WPKN Archives: Spontaneous Connections: Dylan, Beatles, Kinks, Stones, Bo Diddley plus new and vintage music

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Episode: Spontaneous Connections: Dylan, Beatles, Kinks, Stones, Bo Diddley plus new and vintage music

June 3, 2022 episode of Connections on WPKN with Eric Cocks. It’s spontaneous! It’s non-linear!! New and vintage music including extended sections on Bob Dylan, The Beatles, The Kinks, Bo Diddley and The Rolling Stones. Plus David Bowie, Link Wray & His Wraymen, Elvis Presley, The Byrds, Elvis Costello, Paul McCartney, The Orlons, David Lindley, The Rutles, The Shangri-Las, Lee Hazlewood, The Who, Joe Jones, The Beach Boys, Todd Rundgren, Stella Soulé, The Photons and more. 


Also new music by Mike Campbell & The Dirty Knobs with Ian Hunter, Beabadoobie, Sofi Tukker, Big Thief, The Squeaky Chairs, Foreign Few Between and whatever happened in the moment. 


It’s more fun than the news!!!


Because it’s spontaneous, sometimes the connections only become apparent later… even to me! 


Thanks for tuning in!! 



For anyone who might enjoy it, here’s a link to last week’s episode of Connections celebrating Bob Dylan’s 81st Birthday with my good friend Chris Frantz of Talking Heads and Tom Tom Club: 



Connections: Bob Dylan 81st Birthday Celebration with Special Guest Chris Frantz:





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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

Thanks for tuning in!

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