Patrick gives many book reports today, including works about Creedence Clearwater Revival, the Beastie Boys, Eric Clapton, Robert Pollard and Guided By Voices, the Circle Jerks and Led Zeppelin manager Peter Grant.
The listeners respond to our Beatles Countdown (episodes 486-490). Plus, a sorta related story about Ray Davies of the Kinks.
Listeners write in to respond to recent episodes on album anniversaries, with comments about our Public Enemy, Devo and Sonic Youth shows.
Listeners call and write with new music they discovered in January, including Sharon Van Etten, Alice Merton, a Conor Oberst-Phoebe Bridgers project called Better Oblivion Community Center and the Delines. Plus, Mackensi Crenshaw writes about a reissue series called “Eccentric Soul.”
Fan favorite Echo Park Jimmy calls in again, to talk about his favorite music of 2018, among many, many other topics.
We conclude our Led Zeppelin countdown (based on a survey of loyal listeners) with the favorite songs numbers 3, 2 and 1. What will they be? Special guest commentators Kevin Spain and Brad Maylor join Jim & Patrick.
Led Zeppelin Countdown IV. We surveyed loyal listeners about their favorite Led Zeppelin songs, and we’re counting down the results. Numbers 6, 5 and 4 today. With special guests Kevin Spain, Brad Maylor and Rob Gates.
Led Zeppelin Countdown III, which in fact focuses on songs from “Led Zeppelin IV.” Based on a survey of loyal listeners, these are favorite songs Nos. 9, 8 and 7. With in-basement guests Kevin Spain, Brad Maylor and Rob Gates.
Led Zeppelin Countdown II. We asked loyal listeners to tell us about their favorite Zep songs, from which we compiled this countdown. What will be songs Nos. 12, 11 and 10?
With the aid of loyal listeners, we count down favorite Led Zeppelin songs. Three per day, starting with Nos. 15, 14 and 13 today.