Tag: fan mail

  • Thumbnail for Episode 999: Fan Mail – Greatest American Bands

    Episode 999: Fan Mail – Greatest American Bands

    Listeners respond to an episode from April about the greatest American bands. New nominees include Green Day, Los Lobos, Metallica and ZZ Top.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 998: Fan Mail – Perfect Pop: Primal Scream

    Episode 998: Fan Mail – Perfect Pop: Primal Scream

    We share listener correspondence about previous Perfect Pop selections. Plus, listener Jason from New York makes a new Perfect Pop pick, by Primal Scream.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 933: Fan Mail – 1991

    Episode 933: Fan Mail – 1991

    We respond to some listener correspondence about an episode from March 30th on albums from 1991.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 932: Fan Mail – Bond Themes

    Episode 932: Fan Mail – Bond Themes

    We respond to listener (and intern) correspondence regarding our Feb. 27 episode on Bond Themes. Plus, we go off on tangents regarding other original songs written for films and bad horror movies at drive-in theaters.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 915: Fan Mail – Thomas Dolby, Concert Ruiners, New Zealand

    Episode 915: Fan Mail – Thomas Dolby, Concert Ruiners, New Zealand

    Listeners respond to past episodes. Kevin Clement of Louisiana tells us about a ruined concert. Ken Wadsworth of Kentucky talks about Thomas Dolby’s great follow-up album, “The Flat Earth.” And Liam McIndoe, a New Zealand native living in Ireland, explains matters of music (and meat pies) in his country of origin.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 914: Fan Mail – Tribute Songs

    Episode 914: Fan Mail – Tribute Songs

    We respond to listener correspondence to our March 25 episode about tribute songs, with calls from Kevin Clement in Louisiana, Harris King in South Carolina and David Lee in California.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 913: Fan Mail – Richard Dawson, Mattiel, Chemtrails, Stutter Steps, Futurebirds

    Episode 913: Fan Mail – Richard Dawson, Mattiel, Chemtrails, Stutter Steps, Futurebirds

    It’s a listener new music roundup! We feature calls and emails about artists and tunes discovered over the past several months. Mark Neese likes Richard Dawson (not THAT Richard Dawson). Jimmy Lonetti tells us about Mattiel. Marios likes Chemtrails. Scott Oliver tells us about Stutter Steps. And Stephen Yonce likes Futurebirds.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 912: Fan Mail – The Who, Pete Townshend, Wussy

    Episode 912: Fan Mail – The Who, Pete Townshend, Wussy

    Listeners respond to our week of episodes about The Who. Mark Daniel talks about his lifelong fandom. Michael Favicchio tells us about a Who tribute song by indie band Wussy. And Dave from Kenosha calls in with his top 10 Pete Townshend solo songs (we didn’t even have to ask).

  • Thumbnail for Episode 911: Fan Mail – John Prine

    Episode 911: Fan Mail – John Prine

    Listeners Jason Goebel, Nick Arndt, Phil Ingrassia and Niklas Nygårds respond to our Rest in Power episode about John Prine.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 848: Fan Mail – KRS-One, Concerts That Got Away

    Episode 848: Fan Mail – KRS-One, Concerts That Got Away

    We address listener correspondence about episodes on missed concert opportunities (Nos. 738, 794 and 795) and the music of KRS-One and Boogie Down Productions (No. 801).