Good Morning, Musicologists! No EP today, but there’s no shortage of great programming here in The Mermaid Lounge as we take you on a great musical journey.
Here’s your programming for today:
11:00 a.m. Bob Dylan with Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers Live at The Cal Expo Amphitheatre, Sacramento, CA, June 12, 1986
Two masters alone and together on Dylan’s 1986 True Confessions Tour. Truly a wonder to behold.
3:00 p.m. Album of The Week: The Union by Elton John & Leon Russell
This afternoon we give you the next-to-last airing of this great collaboration between Elton John and Leon Russell, released in 2010. The final airing will be sometime on Saturday.
7:00 p.m. The All-Girl Revue, Volume Three: Various Artists
Tonight we put the women of music in charge once again. You’ll hear a shortened version of our ‘Ladies Day Out’ EP with Linda Ronstadt, Valerie Carter, Phoebe Snow, Carole King, Janis Joplin, Emmylou Harris, Bonnie Raitt, Aretha Franklin, Melanie, Norah Jones, Judy Collins, Melissa Etheridge, Dolly Partin, Shawn Colvin, Wendy Waldman, Susan Tedeschi, The Shirelles, The Staple Singers (featuring Mavis Staples), Gladys Knight & The Pips, The Pretenders (featuring Chrissie Hynde), Joni Mitchell and more!
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