The Kinks: Live!
Episode date - December 15, 2017
Up until now, we’ve mostly covered studio recordings (and a few demos) released by the Kinks. In 1967, the band released an LP of live recordings to represent their raw, live sound.
The Who: Tommy (Part 1)
Album #69 - May 1969
Episode date - December 13, 2017
Few albums caused as much of a sensation – as well as consternation – as The Who’s “Tommy”.
The Kinks: Face to Face
Episode date - December 8, 2017
Ray Davies most certainly was a very complex personality.
The Kinks: Legal Wrangling
Episode date - December 1, 2017
The little known history of the Kinks betrays the band as a highly dysfunctional outfit that still somehow managed to make a seemingly endless stream of incredible music.
The Sir Douglas Quintet: Mendocino
Album #63 - April 1969
Episode date - November 29, 2017
Some places can be easily identified by the music that is made there. Think Nashville, or Detroit, or Memphis, or San Francisco. The same can’t be said for Texas.
The Kinks: The Kink Kontroversy
Episode date - November 24, 2017
With their third album, the artistic growth of the band was undeniable.
The Velvet Underground: The Velvet Underground
Album #62 - March 1969
Episode date - November 22, 2017
The Velvet Underground’s eponymously titled third album is distinctly, and deliberately, different from the previous pair.
The Kinks: The Up and Downs of Fame
Episode date - November 17, 2017
Last show we discussed the differences in attitude that the Davies brothers had toward fame, with Dave hell bent on pushing himself to enjoy all of it while he could (and usually going much too far
Dusty Springfield: Dusty in Memphis
Album #61 - March 1969
Episode date - November 15, 2017
“Dusty in Memphis” is the interesting and incredibly satisfying result of two worlds colliding. The title says it all.
The Kinks: Kinda Kinks
Episode date - November 10, 2017
Like an band suddenly thrust into the limelight, the Kinks found themselves overwhelmed by the sudden rush of attention. Each ember dealt with it in distinctly different ways.