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The Johnny Switchblade Show #366

The Johnny Switchblade Show #366

Playing tracks by

Power Switchblade, The Melbourne Ska Orchestra, The Sir Douglas Quintet, Camera Obscura, Bob Dylan and more.

This episode features The Brothers, The Righteous Brothers, The Flares, and much, much more...



Camera Obscura - beautiful voice talent, you see that's what is great about your show Mr JS, i would NEVER have had the pleasure of listening to that without you playing it, thank you as always and have a great week 😎🎶🎶😎

Johnny Switchblade

Thanks back at ya, SID! Yes, Camera Obscura are always a treat and I'm always happy to play them. Have a great Saturday!


yay! ska music to get the show started so cool love that son. yay for sir douglas quintet. always a favorite of mine when i was a kid. thank you for not playing free bird LOL! they had other great songs. thank you. lol!!!!! i think you smoked too many gummy bears JB lol! fun little song. really enjoyed the show senor switchblade have a good weekend!

Johnny Switchblade

Thanks PF Lady! Smoking gummibears? That would explain the "popping" noise during that song: those are brain cells poppin'! Have a great weekend!


Great show, Johnny. Particularly enjoyed Waylon Jennings, "Ain't Livin' Long Like This." I'm familiar with the 'Rodney Crowell version, which has one of the all-time great guitar solos by James Burton. Which came first?

Johnny Switchblade

Thanks tferd! Rodney Crowell's version was first -- Waylon's came out a year later.

The Captain Maniac Show

"Missed it by that much"! (A Get Smart quote). Gawd, I haven't heard Mendocino in a long while, but one thing that sticks out in my mind is Doug singing "teenybopper". An oldie from my misguided youth! Doug Sahm died of a heart attack in New Mexico in 1999, at the age of 58.