Tuesday Bluesday with Stevie Ray Vaughan & Bonnie Raitt, Shawn Colvin in The Spotlight, & Our Album of The Week, August 4, 2020

Good Morning, Ungovernables! We’ve got another great line-up on Tuesday Bluesday, including SRV and Bonnie Raitt at the 1985 Bumbershoot Arts Festival.

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Here’s your Tuesday Bluesday line-up:

12:00 p.m.   It’s Tuesday Bluesday! Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble, Featuring Bonnie Raitt, The Bumbershoot Arts Festival, 1985   NEW BOOTLEG!

Is there a better pairing when it comes to the blues? I don’t particularly see how. Bonnie joins SRV on stage toward the end of the show for a couple of hot numbers. It’s worth the wait.

3:00 p.m.    Album of the Week: All Things Must Pass by George Harrison

Tune us in for the expanded version of this epic masterpiece including some great jams.

7:00 p.m.    In The Spotlight: The Music of Shawn Colvin

Shawn Colvin is one of those singer-songwriters who should be bigger than she is. Her personal demons interfered with her success early on. Although she has been a solo performer since the seventies, Colvin is best recognized for her 1997 Grammy award-winner, Sunny Came Home.

What the hell are you up to today? Listen, it’s going to pour this afternoon. Why not tune us in?

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Tuesday Bluesday With SRV, Van Morrison in The Spotlight, and a “Surrealistic Pillow” Flashback, Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Good Morning, Ungovernables! Stevie Ray Vaughan makes his Tuesday Bluesday debut, the Airplane make a landing, and Van Morrison is in The Spotlight later.

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Here’s your Tuesday Bluesday line-up:

11:00 a.m.   Tuesday Bluesday: Stevie Ray Vaughan Live at The Austin Opera House, April 15, 1984   NEW!

People toss the term Guitar God around like everyone should wear it, but it is reserved for a select crew. Stevie Ray Vaughan is one of them. Beyond his obvious talent, he was a fascinating character whose full story, I confess, I did not know until after he passed. I was too busy listening to his music.

2:00 p.m.    Album of the Week: Surrealistic Pillow by Jefferson Airplane

Jefferson Airplane comes in for a layover and brings this masterpiece with them.

6:00 p.m.    In the Spotlight: The Music of Van “The Man” Morrison

There are few who compare with this guy’s body of work. What could be better than SRV and Van “The Man” on the same day?

Where the hell are you today? Well, you need to be right here. Just pull up a tab and click the link below. Yes, Virginia, it’s that fucking simple:

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The Highwaymen “Live,” A Tribute To Hank Williams & Those Badass Guitarists on Monday, March 9, 2020

Good Morning, Ungovernables! Happy Monday as we move into yet another week. We start this one off with a bit of a country flavor!

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Here’s your Monday line-up:

11:00 a.m.     Timeless, A Tribute To Hank Williams Various Artists

Emmylou Harris, Bob Dylan, Tom Petty, Lucinda Williams and Keith Richards are among those paying tribute to this country legend.

4:00 p.m.      The Highwaymen, Live at the Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale, NY (1990)  NEW!

The Outlaws of country music, Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, Kris Kristofferson, and Willie Nelson make this one count.

9:00 p.m.     Badass Guitarists, Volume 1: Various Artists

Featuring the handiwork of the dynamic duo of Mike Campell & Tom Petty, Jimi Hendrix, Walter Becker, Jimmy Page, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Eric Clapton, Keith Richards, Bonnie Raitt, and many more.

There’s no better way to kick off a work week than to tune us in.

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The Heartbreakers in NOLA, Fats in the Spotlight, Lucinda Williams “Live” at the Fillmore, and Albert King & SRV “In Session,” Monday, February 24, 2020

Good Morning, Ungovernables! We continue on with our NOLA Music Festival. Today we feature two Louisiana natives, Fats Domino and Lucinda Williams!

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Here’s Monday’s line-up!

11:00 a.m.     Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers: Lives at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival (2012)

In keeping with our NOLA-themed week, we’re debuting a brand new “live” set of Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers recorded at the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival back in 2012.

2:00 p.m.       In the Spotlight: The Music of Fats Domino

5:00 p.m.      Lucinda Williams: Live at The Fillmore

9:00 p.m.      Albert King & Stevie Ray Vaughan “In Session”

Tune us in and get yourselves ready for Fat Tuesday!

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“An American Treasure,” The Year 1966 in Soul Music, and Stevie Ray Vaughan and Jeff Beck Live on Friday, January 24, 2020

Good Morning, Ungovernables! We have some brand new stuff coming up today, as we feature the posthumous Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers boxed set, An American Treasure.

 

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Here’s your line-up for Friday”

11:00 a.m.     Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers: An American Treasure (2018)

Released posthumously after Petty’s untimely death, this box set comprises outtakes, never-before-released music (check out Lonesome Dave and Keep A Little Soul), and alternate recordings of some of your favorites. This was a labor of love by his bandmates, his daughters and his wife.

