Psychedelic Sound of The 13th Floor Elevators
Episode date - April 15, 2015
If you look back from here chronologically, you might notice that the lion’s share of the best popular music was blues-centric. That’s not an accident. That was the zeitgeist.
John Mayall: Blues Breakers w/Eric Clapton
Episode date - April 1, 2015
There’s two ways you can view this record. From a positive perspective, you may see it as the apex of English Blues expression.
How Music Changed Part 20-5
The Carter Family: Legacy
Episode date - March 20, 2015
It took the ‘modern’ world a considerable amount of time to catch up with the importance of that Carter Family, in regard to their influence on how music developed and their fundamental
How Music Changed Part 20-4
The Carter Family: Can the Circle Be Unbroken?
Episode date - March 13, 2015
“City Folk” may have considered themselves more sophisticated and experienced than presumed ‘backwoods rubes’ like the Carter Family, but the truth is that the Carters had m
Mothers of Invention: Freak Out!
Episode date - March 11, 2015
In retrospect, it’s pretty comical to observe that Frank Zappa got his start in the music business because his band was originally perceived as a blues band.
How Music Changed Part 20-3
The Carter Family: Fame
Episode date - March 6, 2015
Other than A.P Carter, the family had no reason to believe that their recordings would amount to much. Most people thought A.P.
A Few Favorite Albums
Episode date - March 4, 2015
The criteria for this show are quite simple.
How Music Changed Part 20-2
The Carter Family: Discovery
Episode date - February 27, 2015
Our second show in this series dedicated to the legacy of the Carter Family covers the year 1928, when Ralph Peer discovered them.
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