Well Respected Man - The Kinks

The Kinks: The Up and Downs of Fame

Channel 149-7

Episode date - November 17, 2017

Last show we discussed the differences in attitude that the Davies brothers had toward fame, with Dave hell bent on pushing himself to enjoy all of it while he could (and usually going much too far


Dusty Springfield: Dusty in Memphis

Album #61 - March 1969

Episode date - November 15, 2017

“Dusty in Memphis” is the interesting and incredibly satisfying result of two worlds colliding. The title says it all.

The Kinks

The Kinks: Kinda Kinks

Channel 149-6

Episode date - November 10, 2017

Like an band suddenly thrust into the limelight, the Kinks found themselves overwhelmed by the sudden rush of attention. Each ember dealt with it in distinctly different ways.

The Bee Gees - Odessa

The Bee Gees: Odessa, Part 2

Album #68 - March 1969

Episode date - November 8, 2017

This show represents part two of the Bee Gees’ “Odessa” album.

The Kinks

The Kinks: A New Reality

Channel 149-5

Episode date - November 3, 2017

Sometimes you need to be careful what you wish for.

The Kinks - You really got me

The Kinks - Sudden Fame

Channel 149-4

Episode date - October 27, 2017

After going through the usual trials and tribulations that most groups encountered while attempting to become well known, the Kinks found themselves thrust into the limelight at lightning quick spe

Fats Domino

Fats Domino: 1928-2017

October 25, 2017

Episode date - October 25, 2017

I suppose it should come as no surprise when a celebrity passes away at the age of 89, but still in all, it saddened me to hear that the ailing Fats Domino had passed away today.

The Bee Gees - Odessa

The Bee Gees: Odessa, Part 1

Album # 68 - March 1969

Episode date - November 1, 2017

Here you have the album that single-handedly killed phase one of the Bee Gees’ career.

The Kinks

The Kinks - It's a Hit!

Channel 149-3

Episode date - October 20, 2017

I realize that our series on the Kinks got off to a slow start, due mainly to the fact that both Ray and Dave Davies have extensive autobiographies that cover their early years in amusing detail.

The Flying Burrito Bros. -The Gilded Palace of Sin

The Flying Burrito Bros. - The Gilded Palace of Sin

Album #60 - February 1969

Episode date - October 18, 2017

Looking back, it’s hard to believe there was ever a time when country music was not an integral part of rock and roll music, but in 1969, the two styles of music represented ideologies that w