake of Fire – Nirvana
Friday: Who Do You Want to Be ? – Oingo Boingo
Many stations use this vignette as a lead-in or the centerpiece for their retro or flashback shows. Some use it as a stand-alone or even combine each week’s shows to form a 30-minute weekend retro feature. That flexibility is a benefit for individual stations to use to their advantage.
Here’s a week on B-Side Classic Rock, plus a show link:
Monday: Katmandu – Bob Seger
Tuesday: Destination Unknown – Missing Persons
Wednesday: Freewheeler – Nazareth
Thursday The Letter – The Boxtops
Friday: All The Girls Love Alice – Elton John