Tag: Rest in Power

  • Thumbnail for Episode 834: John Prine, Rest in Power

    Episode 834: John Prine, Rest in Power

    John Prine died of coronavirus on April 7 at age 73. We — and some listeners — pay tribute to this acclaimed singer-songwriter.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 830: Bill Withers, Rest in Power

    Episode 830: Bill Withers, Rest in Power

    One of America’s great songwriters, Bill Withers, died on March 30 at age 81. Jim and Patrick pay tribute to the legendary soul singer.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 829: Adam Schlesinger, Rest in Power

    Episode 829: Adam Schlesinger, Rest in Power

    Fountains of Wayne’s Adam Schlesinger died of covid-19 on April 1 at age 52. He was one of the great pop songwriters of our time. (One bit of evidence: he wrote “That Thing You Do.”)

  • Thumbnail for Episode 768: Neil Peart, Rest in Power

    Episode 768: Neil Peart, Rest in Power

    SPECIAL EPISODE: Neil Peart of Rush, one of the greatest drummers of all time, died Jan. 7 from brain cancer. Jim and Patrick are joined by Mike Snider and Brad Maylor to discuss Peart’s contributions to rock music.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 689: Rest in Power – Ric Ocasek, Daniel Johnston, Eddie Money

    Episode 689: Rest in Power – Ric Ocasek, Daniel Johnston, Eddie Money

    We say goodbye to three artists of note:
    Indie singer-songwriter Daniel Johnston passed on Sept. 11, 2019, at age 58.
    Rocker Eddie Money, on Sept. 13 at 70.
    Cars singer and songwriter (and famed producer) Ric Ocasek on Sept. 15 at 75.
    Rest in Power.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 623: Dr. John, Rest in Power

    Episode 623: Dr. John, Rest in Power

    New Orleans icon Dr. John (born Malcolm John Rebennack Jr.) died on June 6, 2019, at age 77. Jim and Patrick pay tribute.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 615: Roky Erickson, Rest in Power

    Episode 615: Roky Erickson, Rest in Power

    Roky Erickson died on May 31, 2019, at age 71. He blended psychedelia with garage rock and influenced a wide swath of musicians while dealing with mental health issues. Jim & Patrick pay tribute.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 575: Scott Walker and Ranking Roger, Rest in Power

    Episode 575: Scott Walker and Ranking Roger, Rest in Power

    Avant-garde musician Scott Walker died on March 22, 2019, at age 76. Ranking Roger of the English Beat died on March 26 at age 56. We pay tribute to both of these influential musicians. (Recorded on the back deck. Jasper Colt joins in.)

  • Thumbnail for Episode 574: Hal Blaine and Dick Dale, Rest in Power

    Episode 574: Hal Blaine and Dick Dale, Rest in Power

    Legendary session drummer Hal Blaine died on March 11, 2019, at age 90. Dick Dale, King of the Surf Guitar, died on March 16 at age 81. We pay tribute to these important figures in pop music. (Recorded on the back deck, with guest Jasper Colt.)

  • Thumbnail for Episode 491: Buzzcocks’ Pete Shelley, Rest in Power

    Episode 491: Buzzcocks’ Pete Shelley, Rest in Power

    Pete Shelley of the Buzzcocks died Dec. 6 at age 63. Jim & Patrick discuss his impact.