WPKN Archives: Spontaneous Connections: Beatles, Rutles, Stones, Kinks, Nilsson plus new and vintage music

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Connections... with Eric Cocks

Original Aired:
Friday, January 3rd, 2020
4:10PM to 6:52PM

2 hours, 42 minutes

Friday, January 3rd, 2020 4:01PM

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Episode: Spontaneous Connections: Beatles, Rutles, Stones, Kinks, Nilsson plus new and vintage music

Jan 3, 2020 episode of Connections on WPKN with Eric Cocks. New and vintage music, plus a very personal tribute to Neil Innes of The Rutles, Bonzo Dog Band and Monty Python (including excerpts of a WPKN interview with Neil).  

The show includes multiple songs by The Beatles, The Rutles, The Kinks, The Rolling Stones, Harry Nilsson, Alex Chilton and Elvis Presley, along with Bo Diddley, Linda Ronstadt, Warren Zanes, The Shangri-Las, Elliott Randall, P.F. Sloan collaborating with Stevie Kalinich, Rick Nelson, Bobby Darin and more. 

Also, new music from Hifi Sean (feat. Crystal Waters), Maggie Rogers, beabadoobee, Potty Mouth, Alice Wallace, David Helplin, The Clique Bates, The Squeaky Chairs and whatever happened in the moment. 

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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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