Here we are in The Mermaid Lounge beginning a week of the blues. Today, we begin with Albert King taking Album of The Week Honors, and a nostalgic visit to Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar Festival.
Here’s your Sunday Funday line-up:
11:00 a.m. Album of The Week: Born Under a Bad Sign by Albert King NEW!
Keeping with the Blues Week theme, this week’s Album of The Week is Albert King’s Born Under a Bad Sign, a compilation album released in 1967 on the Stax label. It was recorded from March 1966 to June 1967. King played with two house bands for this album, Booker T. & The MGs and the Memphis Horns.
4:00 p.m. Eric Clapton & Guests: The Crossroads Guitar Festival Revisited
We have nearly four hours of music here from Eric Clapton’s Crossroads Guitar Festivals, a series of benefit concerts to raise money for the Crossroads Centre, a drug rehabilitation center in Antigua.
Susan Tedeschi, Gary Clark, Jr., The Robert Cray Band, Joe Walsh, B.B. King, Sheryl Crow, Jeff Beck, and Carlos Santana are just some of the musicians taking part.
Join us for Blues Week. Then stick around after. It only gets better from there. We promise. For free.
Here we are on another Tuesday Bluesday with our friends The Allman Brothers Band. We’ve also got some badass guitarists up later on along with our Album of the Week!
Here’s your Tuesday Bluesay line-up:
11:00 a.m. Tuesday Bluesday! The Allman Brothers Band Live at Woodstock ’94, August 14, 1994 NEW!
Duane Allman was already long gone by the time Woodstock ’94 rolled around, but the Allman Brothers Band managed to carry on proudly in his name for many years. Today we have their performance from Woodstock ’94.
3:00 p.m. Album of the Week: The Lost Tapes by Valerie Carter
Valerie Carter was a successful singer-songwriter, as well as a background and harmony singer for Jackson Browne, Linda Ronstadt, and many others. She inspired Steve Winwood’s Valerie as well as Jackson Browne’s That Girl Could Sing. Find out why.
7:00 p.m. Badass Guitarists, Volume One: Various Artists
Some of the best pickers in the business, including Mike Campbell, Duane Allman, Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix, Lowell George, Stevie Ray Vaughan, and Bonnie Raitt.
We’re sitting right here in The Mermaid Lounge waiting for you to tune us in. Let’s go. Come on. You know you want to.
Good Morning, Ungovernables! We’ve got something for everybody today from The Mermaid Lounge, highlighted by the Monterey International Pop Festival!
Here’s today’s line-up:
11:00 a.m. In the Spotlight: The Music of The Foo Fighters
The Foos started as Dave Grohl’s one-man project after the death of Kurt Cobain and the dissolution of Nirvana. The rest, as they say, is legend.
3:00 p.m. In the Spotlight: The Music of Marvin Gaye NEW!
Singer. Songwriter. Producer. Marvin Gaye helped shape the Motown sound, earning himself a string of hits along with the title, The Prince of Motown. Today, we give him his due.
7:00 p.m. The Best of The Summer of Love! The Monterey International Pop Festival NEW!
Before Woodstock in 1969, there was the Monterey International Pop Festival held at the Monterey County Fairgrounds in California from June 16-18, 1967. The Jefferson Airplane, Janis Joplin, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, The Who, Johnny Rivers, Simon & Garfunkel, The Grateful Dead, The Mamas & The Papas and many others all graced the stage. It also marked the introduction of Otis Redding to the world.
Yeah, baby. This is a great music day to figure out what we’re all about. Join us. We’re free. Always. We’re about as outside the system as you can get. We’re perfect for you.
Good Morning, Ungovernables! It may seem like a light day musically, but that would be an incorrect assumption.
11:00 a.m. The Ungovernables Report
Sarah Freels has returned and Adam Rice carries on.
2:00 p.m. Bonnie Raitt Live in Germany (1992)
4:00 p.m. Eric Clapton & Friends: The Crossroads Guitar Festival
The 2019 event was the first time in six years the festival has returned. This particular version was pretty spectacular with over three hours of incredible music, and performances from some of the greatest bands and rockers of all time. The playlist will be on the blog prior to the broadcast, and will provide the detail.
The rest of the day is dedicated to open streaming great music from our vast library.
Good Morning, Ungovernables! Here’s your planned programming for today, the very day we debut The Ungovernable Report!
9:00 a.m. DEBUT: The Ungovernable Report
With Sarah Freels, Terri O’Connor, and Adam Rice.
10:00 a.m. In the Spotlight: The Music of Neil Young
1:00 p.m. Abby Martin and Richard Wolff on Socialism
Understanding socialism is the topic, and I think it’s a good one. There is a lot of misinformation out there.
4:00 p.m. Mudcrutch Madness!
The band that left Gainesville, Florida, for the big city (Los Angeles) would eventually morph in to Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers. This band includes Mike Campbell and Benmont Tench of the current Heartbreakers.
7:00 p.m. Abby Martin with Peter Joseph
Now that we understand Socialism, it’s time to kill capitalism.
Good Morning, Ungovernables! We begin another work week in the Land of Enslavement. Here is your scheduled programming on #BecomeUngovernable Radio.
10:00 a.m. Selections From The Concert for George
One year after George Harrison’s death, his friends and family members gathered at the Royal Albert Hall in London for a celebration of his life and music.
1:00 p.m. Chris Hedges: War is a Force Which Gives Us Meaning
Hedges delves into the American psyche and tries to make sense of our affinity for war.
4:00 p.m. Emmylou Harris & The Desert Rose Band: Bluegrass Festival
In 1986, Emmylou Harris fronted The Desert Rose Band for some traditional bluegrass. The Desert Rose Band consisted of Chris Hillman (The Byrds), Herb Pederson (The Eagles) and bluegrass man John Jorgenson.
7:00 p.m. Robert F. Kennedy: The 1968 Election Speech Given at Townhall