Episode #79: Stinker Lets Loose! with Mark Rozzo

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Okay, so this episode is a little complicated. A couple months back, I spoke with Mark Rozzo, a Brooklyn musician, about Burger Records' reissue of the soundtrack to the 1977 trucker movie, Stinker Lets Loose!. Rozzo's uncle, C.J. McKnight, had evidently written and performed the music, and and Rozzo had happened to find all of his uncle's old stuff right around the time he met comedian Mike Sacks, who was in the process of re-releasing a 40th anniversary paperback edition of the movie novelization by James Taylor Johnston.

We connected, and we had this great interview, and then I received some information, and, well — I'll just let you listen to all of this, and then I'll explain after.

Tracklist (all cuts from Stinker Lets Loose!):

C.J. McKnight, "Stinker Lets Loose!"

C.J. McKnight, "Legend of Stinker"

C.J. McKnight, "Ears On"

C.J. McKnight, "Ears On, Part Two"

C.J. McKnight, "Stinker Lets Loose! (End Credits)"

Podcast #21, Tom McLoughlin

On this episode, we speak with Tom McLoughlin, director of Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives, about the return of his band the Sloths, after a 50 year hiatus. Their album, Back from the Grave! is out now via Burger Records.

In addition to talking about the Sloths, we touch on Alice Cooper's iconic song for Jason Lives, "He Back (The Man Behind the Mask)," as well as McLoughlin's involvement with the forthcoming Friday the 13th: The Game.


The Sloths, "Makin' Love" (original single)
The Sloths, "End of My Rope" (Back from the Grave!)
Alice Cooper, "He's Back (The Man Behind the Mask)" (Constrictor)
Harry Manfredini, "Friday the 13th Game Music Track 02" (The Music of Friday the 13th: The Game) buy it
Harry Manfredini, "Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives Main Theme" (Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives)