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Welcome to The Rock N Roll N Rhythm Review
​"Mike Carr with The Best by Far" welcomes you to "The Rock and Roll and Rhythm Review," heard live on Cruisin' 92.1 WVLT Saturday's from 8-11 PM Eastern Time.  The show specializes in Doo Wop / Street Corner Harmony and R&B Rockers and Sock-Knockers of the 50's and 60's.  

Aimed at pleasing the most sophisticated listener, this music intensive show combines records that the group harmony lover both knows and loves with only the finest of the eclectic selections that he or she cannot hear on any other full service FM Stereo oldies radio station.

Whether you're a hep cat or a cool chick, stay a while and dig the record pile emanating from the transmitter stick.

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  The other half of the show consists of this formula.  

  Every week you're guaranteed to hear these 10 groups:

  1) The Cadillacs
  2) The Channels
  3) Otis Williams & The Charms
  4) The Cleftones
  5) The Del Vikings
  6) The Five Keys
  7) The Flamingos
  8) The Harptones
  9) The Heartbeats or Shep & The Limelights
  10) The Spaniels

 11) The Chantels, The Shirelles, The Clickettes, The Hearts,
        The Teen Queens

 12) The Chanters, The Charts

 13) Charlie & Ray, Shirley & Lee, Don & Juan, 
        Robert & Johnny, Marvin & Johnny, Johnnie & Joe

 14) The Chords, The Cardinals, The Cadets or Jacks, 
        The Checkers, The Dominoes, The Robins

 15) The Drifters, The El Dorados

 16) The Dubs, The Valentines

 17) The Earls, Danny & The Juniors, The Dreamlovers, 
        The Duprees, The Edsels, The Dells

 18) The Elegants, The Olympics, The Crests, The Dovells, 
        The Avons, The Classics, The Pentagons

 19) The Hearts (Lee Andrews &), The Imperials, The Jive Five,
        The Belmonts

 20) The Hurricanes, The Falcons, The Du Droppers, 
        The Crowns, The Five Crowns, The Orioles, The Turbans,
        The Swallows, The Ravens, The Rays, The Five Royales, 
        The Larks

 21) The Midnighters, The Rob Roys, The Shells, The Mellows, 
        The Rivieras, The Marcels

 22) The Moonglows, The Skyliners

 23) The Nutmegs, The Hi-Lites or Castaleers, The Lydells, 
        The Mello Kings, The Velvets

 24) The Paragons, The Jesters

​ 25) The Penguins, The Platters, The Clovers, The Medallions, 
        The Meadowlaks

 26) The Solitaires, The Guytones, The Keynotes, The Spiders, 
        The Diablos

 27) The Teenagers, The Teenchords, The Schoolboys

 28) The Wanderers, The Willows, The Rainbows, 
        The Gallahads, The Sheppards, The Fi-Tones, The Pastels

 29) Jackie Wilson, Jesse Belvin, Donnie Elbert, Joe Turner,
        Fats Domino, Chuck Berry, Little Richard

 30) The Zodiacs (Maurice Williams &), The Five Satins, 
        The Majors, The Pearls, The Velours

Mike's Formula For A Sock-Knockin' Saturday 
 Approximately half of the show consists of requests, 
 rare records, and songs recorded by lesser known 

In addition, to make sure that we're playing enough of the major groups, you'll hear at least one group from each of the following numbered categories.
Info On The Groups
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Other Cool Sites We Dig           
Tribute To Steve Applebaum
July, 2010 at The South Philadelphia String Band Club

Mike Carr, Steve Applebaum, Art Alessi, The Skipper, 
Steve Kurtz, Lou Costello, Dennis B, Jimmy DePre, 
Val Shively, Eddie Natale

  Also, For Your Listening Pleasure: 

  Lou Costello's Doo Wop Diner       
  Wednesday 7 - 9 PM

  Dennis B's Street Corner Serenade 
  Friday 9 - 11 PM 

  Skip's Lost 45's  
  Saturday 11 PM - 1 AM

  Chub Whitaker Sunday 6 - 7 PM  

  King Arthur's Crown Sounds 
  Sunday 9 - 11 PM

Many thanks to our show contributors, past and present, whose loyalty and dedication have helped us along the way! Some of these include...

Sharon Carr, Len Carr (R.I.P), Art Alessi, Steve & Del Gardner, John Lupo, Val Shively, Steve Allondaro, Carl Hemple, Walt Lundy, Skip Weissner, Lou Costello, Dennis B, Johnny Lerro, Jimmy DePre, King Arthur and "The Queen," Frank Chille, Steve Applebaum (R.I.P), Bob Bosco, Matt G, Johnny B, Eddie Natale, Bobby Buerklin, Al Thompson, Jim Backay, Howard Ravitsky, Marion Hillman, Craig Schmidt, Willie Shields, Karen Efron, Rana Mitchell, Sue Stone, Todd Allen, Ron Michael, Rollye James, Tommy McCarthy, Drew Jacobs, Bonnie Hart, Frankie C, Mike Venditti (R.I.P), Doc Rose (R.I.P.), Fred Rice, Mr. Lee Jolles (R.I.P.), Rich Reinhart (R.I.P), Flamingo Al, Armand Colianni, (R.I.P.) "Forever Records Jim" (R.I.P.), Bud Francis, Yukon Jack, Mike Dane, William Weisinger (R.I.P.), Chuck Benjamin, Ben Calhoun, Joe Kremer, Matt Marlin, Bill Dix, John McHale, Len Palermo, Don Morrison, Roger Beckwith, Janet Watts, Pete Palma, John & Suzanne Banister, Scott McCleary, Tom Gagliardi, Jeannie Becker,Tim Marshall, Dawn Harvey..
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