It’s Tuesday Bluesday With The Yardbirds, Booker T. & The MGs in The Spotlight, and “On The Border”Returns, May 26, 2020

Good Morning, Ungovernables! It’s Tuesday Bluesday once again, and we’ve got The Yardbirds on tap. Be sure to join us!

Yardbirds

Here’s your Tuesday Bluesday line-up:

12:00 p.m.   Tuesday Bluesday! The Yardbirds: The BBC Sessions 1965-1968   NEW!

The Yardbirds are a British blues-rock band formed in London in May of 1963. The original lineup featured vocalist and harmonica player Keith Relf, drummer Jim McCarty, rhythm guitarist/bassist Chris Dreja and bassist/producer Paul Samwell-Smith. Throughout the years, other band members have come and gone.

During the BBC Sessions featured in this playlist, Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page circulated in and out of the band.

4:00 p.m.     Album of the Week: On The Border by The Eagles

This was The Eagles third studio album, and they added Don Felder to go for a more rock feel than the first two albums.

6:00 p.m.    In the Spotlight: Booker T. & The M.G.’s

Booker T. & The M.G.’s were a musical force in the sixties. Formed in Memphis in 1962, the band was influential in shaping the unique sound of Southern soul and Memphis soul. The original band members were Booker T. Jones (organ, piano), Steve Cropper (guitar), Lewie Steinberg (bass), and Al Jackson Jr. (drums). As the de facto house band for Stax Records, they also played for artists like Otis Redding, Sam & Dave, Albert King, Wilson Pickett, and Delaney & Bonnie.

Tune us in for a great musical feast. We’re free. All the time.

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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.

Linda Ronstadt-Young

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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Lucinda Live at The Fillmore, Episode 3 of “The Inner Sanctum,” and Volume 2 of Badass Guitarists Debuts on Monday, May 18, 2020

Good Morning, Ungovernables! It’s another Monday in fucking paradise! It’s looking dreary here, but the music is outstanding!

Lucinda-Williams-11

Here’s your Monday line-up:

12:00 p.m.   Lucinda Williams Live at the Fillmore!

Lucinda Williams always said she’d rather play multiple nights at the Fillmore than play in an arena. She was definitely at her best in this venue.

4:00 p.m.    Badass Guitarists, Volume 2: Various Artists   NEW!

Duane Allman, Mike Campbell, Jimmy Page, John Fogerty, Jerry Garcia, Jimi Hendrix, Andrew Gold, and Bonnie Raitt, among others…

7:00 p.m.    Episode 3, The Inner Sanctum: Death Has Claws   NEW!

Spend a half hour or so getting your inner fear on with the new episode of The Inner Sanctum.

It’s Monday, a tough day for everyone. So, why not tune us in?

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Spend Tuesday Bluesday With Allman & Clapton, John Lennon in The Spotlight, and Our Album of the Week, Tuesday, May 12, 2020

Good Morning, Ungovernables! It’s Tuesday Bluesday, and today we feature two guitar gods — Duane Allman and Eric Clapton — in some studio jams!

Duane Allman-Eric Clapton

Here’s your Tuesday Bluesday line-up!

12:00 p.m.   Album of the Week: The Band by The Band

Coming on the heels of Music From Big Pink, Robbie Robertson becomes The Band’s creative force and the rest is musical history.

3:00 p.m.    Duane Allman & Eric Clapton: Studio Jams 1-6   NEW!

Can you imagine Duane Allman and Eric Clapton hanging out in a studio together? No  need to use your imagination. It really happened.

6:00 p.m.    In the Spotlight: The Music of John Lennon

This playlist spans Lennon’s musical career. The songwriting combination of John Lennon & Paul McCartney remains the most successful in music history.

What in the world are you waiting for? We’re free. No commercials. No politicians. No bullshit. Just great music.

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Winwood & Clapton Live, A Couple of Great Albums From Tom Petty, and Our “Live Dead” For Saturday, April 25, 2020

Good Morning, Ungovernables! We have an excellent Saturday ahead of us from a musical perspective.

