What do these 18 songs have in common? You’ll have to guess, and it’s a tough one. (79 minutes)
A second helping of Talking Heads covers for David Byrne’s 65th birthday!
Going back to the 60s and 70s for this edition, with covers of two great precursors of Power Pop: Badfinger and Tommy James & The Shondells! (bonus piece of trivia: I’ve interviewed Tommy James, P. Hux and Johnette Napolitano of Concrete Blonde – all three of whom appear in this episode!) (70 minutes)
Happy Birthday to James Newell Osterberg, Jr. – better known as Iggy Pop – who turned 70 last week! (81 minutes)
So many birthdays that warrant getting mentioned, but maybe don’t have enough content for a whole cover story – and that’s the whole reason I went to the longer format, isn’t it? Celebrating birthdays for MC Hammer, Herb Alpert, Emmylou Harris, Carl Perkins, Joss Stone, Sarah Cracknell (lead vocalist for Saint Etienne), Liz Phair and…
Celebrating the birthday of Reginald Dwight wit a BIG show of covers! (94 minutes)