The Monkees: Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones, LTD.
Album #48 - November 1967
Episode date - February 22, 2017
By late 1967, the Monkees were able to get down to the business of being a genuine band.
The Beatles: Magical Mystery Tour
Album #47 - November 1967
Episode date - February 15, 2017
“Magical Mystery Tour” was not a ‘real’ album in the sense that Beatles never intended it to be so.
From Memphis to Muscle Shoals: The Early Days of Muscle Shoals Sound Studio
Episode date - February 10, 2017
Now that Rick Hall’s four principal musicians decided to jump ship, leaving Fame Studios to pursue a business of their own, they discovered quickly that producing hit records was significantl
The Doors: Strange Days
Album #46 - September 1967
Episode date - February 8, 2017
In a sense, the Doors were the West Coast equivalent of New York’s Velvet Underground, with the major differences defined by the way the two coastal cities functioned.
From Memphis to Muscle Shoals: Everything Changes for Fame
Episode date - February 3, 2017
The end of the sixties brought with it many changes, but one that went unnoticed by most people was the complete reinvention of Fame Recording Studios.
The Bee Gees - The Bee Gees 1st
Album #45 - July 1967
Episode date - February 1, 2017
I’m sort of the ‘go to’ guy when it comes to the early Bee Gees, by which I mean pre-Saturday Night Fever.
From Memphis to Muscle Shoals: A World of Change at Fame
Episode date - January 27, 2017
As the end of the sixties approached, Fame studios seemed prepared to take over the world.
Moby Grape: Moby Grape
Album #44 - June 1967
Episode date - January 25, 2017
For a band that was custom built for superstardom, things did not go as planned as planned for Moby Grape.
From Memphis to Muscle Shoals: American Studios in Transition
Episode date - January 20, 2017
I think it was hard for most of the American staffers to believe that Dan Penn and Spooner Oldham were really leaving their employ.
The Beatles: Sgt. Peppers
Album #43 - June 1967
Episode date - January 18, 2017
I am genuinely grateful that I was only eight years old when “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” was released. If I had been older, I think my head might have exploded.