Eric Clapton: The Nineties
Episode date - January 30, 2015
As far as pop stars go, Eric Clapton is a step apart from the masses, isn’t he?
The Monks: Black Monk Time
Episode date - January 28, 2015
Here’s a scenario for a movie; a bunch of American G.I.’s in Germany form a band for fun and profit, only they quickly abandon the idea of playing frat-rock hits, opting instead to play
The Who: Sings My Generation
Episode date - January 14, 2015
It’s funny how we can collectively fool ourselves into false memories of our own culture.
Classic and New Artists Coexisting
Episode date - January 7, 2015
Here are a few random tracks selected from albums that caught my attention over the past year.
A Year of New Music
Late December 2014
Episode date - December 31, 2014
As has been typical for me, I spent so much of 2014 looking back that I missed most of what has been going on this year.
The Paul Butterfield Blues Band
Episode date - December 17, 2014
If you’re gonna steal the blues, you may as well steal from the best.
Strange Varieties - Part 2
Episode date - December 10, 2014
Last week we focused our show on the disparities that existed between the popular styles that came into the foreground in late 1974.
Derek & The Dominos: Layla
Episode date - November 28, 2014
When Delaney and Bonnie’s band fell apart, the remaining bandmembers came to Clapton, suggesting that they continue working, only with him as a bonafide frontman.
Strange Varieties - Part 1
Episode date - December 3, 2014
1974 was a very interesting year for albums, but I spent most of the year obsessed with a new genre called Southern Rock.
Otis Redding: Otis Blue
Episode date - November 26, 2014
During his lifetime, Otis Redding set the benchmark for soul music. He still defines the genre, and to this day, his music remains as fresh and vital as it was in the mid-sixties.“