Lots of listeners held a pen to respond to our Replacements Countdown (episodes 667-671).
Listener Harris responds to our interview with Robert Dean Lurie, author of “Begin the Begin: R.E.M.’s Early Years” in episodes 659-661.
Fan Favorite Echo Park Jimmy calls in with a concert report – Beck, Cage The Elephant, Spoon and Starcrawler. Getting to Irvine CA was an adventure in itself.
Listeners suggest music to listen to while drinking bourbon. Including Frank Sinatra, Buddy Guy and Alejandro Escovedo. Enjoy.
Loyal listener Steven Routledge of Scotland sends us his August new music picks: The Rails, Ride, Glorious Sons, Neil Young and Crazy Horse, Seratones and the Vapour Trails.
Jesse from San Antonio calls in to tell us about new music discoveries – the Teskey Brothers and Gaffa Tape Sandy. Plus, comments about Bruce Springsteen’s “Western Stars.” Dig it.
Jim recently watched two music-related movies: the documentary “Woodstock: Three Days That Defined a Generation” and feature film “Juliet, Naked,” based on a novel by Nick Hornby. Discuss.
Fan favorite Echo Park Jimmy returns to the show and gives us a Top 4 countdown of summer jams. This is in a series of phone messages that we’ve been sleeping on since late June.
What’s Jim been digging lately? New post punk from Omni and dream pop from Jay Som. Plus, we play a Lindsey Buckingham cover by Josh Rouse.
What’s Patrick been digging? New music from folk artist Joan Shelley and hard rockers Lightning Bolt. Plus, we play a T. Rex cover by Valerie June.