Tag Archives: Jalen Ngonda

Franorama 2.0 6/20/24

First it was Mojo Nixon. Now it’s Jeremy Tepper. A huge chunk taken out of the heart of outlaw country this year.

Franorama 2.0 5-23-24

Randy wasn’t just the bass player in The Bobby Fuller Four; he was Bobby’s kid brother. And he kept the torch lit for their legacy until his death last week.

Franorama 2.0 5/16/24

For Cadavers, they looked and sounded pretty alive – both on their new EP, “Ruthless, Toothless + Rocking,” and Saturday the 11th at Best Video in Hamden. (Pic stolen from Tom Hearn)

Franorama 2.0 5/9/24

Since I usually start the show with “Living Legends,” why not devote the first part of the show to two legends in their 90s who’ve had birthdays in the past week – Willie Mays and Frankie Valli?

Franorama 2.0 5/2/24

Brian Ember says “Thank You,” as in the name of his new EP. And I thank Brian for a fun interview.

Franorama 2.0 11/9/23

Can’t believe this young man turned 70 on Veterans Day. Celebrating the ever-youthful Marshall Crenshaw’s seven decades on earth and four decades of recording. Also, a quarter-century of tunes by Hamden’s Anne Marie Menta.

Franorama 2.0 11/2/23

Warren Zevon during his farewell appearance with David Letterman, 10/30/02, 10 months before he got to sleep. Franorama 2.0 does a tribute ahead of the tribute show Sunday 11/5 at Cafe Nine.