By firstname.lastname@example.org (theledge) on September 9, 2022
Once I heard the news of Queen Elizabeth’s death on Thursday morning, I knew I had to dump my planned broadcast for this week. Surely I could put together a show that both celebrates and criticizes not only the monarchy but the entire country. For me, the quintessential British rock band is The Kinks. There may be better bands from that country (name them!) but nobody captures that country like the writings of Ray Davies. Same with The Jam and The Clash a decade later, or Billy Bragg, The Smiths, Robyn Hitchcock, and mny others a decade after that. Pairing a few highlights of those artists with some samplings of the great British punk movement of the late 70s, and you have two hours of fantastic British tributes…even if a couple of the artists are actually American. I would love it if every listener bought at least one record I played on either of these shows. These great artists deserve to be compensated for their hard work, and every purchase surely helps not only pay their bills but fund their next set of wonderful songs. And if you buy these records directly from the artist or label, please let them […]
By email@example.com on October 20, 2017
Tonight’s show celebrates the wonderful musical history of Manchester.
By firstname.lastname@example.org on April 28, 2017
An in-depth look to last week’s Record Store Day releases.
By email@example.com on March 20, 2015
The second part of three episodes where host Hudson highlights albums that featured three classic tunes in a row.
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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
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
By firstname.lastname@example.org on May 27, 2012
This is a Goddess-approved episode that celebrates a bunch of birthdays and a few anniversaries!
Posted in afghan whigs, alternative, bob dylan, buddy holly, colin meloy, indie, jam, morrissey, mott the hoople, music, paul weller, pete yorn, pink floyd, Podcast, realpunkradio, Scott Hudson, sex pistols, siouxie and the banshees, siouxie sioux, smiths, specials, split enz, style council, talk, treepeople
By email@example.com on April 6, 2012
Scott once again goes back a half-life for songs from a decadent year.
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