WPKN Archives: Exponential Connections: Dylan's Shadow Kingdom, Sam Phillips Live at Largo, Nilsson plus new and vintage music

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Connections... with Eric Cocks

Original Aired:
Friday, December 3rd, 2021
4:00PM to 6:52PM

2 hours, 52 minutes

Friday, December 3rd, 2021 4:03PM

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Episode: Exponential Connections: Dylan's Shadow Kingdom, Sam Phillips Live at Largo, Nilsson plus new and vintage music

Dec 3, 2021 episode of Connections on WPKN with Eric Cocks. It’s spontaneous! It’s non-linear! New and vintage music including rarities from Bob Dylan, Harry Nilsson, The Kinks, Sam Phillips Live at Largo in LA, John Lennon, Muddy Waters, The Nazz, Paul Revere and The Raiders, Jenny O., Sandy Nelson, The La’s, The Blues Magoos, The Electric Prunes, The Seeds, Shelby Lynne, Sam The Sham and The Pharaohs, The Swingin’ Medallions, The Strangeloves, Petula Clark, Neil Diamond, The Monkees, The Human Beinz, Laurie Anderson, David Lynch, Frank Sinatra and more. 


Plus new music from The Rave-Ups (their first in 32 years!!), Brian Wilson, Mike Viola, Spiritualized, Hooray For The Riff Raff, Spooky Ghost (Gerry Leonard), Eyelids, The Squeaky Chairs, Inside Scoops, The Deep Dives, The Last Laughs and whatever happened in the moment. 


Also some thoughts on seeing Bob Dylan and His Band last week and the brilliance of how he invents and reinvents his music in real time and the joy of seeing singer and songwriter Sam Phillips and her band a few years ago at a rare live appearance at the low key 200-300 seat theatre Largo in LA. 


It’s more fun than the news!! 


Sometimes the connections only become apparent later… even to me! 


Thanks for tuning in!!! 



For info, updates and occasional photos, videos and articles, please join the 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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