The Ledge #424: Scott’s Faves Vol. 3 – College Rock
By firstname.lastname@example.org on April 17, 2020
In this weird time we’re currently living it’s natural to take a nostalgic look back at some old faves. That’s exactly what I set out to do with this week’s episode of The Ledge. A few weeks ago I started a series of shows dedicated to my favorite songs of all time, and I decided this was the perfect week to take a look at some of my highlights from my old college radio days in the 80’s. As you may expect, there’s a combination of the famous and not so famous. Bands that hit the top of the charts, and others that were unknown outside of their little area (or the network of college stations). Included are many tunes that rank up against anything that has come out in the 70 year history of rock and roll. Some may be surprised to note the lack of Replacements, Husker Du, and the Suburbs (among others). That’s because a future “Scott’s Favorites” episode will be devoted to nothing but music from Minneapolis (and other upper Midwest locations)! After listening, please go purchase those tracks you enjoy! These great artists deserve to be compensated for their hard work, and every purchase surely […]
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Live Ledge #376: 1984 American College Rock
By email@example.com on April 19, 2019
A look back at quite possibly the greatest year in independent college rock and roll.
Posted in 1984, college radio, husker du, live ledge, Podcast, r.e.m., realpunkradio, replacements, Scott Hudson, soul asylum