Stephen Stills & Manassas Live in Amsterdam, and Miss Etta James Takes Her Turn in The Spotlight, Friday, August 7, 2020

Greetings, Ungovernables! We have light programming today and many hours of Open Stream, but the scheduled music we have is pretty cool.

Stephen Stills & Manassas

Here’s Friday’s musical landscape:

11:00 a.m.   Stephen Stills & Manassas Live at Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, March 23, 1972  NEW!

Stephen Stills’ musical talents and contribution cannot be denied, but his life seems to have been lived in short musical periods where his ego dictated the direction. His Manassas period was no different — short and sweet. Stills formed the band in the fall of 1971. By 1972, the band dissolved, but not before giving us some great music.

7:00 p.m.   In The Spotlight: The Music of Etta James  NEW!

Etta James once said tha the only place where she felt at home was on the stage, where she sang the blues, soul, R & B, jazz, gospel, and rock n’ roll. She is best known for hits like Tell Mama, At Last, The Wallflower, and I’d Rather go Blind.

Tune us in. You cannot go wrong. Believe me. I’d never lie to you.

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The Beatles’ Early Years, Stephen Stills “Live” at the Capitol Theater, and It’s a Mudcrutch Monday, April 13, 2020

Good Morning, Ungovernables! We begin yet another week in the shitshow, but at least we’ve got the best music on the planet to help us keep our sanity.

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Here is your Monday, Monday line-up:

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

Somebody argued with me over whether or not the Beatles were the best rock n’ roll band ever. I never said they were. I said they were the best damned band ever. They were never limited by genre. They changed everything. In this playlist, we focus on their early years. 

4:00 p.m.    It’s Mudcrutch Monday!

Yes, it’s Mudcrutch Monday, and we’re airing our Mudcrutch Madness playlist for you.

7:00 p.m.    Stephen Stills: Live at the Capitol Theater (1979)

Buffalo Springfield. Crosby, Stills, Nash (& Sometimes Young). Manassas. The Stills-Young Band. Solo. Stephen Stills’ contribution cannot be denied.

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New “Live” Stones in Japan, Jimi Hendrix & Stephen Stills “In Session,” and We’d All Be Happier Under the Influence, Monday, April 6, 2020

Good Morning, Ungovernables! Welcome to another Monday morning in paradise. Well, maybe not so much. But we’ll make you feel a bit better with some great music today!

Rolling Stones Live

Here’s Monday’s line-up:

1:00 p.m.   Under the Influence: Various Artists

Legal. Illegal. Contraband. Some great music about being under the influence, while possibly under the influence.

4:00 p.m.   The Rolling Stones: Live in Saitama, Japan (4-2-2006)  NEW!

This would be the 69th show of the Rolling Stones’ 2006 tour. You can check out the set list in our Playlist section. Just scroll down to the bottom!

7:00 p.m.   Jimi Hendrix & Stephen Stills: In Sessions (1968)

Fun fact: It was Stephen Stills who taught Jimi Hendrix how to play guitar. He took that learning to ridiculous heights.

Tune us in. We’re free. No commercials. No charge. And nothing to fill out. 

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Mick Jagger & Jeff Beck, Stephen Stills, and Dusty. And Our New Album of The Week on Sunday, January 12, 2020

Good Morning, Ungovernables! Welcome to Sunday morning, and another great day of programming, including a live appearance with Mick Jagger and Jeff Beck.

Mick Jagger and Jeff Beck

Here’s your Sunday funday line-up:

11:00 a.m.      Mick Jagger & Jeff Beck: Live at the Country Club, Receda (10/20/87)

2:00 p.m.        Stephen Stills Live at the Capitol Center (1979)

Did you know that Stephen Stills taught Jimi Hendrix how to play guitar? I’d never lie to you.

5:00 p.m.       Dusty in London: The Lost British Recordings

9:00 p.m.       Album of The Week: The Dark Side of the Moon by Pink Floyd

This is the eighth studio release from Pink Floyd. It was released on March 1, 1973 on Harvest Records. This monster charted for over 900 weeks (Billboard) and has sold more than 45 million copies worldwide.  You can learn more by clicking the album link in the sidebar.

No matter how you slice it, nobody is playing music like this anywhere else. Join us.

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Echoes From the Canyon, The Beatles in the Spotlight, Stephen Stills Says ‘Just Roll Tape’ & The New Album of the Week, Sunday, January 5, 2020

Good Morning, Ungovernables! Welcome to the Mermaid Lounge, where we seriously play the best music on the planet.

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Here’s today’s line-up:

11:00 a.m.     Album of the Week: Wanted! The Outlaws. by Waylon Jennings, Willie Nelson, Jessi Colter, and Tompall Glaser. 

