We open the mailbag way up and address listener correspondence about Ken Burns’ “Country Music,” albums from 1984, Tool and the discovery of Durand Jones and the Indications.
A second episode in which listeners share sad stories about missed concerts, including the White Stripes and Radiohead.
Listeners respond to episode 738 (The Concerts That Got Away) with their own tales of missed opportunities, including shows by Bruce Springsteen, David Bowie, Meat Puppets and the Guess Who.
We got calls and other correspondence – even an in-studio guest – responding to our recent episode about Galaxie 500’s “On Fire” album.
We asked listeners to turn us on to new music. They responded. Featuring tracks by Lungbutter, Copperhead, Monolord, Michael Kiwanuka, Starcrawler and the Sideways.
Listener Gerald Chyzenski calls in to talk up the new release from Robbie Robertson.
Listeners respond to our Perfect Albums episode with their own picks, including records by Bob Dylan, Robert Palmer, Big Sugar, Sammy, the Screamin’ Cheetah Wheelies and the Tragically Hip. Plus, discussion of albums that are “99% perfect.”
Lots of listeners held a pen to respond to our Replacements Countdown (episodes 667-671).
Listener Harris responds to our interview with Robert Dean Lurie, author of “Begin the Begin: R.E.M.’s Early Years” in episodes 659-661.
Jesse from San Antonio calls in to tell us about new music discoveries – the Teskey Brothers and Gaffa Tape Sandy. Plus, comments about Bruce Springsteen’s “Western Stars.” Dig it.