Captain Beefheart - Trout Mask Replica

Captain Beefheart: Trout Mask Replica (Part 2)

Album #66 - June 1969

Episode date - February 21, 2018

This program features part two of Captain Beefheart’s fractured masterpiece, “Trout Mask Replica”.

Captain Beefheart - Trout Mask Replica

Captain Beefheart: Trout Mask Replica (Part 1)

Album #66 - June 1969

Episode date - February 14, 2018

First of all, I’m certain that Don Van Vliet would not (necessarily) have approved, but it probably wouldn’t hurt to be stoned for your first listen.

The Shaggs - Philosophy of the World

The Shaggs

Album #65 - June 1969

Episode date - February 10, 2018

First of all, I will argue until I am blue that “Philosophy of the World” is not a bad album. It is hopelessly naïve, musically clueless and painfully out of touch with reality.

The Kinks - After Arthur

The Kinks: After Arthur

Channel 149-18

Episode date - February 2, 2018

After suffering – and surviving - a lengthy spurt of outright ignorance by the press and the public, the Kinks started to emerge as a band of survivors.

Elvis Presley: From Elvis in Memphis

Elvis Presley: From Elvis in Memphis

Album #74 - June 1969

Episode date - January 31, 2018

It may not be obvious today, but in 1969, trying to salvage Elvis Presley’s career as a respectably valid musician was a loser’s game.

The Meters - The Meters

The Meters - The Meters

Album #64 - May 1969

Episode date - January 24, 2018

The world didn’t necessarily need a band to fill the space between James Brown and the MG’s, but the Meters decided to do it anyway, and a lot us are very glad that they did.

The Kinks - Arthur

The Kinks: Arthur (Part 1)

Channel 149-17

Episode date - January 26, 2018

“Arthur” signified a distinct change for the Kinks. Stylistically, not too much about the album is different.

The Kinks - The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society

The Kinks: The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society (Part 2)

Channel 149-16

Episode date - January 19, 2018

Every now and then, our show format causes a bit of redundancy in what we cover.

Neil Young: Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere

Neil Young: Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere

Album #73 - May 1969

Episode date - January 17, 2018

Neil Young was quick to start his solo career after the demise of Buffalo Springfield, but his first album was something of a misstep.

The Kinks - The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society

The Kinks: The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society (Part 1)

Channel 149-15

Episode date - January 12, 2018

From the inside, the band felt like it was in a state of turmoil, but from the outside the Kinks appeared to be handling the crazy culture of the late ‘60s with a great deal of aplomb.

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