We address listener correspondence about the Kinks (from episode 711).
We discuss songs artists have recorded in tribute to other artists.
Billie Eilish’s “No Time To Die” provides a springboard for a discussion of Bond movie theme songs. Tug Baker, Rob Gates and Kevin Goff join in the conversation.
Kevin Goff and Rob Gates join the show again to talk Genesis, this time responding to listener comments.
We feature some stragglers to the 2019 listener favorites series. Kevin Clement likes Dollyrots and Michaela Anne, Craig Rosen talks up Minus 5, and Jay Ignacio tells a touching story about the music of Philippines’ Munimuni. (Kevin Goff fills in for Patrick.)
Two dispatches from listener Steven Routledge on this episode! First, he talks about new music he discovered in December – including Greg Dulli and Panopticon – plus his favorites of 2017: Lion and Karen O/Danger Mouse. Then he talks about new music from January – Ryan Hamilton and the Harlequin Ghosts, the Lonesome Wilderness and Tattletale Saints – plus more 2019 favorites, including Mini Meltdowns, Richard Lucas and Daniel Meade.
We conclude Genesis Week by discussing a few more favorite songs. With Kevin Goff and Rob Gates. Dig it.
The Genesis fan base is split between those who like the long prog-rock songs vs. those who prefer the more standard pop structure.
We continue Genesis Week with a look at the era when popmeister Phil Collins took over as lead singer. (With Kevin Goff and Rob Gates.)
Kevin Goff and Rob Gates join Jim in the basement to explore Genesis’ early incarnation as a prog rock band, with Peter Gabriel as lead singer.