Come To The Sunshine
Andrew Sandoval brings the world into his record room
Come To The Sunshine 119 - Paul Leka
September 11, 2017 05:14 PM PDT
In a show first aired September 11, 2017: DJ Andrew Sandoval celebrates songwriter, producer & arranger, Paul Leka. Surveying his work from 1966-1969, Sandoval spins sides by The Palace Guard, The Black & Blues, Dave Armstrong & The One-Eyed Jacks, Tommy James & The Shondells, Stephen Sargent & The Pride, Gary Lewis & The Playboys, Sixth Day Creation, Lesley Gore, The Carmel, The Lemon Pipers, Sun Dragon, The Grapevine, Charlotte Russe, Anthony & The Imperials, The Peppermint Rainbow, Cyrus Erie, Michael Rabon & The Five Americans, Sajid Kahn, The Spectrum, Donna Marie, The Leaders & The Idle Race.
In the album spotlight, a fantasy mono version of The Left Banke's Too album is presented from the Paul Leka produced single sides. The album was only issued in stereo and the mono singles are exceptionally rare, making this a unique airing of Paul Leka's work with the group. www.cometothesunshine.comCome To The Sunshine 64 - Nirvana
September 05, 2017 11:11 AM PDT
In an episode first aired August 9, 2010: DJ Andrew Sandoval spins selections by Tages, Buffalo Springfield, The Buckinghams, Boyce & Hart, The Grass Roots, Gary Lewis & The Playboys, The Beach Boys, Alan Price, The Monkees, Dusty Springfield, The Ronettes, Nino Tempo & April Stevens, The Walker Brothers, The Searchers & The Mindbenders.
He also profiles the '60s songwriting talents of Alex Spyropoulos & Patrick Campbell-Lyons, who wrote songs covered by Sue & Sunny, Hat & Tie, The Smoke, David Tennyson, The Alan Bown, Herman's Hermits & The Everly Brothers. They also fronted the orchestral pop band, Nirvana, who had a wonderful UK hit and made so many worthwhile records, all of which are explored in this episode.Come To The Sunshine 56 - Rick Nelson
August 28, 2017 02:56 PM PDT
In an episode first aired June 8, 2009: DJ Andrew Sandoval spins singles by: Hial B. King/Special Delivery/The Flying Circus/The Wreck-A-Mended/The Central Nervous System/Emil Richards And The Factory/The Knack/Warner-Porter-Warner/The Kitchen Cinq/Joey Cooper/The Guild Light Gauge/Proctor Amusement Co./Pastoral Symphony/Art Nouveaux/The Footprints/The Now/Rufus Lumley/Carnival Connection/Frank Sinatra, Jr./The Unforscene
In hour two, he turns the Sunshine artist spotlight onto recordings by Rick Nelson from 1966 - 1969 (including selections in MONO from his 1967 LP, Another Side Of Rick). To round things out, you will hear loads of album cuts, a set of Nelson sings Newman (Randy Newman of course), b-sides and other wonderful goodies from this underrated visionary of L.A. rock.Come To The Sunshine 66 - The Action
August 21, 2017 10:59 AM PDT
In an episode first aired on November 8, 2010: DJ Andrew Sandoval spins 45's by Peter Sarstedt, Kippington Lodge, Colours, Charlotte Russe, The Yankee Dollar, Fringe Benefits, Orange Colored Sky, The Giant Sunflower, High Society, Euphoria, The Byrds, The Fantastic Zoo, The Robbs, The Family, A Small World, Eddie Hodges, The Jay Five, The Wreck-A-Mended, The New Establishment and Mark Eric.
In part two, he turns the Sunshine spotlight onto more than an hour of London's The Action. Included in this artist profile are the band's original single mixes which have yet to reappear digitally, along with other rarities!
July 11, 2017 06:54 PM PDT
In an episode first aired on July 10, 2017: episode 118 of DJ Andrew Sandoval's Come To The Sunshine features singles by Gary Knight; Lemon Pipers; The What Four; Barry Gordon; San Francisco Earthquake; The Beaver Patrol; Wishful Thinking; Nobody's Children; Bennie Thomas; The Trophies; M.P.D. Limited; Marty Rhone; Russ Alquist; The Escorts; Lothar And The Hand People; Tony Rivers & The Castaways; Solid Gold Bubble; Bob Morrison; Feather; Tom Northcott.
In part 2, a triple album spotlight on The Hobbits. Featuring selections from their two Decca albums - Down To Middle Earth & Men And Doors - IN MONO! Plus, stereo offerings from The New Hobbits' Back From Middle Earth long player, rare Jimmy Curtiss solo singles as well as a wonderful non-LP side from The Hobbits.Come To The Sunshine 117 - Harold Bronson's My British Invasion
July 03, 2017 04:48 PM PDT
In an episode first aired July 3, 2017: DJ Andrew Sandoval talks with author, Harold Bronson. They discuss his new book - MY BRITISH INVASION, as well as growing up in Los Angeles and a shared fascination with British music.
The show includes selections by: The Roulettes, The Ivy League, The Yardbirds, The Eyes, The Zombies, Peter & Gordon, The Dave Clark Five, The Kinks, The Troggs, The Thoughts, A Wild Uncertainty, Manfred Mann, The Bats, The Smoke, Double Feature, Unit 4+ 2, The Merseys, Spencer Davis Group, Ian Whitcomb, Paul Jones, The Hollies, Herman's Hermits, The Move & Argent.
