More listener picks for hot new music. We take calls from Gerald Chyzenski from Ireland by way of Canada, Scott from Georgia USA, Kjell Arne Sandvik from Norway and Steven Routledge from Scotland.
Listeners tell us about new music they’ve been digging. With picks from NoLa Zac, Jesse Morin, Enrique Cruz and Steven Routledge.
Jim and Patrick respond to some correspondence about the recent Led Zeppelin countdown. Calls from Jimmy Lonetti and Echo Park Jimmy, plus Facebook comments from Kevin Clement and Kurt Gallagher.
Listeners send us more picks for favorite sports songs. Thanks to Mike Albrecht, Kjell Arne Sandvik and Brian Breuhaus.
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.”
We close out 2018 with another call from fan favorite Echo Park Jimmy. He talks about the Detroit Tigers, “Sleigh Ride,” the Arctic Monkeys and more.
We read a couple of listener emails about local connections – from Brian Case of Harrisburg PA and Peter Nordgren of Cornucopia WI. Peter turns us on to a plaintive song by Greg Kihn Band.
Travis Johnson sent us one of the greatest concert stories ever! It involves a jail break to see the original Lollapalooza festival. Plus, Jim and Patrick share some of their own tales.