The Flying Burrito Bros. - The Gilded Palace of Sin
Album #60 - February 1969
Episode date - October 18, 2017
Looking back, it’s hard to believe there was ever a time when country music was not an integral part of rock and roll music, but in 1969, the two styles of music represented ideologies that w
MC5 - Kick Out the Jams
Album #67 - February 1969
Episode date - October 11, 2017
Considering just how ‘rough and ready’ this album is, I am surprised to see that it did well enough commercially to reach Billboard’s Top 40 list.
Led Zeppelin: Led Zeppelin (1)
Album #66 - January 1969
Episode date - September 27, 2017
In January 1969, Led Zeppelin raised the ante on what the Doors had done eighteen months earlier in America.
The Gershwins: A Sudden End
Episode date - September 29, 2017
Our series dedicated to the music of George and Ira Gershwin comes to a startling end with the premature and sudden death of George.
The Gershwins: Porgy and Bess and Beyond
Episode date - September 22, 2017
After completing the rather astonishing opera “Porgy and Bess”, the Gershwins returned to doing what their audience loved them for – writing songs that accompanied stories.
Creedence Clearwater Revival: Bayou Country
Album #65 - January 1969
Episode date - September 20, 2017
In January 1969, the music scene was changing quite rapidly. People’s perceptions of what ‘popular music’ ought to be were shifting.
The Gershwins: Porgy and Bess
Episode date - September 15, 2017
This show may be the highlight of our entire series on George and Ira Gershwin, as it covers the era when they achieved one of their grandest ambitions.
The Monkees: Head
Episode date - September 13, 2017
Like almost everyone else in America, by 1969, I had lost interest in the Monkees.
The Rolling Stones: Beggar's Banquet
Album #64 - December 1968
Episode date - September 6, 2017
The history of the Rolling Stones is rife with contradictions, especially in the ‘60s.
The Gershwins: Into The 30's
Episode date - September 1, 2017
Despite their extraordinary success, the Gershwin brothers remained ambitious and wanted to take on projects that presented a challenge to them.