A mock university lecture-style look at the live (and sometimes studio) histories of Led Zeppelin, the Grateful Dead and others.
E25: Grateful Dead - 'Workingman's Dead' 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition Review (w/Spencer Cropper & Jeremy Shaw)
In this episode, I am joined by two very special guests -- my brother, Spencer Cropper, and my best friend, Jeremy Shaw -- to help me review the recently-released (July) 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition of 'Workingman's Dead,' one of the Grateful Dead's two best studio albums. This release is comprised of a pristine remastering of the original album, along with a previously-unreleased concert from February 21, 1971 at the Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, NY.
E24: Grateful Dead - 'Dave's Picks, Vol. 36' Review
In this episode I review the Grateful Dead's latest archival live release, 'Dave's Picks, Vol. 36,' which is comprised of the complete March 26 & 27, 1987 shows at the Hartford Civic Center in Connecticut.
E23: Grateful Dead - 'Dave's Picks, Vol. 35' Review
In this episode I review the Grateful Dead's second-most recent archival live release, 'Dave's Picks, Vol. 35,' which contains the complete April 20, 1984 show from the Philadelphia Civic Center, along with seven songs from the show the night before at the same venue.
E22: AC/DC - 'Power Up' Review
In this episode I review AC/DC's new album, 'Power Up,' their 17th studio album.
E21: Alex Whorms Interview - "I'll Be Home For Christmas"
In this episode I chat with my good friend, Alex Whorms, about her cover of "I'll Be Home For Christmas," which was just released today, as well as some memories from our days as bandmates.
E20: The Best And Worst Stage Costumes
In this episode, with Halloween this week, I examine some of the best (and worst) stage outfits ("costumes") in the music world -- virtual trick-or-treating-style.