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Hear At Home with Man Man

Published 10 days ago by Jim Nelson

Hear At Home with Man Man

For this episode of our Hear At Home series, evening host Jim Nelson talks with Man Man. Man Man and Jim speculate about the return of live shows and reflect on this year's pandemic. Man Man explains why there hasn't been a new album in a while.

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ADVANCED MUSIC HISTORY Cheat Sheet for July 2

Published 11 days ago by Jim Nelson

BORN


BETH ORTON
“PROFESSOR” ROY BITTAN of The E Street Band


THIS HAPPENED


In 1956, Elvis Presley recorded “Hound Dog” at RCA Studios in New York; this was the first time The Jordanaires worked with Presley. “Hound Dog” sold over 10 million copies globally, becoming Elvis’s best-selling song, and it was #1 on the Pop chart for 11 weeks—a record that stood for 36 years.

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The Return of the Drive-In & Andrew McMahon

Published 11 days ago by AJ Edmonds

It’s a great time to fire up that old Suburban sitting in the driveway next to your Prius! Back are the days of piling everyone in the car and going to the drive-in! Nederlander Concerts is launching its Summer Drive-In OC series in the parking lot of the City National Grove of Anaheim. The series with feature movies, concerts and more.

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All Americana- Part 2: So Many Great Artists!

Published 11 days ago by AJ Edmonds

Each year the highlight of the Americana Music Associations Americanafestis  the Americana Honors and Awardsnight.

If you read Part 1, you know that this year,
Americanafest is going on virtually as Thriving Roots,Sept. 16-18.  The Honors and AwardsCeremony is still currently scheduled to take place at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville on Sept. 16. 

The big question in my mind is: Who will win
Artist of the Year?”  Theres some tough competition in this category!  

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Hear At Home with Alex Greenwald from Phantom Planet

Published 11 days ago by Nic Harcourt

Hear At Home with Alex Greenwald from Phantom Planet

In this episode of our Hear At Home series, our morning host, Nic Harcourt talks with Alex Greenwald of Phantom Planet. Greenwald tells us what he's been up to during quarantine and about the process of making Phantom Planet’s latest music video for "Only One." Nic gets Greenwald to tell us about the band's resurgence for their latest album, Devastator.

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ADVANCED MUSIC HISTORY Cheat Sheet for July 1

Published 12 days ago by Jim Nelson

BORN


BRYAN DEVENDORF of The National
DEBBIE HARRY of Blondie
FRED SCHNEIDER of The B-52’s
PHIL SOLEM of The Rembrandts
WILLIE DIXON

 

THIS HAPPENED


In 1957, Billboard’s front page proclaimed, “Good music may be making a comeback on the bestseller charts, but rock and roll discs continue to dominate the pop market.”

In 1963, The Beatles recorded two songs, including “She Loves You,” in less than four hours. “She Loves You” went on to become The Beatles’ first million-selling single.

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ADVANCED MUSIC HISTORY Cheat Sheet for June 30

Published 13 days ago by Jim Nelson

BORN


ANDY SCOTT of Sweet
FLORENCE BALLARD of The Supremes

THIS HAPPENED


In 1971, Paul Revere & The Raiders were awarded a Gold record for their only #1 hit, “Indian Reservation.”

In 1973, George Harrison’s “Give Me Love (Give Me Peace On Earth)” knocked Paul McCartney & Wings’ “My Love” from the top of the US singles chart; it was Harrison’s second US #1.

In 1975, Gregg Allman married Cher four days after her divorce from Sonny Bono.

In 2000, Nine men were trampled to death during Pearl Jam’s performance at The Roskilde festival, near Copenhagen, Denmark, when they either slipped or fell in the mud in front of the stage.

In 2004, Kinks guitarist Dave Davies was paralyzed on the right-hand side of his body after suffering a stroke. It took a couple of years, but he was able to recover enough to walk, talk, and play guitar again.


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Hear At Home with Charley Crockett

Published 13 days ago by Marc "Mookie" Kaczor

Hear At Home with Charley Crockett

In this installment of our Hear At Home Series, mid-day host, Mookie chats with Charley Crockett. Crockett tells us about the struggles of releasing music and the lack of touring in 2020. Mookie also gets Crockett to tell us about how he wants to give the country music genre a spin.

Catch new music from Charley Crockett's latest album, Welcome To Hard Times, on the Independent 88.5 FM.
Connect further with Charley Crockett via links below.

http://www.charleycrockett.com/
Facebook: @CharleyCrockett
Twitter: @charleycrockett
Instagram: @charleycrockett

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