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20061130

Suzi Quatro presents the rock 'n' roll series celebrating the best American music from the rock 'n' roll era.

She features three songs released on an independent label of the era, playing songs by Eddie Cochran, Julie London and Johnny Burnette, whose records were released on Liberty.

Her Romantic Rendezvous disc is Gee Whiz (Look at His Eyes) by Carla Thomas and the Golden Anniversary disc is You Can't Catch Me by Chuck Berry.

Paula Anka recalls his Rock 'n' Roll Memory associated with In the Still of the Night by the Five Satins.

20061207

Suzi Quatro presents the rock 'n' roll series celebrating the best American music from the rock 'n' roll era.

3/11. Suzi features three songs released on an independent label of the era and plays songs by the Kodoks, Wilbert Harrison and Lee Dorsey, whose records were released on Fury.

Her Romantic Rendezvous disc is Take Good Care of My Baby by Bobby Vee and the Golden Anniversary disc is Flying Saucers Rock 'n' Roll by Billy Riley and His Little Green Men, which was recorded 50 years ago this week.

Plus a listener recalls a Rock 'n' Roll Memory associated with Whole Lotta Shakin' Going On by Jerry Lee Lewis

20061214

Suzi Quatro presents the rock 'n' roll series celebrating the best American music from the rock 'n' roll era.

4/11. Suzi features three songs released on an independent label of the era and plays songs by the Donald Woods and the Vel-Aires, the Six Teens and Richard Berry and the Pharoahs, whose records were released on Flip.

Her Romantic Rendezvous disc is Never Be Anyone Else But You by Ricky Nelson and the Golden Anniversary disc is Blue Monday by Fats Domino, which was released 50 years ago this week.

Plus a listener recalls a Rock 'n' Roll Memory associated with Wear My Ring Around Your Neck by Elvis Presley

20061221

Suzi Quatro presents the rock 'n' roll series celebrating the best American music from the rock 'n' roll era.

5/11. Suzi features three songs released on an independent label of the era and plays discs by Willy and Ruth, Gil Bernal and the Robins issued in the 1950s on Leiber and Stoller's Spark Records.

Her Romantic Rendezvous disc is I'll Be Home for Christmas by Elvis Presley and the Golden Anniversary disc is Party Doll by Buddy Knox, which was released 50 years ago this week.

Plus a listener recalls a Rock 'n' Roll Memory associated with I'm a Nut by Leroy Pullins.

20061228

Suzi Quatro presents a rock 'n' roll series celebrating the best American music from the rock 'n' roll era.

6/11. Suzi features three songs released on an independent label of the era and plays songs by Little Eva, the Cookies and Big Dee Irwin issued on Dimension.

Her Romantic Rendezvous disc is Smoke Gets in Your Eyes by the Platters and the Golden Anniversary disc is A Thousand Miles Away by the Heartbeats, who 50 years ago were on the bill of Alan Freed's Big Beat at the Brooklyn Paramount.

And a listener recalls a Rock 'n' Roll Memory associated with Let's Dance by Chris Montez.

20070104

Suzi Quatro presents the rock 'n' roll series celebrating the best American music from the rock 'n' roll era.

7/11. The show celebrates the anniversary of the birthday of Elvis Presley on 8 January.

Suzi highlights an independent label of the era and plays discs by Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash and Jerry Lee Lewis released on the Sun label, the company that first recorded Elvis. Her Romantic Rendezvous disc is Love Me Tender by Elvis Presley and the Golden Anniversary record is Too Much, which he released 50 years ago on this date.

Suzi talks to Linda Gail Lewis, who recalls the first time she met Elvis - just after she had heard his version of Blue Moon of Kentucky in 1954.

Suzi plays her tribute song to Elvis recorded in 2005 with James Burton and the Jordanaires, which has still not been released.

20070111

Suzi Quatro presents the rock 'n' roll series celebrating the best American music from the rock 'n' roll era.

8/11. Suzi highlights an independent label of the era and plays songs by the Chordettes, Link Wray and the Everly Brothers issued on Cadence.

Her Romantic Rendezvous disc is Only the Lonely by Roy Orbison and the Golden Anniversary record is Come Go with Me by the Dell-Vikings, which was released 50 years ago this week.

And a listener recalls a Rock 'n' Roll Memory associated with Baby It's You by the Shirelles.

20070118

9/11. Suzi Quatro presents the series celebrating the best American music from the rock 'n' roll era.

Featured artists include Bobby Day, Eugene Church and The Fellows and Googie Rene.

The Romantic Rendezvous disc is (Today I Met) The Boy I'm Gonna Marry by Darlene Love and the Golden Anniversary disc is Butterfly by Charlie Gracie, which was released fifty years ago this week.

A listener offers a rock 'n' roll memory of a 1963 British tour by the Everly Brothers.

