Little Feat “Live” in London, Tom Rush Takes His Turn in The Spotlight, and MOJO is our Album of The Week, Sunday, June 21, 2020

Good Morning, Ungovernables! Welcome to Sunday Funday, and it’s a good one today. We have Mr. Petty and his band, Little Feat, and Tom Rush on the schedule.

Little Feat on stage

Here’s today’s Sunday Funday line-up:

11:00 a.m.   Album of the Week: Mojo by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers   NEW!

The Heartbreakers’ blues album is on tap this week. We chose this because Mojo was released ten years ago on June 15. The album was their 12th studio album, it was Petty’s first in eight years with the band, and the first with Ron Blair back full-time as bassist after the death of the beloved Howie Epstein. (Blair was one of the original founding members of the Heartbreakers; Howie Epstein took over when Blair left.) The album was recorded in Tom Petty’s studio, The Clubhouse and was largely recorded live in the studio without overdubs. This album offers 15 really great songs by a really great band.

2:00 p.m.    Little Feat Live at The Rainbow Theater, London, August 2, 1977   NEW!

Little Feat is like Jello. There’s always room for Little Feat, one of the most amazing, fun, and enjoyable bands on the planet. I’m talking here about the original Little Feat with Lowell George mostly, although the post-George bands were respectable. I saw these guys a few times in my life, but the best show I ever saw was at the Harvard Square Theater, yet another lost venue, with Jerry Jeff Walker opening.

7:00 p.m.    In the Spotlight: The Music of Tom Rush

Tom Rush’s contribution to music cannot be overstated and sometimes people forget him. His recording of Joni Mitchell’s music helped to briing her to the forefront. He was just not interested in star power. I saw this guy on February 8 of this year and he was amazing. He’s 79 years young and still on the road. A real troubadour.

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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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They’re All Live: The Beatles, Linda Ronstadt, Muddy Waters & The Rolling Stones, and Little Feat, Friday, March 6, 2020!

Good Morning, Ungovernables! We’ve got a great programming plan today, and it’s all live concert music from some classic performers.

Little Feat Live

Here’s Friday’s line-up:

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

2:00 p.m.        Linda Ronstadt: Live at the Capitol Theater (1976)

5:00 p.m.        Muddy Waters & The Rolling Stones: Live From The Checkerboard Lounge (1981)  NEW!

Can you think of a more classic combination than this one?

9:00 p.m.        Little Feat: Live at Ebbets Field, Colorado (1973)

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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

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Album of the Week, The Allman Bros and The Grateful Dead Live, and Elvis Presley Makes His Debut, Thursday, December 12, 2019

Good Morning, Ungovernables! We have another airing of Feats Don’t Fail Me Now, some brand new “live” music, and The King makes his debut on #BecomeUngovernable Radio.

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Here’s today’s line-up:

11:00 a.m.    Album of the Week: Feats Don’t Fail Me Now, Little Feat

This is the fourth studio album by Little Feat, released on August 9, 1974

2:00 p.m.      The Allman Bros Band: Live at the Atlanta International Pop Festival, July 3 & July 5, 1970

5:00 p.m.      The Grateful Dead: Live at the Avalon Ballroom, (1966)

9:00 p.m.      Elvis Presley – Music City: The 1956 Nashville Recordings

Elvis Presley’s Nashville recording sessions came before Nashville was a real hub of the record industry, and when he was truly The King.

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The Beatles Live, Alison Krauss & Union Station, Feats is Back, and Petty Theft, Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Good Morning, Ungovernables! It’s a solid line-up today with a brand new set list from Alison Krauss & Union Station.

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Here’s today’s line-up:

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

2:00 p.m.        Alison Krauss & Union Station Live!

For those of you who don’t know this great bluegrass band, you should take the opportunity to introduce yourselves.

5:00 p.m.        Album of the Week: Feats Don’t Fail Me Now by Little Feat

8:00 p.m.       Petty Theft: The Covers

When Mike Campbell was asked why the Heartbreakers are one of the greatest cover bands of all time, he responded that the band covers the people who influenced them, so it’s part of their DNA.

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The New Album of the Week, The Grateful Dead, The All-Girl Revue Too, and Strike Watch, Sunday, December 8, 2019

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.

The Grateful Dead on stage

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:

5:00 p.m.      The Grateful Dead, Live in Honolulu, January 23, 1970

9:00 p.m.      The Return of the All-Girls Revue Too!

It’s Sunday, and a day of rest. Turn it up.

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Gregg Allman at the HOB, Dusty Springfield in the Spotlight, Little Feat at Ebbets Field, and the Heartbreakers in Oakland, Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Good Morning, Ungovernables! It is with great sadness that we say farewell to Paul Barrere, longtime guitarist and vocalist with Little Feat, who passed from this world on October 26. We celebrate Paul and Little Feat today.

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Here’s your Wednesday line-up:

11:00 a.m.    In the Spotlight: The Music of Dusty Springfield

That’s Mary Isobel Catherine Bernadette O’Brien to you. Just remember that.

2:00 p.m.      Gregg Allman: Live at the House of Blues, New Orleans (12/31/2012)

5:00 p.m.      Little Feat Live at Ebbets Field, Brooklyn

Dedicated to the late, great Paul Barrere, guitarist and songwriter for one of the greatest bands of all time.

Bonnie Raitt tweeted, “I just heard about the passing of another dear friend, Little Feat’s Paul Barrere. A brilliant guitarist, singer and songwriter—a cornerstone of one of the greatest bands of all time. I’m glad he is free of pain and may he rest in peace.”

9:00 p.m.      Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers: Live in Oakland (2002)

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