Good Morning, Music Lovers! Here we are again in The Mermaid Lounge and it’s another great day of music as ROCKTOBER moves along.
Here is your Sunday Funday line-up:
12:00 p.m. Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers Live at The Fillmore, March 15, 1999
The Heartbreakers on a leg of their High Grass Dogs Tour.I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. The chemistry of this band is beyond amazing. They have it firing on all eight cylinders each and every outing. It’s Petty Month here in The Mermaid Lounge. There’s more where this came from.
5:00 p.m. Bob Marley & The Wailers Live at The Beacon Theatre, New York, April 30, 1976
The Legend and his bandmates, The Wailers, on their Rastaman Vibration Tour live from The Beacon.
8:00 p.m. Album of The Week: Waiting for Columbus by Little Feat NEW!
Again, the most underrated band in rock music because they defy definition. Little Feat is an eclectic combination of rock and roll, blues, boogie, country, folk, soul, New Orleans R&B, and swamp music. Waiting for Columbus was recorded over seven live performances during 1977. The venues were The Rainbow Theatre in London, and George Washington University’s Lisner Auditorium in Washington, D.C.
Although I generally don’t give a shit what critics think, it should be duly noted that critics widely believe this is one of the finest live albums in music history. And for once, I agree with their position.
Let’s get with the program, America. Everyone else has. Tune us in. This is a great day to start.
Good Morning, Ungovernables! Here we are back from Limbo! Therefore, it is only fitting that we celebrate the occasion (which we hope to never have happen again) with our two house bands!
12:00 p.m. Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers Live at the Fillmore 1999
Back in ’99, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers performed at The Fillmore in San Francisco for seven consecutive sold-out nights on The High Grass Dogs Tour. By then, the band was already enmeshed in a full-on love affair with fans, and this continued to grow over the coming decades. We love Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers here in The Mermaid Lounge.
4:00 p.m. The Inner Sanctum: The Tell-Tale Heart FINAL AIRING!
We not only say goodbye today to The Tell-Tale Heart but to the Inner Sanctum. We’ll take a very short break in the spooky proceedings, but will be back with another featured series soon.
7:00 p.m. The Beatles: Help!, The Movie Soundtrack NEW!
It’s not a new album, but July 20 was the 55th anniversary of the film’s official release in the UK. It was released in August of 1965 in the U.S. Today, we celebrate the release of Help! by featuring the soundtrack album. The song in the scene above (photo) is Ticket To Ride, which John Lennon called the first psychedelic song ever made. Enjoy!
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