95 minutes | Jun 22, 2020

Marc Wasserman (Rude Boy George, Heavensbee, Bigger Thomas)

Episode 56 of the ReadJunk Podcast is with Marc Wasserman of Rude Boy George, Heavensbee, Bigger Thomas and the author of the upcoming book: Ska Boom: An Oral History About the Birth of American Ska & Reggae. I'm joined by co-founder of ReadJunk, Adam Coozer, who also is RBG's merch guy. We talk about pandemic life, Heavensbee's new album, Rude Boy George's new EP, 80s music, picking the songs to record, Morrissey / The Smith discussion, a discussion about Sonseed's "Jesus Is A Friend Of Mine," Marc's awesome sounding upcoming ska oral history book, Scars from Mars and we finish things up talking movies & TV.  The transition track is done by Heavensbee and it's called "Baby Sister" featuring Rob Tierney. You can purchase the new album at their bandcamp here: https://heavensbee.bandcamp.com. Yes, we got permission to use this song. You can also buy Rude Boy George's new EP 'Lies & Alibis' here: https://rudeboygeorge.bandcamp.com Subscribe to the ReadJunk Podcast at Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google, Podbean, Youtube or you can even listen to the episodes on ReadJunk.com!  Follow The Marc's projects here: Ska Boom Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/AmericanSkaOralHistory Marco on the Bass Blog: http://marcoonthebass.blogspot.com/ Rude Boy George Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/RudeBoyGeorgeBand Heavensbee Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/HeavensbeeBand Scars from Mars Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/ScarsFromMars Bigger Thomas Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/BiggerThomasband Site Links: ReadJunk: http://www.readjunk.com ReadJunk on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/readjunk ReadJunk on Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/readjunk Bryan Kremkau Art on Instagram: http://www.instagram.com/bryankremkauart Bryan Kremkau Art on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BryanKremkauArt/ Buy ReadJunk and Pop Culture T-Shirts at my Teepublic page: https://www.teepublic.com/user/bryankremkau
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