COME TO THE SUNSHINE can be heard by visiting https://wfmu.org - clicking on LISTEN selecting ROCK 'N' SOUL ICHIBAN, hitting the schedule link, going to the Come To The Sunshine page and selecting the episode. There you will find a chat feature and live playlist! There is also a very easy to use phone app if you are on the go.Come To The Sunshine 116 - Anthony & The Imperials
June 26, 2017 04:59 PM PDT
In an episode first aired on June 26, 2017, DJ Andrew Sandoval presents show #116 of his “Come To The Sunshine” series.
It features 45's from mono vinyl by: Bob Morrison; Mike Rabin & The Demons; The Leaves Of Grass; Tony Rivers and the Castaways; Barry Mann; The Majority; Don Lee Wilson; The Renaissance; Rick Nelson; The Tony Jackson Group; The New Wing Featuring DAVY PETERS & Music by The Sons Of Adam; The Loose Ends; Love Society; One; The Lime; Tom Northcott; Lords Of London; Chris McClure; San Francisco Earthquake; The Collection.
In part two, an artist spotlight on Anthony & The Imperials, sheds light on their post-1966 recordings (when they dropped the "Little" from their moniker and explored straight-up soft pop and even baroque sounds, ala the Left Banke with producer Teddy Randazzo). A fascinating glimpse into yet another 1950's artist making contemporary '60s music.Come To The Sunshine 115 - The Songs Of Mann/Weil
June 12, 2017 03:45 PM PDT
In an episode first aired June 12, 2017: DJ Andrew Sandoval spotlights the songs of Barry Mann & Cynthia Weil, with rare selections by Max Frost & The Troopers; The Stained Glass; Barry Mann; Paul Revere & The Raiders featuring Mark Lindsay; Del Shannon; Keith Allison; Chad & Jeremy; Dave Berry; The Paris Sisters; The Ronettes; Nino Tempo & April Stevens; The Executives; The Lovin’ Spoonful; The Crystals; Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders; The Beach Boys; The Everly Brothers; Twice As Much with Vashti; Harper's Bizarre; Bergen White; Barry Gordon; The Monkees; Dusty Springfield; Neil McArthur; The Animals; The Shadows; Bruce & Terry; The Dave Clark Five; The New Dawn; Mama Cass; Lulu; Herman's Hermits; The Fortunes; Nancy Priddy; The Will-o-beesCome To The Sunshine 114 featuring Billy Fury
June 05, 2017 05:02 PM PDT
In an episode first aired on WFMU's Rock & Soul Ichiban on June 5, 2017J Andrew Sandoval presents Come To The Sunshine spinning twenty 1960's singles direct from mono vinyl by: Click; Hudsen Bay Co.; Hedgehoppers Anonymous; Tony Jackson; Matthew Moore Plus Four; One; Bennie Thomas; The Oxfords; The "D"-Men; Bryllig & The Nymbol Swabes; San Francisco Earthquake; The Moon Rakers; Hank Shifter; The Others; The Trophies; The Loose Ends; The Music Fair; Friday Brown; Noah’s Ark; Forever Children
In part two, Andrew lifts the lid on Billy Fury's incredible archive of late 1960's recordings for EMI. Fury rocks, pops and definitely pop-psych's through a number of under-appreciated and initially unissued sides.Come To The Sunshine 113 The Knickerbockers
May 29, 2017 05:07 PM PDT
In an episode first aired on May 29, 2017: Andrew Sandoval’s “Come To The Sunshine” is a trip to the Grammy-nominated producer’s record room. The producer and compiler of entries in the legendary Nuggets series hand picks vinyl 45’s for your listening pleasure. This week hear rare spins of The Surprise Package; The Tony Jackson Group; The Power Plant; Freddy Cannon; The Avengers; Merrell Fankhauser & Hms Bounty; M.F.Q.; Patrick & Paul; The Bachelors; Kenny Everett; The Oxfords; Robin Kingsley; The Pineapple Heard; The Bluebeards; The Uglys; The Second City Sound; Herbie's People; Billy J. Kramer; The Wheelbarrow; Richard Kim Milford.
In part two, Andrew turns the Sunshine spotlight on to The Knickerbockers for an hour of their fantastic work.
Come To The Sunshine is now heard live, every Monday on WFMU’s Rock & Soul Ichiban at 3pacific/6eastern/11pm GMT. A full playlist of this show is available on www.cometothesunshine.com
Grammy nominated producer/engineer, Andrew Sandoval, brings the world into his magical record room for an array of rarities, hidden gems and mono minutiae. He calls it "Come To The Sunshine," and for the last ten years, thousands of worldwide listeners have.
Born in Santa Monica, California Andrew P. Sandoval is a songwriter, musician, author and Grammy nominated producer and engineer. As a reissue producer, Sandoval has worked on releases by such artists as The Beach Boys, Bee Gees, The Kinks, The Monkees, The Band, Elvis Costello, Big Star, Chris Bell, Jan & Dean, The Cyrkle, Left Banke, Love, Pretty Things, Elton John, The Troggs, Wayne Fontana and The Mindbenders, P.F. Sloan, The Everly Brothers, Manfred Mann, Three Dog Night, The Zombies, Gene Clark, Tom Jones, The Grass Roots, Roger McGuinn, The Hollies, Blues Magoos, The Beau Brummels, The Turtles, Tommy James & The Shondells and The Easybeats.
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