WPKN Archives: Connections in the moment...

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Connections... with Eric Cocks

Original Aired:
Friday, April 6th, 2018
4:01PM to 6:55PM

2 hours, 54 minutes

Friday, April 6th, 2018 4:00PM

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Episode: Connections in the moment...

April 6, 2018 episode of Connections on WPKN with Eric Cocks. New and vintage music. New releases from Nick Lowe, Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, Holly Miranda, Derek Smalls, JB Dunkel, Laura Veirs, Jonathan Wilson, The Breeders, Morcheeba, Salfvman, Lucy Dacus, Father John Misty, Cut Chemist (feat. Laura Darlington), Sunflower Bean, Glen Hansard and Bettye Lavette. 

Plus a great number of Bob Dylan rarities! (Seven!) And The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Kinks, Cindy Lee Berryhill, Cait Brennan, Beck, Garland Jeffreys, Esther Phillips, Nazz, The Alessi Brothers, The Beach Boys (including a previously unknown story about the writing of one of their songs), a Lindsey Buckingham song by Fleetwood Mac (!!), Bobby Darin covering Steve Allen, T Rex, Talking Heads, The Raindrops, Nina Simone, The Strangeloves, Billy Strange, The Supremes, Various Jokes, The Squeaky Chairs 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.

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

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