Psychedelic Sound of The 13th Floor Elevators

Psychedelic Sound of The 13th Floor Elevators

Album #24

Episode date - April 15, 2015

If you look back from here chronologically, you might notice that the lion’s share of the best popular music was blues-centric. That’s not an accident. That was the zeitgeist.

Jeff Beck - Blow by Blow

Albums That Still Matter Today

April 1975

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

John Mayall: Blues Breakers w/Eric Clapton

Album #22

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.

Led Zeppelin  Physical Graffiti

"FM" Album Tracks

March 1975

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."

The Carter Family

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

The Carter Family - Will The Circle Be Unbroken

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!

Mothers of Invention: Freak Out!

Album #19

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.

The Carter Family

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.

Sony Landreth - South of I-10

A Few Favorite Albums

March 1995

Episode date - March 4, 2015

The criteria for this show are quite simple.

The Carter Family

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.