WPKN Archives: Connections in the moment...

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Connections... with Eric Cocks

Original Aired:
Friday, September 28th, 2018
4:18PM to 6:52PM

2 hours, 34 minutes

Friday, September 28th, 2018 4:00PM

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Episode: Connections in the moment...

Sep 28, 2018 episode of Connections on WPKN with Eric Cocks, filling in for my good friend, Chris Frantz the Talking Head. New and vintage music. Whatever happens in the moment. 

New releases by The Beatles, Sam Phillips, Alejandro Escovedo, The Kinks, Roseanne Cash, Prince, Mike Viola, Bird Streets, Louise Goffin, Kurt Vile, Matt Maltese, Pip Blom, Matt Pond PA, Jimmer & Syd (Jimmer Podrasky and Syd Straw), Rayland Baxter, Lana Del Rey and more. 

Also Bob Dylan, Talking Heads, Warren Zevon, The Rolling Stones in mono, The Yardbirds, Jackie DeShannon with Jimmy Page, Harry Nilsson, Eurythmics, Elvis Costello, The Beach Boys, Elliott Randall, Colin Blunstone covering Dennis Wilson, Big Star, a band whose name I can't spell or pronounce, The Exponentials, The Squeaky Chairs and whatever happened in the donut. 

Thanks for tuning in!!! 

Last week's episode of Spontaneous Connections is still in the archives at: 

For updates, info and occasional videos, please check the officially unofficial Facebook page Connections on WPKN 

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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