Stax: Not as it was...
Episode date - August 21, 2015
To the casual observer, things at Stax appeared to be moving along just fine in 1970.
Love: Forever Changes
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
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
Episode date - August 14, 2015
The one problem with starting too fast is the difficulty of maintaining the pace.
Van Morrison: Blowin’ Your Mind
Episode date - August 12, 2015
This is perhaps one of the greatest half-albums ever made. Side two is just a bit better than worthless, but side one is simply frightening in its intensity.
Episode date - August 7, 2015
The past few shows focused on the profound changes that affected the Stax label, but the musical evidence of change was a bit subtler than the reality.
Stax: Fare Thee Well, Estelle
Episode date - July 31, 2015
With so much change taking place, it was only inevitable that there would be some fallout.
The Kinks: Something Else by the Kinks
Episode date - August 5, 2015
The music of Ray Davies and the Kinks may be one of most undeserved gifts bestowed on America.
Albert King: Born Under a Bad Sign
Episode date - July 29, 2015
Stax Records and its subsidiary Volt were essentially singles labels, constantly searching for a song/artist combination that would connect with the public.
Stax: Fort Stax
Episode date - July 24, 2015
Under the guidance of Al Bell, it is remarkable how quickly Stax was able to recover from seemed like certain doom.