Rockin' Rochester: 2000's













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Rockin' Rochester: 2000-2009:

This list is not meant to be comprehensive by any stretch of the imagination. It's mainly a discography of artists that I played on the show at this time, and that fit the shows format for the most part.

2000

"Rockinrollica" Thunder Gods-Garage-Pop CD (Feb. 2000; highest position #4 on 'Whole Lotta Shakin', 4 months on the charts)

"On The Beach Tonight" It's My Party-from various artists "International Pop Overthrow Vol. II-Del-Fi CD (Apr. 2000; highest position #16 on 'Whole Lotta Shakin', 1 month on the charts)

"She Don't Got The Right" Riviera Playboys-Jargon promo (May 2000; highest position #12 on 'Whole Lotta Shakin', 2 months on the charts)

May 2000: Shooting begins in Rochester for "After Image", a low-budget psychological thriller Starring John "Cougar" Mellencamp and actress Terrylene. The film is written and directed by Bob Manganelli, a 1983 graduate of the Rochester Institute of Technology.

"The Preists" The Preists-Garage-Pop CD (June 2000; highest position #7 on 'Whole Lotta Shakin', 4 months on the charts)

"It Came From The Basement" Krypton 88-RCVS CD (July 2000; highest position #12 on 'Whole Lotta Shakin', 3 months on the charts)

"Garage-Pop Rock 'n' Roll Compilation"-Garage-Pop CD (August 2000; highest position #1 on 'Whole Lotta Shakin', 5 months on the charts)

"Allison Crowe Is Dying" McFadden's Parachute-Garage-Pop CD (August 2000; highest position #13 on 'Whole Lotta Shakin', 3 months on the charts)

"Can I Get To Know You Better" It's My Party-Mr. Cat CD (Sept. 2000; highest position #3 on 'Whole Lotta Shakin', 4 months on the charts)

"Panic" Hi-Risers-2-Bit CD (Oct. 2000; highest position #1 on 'Whole Lotta Shakin', 6 months on the charts)

"Yes I Understand" b/w "Some Time At Night"(w/Sal Valentino) Chesterfield Kings-Sundazed/Living Eye 45 (Oct. 2000; highest position #1 on 'Whole Lotta Shakin', 4 months on the charts)

"The Quitters 2nd Album" Quitters-Garage-Pop CD (Nov. 2000; highest position #4 on 'Whole Lotta Shakin', 4 months on the charts)

"Become One Of Them" The Moviees-Sundazed/Living Eye CD (Dec. 2000; highest position #1 on 'Whole Lotta Shakin', 5 months on the charts)

2001

"That Boy Belongs To Yesterday" It's My Party-Mr. Cat promo single (March 2001; highest position #10 on 'Whole Lotta Shakin', 3 months on the charts)

"McFadden's Parachute" McFadden's Parachute-Garage-Pop CD (July 2001; highest position #4 on 'Whole Lotta Shakin', 5 months on the charts)

"Anthology:1998-2000" Vertigo-Go's-Garage-Pop CD (July 2001; highest position #6 on 'Whole Lotta Shakin', 4 months on the charts)

"Backstreet Racin'/Hot Rod Baby" Krypton 88-RCVS 3" CD single (Aug. 2001; highest position #10 on 'Whole Lotta Shakin', 4 months on the charts)

"Wave Wolf" Cousin Al & the New Generation-Garage-Pop CD (Sept. 2001; highest position #7 on 'Whole Lotta Shakin', 4 months on the charts)

"The Isotopes" The Isotopes-no label CD (Oct. 2001; highest position #3 on 'Whole Lotta Shakin', 5 months on the charts)

"In The Spotlight" Hi-Risers-Spinout CD (Nov. 2001; highest position #1 on 'Whole Lotta Shakin', 5 months on the charts)

2002

"Paisley Orange Triangle" McFadden's Parachute-Spunk CD (March 2002; highest position #17 on 'Whole Lotta Shakin', 3 months on the charts)

"Streetwalker" The Preists-Garage-Pop CD (March 2002; highest position #8 on 'Whole Lotta Shakin', 4 months on the charts)

"Black Dog" b/w "I Wear Black For Mr. Cash" Syd The Kyd-Jargon (April 2002; highest position #4 on 'Whole Lotta Shakin', 3 months on the charts)

"The Wild Untamed Sounds Of ....." The Riviera Playboys-Jargon CD (June 2002; highest position #1 on 'Whole Lotta Shakin', 5 months on the charts)

"Krypton 88" Krypton 88-RCVS CD (July 2002; highest position #1 on 'Whole Lotta Shakin', 5 months on the charts)

"8 Lives & Countin' " Frat House Cats-Jargon CD (July 2002; highest position #7 on 'Whole Lotta Shakin', 4 months on the charts)

