Yes sir! And if that isn’t enough for you, we’ve got some great three-in-a-row’s lined up today. You really need to be here. It’s better than the shit on television, especially with this real-time shitshow going on.
Here’s today’s line-up:
11:00 a.m. The All-Girl Revue, Volume 4: Various Artists
It’s always a good day when the ladies are starting us out. Today we have volume 4 in our series, with Carly Simon, Lucinda Williams, Linda Ronstadt, Aretha Franklin, Sheryl Crow, Lydia Pense & Cold Blood, Carole King, Joan Baez, Phoebe Snow, and many more!
3:00 p.m. Album of The Week: Sweet Baby James by James Taylor
We’re winding down here. After today, there’s only one more chance to hear this great album before we choose our new Album of The Week.
7:00 p.m. The Soul Men, Volume 1: Various Artists
Another open-stream-type playlist that has become popular here in The Mermaid Lounge. This one features Bill Withers, Al Green, Wicked Wilson Pickett, Freddie King, Jr. Walker & The All Stars, Otis Redding, Slim Harpo, The Four Tops, Fats Domino and more.
Call me biased, but this seems like a hell of a day to tune us in. Odds are you’ll find something you’ll like. Unless, of course, you’d rather pay for what you used to get for free. You know, before money became king. If that’s the case, I can’t help you.
*Oh, yeah, we invited the Dead for their usual 10:00 p.m. appearance to move us into the new week!
Good Morning, Ungovernables! This is the Women’s Week Grand Finale, and we end it the way we began: New live Linda Ronstadt at The Universal Amphitheater in L.A.
Here’s today’s line-up!
11:00 a.m. The Original All-Girl Revue!
The original is still the best. Hear Linda Ronstadt, Bonnie Raitt, Carly Simon, Carole King, Aretha Franklin, Ann Peebles, Stevie Nicks, Carlene Carter and many others!
3:00 p.m. Album of the Week: Western Wall: The Tuscon Sessions by Linda Ronstadt & Emmylou Harris FINAL AIRING!
Today we bid a fond farewell to this great album. Tomorrow we will have a brand new selection for you.
7:00 p.m. Linda Ronstadt Live at the Universal Amphitheater, October 3, 1977 NEW!
I hear it when you hear it. The buzz is that it’s great sound quality even though it’s a rare recording. Right now, this is the only UA recording I can find anywhere. And anyone who is familiar with Ronstadt’s career knows that her nights at the UA numbered in the 20 range during this time.
10:00 p.m. LIVE DEAD! The Grateful Dead Live at The Cameron Indoor Stadium, Durham, N.C., April 12, 1978 NEW!
The Dead kicks out the jams with their usual 10:00 p.m. time slot, ushering us into the new week of music with a 3+ hour set live from North Carolina.
This is a great day to join us. It’s Saturday. This isn’t rocket science. And it’s free. And it’s outside the system. Every fucking day.
Good Morning, Ungovernables! How is your July 4 hangover? Well, some of our ‘hangovers’ are different from others. But we here at The Mermaid Lounge have the universal antidote. It’s called great music.
Here’s your Sunday Funday line-up:
11:00 a.m. Album of The Week: Homegrown by Neil Young NEW!
Neil Young’s 40th studio release is our Album of the Week. Homegrown was actually recorded between June 1974 and January 1975, but the album was shelved by Young in favor of Tonight’s The Night. Young finally released this on June 19 of this year.
3:00 p.m. The All-Girl Revue: Various Artists
We have four of these playlists now, but this was the first we ever put together. We have Linda Ronstadt, Patti Smith, Janis Joplin, Carly Simon, Laura Nyro, Aretha Franklin, and many more.
8:00 p.m. Chicago Live at Tanglewood, Lenox, MA, July 21, 1970
Chicago was one of the most adventurous, musically brilliant bands on the scene until Terry Kath’s unfortunate death. (At that point, Peter Cetera took over and turned it into fucking ballad-driven elevator music with a sometimes religious tinge.) I couldn’t find this concert on Chicago’s concert history list, and that’s because they were not Bill Graham’s first choice for his Fillmore at Tanglewood series. Neither Joe Cocker nor Jimi Hendrix could make the date, so it went to Chicago and, holy shit,did they ever deliver.
It’s Sunday; a day of rest. Kick back and tune us in. You will not regret it. I promise.
Good Morning, Ungovernables! It’s Sunday and we’ve chosen our new Album of the Week, we have the Dead live in Honolulu, and our final airing of Strike Watch.
Here’s your Sunday line-up!
11:00 a.m. Strike Watch with Adam Rice: Exposing Act Blue
This will be the final airing of Strike Watch for this cycle.
2:00 p.m. Album of the Week: Feats Don’t Fail Me Now, Little Feat
The fourth studio album by Little Feat was released on August 9. 1974. Background vocals on this album were provided by Bonnie Raitt and Emmylou Harris, and additional musicians included the Tower of Power Horns. The members of this great band are: