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A time traveling journey through rock and roll history with the host of the syndicated radio show, Johnny Maraca’s Rock and Roll Riot.

Trapped in an elevator

McCully & Mariane told my Mom’s “trapped in an elevator” story on 97.7 the Beach this morning. Here’s the audio: By the way, Mom was in the elevator for 45 minutes but the Wasaga Beach firefighters probably got her out … Continue reading

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Johnny Maraca’s farewell on 97.7 radio

A history of the show… Launched in 2008 as the Roots of Rock and Roll on 97.7 the Beach. A 4-hour show. Then 3, then 2…then 2 plus 4 hours on Sunshine 89 in Orillia. Both cancelled in 2011 for … Continue reading

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Podcast episode 9: Wanda Jackson, too sexy for the ’50s

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Podcast Episode 7: Big Mama Thornton and Hound Dog

Before Elvis cut the song, Big Mama Thornton gave us the raunchy rabbits in this one.

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