Can’t Get Used to Losing You – Andy Williams

Summer Songs - Part 1

1963

Episode date - August 7, 2013

To my ear, these songs are a lot older than they sound. For perspective, John Kennedy was president when these songs were charting! American culture was a lot more innocent then.

Mott the Hoople - Mott

A Month of Transition

July 1973

Episode date - July 31, 2013

Although I seem to spend a lot of time talking about 1973 on the radio (as I am about to do once again), the truth is that 1973 was a difficult, transitional year for me, from a musical perspective

Drive-By Truckers - Decoration Day

Where Did They Go?

Summer 2003

Episode date - July 24, 2013

I guess it would depend on your age, but to me, 2003 doesn’t really seem that long ago. It doesn’t sound that long ago, either, judging from what I had been listening to.

George Harrison - Living in the Material World

Hot Albums

Summer 1973

Episode date - July 10, 2013

I talk a lot about how great the albums were in 1973, but if you look at the releases from a few major players, their releases tell a different story.

Right Place, Wrong Time – Dr. John

A Mixed Bag of Hits

Summer 1973

Episode date - July 3, 2013

As excited as I get when recounting the music that was released in 1973, it is not nearly as easy to get excited about pop music from this same era.

Toots and the Maytals - Funky Kingston

4 Sleepers

1973

Episode date - June 26, 2013

Here are a few more reasons to wish that it was 1973 all over again.

Miles David Quintet - Live at the 1963 Monterey Jazz Festival

Transitional Times for LP's

Spring 1963

Episode date - June 19, 2013

1963 was a transitional, formative year for long-playing albums.

The Faces - Ooh La La

Another Look

June 1973

Episode date - June 12, 2013

I don’t care how old this stuff is, it’s still great. Is that even arguable?

T-Bone Burnett - Proof Through the Night

From a Different Angle

Spring 1983

Episode date - June 5, 2013

Last week we took a look at the pop charts as they stood in May and June of 1983. The featured songs were fairly predictable, and often kitschy, but overall, not unpleasant.

Der Komissar – After the Fire

Tacky Tacky Pop Hits

Spring 1983: Tacky Tacky Pop Hits

Episode date - May 29, 2013

With the release of David Bowie’s first album in over ten years, I found myself reviewing his career for the past week or so.

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