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A podcast dedicated to the psychedelic music of the 1960's. The music ranges from familiar hits to deep album cuts and rare recordings. New episodes are uploaded every week (usually on Fridays). Please bookmark this page and come back often to hear new shows or listen to archived favourites. Join me for an enjoyable listening session.

A podcast dedicated to the psychedelic music of the 1960's. The music ranges from familiar hits to deep album cuts and rare recordings. New episodes are uploaded every week (usually on Fridays). Please bookmark this page and come back often to hear new shows or listen to archived favourites. Join me for an enjoyable listening session.

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United States

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A podcast dedicated to the psychedelic music of the 1960's. The music ranges from familiar hits to deep album cuts and rare recordings. New episodes are uploaded every week (usually on Fridays). Please bookmark this page and come back often to hear new shows or listen to archived favourites. Join me for an enjoyable listening session.

Language:

English

Contact:

18057572222


Episodes

Episode 82. Iron Butterfly & The Blues Magoos

7/10/2022
There were two bands that made a significant commercial breakthrough in the late 1960's, one from the west coast and the other from the east coast. Iron Butterfly came from the Los Angeles area and quickly ascended to success with their second album, "In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida". The album was the most successful in Atlantic Records history (pre-Led Zeppelin). The band became an influence on up-and-coming hard rock/heavy metal groups. The Blues Magoos came from The Bronx in New York. Their sound...

Duration:01:07:32

Episode 81. Strawberry Alarm Clock & The Chocolate Watch Band

6/25/2022
They were two distinctly named bands that had two distinctly different sounds, but they were both from the same scene. The Strawberry Alarm Clock sang with vocal harmonies that were similar in arrangement to The Beach Boys and The Association. Musically they had a pleasing "Sunshine Pop" sound and achieved commercial success. The Chocolate Watch Band had a grittier garage rock sound and had sonic similarities to The Rolling Stones. They are favorites in garage rock compilation albums. We...

Duration:00:59:31

Episode 80. The Beach Boys "Pet Sounds/Smile" Era

6/11/2022
In this episode we are going to listen to Brian Wilson's most creative and controversial period in making music. Brian had stopped touring with The Beach Boys and got into a creative phase writing new music without the distractions and stress of touring and he let his muse run wild. His writing had expanded in subject matter as he was getting more personal and moving away from the surf music the band was known for. The peak of his creative powers were during the sessions for his "Pet...

Duration:01:11:32

Episode 79. U.K. One Album Wonders

5/28/2022
This episode will feature three separate bands who were active during the Summer Of Love in England back in 1967. Each band had it's following and signed to a major label. But for many different reasons, their album didn't sell or catch on and they never got te opportunity to record a follow up album. This is the story of the bands Tomorrow, The Smoke and The Koobas. There were other bands in the same predicament but these three definitely should have had longer careers. These are three...

Duration:01:06:42

Episode 78. Pink Floyd, The Early Years

5/15/2022
This is a focus on the early years of the band with Syd Barrett, who was the principal songwriter for the band. He was a very unique writer and he helped to transition the band from being a standard R&B group to a mesmerizing Day-Glow Psychedelic band. The show will feature music from the band's first singles and tracks from their sole complete album with Syd, "Piper At The Gates Of Dawn". Some of his solo work is also featured in this episode. Enjoy the Madcap laughs of the genius of Syd...

Duration:01:17:39

Episode 77. The Move/The Idle Race

5/7/2022
A continuation of the last episode that focused on the music of The Electric Light Orchestra. In this episode we listen to the two previous bands that helped form the concept of ELO. The founders of the band came from two separate groups; Jeff Lynne was in the Birmingham band The Idle Race, which was heavily influenced by The Beatles, Syd Barrett of Pink Floyd and Ray Davies of The Kinks. They played a blend of psychedelic music mixed in with English Music Hall styles and whimsical pop. Roy...

Duration:01:05:04

Episode 76. Electric Light Orchestra

4/24/2022
This is the first episode of our fourth season and we spotlight the music of The Electric Light Orchestra. The band was merged from two psychedelic bands, The Move and The Idle Race, and the band member's musical aspirations were to expand on the orchestral aspect of The Beatles' sound of the late 1960's. Thought they didn't strictly tow that line, they did incorporate classical instrumentation into pop music. This is an overview of their musical career from the 60's into the 70's as led by...

Duration:01:30:03

Episode 75. Kate Bush

4/6/2022
This is a very special episode where we immerse ourselves into the music of Kate Bush. Her music is ethereal and transcendent and she remains one of the most original and unique Artists of this past century. Enjoy. If you would, please make a donation of love and hope to St. Jude Children's Hospital Make an impact on the lives of St. Jude kids - St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (stjude.org) Also: Kathy Bushnell Website for Emily Muff band Home | Kathy Bushnell | Em & Moo Listen to...

Duration:01:08:39

Episode 74. Yes

3/26/2022
This is a special episode on the musical legacy of the English band Yes. They are considered to be the very epitome of the expansively influenced musical genre referred to as Progressive Rock. This is a quick overview of their recorded legacy. If you would, please make a donation of love and hope to St.Jude Children's Hospital Make an impact on the lives of St. Jude kids - St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (stjude.org) Also: Kathy Bushnell Website for Emily Muff band Home | Kathy...

