The Kinks: The Kinks Are The Village Preservation Society

The Kinks: The Kinks Are The Village Preservation Society

Album #58

Episode date - August 30, 2017

While The Rolling Stones, The Beatles, The Who and any number of British bands enjoyed huge success in America, the Kinks languished.

The Gershwins: Soundtrack for an Era

Channel 24-7

Episode date - August 25, 2017

As the twenties came to close, George and Ira stood front and center as musical representatives for the decade that brought jazz and blues music into the mainstream.

Van Morrison: Astral Weeks

Van Morrison: Astral Weeks

Album #57

Episode date - August 23, 2017

“Astral Weeks” is one of the deepest and most mysterious albums I’ve ever heard. There is very little about the album that can be interpreted on a literal level.

Gershwin: An American in Paris

The Gershwins - An American in Paris

Channel 24-6

Episode date - August 18, 2017

At the close of the twenties, both George and Ira Gershwin were at the top of their games, both artistically and successfully, and yet they both remained driven to improve on their craft.

The Beatles- The Beatles (White Album)

The Beatles: The Beatles (White Album), Part 2

Album #63 - December 1968

Episode date - August 16, 2017

If you were to divide the “White Album” into distinct halves, as it was presented in its original vinyl format (and still is, as a 2-CD set), then generally speaking, the first half cou

The Gershwin Brothers

The Gershwins: The Collaborating Brothers

Channel 24-5

Episode date - August 11, 2017

After spending our previous two shows focused on George Gershwin’s longer (and wordless) compositions, we can now proceed – and progress- toward a number of popular songs that best repr

The Beatles: The White Album

The Beatles: The Beatles (White Album), Part 1

Album #63 - December 1968

Episode date - August 9, 2017

I know that we have all had five decades to consider this, but isn’t it unbelievably amazing to consider the stylistic changes that took place in the five short years from January 1964 to Dec

George Gershwin: Concerto In F

The Gershwins: Concerto In F

Channel 24-4

Episode date - August 4, 2017

This show sort of gives me the feeling that George Gershwin felt the need to compete with himself.

Traffic - Traffic

Traffic: Traffic

Album #62 - November 1968

Episode date - August 2, 2017

“Traffic” was the band’s second album and it shared a common feel with their debut.

Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue

The Gershwins: Transformation

Channel 24-3

Episode date - July 28, 2017

I didn’t know the lineage of the Gershwin’s work, so the most astounding thing that I have learned in preparing for this series is the remarkable timeline of their development.