Episode 1581: More on Lee Scratch Perry’s Catalog
Listener Vasant Ramamurthy calls in with some thoughts on Lee Scratch Perry’s recorded work, as well as some important listening suggestions.
Episode 1580: Album Anniversary: Miles Davis’ ‘Bitches Brew’
The milestone album that launched a thousand jazz-rock groups was released on March 30, 1970. Patrick discusses the double-LP’s influence and makes a case for March 30 as Bitches Brew Day.
Episode 1579: Concerts in College Basketball Arenas
Patrick digs out some ticket stubs to shows he saw in college basketball arenas, including Live, 98 Degrees, Atoms for Peace and more!
Episode 1578: American Band Madness Update: Sweet 16 Winners!
Jason Goebel joins Jim and Patrick to analyze the results of the Sweet 16 matchups in the American Band Madness tournament – including some VERY close contests – and look ahead to the Elite 8.
Episode 1577: Five Great Songs About Friday
Here’s a helping of Friday songs to get your weekend started off right.
Episode 1576: Six Underrated Songs by the Cars
In honor of their recent exit from the American Band Madness Bracket (and Ric Ocasek’s birthday, March 23, 1944), Patrick picks one underrated song from each of the six Cars albums made by the original lineup.
Episode 1575: Book Nook: Rocklopedia Fakebandica
We open up the Book Nook to investigate Rocklopedia Fakebandica by T. Mike Childs, “the comprehensive reference guide to fictional bands and singers from television and movies from the 1950s to today.”
Episode 1574: Where to Start Listening to Lee “Scratch” Perry
On the occasion of his birthday, we give you four places to dip your toes into the massive recording catalog of reggae and dub genius Lee Scratch Perry.
Episode 1573: American Band Madness Update: Region D Second Round Winners!
Mike Kohli and Harris King join Jim and Patrick to analyze the results of some second-round matchups in the American Band Madness tournament – including some big upsets – and look ahead to the Sweet Sixteen.
Episode 1572: Five Irish albums for St. Patrick’s Day
Our own Patrick goes through his record library and selects five albums by Irish artists sure to enhance your St. Patrick’s Day. Included are songs from The Clancy Brothers & Tommy Makem, The Pogues, John McCormack, The Villagers and Van Morrison.