Monday, July 31, 2017

Week of July 30th, 2017 to August 5th, 2017

What a fun get together again this week on The Island. The Chat Room was hopping with the regular Nuts in the Hut as well as some new visitors. Welcome! It's always great to share the enjoyment of the music and the chat room in combination with everyone. I truly urge you to check out the Chat Room for yourself during the live show Sunday nights. It does an an extra touch to the show itself. Just click the Chat on the Menu and follow the instructions.

Next week is the return of the annual Instrumental Gems Wordless Wonders Special and I really look forward to playing many of the instrumental records that were so prevalent during the '50s, '60s and to a certain extent, the '70s too. It's not too late to make a request for this special; just send an email to I look forward to playing "Your" song for you next week. It all gets underway at 6 pm Pacific.

I am very pleased to welcome another new radio station to the ever-growing list of Broadcast Partners Network affiliate radio stations. A big hello and welcome to The VIP Lounge Oldies Funhouse Radio. Based in the UK, they will simulcast the Live show Sunday nights and also replay the show every Thursday from 10 am to 2 pm Eastern time. Please visit their website at The VIP Lounge Oldies Funhouse Radio.

The Blue Suede Shoes Contest comes to Treasure Island Oldies August 13th. Here's your chance to win a copy of the brand new coffee table book, Blue Suede Shoes - The Culture Of Elvis, written by Thom Gilbert.

This book is NOT yet available, but courtesy of the publisher, Glitterati Incorporated, I have a copy that you could win. Be sure to listen to the ENTIRE show the week of August 13th. I'll play two Elvis Presley songs per hour and all you have to do is send a list of the 8 Elvis songs in total, along with your name and mailing address to In order to give our Broadcast Partners Network affiliate stations the chance to air the show throughout the week, the deadline for submitting your email is 12 Midnight Pacific time, Friday, August 25th. I'll announce the winner of the contest on the Live show Sunday, August 27th.

If your birthday is coming up soon, I'd like to know so that I can help celebrate your special day by wishing you Happy Birthday on the show and also by playing Birthday by The Beatles for you. Send the info to

This week's Top Five Countdown is from 1964. And the Number One song is A Hard Day's Night by The Beatles and it's playing at the Treasure Island Oldies Blog. Enjoy!

Next week on Treasure Island Oldies, and in keeping with our Instrumental Gems Wordless Wonders Special, Voice Your Choice spotlights Al Caiola. Cast your vote at the Voice Your Choice page for either Magnificent Seven or Bonanza. I'll play the winning song on next week's show.

Here's this week's Rock and Roll News Podcast.

Thanks again for listening to the show. I look forward to your company next week for our Instrumental Gems Wordless Wonders Special.

Bye for now.