Tag: The Crystals

  • Thumbnail for Episode 1040: Phil Spector and the Wall of Sound

    Episode 1040: Phil Spector and the Wall of Sound

    With the recent death of producer Phil Spector, we discuss the Wall of Sound. With listener calls.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 375: Perfect Pop – The Crystals, Barry White

    Episode 375: Perfect Pop – The Crystals, Barry White

    Jesse Jackson, host of “Set Lusting Bruce,” fills in for Jim & Patrick all week. Today, he talks Perfect Pop with fellow music fan Peter Chianca. They play a track by Darlene Love (which was credited to the Crystals) and another by Barry White.

  • Thumbnail for Episode 245: ‘Santa Claus is Coming to Town’

    Episode 245: ‘Santa Claus is Coming to Town’

    Day 3 of our Holiday Spectacular, in which we examine various recordings of Christmas songs. Today, we look at how a children’s ditty, “Santa Claus is Coming to Town,” became a pop-rock treat.