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.
Our friends Bob Popik (a really important stadium DJ) and Matt Sebastian (editor of Slicing Up Eyeballs music website) make their picks for Perfect Pop songs.
Slicing Up Eyeballs, a website dedicated to ’80s college rock, recently polled its readers about the best Smiths songs. Site editor Matt Sebastian joins via Skype to discuss the results, plus we play a few of our favorites. Friend Bob Popik also shares his personal ranking of the Smiths catalog. Also on the panel: Bud Verge, Rob Gates, and of course, Jim & Patrick.
Our friend Rob Gates, a longtime Deadhead, went to see the latest incarnation of the band, called Dead & Company. Here is his report, including lots of talk about how pop singer and guitarist John Mayer fits into group.