Monday, August 30, 2004

1970's FESTIVAL EXPRESS



Looks good. Here's an interview with the producer, with sound clips and link to the film's website:

NPR : Woodstock on a Rail in 'Festival Express'

Monday, August 16, 2004

Bob Weir Reviews His Long Strange Trip



Bob Weir has a 2-CD retrospective out. There are links to a couple of tunes of of it at:

NPR: Bob Weir Reviews His Long Strange Trip

The rendition of "Playing In The Band" is particularly good...

Friday, August 13, 2004

Nick Drake's "Pink Moon"



... and here's a link to Nick Drake's "Pink Moon," title track of the album circa 1972:

NPR: All Songs Considered: Episode 4

Nick Drake's Last Known Song



Listen to Nick Drake's last known song, discovered nearly 30 years after his passing:

NPR: All Songs Considered: Episode 64

Wednesday, August 11, 2004

Richie Havens



Ritchie Havens interview on NPR. Includes current song "Lives in the Balance."

NPR : Richie Havens

Friday, August 06, 2004

Freeform WBCN-FM bagan on March 15, 1968



Some recollections of when WBCN first began as a commercial freeformer:

WBCN-FM: March 15, 1968 - New England Music Scrapbook

Jim Ladd, freeformer 1969-present



Jim Ladd was interviewed by insideradio.com about his current gig at KLOS and the ones that had come before:

Jim Ladd Interview

Wednesday, August 04, 2004

Lost Early 1970's Soul on Capsoul



Always a special treat to find R & B and Soul music that has hitherto been lost. Here's some from Ohio in the beginning 1970's:

NPR : Capsoul: Ohio's Answer to Motown