Creedence Clearwater Revival

Creedence Clearwater Revival

Album #53

Episode date - June 7, 2017

It has been generally acknowledged by most music critics that Creedence Clearwater Revival were the premier singles group of the late ‘60s/early ‘70s, but in their time, the band was no

From Memphis to Muscle Shoals: Muscle Shoals Loses Its Mojo

Channel 148-34

Episode date - June 9, 2017

In previous shows, we documented the rise and (artistic) fall of Rick Hall’s Fames Studios.

The Band: Music from Big Pink

The Band: Music from Big Pink

Album #60 - July 1968

Episode date - June 7, 2017

When “Music from Big Pink” was released, very few people had any knowledge of ‘The Band’.

The Moody Blues: In Search of the Lost Chord

The Moody Blues: In Search of the Lost Chord

Album #59 - July 1968

Episode date - May 31, 2017

On their third album, the Moody Blues hit upon the stylistic format that would define the remainder of their career.

Luther Ingram - If Loving You Is Wrong

From Memphis to Muscle Shoals: Hitting It Big

Channel 148-33

Episode date - June 2, 2017

As we near the end of our series covering the ‘boutique’ studios from Memphis to Muscle Shoals, we will spend the last few shows sizing up the way that things panned out for the offshoo

Down South Jukin’ – Lynyrd Skynyrd

From Memphis to Muscle Shoals: Muscle Shoals Sound Studio Saves the Day

Channel 148-32

Episode date - May 28, 2017

American Studios may have ceased to exist, Fame may have sold their soul to the devil of commerciality, and Stax might have been hurtling toward bankruptcy, but our story of Memphis and Muscle Shoa

FAME studios

From Memphis to Muscle Shoals: The Demise of Fame

Channel 148-31

Episode date - May 19, 2017

Perhaps it’s a bit harsh and judgmental to title this show “The Demise of Fame”, but it’s hard for me to think of it in any other terms.

Cream: Wheels of Fire

Cream: Wheels of Fire

Album #58 - July 1968

Episode date - May 17, 2017

Okay, it’s no big secret that Cream is not my favorite band. For reasons I don’t know myself, I somehow survived the sixties without ever falling under the sway of this band.

From Memphis to Muscle Shoals: Fame Studios Has More Hits, But...

Channel 148-30

Episode date - May 12, 2017

Rick Hall would have been loath to admit it, but when he lost the Swampers, he really lost his mojo.

Johnny Cash  - At Folsom Prison

Johnny Cash: At Folsom Prison

Album #57 - May 1968

Episode date - May 10, 2017

By 1968, Johnny Cash was already a well-seasoned veteran, with twenty-five albums under his belt, and a colorful history that befitted his already legendary status.

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