It’s Tuesday Bluesday With Eric Clapton, Our Album of the Week Returns, and We Have a New Early Linda Ronstadt Playlist on May 19, 2020

Good Morning, Ungovernables! We have a special Tuesday Bluesday treat today, nearly four hours of highlights from Eric Clapton and his friends at the Crossroads Guitar Festivals.

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Here’s your Tuesday Bluesday line-up:

9:00 a.m.   Album of the Week: Adieu False Heart, Linda Ronstadt & Ann Savoy

This is an amazing album, and the perfect way to enjoy your morning coffee. I know I will.

12:00 p.m.  Linda Ronstadt: The Stone Poney & Early Years   NEW!

This playlist encompasses the very early years of Linda Ronstadt, even before Don’t Cry Now, which came one year before that breakthrough album known as Heart Like A Wheel. 

4:00 p.m.    Tuesday Bluesday with Eric Clapton & Friends: Highlights From The Crossroads Guitar Festivals

Join Eric Clapton with blues guitarists like Buddy Guy, Warren Haynes, Butch Trucks, and others who have graced the stage of his Crossroads Guitar Festivals over the years.

You really should tune us in. We’ll help you get through your day.

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The Early Beatles, The Inner Sanctum, and Rock, Blues & Ballads, Volume 1 on Friday, May 15, 2020

Good Morning, Ungovernables! We’ve got some great music lined up for your Friday, no matter what you’re up to.

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Here’s your Friday line-up!

12:00 p.m.   The Beatles: The Early Years

We’re moving onto those crucial middle years with a brand new playlist on Saturday, Seems to me this would be a good time to give a listen to their early work.

3:00 p.m.     The Inner Sanctum: Dead Reckoning  FINAL AIRING THIS WEEK!

This is the final airing if Episide 2. We will have a brand new episode on Monday.

6:00 p.m.     Rock, Blues & Ballads, Volume 1: Various Artists   NEW!

We’ve greatly expanded this playlist since its last airing! Hear J.J. Cale, Tom Petty, Linda Ronstadt, Gregg Allman, Steve Winwood, Maria Muldaur, Aretha Franklin, James Taylor, and more!

Tune us in, people! Time waits for noone!

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Tom Rush in The Spotlight, Mick Jagger & Jeff Beck Hang Out, and “Who’s Next,” Thursday, March 19, 2020

Good Morning, Ungovernables! Listening to #BecomeUngovernable Radio has been proven to be very good for your emotional well being. (Not really. I just made that shit up.) But you should tune us in anyway. We’ve got a good one today.

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Here’s your social distancing line-up!

11:00 a.m.     Album of the Week: Who’s Next, by The Who

There’s a very interesting story behind this album and where the material evolved from. You can learn more by clicking on the image to the right in the Album of the Week feature box.

2:00 p.m.       In the Spotlight: The Music of Tom Rush     NEW!

Tom Rush is one of those guys who could easily go unnoticed, but that would be a giant mistake. Tom Rush has influenced an entire generation of musicians, including Joni Mitchell, Jackson Browne and James Taylor. He is credited by Rolling Stone magazine with creating the era of the singer-songwriter. Tom Rush has been a quiet force in music for a very long time. I recently saw him in Portsmouth, New Hampshire (his birth place), and he was doing just fine at 79.

7:00 p.m.       Mick Jagger & Jeff Beck: Live at the Country Club, Receda

Tune us in, people. All you need is a computer or a phone.

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Big Update to #BecomeUngovernable Standard Rotation

Hello Everyone. I’m a D.J. here on #BecomeUngovernable Radio, and will be providing content to the blog at various times. I’m pleased to be able to tell you about some of the major content additions we’ve made to the standard musical rotation over the past three weeks.

We’ve added great blues artists like Slim Harpo (The King Bee of the Blues), Little Walter, and Delbert McClinton. We’ve also added plenty of Peter Green’s version of Fleetwood Mac (great blues), and John Mayall’s Blues Breakers.

Some other artists we’ve included are Sting, Manfred Mann’s Earth Band, Christine McVie (without Fleetwood Mac), Eddie Cochran, The Electric Prunes, Alison Krauss (with and without Union Station), Bo Diddly, and The Blues Brothers.

We’ve also bolstered artists already in the rotation by adding tracks and collections, including The Rolling Stones, The Beatles, Dusty Springfield, Dr. John, Bruce Hornsby, The Grateful Dead, and Ry Cooder.

There’s also a great new flavor of New Orleans “local” bands, including The Daywalkers, Chance Bushman & Friends, and Dr. Saxtrum. We hope you’ll enjoy that.

We’ll keep you posted as more are added!

Albert King & Stevie Ray Vaughan “In Session,” John Lennon in the Spotlight, Steve Winwood & Eric Clapton, and the Final Feats, Saturday, December 14, 2019

Good Morning, Ungovernables! It’s the weekend once again, and we’re kicking it off with some great music.

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Here’s today’s line-up:

11:00 a.m.     Albert King & Stevie Ray Vaughan “In Session”

2:00 p.m.       Album of the Week: Feats Don’t Fail Me Now, by Little Feat

The final airing of our album of the week. On Sunday, we will reveal the new choice.

