Episode 673: Interview – Toledo Music Legend Steven J. Athanas, Part 1

Jim travels to his hometown of Toledo OH and sits down with Steven J. Athanas, the city’s dean of local music. Steven J. talks about his career arc, from new wave bands The Best, Wet Shavers and Loved By Millions to the Toledo’s biggest cover band, the Homewreckers. It’s a musical journey that you could probably equate artists in just about any American city. Plus, you get to hear Jim’s high school homecoming story and Steven J.’s encounter with Jerry Lee Lewis.

Episode 597: ‘Led Zeppelin Played Here,” Part 1

We interview filmmaker Jeff Krulik after a screening of his documentary “Led Zeppelin Played Here” at Suns Cinema (a super-cool theater) in Washington DC. Jeff’s film explores a bit of music folklore — some say that Led Zeppelin played a show to about 50 people at the Wheaton Youth Center in Maryland in January 1969. Yet there is no physical documentation of this concert.