Albums That Still Matter Today
Episode date - April 8, 2015
When I think back to 1975, my memories are of a fallow period in popular music, a time when there wasn’t very much that I liked.
John Mayall: Blues Breakers w/Eric Clapton
Episode date - April 1, 2015
There’s two ways you can view this record. From a positive perspective, you may see it as the apex of English Blues expression.
"FM" Album Tracks
Episode date - March 25, 2015
1975 has been on my mind a lot lately. NYRMA, Our musician’s collective (The New York Roots Music Association) recently did a show called "1975: AM vs. FM."
How Music Changed Part 20-5
The Carter Family: Legacy
Episode date - March 20, 2015
It took the ‘modern’ world a considerable amount of time to catch up with the importance of that Carter Family, in regard to their influence on how music developed and their fundamental
How Music Changed Part 20-4
The Carter Family: Can the Circle Be Unbroken?
Episode date - March 13, 2015
“City Folk” may have considered themselves more sophisticated and experienced than presumed ‘backwoods rubes’ like the Carter Family, but the truth is that the Carters had m
Mothers of Invention: Freak Out!
Episode date - March 11, 2015
In retrospect, it’s pretty comical to observe that Frank Zappa got his start in the music business because his band was originally perceived as a blues band.
How Music Changed Part 20-3
The Carter Family: Fame
Episode date - March 6, 2015
Other than A.P Carter, the family had no reason to believe that their recordings would amount to much. Most people thought A.P.
A Few Favorite Albums
Episode date - March 4, 2015
The criteria for this show are quite simple.
How Music Changed Part 20-2
The Carter Family: Discovery
Episode date - February 27, 2015
Our second show in this series dedicated to the legacy of the Carter Family covers the year 1928, when Ralph Peer discovered them.
"AM" Pop Music of the Day
Episode date - February 18, 2015
Time for a good old-fashioned, genuine ‘American Hit Radio’ program – when I started doing this radio show some number of years ago (how long has it been?