Happy Saturday from The Mermaid Lounge, where we are back up and running with some great programming today. We’ve got our usual busy Saturday here.
Here’s today’s line-up:
11:00 a.m. Bob Marley & The Wailers Live At The Roxy, West Hollywood, May 26, 1976
We’re going to kick off the day with the man who is rightfully seen as a pioneer of Reggae music, Bob Marley. Widely recognized as the premier Jamaican singer, songwriter and musician, he and the Wailers developed a unique sound of their own by fusing together elements of Reggae, Ska and Rocksteady.
3:00 p.m. Album of The Week: Songbird by Eva Cassidy FINAL AIRING!
Today is the final airing of Eva Cassidy’s Songbird album. She had a beautiful voice that many people still have yet to experience. She is now in our standard rotation, but this album will give you the immersion experience. Enjoy before we choose a new album tomorrow.
6:00 p.m. Eric Clapton & Friends Pay Tribute to J.J. Cale
Eric Clapton and his friends pay tribute to one of the great singer-songwriters of any generation, J.J. Cale, the man who pioneered what is called the Tulsa Sound, which fused blues, swamp music, rockabilly, country and jazz. Although he avoided the limelight, artists like Tom Petty, Eric Clapton, Mark Knopfler and Neil Young believe he was one of the most important musicl figures in popular music.
10:00 p.m. Live Dead! The Grateful Dead Live at The Carrier Dome at Syracuse University, October 22, 1983 NEW!
The boys are back for another fan-recorded event live from the Carrier Dome at Syracuse. Enjoy this entry from the worlds premier jam band.
Tune us in. After all, it’s Saturday. The weekend is here, and we’re the best fun you can have for free, with our without your clothes on, by the way.