Drift Away / Dr. Dave

Drift Away / Dr. Dave

Dr. Dave graces the KPTZ airwaves Drift Away, airing Mondays from 3-5 pm. In lieu of a proper biography here’s some rock’n’roll trivia courtesy of the Doctor himself:

Q: What major record company turned down the Beatles saying three guitars and a drum groups were going out?
A: Decca.

Q: What was the name and what was the song that Simon and Garfunkel recorded before they were famous?
A: They were known as Tom and Jerry and recorded a song called “Hay School Girl” in their teen years.

Q: In order to get the Jefferson Airplane to play at Woodstock, what unknown band did their manager, Bill Graham, insist play also?
A: Santana

Q: Before Roger Mcguinn,founder of the Byrds, founded the Byrds, who did he back up?
A: Bobby Darin and the Limeliters

Q: The Kingston Trio’s most famous song, “Scotch and Soda,” was written by who?
A: No one knows, as the song was given to them by the parents of a girl one of them was dating. The parents had heard it on their honeymoon and although they had the sheet music, it lacked a name.

You can contact Dr. Dave at conctactus@kptz.org.

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