The Legend of Duane Allman, A Tribute to Fats Domino, and Our Album of the Week for Thursday, May 21, 2020

Good Morning, Ungovernables! This is our fifth day of bright sunshine this week! What the hell is going on? I’ll tell you what. Great music going on here.

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Here’s your line-up for Thursday:

12:00 p.m.   Album of the Week: Adieu False Heart, Linda Ronstadt & Ann Savoy

Learn more about this beautiful album by clicking on the photo in the sidebar of this blog.

3:00 p.m.    Skydog: The Legend of Duane Allman   NEW!

Duane Allman was the leader of the greatest Southern rock band on the planet, but he was also a most wanted man on guitar. He played guitar for many, including Boz Scaggs, Laura Nyro, Derek & The Dominos, Clarence Carter, Wilson Pickett, and many others.

7:00 p.m.    Goin’ Home, A Tribute to Fats Domino: Various Artists

Here we have another legend and rock n’roll pioneer. A New Orleans native, Antoine “Fats” Domino sold 65 million records during his career. Between 1955 and 1960, Fats had eleven top ten hits. He was quiet and humble, avoiding the limelight. This, no doubt, contributed to the fact that he is often overlooked.

Tune us in. You’ll hear stuff you aren’t going to hear anywhere else. I promise.

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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 Beatles Live in Stockholm, Soul Music ’66, Laura Nyro in the Spotlight, “Hypnotic Eye” finale, and “Live” Dead, Saturday, December 28, 2019

Good Morning, Ungovernables! Welcome to the weekend, and what a great music weekend it will be.

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Here’s your line-up:

11:00 a.m.     The Beatles: Live in Stockholm 1963

2:00 p.m.       Sweet Soul Music 1966: Various Artists

Hear Carla Thomas, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Joe Tex, The Temptations, Aaron Neville, and man others.

5:00 p.m.       Album of the Week: Hypnotic Eye, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers

This will be our final airing. A new album will be airing on Sunday.

10:00 p.m.     “Live” Dead: The Grateful Dead Live From the Mars Hotel (1974)

11:00 p.m.       In the Spotlight: The Music of Laura Nyro

Don’t forget to tune us in!

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Laura Nyro, Jackson Browne & Warren Zevon Tag Team, the Heartbreakers Live at Fenway, and Lennon in the Spotlight, Monday, October 21, 2019

Good Morning, Ungovernables. Welcome to Monday as we start to stretch out our musical choices.

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11:00 a.m.    In the Spotlight: The Music of Laura Nyro

One of those great songwriters who put so many others on the map reminds us how good she sounds singing her own stuff.

2:00 p.m.      Jackson Browne & Warren Zevon: The Live Acoustic Set

5:00 p.m.      Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers: Live At Fenway Park, Boston (2014)

9:00 p.m.      In the Spotlight: The Music of John Lennon

Includes the original demo verison of Imagine.

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Still More From the Girls, and the Happy Birthday Celebration Gets Closer, Saturday, October 19, 2019

Good Morning, Ungovernables! We’re a day closer to the birthday bash, and we’re going to start out the programming with the third volume of the All-Girl Revue.

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Here’s today’s line-up:

11:00 a.m.     The All-Girl Revue, Part 3

2:00 p.m.       Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers: Live in Chicago (2003)

5:00 p.m.       Tom Petty’s Final Interview

Rumors abound that Tom Petty knew this would be his last performance, but I assure you he was not planning on leaving the earth so soon. There were lots of things still to do. He may have wanted to end the ‘big venue’ shows, but not the performances.

8:00 p.m.      Bob Dylan & Tom Petty: Across the Borderline

The legendary tour hits Sydney, Australia.

10:30 p.m.    The Ungovernables Report, October 18, 2019

This is the second airing of this week’s episode with Adam Rice.

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Programming for Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Good Morning, Ungovernables! We’ve managed to get past Monday, so let’s breathe a sign of relief and carry on! Here’s your programming for Tuesday!

Laura Nyro

10:00 a.m.   Emmylou Harris: Rare Classics and Forgotten Gems

Given the depth and breadth of Emmylou Harris’ body of work, it’s not surprising that some really cool music slips through the cracks once in a while! Here are some to consider.

1:00 p.m.    Chris Hedges on The Nature and Cost of Civil Disobedience

Chris Hedges brings The Trial of the Catonsville Nine into focus here in the story of Philip and Daniel Berrigan’s classic act of non-violent civil disobedience.

4:00 p.m.    In the Spotlight: The Music of Laura Nyro

Without a doubt, a legend who died far too soon. Laura Nyro wrote many songs for many people while she graced the planet. It’s time she get some air play.

7:00 p.m.    Dr. Paul Craig Roberts on the Enslavement of the Working Class

Paul Craig Roberts always brings his unique perspective to every issue. This one is no exception.

Programming for Saturday, August 3, 2019

Happy Saturday, Ungovernables! And so the weekend begins (unless you’re in retail, like I am where the shopping never stops). Here is your programming for today!

Bobby

10:00 a.m.   The All-Girl Revue: Various Artists

One of the big goals of this station is to elevate the pioneer women of rock. People like Linda Ronstadt, Bonnie Raitt, Laura Nyro, and others whose playtime on rock radio over the years has been stifled by focus on the men. It’s as simple as that. Linda Ronstadt achieved the popularity of a Mick Jagger as a female in music at a time when music was very anti-female, and finally — five decades later — her story will be told. She is but one of the featured artists on this great playlist.

By the way, Volume 2 of this playlist will debut next week. 

1:00 p.m.    Robert F. Kennedy’s ’68 Election Townhall Speech

I adore nobody. I fully respect several, however, and this man is one of them. Would we have had a different nation? In my heart of hearts, I believe yes. Perfect? Utopia? I hate to tell you this, but that does not exist anywhere. But I will tell you something else as well. Had John and Bobby Kennedy lived out their normal lives, we would not be here. We would not be in utopia. We would have our problems and issues. But we would not be here. And I also believe this was not coincidence.

4:00 p.m.    Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers Live at the Olympic (The Last DJ Tour)

I say it all the time: It does not get any better on the road than this. If you haven’t experienced this band live, you haven’t experienced this band. This is, without a doubt, one of the tightest bands ever in the history of music. We’ve got a ton of stuff like this and, apparently, Mr. Petty left behind enough unfinished business to keep us going for a very long time.

7:00 p.m.   Lies, Half-Truths, and Omissions: Revisionist American History, Ep. 1

Deb Della Piana takes on the ghost of Christopher Columbus, not one of the good guys no matter what they want you to believe. This will be the final airing of this episode before the first airing of Episode 2.