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).
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.
Our friend Rob Gates pulls out a 1975 gem that combines Motown R&B with Philly soul for Perfect Pop Week. Ladies and gentlemen, the Spinners.