Trick Bag with Neil The Night Howler

Neil Pellegrin spins obscure tracks from the mid-20th century, celebrating some of the most important artists of our time.

Trick Bag with Neil The Night Howler Episodes

Among aficionados of classic R&B, the legendary Drifters vocal group is divided into two factions — the “old Drifters” and…

It’s an all a cappella showcase on this installment of Trick Bag. Vocal groups were a hot commodity in the ’50s…

It’s time for Part 2 in a spotlight on Dan Penn, the great R&B songwriter who wrote hits for Aretha…

An Evening With Dan Penn (Part 1)This episode is Part 1 of a spotlight on one of the all-time great…

In the Can — Unreleased Gems (New Orleans Edition)In this edition of Trick Bag, Neil takes you on a journey…

I’m Gonna Be a Wheel Someday – A Rare Interview with Bobby Mitchell (Part 2) This episode is Part 2 of…

Try Rock and Roll – A Rare Interview with Bobby Mitchell (Part 1) In this episode, Neil the Night Howler shares…

This installment of Trick Bag presents a special showcase of New Orleans soulstress Mary Jane Hooper. After releasing only a handful…

On this episode of Trick Bag, Neil digs into great male-female R&B duos of the ’50s and early ’60s. Some of…

The Genius of Soul Meets The Poet of the Blues: The musical collaborations of Ray Charles and Percy MayfieldMayfield, dubbed…