Winwood-Clapton

Let’s get down to the details:

12:00 p.m.   Steve Winwood & Eric Clapton: Live at Madison Square Garden (2009)

Two musical legends here live on the same stage. It doesn’t get much better than this.

5:00 p.m.     Album of the Week: Tom Petty’s Wildflowers

To learn more about this great album, simply click on the album photo in the right sidebar of this blog!

7:30 p.m.     NOT The Album of the Week: Full Moon Fever, Tom Petty   NEW!

Today’s treat gives us yet another great solo effort by Tom Petty. Full Moon Fever was released 31 years ago Friday, on April 24, 1989. Petty was joined on the album not only by his Heartbreaker bandmates, but also by his Wilbury bandmates. The album was produced by Tom Petty, Jeff Lynne, and Mike Campbell. Most of the compositions were by Petty and Lynne. The album was an immediate critical and commercial success, peaking at number 3 on the Billboard charts. It was certified 5X platinum in the U.S. and 6X platinum in Canada.

10:00 p.m.    Live Dead! The Grateful Dead Live in Anchorage, Alaska, June 21, 1980   NEW!

Welcome to the cosmic land of Live Dead, where no two sets are ever the same.

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“Wildflowers” Debuts, The Soul Queens Return & Eric Clapton Hangs With His Friends, on Sunday, April 19, 2020

Good Morning, Ungovernables! Well, we have some great new stuff for you on this day, including the debut of Tom Petty’s solo gem, Wildflowers, as our Album of the Week.

The Soul Queens, Vol. 1

Here’s your Sunday Funday line-up:

1:00 p.m.  Album of the Week: Tom Petty’s Wildflowers   NEW!

Wildflowers was the second solo studio album by Tom Petty, and it was released on November 1, 1994. In spite of Petty’s desire to break free of the constraints of the band, he used most of his compadres as session musicians. The album resulted in four single releases, the most successful of which was You Don’t Know How It Feels. The other three were It’s Good To Be King (my all-time favorite Petty song), You Wreck Me, and A Higher Place. Read more about the album and the contributors here

4:00 p.m.   The Soul Queens, Volume 1: Various Artists

Aretha Franklin, Ann Peebles, Martha & The Vandellas, The Supremes, Mary Wells, Carla Thomas, Little Eva, and more.

8:00 p.m.   Eric Clapton & Friends Live!  NEW!

Eric Clapton has a few friends over, and they ain’t social distancing. He is joined by Jimmy Page, Jeff Beck and Joe Cocker for a great repertoire of songs. Enjoy!

It’s Sunday. A day of rest. Take advantage and tune us in.

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The Allman Brothers & Eric Clapton, Ronstadt “Live” on Boston Common, Jakob Dylan in the Spotlight, and “Elite Hotel” Returns, Thursday, April 16, 2020

Good Morning, Ungovernables! Here we are ramping up for another fine day of programming before tomorrow’s Open Stream Day.

Jakob Dylan & The Wallflowers

Here’s your Thursday line-up!

12:00 p.m.   The Allman Brothers Band & Eric Clapton, Live at the Beacon (2009)

Imagine you’re at the Beacon Theater watching the Allman Brothers play…and Eric Clapton joins them on stage. Are you kidding me?

4:00 p.m.     Linda Ronstadt Live on Boston Common, July 22, 1983   NEW!

By the eighties, Linda Ronstadt knew there was ‘something wrong’ with her voice, but none of us in the audience even noticed. Another great performance by the most accomplished, versatile, talented female singer of all time.

7:00 p.m.    In the Spotlight: Jakob Dylan & The Wallflowers, Solo

Last week we featured Willie’s boy. This week, Bob’s boy. He’s no slouch either.

10:00 p.m.  Album of the Week: Elite Hotel by Emmylou Harris

If you want to find out what you’re missing, you’re going to have to tune us in.

