Paul McCartney: McCartney
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
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: Searching for Style
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 Who: Youth, and a Search for Identity
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
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
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.
Cole Porter: Some of the Best Songs
Episode date - September 28, 2018
This will be our final episode covering some of Cole Porter’s best work.
Cole Porter: Interpretations on His Classics
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
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
Album #86 - January 1970
Episode date - September 12, 2018
As far as swan songs go, this is certainly one the all-time best.