Paul McCartney - McCartney

Paul McCartney: McCartney

April 1970

Episode date - October 17, 2018

Nothing indicated the end of the Beatles quite as bluntly as the release of this album, and perhaps for that very reason, I hated it. However, that wasn’t the only reason.

Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young - Déjà Vu

Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young: Déjà Vu

Album #90 - January 1970

Episode date - October 10, 2018

The incredible commercial and artistic success of the first Crosby, Stills and Nash album made their follow-up one of the most anticipated albums in years, especially after it was announced that Ne

The Who

The Who: Searching for Style

Channel 150-2

Episode date - October 12, 2018

More than any other band of its time (or perhaps of any time), the Who relied on artistic theory and thematic ideas for inspiration.

The High Numbers aka The Who in 1964

The Who: Youth, and a Search for Identity

Channel 150-1

Episode date - October 6, 2018

The Who are certainly one of the most important bands in the history of rock and roll, but they were never an easy band to understand.

Van Morrison -  Moondance

Van Morrison: Moondance

January 1970 - Album #89

Episode date - October 3, 2018

By 1970, Van Morrison already had a solid reputation as an influential singer/songwriter, but “Moondance” is the album that busted things wide open for him.

Black Sabbath: Black Sabbath

Black Sabbath: Black Sabbath

Album #88 - February 1970

Episode date - September 26, 2018

Before this record was released nobody had any idea who Black Sabbath was, and none of us had ever heard of Ozzy Osbourne.

Dinah Shore

Cole Porter: Some of the Best Songs

Channel 25-10

Episode date - September 28, 2018

This will be our final episode covering some of Cole Porter’s best work.

Frank Sinatra and Bing Crosby

Cole Porter: Interpretations on His Classics

Channel 25-9

Episode date - September 21, 2018

As we approach the end of our series dedicated to the songs of Cole Porter, we hit on a few still classic compositions that warrant attention in a variety of interpretations, along with a few inter

James Taylor: Sweet Baby James

James Taylor: Sweet Baby James

Album # 87 - February 1070

Episode date - September 19, 2018

James Taylor has had a career that impressed me and frustrated me so often that I started to wonder if I even had a valid opinion about the guy.

Simon and Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water

Simon and Garfunkel: Bridge Over Troubled Water

Album #86 - January 1970

Episode date - September 12, 2018

As far as swan songs go, this is certainly one the all-time best.