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.
“PROFESSOR” ROY BITTAN of The E Street Band
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.
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.
Each year the highlight of the Americana Music Association’s “Americanafest” is the “Americana Honors and Awards” night.
If you read Part 1, you know that this year, “Americanafest” is going on virtually as “Thriving Roots,” Sept. 16-18. The “Honors and Awards” Ceremony 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?” There’s some tough competition in this category!
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.
BRYAN DEVENDORF of The National
DEBBIE HARRY of Blondie
FRED SCHNEIDER of The B-52’s
PHIL SOLEM of The Rembrandts
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.
ANDY SCOTT of Sweet
FLORENCE BALLARD of The Supremes
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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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.
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