Jay Siegel has been singing professionally since 1956 when in High School with fellow student Neil Sedaka who formed the Linc-Tones which soon morphed into The Tokens.
The Tokens had enormous success with one of the now most famous songs of the 20th Century, that of “The Lion Sleeps Tonight“. Not only did The Tokens have more hit songs but they founded a record label, BT Puppy & also the very famous song publishing entity Bright Tunes of the legendary George Harrison/My Sweet Lord plagiarism lawsuit.
is the lead singer of Garage Punk Legends The Chocolate Watch Band
who have released two new songs: Judgement Day, Secret Rendezvous
& a brand new album coming soon.
Join David as he discusses the history of the band in great detail featuring their best known songs such as: Let’s Talk About Girls, I’m Not Like Everybody Else, I Ain’t No Miracle Worker, etc., etc.
Chocolate Watch Band Official Website: Click Here
As part of the Classic series of The Purple Haze Archive
, we proudly present “Rock n Roll Heaven
” 2017. A Tribute to all the Dead Rock Stars we know, remember & love, not to mention the ones we didn’t know: the obscure, the influential, the good, the bad, & the hitless. This “Rock n Roll Heaven
” program is compiled chronologically by date, from January 1 to December 31, 2017.
“If you believe in heaven…then you know they have a helluva band!”
On this podcast listen to Mike Howlett
discussing his fascinating musical journey as he traverses the top echelons of the music industry in his extremely successful career.
Mike Howlett begins his professional travels in Sydney with the band The Affair, then joins up as bass player/vocalist/songwriter with progressive rock legends Gong in France & England, forms the seeds of The Police, & becomes one of the most successful music producers in the UK with artists such as Tears For Fears, OMD, Joan Armatrading, China Crisis, A Flock of Seagulls, Fischer Z, etc.
One of New Zealand’s finest psychedelic 60s bands was The Hi-Revving Tongues
, with their brilliant sound & classic Tropic of Capricorn
song, they rode high for many years in that decade. After a name change to The Tongues
they then permanently came to Australia in the early 70s & after some personnel changes morphed into the excellent, but mostly unreleased & unheralded band, Caboose
Join four members, that’s right!!!, four members of the Hi-Revvers/Tongues & Caboose: Guitarist Michael Balcombe, Lead vocalist, Chris Parfitt, Keyboardist Bruce Coleman & Bassist Graeme Thompson on this action packed podcasted episode of Purple Haze!
Hi-Revving Tongues CD on Frenzy Music: Available Here