The Kinks: The Up and Downs of Fame
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: Kinda Kinks
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, Part 2
Album #68 - March 1969
Episode date - November 8, 2017
This show represents part two of the Bee Gees’ “Odessa” album.
The Kinks: A New Reality
Episode date - November 3, 2017
Sometimes you need to be careful what you wish for.
The Kinks - Sudden Fame
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: 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, 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 - It's a Hit!
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
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