Good Morning, My Friends! We’ve got some excellent programming today, including a brand new Spotlight featuring Lucinda Williams. I’ve been meaning to get this done. Sorry it has taken so long!
Here’s today’s line-up:
11:00 a.m. All About Blue: Various Artists
Playlists come in all shapes and colors. This one is about the color blue. I’ve got others on my mind, but blue is my favorite color so this one came first. You can hear The Allman Brothers Band, Linda Ronstadt, Taj Mahal, George Harrison, The Band, Elvis Presley, Badfinger Mudcrutch, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Foreigner, The Electric Light Orchestra, and others!
3:00 p.m. In The Spotlight: The Music of Lucinda Williams NEW!
I remember when Tom Petty took the time to come out on stage before Lucinda Williams opened for The Heartbreakers and told the audience that they really needed to pay attention to her. They did. If by some stroke of ill fortune you haven’t paid attention to Lucinda, this is your time.
7:00 p.m. Traffic Live at The Capitol Theatre, Port Chester, New York, June 26, 1970
Traffic was formed in Birmingham, England, in April of 1967 by Steve Winwood, Jim Capaldi, Chris Wood and Dave Mason. The band began as a psychedelic rock group, but diversified their sound by adding various instruments, including the Mellotron, the harpsichord and the sitar. They disbanded in 1969, bur reunited in 1970 to release their album John Barleycorn Must Die, and for this tour. Steve Winwood is another favorite here in The Mermaid Lounge.
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