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.
2018 album favorites continue this week. Jimmy Lonetti of Minneapolis calls in to talk up “Longwave” by Bonny Doon. And Adam Coop of Louisville loves Jack White’s “Boarding House Reach.”
Jimmy Lonetti calls in to talk about his love for the Drag City label. And Ken Wadsworth writes about a couple of cool Kentucky bands from back in the day: Digby and Supafuzz.
We promised we would dedicate a whole bunch of episodes to listeners telling us about their favorite music of 2017. So here we go. Longtime listener Jimmy Lonetti kicks off things with a countdown of his top 5 albums of last year. It’s a Rockin’ the Suburbs exclusive!
Fan favorite and No. 1 Rockin’ the Suburbs character Echo Park Jimmy returns to talk about music in the 21st Century.
Two songs today, both recommended by listener Jimmy Lonetti. First is a cover of a Bash & Pop tune by Coco Hames. Then we close out with a little Wolf Parade. Happy summer!
The fans email us. And hit us up on the social medias and so on. And then we collect a batch and respond to the comments over some drinks. This week, featuring songs by Hoops, the Replacements, the Clash, Chris Cornell, the Shins, the Damned and the B-52’s.
More cover songs for Covers Week! Today we discuss soul singer Charles Bradley’s take on a Black Sabbath tune and Mission of Burma’s homage to The Stooges.
The listeners program the show! We respond to your correspondence. With songs by The Clash, Ellen Foley, John “Cougar” Mellencamp and more! (Plus, we catch “Bullets Fever” and set the record straight about something dumb we said on an earlier episode.)
This week’s Fan Mail Friday includes listener correspondence about the Men, Thin Lizzy, Buddy Holly, Ride, the Neville Brothers and more.