Confessions, Rumours and Elastic Days

Nov 5, 2018

Monday, November 12

We commemorate Veterans Day with selections from Band of Gypsies, Soul Asylum, Jason Isbell, John Prine and more.

Adrian Belew's 'Mr. Music Head'
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Tuesday, November 13

Released in 1989, Mr. Music Head was Adrian Belew’s (David Bowie, King Crimson) fourth solo album and features his only radio hit to date, “Oh Daddy,” a duet with his eldest daughter, Audie. We’ll hear selections from that release as well as selections from Belew’s work with Paul Simon and Talking Heads.

Wednesday, November 14

Elastic Days is the new solo release from Dinosaur Jr. guitarist J Mascis. Listen for selections from that recording as well as music from The Replacements’ 1990 album All Shook Down.

Lindsey Buckingham's 'Under the Skin'
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Thursday, November 15

Released in 2006, Under The Skin was Lindsey Buckingham’s fourth solo album. We’ll hear from that release as well as Fleetwood Mac’s Rumours.

Friday, November 16

Issued in 1991, Dweezil Zappa’s Confessions  was produced by Nuno Bettencourt, guitarist for the band Extreme (“More Than Words”); the album featured appearances by Zappa’s brother Ahmet as well as alumni from his father Frank’s band, including bassist Scott Thunes and guitarist/keyboardist Mike Keneally. Listen for music from that recording as well as selections from Frank Zappa’s Shut Up ‘n Play Yer Guitar.

Steve Vai's 'Alive in an Ultra World'
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Saturday, November 17

Released in mid-2001 Alive In An Ultra World was musician Steve Vai’s tribute to the many countries he visited during his 2000 world tour in support of The Ultra Zone. The live set features songs written for people of the nations of Ireland, Poland, Bulgaria and Portugal. We’ll hear music from that release as well as from Mike Keneally’s Wooden Smoke.

Monday, November 19

Listen for selections from The Kinks’ landmark 1968 LP The Kinks are The Village Green Preservation Society as well as music from Billy Bragg’s 1988 effort, Workers Playtime.

Tuesday, November 20

We celebrate the birthdays of Chris Opperman, Kevin Gilbert and Joe Walsh. 

Paul Gilbert's 'Stone Pushing Uphill Man'
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Wednesday, November 21

Stone Pushing Uphill Man is the 2014 covers collection from guitarist Paul Gilbert featuring renditions of songs originally recorded by Elton John, Aerosmith and The Police. We’ll hear music from that release as well as Aerosmith’s 1976 release, Rocks.

Thursday, November 22

It’s our annual Thanksgiving celebration with music from The Kinks, Mike Keneally, Lyle Lovett and more.