Duration:01:12:12

Episode 73. Jessie's Birthday Special

3/12/2022
This is my birthday special and I'll share a collection of songs I've admired from The Beatles to The Smiths. I hope you will enjoy these selections and share in my celebration by also considering making a donation to St. Jude Children's Hospital. Please click on the link. St.Jude Children's Hospital Make an impact on the lives of St. Jude kids - St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital (stjude.org) Also: Kathy Bushnell Website for Emily Muff band Home | Kathy Bushnell | Em & Moo Listen...

Duration:01:27:27

Episode 72. Lillith's Song [International Women's Month]

3/6/2022
These are selections in observance of International Women's Month. These are artists that have been inspiring and influential in the progression of female musicians art. Joni, Janis, Aretha have paved a path for musicians since the 1960's to express their own passions for music or other vocations in their lives. Also: Kathy Bushnell Website for Emily Muff band Home | Kathy Bushnell | Em & Moo Listen to previous shows at the main webpage at: https://www.buzzsprout.com/1329053 Pamela Des...

Duration:01:20:37

Episode 71. War

2/27/2022
Events of the past few days have incited this special episode of songs from the 60's and early 70's that are directly topical regarding War. Though they were recorded several decades ago, they are still relevant addressing all Wars and military actions including the recent invasion. These are songs of War done by the Prophets of Peace. Also: Listen to previous shows at the main webpage at: https://www.buzzsprout.com/1329053 Pamela Des Barres Home page for books, autographs, clothing and...

Duration:01:10:33

Episode 70. Simon & Garfunkel

2/19/2022
On this special episode we will listen to the greatest duo of the 1960's, Simon & Garfunkel. Their tenure was short but it was impactful. These are select songs showing the development of the duo beginning as a folk duo and then expanding to rock and orchestral arrangements. Their legacy will endure for more decades to come. Also: Listen to previous shows at the main webpage at: https://www.buzzsprout.com/1329053 Pamela Des Barres Home page for books, autographs, clothing and online...

Duration:01:04:39

Episode 69. Valentine's Special ❤️

2/11/2022
This is the second annual Valentine's Day Special with songs of love and affection from the 1960's. Listen in with someone you care about. Happy Valentine's. ❤️ Also: Listen to previous shows at the main webpage at: https://www.buzzsprout.com/1329053 Pamela Des Barres Home page for books, autographs, clothing and online writing classes. Pamela Des Barres | The Official Website of the Legendary Groupie and Author (pameladesbarresofficial.com) Listen to more music by Laurie Larson...

Duration:01:06:22

Episode 68. The Kinks

2/6/2022
This episode reflects back on The Kinks legacy of brilliant British Pop music featuring the talented songwriting genius of Ray Davies. His legacy of songs has touched rock audiences for almost 60 years now. He is a true music Legend in the same sense that John Lennon, Paul McCartney Pete Townshend and Mick Jagger are. This episode skims the surface of his musical inventiveness. Also: Listen to previous shows at the main webpage at: https://www.buzzsprout.com/1329053 Pamela Des Barres...

Duration:01:03:51

Episode 67. The Byrds

1/23/2022
This is a look back on one of the greatest American bands of all time, The Byrds. They started a genre that combined folk music with a rock beat and forged the sound of Bob Dylan and The Beatles. They created a unique sound that was quickly imitated by others. This is a tribute to The Byrds and their recorded legacy. Also: Listen to previous shows at the main webpage at: https://www.buzzsprout.com/1329053 Pamela Des Barres Home page for books, autographs, clothing and online writing...

Duration:01:04:01

Episode 66. The Rolling Stones

1/16/2022
This episode places a focus on the mid to late 60's period of The Rolling Stones music. This is the period where they had moved on from the Blues and explored the Brit Pop style of music that was prevalent among other British Invasion bands at the time. The Rolling Stones adapted and wrote many classic songs of that era. They then made another transition to Psychedelic music for a brief period. This was The Stones most experimental phase in music and they often created some marvelous...

Duration:01:17:29

Episode 65. Bob Dylan

1/8/2022
Bob Dylan has been regarded as the greatest voice of freedom in music and he articulated the thoughts, hopes and disillusionment of a once optimistic generation. He is an enigmatic figure who is still relevant musically to present and future generations of listeners and performers. This is my tribute show to the transcendent Bob Dylan. Also: Listen to previous shows at the main webpage at: https://www.buzzsprout.com/1329053 Listen to more music by Laurie Larson at: Home | Shashké Music...

Duration:01:14:14

Episode 64. The Grateful Dead

12/31/2021
The Grateful Dead were one of the first Psychedelic bands to emerge from the Bay Area to define what would be called the "San Francisco Sound". This episode spotlights their musical highlights from those early Psychedelic years up to the conclusion of the band following the death of founder Jerry Garcia in 1995. Whether you're a longtime fan or a newcomber of The Dead sound then this episode will be perfect to acquaint yourself to the band or to simply relive fond memories and experiences...

Duration:01:11:02

Episode 63. Christmas Holiday Special 🎄

12/22/2021
This is our holiday special complete with music to enhance the feeling of the Season. This is a Psychedelic Christmas and New Year Party show. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays. 🎄🎅 Also: Listen to previous shows at the main webpage at: https://www.buzzsprout.com/1329053 Listen to more music by Laurie Larson at: Home | Shashké Music and Art (laurielarson.net) View the most amazing paintings by Marijke Koger-Dunham (Formally of the 1960's artists collective, "The Fool"). Psychedelic,...

Duration:01:06:31