Whew! Welcome to a busy Saturday here in The Mermaid Lounge! We’ve got a full slate of programming coming up for you today, starting with the final airing of Paul Simon’s stint at this week’s featured Singer-Songwriter.
Here’s today’s lineup:
8:00 a.m. Singer-Songwriter Series: The Music of Paul Simon FINAL AIRING!
Today is our third and final airing if this week’s Singer-Songwriter in the spotlight, Paul Simon, who has become one of the most respected songwriters of in popular music, and rightly so.
12:00 p.m. The Original Sixties Rotation: Various Artists
Today we give you our very first playlist ever with the music that inspired us to start this thing. You’ll hear Del Shannon, Little Eva, The Drifters, The Beatles, Gerry & The Pacemakers, The Hollies, The Walker Brothers, Mary Wells, Dusty Springfield, The Searchers, The Monkees, Sonny & Cher, Petula Clark, Glen Campbell, Johnny Rivers, The Dave Clark Five, The Supremes, Harry Nilsson, The Band, The Yardbirds, The Kinks, Simon & Garfunkel, Blind Faith, Janis Joplin, Tony Joe White, Barry McGuire, Marvin Gaye, The Who, Procol Harum, The Temptations, The Four Tops, Fats Domino, Elvis Presley, Chuck Berry and more!
8:00 p.m. Album of The Week: Their Satanic Majesties Request by The Rolling Stones FINAL AIRING!
The final airing of this week’s Album of The Week is here. Tomorrow, we’ll have a brand new selection for you when you manage to roll out of bed.
10:00 p.m. Singer-Songwriter Series: The Music of Joni Mitchell NEW!
And tonight we unveil our new Singer-Songwriter in the spotlight for this week, Joni Mitchell. She too has spent decades in this business and has established herself as one of the most significant songwriters in music history. Tom Rush gave a lot of shine to the people we’ll be featuring in this series. He is heralded with kicking off the Singer-Songwriter era. He will have his own feature at some point.
Join us. It’s Saturday and we’ve already got a full Lounge here from around the globe. Join our global friends. We like globalism here. It works for us!