The Kinks

The Kinks - Early Life at Home

Channel 149-1

Episode date - October 6, 2017

 In the ‘60s, America never really seemed to get a handle on the Kinks.

Frank Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim

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.

Bob Dylan - Blood on the Tracks

Jewels in the Rough

Late 1975

Episode date - February 4, 2015

Not many people would consider 1975 to be a ‘banner year’ for pop music.

The Grateful Dead - From the Mars Hotel

3 LP's

July 1974

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

 Stevie Wonder – Innervisions

A Mixed Bag of Albums

Summer 1973

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.

Iggy and the Stooges (Raw Power)

So Many Styles

March 1973

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

Grateful Dead - Europe '72

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

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

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

Cole Porter: Rareities

Channel 25=3

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