We conclude our series on classic rock in the ’80s with a look at Crosby, Stills & Nash, Yes, the Who and the Grateful Dead. Rob Gates and Kevin Goff join Jim while Patrick is on vacation.
On this ’80s flashback episode, we focus on artists who continued to evolve their sound: Paul Simon, David Bowie and Genesis. Rob Gates and Kevin Goff fill in for Patrick while he’s on vacation.
It’s a rapid-fire episode, as we compare and contrast examples of bands’ ’70s vs. ’80s sounds. Rob Gates and Kevin Goff join Jim (while Patrick is on vacation) to discuss ZZ Top, the J. Geils Band, Aerosmith, Heart, Chicago and Kenny Loggins.
More ’80s comebacks by legacy artists. In this episode we look at the Moody Blues, John Fogerty (formerly of Creedence Clearwater Revival) and Tina Turner. Rob Gates and Kevin Goff join Jim, while Patrick is on vacation.
Patrick Foster is out this week, so Rob Gates and Kevin Goff join Jim to talk about classic rock artists and how they responded to the industry in the ’80s. Today, we talk about three legacy artists who made big comebacks in the MTV decade: Steve Winwood (formerly of Spencer Davis Group, Traffic and Blind Faith), the Beach Boys (who scored a No. 1 single in the ’80s) and Roy Orbison (who had a bittersweet ’80s revival).
Today’s listener favorites from 2018: Keith Jacobsen of Grand Rapids MI loves Frank Turner’s “Be More Kind.” And Kevin Goff of Leesburg VA is a big fan of Laura Veirs’ “The Lookout.”
Why do we mock the french horn? Learn the origin in this classic episode, as First Anniversary Week continues.
It’s a backyard Zima party! And yet we talk about perfect pop songs from the pre-brewed citrus beverage era. Kevin Goff picks the Pretenders. Bill Horne favors the B-52’s. Cheers!
Our friend Brett Motiff went to see U2 in D.C. And Bill Horne saw U2 at Bonnaroo. And Kevin Goff was about to see U2 in New York. We talk to all of them, as part of our weeklong deck party in the suburbs.
Our friend Dan Gursky joins the show to discuss a recent Robyn Hitchcock concert he attended, in which the singer took requests via Twitter. (Dan also wrote about the experience at SuburbsPod.com.)