"Barbara Ann" b/w "Girl Don't Tell Me" Chesterfield Kings-Sundazed/Living Eye single (July 2002; highest position #12 on 'Whole Lotta Shakin', 3 months on the charts)

"Step On It, Big Boy" The Badenovs-Jargon CD (July 2002; highest position #10 on 'Whole Lotta Shakin', 4 months on the charts)

"Big Boy Pete Treats" Squires Of The Subterrain-Rocket Racket CD (Oct. 2002; highest position #1 on 'Whole Lotta Shakin', 4 months on the charts)

"The Purrs" The Purrs-Garage-Pop CD GP-18

2003

"Go Primal!!!" The Riviera Playboys-Jargon promo CD (March 2003; highest position #1 on 'Whole Lotta Shakin)

"Black Fuzz" McFadden's Parachute-Spunk CD (March 2003; highest position #6 on 'Whole Lotta Shakin', 4 months on the charts)

"In The Sunlight" Squires Of The Subterrain-Rocket Racket 3-song CD (May 2003)

"Kitty Kat Klub" b/w "Body Dead" Sunnyside-Ups-Rocket Racket CD single (May 2003; highest position #17 on 'Whole Lotta Shakin', 1 month on the chart)

"The Franks" The Franks-no label CD (June 2003)

"I Can't Understand" b/w "Love Man" & "Warning" Riviera Playboys -Northern Alliance single (July 2003)

"Supernova" (re-issue) McFadden's Parachute -Jargon CD (July 2003)

"The Mindbending Sounds of the Chesterfield Kings" Chesterfield Kings -Sundazed/Living Eye CD (September 2003)

"Strawberries on Sunday" Squires of the Subterrain -Rocket Racket CD (September 2003)

"Hi-Fi Honey Revisited" Frantic Flattops -Get Hip CD (September 2003)

"Partial Genius" Diesel Daddy -no label CD (October 2003)

"Can't Seem to Make You Mine" The Priests -Garage-Pop promo (October 2003)

"Far-Out-Fisa" McFadden's Parachute -Jargon CD (November 2003)

"Lost Weekend" Hi-Risers -Spinout CD (December 2003)

2004

"St. Phillip's Escalator" St. Phillip's Escalator -no label domo CD (January 2004)

"The Whole Lotta Shakin' Com-Pile-Ation" -Various Artists -Garage-Pop (February 2004)

"The New York Vaults" -New York Vaults -Ocwah CD (April 2004)

"Sugar Kick" Squires of the Subterrain -Rocket Racket CD (June 2004)

"Sweep Out The Brainfog" McFadden's Parachute -Jargon CD (June 2004)

"Ambassadors of Rock 'n' Roll" Riviera Playboys -Jargon CD (June 2004)

"Hanging Out" -Projectiles -Screaming Apple CD (rec. in 1989) (November 2004)

"Tall Tales" The Priests -Get Hip CD (November 2004)

"Where the Wild Things Are" Grinders -Garage-Pop CD (November 2004)

"That Rock 'n' Roll Beat" Hi-Risers -Spinout CD (December 2004)

"Wreck Your Party" Thundergods -Garage-Pop CD (Debuted on Boss 20 in January 2005)

2005

"The Lost Marbles" The Lost Marbles -Jargon demo EP CD (February 2005)

"Whole Lotta Years, Whole Lotta Music" Jerry Engler -no label, 2  CD's (June 2005)

"Rockin' Spree" Hi-Risers -2-Bit CD (June 2005) (this version of 'Rockin' Spree' only sold at European gigs)

"Choose Your Own Adventure" Isotopes -Gargage-Pop CD (July 2005)

"Americana Beer" Los Fadeaways -no label CD (July 2005)

"Gimme One Reason" The Lost Marbles" live cut from WITR's "Rochester Sessions" (July 2005)

"The Fugitives Demo" Fugitives -no label CD cut in 1989 (August 2005)

"Lemon Malarkey" Squires of the Subterrain -Rocket Racket CD (October 2005)

"McFadden's Parachute" McFadden's Parachute -no label, 3 CD resptrospective (Debuted on Boss 20 in January 2006)

2006

"The Fine Art of Making Mistakes" Hi-Risers -2-Bit CD (March 2006)

"Hammerdown" McFadden's Parachute no label CD (March 2006)

"Fuel Your Fascination" New York Vaults -no label CD (May 2006)

"Banned in Boston" Invictas -Forevermore CD (June 2006)

"Brokedown" Brokedown -no label demo CD (June 2006)

"Joe Hendrick & the Mudflaps" Joe Hendrick & the Mudflaps -no label CD (July 2006)

