The Monkees: Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones, LTD.

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

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.

Candi Stanton

From Memphis to Muscle Shoals: The Early Days of Muscle Shoals Sound Studio

Channel 148-22

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

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.

Who Do You Love – Ronnie Hawkins

From Memphis to Muscle Shoals: Everything Changes for Fame

Channel 148-21

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

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.

Find ‘em, Fool ‘em, Forget ‘em – George Jackson

From Memphis to Muscle Shoals: A World of Change at Fame

Channel 148-20

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: 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.

Hooked on a Feeling – B.J. Thomas

From Memphis to Muscle Shoals: American Studios in Transition

Channel 148-19

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 Lonely Hearts Club Band

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.

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