Cramps, The – Surfin’ Dead

Ooh baby, your asphalt eater hung ten the hoedads and gremmies say you reached top end Conjuring a fiendish witches’ brew of primal rockabilly, grease-stained ’60s garage rock, vintage monster movies, perverse and glistening sex, and the detritus and effluvia of 50 years of American pop culture, this group is a truly American creation much…Read More

Zacherle, John – Dinner With Drac

Mystery Artist 1: (according to Wikipedia) Born September 26, 1918, he is an American television host, radio personality and voice actor known for his long career as a television horror host broadcasting horror movies in Philadelphia and New York City in the 1950s and 1960s. He was a close colleague of Philadelphia broadcaster Dick Clark,…Read More

Dorsey, Jimmy – So Rare

The Mystery Artist was born in Shenandoah, Pennsylvania, the son of a coal miner turned music educator, and older brother of Tommy who also became a prominent musician. He played trumpet in his youth, appearing on stage with J. Carson McGee’s King Trumpeters in 1913.He switched to alto saxophone in 1915, and then learned to…Read More

Holy Ghost – Wait And See

Todays group ( whose name is fitting for Halloween) is an American synthpop duo from Brooklyn, New York City, They both grew up on the Upper West Side of New York City and attended elementary school together. They were later part of a hip hop group called Automato. Automato’s debut album was produced by James…Read More

Browne, Jackson – Disco Apocalypse

Today’s artist’s first songs were recorded by the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Tom Rush, Nico, Steve Noonan, Gregg Allman, Joan Baez, the Eagles, Linda Ronstadt, the Byrds, and others. He did not release his own version of many of these early songs until years later. Soon after this, Rolling Stone mentioned him as a “new…Read More