KCRO Lite - Lonely Boy
On this week's KCRO Lite, co-host Jamie Green is flying solo as Angelo and Michael are both on special assignment! Jamie debuts a new segment entitled "The Mail Never Stops". You will also hear a report from the news desk as The Killer takes a look at the newest developments in streaming music. We hear from this week's unsigned band, Fist Funk Fury from Chicago, and as always, the episode ends with another edition of "Beneath the Roots" with Rockin' Bobby Gee entitled "Emo to My Ears". All this and much more on this week's KCRO Lite!
Episode 10 - Anthony DeCurtis
On this week's episode of the Keep Calm and Rock On Podcast, Michael, Angelo and Jamie are joined by Rolling Stone contributing editor Anthony DeCurtis. They discuss Anthony's long career as a music journalist and author including his upcoming biography on Lou Reed. Anthony also discusses his role on the Nomination Committee of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, his time growing up in New York City, and the KCRO crew picks his brain on all things Rock and Roll!
KCRO Lite - Neil's Negligence
On this weeks' episode of KCRO Lite, Jamie, Angelo, and Michael discuss Rush's current tour, The Grateful Dead's new 80 disc live box set and a new study claiming Americans don't listen to new music after the age of 33. We hear from Americana band Letitia VanSant & The Bonafides as well as another stirring entry of "Beneath the Roots" from KCRO corespondent, Rockin' Bobby Gee. This and much more on The Keep Calm and Rock On Podcast!
Episode 9 - Jim Weider
This week on The Keep Calm and Rock On Podcast, the KCRO crew is joined by guitar great, Jim Weider. Born in famed Woodstock, New York, Jim Weider is a true master of the Fender Telecaster. A session player for many years, Jim would join The Band in 1985 when the group reformed several years after "The Last Waltz". With Jim, The Band would release their outstanding comeback album in 1993 entitled "Jericho". Check out the opening track "Remedy" for an example of Jim's song writing abilities. He's enjoyed such career highlights as performing at the Berlin Wall concert produced by Roger Waters of Pink Floyd, the Bob Dylan 30th Anniversary Concert, and producing 6 internationally distributed guitar instructional videos for Homespun Video. The list of artists Jim has worked with reads long and proud. In addition to Levon Helm, Garth Hudson, and Rick Danko of The Band, Jim has also performed and recorded with Keith Richards, Bob Dylan, Scotty Moore, Graham Park, Los Lobos, Dr. John, Taj Mahal, Mavis Staples, Paul Butterfield, Bob Weir and countless others. Jim also performs as one fourth of Project Percolator, releasing the album "Pulse" in 2009. Currently, Jim is helping uphold the legacy of The Band by performing with The Weight, performing the songs of The Band.
Episode 8 - What Is & What Could Have Been
The music business it filled with many types of stories. Drama, romance, comedy, and tragedy. Success, failure, and everything in between that has derailed careers. Who could have been more than they turned out to be? Who, through circumstances like poor timing, bad decision making, & the politics of the music business, failed to achieve the stardom that others could attain? What is & what could have been on today's episode of The Keep Calm and Rock On Podcast.