James Carr: You Got My Mind Messed Up
Episode date - February 25, 2015
I believe it is impossible to overstate just how important the Southern Baptist Church was to the development of American popular song.
How Music Changed Part 20-1
The Carter Family: Early Years
Episode date - February 20, 2015
These days, there’s an entire generation who think of the good old days as a time before the interstate was always bumper to bumper, when you could shop in a store with less than 30 aisles, a
Them: Them Again
Episode date - February 11, 2015
What? ‘Them’ again? Sure, why not?
Eric Clapton: The Nineties
Episode date - January 30, 2015
As far as pop stars go, Eric Clapton is a step apart from the masses, isn’t he?
The Monks: Black Monk Time
Episode date - January 28, 2015
Here’s a scenario for a movie; a bunch of American G.I.’s in Germany form a band for fun and profit, only they quickly abandon the idea of playing frat-rock hits, opting instead to play
The Who: Sings My Generation
Episode date - January 14, 2015
It’s funny how we can collectively fool ourselves into false memories of our own culture.
Classic and New Artists Coexisting
Episode date - January 7, 2015
Here are a few random tracks selected from albums that caught my attention over the past year.
A Year of New Music
Late December 2014
Episode date - December 31, 2014
As has been typical for me, I spent so much of 2014 looking back that I missed most of what has been going on this year.
The Paul Butterfield Blues Band
Episode date - December 17, 2014
If you’re gonna steal the blues, you may as well steal from the best.
Strange Varieties - Part 2
Episode date - December 10, 2014
Last week we focused our show on the disparities that existed between the popular styles that came into the foreground in late 1974.