A weekly radio show exploring the music of the 1960s: British Invasion, soul, psychedelia, garage, girl pop, regional hits, album cuts, b-sides, obscure 45s, and more

LISTEN: DIG #234

You’ll hear a KILLER 1968 live cut by Bobbie Gentry off the “Girl from Chickasaw County” box set; a single-only release by Canned Heat; tracks from the ’67 debut albums by Al Green, Fairport Convention (pictured), and Procol Harum; 45s by garage bands the Moving Sidewalks, the Aardvarks, and the King Bees… and much more.

November 14, 2014

LISTEN: DIG #235

Album tracks by the Kinks, Quicksilver Messenger Service, and the Beatles; 45s by Margie Hendrix, the Gants, the Foggy Notions, and Saturday’s Children, and Howard Tate; plus songs by the Grateful Dead, the Gestures, Dantalian’s Chariot, the American Breed, and many others.

November 14, 2014

LISTEN: DIG #236

Qued up for you: album tracks by the Troggs, Status Quo, and Aretha Franklin; a 1967 single by James Taylor’s first band, the Flying Machine; cool soul 45s by the Other Brothers and Willie Gauff with the Love Brothers; a Rolling Stones b-side that got well into the US top 40; plus songs by the the Sorrows, Marianne Faithfull, and American garage bands.

November 14, 2014

LISTEN: DIG #237

Here’s a partial list of the records we’ll listen to: a cut from the debut album by Chicago Transit Authority; 45s by garage bands the Us Too Group, the Regents, and the Foggy Notions; a late ’66 single by Van Dyke Parks; B-sides by Joe Cocker and the Left Banke; plus Peter & Gordon, Richard & Mimi Farina, and the Steve Miller Band.

November 14, 2014

LISTEN: DIG #228

45s out of the mid-60s Pacific Northwest scene; album tracks by Ray Charles, the West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band, the Easybeats, and Neil Young; plus records by the Magic Mushrooms, Danny White, the Mojo Men, the Strawberry Alarm Clock, the End, and more.

November 13, 2014

LISTEN: DIG #229

Album cuts by Big Brother & The Holding Company, the Beach Boys, and Wilson Pickett; a cool 1966 single by Chuck Berry; a ’66 hit for Paul Revere & the Raiders; plus early British beat, Blood Sweat and Tears, Les Fleur de Lys, Mitch Ryder, the Turtles; and more.

November 13, 2014

LISTEN: DIG #230

We’ll listen to a fantastic Hollies b-side, album cuts by Country Joe & The Fish, the Chocolate Watch Band, the Kinks, and Sly & the Family Stone; plus Captain Beefheart, Joe Tex, the Wildlife (pictured), some obscure 45s, and more.

November 13, 2014