Episode date - April 2, 2014
Albums from Early ‘74 So we’ve spent 15 weeks looking at my son’s favorite songs. Now it’s time to get back to business as usual.
A Fab Four Christmas Season
Episode date - November 13, 2013
If you were a clever Christmas gift giver in 1973 (and perhaps a generous one at that), you could have gifted new albums by all four Beatles to your friends and family.
Episode date - October 23, 2013
To take a cue from a pair of Neil Young song titles, you know how “Time Fades Away,” so let’s take a “Journey Through the Past.”
Celebrating Quadrophenia's Anniversary
Episode date - October 16, 2013
Forty years ago this month, the Who released Quadrophenia. The Who have had one of the most unusual and confounding histories of any rock and roll band.
Episode date - October 9, 2013
Although I seem to spend most of my time reminiscing about older music, it’s nice to take a look back at more recent times to see if things have changed all that much for better or worse.
The Second Brit Invasion
Episode date - October 2, 2013
For fans of the new ‘alternative’ rock music that spun out of the post-punk new wave movement, 1983 sort of felt like a microcosm of the 1964 British Invasion.
EP's and More...
Episode date - September 25, 2013
After the whole ‘new wave’ thing, American record companies were trying to find new ways to market their acts.
…and Now for Something
Episode date - September 11, 2013
A Mixed Bag of Albums
Episode date - September 4, 2013
As much as I tend to rave about the state of pop music in 1973, as the year wore on a dismaying trend was becoming apparent.
Summer Songs - Part 2
Episode date - August 21, 2013
Good summer music manages to combine goofy fun with contemporary fashion. It sort of rolls up the cheesiest bits of modern-day pop culture and shoots it at you like a spitball.