Category Archives: Franorama 2.0

Franorama 2.0 2/22/24

If you ain’t learnin’, you ain’t livin’. Case in point: I was this week old when I learned that The Osmonds didn’t record the original version of “Yo-Yo” – Billy Joe Royal did.

Franorama 2.0 2/15/24

Mister Mojo Fallen … and off to have to answer to Elvis.

Franorama 2.0 2/8/24

February 9, 1964. And the Western world would never be the same.

Franorama 2.0 2/1/24

You know what The Problem With Kids Today is? It’s that so few of them were born to rock. But this mighty young New Havenish trio does.

Franorama 2.0 1/25/24

In fond memory of Mary Weiss – The Shangri-Las, her 2007 solo album, and in between, some of the people who were influenced by her.

Franorama 2.0 1/11/24

Yeah, I felt kinda punk today, too – enough to play songs from “Is Risen,” the new album by CT hardcore stalwarts The Pist. Also from our little state: new songs from Lys Guillorn & Brian Slattery and The Problem With Kids Today, and obscure ‘mid-70s tunes from a band you’ve never hear of (and I hadn’t either), Johnny Lunchbreak.

Franorama 2.0 1/4/24

I got to break out a lot of new toys that had been piling up over the holidays.

Franorama 2.0 12/21/23

The fourth and final Franorama 2.0 Holiday Extravaganza for this year. Christmas, the Solstice and Festivus – what else could anyone want? Anyway, Franta Claus saved some of the best for last. Merry Whatever You Celebrate.

Franorama 2.0 12/14/23

The third of the four Franorama 2.0 Holiday Extravaganzas. A little lot of something for everyone!

Franorama 2.0 12/7/23

Just wishing you … more fine holiday tunes. Even Hanukkah music for the first night.