"Big Caddy Hearse" Invictas -Forevermore CD single (August 2006)

"Skip & Go Naked Tour" Invictas -Forvermore live CD (October 2006)

"Rockin' Spree" Hi-Risers -Munster CD (November 2006)

"Endless Trip" St. Phillip's Escalator -Living Eye CD (December 2006)

"1982" The Quitters -Garage-Pop CD (December 2006)

"My Poor Dog"/"Sister Golden Hair" The Grinders Garage-Pop CD single (December 2006)

"Gone Guitar -Bobby Henrie & the Goners -Jargon CD re-issue of 1997 cassette (December 2006)

2007

"Rock-It Racket" Squires of the Subterrain/Big Boy Pete Rocket-Racket CD (March 2007)

"A Little Taste of..." Sweet Action -Jargon CD (March 2007)

"Dan Frank & the True Believers" Dan Frank & the True Believers -no label demo EP (June 2007)

"Riviera Playboys" Riviera Playboys -Jargon CD EP (June 2007)

"Laughing Sparrow Died" McFadden's Parachute -Parachute CD (June 2007)

"Mental Picture" Brokedown -Chainsaw CD (August 2007)

"Psychedelic Sunrise" Chesterfiled Kings -Wicked Cool CD (September 2007)

"Dan Frank & the True Believers II" Dan Frank & the True Believers no label demo EP (September 2007)

"R.S.V.P." It's My Party -Mr. Cat CD (October 2007)

"Dan Frank & the True Believers" Dan Frank & the True Believers no label CD (November 2007)

2008

"Once We Get Started" Hi-Risers -Spinout CD (January 2008)

"Fearless Lieder" Badenovs -Jargon CD (February 2008)

"Feel The Sun" Squires of the Subterrain -Rocket Racket CD (February 2008)

"Hang Up" b/w "Ghost Lips" Ghostharm -Hot Trash 45 single (February 2008)

"We're All On That Train" Hi-Risers -Spinout LP track only (May 2008)

"Woah Woah Yeah Yeah" Squires of the Subterrain -Rocket Racket CD single (June 2008)

"Erase" b/w "Crawl" Brokedown -Chainsaw CD single (August 2008)

"Not Any Older" Presstones -Jargon CD (December 2008)

"A Collection" Personal Effects -Earring (December 2008)

2009

"The Hunger" SLT -Jargon CD (February 2009)

"Adventures in Radio Land, TV Land, and the Blg-O-Sphere" Squires of the Subterrain -Rocket Racket CD (February 2009)

"Rockabilly Wild" Go-Cats -no label CD (April 2009)

"My Beatle Boots Are Pointier Than Yours" Enablers -no label demo (June 2009)

"Up & Down" Chesterfield Kings -Wicked Cool vinyl EP (July 2009)

"Wacky Doodle" Chinchillas -Jargon CD (July 2009)

"Monkey Twist" b/w "Someone New" Dark Charly & the Tombstones -Jargon CD single (August 2009) 

"Live OnStage...If You Want It" Chesterfield Kings -Wicked Cool CD (December 2009)

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  • Badenovs ("Bonzo Rock" for the new millenium)

  • Chesterfield Kings (Garage Rock 'n' Roll returns!)

  • Cousin Al & the New Generation (Surf's up again for Al & his latest group of Ho-Dads!)

  • Frat House Cats (Danceable, Power Pop inspired R&R)

  • The Grinders (Loud, trashy, snotty punk rock)

  • The Hi-Risers (Rockabilly and Rock 'n' Roll)

  • Inside-Out (1960's & 70's hits)(Walter, Tom & the Boys crank out the oldies)

  • The Irthlings (Rock 'n' Roll!)

  • The Isotopes (Surf & Instro)

  • It's My Party (1960's Girl Group Souns for the new Millenium-fun!)

  • Krypton 88  (Rock-A-Billy)

  • Lonesome Pat (Rochester's certified authentic cow-punk)

  • McFadden's Parcahute (Garage & Psychedelia)

  • Billy North (Power Pop)

  • The Quitters (Self proclaimed "Greatest Band In The World"-after all, they did invent Rock 'n' Roll!)

  • The Priests (Garage-Pop Records Kings of Trash)

  • Ratkings  (G(Rock 'n' Roll Bowery-style) ood R&R while it lasted; check them out on the "Whole Lotta Shakin" comp.)

  • Squires Of The Subterrain (The Squire is at the top of his game and creative as ever!)

  • Thunder Gods (OK, ...Rochester's other kings of trash)

  • The Veins(Solid, 21st Century ROCK'N'ROLL)

  • The Verti-Go Go's (Surf Rock: disbanded in 2000)

  • The Villains (Rock-A-Billy influenced original stuff)








































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