K-15 Audio Loop And
Promos From Back In the Day…

K-15 Promo by AZMusicDude I don’t know what I was thinking…listening back now, 37 years ago…to this hour loop of K-15 audio and promos. Why did I start it with Tom Petty???!!! Jesus, what was I thinking? I was in a hurry, just splicing tape clips together in no particular order. OK…there were a few clunkers here but what a great memory maker…the energy!! Thank you Tommy Vascocu….just playing now: The Brainz, “Money Changes Everything,”…into “Roxanne” (before it was a mega hit here)….into Kate Bush….be still my heart! […]

K-15 Audio Loop And
Promos From Back In the Day…

Before the Tubes, You Could… Spill The Beans

This is the Beans record that was never released. Three vintage songs pressed onto delicious clear 10” vinyl and housed in a gorgeous die cut jacket, with multi-color insert describing the story of The Beans from start to finish written by Arizona music historian John P. Dixon (Johnny D). Prior to morphing into The Tubes in 1972, The Beans recorded these three songs in Phoenix and San Francisco. Formed by Bill Spooner in late 1969, The Beans at various times also featured future Tubes members Vince Welnick, Rick Anderson, Roger Steen, Prarie Prince, Bob McIntosh  & Fee Waybill. Released in a lavishly-designed package in a limited edition of 500 numbered copies, [...]

Before the Tubes, You Could… Spill The Beans2020-06-23T20:35:37+00:00

Remembering Jack Miller

Jack Miller was born on Christmas Eve, 1932 into a musical family. His father Bernard played banjo, his mother Dorothy sang; music was part of the Miller family's everyday life in Chicago. Like his parents, Jack loved music, playing the coronet and piano. But performing was not the relationship Jack would develop with music; recording it became the passion of his life. His father recognized Jack's interest when he was very young and purchased a disc recorder for him. At the age of eight, Jack began recording everything around him on acetate discs. When Jack was 10, his brother Bill was born; two years later his [...]

Remembering Jack Miller2020-01-15T20:46:43+00:00

Johnny’s Birthday Bash

On May 12th, 2016 there was a big Dance and Show at the Crescent Ballroom in Phoenix for my 70th Birthday.   The party included entertainment by Nooney Rickett and The All-Star Band, The Sugar Thieves, The Suicide Kings with Jon Rauhouse, DJenitrification, DJ Smite, Ron Harkins and the Puppet Theater.  A good time was had by all as you can see in these pictures of the evening.  How the time flies when you’re having fun.” […]

Johnny’s Birthday Bash2023-10-16T19:27:26+00:00

Arizona Music 586 for 02-03-16, the guest is Johnny D.

Arizona Music 586 for 02-03-16, guest is Johnny D, Arizona music archivist and historian, with recorded examples of the 1950s and ’60s “Phoenix sound:” Al Casey-Ramrod, Caravan, Sanford Clark-The Fool Duane Eddy-Rebel Rouser Denny Reed-A Teenager Feels it Too Waylon Jennings-My World […]

Arizona Music 586 for 02-03-16, the guest is Johnny D.2020-06-23T20:31:51+00:00

Breaking News…

Breaking News..."hAPpY jUsT tO bE aLiVe" by CHRISTOPHER BLUE is featured in the new "Vacation" movie (now in theaters) AND Soundtrack!!      

Breaking News…2024-07-18T21:39:42+00:00


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