WPKN Archives: Connections: New and vintage music... plus Tom Petty tribute

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Connections... with Eric Cocks

Original Aired:
Friday, October 6th, 2017
4:03PM to 6:53PM

2 hours, 50 minutes

Saturday, October 7th, 2017 11:03PM

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Episode: Connections: New and vintage music... plus Tom Petty tribute

Oct 6, 2017 episode of Connections on WPKN with Eric Cocks. New and vintage music, plus a special tribute to Tom Petty. 

Includes music by David Bowie (newly remixed by Tony Visconti), The Rolling Stones in mono, Bob Dylan, George Harrison, Elliott Randall, Lou Reed, The Everly Brothers, Silver Apples, Elvis Presley, Steve Addabbo, Emily Duff, The Vogues, Sinead O'Connor, R. Stevie Moore & Jason Falkner, The Doors and more. 

Also new music by Dhani Harrison, Cat Stevens, Phoebe Bridgers, Juana Molina, The Preatures, Chris Price, Cafe Tacuba, Alvvays, Cults and Hope Sandoval & The Warm Inventions. 

In the last 50 minutes of the show, there's a very personal tribute to Tom Petty. Includes live music, songs he produced for Linda Ronstadt and a new one by Chris Hillman of The Byrds (featuring Roger McGuinn), along with Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers backing Bob Dylan. 

Plus Traveling Wilburys, a brief look at Dylan's Time Out Of Mind, The Squeaky Chairs and whatever happened in the moment. 

Thanks for tuning in! 

Last week's episode of Connections, starting with about 25 minutes of Bowie music, including Tony Visconti's remixes of Lodger is also in archives at: 

For info, updates and occasional videos, please check out 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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