Good Morning, Musicologists! Today’s mix will be Open Stream with Three-in-a-Row’s throughout. Where it goes is anyone’s guess. The Streaming Guru is in control today.
Here’s today’s musical line-up:
All Day Open Stream with Three-in-a-Row’s
We’re circulating 26,000+ songs for you, and tossing in some Three-fers for good measure today. Enjoy.
6:00 p.m. Tom Petty Bootleg Series, Disc 3, 1976-1981 NEW!
Live from the road with the ultimate road band. We have live bootleg performances of Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers from the years 1976-1981 for your listening pleasure. And I do mean that.
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Good Day, Music Lovers! We’re back here at the College of Rock n’ Roll Knowledge doing the deed for you.
Here’s today’s bucket of knowledge:
November 18, 1956: Fats Domino appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show, where he sang Blueberry Hill. The song would peak at #2 on the US charts.
November 18, 1964: The Supremes appear on the TV Rock n’ Roll Show, Shindig, and sing Baby Love and Come See About Me.
November 18, 1967:To Sir With Love by Lulu sits on the top of the singles charts for a fifth week.
November 18, 1968: Glen Campbell, a former session musician for Nat “King” Cole, Frank Sinatra and The Beach Boys, is awarded two Gold Records, one for Gentle On My Mind and the other for By The Time I Get To Phoenix.
The Jimi Hendrix double album, Electric Ladyland, reaches #1 on the US charts. Steve Winwood, Al Kooper, and Dave Mason appear on the album.
Randy Meisner, Jim Messina, Richie Furay, and Rusty Young — also known as Poco — make their debut at The Troubadour.
November 18, 1971: Procol Harum recorded a concert with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra; portions would later be released on vinyl.
November 18, 1972: Bill Withers appears on Soul Train, where he sings his hit Lean On Me, and its follow-up Use Me Up.
Danny Whitten, of Neil Young’s back-up band Crazy Horse, dies of a heroin overdose. This tragic event inspires Young to write The Needle and the Damage Done.
Steely Dan makes its debut on the music scene with the release of the song, Do It Again. It would be the first of many hits for them.
Cat Stevens’ Catch Bull At Four begins a three-week run atop the album charts. Stevens played 14 instruments during the recording of the album, his most successful LP.
November 18, 1989: Linda Ronstadt and Aaron Neville reign at the top of the Adult Contemporary charts for a third week with the song Don’t Know Much.
Here we are again on another Tuesday Bluesday in The Mermaid Lounge, and we’ve really done up the blues playlist we built for Blues Week. You get to hear it in its expanded form today.
Here’s today’s line-up:
11:00 a.m. Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed, and Something Blues NEW EXPANDED PLAYLIST!
We put this list together for the first time for Blues Week in September. We have since expanded it to just over four uninterrupted hours of open stream blues with James Cotton, Eric Clapton, B.B. King, Bonnie Raitt, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Paul Butterfield, J.J. Cale, The Allman Brothers Band, and many more!
5:00 p.m. Album of The Week: The Main Refrain by Wendy Waldman
If you don’t know Wendy Waldman by now, this would be an excellent time to get to know her.
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Good Morning, Students! Here’s today’s lesson from The Mermaid Lounge. Some days we have more than others. Take notes. There’ll be a quiz later.
Here’s your lesson for today!
November 17, 1938: Canadian singer Gordon Lightfoot is born in Orilla, Ontario.
November 17, 1944: Gene Clark, singer-songwriter for The New Christy Minstrels and The Byrds, is born in Tipton, Missouri.
November 17, 1966: The Beach Boys had the #1 spot on the UK singles charts with Good Vibrations.
November 17, 1967: A 16-date UK package tour featuring Jimi Hendrix, Pink Floyd, The Move (Jeff Lynne’s first band before ELO and The Traveling Wilburys), The Nice, and Amen Corner played at the City Hall, Sheffield, UK.
November 17, 1971: Rod Stewart & Faces release A Nod Is As Good As A Wink…To a Blind Horse. This is their third LP together.
November 17, 1980: John Lennon releases Double Fantasy. Three weeks later he is shot and killed outside The Dakota.
November 17, 1994: Bob Dylan tapes his episode of MTV Unplugged in New York City.
November 17, 2003:Let It Be…Naked is released, removing the strings and other big sound artifacts added by Phil Spector in the original production.
November 17, 2007: The Eagles have the #1 album with Long Road Out of Eden, their first studio album since 1979.
That’s it from the College of Rock n’ Roll Knowledge! We’ll be back in a while with today’s programming.