5:00 p.m.      Sweet Soul Music 1966: Various Artists

Some of the best, like Marvin Gaye, Sam & Dave, The Four Tops, Joe Tex, Lee Dorsey and Wicked Wilson Pickett!

9:00 p.m.      Stevie Ray Vaughan & Jeff Beck: The Fire Meets The Fury

Waste no more time! Tune us in as soon as you can!

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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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The Beatles “Live,” the Underappreciated Johnny Rivers, Roy Orbison & Friends, and Stevie Ray Vaughan, Monday, November 18, 2019

Good Morning, Ungovernables! And so begins another week of slaving for the man. Hey, at least the music is good!

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Here’s today’s line-up:

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

These gems are rare, but we’ve got even more hidden in the vault.

2:00 p.m.       In the Spotlight: The Music of Johnny Rivers

Johnny Rivers is one of those guys whose name doesn’t flow off everyone’s tongue when they talk about rock n’ roll. But Johnny Rivers was a hell of a rock n’ roller in his day, and we certainly love and appreciate him here on #BecomeUngovernable Radio. If you haven’t heard of him, or if this brings his name back to your consciousness, give this playlist a shot.

5:00 p.m.       Roy Orbison & Friends: The Original Black & White Concert

9:00 p.m.       Stevie Ray Vaughan Live at Montreaux (1982/1985)

Stevie Ray’s 1982 and 1985 live shows are featured here.

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Stevie Ray Vaughan & Jeff Beck, Shawn Colvin, and Petty Does Double-Duty as DJ, Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Good Morning, Ungovernables! We’re coming to the end of Petty month, and we’re pulling out the stops. Now we have Tom the performer and Tom the DJ on the same day!

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Here’s today’s line-up:

11:00 a.m.     Stevie Ray Vaughan & Jeff Beck: The Fire Meets The Fury

Do we need to say any more than that?

2:00 p.m.       In the Spotlight: The Music of Shawn Colvin

The importance of Shawn Colvin to women in music cannot be understated, although she often seems to bring up the rear.

5:00 p.m.       Petty’s Peculiar Picks: The Best of Tom Petty’s Buried Treasure

One overlooked aspect of Tom Petty’s illustrious career was his stint as a DJ for Sirius XM Radio. He started his Buried Treasure show on the Deep Tracks Channel, but moved it to To Petty Radio when his own channel went on the air. Prior to  his death, he did more than 400 hour-long shows that basically give you the history of rock n’ roll.

In this playlist, you’ll hear the likes of Howlin’ Wolf, Bobby “Blue” Bland, LaVern Baker, Little Richard, and Wanda Jackson, among others.

9:00 p.m.       Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers: Take The Highway Live, 1991

“Turn on, tune in, drop out.” -Timothy Leary

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The Petty Party Continues and It’s Happy Birthday to Stevie Ray Vaughan!

Good Morning, Ungovernables! Thought we’d do something a bit different today, so we’re taking a close-up look at three Tom Petty albums, two with the Heartbreakers and one solo effort, Highway Companion, one of my all-time favorite Petty albums.

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Here’s the line up:

10:00 a.m.   Stevie Ray Vaughan Live at Montreaux (1982 & 1985)

Today would have been SRV’s 65th birthday, born in the great year of 1954 (along with yours truly). This guy’s life was cut far too short. One of the greatest blues singers and guitarists ever.

1:00 p.m.     Tom Petty’s Highway Companion (released July 25, 2006)

Don’t bother to listen to the critics. All they ever wanted this guy to do is rock out. He’s a whole lot more than that. In fact, his bandmates never understood why he didn’t make an all-acoustic album. He apparently didn’t think he was a good enough guitar player to go there. (He may be no Mike Campbell, but he’s no slouch on that thing.) This is, in my humble opinion, one of the finest albums I’ve heard.

4:00 p.m.     Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers’ Hypnotic Eye (released July 29, 2014)

The Heartbreakers’ thirteenth and final studio album was one of the best ever. Up until this release, I truly believed that Damn The Torpedoes, would go down in history as the band’s crowning achievement. Not so. (We will get to DTT also.)

7:00 p.m.     Tom Petty & The Hearbreakers’ Mojo (released July 15, 2010)

The Heartbreakers’ twelfth album was recorded live in the studio with no overdubs, and was created as a blues album. If you are a music aficionado and care to explore, there’s a cool little story behind this one.

Pull up a tab. This is going to be a good one.

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Programming for Sunday, September 8, 2019

Good Morning, Ungovernables! Here is your scheduled programming for today!

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10:00 a.m.    Stevie Ray Vaughan, Live at Montreaux, 1982 & 1985

1:00 p.m.      The Ungovernable Report, Episode 2

A quick report on the topics of the day. A new episode debuts next week.

3:00 p.m.      The Complete Monterey Pop Festival, June 1967

Before there was Woodstock, there was Monterey Pop. It was a warm up act for the big show a couple of years later.

6:00 p.m.     The Inner Sanctum: Death Has Claws

I have no doubt that this is true.

8:00 p.m.     The Howard Zinn Interview: Governments Lie