The Kinks - Early Life at Home
Episode date - October 6, 2017
In the ‘60s, America never really seemed to get a handle on the Kinks.
Frank Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim
Album #40: March 1967
Episode date - September 21, 2016
Whenever music people talk about the year 1967, the conversation almost always focuses on Psychedelia and the Summer of Love.
Jewels in the Rough
Episode date - February 4, 2015
Not many people would consider 1975 to be a ‘banner year’ for pop music.
Episode date - July 16, 2014
I can’t think of any common ground between these three albums other than their release date, and perhaps the significant fact that all three still sound good today, and are considered among e
A Mixed Bag of Albums
Episode date - September 4, 2013
As much as I tend to rave about the state of pop music in 1973, as the year wore on a dismaying trend was becoming apparent.
So Many Styles
Episode date - March 6, 2013
By now, you don’t need to hear me rave about the wealth of strong material that was released in the early seventies – it was as if rock and roll had matured to an age that found it at f
The Time Was
New Years 1973
Episode date - January 2, 2013
You sure didn’t need to wait long to sense that change was in the air. Rock and roll music continued to roll on, but new twists were being layered on from all quarters.
David Bowie: Space Oddity
Album #77 - November 1969
Episode date - August 15, 2018
Looking back, it’s incredible to see how long it took America to appreciate David Bowie.
Scott Walker: Scott 4
Album #76 - November 1969
Episode date - August 8, 2018
It is so strange that Scott Walker’s best album is the same album that almost killed his career. Then again, just about everything about Scott Walker’s career is strange.
Cole Porter: Rareities
Episode date - August 10, 2018
As we continue our alphabetical coverage of a few high points from the illustrious career of Cole Porter, e find ourselves (coincidentally) starting this program with a song from his early days, an