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Wednesday, December 31, 2014

The Fringe Factory's New Years Eve Freak-Out! 8pm tonite!!

The Fringe Factory Freaks-Out your New Years Eve with our insane selections of 60's garage, modern era groovy groups, psychedelia, freakbeat, frat-rock, r&b - a full hour of mayhem to get you in the party mood! You can find us HERE 8pm each Wednesday - and LISTEN HERE for the New Years show!
Happy New Year from Vikki V, Glynis Ward and Richard Whig!

HAPPY NEW YEAR! From the Girls at Crayons To Perfume! and East LA's Sisters, our Girls of the Week!

The girls at Crayons to Perfume! are singing out the New Year tonight, at 7pm in the Ichiban stream, click HERE each Wednesday at 7pm, and CLICK THIS LINK to listen to the New Years show, now!

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Happy New Year!!

Clyde Beavers - Ain't Gonna Drink No More (2:28)

Friday, December 26, 2014

Scalping Party

1 Johnny Fortune: Soul Surfer
2 Christine Kittrell: Evil-Eyed Woman
3 Diamond Joe: Moanin' And Screamin'
4 The Creel Sisters: Stop The Clock Rock
5 Ronnie Bird: Cheese (Lies)
6 Steve & The Holidays: German Measles
7 The Marcels: Summertime
8 Ray Peterson with Shorty Rogers' Orch.: Fever
9 The Bad Boys: It's More Like Voodoo
10 Ervin ''Big Boy'' Groves: Bucket O Blood
11 Melvin Gayle: Khruschev Twist
12 Connie Francis: Batman
13 Dara Puspita: A Go Go
14 Little Red & The Rocking Hoods: Rock Pebbles Rock
15 Jo Ann Miller: Wham Bam
16 Louis Jordan: Ofay And Oxford Gray
17 Ray Scott: The Prayer
18 Sheila Wilkerson with El Conjunto Azul: Baby Your A Jive Cat
19 Woody & Dave: Sweet Potato
20 Magnificent Monta-Gue: The Breather
21 Maurice Willams & The Zodiacs: College Girl
22 Lyn Tait & The Jets: Something Stupid
23 The Galens: Baby I Do Love You
24 Beverly Ann Gibson: Love's Burning Fire
25 The Tornados: Scalping Party


Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Holiday Honeys on Crayons To Perfume!

there were a few glitches in the broadcast so the archive is a bit short - here's the whole show!! Crayons To Perfume 21, Holiday Honeys

It's A Holiday Happening on the Fringe Factory!

Tonite at 8pm the Fringe Factory has all your Happenin' Holiday Hits and a few curve balls as we shimmy, frug and watusi around the Christmas tree! Just click HERE to listen!

keep listening to Ichiban all evening for more Christmas, and tomorrow tune in for a Christmas-less Christmas - as we play all the rock'n'soul you love, all year around.

Merry Twistmas from ICHIBAN!!!

To celebrate the holiday, here's a few downloads of cheer! ps. all of the images make a CD cover if in need!

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1. Otis Redding: Merry Christmas Baby
2. The Woggles: Back Door Santa
3. Otis & Carla: New Year’s Resolution
4. James Brown: Santa Claus Go Straight To The Ghetto
5. Ike & Tina: Christmas Everyday
6. The Orioles: What Are You Doing New Years
7. Chuck Edwards: Rock ‘n Roll Aulde Lang Syne
8. The Sherwoods: Happy Holiday
9. Bobbie & Boobie: Cool, Cool Christmas
10. Vinnie Monte: Hey, Look at the Winter Snow
11. Diane Renay: Snow Man
12. Connie Francis: I’m Gonna Be Warm This Winter
13. Patty Page: Boogie Woogie Santa Claus
14. Ubangies: Chickens For Christmas
15. Chet Atkins: Jolly Old St. Nicholas
16. Bill Anderson: Po’ Folks Christmas
17. Loretta Lynn: Christmas Without Daddy
18. Irene Treadwell: Dear Santa, Bring Back My Daddy To Me!
19. Buck Owens: All I Want For Christmas Is My Daddy
20. Hank Thompson: Gonna Wrap My Heart In Ribbons
21. Jim Beasy: Christmas
22. Oscar McLollie & His Honey Jumpers: Dig That Crazy Santa Claus
23. The Woggles: Santa’s Comin’ Ho Ho Ho

We've got even more Christmas! Just click here

1. The Rockin’ Stockings: Yulesville
2. The Youngsters: Christmas In Jail
3. Chip Fisher: Snow Job
4. Buck Owens: Christmas Is A Comin’
5. Marlene Paul: I Wanna Spend Christmas With Elvis
6. Elvis Presley: Santa Bring My Baby Back To Me
7. The Husky Team: Santa’s Beard
8. Eartha Kitt: Santa Baby
9. The Barbary Coasters: I’ve Been Naughty
10. The Hepsters: Rock ‘n Roll Santa Claus
11. The Marcels: Merry Twistmas
12. The Ventures: Winter Wonderland
13. The Uniques: Rock’n Rudolph
14. Fats Domino: Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer
15. Jose Gonzales: Pancho Claus
16. Tony Dodell: Cool Yule
17. Baby Gonzales: Be Bob Santa Claus
18. Homer & Jethro: Christmas Ornaments
19. The Bomboras: Little Drummer Boy
20. The Turtles: Santa & The Sidewalk Surfers
21. The Beach Boys: Merry Christmas Baby
22. The Surfari’s: Surfers Christmas List
23. The Crystals: Parade of the Wooden Soldiers
24. Sunny Cole: Santa To The Moon
25. Brenda Lee: Rock’n Around The Christmas Tree
26. Cordell Jackson: Rock’n Roll Christmas
27. The Moonglows: Hey Santa Claus

And here's our last gift for you! Just click here one last time!

1. Booker T. & The MG’s: We Wish You A Merry Christmas
2. Patsy Ray: A Beatnik Wish
3. Edd Byrnes: Yulesville
4. Buck Owens: Jingle Bells
5. Untamed Youth Santa’s Gonna Shut ‘em Down
6. The Ventures: Hark The Herald Angels Sing
7. Bobby Boris Picket: Monster Holiday
8. Annette Funicello: Surfers Holiday
9. Saturday’s Children: Christmas Sounds
10. Paul Revere & The Raiders: Wear A Christmas Smile
11. The Royal Guardsman: It Kinda Looks Like Christmas
12. The Barbary Coasters: Twistin’ Bells
13. Cathy Sharpe: North Pole Rock
14. Barry Richards: Baby Sittin’ Santa
15. Judy Brown: Dear Santa
16. Los Straightjackets: Sleigh Ride
17. The Fleshtones: Canadian Christmas
18. The Swinging’ Neckbreakers: Under The Christmas Tree
19. Bob Seger: Sock It To Me Santa
20. The New Breed: Green Eyed Woman
21. The Jolly Green Giants: Caught You Red Handed
22. The Kingsmen: Jolly Green Giant
23. The Livin’ End: Turkey Stomp
24. The Crossfires: 1 Potato, 2 Potato
25. Dee Dee Sharp: Gravy
26. John Greer: We Wanna See Santa Do The Mambo
27. JB Summers: I Want a Present For Christmas
28. Jackie & The Cedric’s: Santa Claus
29. Shirley Field: We’re Going Skiing
30. Hugo Wintherhall: Christmas Cha Cha Song
31. Supremes: Santa Claus Is Coming To Town

and don't forget! Tonight (and every Wednesday!) it's an All Girl Christmas on Crayons to Perfume at 7pm, and then an all garage and psychedelic Holiday Happening with the Fringe Factory at 8pm live on Ichiban!!! Plus there's plenty more Christmas in the mix today. We'll be Christmas free tomorrow!

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

It's a Marshmallow World on the Fringe Factory Radio Show - 8pm on the Ichiban stream!

Tonight your hosts with the most (well, we've got the most tonight!) give away two Marshmallow Overcoat LP's to US residents listening to the Fringe Factory! We'll announce how you can WIN so turn on, and stay tuned while diggin' our crazy garage, psych, and freakbeat fun! Just hit the links for radio Ichiban or listen in radio to the right of your screen!

Crayons to Perfume goes to the Garage! Our girl of the Week is Denise Kaufman!

Denise Kaufman was the ace front woman for San Francisco 60's rock band, the all-woman Ace of Cups. She also cut a solo 45 backed by Berkley teen garage combo the Answer. Tonight at 7pm on the Iciban stream, take a trip with Crayons to Perfume to the land of groovy all-gal garage bands! We've got all of your faves, and a few who are a little less well known! Just click the listen now or tune in radio links to your right!

