WPKN Archives: Subconscious Connections

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Connections... with Eric Cocks

Original Aired:
Friday, December 21st, 2018
4:09PM to 6:52PM

2 hours, 43 minutes

Friday, December 21st, 2018 4:00PM

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Episode: Subconscious Connections

Dec 21, 2018 episode of Connections on WPKN with Eric Cocks. An improvised show featuring new and vintage music, including Bob Dylan rarities mixed by Steve Addabbo, Beatles rarities from the White Album box set, newly released John Lennon and Beach Boys rarities, new live music by Charlotte Gainsbourg, Harry Nilsson, Prince, The Kinks, Sam Phillips rarities, Nick Lowe, Dion, The Animals, Mojo Mancini, The Nazz, David Bowie, Tony Joe White, Del Shannon, Groucho Marx and Fleetwood Mac featuring Lindsey Buckingham. 

Also a brief interview with Rod Argent of The Zombies, new music by Marianne Faithfull, The Beths, Great Willow, Gary Calamar and more, plus Barbara George, The Shangri-Las covering a Jeff Barry-Ellie Greenwich song, Rick Nelson (live), Todd Rundgren, electronic music pioneer Annette Peacock, Simon & Garfunkel, The Archies covering Jeff Barry and Andy Kim, Charles Wright & The Watts 103 Street Rhythm Band, The Slippery Slopes, The Squeaky Chairs and whatever happened in the solstice.  (Btw, it did change from autumn to winter at 5:23 today, during the show.)

Because of the spontaneity of the show, some connections only become apparent later… 

Thanks for tuning in! 

The previous episode of Spontaneous Connections on Dec 18th is available in archives at: 

For updates, info, and occasional videos, articles and photos, 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

Thanks for tuning in!

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