The Inner Sanctum and The Byrds Live at Royal Albert Hall. In Between, It’s Wide Open Stream, Friday, June 26, 2020

Good Morning, Ungovernables! We have a light programming day as we add new music and playlists. Today’s feature comes from The Byrds!

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Here’s your line-up for today:

11:00 a.m.   The Inner Sanctum: The Death Ship    FINAL AIRING!

We bid farewell to The Death Ship today, and will have a brand new episode on Monday!

7:00 p.m.  The Byrds Live at Royal Albert Hall, London, May 13, 1971   NEW!

The Byrds were an American rock band formed in Los Angeles in 1964. The Byrds’ line-up changed many times over the years, but Roger McGuinn was the one constant presence in the  band. McGuinn was responsible for the band’s signature sound, courtesy of his 12-string Rickenbacker guitar. The sound was adopted and refined by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers years later. In fact, Petty was photographed with his beloved 12-string Rickenbacker on the cover of Damn The Torpedos.

It’s Friday and the weekend’s coming. There’s no better time to tune us in!

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The (Young) Rascals Debut, The Sounds of Laurel Canyon & The Pretenders Own Our New Album of the Week, Sunday, May 31, 2020

Good Morning, Ungovernables! We are closing out the month of May with a bang with a playlist from the fabled Laurel Canyon, the debut of The (Young) Rascals, and our new Album of the Week!

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Here’s your Sunday Funday line-up:

12:00 p.m.  In the Spotlight: The Sounds of the (Young) Rascals   NEW!

The Rascals (formerly called The Young Rascals) were formed in Garfield, New Jersey in 1965. One of the most underrated bands in history, The Rascals reached the Top 20 of The Billboard Hot 100 with nine singles between 1966 and 1968. This includes the #1 hits Good Lovin’ (1966), Groovin’ (1967), and People Got To Be Free (1968). Rolling Stone magazine called The Rascals the blackest white group of all. 

The Rascals were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1997, and the Hit Parad Hall of Fame in 2010. The reunited for a series of concerts in 2012. 

4:00 p.m.    Album of the Week: Learning To Crawl, The Pretenders   NEW!

Learning To Crawl is the third studio album by The Pretenders. It was released on January 11, 1984 after a hiatus that saw both James Honeyman-Scott and Pete Farndon die of drug overdoses.

Chrissie Hynde is sometimes overlooked as a pioneer in the male-dominated alternative rock music world. All of the songs except for one were written by her, and she’s a pretty incredible guitarist. The album resulted in five singles, including Back On The Chain Gang and Middle Of The Road

7:00 p.m.   Echoes From The Canyon: Various Artists

This playlist celebrates the popular music that came out of L.A.’s Laurel Canyon neighborhood in the mid-60s as folk went electric and The Byrds, The Beach Boys, Buffalo Springfield, and The Mamas & The Papas cemented the California Sound. From 1965 to 1967, bands came to L.A. to emulate The Beatles. Laurel Canyon emerged as a hotbed of creativity and collaboration for a new generation of musicians who would soon put an indelible stamp on the history of American popular music.

Tune us in, people. It’s Sunday, a day of rest, no matter what they tell you.

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Warren Zevon Live, Steely Dan in the Spotlight, Winwood & Clapton in NY & The Byrds at the Fillmore, Friday, February 14, 2020

Good Morning, Ungovernables! It’s Valentines Day today. So, no matter what it is you do today, do it with love in your heart. And other bullshit like that.

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Here’s today’s line-up:

11:00 a.m.      Warren Zevon: Live in Atlanta, Georgia (1993)

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

5:00 p.m.        Steve Winwood & Eric Clapton Live From Madison Square Gardens, NY

9:00 p.m.        The Byrds Live at The Fillmore

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Badass Guitarists, The Ungovernables Report, Echoes From the Canyon, and Happy Birthday Bonnie Raitt!

Good Morning, Ungovernables! Today is Bonnie Raitt’s 70th Birthday, and we celebrate the road warrior who is still out there making music after all these years.

Bonnie Raitt B-Day

Here’s today’s line-up:

11:00 a.m.    Badass Guitarists, Volume 1: Various Artists

Bonnie is included here as well, along with Mike Campbell of The Heartbreakers, Jimi Hendrix, Jeff Beck, and Eric Clapton. See our Playlist section for the full set list.

2:00 p.m.      In the Spotlight: The Music of Bonnie Raitt!

Our set list has been expanded and revised! Nearly three hours of great music. Check the Playlist page for complete details!

6:00 p.m.      The Ungovernables Report: For the Weekend Beginning 11.8.2019

With Sarah Freels and Adam Rice!

9:00 p.m.      Echoes From the Canyon: Various Artists

Celebrating the artists that gave us the California sound: The Mamas & The Papas, The Byrds, Joni Mitchell, and many others!

Just pull up a tab and sit a spell!

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