Good morning, music lovers! We’re at midweek and we are cooking with gas today as we bring you some sounds from Laurel Canyon, Carly Simon as our featured singer-songwriter and a spotlight featuring Little Richard, a founding father of rock and roll.
Here’s today’s midweek musical lineup:
9:00 a.m. Music From Laurel Canyon: Various Artists
Laurel Canyon was the home to two generations of great musicians. Together, they made the musical sounds heard around the world, including the fusion of country and folk with rock. You will hear The Byrds, The Mamas & The Papas, Buffalo Springfield, The Beach Boys, The Lovin’ Spoonful, The Doors, Jackson Browne, Joni Mitchell, The Monkees, CSNY, Manassas, John Mayall, The Eagles, J.D. Souther, Harry Nilsson, Canned Heat, Carole King, James Taylor, The Souther-Hillman-Furay Band, Linda Ronstadt and more!
4:00 p.m. Singer-Songwriter Series: The Music of Carly Simon
Carly Simon is back for a second spin as this week’s featured singer-songwriter.
8:00 p.m. In the Spotlight: The Music of Little Richard
Little Richard was one of the founding fathers of rock and roll and influenced generations of subsequent musicians, including our house bands…The Beatles and Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers. Tonight we put him In the Spotlight where he belongs.
We’re at midweek, musicologists. After today, we’re on the downslide to the weekend once again. It’s always more pleasant when you’ve got good music to get you there. That’s what we’re all about. We’re totally free and devoid of commercial advertising. What’s not to love?