Harry Nilsson and the Beatles
Original air date August 11, 2012 | Time 56:00
"Harry Nilsson, American Singer Songwriter"
Born in Brooklyn, Harry Nilsson released his first album on RCA Pandemonium Shadow Show which became a favorite of John Lennon and Paul McCartney. We hear "Without Her" by Nilsson, "For No One" by McCartney from 1966's album Revolver and Nilsson's song "One" in a famous cover by Three Dog Night in 1968. He goes to England to record 1971's album Nilsson Schmillson and we hear "Coconut" and at the very end of the program "Without You" a Grammy winning recording. Back in Los Angeles in 1974 John Lennon produces Nilsson's Pussy Cats and we hear "Mucho Mungo" co-written by Lennon and Nilsson followed by "#9 Dream" from John Lennon's Walls and Bridges. After Nilsson's death in 1994, a tribute album was released and we hear Randy Newman, Ringo Starr & Stevie Nicks, and Brian Wilson singing songs by Harry Nilsson.
Native American Influence in Rock: Robbie Robertson, Jimi Hendrix, Walela, Rita Cooledge
Original air date Feb 23 2019 | Time 59:00
We listen to some tracks from Robbie Robertson "Music for the Native American" whose heritage is Mohawk. Jimi Hendrix's mother was Cherokee! We hear "Little Wing". Brewer and Shipley sing an indian chant "Whi Chi Tai Tai". From the "Best of Walela" we hear Rita Coolidge, who Cherokee.
Bare Trees, Grey Skies - Fleetwood Mac, Becca Stevens, Jimi Hendrix
Original air date Sept 14, 2019 | Time 59:00
The Seasons are Changing, you can tell from the trees. They surround us. There are more trees here than people. They understand and show me how it's done. The leaves begin to fall, the wind begins to blow and the seasons turn.
Fleetwood Mac, Bare Trees, Bare Trees
Fleetwood Mac, Woman of 1000 Years, Future Games
Becca Steven,s Tillery, Tillery
David Crosby, I Am No Artist, Here If You Listen
David Crosby, Vagrants of Venice, Here If You Listen
David Crosby, Sky Trails, Sky Trails
Michael Hedges, Rough Wind In Oklahoma, Torched
The Jimi Hendrix Experience, The Wind Cries Mary, Are You Experienced
The Jimi Hendrix Experience, All Along the Watchtower , Electric Ladyland
The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Rainy Day, Dream Away, Electric Ladyland
Road to Heaven (English/Geary)
From Hyperjinx Tricycle with lyrics by Ron English for his friend Daniel Johnston.
Daniel Johnston passed away on Sept 11, 2019 and we all mourn the loss to our world and pray for his entrance into the next.
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