Author Archives: Steve Goddard


On November 25, 1968, The Beatles “White Album” was released in the US – last week, Paul McCartney confirmed a 50th anniversary issue is imminent. According to Sir Paul: “Something sparks another memory, but it’s really nice because we were a great little band, I think we can agree on that. The album itself is very cool and it sounds ... Read More »

Monkees Michael Nesmith Mystery Illness

When I saw Michael Nesmith and Mickey Dolenz a couple of weeks ago at Chandler Center For The Arts, I felt a little easy about the man I came to see. Nesmith kept leaving the stage several times during the show and honesly he looked more like it was the end of a grueling tour, rather that the first night ... Read More »


Our Super 60’s weekend runs all weekend long! Yesterday I gave you five out of the top ten artists of the 60’s…It Shouldn’t be a surprise who came in at #1, but it may surprise you that both Ray Charles and Brenda Lee made the top 5. Brenda placed 52 songs on the Billboard Hot 100, 48 of them in ... Read More »


Friday afternoon at 3, strap yourself in for a Super 60’s Weekend with all the good stuff from what many consider to be the most creative decade of rock and roll. Motown, British Invasion, Garage Bands, American Groups, we’ll cover all the bases… But who were the biggest acts of all? Here’s five of the top 10…tomorrow I’ll finish the ... Read More »

Listen To The New Paul McCartney Single – Album September 7

All that talk last week about the immediate release of a new Paul McCartney album was half right. Here’s the story from Paul’s own blog: ‘I DON’T KNOW’/’COME ON TO ME’ AVAILABLE WEDNESDAY 20th JUNE on CAPITOL RECORDS Following a whirlwind week that saw his Instagram presence rebooted as he played one of the most intimate gigs of his storied ... Read More »


Did you ever have one of these? It’s amazing what we put away in a drawer and forget about, until we do a major cleaning. This past weekend while doing my own major summer cleaning, I found this trinket from Tower Records…still in its original wrapper with instructions – and then it hit me… I had bought two of these, ... Read More »

Happy Birthday Sir Paul McCartney

He’s 76. I knew that was the first question you were going to ask, so let’s just get it out of the way. As a member of The Beatles, they scored 21 #1 hits on Billboard’s Hot 100 and 17 chart toppers in the U.K. He has written and co-written 188 charted records that break down like this: 91 hit ... Read More »

Elvis Presley’s First Drummer D.J. Fontana Has Died

One of my most prized musical items is a Sun Records sleeve signed by Scotty Moore and D.J Fontana, who passed away Wednesday at the age of 87. In the mid-80’s, I had D.J over at the house for an entire afternoon- and tape was rolling as we talked…tomorrow I’ll be going through my archives looking for it. It was ... Read More »

Paul McCartney: New Album and Carpool Karaoke?

The Daily Edition has posted that Paul McCartney will have new album out tomorrow. If that’s the case, you have to give his organization credit for keeping it under wraps at this late stage in the game. Next Monday Sir Paul will celebrate his 76th birthday. Also next week he’ll be on The Late Late Show with James Corden during ... Read More »

Heat-Relief Station Locations Around The Valley

Today is another excessive heat day across the valley, which means hydration is essential for all of us. Here’s a list of heat relief stations providing water and areas to cool off anytime an Excessive Heat Warning is issued in the valley (like today). – STEVE GODDARD 605 E Broadway Ave, Apache Junction 85 E Saragosa St, Chandler 241 E ... Read More »