Episode 1060: 1981 Sophomore Albums – Pretenders, U2, Teardrop Explodes, Echo & the Bunnymen
Eric Lohrenz, a patron of the pod, picks the topic. In a follow-up to an earlier episode, we discuss four sophomore albums released in 1981: “Pretenders II,” “October” by U2, “Wilder” by the Teardrop Explodes and “Heaven Up Here” by Echo & the Bunnymen.
Episode 969: 1980 Debut Albums
Eric Lohrenz, a patron of the pod, picks the topic. We discuss debut albums that came out in 1980, including those by Pretenders, Echo & the Bunnymen, U2, Half Japanese, Huey Lewis and the News, Kurtis Blow and Jim Carroll Band.
Episode 457: Guest Shot – Short Guitar Leads
Mike Wagner of Houston fills in for Jim & Patrick. He talks about the fine art of the succinct guitar solo.