WPKN Archives: Spontaneous Connections

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Connections... with Eric Cocks

Original Aired:
Friday, April 20th, 2018
4:13PM to 6:55PM

2 hours, 42 minutes

Friday, April 20th, 2018 4:01PM

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Episode: Spontaneous Connections

April 20, 2018 episode of Connections on WPKN with Eric Cocks. New and vintage music, rarities, world radio premieres and spontaneous moments. Newly released music by Prince, Willie Nelson, Ry Cooder, Neko Case, The Lemon Twigs, Daphne Guinness and The Golden Chord (produced by Tony Visconti), The Damned (also produced by Tony Visconti), Father John Misty, Arthur Buck (Joseph Arthur and Peter Buck), Meshell Ndegeocello covering Prince, Eels, Kali Uchis, Black Moth Super Rainbow and more. 

Also an extremely rare demo by Lori Burton (co-written by Pam Sawyer) of a hit song later recorded by The Rascals that had been lost for several decades, a rare studio insight into a Bob Dylan classic (with the song California Sun playing in the background of the rehearsal), Beatles, Kinks, Rolling Stones, Aimee Mann, Sam Phillips, Secret Machines, Elliott Randall, Julie London, Nazz, Beach Boys, Badfinger, John Hartford, Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers, Mouthful of Chips, The Squeaky Chairs and whatever happened in the moment. 

Also a celebration that can continue through the space time continuum. 

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Show: Connections... with Eric Cocks

Connections... with Eric Cocks

Explores the connections between songs, songwriters, musicians, producers and people... often in surprising ways.

Vital, intelligent music with true artistic vision. Or just because it sounds good...

Includes extended features on specific artists such as Bob Dylan, The Kinks, The Beatles and far more. Also comedy by Lenny Bruce, George Carlin, Eddie Izzard, Paul Krassner and others with a rock and roll renegade attitude. In depth explorations of early electronic music (and how it relates to current music). Vital new music that deserves to be heard. Surf music. Garage bands. British invasion. Rock and Roll. John Coltrane, Sonny Rollins, Jimi Hendrix, Laurie Anderson, William Burroughs, Robert Anton Wilson, The Blues Magoos, David Bowie, The Beach Boys, Dr Fiorella Terenzi, Beethoven, Bo Diddley, The Rolling Stones, Alex Chilton, Nilsson, Tom Petty, Lucinda Williams, Jon Brion, Aimee Mann, Tame Impala, Grimes, The Pretenders, Blondie, Caitlin Rose, Juana Molina, Mojo Mancini, Elliott Randall, Marshall Chapman, Jessy Lanza, Big Star, demos, rarities, unreleased new music and far more may be part of any given show. Also live interviews of performers, writers, producers, engineers, session musicians and people behind the scenes. Plus unexpected surprises...

Previous in depth interviews include Sam Phillips, Peppy Castro of The Blues Magoos, author/comedian Paul Krassner, Chris Frantz of Talking Heads and Tom Tom Club, Neil Innes of The Rutles, Tommy James, legendary session musician Carol Kaye, Warren Zanes, Felix Cavaliere of The Rascals, Rod Argent of The Zombies, Oscar Winning Composer Alan Menken, Patty Larkin and more. All are available in archives for about 385 days. (Maybe that'll get extended some day.) Stay tuned for future interviews and special features.

The show will keep changing over time.

Tune in every 1st and 3rd Friday afternoon of each month at the new  time of  4 to 7 pm eastern. Also special editions at other times. Available live over the air at 89.5, online at http://wpkn.org, tunein radio or listen later in the WPKN archives.

For further info, updates, news, videos and special features, please check the FaceBook site: Connections on WPKN

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