The Encore Show - Best of the 60s, 70s, and 80s

The Encore Show – Best of the ‘60s, ‘70s & ‘80s is a weekly podcast that features interviews with artists from those three decades, many of whom are still on tour today. The show, originally called America’s Oldies But Goodies, featured artists mainly from the ‘60s. The new show, called The Encore Show is hosted by Dick Scoppettone, the lead singer for Harpers Bizarre who had a hit in the Sixties with “Feelin’ Groovy”.
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Sep 28, 2017

Who remembers the song “I Met Him on a Sunday? Well, we’re going to meet her today. “Her” is Beverly Lee who’s been with the Shirelles from the very beginning. Beverly and the Shirelles have performed on five continents and appeared before many heads of state and U.S. Presidents, But first up, we tend to think of Dawn Wells in the role of Mary Ann on Gilligan’s Island, although she also appeared in various tv episodes from the early ‘60s like Hawaiian Eye, 77 Sunset Strip, Maverick, and Bonanza. Today, she runs a business called Wishing Wells Collections, making clothing for people with limited mobility, and she’s the founder of the Idaho Film and Television Institute. We talk with both Dawn and Beverly on this week’s show.

Sep 21, 2017

“Crystal Blue Persuasion”, “I Think We’re Alone Now”, “Hanky Panky”, “Crimson and Clover” – 23 gold records and 9 platinum albums for Tommy James and the Shondells. Tommy’s with us on this week’s show talking about his live album recorded at the Bitter End in New York City and his book, Me, the Mob, and the Music which is Tommy’s story of Morris Levy, known as the Godfather of the music business. The book is part rock and roll fairytale, part valentine to a bygone era, and part mob story that reads like a music industry version of Goodfellas.

Sep 14, 2017

If you’ve seen the movie Moonstruck with Cher more than a few times, you’ve heard “It Must Be Him” more than a few times. That was Vikki Carr’s million-selling gold record and she’s our guest this week talking about that and a mile-long list of accomplishments including the Vikki Carr Scholarship Foundation which is based in Texas and offers scholarships to Latino students who want to pursue their dreams of a college education. Do you remember what happened when she guest-hosted The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson in 1973?                   

Sep 7, 2017

Dr. Joel Wallach, pioneer of the health supplement program called Youngevity talks about health issues facing the Baby Boomer generation, ages 50 and up. Doc Wallach dedicates part of his time to lecturing throughout the world on the therapeutic benefits of vitamins and minerals and on advising the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on behalf of the dietary supplement industry. I’m a Type 2 Diabetic, so this whole hour had my full attention.