Howling little tune from 1966: “Li’l Red Riding Hood.” I used to wait by the radio for this one.
It’s Johnny Rivers on Hullabaloo! My dad and I used to watch Hullabaloo, which ran on NBC from January 1965 through April 1966. Repeat episodes aired in summer 1966.
Here’s John Lennon singing in the rain in St. Louis, Missouri. This was the show that convinced Paul McCartney that The Beatles should stop touring.
My wife and I attended an intimate performance and interview with Karl Green of Herman’s Hermits on WZRD Chicago 88.3 FM last night. We were rewarded for our early arrival with a great sound check performance that included snippets of such songs as the Beatles’ “Mother Nature’s Son.”
The live-air interview was conducted in front of a small studio audience who got to hear Karl and Mike Bruccoleri play eight Herman’s Hermits’ hits:
Not only was it a treat to meet someone who has entertained and influenced me from an early age, but Karl made the evening a memorable one for everyone with his humor and great stories on and off the air.