WPKN Archives: Connections with Eric Cocks

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Show:
Connections... with Eric Cocks

Original Aired:
Friday, November 20th, 2015
4:12PM to 6:55PM

Duration:
2 hours, 43 minutes

Posted:
Saturday, November 21st, 2015 11:58AM

Tags:
hamsandwich new beatles psychedelic kinks lennon eclectic vinyl dylan wpkn mono connections comedy samphillips zombies magoos nilsson bootleg vintage humor freeform demos beachboys squeaky chairs talkingheads squeakychairs cuttingedge calamar


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Episode: Connections with Eric Cocks

Nov 20, 2015 episode of Connections with Eric Cocks on WPKN. New and vintage music including world premieres, playing what feels right in the moment. Paper Pilots, The Beatles, Talking Heads, Au Pair, Bob Dylan's Cutting Edge, Elvis Costello, Eagles Of Death Metal, newly released Beach Boys, rare demos of Oscar winning classics by Alan Menken, along with Warren Zevon, Grimes, The Pixies, The Blues Magoos, David Bowie, Warren Zanes and more. 

Plus world premieres from Gary Calamar and La Fleur Fatale. Dave Edmunds, The Kinks, Harry Nilsson, P.J. Sloan, Pure Bathing Culture, Nick Lowe, John Hartford, The Fantastic Baggys, Johnny Rivers, Allen Toussaint, Hermitude, The 6ths, The Turtles, Herman's Hermits, Korey Dane, Chris Joss, Martin Courtney, The Bonzo Dog Band, Mindy Jones, a few thoughts on current times, a John Cage cover by The Squeaky Chairs and whatever happened in the moment. 

Thank for tuning in! 


Previous episodes of Connections are available in the WPKN archives, including interviews with Chris Frantz of Talking Heads and Tom Tom Club, New Yorker cartoonist and author Roz Chast, Peppy Castro of The Blues Magoos, Grammy Award winning singer and author Janis Ian and more. Also special features on Bob Dylan, The Beatles, Harry Nilsson, The Beach Boys, Bob Marley and the British Invasion.
 
Here are some direct links: 


Connections: Dylan's Cutting Edge 1965-1966 and more (Nov 4, 2015)
(The first hour and a half explores previously unreleased songs and outtakes): 

 




Connections: The Beatles and Dylan in Mono on Vinyl and more… 






Connections: Dylan's Basement Tapes and other stuff… 





 
May 15, 2015 Bob Dylan Special with Chris Frantz: 
 
 
 
 


Roz Chast: Guest DJ and Interview with New Yorker cartoonist and bestselling author: 

 

 
 

Peppy Castro of The Blues Magoos: Interview/Conversation


 
 
 
 
Janis Ian Interview: 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Connections: Beatles, Dylan, Nilsson, Kinks, Elvis, Beach Boys and new music (August 2015): 
 
 
 
 


Connections with Eric Cocks: Odds and Ends, New and Vintage… 


 
 
 
 
Connections at Night (including music and comedy geared for late night listening): 
 
 
 
 
 

Bob Dylan Special with Chris Frantz and Jeff Slate (May 2014): 

 
 

 
 
Connections: Music of the Heart (Sep 2015): 
 
 
 
 
 

For more info, updates and occasional videos, please check the FaceBook page: Connections on WPKN 

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

Thanks for tuning in!

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