Van Morrison “Live” at the Capitol Theater, Johnny Winter “Live” at The Bottom Line, and Our Album of the Week, Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Good Morning, Ungovernables! It’s Tuesday Bluesday here, and we’ve got new Johnny Winter to fit the bill.

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Here’s your Tuesday line-up:

1:00 p.m.   Album of the Week: Souvenirs, by Dan Fogelberg

4:00 p.m.   Van Morrison: Live at the Capitol Theater, LA, October 6, 1979

7:00 p.m.   Our Tuesday Bluesday Selection: Johnny Winter Live at The Bottom Line, New York, September 5, 1978   NEW!

Johnny Winter’s entire life was dedicated to the blues. Although sometimes forgotten, his string of monster albums in the late sixties and early seventies established Winter as one of the most important figures in the blues genre. 

Tune in. We’d love your company.

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Laura Nyro in the Spotlight, Little Feat “Live” in Boston, and Our New Album of The Week, Sunday, March 29, 2020

Good Morning, Ungovernables! It’s a rainy Sunday here, and perfect for settling in and listening to non-stop music. Just whistle while you plot a revolution.

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Here’s your Sunday Funday line-up:

11:00 a.m.    Album of the Week: Souvenirs, by Dan Fogelberg

This was Dan Fogelberg’s second studio album, released in October 1974, and it’s one of my favorites. I’m not one to listen to music critics, and albums like this make me happy that I don’t. He has a lot of really legit help here: Don Henley, Russ Kunkel, Al Perkins, Graham Nash, and Glenn Frey. Produced by Joe Walsh. Give it a listen.

3:00 p.m.     In the Spotlight: The Music of Laura Nyro

Laura’s compositions have resulted in hits for many, like The Fifth Dimension, Blood, Sweat & Tears, Three Dog Night, and Peter, Paul & Mary. Now, it’s her turn in the spotlight.

6:00 p.m.     Little Feat, Live at the Orpheum Theater, Boston, MA  NEW!

What can you say about Little Feat? I’ve seen these guys — in their Lowell George iteration — several times. They are untouchable. We’re working on some new live stuff beyond this as well for down the road a piece.

Don’t know what it’s doing there, but as long as you have a computer tab or a phone, there’s always time for music.

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The Stones “Live,” Dan Fogelberg in the Spotlight, Emmylou Harris & The Desert Rose Band, Plus Our Album of the Week on Thursday, February 6, 2020

Good Morning, Ungovernables! We have great music today, including the Rolling Stones Live at the Fonda Theater!

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11:00 a.m.     Album of the Week: Bob Dylan’s Desire

This was the first time I heard Emmylou Harris in any serious fashion. I had heard her sing on some of Linda Ronstadt’s music, and she was becoming known to me then, but the raw power of her performances on this album really struck me. It was only much later that I found out she did not know that Dylan would use all the material as it happened, with no post-production. Amazing. I immediately went out and bought Elite Hotel. The rest is history.

2:00 p.m.      The Rolling Stones: Live at the Fonda Theater

A brand new addition to our “live” music collection!

5:00 p.m.      In the Spotlight: The Music of Dan Fogelberg

9:00 p.m.      Emmylou Harris & The Desert Rose Band

It inadvertently turned out to be an Emmylou kind of day. Here she steps out with the Desert Rose Band, a country rock band out of California founded in 1985 by Chris Hillman (formerly of The Byrds and The Flying Burrito Brothers), Herb Pederson (formerly of The Eagles), and John Jorgenson.

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Programming for Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Good Morning, Ungovernables! Here’s your planned programming for today on #BecomeUngovernable Radio. We’re slipping in an extra musical special today in honor of Dan Fogelberg’s birthday, so be sure to tune in

Jackson Browne and Warren Zevon

10: 00 a.m.   Jackson Browne & Warren Zevon: Live Acoustic Set

The boys hang out together singing each other’s songs. What could be better?

11:15 a.m.    In the Spotlight: The Music of Dan Fogelberg

The man who defined soft rock died far too young at the age of 56. He was one of those guys who flew under the radar, but shouldn’t have. His album, Souvenirs, is one of the best albums ever made. We’re slipping this extra set in today in honor of Dan’s birthday.

1:00 p.m.    Sarah Freels: Wake Up America!

Sarah talks about controlled opposition and how WikiLeaks helped us navigate the minefield.

4:00 p.m.    Mudcrutch Madness

The band that left Gainesville with Tom Petty. In L.A., it morphed into Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers. But Tom decided to bring them back again, and what a great decision is was. The version of Hungry No More on this playlist was performed at Boston’s House of Blues in 2016 is he absolute finest recording of that song ever.

7:30 p.m.    Head-to-Head With Norman Finkelstein

Is it time to boycot Israel? Is this really a question?