The Staple Singers

Stax: Independence

Channel 145-20

Episode date - September 18, 2015

This show marks the end of the second era for Stax Records, namely, their association with outside ownership.

Leonard Cohen: Songs of Leonard Cohen

Leonard Cohen: Songs of Leonard Cohen

Album #45

Episode date - September 16, 2015

In 1967, Leonard Cohen happened to be the right person in the right place at the right time.

Stax: Less Memphis Than Before

Stax: Less Memphis

Channel 145-19

Episode date - September 11, 2015

By 1971, Stax no longer had a discernible sound of their own.

The Who: The Who Sell Out

The Who: The Who Sell Out

Album #44

Episode date - September 9, 2015

Looking back, it is now easy to see just how conceptual Pete Townshend always was.

13th Floor Elevators: Easter Everywhere

13th Floor Elevators: Easter Everywhere

Album #43

Episode date - September 2, 2015

God help the human race. We have been like cattle, slogging our way through day to day existence for millenniums now. We’re due for a break.

Stax: Enter Muscle Shoals

Channel 145-18

Episode date - August 28, 2015

By the time 1971 started to roll around, Stax had virtually lost its identity.

Estelle Axton and Jim Stewart of Star Records

Stax: Not as it was...

Channel 145-17

Episode date - August 21, 2015

To the casual observer, things at Stax appeared to be moving along just fine in 1970.

Love: Forever Changes

Love: Forever Changes

Album #42

Episode date - August 28, 2015

Until just now, I never really thought about it, but “Forever Changes” deserves recognition as one of the heaviest titles ever bestowed on an album.

Buffalo Springfield: Again

Buffalo Springfield: Again

Album #39

Episode date - August 19, 2015

I consider myself to be one of the biggest fans of Buffalo Springfield, but regardless of my undying respect, it’s hard to consider them a proper ‘band’.

Stax: Maintaining The Pace

Channel 145-16

Episode date - August 14, 2015

The one problem with starting too fast is the difficulty of maintaining the pace.