WPKN Archives: Spontaneous Connections

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Connections... with Eric Cocks

Original Aired:
Friday, December 1st, 2017
4:08PM to 6:55PM

2 hours, 47 minutes

Friday, December 1st, 2017 4:00PM

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Episode: Spontaneous Connections

Dec 1, 2017 episode of Connections on WPKN with Eric Cocks. New and vintage music by David Bowie, George Harrison, The Kinks, Elliott Randall, Til Tuesday, Link Wray & The Wray-men, Carole King, The Who, T-Rex, several tracks by Bob Dylan (including rare mixes of outtakes by Steve Addabbo) and more. 

Also, a world premiere by Peppy Castro of The Blues Magoos. New music by Brandi Carlile, Sunflower Bean, Nilüfer Yanya, The World, EERA and more. 

Some favorite 2017 releases by Emily Duff, Jenny O., Gary Calamar and Cindy Lee Berryhill. 

Plus John Lennon, The Funk Brothers, Leon Russell, Paul Revere and The Raiders, Harry Nilsson, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Charlie Feathers, Nick Lowe, Psychic TV, The Human Beinz, The Seeds, Ronnie & The Daytonas, Miscellaneous Comments, The Squeaky Chairs, comedy from Steve Martin and whatever happened in the moment. 

Thanks for tuning in! 

For additional info, updates and occasional videos, please join the official 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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