The Beau Brummels - Laugh Laugh

"AM" Pop Music of the Day

February 1965

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?

James Carr: You Got My Mind Messed Up

James Carr: You Got My Mind Messed Up

Album #20

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.

The Carter Family

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

Them: Them Again

Album #18

Episode date - February 11, 2015

What? ‘Them’ again? Sure, why not?

Eric Clapton in the 1990's

Eric Clapton: The Nineties

Channel 144-16

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

The Monks: Black Monk Time

Album #17

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

The Who: Sings My Generation

Album #15

Episode date - January 14, 2015

It’s funny how we can collectively fool ourselves into false memories of our own culture.

Jack White

Classic and New Artists Coexisting

Late 2014

Episode date - January 7, 2015

Here are a few random tracks selected from albums that caught my attention over the past year.

The Last Hombres

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

The Paul Butterfield Blues Band

Album #14

Episode date - December 17, 2014

If you’re gonna steal the blues, you may as well steal from the best.