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Playlist for 11/16/14 (Show #94) – The Kinks: Muswell Hillbillies (plus CD Giveaway!)

“I’ve never heard a Kinks song that I didn’t like,” David Bowie wrote in the liner notes for the recent release of the career-spanning compilation, Essential Kinks. “Of course, from their noisy and brash beginnings, the Kinks have come to … Continue reading

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Playlist for 8-10-14 (Show #87) – The Beatles: “Help! Is On The Way” (49th Anniversary of Help!)

  Celebrating the 49th anniversary of it’s premiere: Michael Palin hosts a 2007 radio special about The Beatles’ second movie Help!, which was first released July 29, 1965. Michael Palin hosts a 2007 radio special about The Beatles’ second movie … Continue reading

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Playlist for 7-20-14 (Show #86) – Tribute to Tommy Ramone: The Ramones Live, NYC 1978

[Audio clip: view full post to listen] R.I.P. Thomas Erdelyi. (Hungarian: Erdélyi Tamás; January 29, 1949 – July 11, 2014), better known by his stage name Tommy Ramone, was a Hungarian American record producer and musician. He was the drummer for … Continue reading

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Playlist for 4-6-14 (Show #85) – Beatles Top 5 History / 2014 Rock Hall of Fame Inductees

Produced and Hosted by Glenn Richards AUDIO: Listen HERE! On the 85th edition of the Power Pop Portal, we pay tribute to three events happening this week: First, it’s the 50th anniversary of the week that The Beatles made history … Continue reading

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Playlist for 3-30-14 (Show #84) – All-Female Band Edition for Women’s History Month!

Produced and Hosted by Glenn Richards March is Women’s History Month so we thought we’d pay tribute to some of the women who rock our world musically. There are too many bands and artists and not enough time, so to … Continue reading

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Playlist for 3-2-14 (Show #83*) – Muscle Shoals Interview

Glenn Richards hosts a special show in place of this week’s Power Pop Portal. Glenn is joined by two music legends in the world of rock, pop, and R&B: Jimmy Johnson and Dewey “Spooner” Oldham, original members of the Muscle … Continue reading

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Playlist for 2-23-14 (Show #82)

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Playlist for 2-9-14 (Show #81) The Beatles on Ed Sullivan – 50th Anniversary

Guest Host: Glenn Richards (from a script written by Gargs Allard with Glenn Richards) [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Opening segment: audio from The Beatles: The First U.S. Visit, 1991 DVD): New York DJ Murray The K; The … Continue reading

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PPP #80 (2/2/14)

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Show #69: 8/18/13 (Elvis at Stax)

Wrap up Elvis Week 2013 with a special edition of Rock104.com’s Power Pop Portal featuring a brand new one-hour Elvis Presley radio special from Joyride Media celebrating the 40th anniversary of his 1973 Stax sessions. The last major studio sessions … Continue reading

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