Live Ledge #401: UK Punk Oct – Dec 1979 Plus More
By firstname.lastname@example.org on November 8, 2019
Through the course 2019 there has been a series of shows devoted to looking back at the great music released 40 years ago. Tonight’s latest in that series documents the punk singles and albums released in the UK from October to December of that year. These tracks include veteran acts such as The Stranglers, The Damned, and others, along with early releases by The Vapors, Joy Division, Killing Joke and others. But the centerpiece of this anniversary special celebrates one of the greatest albums of all time. December 14, 1979 saw the release of The Clash’s third album, London Calling. There’s no denying it’s greatness from beginning to end. In fact, it’s my second favorite record of all time! Besides these fabulous UK tunes, the last half hour of the show jumps over the border to some 1979 highlights from Ireland, Sweden, Denmark, Germany, and France. Ok, maybe one of these selections isn’t technically from 1979 but I’ll take any opportunity to play “Teenage Kicks”. Tonight may end our look at the 1979 UK punk scene, but it’s not the end of our series of shows devoted to that great year. Next week’s show will feature tunes from all over […]
Posted in clash, damned, joy division, live ledge, music, Podcast, realpunkradio, Scott Hudson, stranglers
Live Ledge #306: Manchester
By email@example.com on October 20, 2017
Tonight’s show celebrates the wonderful musical history of Manchester.
Posted in happy mondays, joy division, manchester, music, Podcast, smiths
Rural Ledge-ucation #89: Bitter Tears
By firstname.lastname@example.org on February 17, 2013
A companion piece to Friday’s “lonely” episode, this morning is nothing but “bitter” tunes.
Posted in amy rigby, beatles, big star, bob dylan, elvis costello, graham parker, harry nilsson, indie, jam, joy division, kinks, marianne faithfull, music, Podcast, punk, realpunkradio, rolling stones, Scott Hudson, smiths, talk, Wilco
Live Ledge #75: Peel Sessions (Pt. 1)
By email@example.com on August 3, 2012
Nothing but tunes from the late, great John Peel archive!
Posted in 999, bbc, billy bragg, boomtown rats, bow wow wow, crass, drones, elvis costello, english beat, gang of four, garage, gary numan, housemartins, indie, j mascis, jam, jesus & mary chain, joe jackson, john peel, joy division, killing joke, lurkers, magazine, moondogs, music, only ones, Podcast, punk, rezillos, selector, skids, slits, smiths, stranglers, talk, thin lizzy, undertones, wire, x-ray spex
Live Ledge #66: Heather Hellkitten
By firstname.lastname@example.org on May 18, 2012
Heather Hellkitten, host of RPR’s Morning Poo and Happy Hour With Heather Hellkitten, sits in for two hours of music and talk…and more talk!
Posted in against me!, blondie, dodgems, e-cigs, happy hour, heather hellkitten, indie, jason snyder, joey ramone, joy division, morning poo, music, Podcast, punk, realpunkradio, replacements, rocky top vapor, rolling stones, Scott Hudson, star fucking hipsters, talk, tim barry, uncle tupelo