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The Ferris Wheel Classic Rock Show

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This award-winning podcast looks at classic rock - and the people who made/make it - with enough knowledge, irreverence, and low-level insanity to make it worthwhile. It's all about Rock Talk.

This award-winning podcast looks at classic rock - and the people who made/make it - with enough knowledge, irreverence, and low-level insanity to make it worthwhile. It's all about Rock Talk.

Location:

Canada

Description:

This award-winning podcast looks at classic rock - and the people who made/make it - with enough knowledge, irreverence, and low-level insanity to make it worthwhile. It's all about Rock Talk.

Language:

English

Contact:

613-298-4000


Episodes

The 27 Club: Beware the Siren's Song

7/26/2021
The 27 Club: Beware the Siren's Song. Like the Hotel California, once you check in to the 27 Club, you can never leave. What is it about this much-dreaded group that attracts so many rockers? Is it fate or just bad internal GPS. Find out!

Duration:00:45:09

Classic Rock Intro To The Good Dr. Clarke

7/16/2021
As we dug deep into the FWCRS Vault, this was the first episode of the permanent trio. As Kennedy and Wheeler were performing pilot episodes, they found solitude in the Dr. Clarke. Who has embarked on this forever journey and this was the birth of the 3 Amigos... Kennedy, Wheeler, & Dr. Clarke

Duration:00:57:03

What Is Classic Rock Reprise - Part 1

7/16/2021
Classic Rock is a radio format which developed from the Album Oriented Rock (AOR) format in the early 1980s. The guys tend to take a stab at explaining on who and what is classic rock and should not be there. Have a listen.....

Duration:01:01:41

What Is Classic Rock Reprise - Part 2

7/16/2021
Classic Rock is a radio format which developed from the Album Oriented Rock (AOR) format in the early 1980s. The guys tend to take a stab at explaining who and what is classic rock and should not be there. Have a listen.....

Duration:00:56:14

How George Harrison's Concert for Bangladesh Changed Rock

7/5/2021
The lecture comes from the heart. Harrison has never regarded himself as a solo performer, nor has he ever wanted to be one. Far less has he ever seen himself as master of ceremonies, charged with carrying an entire show. It is a role to which he believes he is almost wholly ill-suited, listen in as Medicated Wheeler explains the concert in depth....

Duration:00:15:19

Classic Rock In Canada - Part 4

7/4/2021
Do you think you know Canadian Music, well so did we until we did the four part series of this beautiful country. From the east coast to the west coast, The 3 Amigos taught themselves a history lesson, in a nutshell of Canadian Music... Part 4 Welcome to the FWCRS Vault.

Duration:00:37:28

Classic Rock In Canada - Part 3

7/3/2021
Do you think you know Canadian Music, well so did we until we did the four part series of this beautiful country. From the east coast to the west coast, The 3 Amigos taught themselves a history lesson, in a nutshell of Canadian Music... Part 3 Welcome to the FWCRS Vault.

Duration:00:37:19

Classic Rock In Canada - Part 2

7/2/2021
Do you think you know Canadian Music, well so did we until we did the four part series of this beautiful country. From the east coast to the west coast, The 3 Amigos taught themselves a history lesson, in a nutshell of Canadian Music... Part 2 Welcome to the FWCRS Vault.

Duration:00:48:11

Classic Rock In Canada - Part 1

7/1/2021
Do you think you know Canadian Music, well so did we until we did the four part series of this beautiful country. From the east coast to the west coast, The 3 Amigos taught themselves a history lesson, in a nutshell of Canadian Music... Part 1

Duration:00:47:41

Van Halen - Making Sense of The Line Up Changes

6/25/2021
Ever wonder why there have been numerous line up changes in one of the Greatest Classic rock band, so did Kennedy, and even though he has admitted that David Lee Roth is the best, he still gives credit where it's due, and of course it's with David Lee Roth....

Duration:00:17:08

Why Is Pet Sounds Among The Best Albums Ever

6/14/2021
The best Beach Boys album, one of the best of the 1960s. The group here reached a whole new level in terms of both composition and production, layering tracks upon tracks of vocals and instruments to create a richly symphonic sound. Dr. Clarke takes you on his magical mystery journey, on why he agrees with the critics on this album. Listen in.

Duration:00:16:09

Classic Rock One Man Bands, So They Say

6/4/2021
When we went back into the vault, we never knew that Kennedy was not perfect, or seemed that Clarke was the brains on a certain bet of who produced the White Album, the verdict is still out and as per Kennedy it was Jeff Lynne to help out George Martin at the time. The facts don't lie, but critics feel Kennedy was right and Dr. Clarke Was Wrong...... Listen in friends of the show.

Duration:00:37:25

Classic Rock's 30 Burning Questions, with more fuel to the Fire!!!

5/24/2021
Was there ever a time you had a question that needed an answer. Well you are in luck, as the guys dig deep into their VAULT. The 30 burning questions of Classic Rock have come back with full force and more questions to fuel to the fire. Listen in on this fabulous day.

Duration:00:58:30

72 Times Classic Rockers Changed Their Names!!!

5/14/2021
Like DMX said in the Hip/Hop Rap World, What's My Name... The Ferris Wheel Classic Rock Show go down a list of those famous artists we all love & know, we reveal what their actual birth certificate really says. Mom and Dad are proud for sure. Also keep a close listen to Dr Clarke get mad when the Beatles George Harrison appears on this list. Nothing like a classic from the Ferris Wheel Classic Rock Show VAULT!!!

Duration:00:36:18

Pink Floyd - Are They Really From The Dark Side Of The Moon?

5/5/2021
Wish You Were, under this Division Bell, on the Dark Side of the Moon. We are all animals with the same Atom Heart Mother. We all like to Meddle with the Pipers at the Gates of Dawn, who are behind The Wall. I have had a Momentary Lapse of Reason, due to The Delicate Sound of Thunder. I am always at my best when I am at the Endless River with my good friend Ummagumma. Join the guys with their special guest Carlo, as they discuss the prog legends Pink Floyd.

Duration:01:01:59

The Doors: People Really Are Strange.

5/5/2021
In this episode, Dr. Clarke parlays two visits (count 'em, 2) to Jim Morrison's Paris grave site, inspiring a unique, special interpretation of a seminal classic rock band that's like no other - before or since.

Duration:00:35:37

David Bowie: Yes, There's Life On Mars w/special guest Cosmo

5/5/2021
The three amigos are joined by an outstanding star DJ and Bowie freak to deliver an episode that has as much panache, color and style as Bowie's hairstyles throughout the years. Listen in and go through a few ch-ch-changes.

Duration:01:02:54

Foo Fighters: How to Take Medicine at Midnight

5/5/2021
You start in the garage with heavy rock, garnish with grunge, then bake it up with punk and some beauty ballads. They play stadiums and when they leave, they take the garage with them. Listen in while Ferris Kennedy explains aural nirvana.

Duration:00:35:25

R.E.M.: Not Everybody Hurts

5/5/2021
Darlings of college rock but too moody to stay on campus while hanging with the post-punk and alternative rock crowds. Discover what all the noise was about.

Duration:00:34:06

Bon Scott Vs. Brian Johnson: AC/DC's Biggest Question?

5/3/2021
Bon vs. Brian: AC/DC's Big Question. Is one singer better than the other? You didn't believe you'd ever get an answer to this classic rock conundrum. Ferris Kennedy puts his reputation on the line and delivers!

Duration:00:22:43