WPKN Archives: Spontaneous Connections

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Connections... with Eric Cocks

Original Aired:
Tuesday, December 18th, 2018
4:15PM to 6:51PM

2 hours, 36 minutes

Tuesday, December 18th, 2018 4:00PM

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Episode: Spontaneous Connections

Dec 18, 2018 episode of Connections on WPKN with Eric Cocks. New and vintage music, including Bob Dylan, The Beatles, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Harry Nilsson, Sam Phillips, The Rolling Stones with a special tribute to Keith Richards on his birthday, Bo Diddley, Ennio Morricone, Rockpile, Phillip Glass, Jimi Hendrix, Mose Allison, The Call, Alex Chilton, Todd Rundgren and more. 

Also a special tribute to The Zombies, including an excerpt of an interview with Rod Argent. Plus George Harrison, Julee Cruise, Dennis Wilson, Fleetwood Mac, Jan and Dean, Mojo Mancini, Petula Clark, Donovan, The Beach Boys, The Monkees, The Parallelograms, The Squeaky Chairs and whatever happened in the mojo. 

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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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