The Bee Gees - Odessa

The Bee Gees: Odessa, Part 1

Album # 68 - March 1969

Episode date - November 1, 2017

Here you have the album that single-handedly killed phase one of the Bee Gees’ career.

The Flying Burrito Bros. -The Gilded Palace of Sin

The Flying Burrito Bros. - The Gilded Palace of Sin

Album #60 - February 1969

Episode date - October 18, 2017

Looking back, it’s hard to believe there was ever a time when country music was not an integral part of rock and roll music, but in 1969, the two styles of music represented ideologies that w

MC5 - Kick Out the Jams

MC5 - Kick Out the Jams

Album #67 - February 1969

Episode date - October 11, 2017

Considering just how ‘rough and ready’ this album is, I am surprised to see that it did well enough commercially to reach Billboard’s Top 40 list.

Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin First Album

Led Zeppelin: Led Zeppelin (1)

Album #66 - January 1969

Episode date - September 27, 2017

In January 1969, Led Zeppelin raised the ante on what the Doors had done eighteen months earlier in America.

George Gershwin

The Gershwins: A Sudden End

Channel 24-11

Episode date - September 29, 2017

Our series dedicated to the music of George and Ira Gershwin comes to a startling end with the premature and sudden death of George.

Miles Davis - Porgy and Bess

The Gershwins: Porgy and Bess and Beyond

Channel 24-10

Episode date - September 22, 2017

After completing the rather astonishing opera “Porgy and Bess”, the Gershwins returned to doing what their audience loved them for – writing songs that accompanied stories.

Creedence Clearwater Revival - Bayou Country

Creedence Clearwater Revival: Bayou Country

Album #65 - January 1969

Episode date - September 20, 2017

In January 1969, the music scene was changing quite rapidly. People’s perceptions of what ‘popular music’ ought to be were shifting.

Porgy and Bess

The Gershwins: Porgy and Bess

Channel 24-9

Episode date - September 15, 2017

This show may be the highlight of our entire series on George and Ira Gershwin, as it covers the era when they achieved one of their grandest ambitions.

The Monkees - Head

The Monkees: Head

Album #59

Episode date - September 13, 2017

Like almost everyone else in America, by 1969, I had lost interest in the Monkees.

The Rolling Stones: Beggar's Banquet

The Rolling Stones: Beggar's Banquet

Album #64 - December 1968

Episode date - September 6, 2017

The history of the Rolling Stones is rife with contradictions, especially in the ‘60s.

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