This was basically a compilation album released in 1976 to capitalize on the “outlaw” country movement, which turned into one of the most popular country albums of all time, reaching no. 1 on the country charts and no. 10 on the pop charts. It was the first country album to be certified platinum (reaching sales of $1 million). The album also produced two singles, both featuring Waylon Jennings.

2:00 p.m.       Echoes From The Canyon

The fantastic music from Laurel Canyon that pioneered the California sound.

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

9:00 p.m.     Stephen Stills: Just Roll Tape

Rumor has it that Stephen Stills sat down in a recording studio while Judy Collins was making a record, and simply turned on the tape and started making music himself.

Don’t delay. Join the music revolution today!

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“Western Wall,” Steely Dan in the Spotlight, Hendrix & Stills “In Sessions,” and Dusty in London, Friday, December 20, 2019

Good Morning, Ungovernables! Back to a full slate of four programs today (with plenty of open stream in between 24/7), and an inspirational decision to play “Western Wall.”

Linda & Emmylou

Here’s your line-up:

11:00 a.m.     Western Wall, Linda Ronstadt & Emmylou Harris

I hate television, and I don’t watch it anymore. I knew Linda Ronstadt, one of my all-time favorite singers, was being honored by the Kennedy Center. So, I went looking for videos out there and I found them. None, however, were as moving as the tribute that Emmylou Harris paid to her friend and frequent collaborator.

It is in that spirit that we feature Western Wall, a beautiful collaboration between these two women. For me, the most striking thing about the album is the song selection and the composers featured. The set list is up already, and the composers of the songs appear there (please scroll to the bottom of the page).

Western Wall will, for absolute certain, do a stint as our Album of the Week. But that doesn’t mean we can’t feature it today!

2:00 p.m.      In the Spotlight: The Music of Steely Dan

5:00 p.m.      Jimi Hendrix & Stephen Stills: “In Sessions” (1968)

9:00 p.m.      Dusty in London, Dusty Springfield and the Lost British Recordings

Don’t miss it!

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J.J. Cale & Leon Russell in Session, Ronstadt Live in Germany, Stills Live @ the Capitol Theater, and Van Morrison in the Spotlight, Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Good Morning, Ungovernables! We’ve got a full slate of great scheduled programming today, including Linda Ronstadt live at Rockpalast.

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Here’s today’s line-up:

11:00 a.m.    Linda Ronstadt: Live at Rockpalast, Stadthalle, Offenbach, Germany (1976)

2:00 p.m.      J. J. Cale & Leon Russell at The Paradise Studios, Los Angeles (1979)

5:00 p.m.      Stephen Stills: Live at The Capitol Theater (1979)

9:00 p.m.      In the Spotlight: The Music of Van Morrison

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Celebrating Ric Grech’s Birthday, Hendrix & Stills, Bonnie Raitt, and The Ungovernables Report is Back, Friday, November 1, 2019

Good Morning, Ungovernables! Today we celebrate bass guitarist’s Ric Grech’s birthday with a RadioJam. He played for both Traffic and Blind Faith.

Here’s today’s line-up:

11:00 a.m.     Jimi Hendrix & Stephen Stills “In Session” (1968)

Did you know that it was Stephen Stills who taught Jimi Hendrix how to play guitar?

2:00 p.m.       Bonnie Raitt Live: Road Tested

Much like her musical sister, Linda Ronstadt, Raitt did not release an official “live” album until 24 years into her career. Road Tested is the result.

5:00 p.m.       The Ungovernables Report Weekend Update for November 1, 2019

Sarah Freels is back this week working with Adam Rice to bring you all the news you need to know.

8:00 p.m.      The Ric Grech Birthday Celebration: A Traffic/Blind Faith RadioJam!

There are no forms to fill out, no charges to listen, no private information to give us. Just pull up a tab and enjoy.

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Programming for Tuesday, August 27, 2019

Good Morning, Ungovernables! Not only do we have some of the best music on the planet, but we’re starting something fun today. It’s a brand new twist.

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10:00 a.m.   Stephen Stills: Just Roll Tape (April 26, 1968)

Here’s some musical trivia for you. Did you know that Stephen Stills taught Jimi Hendrix how to play guitar? True story, people. Rumors abound in the music world, however. And rumor has it that this little masterpiece was recorded while Stills was at a Judy Collins recording session. He simply told someone to “just roll tape.” And voilá.

1:00 p.m.   Orson Welles: The Original Broadcast of War of the Worlds (10/30/1938)

Yep. This is the one. The original radio broadcast that scared the living shit out of millions of Americans. Let’s do this in honor of the “storming” of Area 51, which has morphed into a fucking party. (You knew that would happen. This is America.)

4:00 p.m.   The Allman Brothers Band: Play All Night, Live at The Beacon Theater

The big boys of Southern rock.

8:00 p.m.   Howard Zinn: The Three Holy Wars

Howard Zinn will tell you that there are three wars you don’t ever criticize in America: The Revolutionary War, The Civil War, and World War II.

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