Saturday, December 27, 2014

True Stories with Johnny Vernazza of the Elvin Bishop Group perform "Fooled Around and Fell in Love"!

Sounds Like San Diego VI was held on July 11 2014 at the Museum of Making Music in Carlsbad, CA - the event included a performance from True Stories with special guest Johnny Vernazza (formerly of the Elvin Bishop Group) - here he performs one of the classics he originally played on, "Fooled Around And Fell In Love" (#4 / 1976), as heard in the film, Guardians of the Galaxy. The band this night featured Bart Mendoza, David Fleminger, Danny Cress, Orrick Smith, Scott Mathiasen and Normandie Wilson. Video by Sherri Allen. Vernazza is now a San Diego resident - In 1973 he recorded part of the Elvin Bishop Group album, Still Smokin', at the San Diego Civic Center.

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

Manual Scan - "Tim Pyles Theme" Video at 91X

Manual Scan recently recorded "Tim Pyles Theme Song" for San Diego radio icon Tim Pyles of legendary radio station 91X - The 26 second jingle can be heard at the beginning of his Loudspeaker program or via this clip:

Sunday, December 21, 2014

New Video for The Shambles - "Warm This Winter"

A new video for the Shambles version of "Warm This Winter" has been posted. The original song was by Connie Francis (1962), this version features Bart Mendoza (all vocals, rhythm guitar), Kevin Ring (lead guitar), Mark Zadarnowski (bass) and Brad Barker (drums). Produced by Mike Kamoo at Earthling Studios in El Cajon, CA.

Saturday, December 13, 2014

Manual Scan / "Millions Like Us" in the San Diego Reader!

The San Diego Reader's "Record-Release Roundup" includes a blurb about Manual Scan's appearance on the Cherry Red box set, Millions Like Us as well as the reunion show on December 18

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Out Now! Millions Like Us book & music box set - with Manual Scan!

Out Now! Millions Like Us - The Story of the Mod Revival, due out December 8. The 4 CD plus book box
set includes Manual Scan and the likes of The Prisoners, Mod Fun, Secret Affair, The Untouchables, Squire, The Jetset, The Purple Hearts, The James Taylor Quartet, Makin Time, The Times, The Onlookers, The Truth, 9 Below Zero and many more! 

Manual Scan on 91X Radio December 14

Manual Scan will be guests on 91X's "Loudspeaker" program this Sunday night - Sometime between 7 p.m. and 10 pm more details tba. Additonal guests on the show will be The Bassics!