Eric Clapton in the 1990's

Eric Clapton: The Nineties

Channel 144-16

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

The Monks: Black Monk Time

Album #17

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

The Who: Sings My Generation

Album #15

Episode date - January 14, 2015

It’s funny how we can collectively fool ourselves into false memories of our own culture.

Jack White

Classic and New Artists Coexisting

Late 2014

Episode date - January 7, 2015

Here are a few random tracks selected from albums that caught my attention over the past year.

The Last Hombres

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

The Paul Butterfield Blues Band

Album #14

Episode date - December 17, 2014

If you’re gonna steal the blues, you may as well steal from the best.

Poco - Cantamos

Strange Varieties - Part 2

Late 1974

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

Channel 144-8

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.

Genesis - The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway

Strange Varieties - Part 1

Late 1974

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

Otis Redding: Otis Blue

Album #13

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.“