Thursday, December 11, 2014

The Fringe Factory celebrates Bad Hair Cuts with the Neumans!

Here at the Fringe Factory we love all the underground 60's sounds from around the world, and on our 8th show for Ichiban, we hear Orange County's Neumans, Germany's Udo Arndt and the Safebreakers, Australia's Mike Furber & The Bowery Boys, the UK's Pretty Things and Les Grys Grys from France. Click here for our archive of the show - you can listen via the pop up player or download the show by using the Mp3-128K link.

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Crayons To Perfume's Girl of the Week is Koko Taylor along with the girls of 60's Rhythm & Blues!

Crayons to Perfume presents the ladies of 60's rhythm & blues with our girl of the week, KoKo Taylor. Koko rose from being a Tennessee share croppers daughter to being Chicago's Queen of the Blues when she met Willie Dixon who helped her get signed to Chess Records in 1962. Koko released many records in her day, but it was the live performances that were her passion. Right up until her death in 2009 she was still touring and doing about 200 dates a year!

We also hear from the great Barbara Lynn, Little Ester, Sinner Strong, Queen Ester, and Mitty Collier, all on our show #19 which you can hear, here. You can stream via the pop up player and download using the mp3-128k link.

Mitty Collier was a frequent guest on the short lived TV show The Beat!!!. Here she is doing I Had A Talk With My Man.

-I'm really excited about our next show - featuring Girls in the Garage! Tune in Wednesday at 7pm!

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Norton Records Holiday Spectacular

Happy 5th anniversary to Kicks Books!!  Swing by Jefferson Market Library tonight for a launch party for their latest and greatest title, I Fought The Law: The Life And Strange Death Of Bobby Fuller by Randy Fuller and Miriam Linna.  DJ party to follow at the Black and White Bar.  Dance all night to the El Paso sound!!  Friday night, the party continues at the Bell House in Brooklyn!!  Don't miss Miriam & Nobody's Babies singing their new hit Some Things Just Stick In Your Mind out now on Norton Records!!

Miriam - Some Things Just Stick In Your Mind (Jagger-Richards)

Tune in to Fool's Paradise with Rex from last weekend to hear more!!!

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Get Down with the Fringe Factory, right after Crayons To Perfume tonite!!

Stay tuned, or tune in to the Fringe Factory with Vikki, Richard and Glynis 'cause we've got a whole lotta shakin' going on at 8pm!

Get Down with the Fringe Factory is archived here!

Crayons to Perfume's Girl of the week is Chris Clark who shows us Opposites Attract!

Chris Clark's story is definitely one of Opposites Attracting! She was one of the few Caucasian singers for Motown - her voice didn't really fit their imprint, but she had the style and the soul, and Berry Gordy believed in her. Chris leads a gaggle of groovy girls who explore all manner of opposites attracting on tonights Crayons To Perfume!

join us online, see our real-time playlist and chat with your host, Glynis Ward at - just scroll down below the first image to find the link!

Show 18 is archived here! the entire show archive is here

Monday, December 1, 2014

The Fringe Factory is on Wednesdays at 8pm, live in your Ichiban Stream!!!

You can catch the Fringe Factory LIVE on the Rock'n'Soul Ichiban stream each Wednesday at 8, right after Crayons to Perfume! If you dig 60's garage, 60's psych, 60's freakbeat, 60's r&b, 60's surf, 60's frat rock then you'll dig all the underground 60's sounds from then until now played on the Fringe Factory!

Our shows are archived weekly - just check out the archive link to the right of your screen, and you can register at and then see a real time playlist or chat with your DJ's by finding the text link 'playlist and comments' below the first image on the

Crayons to Perfume's Girl of the Week wasThe Duchess, and the Ladies Behind the Music...

Last Wednesday, Crayons to Perfume changed our broadcast date, and went LIVE on the WFMUIchiban stream - now Wednesday evenings at 7pm, our show is archived shortly after that - you can find a link to all of our past shows if you look to the right of your screen.

Our show featured ladies who play instruments in groups - of course Bo Diddley's gunslingerettes: The Duchess and the Lady Bo, as well as skin bashers Jan Ashton/Errico and Honeylantree plus a host of other talented gals. It's a very different Crayons to Perfume, and you won't want to miss it!