Good Morning, music aficionados everywhere! We are here in The Mermaid Lounge anticipating a hot one outside and in. We’ve got a great Dead album as our AOW and some music from across the pond.
Here’s today’s lineup:
11:00 a.m. Album of The Week: American Beauty by The Grateful Dead NEW!
Our Album of The Week this week is the fifth studio album by The Grateful Dead, American Beauty, which was released in 1970. It was born during a prolific composition spell between Jerry Garcia and Dead lyricist Robert Hunter. It would go from Gold to Platinum and to Double-Platinum status by 2001 and was listed as album number 215 on Rolling Stone’s Top 500 Albums of All Time by 2020. It spent 19 weeks on the Billboard 200 charts in 1970.
3:00 p.m. The British Are Coming: Various Artists
Today we have visitors from across the pond, as they say, bringing you music from The British Invasion and beyond. You’ll hear Dave Mason, Electric Light Orchestra, The Who, The Beatles, The Zombies, The Hollies, Petula Clark, Dusty Springfield, Small Faces, Led Zeppelin, The Kinks, Queen, The Dave Clark Five, The Bee Gees, The Moody Blues, Rod Stewart, George Harrison, Paul McCartney, Them, Herman’s Hermits, Gerry & The Pacemakers, Badfinger, The Yardbirds, Traffic, Elton John, Lulu, Pink Floyd, Yes, The Animals, Manfred Mann’s Earth Band, The Spencer Davis Group and more!
It’s a day of rest. The Big Guy or The Big Chick (if you believe) even took today off, folks. So, come on. Tune in. Turn on. Drop out. It’s the perfect day.
ON. DROP OUT.