WPKN Archives: Improvised Connections: Dylan, Bowie, McCartney/Costello demos, plus New and Vintage Music

Episode Info

Connections... with Eric Cocks

Original Aired:
Thursday, March 30th, 2017
4:05PM to 6:55PM

2 hours, 50 minutes

Thursday, March 30th, 2017 10:46PM

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Episode: Improvised Connections: Dylan, Bowie, McCartney/Costello demos, plus New and Vintage Music

March 30, 2017 episode of Connections on WPKN with Eric Cocks. A wide variety of new and vintage music, plus high quality demos, including two by Paul McCartney and Elvis Costello, and one by Marshall Crenshaw. 

Also new music by Blondie, Ten Fé, David Bowie, Bob Dylan, Cindy Lee Berryhill, Skylar Gudasz, Jimmer, Middle Kids, Camera2, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Beat Connection, Feist, and a new Alan Menken song from A Bronx Tale: The Musical, now on Broadway. 

Plus The Kinks, Alex Chilton, T. Rex, The Byrds, Link Wray and The Wraymen, Bob Dylan, Pete Townshend, Iggy Pop, The Zombies, James & Bobby Purify, Sam Phillips, Harry Nilsson, The Beatles, Bobby Charles, The Squeaky Chairs and whatever happened in the moment.

Thanks for tuning in! 

Last week's episode on March 24, 2017 is also in the archives: 

Connections: Chuck, Dylan, Lennon, Influences plus New and Vintage Music 

It includes a non-linear tribute to the brilliance of Chuck Berry and his influence on musicians, songwriters and all of us. Plus Bob Dylan, John Lennon, The Rolling Stones, The Kinks, The Beach Boys plus new music by Gary Calamar, Cindy Lee Berryhill, Portugal The Man, Laura Marling, Peter Holsapple, Nikki Lane, Perfume Genius, Ride, Wendy Carlos, Ratatat and much more. 

For info, updates and occasional videos, feel fee to join the Connections on WPKN Facebook page. 

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

Thanks for tuning in!

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