5:00 p.m.       In the Spotlight: The Music of John Lennon

On December 14, 1980, 30,000 fans gathered outside of St. George’s Hall in Liverpool, while 100,000 attended a memorial in New York’s Central Park, after Yoko Ono calls on fans to observe ten minutes of silence for John Lennon.

9:00 p.m.       Steve Winwood & Eric Clapton Live at Madison Square Garden

Join us. It’s as simple as pulling up a tab.

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The Concert for George, Graceland, Johnny Winter & Dr. John Live (Together), and Petty & The Heartbreakers are Back, Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Good Morning, Ungovernables! We took a little break from the Heartbreakers after #Rocktober, but they’re back with what is considered to be one of their best live performances ever.

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Here’s your scheduled programming for today:

11:00 a.m.     Selections From The Concert for George

One year after we lost George Harrison, his family and friends got together to pay him tribute. Tom Petty, Jeff Lynne, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Dhani Harrison, Eric Clapton and a host of others put on an astounding show.

2:00 p.m.      Album of the Week: Graceland, by Paul Simon

5:00 p.m.      Johnny Winter & Dr. John Live in Sweden (1987)

The set list for this baby has been added to the Playlist section.

9:00 p.m.      Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers: Live at Fenway Park, Boston (2014)

The Heartbreakers bring the Hypnotic Eye tour to Boston, and absolutely blow away 40,000 rockin’ fans.

It’s sure to be the winter of our discontent. Sit a spell. Listen to some tunes.

Take the edge off.

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Marsalis & Clapton, Muldaur & Dylan, and The Petty Party Continues

Good Morning, Ungovernables! We have a great line-up for you today as the Petty Party rocks on!

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11:00 a.m.    Wynton Marsalis & Eric Clapton Play the Blues: Live From Lincoln Center

2:00 p.m.      Tom Petty: Live and Loving It!

As we all know here in PettyLand: If you haven’t experienced the Heartbreakers live, then you haven’t experienced the Heartbreakers.

5:00 p.m.      Maria Muldaur Sings the Love Songs of Bob Dylan

Yeah. He wrote those too.

9:00 p.m.      Tom Petty’s Wildflowers

Tom Petty’s second solo album, released on November 1, 1994.

The Petty Party Continues and It’s Happy Birthday to Stevie Ray Vaughan!

Good Morning, Ungovernables! Thought we’d do something a bit different today, so we’re taking a close-up look at three Tom Petty albums, two with the Heartbreakers and one solo effort, Highway Companion, one of my all-time favorite Petty albums.

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Here’s the line up:

10:00 a.m.   Stevie Ray Vaughan Live at Montreaux (1982 & 1985)

Today would have been SRV’s 65th birthday, born in the great year of 1954 (along with yours truly). This guy’s life was cut far too short. One of the greatest blues singers and guitarists ever.

1:00 p.m.     Tom Petty’s Highway Companion (released July 25, 2006)

Don’t bother to listen to the critics. All they ever wanted this guy to do is rock out. He’s a whole lot more than that. In fact, his bandmates never understood why he didn’t make an all-acoustic album. He apparently didn’t think he was a good enough guitar player to go there. (He may be no Mike Campbell, but he’s no slouch on that thing.) This is, in my humble opinion, one of the finest albums I’ve heard.

4:00 p.m.     Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers’ Hypnotic Eye (released July 29, 2014)

The Heartbreakers’ thirteenth and final studio album was one of the best ever. Up until this release, I truly believed that Damn The Torpedoes, would go down in history as the band’s crowning achievement. Not so. (We will get to DTT also.)

7:00 p.m.     Tom Petty & The Hearbreakers’ Mojo (released July 15, 2010)

The Heartbreakers’ twelfth album was recorded live in the studio with no overdubs, and was created as a blues album. If you are a music aficionado and care to explore, there’s a cool little story behind this one.

Pull up a tab. This is going to be a good one.

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Programming for Saturday, September 14, 2019

Good Morning, Ungovernables! It’s the weekend, and here’s your scheduled programming for today!

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10:00 a.m.    Eric Clapton & Friends: A Tribute to J.J. Cale

1:00 p.m.      Wake the F#$! Up, America with Sarah Freels

Sarah Freels and Adam Rice take a look back at the things that don’t add up about the official story of September 11, 2001

4:00 p.m.      That Sweet Soul Sound

Classics from Motown to Muscle Shoals

7:00 p.m.       Alison Weir: Against Our Better Judgment

The real story of how Israel came to be, and how we aided and abetted in the theft of Arab land

9:00 p.m.       The Inner Sanctum: The Skull That Walked 

 

Programming for Friday, August 9, 2019

Good Morning, Ungovernables! Here’s your special programming for Friday, August 9!

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10:00 a.m.   Van Morrison Live at the Capitol Theater, October 6, 1979

My generation has been blessed with a bucketload of talented singer-songwriters. This guy is one of them.

1:00 p.m.    Chris Hedges: The State of the Planet and the Looming Food Crisis

Nil Zacharias who co-authored Eat For The Planet with Gene Stone, talks with Chris Hedges about how industrialized farming is at the heart of the environmental crisis.

4:00 p.m.    Albert King and Stevie Ray Vaughan: In Session

Does it actually get any better than this where the blues are concerned?

7:00 p.m.    Robert F. Kennedy: The 1968 Election Speech Given on Townhall

Reflecting upon what could have been.