WPKN Archives: Spontaneous Connections

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Connections... with Eric Cocks

Original Aired:
Friday, September 21st, 2018
4:11PM to 6:57PM

2 hours, 46 minutes

Friday, September 21st, 2018 4:01PM

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Episode: Spontaneous Connections

Sep 21, 2018 episode of Connections on WPKN with Eric Cocks. New and vintage music, in the moment. New releases from Bob Dylan, Roseanne Cash with Sam Phillips, Paul McCartney, Willie Nelson, Marc Ribot and Syd Straw, Palmyra Delran with Debbie Harry and Little Steven, Lana Del Rey, Gaz Coombes, Villagers, boygenius, Alejandro Escovedo, Charlotte Gainsbourg and more. 

Also Beatles, Kinks, rare Rolling Stones, Nick Lowe, Alex Chilton, Kimm Rogers, The Shangri-Las, Donovan, Harry Nilsson, Sylvie Simmons, Colin Blunstone of The Zombies, Gary Calamar, Link Wray and The Wray-men, Jack Nitzsche, Sea Wolf, Herman's Hermits, Technical Difficulties, The Squeaky Chairs and various ideas from the scriptwriters. 

Please note: The song Paradise, written by Harry Nilsson, was incorrectly identified as being by The Shangri-Las. It was actually by The Ronettes. Both covered it. Harry's demo version was incredible!!! 

Thanks for tuning in! 

The next episode of Connections is on Sep 28, when I'll be filling in for my good friend, Chris Frantz. Stay tuned for upcoming episodes including special features and very special guests. 

For updates, info and occasional videos, please check 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

Thanks for tuning in!

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