20070125

Suzi Quatro presents the rock 'n' roll series celebrating the best American music from the rock 'n' roll era.

10/11. She highlights an independent label of the era and plays records by Sammy Turner, Johnny and the Hurricanes and Del Shannon issued on Big Top. Her Romantic Rendezvous disc is Hey Paula by Paul and Paula, and the Golden Anniversary record is Lucky Lips by Ruth Brown, which was released 50 years ago this week. And a listener recalls a Rock 'n' Roll Memory of seeing Eddie Cochran in concert in 1960.

20070201

11/11. Suzi Quatro presents the series celebrating the best American music from the rock 'n' roll era.

She recalls the plane crash that took the lives of Buddy Holly, The Big Bopper and Ritchie Valens on February 3, 1959. Dion was also on the bill of the fateful Winter Dance Party Tour and talks to Suzi about his memories of Buddy.

Tonight's Rock 'n' Roll Memory record is Maybe Baby by the Crickets and an archive interview with the group and Dick Clark is featured.

Suzi also features records by Ritchie Valens, Chan Romero and Johnny Crawford issued on Del-Fi.

The Golden Anniversary disc is Don't Knock The Rock by Bill Haley And His Comets to celebrate their first UK tour fifty years ago this week and the Romantic Rendezvous record is Try Me by the late James Brown.

20070607

Suzi Quatro presents a new series of the rock 'n' roll series celebrating the best American music from the rock 'n' roll era.

1/10. She highlights an independent label of the era and plays records by Huey 'Piano' Smith and The Clowns, Jimmy Clanton and His Rockets and Frankie Ford, all of which were released on Ace. Her Romantic Rendezvous disc is For Your Love by Ed Townsend and the Golden Anniversary song is Happy Happy Birthday by the Tune Weavers. Plus a listener from Bolton recalls a Rock 'n' Roll Memory of listening to the American Forces Network and has requested Angel Baby by Rosie and The Originals.

20070614

Suzi Quatro presents the series celebrating the best American music from the rock 'n' roll era.

2/10. She features three songs released on an independent label of the era, playing records by Wynonie Harris, Hank Ballard and the Midnighters and James Brown. Her Romantic Rendezvous song is More Than I Can Say by the Crickets and the Golden Anniversary record is So Rare by Tommy Dorsey, marking the fiftieth anniversary of his death. And a listener recalls a Rock 'n' Roll Memory associated with 16 Candles by the Crests.

20070621

Suzi Quatro presents the series celebrating the best American music from the rock 'n' roll era.

She plays records by Dicky Doo & The Don'ts, Billy & Lillie and Freddy Cannon, which were released on Swan. Her Romantic Rendezvous song is A Thousand Stars, by Kathy Young & The Innocents; and the Golden Anniversary record is Words of Love, by Buddy Holly - released 50 years ago this week.

Plus a listener recalls a Rock 'n' Roll Memory associated with The Worrying Kind, by Tommy Sands.

20070628

Suzi Quatro presents the series celebrating the best American music from the rock 'n' roll era.

4/10. She plays records by BB King, the Jacks and the Teen Queens, which were released on RPM. Her Romantic Rendezvous song is Since I Fell For You, by Lenny Welch; and the Golden Anniversary record is Bye Bye Love, by the Everly Brothers, which they sang on their first appearance on the Ed Sullivan Show 50 years ago this week.

Plus a listener recalls a Rock 'n' Roll Memory associated with Cerveza, by Boots Brown & His Blockbusters.

20070705

Suzi Quatro presents the series celebrating the best American music from the rock 'n' roll era.

5/10. Suzi plays records by Jerry Keller, Ruby & The Romantics and Johnny Cymbal, which were released on Kapp.

Her Romantic Rendezvous song is Nothing Takes the Place of You by Toussaint McCall, and the Golden Anniversary record is Twenty Flight Rock, by Eddie Cochran - to celebrate the day, 50 years ago on Friday, when Paul McCartney and John Lennon met for the first time. Paul impressed John when he sang the song word-perfect!

Plus a listener recalls a Rock 'n' Roll Memory associated with Jerry Lee Lewis.

20070712

Suzi Quatro presents the series celebrating the best American music from the rock 'n' roll era.

6/10. She features records by The Chantels, Little Anthony and the Imperials, and The Flamingos, all released on the independent record label End.

Suzi's Romantic Rendezvous song is Love Hurts, by the Everly Brothers; and the Golden Anniversary record is Teddy Bear, by Elvis, featured in the movie Loving You which premiered 50 years ago this week.

A listener also recalls a Rock 'n' Roll Memory associated with Red Sails in the Sunset, by Fats Domino.

20070719

Suzi Quatro presents the series celebrating the best American music from the rock 'n' roll era.

