WPKN Archives: Spontaneous Connections: New and vintage music

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Connections... with Eric Cocks

Original Aired:
Friday, April 17th, 2020
4:11PM to 6:53PM

2 hours, 42 minutes

Friday, April 17th, 2020 4:07PM

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Episode: Spontaneous Connections: New and vintage music

April 17, 2020 episode of Connections on WPKN with Eric Cocks. It's spontaneous! it's non-linear! New and vintage music including new releases by Bob Dylan, Phoebe Bridgers, Fiona Apple, Bettye LaVette, The Dirty Knobs (featuring Mike Campbell), Skylar Gudasz, Jenny O., M. Ward, Laura Marling, Flowers of America, Bruce Sudano, Rachelle Garniez, Jay Som, Miranda Lambert and more.  

Also The Beatles, The Kinks, Allen Toussaint, Brian Eno, Velvet Underground, Randy Newman, The Byrds, Dennis Wilson, John Sebastian, Jerry Lee Lewis, Norma Tanega, Vladamir Ussachevsky, Arthur Alexander, Dusty Springfield (celebrating her birthday), The American Breed, Bob Luman, The Usual Gang of Idiots, Jimi Hendrix, Temporary Glitches, The Neu Normal, The Squeaky Chairs and whatever happened in the moment. 

Please note, there were some technical issues where a small number of songs were cut short part way through, but it all worked out in the end. 

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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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