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The Big “O” in the Spotlight, New “Live” Music From Derek & The Dominos, and The All-Girl Revue is Back on Monday, March 30, 2020

Good Morning, Ungovernables! We’ve dug deep on the live music today to bring you Derek & The Dominos! Sit back and enjoy the music.

Derek & The Dominos

Here’s today’s line-up:

1:00 p.m.   In the Spotlight: The Music of Otis Redding (aka, The Big O)

Gone before his time at the age of 26 in a plane crash that also claimed the lives of five teen-aged members of the BarKays, who had been recording and touring with him. The former well-driller from Macon, Georgia, is considered one of the greatest singers of all time, and certainly a pioneer in soul music and R & B.

4:00 p.m.   Derek & The Dominos Live!   NEW!

Derek & The Dominos was formed in the spring of 1970 by singer/guitarist Eric Clapton, keyboardist Bobby Whitlock, bass player Carl Radle, and drummer Jim Gordon. They had all played together previously in Delaney & Bonnie and Friends (who you will hear on our station in the very near future). Also contributing to their musical efforts were Dave Mason, George Harrison (the band was formed while he was making All Things Must Pass), and legendary slide guitarist Duane Allman.

7:00 p.m.   The All-Girl Revue, Volume 1

Sit back and enjoy Joni Mitchell, Carly Simon, Carlene Carter, Irma Thomas, Ann Peebles, Linda Ronstadt, Emmylou Harris, Bonnie Raitt, Lulu, and Patti Smith…just for starters.

It doesn’t get any better than this, Ungovernables! We’re totally OUTSIDE the system.

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The Last Hurrah for “Court & Spark,” Clapton and B.B. King Play the Blues, and “Live Dead” in Denmark, Saturday, March 28, 2020

Good Morning, Ungovernables! It’s Saturday, and that marks my last day at the mines before my weekend officially begins. We’re starting it out strong today.

Eric Clapton & B.B. King-3

Here’s your Saturday line-up!

2:00 p.m.    Album of the Week: Joni Mitchell’s Court & Spark

We bid a fond farewell to one of the best damned albums ever recorded. Tomorrow when you wake up, there’ll be a brand new selection on our main page!

6:00 p.m.    B.B. King & Eric Clapton: Riding With the King

B.B. King and Eric Clapton seemed to be a natural combination, and we were right about that. You’ll love this selection.

10:00 p.m.  Live Dead: Europe ’72, The Grateful Dead Live in Aarhaus, Denmark 4-16-72   NEW!

After a brief interlude in Honolulu last week, we’re back on the Europe ’72 train this week as we work our way through the tour.

If you’re stuck in lockdown, there’s no better way to weather the storm than to tune in to #BecomeUngovernable Radio.

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Sounds of the Supergroups Playlist Debuts, Dylan & The Heartbreakers “Live” in Sacramento, and Our New Album of the Week, Sunday, March 8, 2020

Good Morning, Ungovernables! We have a light programming day, but it’s pretty powerful programming!

The Traveling Wilburys

 

Here’s your Sunday Funday programming!

11:00 a.m.     Album of the Week: Blind Faith, by Blind Faith

The first and only album by this supergroup was released by Polydor Records in 1969. The band was made up of Eric Clapton and Ginger Baker from Cream, Steve Winwood of The Spencer Davis Group, and Rick Grech of Family.

You can always learn more about our Album of the Week by clicking on its photo in the blog’s sidebar!

2:00 p.m.      Sounds of the Supergroups: Various Artists  NEW!

Speaking of supergroups, this playlist covers Blind Faith, The Traveling Wilburys, Cream, Emerson, Lake and Palmer, and the supergroup nobody talks about…Ronstadt, Harris & Parton. It’s spectacular.

5:00 p.m.     Bob Dylan and Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers Live in Sacramento (’86)

After our Dylan & Heartbreakers feature, we’ll be on wide open stream!

It’s Sunday. A day of rest. Tune us in.

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