7/10. She features records by Chubby Checker, the Dovells and Dee Dee Sharp, which were released on the independent record label Cameo-Parkway.

The Romantic Rendezvous song is That's How Heartaches Are Made by Baby Washington, and the Golden Anniversary disc is Black Slacks by Joe Bennett and the Sparkletones, which was released 50 years ago this week.

Plus a listener's Rock 'n' Roll Memory associated with Lonely Boy by Paul Anka.

20070726

Suzi Quatro presents the series celebrating the best American music from the rock 'n' roll era.

8/10. The three songs released on an independent label of the era are records by the Dixie Cups, the Butterflys and the Shangri-Las, which were released on Red Bird.

Suzi's Romantic Rendezvous song is Venus in Blue Jeans, by Jimmy Clanton; and the Golden Anniversary record is Whole Lotta Shakin Going On, by Jerry Lee Lewis, which he sang 50 years ago this week on his national TV debut on The Steve Allen Show.

Plus a listener recalls a Rock 'n' Roll Memory associated with jukeboxes.

20070802

Suzi Quatro presents the series celebrating the best American music from the rock 'n' roll era.

9/10. The three songs released on an independent label of the era are by Ruth Brown, Ray Charles and LaVern Baker, which were released on Atlantic. Her Romantic Rendezvous song is It's Over, by Roy Orbison, and the Golden Anniversary record is Honeycomb, by Jimmie Rodgers, which was released 50 years ago this week.

Plus a listener recalls a Rock 'n' Roll Memory associated with Move It!, by Cliff Richard.

20070809

Suzi Quatro presents the series celebrating the best American music from the rock 'n' roll era.

10/10. The three songs released on an independent label of the era are by Joe Liggins & The Honeydrippers, Little Richard and Sam Cooke, which were released on Specialty.

Suzi's Romantic Rendezvous song is Soldier Boy by the Shirelles, and the Golden Anniversary record is Wanderin' Eyes by Charlie Gracie, who topped the bill at the London Hippodrome 50 years ago this week. Plus a listener recalls a Rock 'n' Roll Memory associated with Loving You, by Elvis Presley

20080103

1/10. Suzi Quatro presents the first in a new rock 'n' roll series.

20080117

3/10. Suzi Quatro presents another rock 'n' roll series, celebrating the best American music from the rock 'n' roll era.

20080131

Suzi Quatro marks the anniversary of the plane crash that took the lives of Buddy Holly, The Big Bopper and Ritchie Valens in 1959, and features a Buddy interview recorded with Pat Barton 50 years ago in Australia.

Each week, Suzi features three songs released on an independent label of the era. Here, she plays records by Eddie Cochran, Boogaloo & The Gallant Crew and Tommy Dee, which were released on Crest. A listener also recalls a Rock 'n' Roll Memory associated with Rocking Goose, by Johnny & The Hurricanes.

20080221

7/10. Suzi Quatro celebrates the best American music from the rock 'n' roll era.

20080306

Suzi Quatro presents another rock 'n' roll series, celebrating the best American music from the rock 'n' roll era.

9/10. Suzi's choice of three independent records from the rock 'n' roll era come from Randy and the Rainbows, Dean & Jean and The Four Pennies, which were released on Rust.

Her Romantic Rendezvous song is Dream Lover, by Bobby Darin, and the Golden Anniversary disc is Maybe Baby by The Crickets, recorded 50 years ago this week.

20080313

Suzi Quatro presents another rock 'n' roll series, celebrating the best American music from the rock 'n' roll era.

10/10. American hitmaker Paul Evans recalls his Rock 'n' Roll Memory of Earth Angel, by the Penguins, and tells Suzi the story behind the Kalin Twins recording his song When.

The featured independent label of the era is Laurie, and Suzi plays three of the company's hits by Dion & The Belmonts, the Jarmels and the Chiffons.

Her Romantic Rendezvous song is You Belong to Me, by the Duprees, and the Golden Anniversary disc is All I Have to do is Dream, by the Everly Brothers, recorded 50 years ago this week.

20100401

Hollywood star and Rock'N'Roll performer extraordinaire Suzi Quatro plays the music she heard in her formative years, from doo-wop to Motown and rock 'n' roll, taking us through the fifties and sixties right up to the present day.

Suzi often features American classics that never made the wireless over here and loves telling anecdotes about her American Heroes.

Every week Suzi focuses on a particular year in American chart history and once a month Suzi talks, in depth, to a special guest about their American influences.

Tonight Suzi breaks with tradition and remembers the cream of male singing stars of the 1970s including music from Marvin Gaye, Jim Croce, Andy Kim, Kansas, Billy Paul and Michael Jackson.

Here come the boys with music from Marvin Gaye, Jim Croce and Andy Kim.