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Episode: Connections: Exploring The Genius Of Love

July 21, 2017 episode of Connections on WPKN with Eric Cocks, featuring new and vintage music:  
There are many ways to express love. This show covers some of them, while also paying tribute to anniversaries, including the landing of Apollo 11 on the moon… and various other stuff. 
Includes several songs by The Beatles and Bob Dylan, along with The Beach Boys, Chris Isaak, The Zombies, Rick Nelson, Willie Dixon, Brian Wilson, Tom Tom Club, The Yardbirds, Otis Redding, John Lennon, George Harrison, Gary Wright, The Photons, Sam Phillips and Jennifer Warnes covering Leonard Cohen. 
Plus The Yardbirds, Chris Bell, The Flaming Lips, Todd Rundgren, The O'Jays, Randy Newman, Mose Allison, Harry Nilsson, T. Rex, Grant-Lee Phillips & The Section Quartet covering David Bowie, Chris Joss, Mike Neer covering Thelonious Monk on steel guitar, The Byrds and more. 
Also new music by Jenny O., Fiona Silver, Paper Pilots, Lana Del Rey with Sean Ono Lennon, Aldous Harding, Australia's legendary Tol-Puddle Martyrs, Tei Shi, along with The Squeaky Chairs, a brief visit by a well known scientist to discuss space/time theory and whatever happened in the moment. 
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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.

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