WPKN Archives: Spontaneous Connections: new and vintage music

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Connections... with Eric Cocks

Original Aired:
Friday, September 4th, 2020
4:18PM to 6:54PM

2 hours, 36 minutes

Friday, September 4th, 2020 4:05PM

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Episode: Spontaneous Connections: new and vintage music

Sep 4, 2020 episode of Connections on WPKN with Eric Cocks. It’s spontaneous!!


Includes new music by Bob Dylan, Emma Swift and several songs from the new Hal Willner tribute to Marc Bolan and T. Rex, Angelheaded Hipster, including Lucinda Williams, Todd Rundgren and Father John Misty. Also new music by Jenny O., Cayucas, Delta Spirit, Yo La Tengo, Eels, Sault, Angela Muñoz & Adrian Younge and a newly released home demo by Paul McCartney. 


Plus The Beatles, John Fogerty, Jimi Hendrix, Rickie Lee Jones, The Kinks, David Bowie, Bob Dylan, John Lennon, Jackie DeShannon, The Byrds, John Hartford, Sam Phillips, Hank Ballard, Ian Hunter, Jennifer Warnes, Les Paul & Mary Ford, Todd Rundgren, The Beach Boys, Joe South, Jimmy Durante, The Squeaky Chairs, Smokin’ Mirrors and whatever happened in the moment. 


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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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