WPKN Archives: Connections: Beatles, Dylan, Stones, Kinks plus new and vintage music

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Connections... with Eric Cocks

Original Aired:
Friday, November 19th, 2021
4:06PM to 6:52PM

2 hours, 46 minutes

Friday, November 19th, 2021 4:03PM

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Episode: Connections: Beatles, Dylan, Stones, Kinks plus new and vintage music

Nov 19, 2021 episode of Connections on WPKN with Eric Cocks. It’s spontaneous! It’s non-linear!! It’s the first show at the new WPKN location in Downtown Bridgeport!!! New and vintage music including Bob Dylan, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Kinks, Bo Diddley, Sam Phillips, Harry Nilsson, Traveling Wilburys, Steve Addabbo, Alex Chilton, Allen Toussaint, The Animals, Arthur Alexander, Ernie Kovacs and more.


Plus new music by Aimee Mann, Beach House, Hooray For The Riff Raff, Spiritualized, Brian Wilson, Yumi Zouma, Mr. Twin Sister, The Reds, Pinks and Purples, Ovlov, Nell and The Flaming Lips, Jenny Lewis, The Squeaky Chairs covering John Cage, The First Rodeo, The Under_Scores and whatever happened in the moment. 


Btw, I forgot to mention that the opening included Ernie Kovacs, a brief instrumental by Aimee Mann from her new album, a piano version of Mt Vernon Farewell by Brian Wilson and a cover of Raunchy by Alex Chilton.


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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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