Chris Cornell 1964-2017 (60 mins. of music)

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 24/7 Toll Free 1-800-273-8255 Normally, this is the part of the show where I tell you some backstory and some interesting trivia about what we are featuring. This time, however, you are, probably like me, are still attempting to process that Chris Cornell, at the age of 52, was found dead […]

It’s Burt Bacharach, Baby!

Happy 89th birthday to the man who is one of the pillars of adult pop. “A synonym is a word you use when you can’t spell the word you first thought of.” – Burt Bacharach One of the more memorable scenes in the 1997 film Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery” is when the the […]

Mommy Complex (60 mins. of music)

An hour of music for all kinds of mothers. “I was an only child, and Mother was always right with me all my life.” – Elvis Presley Mother’s Day is once again upon us here in the United States. Technically, a mother is the female parent of a child. You would not guess this to […]

Ella Live Around the World (60 mins. of music)

A centennial tribute to the First Lady of Song. “I just tried to do [with my voice] what I heard the horns in the band doing.” – Ella Fitzgerald on developing her famous “scat” style singing technique. Ella Fitzgerald, the First Lady of Song, would have turned 100 years old on Tuesday, April 25th. In […]

R.E.M. in the 1980’s (60 mins of music)

A look back at the first decade of the future alternative rock superstars. “Humans are vulnerable, messy little animals and that’s normal.” – Mike Mills, bassist, R.E.M. The sleepy college town Athens, Georgia, hardly seems like the kind of place where a band of college students would lay the foundation of what would become known […]

Beyond The Legend (60 mins. of music)

A look at Bob Marley's music beyond his greatest hits. “The truth is, everyone is going to hurt you. You just got to find the ones worth suffering for.” – Bob Marley Chances are, if you only one one reggae album, it is Legend by Bob Marley. It is an album that collects most of […]

Led Zeppelin Remaster Series (60 mins. of music)

A critical review of their recent remastered album series. “I had the idea of doing something very close to this a while ago, but no one could understand the concept.” – Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page about the Remasters Series, 2014, London. Over the last 24 months, Led Zeppelin, the leviathan of all heavy rock acts, […]